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Chris Huhne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the cost has been of a (a) short-term visitor visa for (i) single and (ii) multiple entry and (b) long-term visitor visa for (A) one year, (B) two years, (C) five years and (D) 10 years in each year since 2000. 
|Visit visa duration||1999-2000 to 2001-02||2002-03 to 2004-05||2005-06 to 2006-07||2007-08||2008-09||2009-10|
|(1) Represents brace.|
All visit visas are multiple entry visas. Any single visit cannot exceed six months, regardless of the validity of the visa.
These figures do not constitute part of National Statistics as they are based on internal management information. The information has not been quality assured under National Statistics protocols, should be treated as provisional and is subject to change.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how long on average elapsed between an applicant in Pakistan applying for each type of visa and a decision on that application being made in the latest period for which figures are available. 
Alan Johnson: The current processing time on receipt of the visa application to decision for settlement applications is up to 60 working days. For all other types of applications the current average processing time is up to 15-20 working days from receipt of application to decision. Some cases can take considerably longer while further checks are carried out. Complex cases take longer.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he plans to answer Question 259199 tabled by the hon. Member for Southend West on 23 February 2009 on the British Nationality (Honorary Citizenship) Bill; what the reasons are for the time taken to respond; what recent representations he has received from hon. Members on the time taken by his Department to respond to Questions for written answer; and if he will make a statement. 
The Department makes every effort to respond to Members' questions within the deadlines set. Sometimes this is not possible. A few hon. Members have tabled written questions on the Department's PQ performance this session.
Mr. MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he plans to answer Question (a) 273961, (b) 273962, (c) 273963 and (d) 273964, tabled on 5 May 2009, on the Cabinet meeting in Glasgow. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he plans to answer (a) Question 281217, tabled on 16 June 2009, on visa applications at Pristina, (b) Question 281218, tabled on 16 June 2009,
on visa applications at Skopje, (c) Question 276908, tabled on 19 May 2009, on Gurkhas and (d) Question 273542, tabled on 5 May 2009, on Gurkhas. 
Mr. Woolas [holding answer 7 July 2009]: In respect of Parliamentary Question 281217, I replied to the hon. Member on 21 July 2009. In respect of Parliamentary Question 28128, I replied to the hon. Member on 13 July 2009, Official Report, column 144W. I replied to the hon. Member on Parliamentary Questions 276908 and 273542 on 20 July 2009, Official Report, column 930W.
Mr. Woolas: I replied (a) to the hon. Member on 15 July 2009, Official Report, column 400W and my right hon. Friend the Member for Delyn (Mr. Hanson) replied (b) on 20 July 2009, Official Report, column 909W.
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he plans to respond to question 275375 from the hon. Member for Hemel Hempstead on correspondence with the UK Border Agency on asylum seekers from Zimbabwe. 
The Government's Cyber Security Strategy, published last month, announced new governance structures and a cross-government programme of work in pursuit of the UK's strategic cyber security objectives. These objectives include reducing the risks and exploiting the opportunities from our use of cyber space through improving knowledge, capabilities and decision-making.
Workstream 1: Safe, secure and Resilient Systems
Workstream 2: Policy, Doctrine, Legal and Regulatory Issues
Workstream 3: Awareness and Culture Change
Workstream 4: Skills and Education
Workstream 5: Technical Capabilities and Research and Development
Workstream 6: Exploitation
Workstream 7: International Engagement
Workstream 8: Governance, Roles and Responsibilities
These workstreams will build on existing work to take forward the Government's plans for reducing the impact on and vulnerability of the UK's interests from cyber attacks. They also describe how the Government
would improve knowledge and awareness of the issues and the range of stakeholders who will be involved in the process, including the public.
Jo Swinson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what percentage of employees in her Department are (a) women and (b) men; and what the average hourly pay is of (i) male and (ii) female employees. 
Mr. Rooney: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many jobseeker's allowance claimants aged (a) 18 to 21 and (b) 22 to 24 years old in each Jobcentre Plus district have been unemployed for up to (i) six and (ii) 12 months. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many jobseeker's allowance claimants aged (a) 18 to 21 and (b) 22 to 24 years old in each Jobcentre Plus district have been unemployed for up to (i) six months and (ii) 12 months. (288705)
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) compiles the number of claimants of Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) from the Jobcentre Plus administrative system. The duration of claims is not available for 18 to 21 year olds or 22 to 24 year olds. As an alternative table 1 shows the number of JSA claimants aged 18 to 19 and 20 to 24 who have claimed for up to 26 weeks and more than 26 up to 52 weeks.
National and local area estimates for many labour market statistics, including employment, unemployment and claimant count are available on the NOMIS website at:
|Table 1: Number( 1) of persons claiming jobseeker's allowance in each Jobcentre Plus district by age and duration|
|Up to 26 weeks||Over 26 and up to 52 weeks||Up to 26 weeks||Over 26 and up to 52 weeks|
|(1) Rounded to nearest 5.|
Jobcentre Plus administrative system.
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