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Mr. Grogan: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether implementation of his Department's proposals for a contained contestable element of the television licence fee would require the enactment of primary legislation. 
Mr. Simon: Primary legislation is not required for introducing a contained contestable element within the television licence fee but may be necessary depending on how the contained contestable element is spent and will be considered as part of the Government's proposed Digital Economy Bill.
Mr. Grogan: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether implementation of his Department's proposals for the allocation of a proportion of the projected digital switchover help scheme underspend to test a range of pilots testing different models for the creation of contestable funding for news before 2012 would require (a) the enactment of legislation and (b) approval by the BBC Trust. 
Mr. Simon: The allocation of an underspend in relation to the switchover help scheme is dealt with in schedule 1 to that scheme. While the BBC Trust's approval of this spend is not specifically required, the Government will be discussing the use of the television licence fee with the BBC Trust during the current consultation period. Whether primary legislation is needed or not will depend on how the underspend is spent, and will be considered as part of the Government's proposed Digital Economy Bill.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many free theatre tickets have been given out to young people in each region since the launch of the A Night Less Ordinary Scheme in February 2009. 
Barbara Follett: Data is still being collected, but the number of tickets given away in each region in the first three months of the A Night Less Ordinary scheme (16 February-30 April 2009) is set out in the following table:
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|(1) Awaiting results from one theatre|
(2) As part of Rural Highlights Touring Scheme
(3) Awaiting results from three theatres
Andrew Stunell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding his Department allocated for development of the tourism sector in each region of England in each year since 2003. 
In each year from 2003-04 to 2007-08, DCMS contributed £3.6 million to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Single Programme budget (the "Single Pot") in respect of regional tourism responsibilities. The Single Pot, which was set at approximately £2.2 billion, £2.2 billion and £2.1 billion in 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 respectively, is allocated among the RDAs by DBIS. DCMS's contribution will be £3.5 million, £3.4 million and £3.3 million in these years.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the budget is for the (a) office, (b) staffing costs and (c) other expenditure of the Prime Minister's Special Representative to the 2018 World Cup Bid in (i) 2009-10 and (ii) 2010-11. 
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the responsibilities of the Prime Minister's Special Representative to the 2018 World Cup Bid are; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Sutcliffe [holding answer 20 July 2009]: The Prime Minister appointed the World Cup ambassador on 27 June 2007 with the purpose of working closely with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and the English Football Association, to promote our bid to host the 2018 World Cup.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many overseas visits the Prime Minister's Special Representative for the 2018 World Cup Bid has undertaken; at what cost; and what visits are planned prior to May 2010. 
Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many times the police have been called out to accident and emergency departments in each NHS trust area because of disorderly conduct by patients in each of the last five years. 
Gillian Merron: There are a number of drugs that can be used to treat, or that are used in the treatment, of alcohol dependency. The vast majority of these drugs are used to treat a range of other conditions and data on their use cannot be broken down to show use by disease group, therefore providing this data would be misleading. However, Dusulfiram (Antabuse) and Acamprosate Calcium (Campral EC) are used only in the treatment of alcohol dependency and the following table gives the combined number of prescription items for Dusulfiram (Antabuse) and Acamprosate Calcium (Campral EC) dispensed in the community in England over the last five years.
|Number of prescription items for Acamprosate Calcium (Campral EC) and Disulfiram (Antabuse) dispensed in the community in England, 2004 - 08|
Prescriptions are written on a prescription form. Each single item written on the form is counted as a prescription item.
The information on the number of men and women diagnosed as alcohol-dependent is not collected centrally and information on the proportion of men and women diagnosed as alcohol-dependent is not available in the format requested.
Information on the proportion of men and women in England who showed 'any dependence' on alcohol is available for 2000 and 2007 as part of the NHS Information Centre for health and social care report "Adult Psychiatric Morbidity in England, 2007". However, data on alcohol dependence is available for the following age groups 16 to 24, 25 to 34, 35 to 44, 45 to 54, 55 to 64, 65 to 74, and not the age groups requested.
This report provides useful trend data, comparing 2007 with 2000, however it is important to note that it uses a definition of 'any dependence', which will have included a number of people with mild dependence who either did not require intensive specialised treatment or whose dependence would resolve without any intervention.
Epidemiological analysis of alcohol dependence by independent academics, including that provided in the Alcohol Needs Assessment Research Project (ANARP) commissioned from St. George's university in 2004, included use of a different methodology for estimating the most clinically relevant level of alcohol dependence in the population, taking into account the reliability and robustness of using the cut-off chosen in their study.
The cut-off used in the ANARP study, for example, was used to identify either moderately or severely dependent drinkers, as opposed to the identification of "any dependence" used for the "Adult Psychiatric Morbidity in England, 2007" report sample.
ANARP conducted their research over a period of six months between September 2004 and February 2005, and found an overall prevalence figure for alcohol dependence of 3.6 per cent. in those aged between 16 and 64, which equated to 1.1 million people with alcohol dependence for England.
The "Adult Psychiatric Morbidity in England, 2007" report, shows the proportion of men and women, by age, who showed any dependence on alcohol in 2000 and 2007. A copy of the "Adult Psychiatric Morbidity in England, 2007" report has been placed in the Library.
Mr. Mike O'Brien: The following table provides the net ingredient cost (NIC) of analgesic drugs for both primary and secondary care. The primary care figures are for those drugs as listed in section 4.7 of the British National Formulary. The secondary care NIC figures are for drugs in the following Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) European Pharmaceutical Market Research Association (EPhMRA) sections: N02A0 Narcotic Analgesics, N02B0 Non-Narcotic Analgesics and N02C0 Anti-migraine Preparations.
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Prescription Cost Analysis (PCA) and Hospital Pharmacy Audit Index held by IMS Health
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 14 May 2007, Official Report, columns 574-5W, on blood: contamination, what steps he has taken to identify the reasons for the destruction of legal waivers indemnifying the Government against any further litigation signed by registrants of the MacFarlane Trust; and if he will make a statement. 
Gillian Merron: Further to the answer of 14 May 2007, Official Report, column 574W, the Department has identified 247 waivers on file. As explained in the previous answer, a number of waivers going back to 1989 were inadvertently destroyed with the files in which they were held.
Mr. Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on new techniques for identifying cardiovascular risk in children; and at what locations such research is being carried out. 
Gillian Merron: The Department's National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funding a study via its Health Technology Assessment programme on pulse oximetry as a screening test for congenital heart disease in newborn babies. The chief investigator responsible for the study is based at Birmingham University. The NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and University College London Institute of Child Health is also undertaking relevant research as part of its work on the molecular basis of childhood disease.
The Government's Healthy Child Programme recommends that by 72 hours all babies should have a clinical examination of the heart. Those with a suspected abnormality of the heart on examination, or who are at
risk of an abnormality, should have an appropriate diagnostic assessment and start treatment for the condition as soon as indicated. The examinations are usually performed by doctors, but can also be carried out by midwives and specialist nurses. The aim of the clinical examination is to pick up a problem as early as possible, so that any treatment can start as early as possible. The examination record is included in the Red Book under "Colour, pulses, heart sounds and murmurs" for newborns and "Murmur, Cyanosis, Femorals" for the six to eight weeks examination carried out by general practitioners or trained health visitors. The Red Book provides a record of child development, growth, immunisations and the results of examination and screening tests, and should be given and explained to all parents soon after their baby is born.
Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for North Norfolk of 12 February 2009, Official Report, columns 2165-66W, on cardiovascular systems: screening, whether his Department is monitoring the location of settings from which vascular checks are being commissioned in each primary care trust area; and if he will make a statement. 
Ann Keen: Currently, no data are collected centrally by the Department on which settings primary care trusts (PCTs) are commissioning NHS health checks to take place in. We are working to establish a national minimum data set on NHS health checks, in order to help PCTs and strategic health authorities observe progress of the NHS health check programme locally.
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