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Steve Webb: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how much was paid in salary and wage costs for civil servants in the last 12 months; and what estimate she has made of the proportion of that figure which was paid to civil servants who earn more than £50,000 per annum. 
Simon Hughes: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many (a) Ministers and (b) civil servants of her Department plan to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. 
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) what efficiency savings projects (a) her Department and (b) its agency put in place under the Operational Efficiency Programme; on what date each such project was initiated; how much each such project was
expected to contribute to departmental savings; how much had been saved through each such project on the latest date for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement; 
(2) what efficiency savings projects the Prime Minister's Office put in place under the Operational Efficiency Programme; on what date each such project was initiated; how much each such project was expected to contribute to the Office's savings; how much had been saved through each such project on the latest date for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement. 
Angela E. Smith: The Cabinet Office, which includes the Prime Minister's Office, has a number of value for money saving initiatives in place to deliver against its original target of £35 million in 2010-11 as set at CSR 2007. Those initiatives include activities complementary to the Operational Efficiency Programme including: sourcing of shared services for HR and Finance transaction processing from DWP; leading on development of the Public Sector Flex shared IT service; consolidating the estate by vacating and disposing of non-core leasehold buildings and using core freehold buildings more intensively.
At Budget 2009 the Cabinet Office was tasked with finding a further £10 million of savings bringing the total to £45 million in 2010-11. Business planning for 2010-11 is currently under way and will identify where those further savings might be found. Interim progress against our total value for money savings will next be reported in our Autumn Performance Report 2009 due to be published in December 2009. Full details of progress will next be reported in the Annual Report and Accounts 2009-10 due to be published next summer.
Mr. Roger Williams: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate she has made of the proportion of (a) lamb, (b) beef, (c) chicken, (d) pork, (e) turkey, (f) other meats, (g) vegetables and (h) fruit procured by (i) 10 Downing Street and (ii) her Department that was produced in the UK in the latest period for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement. 
Norman Baker: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate she has made of the cost to her Department of providing official cars for the use of (a) Ministers and (b) officials in the last 12 months. 
With regard to the cost of allocated official cars and drivers by Ministers and officials, I refer the hon. Member to the written ministerial statement made by the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Gillingham (Paul Clark), on 16 July 2009, Official Report, column 80WS. Since
12 October 2009 the Cabinet Office has reduced the number of cars allocated to Ministers and officials to four.
Tessa Jowell: No special advisers are provided with an allocated Government car and driver. As with all civil servants, special advisers may use an official car or taxi in properly defined circumstances.
John Mason: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what (a) bonuses and (b) incentives have been paid to (i) consultants and (ii) contractors engaged by her Department in each of the last three years. 
John Mason: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what (a) bonuses and (b) incentives have been paid to (i) consultants and (ii) contractors engaged by executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies for which her Department is responsible in each of the last three years. 
Angela E. Smith: The Cabinet Office has no Executive agencies. Of our NDPBs, nine are small advisory bodies and two are executive advisory bodies and no bonuses or incentives have been paid to any consultant or contractor over the last three years.
Mr. Jenkin: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what proportion of jobs advertised by her Department in the last 12 months were online-only applications; and what provision her Department makes for those wishing to apply for jobs in her Department who do not have access to the internet. 
Andrew Selous: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) how many and what percentage of staff of her Department, its executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies work flexibly or part-time; and what her Department's policy is on making jobs available on a job-share or flexible basis; 
(2) how many and what proportion of staff (a) the Prime Minister's Office and (b) the Leader of the House's Office work flexibly or part-time; and what each Office's policy is on making jobs available on a job-share or flexible basis. 
Cabinet Office policy is that all jobs are available on a flexible working basis, including job-sharing, unless there are specific business reasons why requests for flexible working cannot be accommodated.
Regarding the Department's non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), all advisory NDPBs are staffed by secretariat from the Cabinet Office, and follow the Cabinet Office's flexible working policy; the Executive NDPB, Commission for the Compact, has a similar approach to Cabinet Office policy on flexible working.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many people were in employment in Vale of Clwyd constituency in each of the last 12 years (300664).
The answer to this question is contained within the answer to your recent question, Official Report, 12 November 2009, volume 499, column 751.
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the UK's migration policy on migrants from Romania and Bulgaria; and if she will make a statement. 
I made a statement on 18 December 2008 that the restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian nationals' access to the UK's labour market would continue beyond 1 January 2009, and on 3 November 2009 that those restrictions would continue until the end of 2011. The case for the continuation of those restrictions was considered fully by the Migration Advisory Committee in its report published on 18 December 2008 and its recommendation have been taken into account in the Government's decision to extend the restrictions.
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assessment she has made of the application of Cabinet Office guidelines by the Department of Health in respect of its consultation on the Draft Pharmacy Order 2009. 
The consultation opened on 8 December 2008 and closed on 9 March 2009-running for 13 weeks rather than 12 to allow for the Christmas holiday period. It was publicised through press releases and consultation events were held in Scotland, Wales, London and Leeds including one specifically for members of the public. The consultation received a great deal of coverage in the pharmacy media. The Department received 195 full responses and a further 54 e-mails and letters on specific issues and a full response was published in June 2009.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking how many people have been diagnosed with liver cancer since 2005. 
The latest available figures for newly diagnosed cases of cancer (incidence) are for the year 2007. Please note that these numbers may not be the same as the number of people diagnosed with cancer, because one person may be diagnosed with more than one cancer.
The table attached provides the number of newly diagnosed cases of liver cancer in England for the years 2005 to 2007.
|Table 1. Registrations of newly diagnosed cases of liver cancer( 1) , England, 2005 to 2007( 2)|
|(1) Liver cancer is coded to C22 in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10).|
(2) Newly diagnosed cases registered in each calendar year.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question about the estimate of the projected population of each Lancashire constituency in each of the next five years. (301420)
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) does not produce population projections for parliamentary constituencies and so I am unable to provide population projections for each Lancashire
constituency. ONS does however produce population projections for local authorities and for three local authorities the boundaries are coterminous with parliamentary constituencies.
Table 1 shows the projected population projections for Lancashire local authorities mid-2010 to mid-2014.
Table 2 shows the component local authorities for the Lancashire parliamentary constituencies.
|Table 1: 2006-based population projections for Lancashire local authorities, mid-2010 to mid-2014|
|Local authority||Parliamentary constituency||mid-2010||mid-2011||mid-2012||mid-2013||mid-2014|
The figures have been rounded to hundreds.
Office for National Statistics.
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