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|Table 2: Look up table for Lancashire local authorities by parliamentary constituency|
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Dr. Pugh: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office for what reasons the postcode database being created by the Office for National Statistics will be destroyed after the Census rather than being made available for reuse, as referred to in recommendation seven of the report of the Power of Information Taskforce; and if she will make a statement. 
As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking for what reasons the postcode database being created by the Office for National Statistics will be destroyed after the Census rather than being made available for
reuse, as referred to in Recommendation seven of the report of the Power of Information Taskforce. (300277)
A high quality and complete list of addresses will be integral to the 2011 Census. By listing every household it will help to ensure that the Office for National Statistics (ONS) produces accurate results for all local authorities in England and Wales.
ONS will not destroy the register after the census, but Licensing and legal issues around ownership of the source address data mean that we are not able to make the address register available for use by other government departments or others. It is these other national sources to which the Power of Information Taskforce report refers.
We will make all new addresses found by ONS through the census address checking process available to the national address list providers (Royal Mail, Ordnance Survey and Local Authorities) to enhance the national lists. However, addresses found during the main census operation will not be shared, as they are deemed 'personal census data' and are confidential under the 1920 Census Act.
We would like to see the census address register (excluding those addresses found during the census field operation) built upon for future use, but maintenance of the list beyond the 2011 Census falls outside the remit and resources of the current project-and ONS as a whole. Steps are being taken, however, to ensure processes are repeatable and ONS would support the wider use of the register if this can be managed.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to respond to your question concerning what recent assessment has been made of levels of return migration, broken down by country specific data where available. (300491)
In 2008, 68,000 immigrants came to the UK who were born in the UK. In the same year 258,000 emigrants left the UK who were not born here. Of these, 203,000 emigrants returned to their country of birth. Table 1 provides country specific data where these estimates are considered robust.
|Table 1: Emigrants returning to their country of birth in 2008|
|Country||Estimate ( t housand)|
The estimates may not add up due to rounding.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many individuals in the UK owned shares in (a) 1980, (b) 1990, (c) 2000 and (d) 2009. (300976)
The information you have requested is not available. The only estimate we have of the number of individuals in Great Britain who own shares is for 2006/07. Estimates before this period are not available and results for 2007/08 will be available on 10 December 2009.
According to a survey carried out by the Office for National Statistics in 2006/07, 12% of people aged 16 or over in Great Britain held shares other than employee shares or share options and 5% held employee shares or share options. Applying these percentages to the mid-2006 population estimates of people aged 16 or over in Great Britain suggests that 5.6 million people held shares other than employee shares or share options and 2.3 million people held employee shares or share options. These figures should not be added together to estimate the total number of people in Great Britain owning shares, as some individuals may own both types of share. The estimates do not include any indirect investment in shares through for example ISAs, unit trusts or pension funds.
Sir Paul Beresford: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what procedures were employed to determine whether the appointment of Sir David Rowlands to the GIP Advisory Council in July 2008 was consistent with Business Appointment Rules; and if she will make a statement. 
The rules for civil servants on the acceptance of outside appointments after leaving Crown service are set out in the Civil Service Management Code, a copy of which is in the Library of the House. Sir David Rowlands' appointment to the GIP Advisory Council complied with the rules. Details of the appointment and the process can be found in the 2008-09 Annual Report of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what events her Department organised to mark Social Enterprise Day in (a) 2007, (b) 2008 and (c) 2009; and how much each such event cost. 
Angela E. Smith: Hundreds of events take place throughout the country each year on Social Enterprise day. The Office of the Third Sector encourages and supports as many as possible through its involvement in the Make Your Mark: Change Lives Partnership, through support for social enterprise strategic partners and through work with other Government Departments. In 2008, OTS organised its own event to celebrate and promote the work of young social entrepreneurs at Admiralty house at a cost of £6,622. In 2009, OTS organised an event with No. 10 to celebrate Social Enterprise day and the work of the third sector at a cost of £5,603.
Angela E. Smith: The Office of the Third Sector (OTS) in the Cabinet Office intends to announce the first annual endowment performance data, for the £130 million Grassroots Grants programme, in early December 2009.
Angela E. Smith: Office of the Third Sector (OTS) operates a strategic funding programme, which provides long-term core funding and financial stability to third sector organisations that operate at a national and regional level. The programme represents long-term partnership working, strategic partners have been integral in developing policy in a number of areas, including supporting the sector through the downturn.
In 2008-09 we provided strategic grants worth £12,206,315 to support 42 third sector organisation strategic partners who can speak with authority and credibility over a very wide range of sector interests. These figures do not include funding for V, who also receives strategic funding but on a separate basis. In 2008-09 they received £5 million, which included marketing costs.
|Strategic partners funded in 2008-09|
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