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Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department issues to local authorities on placing people in (a) sheltered accommodation and (b) accommodation with wardens. 
Under section 47 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990, LAs have a duty to assess the needs of any person for whom the authority may provide or arrange the provision of community care services and who may be in need of such services. LAs have a further duty to decide, having regard to the results of the assessment, what, if any, services they should provide to meet the individual's needs.
These decisions should be taken in consultation with service users and/or their representatives. There are no set or defined levels of need which will automatically determine the care settings, such as sheltered accommodation, in which service users are placed.
Ann Winterton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients have been funded by the NHS to be treated using the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System (a) in the private sector in England and (b) overseas since the treatment was introduced. 
Ann Winterton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department has had discussions with (a) patient groups and (b) others on the applicability of the tariff for radiotherapy to hypofractionated stereotactic high-precision radiotherapy. 
The spend to date on pandemic influenza preparedness (not swine flu specific) is about £500 million. Additional spend committed around the time of the
start of the swine flu pandemic takes the amount to over £1 billion. We are not able to break down this number due to confidentiality clauses in our contracts with the various manufacturers.
Gillian Merron: As of 3 January 2010, the total amount of vaccine delivered to the United Kingdom was 23.9 million doses of the GlaxoSmithKline vaccine, Pandemrix, and 5.0 million doses of the Baxter vaccine, Celvapan.
Kate Hoey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will set out, with statistical evidence relating as closely as possible to Vauxhall constituency, the effects on the constituency of changes to his Department's policies since 1997. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: The Government have put in place a programme of NHS investment and reform since 1997 to improve service delivery in all parts of the UK. There is significant evidence that these policies have yielded considerable benefits for the Vauxhall constituency.
At the end of November 2009, the total number of people waiting more than 26 weeks for inpatient treatment within Lambeth Primary Care Trust (PCT) has fallen to 0, from 1,512 in June 2002.
At the end of November 2009, the total number of patients waiting over 13 weeks for outpatient treatment within Lambeth PCT has fallen to 0, from 954 in June 2002.
In June 2003, at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 82.4 per cent. of patients spent less than four hours in accident and emergency (A&E) from arrival to admission, transfer or discharge. Figures for September 2009 show an improvement to 98.4 per cent.
In June 2003, at Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, 93.8 per cent., of patients spent less than four hours in A&E from arrival to admission, transfer or discharge. Figures for September 2009 show an improvement to 98.3 per cent.
Between September 1997 and September 2008 the number of consultants at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has increased from 140 to 408. Between September 1997 and September 2008 the number of nurses has increased from 1,595 to 2,507.
Between September 1997 and September 2008 the number of consultants at Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust has increased from 339 to 432. Between September 1997 and September 2008 the number of nurses has increased from 2,158 to 3,597.
Between September 2001 and September 2008 the number of general practitioners (GPs) per 100,000 within Lambeth PCT has increased from 67.7 to 91.9.
92.7 per cent., of urgent GP referrals to King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, with suspected cancer, are seen by a specialist within two weeks of the referral.
95.9 per cent., of urgent GP referrals to Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, with suspected cancer, are seen by a specialist within two weeks of the referral.
Gracefield Gardens health and social care centre in Streatham is one of London's first polyclinics, providing faster, more convenient high quality health services to the people of Lambeth.
There are three new private finance initiative and capital funded hospital schemes in the area which includes a £72 million scheme at Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust which opened in November 2006; a £50 million scheme at Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust which opened in October 2005; and a £76 million scheme at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust which opened in October 2002.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what timetable has been established for the implementation of the boiler scrappage scheme; what homes will be eligible; and whether local authorities are required to participate in the scheme. 
Mr. Kidney: The Boiler Scrappage Scheme was launched for applications on 5 January, with the first vouchers being distributed from the week commencing 18 January. The scheme is open to householders, private landlords or their tenants in England who seek to replace a working G rated or worse boiler with an A rated boiler or a renewable heating technology. Full eligibility criteria can be found on:
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what information his Department holds on the proportion of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which is directly attributable to human activity. 
Joan Ruddock: According to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, pre-industrial carbon dioxide concentrations (just prior to 1750) were around 280 parts per million (ppm). In 2009, according to the World Data Centre for Greenhouse Gases, carbon dioxide concentrations were at 387 ppm. Based on these figures, the proportion of carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere which can be attributed to human activity is around 28 per cent. of today's atmospheric concentrations.
Dr. Pugh: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the area of land in the UK which would be lost in circumstances in which sea levels rose by (a) 20 centimetres, (b) 50 centimetres, (c) one metre and (d) two metres. 
The Foresight Future Flooding study published in 2004 looked at future risks of flooding and coastal erosion for four different futures over a 100 year period. These "futures" embodied different socio-economic and climate change scenarios with associated assumptions with respect to sea level rise, but they do not correspond to sea levels. No estimate of land loss was made as this would depend on a number of variables. These include the effect of other climate change impacts such as increased storminess, as well as policy and investment on flood and coastal erosion risk management.
Joan Ruddock: The cost of the climate literacy campaign (including the television adverts known as 'Bedtime Story') which formed part of the Department's Act on CO2 initiative is budgeted at approximately £5.75 million. This includes production and media costs and creative development research. The climate literacy campaign phase began in October 2009 and ends January 2010.
Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the (a) area and (b) estimated value is of (i) vacant and (ii) occupied office space (A) owned and (B) rented by his Department. 
Joan Ruddock: The Department does not own any office property and has no vacant space. For the buildings it occupies (Whitehall Place, London and Atholl House, Aberdeen) the amount of occupied space is 10,900 square metres. The current annual cost of this space is £4,379,000.
Gregory Barker: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many planned visits by Ministers in his Department within the UK were cancelled within 72 hours of the visit taking place in the last 12 months; and what the planned destination of each such visit was. 
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