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Angela E. Smith:
The Charity Commission as the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales has the role of monitoring charities' compliance with charity law, including the Charities Act 2006. The Cabinet
Office does not employ any staff for this purpose. The Act is a wide-ranging piece of legislation, and its provisions include new safeguards to uphold public trust in the charitable sector. It defines the Charity Commission's objectives and functions, and gives it some general duties which are meant to guide it when performing its functions. The Commission employs 504 staff (full-time equivalent 462), all of which are involved in monitoring compliance with the Charities Act 2006.
Mike Penning: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many people were employed in (a) call centres and (b) manufacturing in Hemel Hempstead constituency in each of the last five years. 
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning how many people were employed in (a) call centres and (b) manufacturing in Hemel Hempstead constituency in each of the last five years. (311029)
Table 1 shows the number of employees in call centre activities industry and the manufacturing sector between 2004 and 2008.
|Table 1: Employees in Hemel Hempstead|
|SIC(03) 7486-Call centre activities||SIC(03) Sector D-Manufacturing|
|(1) Figures have been suppressed to prevent disclosure.|
Estimates for 2005 and earlier periods are on a different basis to those from 2006 onwards. An assessment of changes in survey methodology suggests that the estimated total number of employees for the manufacturing sector for GB was increased by around 0.3 per cent. Direct comparisons of employee estimates over these different periods should therefore be treated with caution.
Annual Business Inquiry.
Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how much on average was paid in resettlement grants to chief executives of Government bodies on their relocation under contract in the last 12 month period for which figures are available. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the mean annual earning of a (a) full-time public sector employee and (b) full-time private sector employee were in (i) the UK, (ii) England and (iii) each constituency on the latest date for which figures are available. 
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning the mean annual earnings of (a) full-time public sector employees and (b) full-time private sector employees in (i) the UK, (ii) England and (iii) each constituency on the latest date for which figures are available. (311473)
The Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE), carried out in April each year, is the most comprehensive source of earnings information in the United Kingdom. Annual levels of earnings are estimated from the ASHE, and are provided for employees on adult rates of pay, who have been in the same job for more than a year. The public and private sector breakdown is based on the Inter-Departmental Business Register legal status.
A table showing the mean gross annual earnings for all full-time employees in the public and private sectors for the UK, England and each constituency in April 2009 has been placed in the Library of the House.
The Director General for the Office for National Statistics has been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many and what proportion of people in each 10 year age cohort committed suicide in each of the last three years. I am replying in his absence. (311723)
The table attached provides the number of deaths, and the age-specific mortality rates, for persons where suicide was the underlying cause of death, by 10-year age groups, in England and Wales, for 2006 to 2008 (the latest year available).
|Table 1. Number of deaths, and age-specific mortality rates per 100,000 population,( 1,2,3) where suicide was the underlying cause of death,( 4) by age group, England, and Wales, 2006 and 2008( 5)|
|Rate per 100,000 population|
|Number||Rate||95 per cent. confidence interval||Number||Rate||95 per cent. confidence interval||Number||Rate||95 per cent. confidence interval|
|(1) Suicide was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-IO) codes X60-X84 and YI0-Y34, excluding Y33.9 (where the Coroner's verdict was pending).|
(2) Suicide and undetermined intent deaths have not been included for children under the age of 15 years.
(3) Confidence intervals are a measure of the statistical precision of an estimate and show the range of uncertainty around the estimated figure. Calculations based on small numbers of events are often subject to random fluctuations. As a general rule, if the confidence interval around one figure overlaps with the interval around another, we cannot say with certainty that there is more than a chance difference between the two figures.
(4) Figures for England and Wales include deaths of non-residents.
(5) Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year.
The Director General for the Office for National Statistics has been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many (a) people and (b) young people were unemployed in Tamworth constituency in (i) 1997 and (ii) 2009. I am replying in his absence. (311774)
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) compiles unemployment statistics for local areas from the Annual Population Survey and its predecessor the annual Labour Force Survey (LFS) following International Labour Organisation (ILO) definitions. However, estimates of unemployment for the requested age bands and geographies are not available.
As an alternative, in Table 1 we have provided the number of (a) persons and (b) people aged 18-24, claiming Jobseeker's Allowance, in Tamworth constituency in November 2009, the latest date for which data is available, and November 1997.
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 people and people aged 18-24 claiming jobseeker's allowance in Tamworth constituency|
|Date||People||People aged 18-24|
|(1) Age of claimants is only available for computerised claims, which account for 99.7 per cent. of all claims.|
All figures are rounded to the nearest 5
Jobcentre Plus administrative system
Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent representations he has received on the adequacy of provision of advice by Burges Salmon Solicitors in respect of mortgages and other financial matters; and if he will make a statement. 
Bridget Prentice: Since answering the hon. Member's last question on this matter on 6 July 2009, Official Report , column 608W, I have received further representations that relate to the provision of advice in respect of mortgages and other financial matters by Burges Salmon LLP and the Solicitors Regulation Authority's (SRA) subsequent investigation.
As you will appreciate from my answer in July, complaints about professional misconduct of solicitors are matters for the SRA to investigate, as the legal profession is independent from the Government. As such, I cannot comment on individual cases.
Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent representations he has received on the handling by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of complaints against Burges Salmon Solicitors; and if he will make a statement. 
Bridget Prentice: Since answering the hon. Member's last question 6 July 2009, Official Report, column 608W, I have answered a parliamentary question from the hon. Member for North Cornwall (Dan Rogerson) 16 October 2009, Official R eport, column 1189W and received further representations from Members of Parliament and a member of the general public regarding the conduct of Burges Salmon LLP and the Solicitors Regulation Authority's (SRA) subsequent investigation in respect of that firm's provision of legal advice in mortgage and other financial matters.
The conduct of solicitors is a matter for the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to investigate and as such I cannot comment on individual cases. I have, however, asked the SRA to provide me with an update on their investigations. They have informed me that they are treating this matter with the highest priority, and that although the issues are exceedingly complex the investigation is almost complete. Further representations will be sought from the firm in the usual way, and a decision on appropriate action will be taken by the SRA as soon as possible.
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