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Government Departments: Telephone Services

Mr. Maude: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Reading West of 21 April 2009, Official Report, column 550W, on Government departments: telephone services, if she will publish the report of the Contact Council's survey. [312306]

Tessa Jowell: In 2009, the Contact Council commissioned a survey from BT of the numbers listed in BT Directory Enquiries as belonging to government or public services and the number range they fell into. A summary of the results of this survey will be published on the Cabinet Office website. This survey informed a 'Statement of Clarification' on numbering strategies that was published in May 2009, which can be accessed on the Cabinet Office website, and will help inform the Channel Strategies which Departments will publish later in the year.

Marriage: Statistics

Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what changes have been made to the collation and distribution of Government statistics on marriage since 1997. [312048]

Angela E. Smith: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Dennis Roberts, dated January 2010:

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Senior Civil Servants: Pay

Mr. Maude: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the answer of 20 July 2009, Official Report, column 1035W, on civil servants: pay,
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what the (a) name and (b) job title is of each of the senior civil servants who have a salary greater than £150,000; and who the employer is in each case. [312460]

Angela E. Smith: As set out by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in his Pre-Budget Report (CM 7747) at paragraph 6.50 the Government have undertaken to publish the salary, including benefits
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in kind and the level of any bonus, of named individuals paid more than £150,000 to the nearest £5,000 for all public sector bodies, including Government Departments, subject to direct ministerial control.

The first information to be published on the Civil Service will cover payments during the period from 1 April 2009 to 31 March 2010. This information will be placed in the Library.

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