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Mr. Timms: The independent Office for National Statistics (ONS) will decide on the classification of the community infrastructure levy (CIL) in line with European statistical guidance. The ONS will consider the classification of the CIL once regulations to implement CIL are approved by Parliament.
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: HM Treasury supported the World Wide Fund for Nature's 'Earth Hour' initiative in 2009, and this year will also be encouraging staff to switch off non-essential electrical equipment and lights on 27 March.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 7 January 2010, Official Report, column 563W, on departmental pay, how many and what proportion of staff of his Department received both an annual performance bonus and an in-year bonus in 2008-09; what the largest combined bonus payment to an individual was; what proportion of staff received no bonus; and who was responsible for awarding such bonuses. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Non-consolidated awards are paid in two circumstances. First, performance awards are those linked to the annual staff appraisal system. Directorates are responsible for setting up performance review teams to award non-consolidated awards as part of the appraisal process.
Secondly, special bonuses are those paid to recognise exceptional performance for specific contributions or pieces of work during the year or situations outside the normal expectations of the post. Directorates are also responsible for the award of special bonus awards.
In 2008-09, 15 per cent. of full-time equivalent staff in post (191 individuals) were paid both a performance award and a special bonus, with the largest combined bonus payment to an individual being £14,000, with 39 per cent. of staff in post receiving neither a performance award nor a special bonus.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what definition of the term (a) actual and (b) vacant is used for the purposes of property returns for the e-PIMS database; and what proportion of central Government property is recorded on that database. 
Ian Pearson: The definitions of the terms vacant and actual are only used in the context of vacant space recorded on e-PIMS, Space that is vacant remains the responsibility of the owning department. Actual vacant space refers to space that is currently available, as opposed to potential vacant space (that might become available in the future but no specific date has been identified) or future vacant space (that is planned to be available at a specific date).
Mr. Amess: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress has been made against the 2006 target to reduce carbon emissions from road vehicles used for Government administrative operations by 15 per cent. by 2010-11 relative to 2005-06 levels. 
Ian Pearson: Government have a target to reduce carbon emissions from road vehicles used for administrative purposes by 15 per cent. by 2010 relative to a 2005-06 baseline. Overall the Government are on track to achieve this target, the current overall reduction against the baseline year is 17 per cent. Data supporting this delivery figure have been supplied by Departments and published. The latest assessment of Government's performance against this target was published by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) on 18( )December 2009, and is available on the OGC website:
Mr. Timms: The information is not currently available at a constituency level. Inheritance tax data are based on a UK-wide sample of cases which is designed to produce national level figures and the size of the sample means that HMRC cannot reliably estimate tax receipts below a regional level.
Mr. Timms: The information is not currently available at constituency level. Inheritance tax data is based on a UK wide sample of cases which is designed to produce national level figures and the size of the sample means that HMRC cannot reliably estimate the number of taxpayers below a regional level.
Peter Bottomley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will bring forward proposals to give the Financial Services Authority the power to consider cases of unreasonable buildings insurance premiums charged by freeholders of rented or leasehold property. 
Where a leaseholder considers that a freeholder has overcharged in respect of the building insurance premium (or their contribution towards it), they have a right to take the case to a leasehold valuation tribunal for a determination of the reasonableness of the insurance.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average number of contracted days' paid holiday was in the (a) public and (b) private sector on each industrial category in the most recent year for which information is available. 
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking what the average number of contracted days' paid holiday was in the (a) public and (b) private sector by industrial category in the most recent year for which information is available. (318634)
The latest available estimates of average paid holiday entitlement per year are provided in the attached table. The estimates are derived from data collected in the Labour Force Survey (LFS) in Q4 2009. The distinction between public and private sector is based on the respondent's understanding of the organisation for which they work.
As with any sample survey, the estimates provided are subject to a margin of uncertainty.
|Paid holiday entitlement for employees by sector. Three months ending December, 2009. United Kingdom, not seasonally adjusted|
|Average paid holiday entitlement (days per year)( 1)|
|(1) Excludes public holidays|
(2) Includes nationalised industry or state corporation, central Government, civil service, local government or council (incl. police, fire services and local authority controlled schools or colleges), university or other grant funded educational establishment, health authority or NHS trust and armed forces.
(3) According to the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) 1992.
(4) Includes those whose type of employer was not known.
ONS Labour Force Survey
Robert Neill: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many petrol retail stations were on the Valuation Office Agency's rating list in 1997; and how many there are on the 2010 rating list. 
As the hon. Member will be aware, there have been some significant changes in the structure of petrol retailing over the past 15 years. Petrol filling
stations in the 1995 rating lists were identified using Valuation Office Agency (VOA) Special Category (SCAT) code 222.
Lorely Burt: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the total rateable value is of hereditaments classified as retail properties; and for how many such properties the rateable value is (a) under £5,000, (b) between £5,000 and £14,999, (c) between £15,000 and £24,999, (d) between £25,000 and £49,999, (e) between £50,000 and £99,999, (f) between £100,000 and £499,999 and (g) at least £500,000. 
These data are consistent with the statistical release titled: "Non-domestic Rateable Values: 2010 Local Ratings Lists-England and Wales", published on 18 December 2009. A copy of the statistical release is available at the following link:
|Properties with a 'Retail' SCAT code of 021, 024, 086, 097, 098, 106, 139, 152, 154, 155, 210, 235, 243, 249, 251, 417, 425, 429, 442, 504, 507, 508|
|Rateable v alue||Number hereditaments (Thousand)||Total rateable value (£ million)||Number hereditaments (Thousand)||Total rateable value (£ million)||Number. hereditaments (Thousand)||Total rateable v alue (£ million)|
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