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Mr. Duncan Smith: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what estimate he has made of the number of people whose personal data was put at risk by HM Revenue and Customs data security incidents in 2008-09; 
to drive towards zero the number of data security incidents reportable to the Information Commissioner,
reduce the volume of customer data lost, and
for staff to report incidents promptly.
loss or theft of paper, letters and files containing 'personal data';
loss, theft or insecure disposal of portable equipment and media that carries 'personal data'; and
unauthorised disclosure of customer information.
The Department's planned actions to achieve these targets are set out in its annual business plan. The Department's performance against these objectives is set out in its annual reports and resource accounts. These are available at:
Mr. Duncan Smith: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to publish the Treasury Minute outlining the Government's response to the Second Report from the Committee of Public Accounts' HM Revenue and Customs: Improving the processing and collection of tax HC97. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The Government's Treasury Minute response to the Committee of Public Accounts Report-HM Revenue and Customs: improving the processing and collection of tax was published as Cm 7818 on 11 March 2010.
Mr. Timms: The Government are committed to simplifying the tax system where it can and has included simplicity as one of the six principles of the "Tax Framework for Business", on which it is currently consulting. Further information is available at:
Since 2006 the Government have brought forward measures that reduce administrative burdens imposed by the tax system on business by around £540 million
per annum. More details on the steps being taken to reduce burdens on small businesses are set out in the series of HM Revenue and Customs reports on "Delivering a new relationship with business", available at:
Robert Neill: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 26 February 2010, Official Report, column 806W, on the Valuation Office: local government, if he will place in the Library a copy of the request for a legislative gateway submitted by the Valuation Office Agency. 
Mr. Austin Mitchell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many (a) assessment officers, (b) staff working in the former statutory ports and (c) staff of the Valuation Office Agency there were in each year since 1999. 
|Average number of staff employed during the year (full- time equivalents)|
Robert Neill: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what guidance his Department has issued to Network Rail on the requirement for environmental impact assessments to be undertaken in respect of its telecommunications masts under the terms of the EU Directive on Strategic Environmental Assessment, 2001/42/EC. 
Graham Stringer: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many incidents were recorded of objects falling from commercial aeroplanes over the UK in each of the last five years; and how many such objects have caused (a) personal injury and (b) damage to buildings. 
|(1) No reports so far|
Mr. Paice: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many infrastructure projects funded in part or in whole by his Department are under construction by BAM Nuttall; how many of those projects are (a) design and build projects, (b) being financed under the pain/gain mechanism and (c) past their target completion date. 
|Project Title||(a and b) Type||(c) Target Completion Date|
For local major schemes it is the responsibility of the promoting authority to decide on the most suitable procurement route. From the local major schemes currently under construction in which the Department for Transport has agreed to contribute funding, the following table provides information on those being constructed by BAM Nuttall.
|Project Name||(a and b) Type of Contract||(c) Completion Target Date|
The Department is also providing funding to a number of Community Infrastructure Fund schemes. One of which is the South East Hampshire Rapid Transit Phase 1 scheme between Fareham and Gosport. BAM Nuttall was appointed by Hampshire county council to deliver the main construction aspects of the scheme. This contract is a standard construction contract using a priced bill of quantities. A target completion date as such is not applicable as community infrastructure funding is made available up until 31 March 2011.
John Mason: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what property has been recorded as (a) lost and (b) stolen from his Department in the last 12 months; and what estimate has been made of the cost of the replacement of that property. 
Chris Mole: The Department for Transport includes seven agencies, a shared service centre and the central Department, with a total staff of over 19,000. The figures provided here for lost and stolen property are for the entire Department including its agencies and shared service centre. The figures provided do not include losses or thefts where records are not available, where equipment has not been procured centrally, or where such losses or thefts were not reported.
|Item||Lost||Stolen||Estimated cost (£)|
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