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As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many deaths attributable to cancer there have been in each age group in Wyre and Preston North Constituency in each year since 1999. (1799)
The table attached provides the number of deaths where cancer was the underlying cause of death by age group, in Wyre and Preston North constituency, for the years 1999 to 2009 (the latest year available).
|Table 1. Number of deaths where cancer was the underlying cause of death( 1,2) , by age group, in Wyre and Preston North constituency( 3) ,1999 to 2009( 4)|
|(1) Cause of death for cancer was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD- 9) codes 140-208 for the years 1999 to 2000 and Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes C0O-C97 from 2001. The introduction of ICD-10 in 2001 means that the numbers of deaths from cancer before 2001 are not completely comparable with later years.|
(2) Cause of death for 2009 is provisional.
(3) Based on boundaries as of May 2010.
(4) Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year.
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking for what number of deaths the primary cause of death was recorded as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in each of the last five years. (2144)
The table attached provides the number of deaths where chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was the underlying cause of death in England and Wales, for the years 2005 to 2009 (the latest year available).
The number of deaths registered in England and Wales each year by sex, age and cause are published annually on the National Statistics website at:
|Number of deaths where chronic obstructive pulmonary disease( 1) was the underlying cause, England and Wales,( 2) 2005-09( 3,4)|
|(1) Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes J40-J44.|
(2) Figures for England and Wales include deaths of non-residents.
(3) Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year.
(4) Deaths registered in 2009 are provisional.
Mr Maude: There is an established practice whereby information concerning how many full-time equivalent officials are employed at each grade in Cabinet Office is published on the Office for National Statistics website:
Mr Watson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office which Ministers in his Department have been issued with (a) a Blackberry, (b) an iPhone, (c) another make of mobile telephone and (d) a personal digital assistant supplied by the Department. 
Mr Maude: The Cabinet Office have issued Blackberry devices to myself, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform. No iPhone, other mobile phone or personal digital assistants have been issued to any Ministers in the Cabinet Office.
John Mann: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what budget has been allocated for entertainment, including alcohol, for the (a) Prime Minister's Office, (b) Office of the Leader of the House and (c) Cabinet Office in each of the next three years. 
Any Cabinet Office expenditure on entertainment, including alcohol is made in accordance with published departmental guidance on financial procedures and propriety, based on principles set out in "Managing Public Money" and the Treasury handbook on "Regularity & Propriety".
Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate he has made of the level of foreign direct investment in the UK from Pakistani investors 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 asking 'what estimate has been made of the level of foreign direct investment from Pakistani investors in each of the last five years' (1116).
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produces estimates for UK Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) based on survey data collected by the ONS and Bank of England. Headline figures from the annual surveys are published in a Statistical Bulletin, "Foreign Direct Investment", which is available from the UK National Statistics website. The latest figures available at the level of counterpart country are for the year 2008.
Data on inward investment flows and positions (levels) from Pakistan to the UK for 2004 to 2008 are provided in the attached table.
|Net foreign direct investment in the UK by Pakistan, United Kingdom, 2004-08|
|Investment flows||Investment position (level)( 1)|
|(1) Position at end of each year. (2) Indicates figure is suppressed to avoid disclosure of information relating to individual enterprises. (3) Indicates nil returns. Source: Annual Inward Foreign Direct Investment surveys.|
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