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Health: Cord Blood Stem Cells

Baroness Tonge asked Her Majesty's Government:

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Darzi of Denham): The department monitors progress in the use of cord blood stem cells, including via dialogue with key stakeholders in this area. The department is conducting a review to examine current United Kingdom practice on the collection and use of umbilical cord blood and to compare this practice with other countries. This analysis will be used to inform future policy on cord blood.

Baroness Tonge asked Her Majesty's Government:

Lord Darzi of Denham: In the past three years, the NHS Cord Blood Bank has issued both unrelated and directed cord blood units to treat 115 patients with blood cancers or inherited blood disorders.

Health: Prescribing and Dispensing

Baroness Cumberlege asked Her Majesty's Government:

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Darzi of Denham): The Department of Health has not issued guidance on this matter.

Heritage Lottery Fund: Archive Collections

Lord Astor of Hever asked Her Majesty's Government:

Lord Davies of Oldham: The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has provided the following information about the number of grants to purchase archives which were awarded, the value of the award made and the total project cost in the financial years from 1994-95 to 2006-07:



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Number and value of HLF awards between 1994 to 2007
Financial yearNumber of HLF awardsValue of HLF awards (£)Total project cost (£)

1994-95

1

13,253,929

24,665,933

1994-95 Total

1

13,253,929

24,665,933

1995-96

1

12,500

25,000

1995-96 Total

1

12,500

25,000

1996-97

1

12,750

18,000

1

18,700

33,100

1

21,000

21,000

1

157,500

210,000

1

16,600

20,582

1

23,500

23,500

1

21,000

51,000

1

70,700

100,000

1

88,000

155,000

1996-97 Total

9

429,750

632,182

1997-98

1

85,500

95,000

1

60,000

70,000

1

67,800

99,000

1

12,600

14,000

1

14,580

16,200

1

125,000

250,000

1

18,750

25,000

1

29,400

32,875

1997-98 Total

8

413,630

602,075

1998-99

1

13,800

16,887

1

157,200

209,574

1

242,800

323,750

1

101,900

135,863

1

59,062

78,750

1

55,000

105,000

1

119,500

162,500

1998-99 Total

7

749,262

1,032,324

1999-2000

1

50,200

66,000

1

153,500

227,134

1

500,000

1,233,000

1

81,500

116,775

1

83,600

111,500

1

110,000

229,400

1

329,400

487,450

1999-2000 Total

7

1,308,200

2,471,259

2000-01

1

89,500

100,000

1

4,792,000

6,390,270

1

12,300

13,725

3

77,000

132,000

1

154,000

296,225

1

37,000

50,000

1

47,400

52,737

1

40,000

56,250

1

68,000

96,624

1

8,500

9,933

2000-01 Total

12

5,325,700

7,197,764

2001-02

1

181,500

242,790

1

400,000

1,001, 763

1

99,000

165,650

1

18,700

25,000

1

40,600

51,818

1

15,100

49,896

1

904,000

1,681,835

1

254,487

419,687

1

189,000

254,000

1

23,852

68,150

1

501,500

669,250

1

24,000

58,000

1

84,500

97,379

1

23,400

26,000

2001-02 Total

14

2,759,639

4,811,218

2002-03

1

150,000

N/A*

1

3,750,000

5,000,000

1

389,000

603,302

1

726,000

968,088

1

281,000

375,000

1

282,356

376,475

1

36,600

60,030

1

49,900

73,906

1

24,000

32,040

1

129,500

144,150

1

391,500

471,851

1

990,000

1,475,824

1

35,000

50,000

1

7,400

8,522

1

30,200

33,572

1

49,600

99,999

1

21,000

35,000

1

28,000

34,000

1

46,500

116,650

2002-03 Total

19

7,417,556

9,958,409

2003-04

1

49,100

54,635

1

221,500

246,388

1

150,000

250,000

1

1,908,500

2,589,753

1

606,500

704,600

1

71,775

79,750

1

130,000

205,600

1

88,000

124,025

1

64,500

71,820

1

37,330

40,335

1

25,000

34,500

1

8,700

8,715

1

50,000

98,061

2003-04 Total

13

3,410,905

4,508,182

2004-05

1

569,000

633,652

1

17,700,000

35,207,000

1

383,500

426,322

1

114,000

152,500

1

1,354,000

2,011,036

1

349,500

427,238

1

533,000

609,708

1

97,700

111,116

1

10,000

65,000

1

38,500

44,852

2004-05 Total

10

21,149,200

39,688,424

1

18,900

24,640

1

15,000

72,000

2005-06 Total

2

33,900

96,640

2006-07

2

585,500

1,092,618

1

234,500

260,886

1

200,000

300,000

1

101,000

184,100

1

18,700

21,329

1

50,000

83,050

1

48,800

79,523

1

13,500

17,000

2006-07 Total

9

1,252,000

2,038,506

* This was a two-part project. The original project cost of £1,001,763 is already counted in 2001-02 financial year.

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