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Mr. Boateng: The Government have no plans to amend the eligibility criteria for businesses entering into negotiated agreements for improving energy efficiency in return for 80 per cent. discounts of the climate change levy.
Mr. Boateng [holding answer 5 November 2001]: Statutory instruments that affect the work of the Department can be found listed in the HM Customs and Excise annual reports. The next report is due to be published at the end of November.
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Official Report, column 623W, on the Mott MacDonald study, if any public-private partnerships will be examined by the study; for what reasons he is unable to place the terms of reference in the Library; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Andrew Smith: The study is intended to inform risk assessment in future publicly procured projects. For this reason, the study is confined to conventional procurement, as per the terms of reference, which are available in full in the Library.
Matthew Taylor: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which organisation owns the intellectual property rights to (a) the Inland Revenue proprietary system for processing tax returns, (b) the National Insurance Recording System 2 and (c) Customs and Excise proprietary systems; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many families in (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) Scotland and (d) Northern Ireland are eligible for (i) the working families tax credit and (ii) the child care tax credit. 
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The figures for England, Wales and Scotland are estimates based on a 5 per cent. sample of awards, and are therefore subject to sampling error. In addition, there were a small number of families for which the country was not known from the data used to compile these estimates.
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Mr. Boateng: The Inland Revenue estimates that employers will pay around £25 million less in national insurance contributions over the first three years of the new system as a result of the reforms to company car tax.
The Inland Revenue also estimates that employers will save around £20 million per year in recurring compliance costs as a result of the reforms. A Regulatory Impact Assessment document looking in detail at the impacts of the company car tax changes on employers' compliance costs is on the Inland Revenue's website.
Pete Wishart: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many Customs and Excise officers the Rosyth ferry terminal will employ; and what special measures will be included in their roles to prevent smuggling and the entry of illegal immigrants. 
Mr. Boateng [holding answer 12 November 2001]: It is a matter for the Commissioners of HM Customs and Excise where and how they deploy their staff. They continually keep the position under review and will deploy staff based on the assessed level of risk and results from smuggling.
Dr. Fox: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish the result of the review of the future funding of the NHS, commissioned from Derek Wanless, upon receipt of the report in April 2002. 
Mr. Andrew Smith: Budget 2001 announced that Derek Wanless had been asked to carry out a review to examine the technological, demographic and medical trends over the next two decades that may affect the health service in the UK as a whole. I confirm that the Government intend to publish his report when it is completed.
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Mr. Andrew Smith: The capital modernisation fund applies to all parts of the United Kingdom for non-devolved functions and to England for devolved functions. Where money is allocated to English Departments, corresponding allocations are made to the devolved Administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland based on the usual Barnett formula. The amounts allocated to the devolved Administrations from the fund are set out in the table 1.12 of the Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses 200102.
Mr. Boateng: The lead responsibility for controls on imported food lies with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and agencies acting on its behalf. Customs has both provided support to these agencies and dealt with illicit meat detected as part of Customs normal control activities on imports. It is examining with DEFRA how it can best contribute to the overall Government response to the risks presented by illegal meat imports.
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