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(32) Inclusive of live births and stillbirths.
(33) Per 1,000 women aged 1517.
(34) Legal abortions under the 1967 Abortion Act.
Births Statistics, Abortions Statistics (National Statistics Annual Reference Volumes published by the Stationery Office). Population estimates used to produce the rates were projected from 1991 census figures.
Ms Christine Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the Government will publish its response to the First report of the Select Committee on Health on the role of the private sector in the NHS. 
Mr. Hutton: The Government's response to the First report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Health, on the role of the private sector in the national health service, Cm 5567, has been published today. Copies have been placed in the Library.
Mr. Lammy: I am pleased to announce that today, together with the Welsh Assembly Government, we have published a consultative report, "Human Bodies, Human Choices", on the law in England and Wales relating to human organs and tissue. Copies have been placed in the Library. Responses have been requested by 14 October.
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We are doing this in response to one of the main recommendations made to the Government last year by the Chief Medical Officer of England, Sir Liam Donaldson, in "The removal, retention and use of human organs and tissue from post-mortem examination".
The knowledge that organs or tissue were removed from someone close to them has brought profound sorrow to many families. We understand their distress and are grateful to those families, and others, who have already offered their views on how things might be improved for the future.
This is a complex area, and while a number of interim measures have been put in place, we need for the future an effective and coherent framework that not only commands widespread support, but also has legal force.
The report seeks views on all issues, including organ donation and transplantation, relating to the use of human organs and tissue from the living as well as following post mortem examination. We look forward to receiving views from a wide range of organisations and groups.
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Department of Health will publish joint guidance on housing adaptations as a consultation document in the autumn. The then Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions published a consultation paper on the housing health and safety rating system in March 2001. Full implementation of the rating system, which will replace the housing fitness standard, requires primary legislation which will be introduced as soon as a suitable legislative opportunity occurs.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the prisoners under home detention curfew (a) broke their curfew and (b) re-offended while under curfew in (i) January, (ii) February and (iii) March; and if he will make a statement. 
Hilary Benn: The table covers the period JanuaryMarch 2002. It provides a breakdown of breaches of the Home Detention Curfew scheme as reported to the Prison Service by electronic monitoring contractors. A breach report may be submitted if an offender:
threatens or attacks a monitoring officer; or
damages the monitoring equipment; or
is absent when the equipment is due to be installed.
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|Month||Breaches of curfew reported to the Prison Service||Offenders reported as having committed a further offence while subject to HDC|
Beverley Hughes: Estimates are available from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on the overall migration of persons to and from the United Kingdom (UK), where migration is defined in terms of a change of country of residence for a year or longer. These data include temporary migration of, for example, students and workers. The available statistics for 1995 to 2000, are given in the table.
(35) Includes adjustments for asylum seekers, and for persons admitted as short-term visitors who are subsequently granted an extension of stay for other reasonsfor example, as students or on the basis of marriage. Also includes migration flows between the UK and Irish Republic
(36) Figures for all years include Hong Kong.
The Home Office measure of immigration is different from that of ONS. Our statistics relate to the number of people granted settlement in the UK. These are mainly current residents, who have already migrated and are making their stay legally permanent, ie allowed to stay indefinitely. Data for 19952000 are given in the table.
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operates embarkation controls from which statistical information can be obtained.
|Geographical region and nationality||1995||1996||1997||1998||1999||2000|
|European economic area(37)|
|European economic area(39)||220||120||110||270|
|Remainder of Europe|
|Other former USSR||80||160||300|
|Other former Yugoslavia||440||550||1,130|
|Remainder of Europe||4,030||7,370||7,640||7,300||15,980||15,100|
|Trinidad and Tobago||380||340||280||320||280||490|
|Congo (Dem. Rep.)(43)||120||90||90||120||2,580||910|
|Other Middle East||60||70||90||120||140||210|
|Remainder of Asia|
|Remainder of Asia||8,790||9,500||8,370||9,520||13,060||17,720|
|British overseas citizens||690||620||540||960||560||330|
|Other countries not elsewhere specified||*||*||*||*||*||*|
(37) Includes all current EEA countries throughout the period covered.
(38) Includes acceptances from the former German Democratic Republicprior to the reunification of Germany on 3 October 1990throughout the period covered.
(39) Includes Liechtenstein.
(40) Includes Czechoslovak passport holders.
(41) Includes Soviet Union passport holders.
(42) Includes holders of passports of the former Yugoslavia.
(43) The Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known as Zaire.
(44) Includes refugees from South East Asia.
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