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Mr. Rosindell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what studies his Department has assessed of the possible effect on the (a) industry and (b) economy of Gibraltar if the UK were to enter the eurozone. 
Mr. Steve Webb: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate how many (a) couples with children, (b) couples with no children and (c) single childless people will be entitled to the new working tax credit. 
Mr. Heald: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the annual cost (a) in each year since its introduction and (b) over the next five years of tax relief on work done to remove asbestos; and if he will make a statement. 
John Healey: The legislation is intended to aid the regeneration of sites that are contaminated by harmful substances, not just asbestos. Estimates of the cost for cleaning sites contaminated with asbestos are therefore not available. However, the full cost of the Finance Act 2001 relief for regeneration of sites contaminated by harmful substances was estimated at £50 million in 200102, £85 million in 200203 and £75 million in 200304. Figures for the remaining two years are not available.
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earner is too high, but would be eligible for child tax credit because their joint income is below the upper limit. 
John Healey: The climate change levy is expected to raise about £0.9 billion from business and the public sector in 200203. This has been recycled back to these sectors through a 0.3 percentage point cut in employers' national insurance contributions, support for enhanced capital allowances for investments in energy efficiency measures, and spending on renewable energy and energy efficiency, principally through the Carbon Trust.
The levy package is expected to be broadly revenue neutral between industry and the service sector. It is not possible to determine the impact on individual sectors as this depends on the extent to which they are eligible for discounts for energy-intensive users, their use of levy-exempt renewable energy and combined heat and power, and their take-up of the enhanced capital allowances and support from the Carbon Trust.
Mr. Prisk: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what measures have been taken to assist sectors that are unable to comply with the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive, and are ineligible for a rebate on the climate change levy, with the cost of the climate change levy; 
John Healey: The climate change levy (CCL) was introduced in a package which involves reductions to employer national insurance contributions and support for energy efficiency, which is broadly revenue neutral to business as a whole. As part of the package, the Government supports businesses investing in approved energy-saving technologies through enhanced capital allowances. All businesses can take advantage of the help available from the CCL funded Carbon Trust which supports energy efficiency improvements by business and the development of low carbon technologies. Some of the Carbon Trust schemes, for example their small firms loan scheme, are intended specifically to benefit small firms. In addition, many of the smallest businesses' energy use will be below that at which levy becomes payable, so will not pay any levy at all.
In recognition of the need to protect the competitiveness of energy-intensive industries subject to international competition, the Government allows an 80 per cent. discount from the levy for businesses in energy-intensive sectors covered by the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) regime, providing they have entered into climate change agreements with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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(DEFRA) to meet two-yearly energy efficiency targets. The Government targets relief from the levy on those sectors covered by the IPPC as it covers the main energy-intensive sectors subject to international competition.
Finally, in order to give all businesses an incentive to agree to emissions targets, the Government have also launched the UK emissions trading scheme, with an incentive worth £150 million after tax over five years.
Mr. McNamara: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the (a) numerical and (b) percentage breakdown by perceived community origin are of (i) Inland Revenue and (ii) Customs and Excise staff employed in Northern Ireland. 
John Healey: Government policy on encouraging the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has centred on encouraging the use of vehicles through lower rates of excise duty and grants to convert cars to LPG through the powershift programme. This policy has been very successful with over 1,100 stations now selling LPG across the country compared to 150 in 1998.
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(3) what his Department's policy is regarding consultation with representatives of Jersey on economic decisions that could affect Jersey. 
Denzil Davies: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much compensation has been paid to claimants by the Inland Revenue following the decision of the ECJ in the case of Metallgesellschaft (C-397/98); and what his estimate is of the total amount that will be paid. 
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