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Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the UK Government allows the use of UK airspace for the extraordinary rendition of those accused of terrorist activities. 
The Government are not aware of the use of their territory or airspace for the purposes of 'extraordinary rendition'. The Government have not received any requests, nor granted any permissions, for the use of UK territory or airspace for such purposes.
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Under UK and international law, carriers on technical stopovers are not obliged to provide a passenger list, or even, under the Chicago Convention and the US/UK bilateral Air Services Agreement, to obtain permission from the Government to refuel.
The Government's policy is not to deport or extradite any person to another State where there are substantial grounds to believe that the person will be subject to torture or where there is a real risk that the death penalty will be applied.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many visitor visa appeals lodged (a) before and (b) after 4 April are outstanding; and if he will make a statement. 
The latest provisional figures available from the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AIT) indicate that, at the end of June 2005, 17,800 family visitor appeals were considered as outstanding before the AIT.
Statistical data confirming the numbers of family visitor appeals outstanding beyond the end of June 2005 is not yet currently available. It has not been possible to provide further information on the numbers of family visitor appeals lodged both before and after the 4 April 2005 without incurring disproportionate costs.
Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department is taking to monitor (a) the performance of the Child Support Agency database and (b) the accuracy of CSA payments. 
You asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to monitor (a) the performance of the Child Support Agency database and (b) the accuracy of Child Support Agency payments.
The Child Support Agency has put in place a series of measures along with their suppliers to ensure satisfactory performance of the new computer system including, but not limited to its database. These measures include detailed reporting of service performance and regular meetings to review the effectiveness of the current service. Any issues identified are dealt with promptly by expert resource from both the Department and its IT suppliers.
The Secretary of State sets an accuracy target and receives regular reports from the Agency, which are independently maintained by the Monitoring and Guidance Unit. The Monitoring and Guidance Unit's checks are supplemented by local checks to identify the areas on which we focus attention.
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the impact of the incapacity benefit pathways to work pilots as of June on (a) inflows to jobseeker's allowance, (b) levels of economic inactivity and (c) numbers of people in paid employment. 
A further 18 per cent. moved onto another working age benefit, which in 72 per cent. of cases was jobseeker's allowance. This indicates that 13 per cent. of incapacity benefit leavers flowed onto JSA.
This information (as well as findings for lone parent, sick and disabled and JSA unknown destination leavers) can be found in the DWP Research Report no. 244'Destination of Benefit Leavers 2004', which is available in The Library.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in each London constituency (a) received state pension, (b) applied for pension credit and (c) received pension credit in each of the last three years; and what the average pension credit payment was in each year. 
Mr. Timms: The latest available information is in the tables. Information on the number of people who have applied for Pension Credit is not available in respect of individual constituencies. Pension Credit was introduced from October 2003.
|Bethnal Green and Bow||11,500||11,100||10,800|
|Bexleyheath and Crayford||15,600||15,500||15,800|
|Brentford and Isleworth||14,700||14,800||14,800|
|Bromley and Chislehurst||18,300||18,400||18,500|
|Camberwell and Peckham||7,600||7,800||7,600|
|Carshalton and Wallington||14,300||13,800||14,100|
|Chingford and Woodford Green||15,800||15,900||16,000|
|Cities of London and Westminster||13,000||12,900||12,900|
|Dulwich and West Norwood||11,800||12,000||11,600|
|Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush||12,600||12,900||12,900|
|Erith and Thamesmead||11,300||10,900||11,100|
|Feltham and Heston||13,000||13,100||13,400|
|Finchley and Golders Green||17,200||17,200||16,600|
|Greenwich and Woolwich||11,400||10,800||10,700|
|Hackney North and Stoke Newington||9,300||8,900||8,400|
|Hackney South and Shoreditch||9,200||8,800||8,900|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||12,600||12,300||12,200|
|Hampstead and Highgate||11,900||11,700||11,500|
|Hayes and Harlington||10,600||10,300||10,200|
|Holborn and St. Pancras||9,700||9,300||9,100|
|Hornsey and Wood Green||12,000||12,100||12,400|
|Islington South and Finsbury||9,900||9,500||9,800|
|Kensington and Chelsea||13,200||13,100||13,000|
|Kingston and Surbiton||16,200||16,000||15,800|
|Leyton and Wanstead||10,800||10,700||11,000|
|Mitcham and Morden||13,100||12,700||12,600|
|North Southwark and Bermondsey||10,800||10,300||10,100|
|Old Bexley and Sidcup||17,800||17,600||18,000|
|Poplar and Canning Town||10,400||10,300||10,100|
|Regent's Park and Kensington North||14,400||14,400||14,500|
|Sutton and Cheam||15,800||15,300||15,300|
|February 2004||February 2005|
|Number||Amount (£)||Number||Amount (£)|
|Bethnal Green and Bow||6,500||71.78||7,200||70.93|
|Bexleyheath and Crayford||2,600||37.60||2,900||37.31|
|Brentford and Isleworth||3,300||62.32||3,900||60.11|
|Bromley and Chislehurst||2,800||45.08||3,200||43.22|
|Camberwell and Peckham||3,800||55.30||3,900||53.89|
|Carshalton and Wallington||2,500||44.20||3,100||46.23|
|Chingford and Woodford Green||3,100||49.34||3,600||48.47|
|Cities of London and Westminster||2,900||61.72||3,500||63.16|
|Dulwich and West Norwood||3,000||50.91||3,600||55.80|
|Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush||4,300||62.72||4,900||61.86|
|Erith and Thamesmead||2,900||51.39||3,700||50.44|
|Feltham and Heston||3,900||60.97||4,400||59.12|
|Finchley and Golders |
|Greenwich and Woolwich||3,500||50.54||4,100||49.89|
|Hackney North and Stoke Newington||4,800||69.04||5,100||70.78|
|Hackney South and Shoreditch||4,600||73.51||5,000||68.68|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||3,500||62.86||3,900||66.14|
|Hampstead and Highgate||3,300||62.18||3,900||59.81|
|Hayes and Harlington||2,400||60.03||2,900||56.88|
|Holborn and St Pancras||4,300||63.06||4,800||64.04|
|Hornsey and Wood Green||3,700||62.71||4,300||62.67|
|Islington South and Finsbury||3,900||57.46||4,400||54.93|
|Kensington and Chelsea||2,900||53.41||3,200||51.69|
|Kingston and Surbiton||2,800||53.66||3,300||52.04|
|Leyton and Wanstead||3,200||55.46||3,800||53.48|
|Mitcham and Morden||3,000||55.02||3,500||50.61|
|North Southwark and Bermondsey||4,200||59.16||5,200||57.43|
|Old Bexley and Sidcup||2,200||43.62||2,900||40.07|
|Poplar and Canning Town||5,400||70.12||5,900||66.45|
|Regent's Park and Kensington North||5,600||72.12||6,500||71.63|
|Sutton and Cheam||2,300||44.12||2,800||38.37|
|Total recipients/average award||248,600||59.23||286,800||57.61|
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