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Chris Ruane: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many pensioners do not have a telephone, broken down by region expressed as (a) a percentage and (b) the total number, ranked in descending order according to percentage figures for the latest year in which figures are available. 
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|Households without telephone|
|Yorkshire and the Humber||4||16|
Office for National Statistics, Family Expenditure Surveys 19992000 and 200001.
Chris Ruane: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many young adults there are aged 16 to 18 years who are not in education, training or work by region, expressed as (a) a percentage of the population and (b) the total number, ranked in descending order according to percentage figures for the latest date available. 
|Yorkshire and Humberside||16.3||32|
(49) Sample size too small for reliable estimate.
(50) People aged 1618 who are not in education, training or work as a percentage of all persons aged 1618.
ONSLabour Force Survey.
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by (a) percentage of population and (b) total number, in descending order in the year when figures were last available. 
|Government Office Region||Number of low birthweight babies||Percentage of all live births|
|Yorkshire and The Humber||4,505||8.1|
(51) Population at risk is taken to be the total number of live births with a stated birthweight, and is used to calculate the percentage of low birthweight babies (ie under 2,500 grams).
(52) Residents only.
(53) Data are for occurrences of births per calendar year.
Office for National Statistics.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the average turnover of companies with limited status in the UK, as reported to the Inland Revenue, in the last year for which figures are available. 
Dawn Primarolo: It is not possible to provide an accurate estimate of the average turnover of companies from information held centrally by the Inland Revenue. However, relevant information on the numbers and turnover of companies and public corporations can be found in Table 6 of the Department of Trade and Industry Small Business Service publication "Small and Medium- Sized Enterprise Statistics for the UK 2000" which is located at: www.sbs.gov.uk/content/statistics/stats2000.pdf.
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allowances to supplement public sector pay in the south-east, excluding London, in the 200102 financial year. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the average profitability of companies with limited status in the UK, as reported to the Inland Revenue, in the last year for which figures are available. 
Dawn Primarolo: It is not possible to measure average company profitability from the tax assessment information which the Inland Revenue holds centrally. But figures on the profitability of UK companies for the third quarter of 2001 from the latest National Statistics press release can be found at www.statistics.gov.uk/ pdfdir/puc0102.pdf
Mr. Laws: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his answer of 17 January 2002, Official Report, column 438W, on the euro, for what reason he was not able to indicate the number of officials involved in the preliminary technical work for euro preparations; and if he will make a statement. 
The Achieving Excellence in Construction initiative, led by the Office of Government Commerce, is placing greater emphasis on team working and value for money procurement strategies and is encouraging central Government construction clients to use partnering and long-term commercial agreements with suppliers to reduce the need for retentions in the future.
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