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Mr. Watson: Official residences are assigned to Ministers by the Prime Minister either on grounds of security or in order to allow them to perform better their official duties. Rules on the use of official residences are set out in the Ministerial Code. Official residences which have been allocated to Ministers in the last 10 years are as follows:
The flats above Numbers 10 and 11 Downing street have traditionally been the residences of the Prime Minster and Chancellor of the Exchequer;
Flats 1, 2 and 3 in Admiralty House and the Government House in Pimlico have in the past been assigned to a variety of Ministers, which have included the Deputy Prime Minister, the Home Secretary, the Defence Secretary and the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The Government House in Pimlico is no longer required and is in the process of being sold.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will list the (a) special advisers and (b) ministerial appointees in possession of a security pass enabling access to his Department's main building in the month prior to the prorogation of Parliament for the 2005 general election. 
Mr. Watson: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to the right hon. Member for Maidenhead (Mrs. May) on 24 July 2007, Official Report, column 985W, by the then Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office (Gillian Merron).
Greg Clark: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will place in the Library (a) the full version of the report by Nick Coleman, Inspectorate Review of Government Information Assurance, and (b) the summary paper of the report. 
Mr. Watson: Nick Coleman was asked to work on information assurance activity across government to help inform the National Information Assurance Strategy and its implementation. A discussion document was published in June 2007 alongside the national strategy. Since then he has continued his work and the final report has not yet been completed. The current cross-government review on data handling is drawing on his expertise and work to date.
Mr. Watson: The Prime Minister's Office forms an integral part of the Cabinet Office. In order to protect the confidentiality and privacy of individuals, it is standard Government practice not to publish records relating to five or less individuals.
Mr. Jeremy Browne: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many and what percentage of Ministers have not taken the maximum ministerial salary entitlement in each of the last 10 years, broken down by Government department. 
Mr. Watson [holding answer 29 January 2008]: Government lists are available in the Library of the House. The list provides details of Ministers who are unpaid. The detailed information requested in respect of Ministers who have not taken their maximum salary entitlement is not held.
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster which public appointments for which his
Department is responsible Sir Alistair Graham has held; and what total annual salary he has received in respect of such appointments in each of the last five financial years. 
Mr. Watson: Sir Alistair was a member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life; a public body sponsored by the Cabinet Office, between 1 October 2003 and 25 April 2004, and was appointed Chairman with effect from 26 April 2004. As a member, Sir Alistair's time commitment was on average two days per month for which he received £180 per day. As chairman, Sir Alistair's time commitment was on average two days per week. From 26 April 2004 to 5 May 2005 he received £380 per day and from 6 May 2005 to 25 April 2007 he received £440 per day.
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|(1) Until 1 June 2004 then £440.|
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many complaints of (a) sexual harassment and (b) sexual discrimination have been made by staff in his Department in the most recent year for which figures are available. 
(a) In order to protect the confidentiality and privacy of individuals, it is standard Government practice not to publish records relating to five or less individuals.
(b) There have been no complaints of sexual discrimination.
Greg Mulholland: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what consideration he gave to social exclusion among older people in developing (a) the Reaching Out action plan and (b) the Government's public service agreement on social exclusion. 
Phil Hope: Reaching out: an Action Plan on Social Exclusion and the Socially Excluded Adults PSA do not focus on older people as specific groups, but by embodying the Government's emphasis on prevention and early intervention, aim to help tackle exclusion before it begins.
The Department for Work and Pension's Later Life PSA; the Social Exclusion Task Force-funded research project analysing social exclusion amongst all age groups and the former Social Exclusion Unit report, A Sure Start to Later Life: Ending Inequalities for Older People, all focus more specifically on tackling existing exclusion among older people.