§ Paul Holmes
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to his answer of 3 April 2003,Official Report, column 844W, on SchlumbergerSema, for what reasons customers may be sent home unseen from their medical assessments; how many customers were sent home unseen between 1 May 2002 and 28 February, broken down by reason; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Nicholas Brown
SchlumbergerSema are committed to providing a professional service to customers attending their examination centres. Of 517,806 customers who attended Medical Examination Centres for assessments between 1 May 2002 and 28 February 2003, 17,695 were sent home unseen. This corrects the previous information given in the answer of 3 April 2003,Official Report, column 844W.
The information is in the table.