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Mr. Kidney: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many road vehicles are operated by the Department and its agencies; how many personal injury accidents involving road vehicles operated by the Department have occurred within each of the last five years; and what the Department's policy is for managing work-related road safety. 
19992000: 1 claim (9 September 1999)
200102: 1 claim (18 March 2002)
200304: 2 claims (29 September 2003 and 4 March 2004)
Road Safety forms a vital element of the training and development for our UK Fleet Managers. All UK Fleet Managers hold the Certificate of Professional Competence in National Road Haulage Operations. This professional qualification trains Fleet Management
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teams in the many road safety factors that their driving/maintenance teams must adhere to in the law. All vehicles are fully and properly maintained and driving hours/rest period regulations are monitored as required by the regulations. Other driving/maintenance safety training has been provided to increase the knowledge and proficiency of UK based driving/support teams. To provide details of our overseas fleets and their road safety policies in the form requested could be provided only at disproportionate costs. Different Regions have a range of special conditions that will need to be complied with by local fleets.
I also refer my hon. Friend to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Mr. Alexander) on 22 July 2004, Official Report, column 490W).
Mr. Dhanda: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with European partners about the impact on the developing world of EU export subsidies. 
Mr. MacShane: During the last few months the issue of export subsidies and their impact on developing countries has been raised on a regular basis with our European partners by ministerial colleagues including my right hon. Friends, the Foreign Secretary, the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Secretary of State for International Development and my hon. Friend the Minister for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs.
The Foreign Secretary, the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, the Minister for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs and I attended meetings of the EU General Affairs and External Relations Council in the weeks leading up to the WTO Doha Framework Agreement, reached on 1 August 2004, where we strongly supported the European Commission's approach. I am pleased to say that the Framework Agreement provides explicitly for the elimination of all forms of export subsidy, which will greatly benefit developing countries.
Sir John Stanley: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on what date an official in his Department first informed an official in No. 10 Downing street of the withdrawal of the intelligence on Iraqi production of chemical and biological agent referred to in paragraph 405 of the Butler Report. 
Mr. Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which countries (a) HRH Prince Charles, (b) HRH Prince Andrew and (c) HRH Prince Edward plan to visit over the next five years. 
Mr. Mullin: The forward programmes of visits for HRH The Prince of Wales, HRH The Earl of Wessex and HRH The Duke of York are not finalised this far in advance. In line with all royal visits, advance announcements are not usually made for security reasons.
Mr. Mullin: HRH The Duke and HRH The Duchess of Gloucester visited Singapore in 2002 to promote bilateral relations and commercial interests. HRH The Duke of York visited in 2001 to support commercial and public diplomacy interests.
Mr. Mullin: HRH The Duke of York visited in 2002 to mark the 20th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands. HRH Princess Alexandra visited the Falkland Islands in 2000 in her capacity as Patron on the UK Falkland Islands Trust.
Mr. Mullin: HM The Queen made a State Visit to France from 57 April to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Entente Cordiale of 1904. HM The Queen, with other Members of The Royal Family also attended the 60th Anniversary of the D-Day Normandy landings on 6 June.
Mr. Mullin: Visits by Members of The Royal Family to Realms are classified as Royal Visits, not State or official visits. Our records show that visits to Canada by members of The Royal Family since 1999 have included the following:
2002 The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh
2001 The Duke of Edinburgh
2004 The Duke of Edinburgh
2001 The Prince of Wales
1999 The Duke of York
2000 The Duke of York
2003 The Duke of York
2000 The Earl of Wessex
2001 The Earl of Wessex
2002 The Earl of Wessex
2003 The Earl of Wessex
1999 The Princess Royal
2003 The Princess Royal
2004 The Princess Royal
1999 The Duke of Kent
2001 The Duke of Kent
2001 The Duke of Kent
2002 Prince Michael of Kent
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