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Andrew Mackinlay: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland pursuant to his answer of 20 July 2004, reference 184778, how many of the patients in the table for (a) 200102 and (b) 200203 subsequently died in hospitals; and if he will make a statement. 
Angela Smith: There is no information available on whether any particular patient recorded in the mandatory surveillance of MRSA patient episodes subsequently died in hospital as a result of that episode. The tables published annually by the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre Northern Ireland regarding such patient episodes of MRSA are derived from data mandatorily supplied by acute hospital trusts. The data is aggregated and does not carry personal identifiers.
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what (a) temperature and (b) quality checks have been carried out in the last 12 months by staff of the Movanagher Fish Farm to detect poor water quality. 
(b) Staff at Movanagher fish farm do not monitor water quality in the river and canal supplying water to the farm. This is the responsibility of the EHS Water Management Unit. Water quality is monitored at four points on the Lower Bann. The nearest monitoring point to Movanagher Fish Farm is at Kilrea Bridge, 3 to 4 km upstream of the farm. Samples are taken monthly. In addition, farm staff undertake checks of dissolved oxygen of the inflowing water supply if flows and temperature suggest that fish may be stressed.
EHS is committed to chemical and biological monitoring of all significant waterways in Northern Ireland in line with national and international classification schemes and agreements. DCAL continues to engage with EHS and others to bring forward initiatives to address widespread water quality problems in Northern Ireland's waterways.
Angela Smith: In setting the minimum acreage specification for a possible multi-sports stadium in Northern Ireland at 60 acres, the Strategic Investment Board (SIB) is seeking to satisfy both the design requirements of the three sports concerned (soccer, rugby and Gaelic games) and defray costs to the public purse as much as possible through the acquisition of additional land space for mixed-use business development in and around the stadium itself. However, as this is not yet a formal procurement process, the SIB has been willing to consider notifications of interest from landowners of sites below 60 acres provided they satisfied the key criteria of acceptability to the three sports, deliverability and potential economic benefits.
Angela Smith: The deadline of 30 June for submissions on a possible multi-sports stadium in Northern Ireland was set because I have asked the Strategic Investment Board (SIB) to complete its evaluation of potential sites for a multi-sports stadium and report back to me with an appropriate location by the autumn. However, as this is not yet a formal procurement process, the SIB has been willing to consider notifications of interest from landowners submitted after 30 June provided they satisfied the key criteria of acceptability to the three sports concerned (soccer, rugby and Gaelic games), deliverability and potential economic benefits.
Angela Smith: Nurses not of UK origin are employed within the HPSS but cannot be identified separately either from HRMS or by the Trusts themselves. Information is only held by Trusts on the number of EC and non-EC nurses employed. Figures for the percentage of non-EC nursing staff working within each Health and Social Services Trust are as follows.
|HSS(69) Trust||Percentage of non-EC nurses working within each HSS Trust|
|Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust||3.0|
|Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust||0.0|
|Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust||4.0|
|Causeway HSS Trust||1.4|
|Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust||4.5|
|Craigavon and Banbridge Community HSS Trust||0.5|
|Down Lisburn HSS Trust||5.0|
|Foyle Community HSS Trust||0.3|
|Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust||8.0|
|Homefirst Community HSS Trust||9.3|
|Mater Infirmorum Hospital HSS Trust||7.5|
|Newry and Mourne HSS Trust||0.4|
|North and West Belfast HSS Trust||0.2|
|Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust||10.3|
|South and East Belfast HSS Trust||0.0|
|Sperrin Lakeland HSS Trust||1.5|
|Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust||3.6|
|United Hospitals Group HSS Trust||3.8|
Rev. Martin Smyth: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what assessment he has made of the potential impact recruiting nursing staff from overseas to work in Northern Ireland's hospitals will have on health services in less developed countries. 
Angela Smith: The Department is currently drafting guidance on International Nursing Recruitment that will advise HPSS employers not to actively recruit from developing countries that are experiencing nursing shortages of their own.
The majority of overseas nurses currently employed within the HPSS are from the Philippines, where nursing surpluses exist and the national Government actively supports recruitment by health service employers.
Mr. McNamara: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what participating bands were listed in the notification to the Parades Commission submitted by Ballymacarrett District Loyal Orange Lodge No 6 as organisers of the 1 July parade; and what bands participated in the parade. 
1. Ulster Volunteer Flute Band
2. Albertbridge Accordion Band
3. Parkinson Accordion Band
4. Crimson Star Flute Band
5. Pride of the Hill, Carnmoney
6. Lord Carson Memorial Accordion
7. Hillview Flute Band
8. Gertrude Star Flute Band
9. Pride of the Shore
10. Pride of the Ravan
11. Rising Sons of Donaghadee
12. East Belfast True Blue Flute Band
13. Ballymacarrett Defenders Flute Band
14. Ballysillan Volunteers Flute Band
15. Shankill Road Protestant Boy Flute Band
16. Rising Sons of East Belfast Flute Band
17. Shankill Star
18. Pride of the Shankill Flute Band
19. Ballybeen Young Loyalist Flute Band
20. Pride of Laganvalley Flute Band
21. Fairhill Flute Band
22. Monkstown YCV Flute Band
23. East Belfast Protestant Boys
24. Shankill Road Defenders Flute Band
25. Millar Memorial Flute Band
26. Fusiliers Flute Band
27. Crown Defenders Flute Band
28. Mount Vernon Flute Band
29. Ballynafeigh Apprentice Boys
30. North Down Defenders Flute Band
31. Castlereagh Young Defenders Flute Band
32. Blues and Royals East Belfast
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