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Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) what plans he has for disposal of the assets comprising the British consulate in Oporto when the post is closed; 
Mr. Rammell: Following the announcement of the closure of the Consulate in Oporto in December 2004, the Trustees are considering, with legal advice, the future of the property and the fund against the background of the intentions of Evelyn Teage's bequest.
In 1994, the Trustees sold part of the land attached to the consulate. The proceeds were used to renovate the house; to pay off debts to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office who had been paying maintenance of the property; to construct new offices and to provide a long-term fund to maintain the remaining property.
Mr. George Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many conferences were (a) attended by officials from his Department, (b) cancelled by and (c) facilitated by his Department in each year since 1997; and what the (i) cost to the Department and (ii) location was in each case. 
Mr. George Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many properties are held by the Department; what total floor space these properties provide; how many properties are vacant; and how much floor space vacant properties comprise. 
The Scotland Office leases two buildings, which are shared with the Office of the Advocate-General for Scotland. In addition, some staff are accommodated in buildings owned or leased by the Scottish Executive. The total floor space of accommodation occupied by the Scotland Office and the Office of the Advocate-General is 2,760 sq m. There are no vacant properties.
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Michael Fabricant: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on his Department's policy regarding the retention of e-mails in electronic form (a) after and (b) up to 1 January 2005; and what instructions have been given regarding the deletion of e-mails prior to 1 January 2005. 
Mrs. McGuire: The Scotland Office continues to implement well established policies and procedures for the review and disposal of files in accordance with its administrative needs and the Public Records Act. E-mail messages that form part of the official record are saved for as long as business needs require and stored corporately in accordance with departmental record management procedures. Further e-mail guidance is available on the National Archives website at:
Mrs. McGuire: It is not customary to disclose the security costs for such events. Discussions on the overall arrangements, including resource matters, are continuing between relevant Government Departments.
Mr. George Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many staff in his Department have (a) received official warnings and (b) faced disciplinary procedures following breaches of IT policy in each year since 1997. 
Mrs. McGuire: My right hon. Friend and I carry out frequent engagements both in and outside London and it is occasionally necessary to cancel such engagements for parliamentary or other ministerial business. No record is kept of cancelled engagements.
Mr. Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the estimates were of the cost of building the Skye Toll Bridge when the private finance initiative agreement to build it was agreed in 1986. 
Mrs. McGuire: Responsibility and documentation relating to the construction and financing of the Skye Bridge are devolved matters for the Scottish Executive. The Scotland Office has no continuing responsibility and does not hold information about the Skye Bridge.
Mr. George Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many civil servants from his Department have (a) faced disciplinary proceedings as a result of allegations of theft, (b) been charged with theft and (c) been dismissed following theft allegations in each year since 1997. 
Mr. Tyler: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much revenue his Department has received from the use of non-geographic 0870 telephone numbers for the period 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2004. 
You asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Child Support Agency cases are on the (a) new and (b) old systems. There are around 1.36 million cases currently being dealt with by the Child Support Agency. Of these cases over 587,000 have been registered on the new system; approximately 360,000 of
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