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Mr. George Osborne:
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many items of electrical equipment were
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used by his Department in the last year for which figures are available, broken down by (a) cost and (b) number of each type of item. 
All expenditure by the Scotland Office in the purchase and procurement of services, and items, is made in accordance with the departmental guidance on financial procedures and propriety, based on principles set out in Government Accounting. Where possible, purchases of electrical equipment is through negotiated contracts.
Mr. George Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the property belonging to his Department that has (a) been stolen and (b) been reported lost in each year since 1997, broken down by type of article. 
Mr. George Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the running costs of the Department were in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) electricity, (b) water, (c) gas, (d) telephones, (e) mobile telephones and (f) televisions. 
Mr. George Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much has been spent on entertainment by his Department in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) food, (b) alcohol, (c) staff and (d) accommodation. 
The information is not held in the form requested, however since that date the Scotland Office and the Office of the Advocate-General for Scotland have spent the following on hospitality and entertainment:
Mr. Tyrie: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland on how many occasions between 31 March 2002 and 31 March 2003 his special advisers travelled abroad in an official capacity; what places were visited; and how much each visit cost. 
[holding answer 10 January 2005]: The Parliamentary Constituencies (Scotland) Order will come into force the day after it is approved by Her
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Majesty in Council. As I said during Questions on 30 November 2004, Official Report, column 478, I hope the Order will be in force in February.
Mr. Milburn: There is no record kept of cancelled engagements in the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster's diary. When engagements have had to be cancelled, wherever possible we try to re-instate them at a later date. All engagements are subject to ministerial and parliamentary business.
John Mann: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what categories of information are available under Freedom of Information legislation that have not been provided in written parliamentary answers by his Department in the last three years 
Mr. Miliband: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 24 January 2005, Official Report, column 140W, by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs (Christopher Leslie).
Virginia Bottomley: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will place all papers relating to the advice given to Ministers in 2004 concerning the A3 at Hindhead in the Library. 
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many civil servants in her Department work in the (a) Commercial Best Practice and Enterprise, (b) Maximising Potential in the Workplace, (c) Finance
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for Investment, (d) Strengthening Regional Economies and (e) Knowledge Transfer and Innovation unit, broken down by salary band. 
|(a) Effective Channels with Business (which incorporates Commercial Best Practice)||501|
|(b) Maximising Potential in the Workplace||214|
|(c) Enterprise, Growth and Business Investment (formerly Enterprise for All and Finance for Investment)||340|
|(e) Knowledge Transfer and Innovation||247|
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