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Mr. Gerald Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will place in the Library a copy of (a) the voluntary code of conduct for European defence equipment sales and (b) the EU's Military Requirements Catalogue. 
I am unable to place a copy of the EU's Military Requirements Catalogue in the Library. This is a classified EU document and therefore any decision to place it in the public domain must be made collectively.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many contracts for direct mail were signed by his Department by (a) 200506 to date and (b) 200405; and what the value was in each case. 
Mr. Touhig: Details of the land and property owned by the Ministry of Defence are listed in the National Assets Register, a copy of which is held within the Library of the House and can also be found at www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/mediastore/otherfiles/217.pdf.
Martin Horwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much the Department and its agencies have spent on (a) the design and production of new logos and (b) employing external (i) public relations and (ii) graphic design agencies in each year since 2000, broken down by project. 
Mr. Touhig: The Ministry of Defence's expenditure on External Assistance, of which consultants employed to manage PR is part, is available in the Library of the House for years 199596 to 200405. Although this is broken down by various categories, the MOD does not centrally record expenditure on external PR and other related agencies, or other costs associated with the design and production of new logos. This information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) which procurements have been cancelled by his Department since 1997; and what (a) losses were incurred and (b) the reasons were for cancellation in each case; 
(2) if he will list defence procurements that have seen capability reductions against the initial Memorandum of Understanding; and what (a) capability modifications and (b) cost savings resulted in each case. 
Helen Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what restrictions there were on his Department's officials seeking employment with companies in the defence sector while they remain employed by the Ministry. 
Mr. Ingram: Members of the armed forces and Ministry of Defence officials, like other Crown servants, are required to comply with rules on the acceptance of outside business appointments if they wish to take up other employmentwhether in the defence industry orelsewherewithin two years of their retirement or resignation. The rules provide for the scrutiny of applications and for the imposition of a waiting period or other conditions where there might be cause for concern. The rules for the home civil service are set out in Section 4.3 Annex B of the civil service management code, a copy of which is available in the Library of the House. Corresponding requirements also apply to members of the armed forces.
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It is intended to either dismantle Intrepid, or sell it on for re-use. The Disposal Services Agency (DSA) invited tenders for the dismantling of Intrepid in 2004, however none of the proposals received were deemed suitable. The DSA continues to work
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on identifying suitable facilities for dismantling, both in the UK and overseas. In parallel any potential opportunities for sale are being explored.
Annette Brooke: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many medical staff serving with British armed forces in Iraq have been (a) injured and (b) killed since March 2003; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Ingram [holding answer 24 November 2005]: No serving Royal Army Medical Corps personnel have died or been killed while on Operation Telic. Three Royal Army Medical Corps personnel have been injured as a result of hostile action. No Royal Naval Medical Service personnel and no Royal Air Force Medical Service personnel have been killed or injured as a result of hostile action.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many servicemen have received treatment for mental health problems since serving in Iraq duringthe current conflict; and where they have been treated. 
Mr. Touhig [holding answer 29 November 2005]: Currently available statistics show that between January 2003 and September 2005, 1,333 UK service personnel who deployed on operation Telic subsequently received treatment for mental health conditions. This represents around 1.5 per cent. of total UK service personnel deployed to the region during the same period. Out-patient treatment takes place at 13 MOD Departments of community mental health (DCMH) located throughout the UK and three satellite centres in Cyprus, Germany and Gibraltar. In-patient treatment, when required, has been provided by The Priory Group since April 2004.
Due to data capture problems, we have been unable to include figures from DCMH Cyprus for the period June to September 2005. This will be rectified in future, but the numbers will be very small and should not significantly affect the total.
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