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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps he has taken to promote (a) Lough Neagh, (b) the annual Sham Fight in Scarva, (c) the annual Twelfth of July Demonstrations in Scarva, (d) the site of the Battle of Diamond at
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Loughgall, (e) the annual demonstrations by the Royal Black Institution and (f) the annual Apprentice Boys of Derry parades as major tourist attractions. 
Angela E. Smith: The Northern Ireland Tourist Board's (NITB) Strategic Framework for Action 200407 document has identified the regions, signature projects and winning themes on which NITB will focus over this period.
The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) currently has a seat on the Lough Neagh Partnership Board and had been represented on the Lough Neagh and Lower Bann Advisory Board until 2005. Also in March 2005, the NITB contributed £4,000 to the Lough Neagh Partnership Board to assist with a marketing strategy for the Lough.
The Sham fight at Scarva while not featured directly on the NITB Discover Northern Ireland website, has links through the Twelfth of July Celebrations (www.grandorange.org.uk) and Scarva Visitors Centre (www.banbridge.com).
The NITB has promoted the Orange order Annual 12th July Parades through a number of media channels, including the 'Northern Ireland Visitor Guide 2005/06' and, 'Events in Northern Ireland', and on its Discover Northern Ireland website.
This project lies outside the core priorities of the Strategic Framework for Action 200407 and as such the NITB has no further plans for this site. However, the Dan Winter Cottage in Loughgall is listed on the NITB website www.discovernorthernireland.com and the 'Stop and Visit Guide' on an annual basis.
Over the past five years the NITB has offered the Apprentice Boys £28,300 in selective financial assistance through the Events Marketing Support Scheme and paid out £25,000 in relation to the same. In addition to the Events Marketing Support Scheme money, the NITB board agreed to make an additional payment of £20,000 in 200203 towards the cost associated with the festival. This was in recognition of the potential benefits for tourism which may have arisen from the continued success and development of the event. The NITB has also listed the event in the 'Events in Northern Ireland' guide for the past five years and the Maiden City Festival was listed in the events section of the Discover Northern Ireland website from 29 November 2004 to 14 August 2005.
Mr. Peter Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many drivers have been convicted of driving without (a) road tax licence and (b) valid car insurance in each district command unit in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years for which figures are available. 
Figures in table 1 are provided by Driver and Vehicle Licensing Northern Ireland (DVLNI) and cover the financial years 200001 to 200405. It is not possible to provide a breakdown by district command unit, therefore, Northern Ireland totals are included.
Those detected for vehicle excise duty offences are usually offered an out-of-court settlement. Only if they ignore the penalty or refuse to pay are they prosecuted in court. The figures for those convicted or who paid out-of-court settlements in the last five years are:
The statistics included within table 2 cover the calendar years 2000 to 2003 and are based on the PSNI district command unit in which an offender's address falls. Data for 2004 will become available in early 2006. Due to the lack of comparability of 1999 data (based on crimes reported to 12 police divisions) figures for that year have not been included.
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