Mr. Touhig: The Chinook HC1 radar altimeter system under went detailed flight trials at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (A&AEE), Boscombe Down (now Qinetiq). Prior to the upgrade of the Chinook HC1 to Chinook HC2, further trials were undertaken, also at A&AEE.
Ann Winterton: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many vehicles have been sent to the Army Base Repair Organisation workshop Donnington for specified repair-only repairs over the past five years, broken down by type. 
Once ISAF plans for expansion into the South and East of Afghanistan mature, individual Allies, including the United Kingdom, will be able to take final decisions on deployment of forces and capability.
Mr. MacDougall: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British troops will be deployed to Afghanistan in the next 12 months; and in which region of Afghanistan they will be deployed. 
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the background to the claims referred to in (a) Annex C and (b) Annex D of the Claims Annual Report 200405. 
The top 10 settled claims by value brought by service personnel and civilian employees under the Department's Employer's Liability obligations are set out in Annexes C and D of the Ministry of Defence's
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Claims Annual Report 200405. These claims are handled respectively by Royal and Sun Alliance and AXA Corporate Solutions, on behalf of the Ministry of Defence. Such claims are considered on the basis of whether or not the Ministry of Defence has a legal liability to pay compensation. Where there is a proven legal liability, compensation is paid.
|Death of five year-old mare as a result of being startled by low flying helicopter
|Death of foal
|Injury leading to loss in value of racehorse as a result of being startled by low flying helicopter
|Loss in training fees
|Potential loss of earnings
|Injury leading to loss in value of stallion as a result of being startled by low flying helicopter
|Claimant thrown from a trailer attached to a moving tractor sustaining serious injury. Value of compensation paid:
|Injuries sustained when claimant's car was hit by a rising bollard as he was leaving a military base. Value of compensation paid:
|Injuries sustained by an 80 year-old lady as a result of being blown off her feet by a Chinook helicopter
Mr. Wallace: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Defence Advisory (DA) Notices were issued to the media in each month since January 1997; and how many were (a) DA-Notices 01, (b) DA-Notices 02, (c) DA-Notices 03, (d) DA-Notices 04 and (e) DA-Notices 05. 
The term 'DA Notice' refers only to the five standing Defence Advisory (DA) Notices agreed by the Defence Press and Broadcasting Advisory Committee (DPBAC). Changes to DA Notices are made rarely and are circulated directly to editors throughout the UK, and made available to the public through the DPBAC website (www.dnotice.org.uk). Only two changes have been made to the standing DA Notices since January 1997. In May 2000, the then DA Notice No 6 was incorporated into DA notice No 4 (sensitive installations and home addresses). In March
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2005, DA Notice No 4 was amended to reflect concerns over possible terrorist attacks on elements of the critical national infrastructure.
Additional DA Notice guidance, amplifying the advice set out in the standing DA Notices, is issued by the DPBAC secretary (on behalf of the Committee) to all editors in the United Kingdom to cover specific circumstances or to meet particular concerns. Since January 1997, the DPBAC secretary has written to all UK editors amplifying DA Notice guidance on the following occasions:
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) whether the meetings he held with Crown Prince Abdullah and officials in July during his visit to Saudi Arabia included discussion of the Eurofighter Typhoon; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) whether the meetings he held with Crown Prince Abdullah and other officials in July 2005 on his visit to Saudi Arabia were attended by employees of BAE Systems; and if he will make a statement; 
(3) whether the meetings he held with Crown Prince Abdullah and other officials in July 2005 on his visit to Saudi Arabia included discussions on (a) Saad al-Faqih and (b) Mohammed al-Masari; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Ingram: There are no plans to change the size of the United Kingdom garrison in the Falkland Islands. We keep all commitments under continual review and adjust resources when it is appropriate to do so.