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David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many dentists in (a) Northern Ireland and (b) Upper Bann are accepting NHS patients; and if he will list the dentists concerned in Upper Bann. 
These new NHS patient registrations refer to patients who had not been registered with the dentist at the end of the previous quarter. These may have resulted from patients moving between dentists or may have been re-registration of patients who have not attended the dentist for some time and whose registrations will therefore have expired. Registrations may also have been due to registering for the first time, for example, children or people coming to reside in Northern Ireland.
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Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the 10 highest-paid employees in his Department; what the (a) job title and (b) salary including bonuses is of each; and whether the individual concerned is (i) a civil servant and (ii) a contractor in each case. 
Mr. Woodward: The 10 highest-paid employees in the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) are civil servants. Their salary ranges can be found in the NIO Departmental Report 2005 (Table 7Senior Civil Service Salaries), a copy of which is in the Library of the House.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many pupils in Northern Ireland have requested to have their (a) GCSE and (b) A level examination papers re-marked in each of the last 10 years; and how many pupils had their grade improved as a result of re-marking in each year. 
Angela E. Smith: The Council for the Curriculum, Assessment and Examinations has supplied details for candidates taking its examinations from 2001 when the information was computerised. This does not include candidates taking examinations with a number of other awarding bodies that offer GCSEs and A levels in Northern Ireland.
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Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much was spent by local authorities on floral displays in each council area in the Province in each of the last five years. 
Lorely Burt: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what estimate he has made of the cost of setting up the system for dealing with terrorist fugitives from justice proposed in the Northern Ireland (Offences) Bill. 
Mr. Hain: The overall cost of the scheme envisaged in the Bill will depend on the numbers of eligible individuals. This is not known at this stage. It is therefore not possible to fully predict the costs of the scheme. The costs will be met from within the NIO's existing resources.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many prior booked general practitioner appointments members of the public in Northern Ireland failed to keep in each of the last five years. 
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people resident in the Republic of Ireland have been admitted to hospital in Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years. 
Mr. Woodward: The total number admissions 1 classified as an in-patient, day case or regular day/night admission at hospitals in Northern Ireland where the patient was recorded as a resident in the Republic of Ireland is given in the following table. Patients may have been admitted on more than one occasion.
Residents of countries within the European Union are entitled to treatment if they are taken ill while visiting another European Union state. Patients may also be transferred to another country under formal contractual arrangements between individual hospitals or health boards if the treatment required is not
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available locally. Consequently residents from the Republic of Ireland are sometimes treated in Northern Ireland and vice versa.
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many members of the public have complained about their NHS treatment for hypothyroidism in the Province in the last year for which figures are available; and what assessment he has made of the level of satisfaction with NHS treatment of hypothyroidism in the Province. 
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the percentage uptake of vaccine for influenza was by those who were eligible in the Province in each of the last five years; and what the uptake has been to date in 2005. 
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