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Mr. Dismore: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department from which country each of those detained pending deportation originated; and to which country it is intended to deport them, subject to an acceptable Memorandum of Understanding. 
Mr. McNulty: 10 persons from several countries including Algeria and Jordan are currently detained, under immigration powers, pending deportation to their country of origin for reasons of national security. In all cases eventual deportation is subject to the negotiation of Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) and specific assurances with the home country of the individuals concerned.
Mr. Lidington: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the immigration and nationality directorate will reply to the letter from the hon. Member for Aylesbury of 23 September 2005 to the immigration and nationality directorate about the case of Ms V.E.S. of Aylesbury (reference S1198241 and B22849/5). 
The UK spent £24,442,350.00 on counter-narcotics (CN) work in Afghanistan during 200405. The activity this funded included: the running of seven training courses on intelligence and investigation techniques for the Afghan Counter-Narcotics Police; support for over five major seizures of opiates; the provision of a mobile
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forensic laboratory; and help to establish regional law enforcement offices in seven provincial centres outside Kabul.
On 5 September, I announced new UK funding for Afghan CN in a joint press conference with Afghan CN Minister Qaderi. Details of this are available at http://www.fco.gov.uk/servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c-Page&cid=1007029391638&a= KArticle&aid=1125559465083%20&year=2005&month= 20050901&date=20050905. The UK is to provide more than £270 million over the next three years. £130 million of the funding will be provided by the Department for International Development with the rest coming from other Government Departments including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ministry of Defence.
Mr. Ancram: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what procedures will govern the UK's handling of prisoners captured and detained by International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) forces in Afghanistan when captured by UK contingents (a) as a part of NATO ISAF and (b) operating as a part of Operation Enduring Freedom. 
Mr. Ingram: All personnel receive appropriate pre-deployment training in advance of commencing operations; for those to whom it is relevant, this includes specific training on the rules and principles involved in handling prisoners of war, internees and detainees; this can also include briefing by institutions such as the International Committee of the Red Cross.
United Kingdom procedures governing the handling of prisoners are consistent with the principles of the Geneva Conventions whether detaining as part of an ISAF operation or Operation Enduring Freedom. Joint Warfare Publication 110 "Prisoners of War Handling" covers the principles, responsibilities, practices and procedures for the UK armed forces in handling prisoners of war. This publication is available on the Ministry of Defence website at www.mod.uk/jdcc.
Mr. Rob Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many mobilised reservists in each of the three services he expects to be required for deployment to Helmand province, Afghanistan. 
Mr. Ingram: No final decisions have been made on the possible deployment of British forces to Southern Afghanistan as part of the expansion of the international security assistance force. Consequently it would be premature to give details of the number of reservists that might be required.
Mr. Touhig: The information is not collected in this form and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. The Ministry of Defence is committed to ensuring compliance with fire safety law in premises it occupies. That includes provision of fire detection and warning systems that are appropriate to the circumstances of the case.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many cars are (a) owned and (b) leased by his Department; what models the cars are; what type of petrol each model requires; and what the fuel efficiency is of each model. 
Mr. Touhig: The Ministry of Defence currently leases in excess of 8,800 cars for non-operational use, the overwhelming majority of which are powered by diesel engines. The requirement for vehicles is specified in output terms rather than by vehicle model. Information on the total number and fuel efficiency of each model leased is not therefore held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
In addition there are a small quantity of cars owned by the Ministry of Defence for use on operations. Information on these is being withheld on the basis that disclosure could prejudice operational capability.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 9 January 2006, Official Report, column 223W, on Iraq, in what month in 200203 operations commenced for the purposes of the calculation of total expenditure on operations in Iraq. 
Mr. Djanogly: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the total gross replacement value of Ministry of Defence stores lodged with its contractors and subsequently found to be either lost or otherwise not available for use for Ministry of Defence purposes was in each quarter since January 1999; and what costs have been recovered by his Department in respect of such stores. 
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