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NIO Core = Northern Ireland Office
FSNI = Forensic Science Northern Ireland
Comp Age = Compensation Agency
YJA = Youth Justice Agency
NIPS = Northern Ireland Prison Service
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what criteria are used by the Roads Service when deciding on requests from those living in rural areas to have street lighting installed on main roads where there are several homes in the vicinity. 
You recently asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland a Parliamentary Question regarding what criteria are used by the Road Service when deciding on requests from those living in rural areas to have street lighting installed on main roads where there are several homes in the vicinity.
As this issue falls within my responsibility as Acting Chief Executive of Roads Service, I have been asked to reply.
The following criteria is used by Roads Service in considering requests for street lighting in rural areas:
where there is development density of at least 10 properties within a contiguous 200 metre road length;
where investigation of night-time injury accident statistics indicates that the provision of road lighting would contribute to a reduction in the number of accidents; and
where a community can be identified: A community would be regarded as a location which as well as having a number of residential properties within a defined length of road, also has 2 or more public buildings or amenities and which can be established as a centre where the local community gathers (each public building or amenity established as having a significant level of community gathers (each public building or amenity established as having a significant level of regular use in the evening period will be counted as the equivalent of 2 properties in assessing the justification for road lighting).
The current criteria is aimed at balancing the demand for more rural lighting against the effects of increased urbanisation of the countryside, the environmental impact on plants, insects and wildlife and the financial costs of providing and maintaining additional public lighting installations.
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland pursuant to the answer of 16 June 2006, Official Report, column 1514W, on terrorist prisoners, how many prisoners are located in the separated accommodation in Roe House at Maghaberry Prison; and how many of them are perceived to be members of paramilitary organisations. 
Mark Durkan: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what local government financial support there was for tourism in (a) rural and (b) urban areas in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years. 
David Cairns: No records are held centrally to distinguish between expenditure on tourism in rural and urban areas. However, figures have been extracted from the annual accounts of each of the 26 district councils, covering the period 2000-01 to 2004-05, from which some assessment of the rural/urban split may be made.
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps the Department of Education is taking to increase Ulster-Scots cultural awareness in schools in Northern Ireland. 
The Department of Education has provided specific funding for the distribution of
Ulster-Scots materials for primary schools, at the request of the Ulster-Scots Agency. The Department has also offered to provide similar support for post-primary materials when these are ready. Each schools curriculum has to promote the cultural development of its pupils. The proposed revised curriculum includes the theme of Citizenship in which pupils can learn about their own cultural traditions and heritage, as well as that of others. The Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment has been asked to ensure that, in the implementation of the revised curriculum, Ulster-Scots cultural heritage is appropriately reflected in exemplars or guidance materials for schools.
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many under-age drinkers have been charged with drunkenness in a public place in each divisional command unit in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement. 
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the total cost was of vandalism on educational establishments in each of the last three years, broken down by education and library board area. 
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