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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many complaints against the Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI) have been investigated by the Police Ombudsman since the establishment of the office; in how many of those cases (a) the complaint has been upheld, (b) reasons for (i) upholding and (ii) rejecting the complaint have been given, (c) PSNI officers have been the subject of a criminal investigation by the Police Ombudsman, (d) a case has been taken up by the Director of Public Prosecutions, (e) a criminal conviction has been secured, (f) PSNI officers have as a consequence been the subject of disciplinary investigation by the Police
Ombudsman, (g) disciplinary hearings have taken place and (h) disciplinary penalties have been imposed; and where complaints led to disciplinary penalties what these were in each case. 
Paul Goggins: The Police Ombudsman's Office has advised that 7,723 complaints have been referred for investigation since its establishment until 31 March 2006. The Office of the Police Ombudsman does not use the terminology upheld and not upheld but rather reports on the nature of complaint outcomes. In all cases investigated by the Police Ombudsman the complainant is informed of the reason or reasons which led to the Police Ombudsman's determination. In this period, of the 754 cases referred by thePolice Ombudsman to the Public Prosecution Service, 34 criminal charges were directed by the Public Prosecution Service. In 45 cases the Police Ombudsman recommended that disciplinary charges be preferred against 47 officers and a Superintendents Warning and/or Advice and Guidance was recommended in182 cases against 224 officers.
The Police Service for Northern Ireland has advised that 30 officers have appeared before misconduct panels on charges relating to complaints. In 21 of these cases disciplinary penalties were imposed including dismissal, requirement to resign, reduction in pay, fines imposed, reprimand and caution.
|Clinical psychologists employed within the NI HPSS by trust as at 30 September 2006|
| Source: Human Resource Management Systems|
Mr. Peter Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many punishment beatings have been recorded in Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years, broken down by paramilitary organisation responsible. 
Mark Durkan: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much the Department for Regional Development (DRD) has spent on essential infrastructure work on the Derry-Belfast railway line between (a) Derry and Ballymena and (b) Ballymena and Belfast in each of the last three years; and how much DRD plans to spend on that work in each of the next three years. 
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many rapes were reported in each police district command unit area in each of the last five years; how many people were later prosecuted as a result; and what the average sentence imposed by the courts was in each year. 
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many patients were treated at the Regional Fertility Centre in each of the last five years; how many couples are on the waiting list for treatment at the Centre; what the average waiting time for (a) initial assessment and (b) each treatment offered at the Centre was in the last period for which figures are available; and what the longest time is for which a patient has been waiting for (i) initial assessment and (ii) each treatment offered at the Centre. 
Paul Goggins: The Regional Fertility Centre (RFC) offers a range of fertility treatments including specialised treatment which require to be licensed by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA). In providing patient care, the RFC is required to comply with HFEA's Code of Practice, which is designed to ensure safe and effective treatment is provided to service users.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) serving and (b) former members of the (i) Police Service of Northern Ireland, (ii) Royal Irish Regiment and (iii) Northern Ireland Prison Service have moved from their homes after being targeted by (A) Republican and (B) Loyalist paramilitaries in the last 12 months. 
Paul Goggins: Five serving members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland have moved from their homes in the last 12 months as a result of paramilitary threats; one due to a threat from loyalists, and four due to threats from Dissident Republicans. No one from the other categories mentioned has had to move home in the last 12 months as a result of paramilitary threats.
You recently asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Parliamentary Questions about at what temperature DRD Roads Services deploys road gritting vehicles, and what the lowest recorded temperature was in Derry on the night of2 November 2006; and how many road gritting vehicles were deployed in Derry on that night. As this issue falls within my responsibility as Chief Executive of Roads Service, I have been asked to reply.
Roads Service endeavours to deploy road gritting vehicles before ice or frost forms on the road, however, I can advise that
there is no specific temperature at which Roads Service initiates this action. This decision is dictated by a number of factors including:
road temperature forecasts;
road temperature in comparison to the dewpoint (the temperature at which air condenses); and
the presence of other sources of moisture, e.g. standing water on the road surface, or wet conditions.
Additionally Roads Service will not generally spread salt on dry roads, as moisture is required for ice to form, or during periods of rain due to the probability of wash-off.
I can confirm that the minimum temperature recorded in Derry on the night of 2 November 2006 was 0C and the road condition was dry.
However an inspection by staff discovered hoar frost on the Foyle Bridge and one road gritter was deployed.
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what information his Department has collected on the age of drivers involved in road traffic accidents in the Province in the last 10 years. 
Paul Goggins: I have been advised by the Police Service of Northern Ireland that information is gathered in respect of road traffic accidents only where there has been a fatality or where injury has been sustained. The information is as follows.
|Age of drivers involved in injury road traffic collisions 1996 to 2005|
Figures include drivers of all vehicles (this includes non-motor vehicles e.g. pedal cycle)
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