Harry Cohen: To ask the Solicitor-General what progress has been made with the investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and Ministry of Defence Police into the sale of two ex-Royal Navy frigates to Romania by BAE; and if he will make a statement. 
Graham Stringer: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the number of tonnes of liquids which have been confiscated at (a) Heathrow, (b) Gatwick, (c) Stansted, (d) Manchester and (e) Birmingham airports since 10 August 2006. 
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many accidents involving passengers on London bus services were reported in each of the last five years, broken down by (a) London borough and (b) London bus route; and if he will make a statement. 
Dr. Ladyman: Information showing the number of reported personal injury road accidents involving bus/coaches by London borough in each of the last five years is given in the following table. 2005 is the latest year for which data are available. Many of these accidents include buses/coaches which had no passenger casualties. Additionally some of the buses/coaches may have had no passengers at all. The information requested broken down by bus route is not collected.
|Number of reported personal injury road accidents involving buses/coaches( 1,2) by London borough: 2001-05|
|(1) Buses or coaches equipped to carry more than 17 passengers, regardless of use.|
(2) Many of these accidents include buses/coaches which had no passenger casualties. Additionally some of the buses/coaches may have had no passengers at all.
Dr. Ladyman: The replies to the consultation are in the process of being analysed, with consideration also being given to other relevant material such as the 26 October 2006, Official Report, column 1769 Adjournment debate on satellite navigation. Once this work is complete, the results of the consultation will be published. No date has yet been fixed but I expect the information to be issued shortly.
Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will take steps (a) to regulate in-vehicle information systems and (b) to produce a code of conduct to mitigate incorrect routeing by navigation systems; and if he will make a statement. 
Dr. Ladyman: The Department for Transport is reviewing the existing legislation and practice on in-vehicle information systems (MS). The review is being informed by responses to the recent MS public consultation and by other relevant information. Our chief interest is to ensure, whether by regulation, code of practice and/or other means, that the human-machine interface aspects of route guidance systems are safe and that the guidance offered by such systems is designed so as to avoid inappropriate routeing. No conclusions have yet been reached on the best way forward. Any proposal developed following the review will be subject to further public consultation as part of the statutory process.
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