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David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many drivers in Northern Ireland have been (a) issued with fixed penalty fines for excess speed, (b) prosecuted for excess speed, (c) involved in fatal road traffic accidents and (d) prosecuted as a result of being involved in a road traffic accident in the last 12 months. 
Paul Goggins: PSNI have provided the information in the following table which relates to drivers issued with fixed penalty fines and those drivers reported for prosecution for excess speed in 2006. A total of 173(1) drivers were involved in fatal road traffic accidents in this same period. However, the PSNI does not specifically record the number of drivers prosecuted as a result of being involved in a road traffic collision.
(1) 2006 figures are provisional and subject to change
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Maria Eagle: The Department for Employment and Learning does not keep records specifying the number of students enrolled on online further education courses. It is not a mandatory requirement by the Department for further education colleges in Northern Ireland to provide information specifically related to students studying online courses; and colleges in Northern Ireland do not hold definitive data relating to this.
Mr. Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many speciality training posts at (a) first, (b) second and (c) third year he expects to be available by speciality in each Northern Ireland hospital in August. 
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Mr. Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many fixed term speciality training appointments at (a) first, (b) second and (c) third year he expects to be available, by speciality, in each Northern Ireland hospital in August. 
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Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many and what percentage of those convicted of criminal offences in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years were sentenced by mental health order disposals. 
Mr. Hanson: The mental health order disposal available in the criminal courts is the hospital order. The following table gives the number of hospital order disposals and the total number of disposals for those convicted, for the calendar years 2001 to 2005. Due to small numbers the percentage of those sentenced by hospital orders has not been calculated.
|Table: Number of hospital orders and total number of disposals given 2001 to 2005( 1,2)|
|(1) Data are collated on the principal offence rule; thus only the most serious offence with which an offender is charged is included. (2)( )Data for 2005 are provisional.|
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the (a) findings and (b) recommendations were of the review conducted by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister of practice across Departments on the printing and distribution of Government publications. 
Mr. Hanson: Following the implementation of the cross-departmental policy on the use of recycled paper and the adoption of an electronic print policy in October 2005 officials from the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister performed an informal impact review of the use of recycled paper and the electronic distribution of Government publications. This showed there will be an initial increase in cost but ultimately these will reduce and that there will be a positive environmental impact. On this basis a report is being drafted which will recommend the continuation of the use of recycled paper and electronic publishing in all Government Departments.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what representations he has made within Government in the last 12 months about securing benefits to Northern Ireland from the 2012 Olympics. 
Maria Eagle: The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) is the lead Northern Ireland Department to ensure Northern Ireland benefits from the potential opportunities that will arise from London hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.
The DCAL Permanent Secretary chairs an Olympic NI Task Force, which consists of representatives from other Government Departments and organisations responsible for delivering the benefits. This Group has met on four occasions over the last 12 months. DCAL works in close partnership with the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS), the lead Government Department and with the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG).
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