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John Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what measures he has considered with a view to supporting and improving the operation of forensic science services in Northern Ireland. 
Maria Eagle: Forensic science services in Northern Ireland are provided by Forensic Science Northern Ireland (FSNI)an agency of the NIO delivering independent expert forensic analysis and advice to the criminal justice system. It is held to account for its operation and performance by a ministerial advisory board which reports directly to me. A major modernisation programme, initiated in 2005, has resulted in considerable changes and improvements to the agency's operations. In addition work has been commissioned to reassess the accommodation needs of the agency, with a view to facilitating the further modernisation and development of its services.
Mark Durkan: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he plans to consult on the regulations to be adopted under the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 on donations by Irish citizens to political parties in Northern Ireland. 
Maria Eagle: The Government intend to lay the draft Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (Northern Ireland Political Parties) Order 2007 before both Houses of Parliament as soon as practicable. The Electoral Commission have been consulted throughout the process of the drafting of the Order. The main political parties in Northern Ireland will be given advance sight of the draft Order before it is laid.
A formal consultation exercise was carried out in 2005 on the future of donations to political parties in Northern Ireland. This gave rise to the donations provisions contained in Part 3 of the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006. This, along with the Political Parties Elections and Referendum Act 2000, is the parent Act which contains the enabling power under which the 2007 Order will be made.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many mandatory drug tests were carried out in each prison establishment in Northern
Ireland in each of the last six years; and in how many of those tests results were (a) positive, (b) negative and (c) inconclusive for the presence of banned substances. 
Paul Goggins: The Northern Ireland Prison Service does not have a full programme of mandatory drug testing, although it is planned to change prison rules to enable this. However, there is currently extensive drug testing of prisoners on a voluntary basis, particularly as part of the progressive regime and earned privileges scheme, and also in relation to home leaves.
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At the end of each year there are always a number of test results outstanding.
Mrs. May: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the outside (a) agencies and (b) consultancies which are undertaking work commissioned by Number 10; and what the (i) purpose and (ii) cost is of each commission. 
The Prime Minister: For these purposes my Office forms part of the Cabinet Office. I refer the right hon. Member to the answer given to her by my right hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office (Hilary Armstrong) today.
Mr. Kilfoyle: To ask the Prime Minister (1) what conversations he had in April 2004 with President Bush concerning (a) Al-Jazeera radio station and (b) Fallujah; and if he will make a statement; 
The Prime Minister: I have nothing further to add to the answers I gave the hon. Member for Banff and Buchan (Mr. Salmond) on 13 January 2005, Official Report, column 597W; and, the hon. Member for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (Adam Price) on 28 November 2005, Official Report, column 23W.
Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the total value of private finance initiative projects included in his Departments balance sheet (a) is and (b) was in each of the last five years, broken down by project. 
Over the last five years, the Departments PFI project for the redevelopment of the National Physical Laboratory at Teddington was included in the
Departments balance sheet. The PFI contract was terminated in December 2004. The building is now owned outright by the Department and continues to appear on the balance sheet. The value of the building at termination was £86.3 million [the current value is £92.6 million]. The Department had one other PFI during the periodthe provision of ITserviceswhich was and still is off the balance sheet.
Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the value was of annual private finance initiative payments made by his Department from (a) capital and (b) revenue budgets in each of the last five years. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Department of Trade and Industry had two private finance initiative projects during the periodthe PFI project for the redevelopment of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) at Teddington, which was terminated in December 2004, and the provision of its IT services. Service payments for NPL PFI contract were met from a programme budget. Payments for IT services are met from the Departments administration budget. The figures are as follows:
Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what value of annual private finance initiative payments by his Department was classified as (a) identifiable and (b) non-identifiable in each of the last five years, broken down by project. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: All payments made under PFI are identifiable. Prior to a PFI contract being signed the profile of unitary charge payments is agreed between the contractor and the public sector, subject to the operation of the payment mechanism.
Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what value of annual private finance initiative (PFI) payments was (a) to repay capital and (b) expenditure on other parts of each PFI contract in each of the last five years, broken down by project. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Department had two PFI contracts during the periodthe redevelopment of the National Physical Laboratory at Teddington which was terminated in December 2004 and the provision of IT services. In the case of the NPL contract, the Department accounted for the unitary fee payments as:
Mark Lazarowicz: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many telephone helplines are sponsored by his Department with the prefix (a) 0870 and (b) 0845; and whether alternative geographic numbers are available in each case. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: A number of 08 telephones services are administered by the department for public use. From central records the only information that can be provided on the Departments use of 0870 and 0845 telephone numbers is listed below. Call volumes to these numbers, especially the 0870 numbers, are relatively low and the Department does not offer alternative geographic contact numbers;
0870 191 0111
0870 191 0112
0870 191 0113
0870 191 0114
0870 191 0115
0870 191 0116
0870 191 0117
0870 191 0118
0870 240 5927
0870 240 5929
0870 600 6080
0870 606 1515
0845 001 0030
0845 015 0010
0845 015 0020
0845 015 0030
0845 019 0001
0845 404 0506
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