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Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what departmental assets are planned to be sold in each financial year from 2007-08 to 2010-11; what the (a) description and (b) book value of each such asset is; and what the expected revenue from each such sale is. 
Information on future plans is commercially sensitive and therefore not made available until necessary. A majority of assets identified for disposal, are either marketed by the Disposal Services Agency, or for surplus Defence Estate, published on a list that is regularly updated and placed in the Library of the House. The House will also be informed of the divestment of any other significant MOD assets, such as the planned release of the electromagnetic spectrum announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review.
Mr. Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department spent at Gieves and Hawkes, Savile Row, in each of the last five years; and if he will break down that expenditure by category of clothing. 
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what efficiency savings his Department was required to make as part of its Spending Review 2004 (SR04) targets; what efficiency projects have been undertaken in the Department in pursuit of those targets; on what date each was initiated; and how much each was predicted to contribute to the SR04 target. 
Mr. Bob Ainsworth: A breakdown of efficiency savings by programme can be found in the MODs Efficiency Technical Note, which was published in December 2005. Revised forecasts for the end of March 2008 and achievement to the end of March 2007 were provided in the departmental Annual Report and Accounts 2006-07. Both documents can be found on the departments website at:
Force structure changesJuly 2004, the date the Future Capabilities Paper was published
Joint Personnel AdministrationJune 2001, when the Defence Management Board approved the vision and strategy document
People ProgrammeJuly 2004, Defence Management Board strategy paper for civilian personnel
Defence Resource Management ProgrammeNovember 2003, when Treasury approved the Defence Resource Management Solution
Defence Information InfrastructureSeptember 2002
Equipment procurement/future capabilitiesJuly 2004, the date the Future Capabilities Paper was published
Defence Logistics Transformation ProgrammeApril 2004, the official formation date of the programme
Whole Fleet ManagementFebruary 2003
Estates Modernisationlaunched in Financial Year 2002-03 following a reorganisation of Defence Estates
Travel ModernisationNovember 2004
Defence Electronic Commerce Systemthis was identified as a key enabler for the DLO Business Strategy approved in May 2000; early work on Defence e-commerce had begun in 1996.
Other procurementApril 2003
Defence Health Change Programmeinitiated following the Medical Quinquennial Review of 2001
Single Navy commandAugust 2004 when the merger plan was formally established
Single Air CommandJune 2005, when approved by Minister (Armed Forces)
Closure of Army Technical Foundation college ArborfieldNovember 2003.
Danny Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which buildings occupied by his Department (a) are and (b) are not fully accessible to disabled people; and if he will make a statement. 
However, all Government Departments are subject to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 which requires them to make reasonable access arrangements for disabled people. This Department acts within the Act and Part M of the Building Regulations for England and Wales or their equivalents in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many new (a) laptops, (b) mobile telephones and (c) personal digital assistant devices his Department bought for the use of departmental Ministers following each Cabinet reshuffle since 1997; and if he will make a statement. 
Derek Twigg: Since May 2005, one personal digital assistant has been bought for use by departmental Ministers. We do not hold information on expenditure prior to this date, which could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many citizens juries have been arranged by his Department since June; which organisations were commissioned to conduct each citizens jury; and what the estimated cost is of each exercise. 
Andrew Selous: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many employees in (a) his Department and (b) each (i) executive agency and (ii) non-departmental public body funded by his Department applied to continue to work beyond state retirement age in the latest year or part thereof for which figures are available; and how many of those applications were successful. 
Since the introduction of a national default retirement age of 65, men and women have been able automatically to continue in employment up to this age. This means that women employed by the MOD are able routinely to work beyond the current state pension age for women of 60. Moreover, the MOD has introduced procedures which enable its civil servants to apply to work beyond 65 in accordance with the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006. Such applications are submitted to individual line managers and appeals, where they are raised, are dealt with at a more senior level within the business unit.
Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what areas of land in Scotland were sold by his Department in each of the last five years; what the use was of each area prior to sale; what revenue was received for each area of land; and if he will make a statement. 
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