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Mr. Winnick: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he plans to reply to the letter of 25 February 2008 from the hon. Member for Walsall North on a constituent, reference MC01269/2008. 
To ensure completeness, data are provided for the business unit within which Ministers' private offices are categorised, and therefore also includes the costs of the private office for the Permanent Under Secretary as well as the MOD parliamentary branch. The data provided incorporate the full costs of running these offices, including salaries for Ministers, civil service and military staff, and special advisers, utilities, equipment and general administration. The figure for financial year 2007-08 includes costs incurred up to the end of February 2008.
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Andrew Mackinlay: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will request the National Army Museum (NAM) to give to all of the Regimental and Corps Museums funded by his Department (a) all reasonable access to and (b) capacity to copy any record document deposited within NAM that relates to that Regiment or Corps; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) if he will place in the Library a copy of the National Army Museums access policy; what the Museums systems and procedures are for dealing with (a) other military, Regimental and Corps museums wholly or partly funded by the Ministry of Defence, (b) other museums, (c) historians, researchers, authors and journalists and (d) members of the public; and if he will make a statement. 
I undertook to write to you in answer to your Parliamentary Questions on 20 February (Official Report, columns 701-712W) on 19 February (Official Report, column 1178W) about the National Army Museum (NAM).
The NAM is based in London and provides a national archive for some Regimental records and collections. Items in its collections are readily accessible through its reading room to anyone who wishes to see them. Similarly, subject to considerations of copyright and conservation, it provides copies
of documents to members of the public, in whatever capacity they are seeking the information, on payment of the appropriate fee. The NAM is not resourced to provide copies free of charge, nor is it permitted to use its grant-in-aid funding to subsidise other individuals or organisations.
In addition to the NAM, there are currently some 130 Regimental and Corps museums and collections across the UK which provide a source of historical information including uniforms, badges, weapons, military memorabilia and archives. Museums within this network often request information from each other, or indeed the NAM. A nominal charge would be made for these official requests. However, the Curator of a Regimental museum, Miss Moreno, wrote to the NAM Director on 1 February seeking information in a private capacity as part of her studies for her degree. It was standard practice therefore for her to be charged for the information. The NAM Director replied to Miss Moreno on 18 February outlining the charging policy and offering a twenty five percent discount in recognition of the inconvenience the delay in providing the information had caused. I understand that Miss Moreno has now received her information, and paid the fee.
I am placing a copy of my letter in the Library of the House.
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland at how many events held by his Department (a) wine and (b) Fairtrade wine were served in the last three years; and what assessment his Department has made of the merits of serving Fairtrade wine at future events. 
The Government are committed to improving market access to producers in developing countries through increased participation in fair and sustainable supply chains. Each Government Department is responsible for making its own decisions on such products, against the background of the Governments value for money policy, the EC procurement rules and the Departments objectives. My Department does use a range of Fairtrade produce.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what contracts were awarded by his Department to (a) KPMG, (b) PricewaterhouseCoopers, (c) Ernst and Young, (d) McKinsey, (e) Deloitte and (f) other consultancy firms in each of the last 12 months; and what the (i) purpose and (ii) value was of each of these contracts. 
Mr. Woodward: The (i) purpose and (ii) value of the contracts placed with (a) KPMG, (b) PricewaterhouseCoopers, (c) Ernst and Young, (d) McKinsey, (e) Deloitte and (f) other consultancy firms by the Northern Ireland Office (excluding its agencies and NDPBs) in each of the last 12 months are shown in the following tables:
No contracts have been placed with KPMG in the last 12 months.
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No contracts have been placed with Ernst and Young in the last 12 months.
No contracts have been placed with McKinsey in the last 12 months.
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David T.C. Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much his Department and its predecessors paid to JP Morgan in each year since 1997; and what the purpose of each payment was. 
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much his Department and its predecessors paid to Zurich Financial Services in each year since 1997; and what the purpose of the payment was in each case. 
Gordon Banks: To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission how much was paid in Performing Right Society licence fees from the parliamentary estate in each of the last five years for which data are available. 
Mr. Coaker: The Home Office has been informed that 600 designated public places orders (DPPOs) have been implemented throughout England and Wales. A full list of the councils which have implemented the orders can be accessed at the following internet link. DPPOs are sometimes erroneously referred to as alcohol control zones.
Mr. Coaker: From the information collected centrally on recorded crime, it is not possible to identify those offences which are alcohol-related. Such offences are not specifically defined by statute and details of the individual circumstances of offences do not feature in the recorded crime statistics.
Mr. Hepburn: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were arrested for offences involving drunk and disorderly behaviour in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England and Wales in each year since 1997. 
Mr. Coaker: The arrests collection held by the Ministry of Justice covers persons arrested for recorded crime (notifiable offences) only. Summary offences of being drunk and disorderly are non-notifiable and as a result are not covered by the collection.
Mr. Ellwood: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many alcohol consumption designated public place orders have been introduced, broken down by (a) location and (b) date of commencement. 
Mr. Coaker: The Home Office has been informed that 600 Designated Public Place Orders (DPPOs) have been implemented throughout England and Wales. A full list of the councils which have implemented the orders can be accessed at the following internet link which includes the commencement date:
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many licensees have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted under section 147A of the Licensing Act 2003 for persistently selling alcohol to those under age. 
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many young people aged (a) 12 to 14, (b) 15 to 16 and (c) 17 years were cautioned for purchasing alcohol in the Peterborough City Council area in each year since 2001; and if she will make a statement. 
There were no young people aged (a) 12 to 14, (b) 15 to 16 and (c) 17 who have been reprimanded or given a final warning, and no persons aged 18 years who were given a caution for the offence: persons under the age of 18 years purchasing alcohol, in Cambridgeshire police force area for the years 2001
to 2006. From June 2000, cautions for offenders under 18 years old were replaced by reprimands and final warnings.
Information held by the court proceedings database is unable to further break down data to city council level. The Licensing Act 2003 came into force on 24 November 2005. Court proceedings data for 2007 will be available in the autumn of 2008.
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