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Mr. Morley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what progress has been made on the recent discussions with the European Commission on the introduction of an EU-wide ban on the importation of seal products; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Peter Ainsworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how much timber and timber products were procured by his Department in each of the last five years; and at what cost. 
Mr. Thomas: The Departments accounts system does not report the information requested in this format. BERRs published annual report and accounts contains information on its tangible fixed assets, which includes an additions category entitled furniture, fixtures and fittings. These accounts can be found on the BERR website at the following address:
Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the rate of voter registration was in the 100 most deprived wards in Northern Ireland (a) one year before and (b) one year after the introduction of individual registration. 
Paul Goggins: The Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland is responsible for the maintenance of the electoral register and inquiries relating to the rate of voter registration in Northern Ireland should be made directly to him.
Paul Goggins: Article 18 of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 was a statement of intent by the Government to align the definition of a juvenile under PACE with other legislation and International Conventions. Its inclusion was on the proviso that commencement could only take place when a supporting infrastructure was in place to facilitate its effective introduction. A programme of work is currently underway and it is envisaged that these measures will be in place by late 2009.
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what costs were incurred for (a) subsistence and (b) flights for staff of the Historical Enquiries Team in each year since its establishment; and if he will make a statement. 
The HET began its work in January 2006. Costs incurred for subsistence from this date are not readily identifiable or available. Costs in relation to flights for HET staff are detailed in the following table.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) serving and (b) former members of the (i) Police Service of Northern Ireland, (ii) Royal Irish Regiment and (iii) Northern Ireland Prison Service have moved from their homes after being targeted by (A) Republican and (B) Loyalist paramilitaries in the last 12 months. 
(1) The statistics are provided on the basis that a member may not necessarily be targeted, but rather a threat exists which if not actioned could lead to the officer being at risk of serious injury or death were they to remain at their home address.
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Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made in (a) assisting the police force in the Irish Republic in the apprehension of those responsible for the murder of Paul Quinn and (b) ensuring that the IRA Army Council disbands as a matter of urgency. 
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the (a) scheduled date and (b) title was of each conference proposed to be hosted by his Department and its agencies which was cancelled before taking place in each of the last 10 years; and what costs were incurred in respect of each. 
£0.502 million of the 2007-08 expenditure relates to technical, advisory, artistic and management fees in respect of the fit-out of the new Supreme Court building at Middlesex Guildhall. The remainder represents furniture for the Ministry's new headquarters building at 102 Petty France.
|Leased vehicles for MOJ Headquarters, HMCS and tribunals|
|(1) Capitalised nil; non-capitalised £56,000.|
(2) Capitalised £139,000 (includes £33,000 for storage systems); non-capitalised £73,000.
Total value of new vehicles purchased in 2007-08 was £3,215,278. This equates to 174 purchased vehicles covering a wide range of vehicle types from pool cars, minibuses, and vans to heavy goods vehicles. It does not include expenditure on mechanical handling equipment such as fork lift trucks, dumper trucks, and tugs.
|Furniture and fittings|
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