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The following table shows the number of departmental civilians in each defence section by country and city over the period in question; where there is no entry for a country there have been no departmental civilians in the defence section at any time during the period.
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Over this period changes to the Defence Attaché network have been implemented as stated in the written ministerial statement issued by the Secretary of State for Defence on 17 September 2007. These changes are:
Defence Sections have been closed in Albania, Croatia, Guatemala, Ireland, Macedonia, Slovakia and Thailand.
Attaché numbers have been reduced by one in Argentina, Egypt, France, Greece, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Poland, the Russian Federation, Spain and Ukraine.
A Defence Section has been opened in Kabul, Afghanistan and an additional adviser has been deployed in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Vienna has been established as a regional hub with three attachés based there covering Austria and another six countries on a non-residential basis: Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Slovenia, Slovakia and Switzerland.
Changes to support staff have also been implemented over this period. Types of measure implemented were: deletion of military support staff posts; replacement of military support staff with departmental civilians; replacement of military support staff with locally-employed civilians; deletion of departmental civilian posts; and replacement of departmental civilians with locally-employed civilians.
Dr. Fox: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many cases of vandalism of one of his Department's (a) war memorials and (b) listed historic buildings have been reported in the last 12 months. 
Derek Twigg: There are no recorded cases of vandalism of listed or scheduled war memorials on the defence estate in the last 12 months. Records on the causes of repairs to listed historic buildings maintained by the Department are not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
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