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Mr. Maude: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many departmental identity cards or departmental passes have been reported lost or stolen by staff in (a) her Department and (b) each of its executive agencies in the last 24 months. 
For the central Department the number of staff passes recorded as replaced in the last 24 months is 879. The records kept do not distinguish between cards replaced due to loss or theft and those replaced for other reasons. Lost or stolen passes are estimated to account for approximately 45 per cent. of all replacement passes issued.
The Vehicle Operator Services Agency, the Driving Standards Agency and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency do not centrally record the number of staff passes reported as lost or stolen as cases are dealt with individually and not recorded in an aggregated form. To collect this information would incur disproportionate costs.
The capital funding for the MPTC project in England, Scotland and Wales is £71,000,000. Approximately £55,900,000 has been allocated to England. These figures are indicative based on forecasts and estimates and may change before the end of the project.
Mr. Bone: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate she has made of the net cost of the re-organisation of driving test centres in (a) Wellingborough, (b) Northamptonshire and (c) England. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: 16 multi-purpose test centres (MPTCs) are under construction and completion is expected by 29 September 2008. Four MPTCs are under construction and completion is expected after 29 September 2008. We are seeking to acquire sites for a further 23 MPTCs. 23MPTCs are already completed.
Greater Manchester North;
Mr. Bone: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many driving test centres are to close as a result of the introduction of multi-purpose test centres; and what the location of each centre planned for closure is. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Driving Standards Agency plans to relocate 47 driving test centres to multi-purpose test centres (MPTCs) in the next 12 months. The driving test centre and the MPTC to which it is relocating is shown in the following list.
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