Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland with reference to the answer of 21 February 2001, Official Report, columns 772-74W, on the Saville inquiry, whether the information provided on cash expenditure and main categories of expenditure included all the costs incurred by the Saville inquiry to the end of October 2006; and what expenditure in categories other than those listed in the answer has been incurred since October 2006. 
Paul Goggins: The answer of 21 February 2007, Official Report, columns 772-74, provided a breakdown of expenditure on the Bloody Sunday inquiry into six categories: legal fees; accommodation; transportation; provision of IT equipment; hiring of halls and other. The final category included all spend on the inquiry not falling into the first five categories. As such, there is no expenditure incurred by the inquiry since October 2006 that could not be included in categories listed in this answer.
Paul Holmes: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) memory sticks, (b) laptop computers, (c) desktop computers, (d) hard drives and (e) mobile telephones were (i) lost by and (ii) stolen from his Department in each year since 1997. 
Between 2001 and 2006 22 mobile phones were lost; seven in 2001, two in 2002, two in 2003, two in 2005, two in 2006, five in 2007 and two in 2008. In the same period six were reported stolen; one in 2001, three in 2004, one in 2005 and one in 2007.
(a) During the last 12 months two mobile phones have been lost by Northern Ireland Office staff.
(b) The Northern Ireland Office, in accordance with Cabinet Office guidance, did not report any personal data related incidents for the period 2007-08.
Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many Questions for written answer were tabled to his Department in Session (a) 2002-03, (b) 2003-04, (c) 2004-05, (d) 2005-06, (e) 2006-07 and (f) 2007-08 to date; and how many were (i) answered substantively and (ii) not answered on grounds of disproportionate cost. 
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In order to determine what proportion of questions were answered substantively and which were not answered on the grounds of disproportionate cost would require a manual trawl of all 21,528 questions. This information could therefore be provided only at disproportionate cost.
However, as an illustration of the proportion of questions not answered on the grounds of disproportionate cost my officials have carried out a manual trawl for questions tabled in 2008. Of the 1,336 questions received, 23 received no substantive answer on the grounds of disproportionate cost. This represents 0.02 per cent. of the total.
Mr. Paterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people who are (a) Catholic and (b) Protestant were recruited by his Department in the last two years; and what percentage of the number of recruits this represented. 
Paul Goggins: In compliance with the Fair Employment and Treatment (NT) Order 1998 monitoring regulations, all NIO staff working in Northern Ireland, both home civil servants and Northern Ireland civil servants, are monitored for community background. The Department also has a small number of staff working in London whose community background is not monitored.
164 permanent staff were recruited to the NIO core Department in the last two years, of whom 73 (44.5 per cent.) were Protestant and 75 (45.7 per cent.) were Roman Catholic. Of the remaining 16, the community background of 15 (9.1 per cent.) could not be determined, while 1 (0.6 per cent.) was recruited in London.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Minister for the Olympics how many people attended the Brazilian Grand Prix at the expense of her Office; what the purpose of the visit was in each case; and what estimate she has made of the costs incurred. 
Tessa Jowell: This Government publish an annual list of all ministerial travel costing over £500. The list includes a breakdown of travel by all Ministers and the global figure for the cost of ministerial travel includes the cost of staff accompanying Ministers. Detail of travel taken in the current year will be published as soon as it is ready after the end of the financial year. All ministerial travel is undertaken in accordance with the Ministerial Code.
Mr. Gibb: To ask the Minister for the Olympics how many Questions for written answer were tabled to her in each Session since she was appointed; and how many were (i) answered substantively and (ii) not answered on grounds of disproportionate cost. 
Information on how many written questions were answered substantively and not answered on grounds of disproportionate cost is not readily available and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However all of my answers are a matter of public record and can be found in the Official Report.
Ann McKechin: The Scotland Office does not separately record expenditure on overnight accommodation from other forms of subsistence such as meal allowances, day subsistence, incidental expenses and motor mileage.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many staff in his Department did not achieve an acceptable assessment grade in their annual report in the latest reporting year for which figures are available. 
Ann McKechin: All the staff in the Scotland Office are on secondment from the Scottish Executive or the Ministry of Justice who hold the individual personnel records, including annual performance. Poor performance is dealt with by line management within the procedures prescribed by the parent Departments. The Office does not maintain a central record of the performance of staff.
David Simpson: To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission how many staff in the House service did not achieve an acceptable assessment grade in their annual report in the latest reporting year for which figures are available. 
Nick Harvey: The total number of staff in the House of Commons service who did not receive an acceptable assessment grade in 2007-08 was 12 out of a total of 1,402 staff. These figures exclude staff within catering and retail services who do not receive an annual performance assessment.
Mr. Gibb: To ask the hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners how many questions for written answer were tabled to the hon. Member representing the Church Commissioners in Session (a) 2002-03, (b) 2003-04, (c) 2004-05, (d) 2005-06, (e) 2006-07 and (f) 2007-08 to date; and how many were (i) answered substantively and (ii) not answered on grounds of disproportionate cost. 
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Mr. Burstow: To ask the hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners how many people recruited by the Church Commissioners in 2007-08 were aged over (a) 55 years and (b) 60 years; and what percentage this represented of the number of new recruits in each case. 
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales for which Government websites his Department is responsible; how many visitors each received in the last period for which figures are available; and what the cost of maintaining each site was in that period. 
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