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Mr. Paterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much his Department (a) has spent on maintaining vehicles in the last five financial years and (b) expects to spend on maintaining vehicles in the financial year 2008-09. 
James Duddridge: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland pursuant to the answer of 6 October 2008, Official Report, column 537W, if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department's Euro Changeover Plan with the confidential information redacted. 
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many firefighters in Northern Ireland have lost their lives in the course of their duties in each of the last five years. 
Paul Goggins: The Northern Ireland Office does not hold this information. The Fire Service is devolved and is the responsibility of the Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.
Other miscellaneous expenditure which may have been incurred during hotel stays, such as business related telephone calls, are reclaimed as expenses and costs could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost has been of (a) each public inquiry under way and (b) each historic inquiries team investigation under way in Northern Ireland. 
|(1) To the end of October 2008.|
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost of each (a) public inquiry, apart from the Saville Inquiry, and (b) historic inquires team investigation under way in Northern Ireland has been in each of the last six months. 
|Independent public inquiries|
|2008||Robert Hamill Inquiry||Rosemary Nelson Inquiry||Billy Wright Inquiry||Total|
|The Historical Enquiries Team|
|2008||PSNI HET spend||FSNI HET spend||OPONI HET spend||Total|
| Note: Figures are available only to the end of September 2008.|
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many temporary advances issued to police officers in Northern Ireland (a) attending courses outside Northern Ireland and (b) performing duty outside Northern Ireland are outstanding; and what the monetary value of those advances is. 
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months. 
Mr. Woodward: During the last 12 months, the Northern Ireland Office has not received any official complaints of racial abuse. An equal opportunities and diversity course, which was introduced in the summer of 2007, is currently being rolled out to all staff in the Department. It highlights the importance of treating others with dignity and includes guidance on appropriate behaviour in the workplace.
Mr. Woodward: I am advised that legal costs currently total £98.4 million to the end of October 2008. This comprises £65.9 million incurred by the inquiry and £32.5 million incurred by the Ministry of Defence.
The Prime Minister: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for West Chelmsford (Mr. Burns) on 18 February 2008, Official Report, column 126W and to the answer I gave him on 24 January 2008, Official Report, columns 2178-79W.
The Prime Minister: Special advisers are temporary civil servants. They have no entitlement to an allocated Government car. Special advisers' travel arrangements are made in accordance with the rules and guidance set out in the Civil Service Management Code and departmental staff handbooks.
The Prime Minister: The Committee is due to submit its Annual Report for 2007-08 to me by the end of the year. Once the report is received I will make the necessary arrangements for it to be published and laid before the House in the usual way.
Andrew George: To ask the Prime Minister (1) what meetings at which the Competition Commission market investigation into the supply of groceries in the UK was discussed he has had since 1 May 2008; 
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