Pete Wishart: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) UK troops and (b) UK civilian personnel are involved in the (i) MONUC, (ii) MINURCAT, (iii) UNAMID, (iv) UNMIL, (v) UNMIS and (vi) UNOCI missions. 
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Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence who is responsible for the maintenance of roads, pavements, draining and lighting on those roads within the Ministry of Defence housing estates at the Colchester Garrison on which houses are now occupied by civilians; and if he will make a statement. 
Ilex Close (numbers 102-141 only)
Glebe Road (junction with Mareth Road only)
St Barbara's Road
Homefield Road (numbers 21-44 only)
St Catherine's Close
St Michael's Road
Dr Pugh: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what steps his Department takes to assess the mental health of personnel who have served in combat zones (a) at the time of and (b) subsequent to discharge. 
Mr Robathan: All armed forces personnel receive a discharge medical assessment 90 days prior to discharge. This detailed examination is undertaken by a doctor and the results are recorded on the individual's F-Med-1 form. This form contains a specific assessment of the mental capacity and emotional stability of the individual. A reassessment is carried out seven days prior to discharge to confirm the record or reflect any further changes.
A summary of each individual's medical history while in the armed forces, including the results of the discharge medical, is recorded on an F-Med-133 form which is given to the individual to pass on to their civilian general practitioner (GP). The F-Med-133 also contains information on how the GP can gain access to the individual's complete service medical records if required.
Following discharge, ex-service personnel with concerns about their mental health should obtain treatment through the NHS. The Department of Health and devolved Administrations, with support from the Ministry of Defence, are undertaking community mental health pilots for veterans at six NHS trusts across the UK in Staffordshire and Shropshire, Camden and Islington, Cardiff, Bishop Auckland, Cornwall and Edinburgh. These arrangements aim to make it easier for veterans with concerns about their mental health to seek and access help. The pilots, which will be evaluated later this year, provide key input into planning future provision across the NHS, including how a dedicated PTSD treatment service within the NHS might best be configured.
Ex-service personnel can also access the Medical Assessment Programme (MAP) which is available to veterans who were deployed on operations since 1982. MAP offers comprehensive physical and mental health assessments who feel that their ill-health may be linked
to military service. Veterans are also designated as a special interest group (SIG) in the Department of Health's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Programme.
Peter Luff: The Treasury-led Operational Efficiency Programme made a number of recommendations regarding increased outsourcing of the work of the Defence Storage and Distribution Agency, subject to Value for Money considerations. The Ministry of Defence is currently considering, in consultation with the trade unions, how these recommendations could be delivered. Once this work is complete, I will make a further announcement.
Mr Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people were (a) killed and (b) injured in traffic accidents on the A1079 in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. 
|Casualties in reported personal injury road accidents A1079: 2004-08|
Mike Penning: The current interim arrangements for the Department for Transport are (a) one car and (b) one driver allocated to departmental Ministers. This is supplemented by the use of pool cars as needed.
"the number of Ministers with allocated cars and drivers will be kept to a minimum, taking into account security and other relevant considerations. Other Ministers will be entitled to use cars from the Government Car Service Pool as needed".
Some work on the project has still to be completed and this is scheduled to be completed by autumn 2011. The Highways Agency plan to carry out as much of this work as possible at night time and without daytime lane or speed restrictions.
Mr Philip Hammond: The "Route Engineering Study" published by HS2 Ltd. alongside its report of 11 March contains the detailed analysis of London termini options. Further information about how HS2 Ltd. appraised and sifted these options is contained in its report, "High Speed Rail-London to the West Midlands and Beyond".
Mr Philip Hammond: The estimated base construction cost, excluding risk, of the link between the Crossrail Interchange station at Old Oak Common and Euston, including the cost of the tunnel, is £457,983,408. Further detail can be found in the "HS2 Cost and Risk Model" (appendix C-section 8/02) prepared by HS2 Ltd. and published on 11 March. Copies of this report are available in the House Library and at
Andrea Leadsom: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he plans to publish the compensation arrangements to apply to homeowners in South Northamptonshire constituency adversely affected following the announcement of the High Speed Two route preferred by the previous administration; and when he expects such compensation to be paid to homeowners who can demonstrate genuine hardship. 
If the Government decide to bring in a scheme it will seek to introduce it, assess cases and, where necessary, issue compensation as quickly as possible, but the precise timing is subject to the nature of the responses to the consultation. Those most affected by the proposed line will also be eligible for statutory blight compensation at the point that a final decision on the route has been taken.
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