The county of origin given in the table is for the current financial year. Historical data relating to the country of origin are not held.
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Armed Forces: Training
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how much expenditure is expected to be saved through training of each Territorial Army (a) squadron and (b) battalion; 
(2) what estimate has been made of the likely effect of reductions in Territorial Army (TA) training on numbers of TA personnel; 
(3) how much expenditure is expected to be saved as a result of the proposed reduction in Territorial Army training; and how those savings were calculated. 
As the Secretary of State for Defence announced on 28 October 2009, Official Report, column 354W, having listened to the representations both in Parliament and elsewhere, the Government have decided to provide an additional £20 million to the Army this year to enable routine training for the TA to continue.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) brigadiers and (b) generals were on the active list in the Army in each year since 1997. 
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many generals of each rank there are in the Army. 
The number of Brigadiers and Generals in the Army at 1 April each year since 1997 is provided in the following table.
The ranks of Lt General and Major General have also been included in the table for clarity.
1 April 2009
(1) Provisional. Notes: 1. The figures are for trained Regular Army only and therefore exclude Gurkhas, Home Service battalions of the Royal Irish Regiment, Full Time Reserve Service, Mobilised Reserves, TA and all other Reserves. 2. Due to the implementation of the new Joint Personnel Administration System all Army data from 1 April 2007 are provisional and subject to review. 3. Figures less than 100 have been left unrounded so as not to obscure the data. 4. These figures are published regularly in TSP 9 which is available at: www.dasa.mod.uk
This information is held in the House of Commons Library.
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Departmental Official Visits
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much on average it cost his Department to provide overnight accommodation for (a) Ministers and (b) officials travelling (i) in the UK and (ii) overseas in an official capacity in the latest period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Kevan Jones:
The information requested can be found at the following link:
The list includes the total cost of each visit made by all Ministers, detailing the number of officials accompanying them where non-scheduled travel was used, including travel and accommodation. These details are available for the last two financial years and prior to this the information is published for Cabinet Ministers only.
There is not a Cabinet Office requirement for Departments to report ministerial UK travel expenditure. The MOD records this information on the Department's claims and financial systems, however, the data is not held in the requested format. This information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many employees of his Department were convicted of an offence of fraud in each of the last 10 years. 
The information requested is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) Royal Navy ships and (b) foreign military ships have docked in Gibraltar in each of the last three years. 
The number of ships that have docked in Gibraltar Naval Base in each of the last three complete years is provided as follows:
2006: 72 Royal Navy and seven foreign
2007: 59 Royal Navy and seven foreign
2008: 52 Royal Navy and 12 foreign
2009: As of 28 October 2009, there have been 51 Royal Navy and five foreign naval visits.
Dr. Julian Lewis:
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when HMS Ocean is expected to leave service with the fleet. 
On present planning assumptions, HMS Ocean will be withdrawn from service in 2022.
Mr. Dai Davies:
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence for what reason his Department has removed from public access at the National Archives papers on the Nuclear Weapons programme which had previously been released. 
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Since 2002 a small number of departmental nuclear files have been recalled, re-reviewed and found to have included papers relevant to the operation of the current UK deterrent or of possible proliferation concern. With the agreement of the Lord Chancellor and his Advisory Council, a small amount of material has subsequently been removed from the files and retained within the Department.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for North Devon of 30 April 2009, Official Report, column 1408W, on RAF Welford: security, on what date Ministry of Defence Police are expected to withdraw from RAF Welford. 
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 17 November 2008, Official Report, column 153W. The Ministry of Defence police will not be withdrawn from RAF Welford until the necessary security enhancements have been put in place at the base by the United States visiting force. I will write to the hon. Member once this has been done and place a copy of the letter in the Library of the House.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the costs of maintaining a complement of Ministry of Defence Police at RAF Welford were in the latest quarter for which figures are available; and who met those costs. 
Release of these costs would provide information on the level of policing at RAF Welford. I am therefore withholding this information for the purpose of safeguarding national security. However, I can confirm that the cost of maintaining a Ministry of Defence Police presence at this site falls to the MOD Police and Guarding Agency.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence who his senior military adviser on the Territorial Army is; and at what rank that advisor serves. 
The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir David Richards, is the senior military adviser on all Army matters, including the Territorial Army.
Type 45 Destroyers
Dr. Julian Lewis:
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence for what reason no Minister was present at the launch of the Type 45 destroyer Defender on 21 October 2009. 
Mr. Kevan Jones:
I regret that a Minister was not in attendance; this was due to a range of factors, including unforeseen urgent parliamentary business. However, the launch was attended by a number of senior personnel, led by the Commander-in-Chief Fleet.
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Communities and Local Government
Community Relations: Finance
Mr. Paul Goodman:
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 23 April 2009, Official Report, column 872W, on community relations: finance, how much funding each organisation will receive from the Community Leadership Fund in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2010-11. 
The Community Leadership Fund allocations for 2009-10 and 2010-11 broken down by organisation are as follows: