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Mr. Gerald Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the cost to public funds, broken down by Department, of (a) establishing and (b) running the Saville inquiry up to 31 December 2000. 
Dr. Reid: The cost of the Bloody Sunday inquiry to my Department, from its establishment in January 1998 to 31 December 2000, was £33,834,904. In addition, I estimate that around £81,705 was incurred in staff and other administrative costs within the Department over the same period. Since no departmental staff are employed full-time on inquiry work, it is not possible to give precise figures.
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Other Departments do not employ staff full-time on inquiry work so are able to estimate only the costs to them. I am advised that the approximate expenditure of the Cabinet Office for this period was £33,600; for the Home Office the figure was £56,000 1 ; and for the Treasury Solicitor's Department the figure was £12,247. The security and intelligence agencies have also incurred costs of this nature, but it is not Government practice to disclose expenditure by these agencies. I am not aware of any other Department incurring expenditure in connection with the inquiry.
Mr. McNamara: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of (a) letters and (b) parcels posted in Northern Ireland in the past 12 months were sent to (a) Northern Ireland, (b) Ireland, (c) Great Britain, (d) the European Union, (e) Europe (other), (f) USA, and (g) elsewhere. 
I am advised by the Post Office that it does not hold this information for the last 12 months. However, the Post Office has provided snapshot figures for letters and parcels posted in Northern Ireland as follows:
|Letters (Royal Mail)|
|Republic of Ireland||10|
|Rest of World||5|
|Parcels (Parcelforce Worldwide)|
|Republic of Ireland||4|
|Rest of World||6|
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Mr. Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if she will list the IT projects currently undertaken in her Department; and if she will state the (a) expected completion date and (b) cost of each project. 
Mr. Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if she will list the IT projects her Department plans to undertake in the next year; and if she will state in each case the (a) expected date of commencement and completion and (b) cost. 
Mr. David Marshall: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many electors there are in each parliamentary constituency in Scotland as per the electoral registers published on 15 February. 
|Airdrie and Shotts||58,785|
|Argyll and Bute||48,819|
|Banff and Buchan||57,225|
|Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross||41,181|
|Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley||65,735|
|Clydebank and Milngavie||51,844|
|Coatbridge and Chryston||52,375|
|Cumbernauld and Kilsyth||50,042|
|Edinburgh, East and Musselburgh||59,775|
|Edinburgh, North and Leith||62,731|
|Galloway and Upper Nithsdale||53,189|
|Greenock and Inverclyde||48,492|
|Hamilton, North and Bellshill||54,146|
|Inverness, East, Nairn and Lochaber||66,893|
|Kilmarnock and Loudoun||61,719|
|Motherwell and Wishaw||52,790|
|Orkney and Shetland||32,340|
|Ross, Skye and Inverness West||56,300|
|Roxburgh and Berwickshire||47,429|
|Strathkelvin and Bearsden||62,482|
|Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale||52,396|
|West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine||61,961|
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Ms Kelly: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if she will set out, with statistical information relating as directly as possible to the Bolton, West constituency, the effects on Bolton, West of her Department's policies and actions since 2 May 1997. 
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Throughout the Bolton area, 29 agencies have been awarded contracts with the Legal Services Commission (LSC). The suppliers are generally located in the centre of the city, but provide services to residents of all Bolton wards. The suppliers include 28 law firms, and one district citizens advice bureau. The total value of the contracts awarded amounts to over £790,000 in year one of the contracting strategy.
The 29 agencies are all holders of the CLS quality mark. In addition, there are a further 16 organisations in the Bolton area which provide general help or general help with casework and which have committed themselves to applying for the CLS quality mark by October 2001.
Mr. McNamara: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if she will set out, with statistical information relating as directly as possible to the Hull, North constituency, the effects on Hull, North of her Department's policies and actions since 2 May 1997. 
Throughout the Hull area, 22 agencies have been awarded contracts with the Legal Services Commission (LSC). The suppliers are all located in the centre of the city, but provide services to residents of all Hull wards. The 22 agencies includes 20 law firms, one law centre and one independent housing aid centre. The total value of the contracts awarded amounts to over £1,178,000.
The 22 agencies noted are all holders of the CLS quality mark. In addition, Hull fair trading advice centre has been awarded the quality mark at general help with casework level, and there are a further six organisations which provide general help or general help with casework and which have committed themselves to applying for the CLS quality mark by October 2001.
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