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Mr. Ingram: The process of phasing out the full-time Reserve will not begin before the first recruits to the Police Service of Northern Ireland complete their training early in 2002. The precise timing will depend on the prevailing security situation and policing requirements.
Mr. McNamara: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many past and present members of the RUC have submitted claims against the Chief Constable for the effects of (a) post-traumatic stress disorder and (b) other psychiatric illnesses; how many claims have been settled to date; and at what cost. 
Mr. Ingram: Up to 30 April 2001, there have been 625 claims against the Chief Constable for the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and two claims for other psychiatric illnesses. These claims are still being investigated.
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Rev. Martin Smyth: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many convictions for offences against children aged under-18 years there were, broken down by sentence type in (a) 1999-2000 and (b) 2000-01. 
Mr. William Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many police officers in Northern Ireland have been injured on duty in each of the last 24 months, indicating in each case if the injuries were (a) accidental and (b) the result of assault by (i) Republican, (ii) Loyalist, and (iii) other persons. 
Mr. Ingram: The table shows the number of police officers in the Royal Ulster Constabulary injured on duty over the period 1 April 1999 to 28 February 2001 (the latest date for which information is available). Information on whether injuries were accidental or the result of Republican, Loyalist or other assault is not readily available and could be provided only at a disproportionate cost. However, a breakdown has been provided on injuries as a result of the security situation.
Mr. William Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in what capacity Mr. Neil Mulholland is employed by the Northern Ireland Office; when his employment began; and when his contract of employment is due to expire. 
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Mr. William Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what information he has as to the identity of the organisation responsible for the (a) recent attack on the Strand Road RUC Station in Londonderry and (b) the death of Mr. C. O'Kane at Currynerin, Londonderry. 
Mr. Ingram: In both cases Royal Ulster Constabulary investigations are on-going. There is no information or intelligence available to identify a specific organisation/s as being responsible and no organisation/s has claimed responsibility.
Mr. McNamara: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many cars have been stolen in each district policing area in Northern Ireland in each of the past five years; and how many vehicles were recovered within seven days and reported as having been stolen for joy-riding or similar purposes. 
Mr. Ingram: It is only possible to provide the number of recorded offences of theft or unauthorised taking of motor vehicles over the past three years. Due to a change in Home Office counting rules, figures prior to 1998 are not comparable. Information on recovery times and the reason for thefts is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. McNamara: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons have been arrested for stealing cars in each Northern Ireland police district in each of the past five years; and how many have been (a) successfully prosecuted and (b) sentenced to a non-custodial sentence. 
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for the Cabinet Office on 1 May 2001, Official Report, column 607W.