§ Mr. Hargreaves
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement about the 1995–96 running cost limits for the Northern Ireland Office and Norther Ireland Departments. 
§ Sir John Wheeler
The gross running cost limit for 1995–96 for the Northern Ireland Office and the Northern Ireland Departments is £789,017,000. There is also a net running cost limit of zero for the Driver and Vehicle Testing Agency. Details of the provision for individual Northern Ireland Departments are set out in the Northern Ireland estimates, which were laid before the House today.