Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland which insurance underwriting firm insures the vehicles of(a) the Police Authority and (b) the Fire Authority for Northern Ireland; which firms of solicitors are instructed to act for these two authorities in insurance claims involving these vehicles; how many persons are employed by each of these legal practices; whether each of these practices operates employment procedures in accordance with the requirements of the Fair Employment legislation; and how many Protestants and Catholics are employed by each of these law practices. 
§ Sir John Wheeler
The underwriting firm for fleet insurance in respect of the Police Authority for Northern Ireland and the Fire Authority for Northern Ireland are Crowe Motor Policies at Lloyd's. A panel of solicitors who represent the underwriters are sourced through the United Kingdom in respect of the Police Authority. Information regarding the Fire Authority is not known. Employment practices and procedures are not known.