§ Mr. Spellar
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is his Department's estimate of the backlog of maintenance on properties owned by his Department. 
§ Mr. Moss
The Northern Ireland departments have estiamted their backlog of maintenance work to be in the region of £7.5 million in the current year. This does not take account of any work arising from the implementation 475W of the recommendations of the report by Sir Reginald Doyle on the Stormont fire and fire safety in Crown buildings.