§ Mr. Forth
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many civil servants in her Department at each grade for grade 3 or above have(a) resigned, (b) retired before pensionable age and (c) moved to different responsibilities within the department since 1 May 1997; if she will indicate the Minister to whom each was responsible; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Paul Murphy
The information for the Northern Ireland Office and the Northern Ireland Departments is as follows:(a) Nil;
(b) One Grade 1, one Grade 1A (both responsible to the Secretary of State); one Grade 3 responsible to Lord Dubs;
(c) One Grade 2 responsible to me; one Grade 3 responsible to Lord Dubs.