§ Mr. McNamara
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) what was the composition of the Northern Ireland Fire Brigade by (i) gender and (ii) by perceived community origin(a) in the last month for which figures were available, (b) for the same month five years ago and (c) 10 years ago; 
when the emblem of the Northern Ireland Fire Brigade was introduced. 
§ Mr. Mandelson
Responsibility for this subject has been devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly and is therefore no longer a matter for the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.