§ Mr. Ruane
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the oil pollution incidents in the Irish Sea from March to the present, stating the date and the size of the incident, the name of the company which reported it and the name of the company which was responsible for the spill. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
The information relating to oil spill incidents in the Irish Sea Basin, reported to the Department of Trade and Industry, from March to the present date is as follows:
be disaggregated from other expenditure on travel and accommodation without disproportionate costs in staff time. From 1 December 1997 to 31 March 1998 expenditure (rounded to the nearest £000) was £162,000. For the year 1998–99 expenditure was £561,000.
Year Motor mileage allowance per mile 1994–95 32p 1995–96 32p 1996–97 32p 1997–98 33p 1998–99 34p
For official mileage above 7,499 miles in the income tax year a personal income tax liability occurs.385W
§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) how much his Department has spent on ministerial transport in each of the last two years; 
(2) how much his Department has spent on civil servants' transport in each of the last two years. 
§ Dr. Reid
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer given by the Minister of State for the Cabinet Office on 1 December 1999,Official Report, column 255W, detailing Government Car Service costs in each of the past two years. In addition to these costs private car hire costs for Scotland Office Ministers were £25,000 in 1997–98 and £45,000 in 1998–99 respectively.
The estimated total expenditure on Scotland Office civil servants' transport was £3,916,000 in 1997–98 and £3,126,000 in 1998–99. All travel undertaken by civil servants complies with the requirements of the Civil Service Management Code.
Most of this expenditure relates to functions which, since 1 July, have been transferred to the Scottish Executive.