§ Mr. Burns
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the letter of 30 January 2002 from the hon. Member for West Chelmsford on behalf of Mr. Taylor of Chelmsford; and if he will make a statement on the reasons underlying the time taken. 
Asylum seekers supported by the National Asylum Support Service (pass) as at end December 2001 Site for accommodation centre Region In receipt of accomodation only Supported in NASS accommodation Total Percent of NASS supported asylum seekers (percentage) Royal Air Force (RAF) Hemswell, Lincolnshire East Midlands 500 3,220 3,720 6 RAF Newtonm, Nottinghamshire1 East Midlands 500 3,220 3,720 6 Air West Edinburgh, Edinburgh1 Scotland 240 4,750 4,990 8 Defence Storage and Distribution Centre Bicester, Oxfordshire South Central 3,150 800 3,950 6 Sully Hospital, South Glamorgan Wales 140 700 840 1 Qinetiq, Pershore, Worcestershire1 West Midlands 520 6,930 7,450 11 1 It was confirmed on 14 May 2002, Official Report, column 597W that planning notifications would be submitted in respect of these sites.
§ Mr. Sayeed
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 2 May 2002,Official Report, column 898W, on asylum seekers, who the experts referred to were. 
§ Angela Eagle
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend for Leyton and Wanstead (Mr. Cohen) on 15 May 2002,Official Report, column 705W.