§ Mr. McNamara
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how extensive the asbestos contamination was at the regional police headquarters in Armagh; when the contamination occurred; and what the cause was of the contamination; 
(2) what documents and how many case files were contaminated by asbestos at the regional police headquarters in Armagh; what percentage of these papers were destroyed; at what rank this decision was taken; what options were available for copying files; and from what bodies professional advice was sought; 
(3) how many criminal prosecutions were dropped as a result of asbestos contamination at the regional police headquarters in Armagh; how many civil actions were affected; and what cost was incurred in meeting claims for damages as a result of failing to produce evidence. 
§ Jane Kennedy
I have written to my hon. Friend, a copy of the letter will be placed in the Library.