§ Dr. Harris
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many research contracts have been let by his Department since May 1997; what is the value of each contract; and in each case whether the contract included(a) a departmental veto over publication of the research results, (b) departmental control over the date of publication of the research results and (c) a requirement that the final research results incorporate departmental amendments. 
§ Mr. Ingram
[holding answer 6 December 1999]: The information for the Northern Ireland Office and Northern Ireland Departments is contained in a table, a copy of which has been placed in the Library. This covers the period up to the date of devolution.