§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what his policy is on the payment of relocation expenses to staff in his Department. 
§ Jane Kennedy
The Northern Ireland Office comply with the Northern Ireland civil service policy on the payment of relocation expenses to staff laid down in the Northern Ireland Civil Service Staff Handbook, Travel and Subsistence section, Chapters 3 and 4.
Reasonable expenses are reimbursed to Home civil service staff who permanently transfer in accordance with the terms of the Civil Service Management Code and the Northern Ireland Office Terms and Conditions.