To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the annual cost of monitoring the religious affiliation of the employees of each health and social services board.
available date the price ex-farm of each of the principal varieties of seed potatoes, and of each of the categories of ware potatoes ex-farm sold in Northern Ireland.
The information requested on ware potatoes is given in the following tables. The Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland does not collect information on the price of seed potatoes.
The costs of equal opportunities monitoring in the health and social services boards are shown in the table. The costs not only include the monitoring and analysis of perceived religious affiliations within the boards but also the cost of the collection and analysis of information relating to gender and disability issues.