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Departmental Lost Property

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many (a) BlackBerry devices and (b) mobile telephones have been lost by (i) Ministers, (ii) special advisers and (iii) civil servants in his Department in each year since 2005. (274465)

The following figures show the total reported number of losses of BlackBerry, personal digital assistant and palm-top devices and mobile telephones since 1 April 2004.

Mobile phones

Personal digital assistants including BlackBerry and palm-top devices

2004-05

0

1

2005-06

4

1

2006-07

4

8

2007-08

0

5

2008-09

0

12

2009-to date

0

0

These losses were reported by officials of this Department. There were no losses involving Ministers or special advisers.