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Mr. Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the Prime Ministers oral answer of 18 July 2007, Official Report, column 273, if she will make a statement on the case of Samar Razavi. 
Mr. Byrne [holding answer 26 July 2007]: My hon. Friend the Home Secretary wrote to the right hon. Member for Maidstone and The Weald (Miss Widdecombe) and the hon. Member for Bournemouth, East (Mr. Ellwood) on 27 July 2007 about the immigration matters of Miss Razavi. We do not make statements about individual immigration cases.
Mark Pritchard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will make a statement on recent operations by the police and security services aimed at preventing the assassination of foreign dissidents resident in England. 
Mark Pritchard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been arrested in relation to the attempted murder of foreign dissidents resident in England in the last month. 
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will publish a redacted version of the report on Security and the National Health Service prepared by Admiral Sir Alan West. 
Greg Mulholland: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cautions were given to those accused of sexual offences in (a) Leeds, (b) West Yorkshire and (c) England and Wales in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 23 July 2007]: The number of persons aged 10 to 15 cautioned for all offences in West Yorkshire police force area for the years 2001 to 2005, along with the number of defendants of all ages cautioned by offence type in West Yorkshire police force area, and the number of defendants of all ages cautioned for sexual offences in England and Wales for the years 2001 to 2005 can be viewed in the following tables. This information is from the court proceedings database held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform.
Information on cautions collected by the police is only reported to the Office for Criminal Justice Reform broken down at force area level, not by police division, so it is not possible to separately identify the number of cautions in Leeds from our data.
Technically an offender could receive a second caution for a similar offence but it should be in very extenuating circumstances. The Home Office Circular discourages repeat use of the same penalty with the same offender. Someone who offends again needs to know that the next response will be a tougher one. And where a serious offence is committed, then the case should go to court.
Therefore both national and locally held records must be checked before a caution is given. If the suspect has previously received a caution then a further caution should not normally be considered. If there has been a sufficient lapse of time to suggest that a previous caution has had a "significant deterrent effect" then a caution can be administered, but it is at the discretion of the police and CPS. The lapse of time varies, in practice, between forces.
|Number of defendants aged 10 to 15 cautioned for all offences by West Yorkshire police for the years 2001 to 2005( 1,2)|
|(1 )These data are on the principal offence basis.|
(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used. Our ref:PQ151448 Source: RDS Office for Criminal Justice ReformMinistry of Justice.
|Number of defendants of all ages cautioned by offence type in West Yorkshire police force area and the number of defendants of all ages cautioned for sexual offences in England and Wales for the years 2001 to 2005( 1,2)|
|(1) These data are on the principal offence basis. (2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used. Our ref: PQ 151284 and 151285.|
Source: RDS Office for Criminal Justice ReformMinistry of Justice.
Mr. Coaker: The reduction in funding for the Young Peoples Substance Misuse Partnership Grant (YPSMPG) for 2007-08 was primarily because of £4 million of Department of Health Targeted Prevention funding being reallocated to other priorities. No specific assessment of the impact of the reduction of funding has been undertaken by the Department of Health. The YPSMPG and other mainstream funding supports local work to reduce drug use among young people. Drug use among young people is monitored through the Schools Survey and British Crime Survey.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how much in fines following speed offences detected by camera was (a) imposed and (b) paid in each London borough in each of the last 10 years; 
Data collected centrally provides information for England and Wales on the number of fixed penalties and prosecutions for offences detected by camera; this information is not available at the London borough level. Information on the level of
fines and fixed penalties and their payment does not distinguish offences detected by camera from other offences.
Mr. McNulty [holding answer 23 July 2007]: Training in stop and search procedures is provided by all police forces as part of the initial police learning and development programme for new officers. The training is reinforced for new sergeants and inspectors in the operational sections of the core leadership development programme. All police forces have a full training package on stop and search powers provided by the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA). In addition to this, an E-Learning module on stop and search powers is available to all police personnel in all forces, provided by an NPIA and Metropolitan Police Service Partnership.
Mr. Paterson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) who is responsible for the oversight of the operation of the intelligence and security services in (a) interception of communications, (b) surveillance and (c) access to private property; 
Independent oversight of the operation of the intelligence and security services in the regulated investigatory powers identified is provided respectively by: (a) the Interception of Communications Commissioner (currently Sir Paul Kennedy); (b) the Chief Surveillance Commissioner (Sir Christopher Rose); and (c) the Intelligence Services Commissioner (currently Sir Peter Gibson). The Investigatory Powers Tribunal was established under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 to consider complaints and human rights claims arising from conduct involving regulated investigatory powers. Application to the tribunal can be made by writing to: The Investigatory Powers Tribunal, PO Box 33220, London SW1H 9ZQ, or by telephoning 0207 035 3711. The tribunal will obtain the information it requires from the applicant and organisations concerned to investigate the matter and inform the complainant of the outcome. An oral hearing may be held. If the tribunal decides that there has been contravention of any relevant legislation and the organisation concerned has not acted reasonably, it may uphold the complaint.
Remedial measures such as the quashing of any warrants, destruction of any records held or financial compensation may be imposed at the tribunal's discretion. Although the details of individual complaints made to the tribunal are not made public, information on the number of complaints is provided in the annual reports of the Interception of Communications Commissioner and the Intelligence Services Commissioner, copies of which are placed in the Library of the House. However, the Commissioners' reports for 2006-07 are not yet available.
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 6 June 2007, Official Report, columns 624-5W to the hon. Member for Hendon, on Yarls Wood Detention Centre, if she will place in the Library a copy of the minutes of the bi-weekly meetings that are in place to support direct communication between detainees and the managers of the centre. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The Department has made no assessment. This is a matter for the local national health service and we have been advised by the East of England Strategic Health Authority (SHA) that there are no plans to close accident and emergency (A&E) departments in Cambridgeshire. There is, however, a consultation on the way services are provided at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, but the SHA has assured us that all A&E service currently provided by Hinchingbrooke will continue to be available although the way they are provided may change to improve care for patients.
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