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David Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department has allocated to the National Public Order Intelligence Unit in each year since its establishment; and how many staff the unit employed in each such year. 
Mr. Hanson: The Home Office does not provide funding directly to the National Public Order Intelligence Unit. Funding is provided by top-slice of the police grant and a contribution from the Metropolitan Police Service.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police cautions were given for the (a) possession of and (b) creation of pornographic images of children in each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Alan Campbell [holding answer 29 June 2009]: Information provided by the Ministry of Justice showing the number of offenders cautioned for the possession, taking, distributing or publishing of indecent photographs or pseudo photographs of children in England and Wales, from 1998 to 2007 can be viewed in the following table.
|Number of offenders cautioned( 1) for possessing, taking, distributing or publishing indecent photographs or pseudo photographs of children, in England and Wales, 1998 to 2007( 2, 3)|
Criminal Justice Act 1988 Sec. 160 as amended by the criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000, and Criminal Justice Act 1988 Sec 160 as amended by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Secs.84(4) and 86(1)
|(1 )From 1 June 2000 the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 came into force nationally and removed the use of cautions for persons under 18 and replaced them with reprimands and warnings. These figures have been included in the totals.|
(2 )The cautions statistics relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been cautioned for two or more offences at the same time the principal offence is the more serious offence.
(3 )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 the 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.
Evidence & Analysis Unit-Office for Criminal Justice Reform
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the (a) budget and (b) number of staff of the (i) Office of Cyber Security and (ii) Cyber Security Operations Centre in Cheltenham is in 2009-10; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Hanson: The Office of Cyber Security (OCS) will be established in September 2009 to provide strategic leadership for and coherence across Government, and to establish a cross-Government programme to address priority areas in pursuit of the UK's strategic cyber security objectives. The exact staffing and budgetary arrangements are currently being determined.
The Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) will be established at the same time to bring together existing multi-agency efforts to provide situational awareness, analysis and incident response co-ordination in the cyber security field, making sure that new and existing resources are used to best effect in the areas where they are needed the most. The exact staffing and budgetary arrangements are currently being determined.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much has been paid to Westminster City Council in council tax on the empty property of 62 South Eaton Place in each month since the right hon. Member for Sheffield, Brightside vacated the Ministerial residence there. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many biometric passports issued to applicants had subsequently been withdrawn on the basis of (a) fraud and (b) ineligibility of the applicant on the latest date for which figures are available. 
Chris Huhne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many fraudulent passport applications were detected in each year since 1997; and how many instances of passport fraud his Department estimates were undetected in each such year. 
|(1) Calendar years were used until April 2000|
|Estimated proportion of fraudulent applications (percentage)( 1)||Estimated number of undetected frauds( 1)|
|(1) Figures do not include cases in which a false declaration has been made by a passport applicant but identity and eligibility for a passport are not in doubt.|
The estimate of the number of fraudulent applications which evade IPS controls is derived from a simple arithmetical calculation in which the number of frauds identified and prevented is deducted from the estimated number of fraudulent applications received.
In 2006 IPS introduced a more refined and robust sampling process drawing on the experience of 2002 and its increased understanding of the nature and pattern of fraud. This increased understanding of the nature and pattern of fraud has also enabled IPS to refine the way it records fraud and to identify fraudulent applications which had been stopped by routine controls but which had not been previously recorded as fraud.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what proportion of
first-time passport applicants have been interviewed in each month since the interview system was established. 
Alan Johnson: The proportion of first time adult passport applicants who have received passports and who had been interviewed in each month since the interview system was established in 2007 is approximately 90 per cent.
|Total first time adult interviews conducted||Total first time adult passports issued||Percentage of first time adults being interviewed|
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