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Andrew Bennett: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) when the research on burial space and the state of cemeteries will be published; and what follow-up action will be taken; 
(3) when the Government will publish the public consultation on burial legislation. 
To produce advice on good burial practice and procedures, and to make recommendations for any appropriate policy and legislative change.
The research work was completed earlier this year. The report will be published shortly following peer review, and its findings will be used to inform further work. In addition, planning for the survey of burial grounds is well advanced, with a pilot exercise expected later this summer.
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Beverley Hughes: The Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND) hold a central record of written complaints about staff conduct and since 1 January 2002 have received a total of 180 formal complaints concerning individual members of staff. The Directorate does not currently keep records of complaints made about operational matters. However, IND is in the process of setting up a single point of contact for all written and e-mailed complaints as part of a drive to improve the accessibility of information to customers generally. This will enable complaints to be accurately recorded, monitored closely and improvements made to the level of service provided, as a result.
Mr. Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the answer of 14 May 2002, Official Report, column 604W, on appeals, how many cases were sent from IND to the Immigration Appellate Authority in 2001. 
Beverley Hughes: Data from the Immigration Appellate Authority (IAA) show that the IAA received 58,285 immigration and asylum appeals from the Immigration and Nationality Directorate in 2001. The majority (47,905) was asylum appeals.
Mr. Viggers: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many detainees have been allocated to Haslar Detention Centre in the last year; how many have been granted political asylum; how many have been given exceptional leave to remain; and how many have been deported. 
Beverley Hughes: The latest available information on the number of persons detained under Immigration Act powers relates to 30 March 2002. As at that date, 135 persons (to the nearest five) were being detained at Haslar Immigration Removal Centre.
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the outcome of their cases could be obtained only at disproportionate cost by examination of individual case records.
Information on Immigration Act detainees as at 29 June 2002 will be published on 30 August 2002 on the Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/ immigration1.html.
Mr. Andrew Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list for each NDPB or agency sponsored by his Department, whether they have a policy of not considering applications for employment by persons over a particular age, and that age. 
Beverley Hughes [holding answer 10 June 2002]: It is for individual non-departmental public bodies (NDPB's) to determine their own policies about age-limits of those they employ, in accordance with existing equal opportunities legislation and good practice guidelines, but no Home Office NDPB operates a restrictive policy on considering applicants for employment below retirement age.
Mr. Malins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the several letters from the hon. Member for Woking on DANGA, born 9 November 1973, ref. D1009062 and B554916. 
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the inter-departmental steering group working on the review of statistics on administration of criminal justice is expected to report; what the group's membership is; and what the members' sponsoring authorities are. 
Hilary Benn [holding answer 12 June 2002]: The report from the review of statistics on the administration of criminal justice in England and Wales is due to be published as a consultation document on the National Statistics website shortly.
The review is being conducted by Denis Allnutt, and is steered by a trilateral project board chaired by Andy Maultby (Lord Chancellor's Department). The project board includes officials from the Home Office (Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, Criminal Justice Joint Planning Unit, and Criminal Justice Information Technology Directorate), the Crown Prosecution Service, the Court Service, and an independent memberProfessor Ken Pease (Huddersfield University).
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Mr. Luff: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the allocation to West Mercia constabulary for police activity on counter-terrorism measures of the extra funding announced on 10 June. 
Mr. Denham: Forces in the West Midlands, including West Mercia police, received funding allocations based on careful assessments of their current requirements and commitments to provide an enhanced counter-terrorist capability. The overall level of funding allocated to police forces in the West Midlands region for counter terrorism purposes has been made public but to break this down further in public announcements could compromise security.
Mr. Greenway: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much of the funds he is allocating to police forces in Yorkshire for counter-terrorism measures will be given to North Yorkshire police in respect of the policing of Fylingdales. 
Mr. Denham: Forces in Yorkshire, including North Yorkshire police, have received additional funding based on detailed assessments of their current requirements to provide an enhanced counter-terrorist capability. The overall level of funding allocated to police forces in Yorkshire for counter-terrorism purposes has been made public but to give specific information about resources for the policing of specific sites such as the Fylingdales could potentially compromise security.
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