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Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convictions for (a) causing death by dangerous driving, (b) dangerous driving and (c) careless driving there were in Greater London in each year since 2000. 
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Caroline Flint: The use of the methylamphetamine or crystal meth in the UK is negligible. We continue to monitor the incidence of methylamphetamine through liaison with police and customs officials. There are no plans to embark on a general education campaign nor one specifically aimed at nightclubs. Talk to Frank provides general information on the harm of all amphetamines.
The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), set up a working group in 2004 with a remit of producing a comprehensive report on methylamphetamine. The report is to be discussed at the meeting of the ACMD on 19 May.
Mr. Oaten: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the resources saved from the reclassification of cannabis; to what extent savings have been reallocated to the policing of (a) dealing and (b) tackling misuse of class A drugs; and if he will make a statement. 
Caroline Flint: Arrests for cannabis possession have fallen by a third in the first year since reclassification in January 2004, which amounts to an estimated saving of 199,000 police hours. It is an operational decision for each police force to determine the level of resources employed in tackling Class A offences. Operation Crackdown, launched in January and involving 33 forces, demonstrates how forces are working to combat drug misuse and dealing. In the first four weeks of the Operation, 963 arrests were reported for Class A supply offences.
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to develop the land owned by the Prison Service adjacent to Full Sutton Prison; whether plans for the site remain under consideration; when he expects to reach a decision on the future of the site; and if he will make a statement. 
Paul Goggins: [holding answer 8 March 2005]: We have no plans at present to develop Prison Service land adjacent to HMP Full Sutton. Development of this site remains an option for providing additional prison capacity as and when it may be needed.
Mr. Browne [holding answer 1 February 2005]: The following table shows published data on persons against whom illegal entry action was initiated for each of the past five years. Data was not of sufficient quality for publication in 2003, however it is estimated that 22,950 persons had illegal entry action initiated against them in this year. This figure is based on management information and does not constitute a national statistic. Data for 2004 will be published later this year. Illegal entry action is initiated against those people who are detected having entered or attempted to enter the country clandestinely or by means of deception, either verbal or documentary.
Mr. Lazarowicz: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many appeals by international students who had their visa applications rejected were upheld by the Immigration Appellate Authority in each of the last five years; 
Mr. Browne: Reliable statistical data in relation to international students who had their visa applications rejected and whose appeals the Immigration Appellate Authority (IAA) subsequently upheld are available only for the year 2003. Full year data for 2004 have not yet been collated. Data for years prior to 2003 are not available in the form requested.
Data on the number of appeals made by international students relate to appeals lodged with the Immigration and Nationality Directorate rather than with the Immigration Appellate Authority (IAA). In 2003, 6,900 appeals were lodged by students who were refused entry clearance. The IAA heard 6,430 student entry clearance appeals. In addition 1,805 appeals were lodged by international students in the United Kingdom whose leave to remain application had been refused.
In relation to a breakdown by visa issuing post of the number of appeals made by international students (excluding student nurses) who had their visa applications rejected, UK Visas has provided the following data covering the full five-year period. This information was obtained from UK Visas' Central Reference System. It should be noted that, due to the complexity of UK Visas global business, including occasional inconsistencies in data entry across over 150 offices, 100 per cent. accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
|Addis Ababa (BE)||2||2||8||15||9|
|Dar es Salaam (BHC)||57||65||103||87||85|
|Hong Kong (BC)||3||3||6||7||28|
|Kuwait City (BE)||2||1||0||2||14|
|New Delhi (BHC)||14||72||100||286||328|
|New York (BCG)||1||0||0||1||42|
|Port Louis (BHC)||28||46||65||35||45|
|Port of Spain (BHC)||1||4||3||6||5|
Mr. Lazarowicz: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many successful appeals by international students who had their visa applications rejected there were in each of the last five years, broken down by educational institution. 
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