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Mr. Bill O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the budgets for (a) offending behaviour programmes, (b) drug treatment and (c) basic skills education in prisons were in 200304; and what the budgets are for (i) 200405, (ii) 200506 and (iii) 200607. 
The Offending Behaviour Programmes include Sex Offender Programmes. We expect the final expenditure for 200304 to be in the region of £25 million, including private prisons. The budget for 200405 is £20.5 million.
Expenditure on Drug Treatment in 200304 was £38.250 million. The budget for 200405 is £51.436 million. The budget for 200506 is £61.216 million. These figures are for public prisons only. We do not have the figures for private prisons.
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The expected final expenditure for Basic Skills Education in Prisons is £70 million in 200304 (or £82 million including Work Skills). The budget for 200405 is £85.3 million including Work Skills. These figures are for public prisons only. We do not have the figures for private prisons.
Fiona Mactaggart: The Charity Commission has not had grounds for examining the membership or the criteria for trustee appointments of the Queenborough Fishery Trust. The Commission does not, and cannot routinely, involve itself in the internal administration of a charity unless a significant regulatory issue arises; internal administration is the responsibility of the charity trustees. The hon. Member is invited to contact the Chief Executive of the Charity Commission if he has any specific concerns regarding this charity or for further information.
Mr. Oaten: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions he has had with Sikh representatives to discuss the problems of racist attacks; when he next intends to meet Sikh representatives; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Charles Clarke: Although I have had no meetings with the Sikh community to discuss the issue of racist attacks specifically, it has been raised in various discussions I have had with the community.
Although I have no plans to meet Sikh representatives at present, a meeting is being arranged between the Faith Communities Unit and the British Sikh Consultative Forum. I have further indicated my willingness to meet delegates representing the wide range of interests and opinions of the Sikh community.
The Government acknowledges and values the important contribution which the Sikh community makes to the economic and cultural life of this country. The Government race equality and community cohesion strategy, which will shortly be published, includes specific proposals to improve reporting and handling of racially motivated crime.
Mr. Charles Clarke
[holding answer 20 December 2004]: Since May 2002 the Government have received representations regarding the separate monitoring of Sikhs from the Oxbridge Sikh Alumni Association, the British Sikh Federation, and from various Sikh Gurdwaras.
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The Government acknowledges that Sikhs have the same status as all other ethnic and racial groups within the Statutory Code of Practice on the Duty to promote Race Equality published under the Race Relations (Amendment) Act.
The Statutory Code of Practice encourages authorities to use the same ethnic classification system as used in the 2001 census or categories that match them very closely. However, the statutory code also recognises that authorities may choose to collect more detailed information to reflect local circumstances. Public authorities with significant Sikh populations in their area may opt to do so.
Mr. Charles Clarke [holding answer 20 December 2004]: We are committed to tackling racist behaviour wherever it occurs and in whatever form. The Government introduced in the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 nine new racially aggravated offences which carry higher maximum penalties where there is evidence of a racist motive or racial hostility in connection with the offence. The offences include assaults, verbal abuse and harassment and criminal damage. For these purposes Sikhs and Jews have been deemed by the courts to be racial groups.
The Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 expanded these provisions to cover religiouslyas well as raciallyaggravated offences, thereby affording the same protection against attacks to religious groups such as Muslims and Christians.
Under the same Act the maximum penalty for incitement to racial hatred, an offence under Part III of the Public Order Act 1986, was increased from two to seven years' imprisonment. This offence makes it
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unlawful to use threatening, abusive or insulting language with the intention or likelihood that racial hatred would be stirred up.
The Home Secretary has announced that as part of its Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill, the Government are proposing extending this offence to afford the same protection against incitement to hatred to faith communities including Muslims.
The Association of Chief Police Officers is updating its guidance to forces on dealing with hate crime and the Crown Prosecution Service has made clear in its published policy its determination to deal robustly with racial and religious hate crime.
Mrs. Helen Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the estimated annual cost is for the operation of each of the regional offender managers' offices; and if he will make a statement. 
Paul Goggins: The final location and composition of the regional offender managers' offices has yet to be finalised and the budgets for the offices are yet to be set. However, an indicative budget for 200506 for regional offender managers offices has been set at £1.7 million resource.
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many documents have been published by the Research, Development and Statistics section of his Department on each day of the last six months, broken down by subject area. 
Mr. Charles Clarke: The information requested on publications published by the Home Office over the last six months is shown in the table. Please note we have classified the research according to the business area leads although some publications will be on more cross-cutting topics that cover more than one business area.
|Publication date||Title||Series||RDS Business area|
|13 September 2004||Drugs seizure and offender statistics||SB||Drugs|
|17 September 2004||Piloting 'on the spot penalties' for disorder: final results from a one-year pilot||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|21 September 2004||Prisoner-on-prisoner homicide in England and Wales||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|21 September 2004||Prisoner-on-prisoner homicide in England and Wales||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|23 September 2004||Meeting parents' needs for information: evidence from the 2001 Home Office Citizenship Survey||OLR||Communities|
|29 September 2004||Community Support Officer (Detention Power) Pilot: evaluation results||Other||Crime and Policing|
|29 September 2004||Police service strengthEngland and Wales 31 March 2004||SB||Crime and Policing|
|5 October 2004||Employer-supported volunteering and giving: findings from the 2001 Home Office Citizenship Survey||HORS||Communities|
|6 October 2004||Black and Asian offenders pathfinder: implementation report||DPR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|7 October 2004||Understanding voluntary return||OLR||Immigration and Asylum|
|13 October 2004||What works in community involvement in area-based initiatives? A systematic review of the literature||OLR||Communities|
|13 October 2004||Facilitating community involvement: practical guidance for practitioners and policy makers||DPR||Communities|
|20 October 2004||Tackling domestic violence: exploring the health service contribution||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|20 October 2004||Tackling domestic violence: the role of health professionals||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|21 October 2004||Crime statsquarterly bulletin||SB||Crime and Policing|
|21 October 2004||Short report on distraction burglary||Online supplement to SB 1404||Crime and Policing|
|28 October 2004||Perceptions and experience of antisocial behaviour: findings from the 2003/2004 British Crime Survey||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|28 October 2004||Perceptions and experience of antisocial behaviour||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|28 October 2004||Indicators of integration||DPR||Immigration and Asylum|
|28 October 2004||The experience of integration: a qualitative study of refugee integration in the local communities of Pollokshaws and Islington||OLR||Immigration and Asylum|
|1 November 2004||Intelligence led vehicle crime reduction: an evaluation of Operation Gallant||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|1 November 2004||Approaches to intelligence-led vehicle crime reduction||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|1 November 2004||Emerging methods of car thefttheft of keys||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|1 November 2004||Decision-making by house burglars: offenders' perspectives||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|4 November 2004||Reassurance policing: an evaluation of the local management of community safety||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|4 November 2004||Reassuring the public; a review of international policing interventions||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|4 November 2004||Reassuring the public; a review of international policing interventions||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|15 November 2004||An evaluation of the impact of restorative cautioning: findings from a reconviction study||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|15 November 2004||Two-year resanctioning study: a comparison of restorative and traditional cautions||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|16 November 2004||Sizing the illegally resident population in the UK||OLR||Immigration and Asylum|
|16 November 2004||Asylum statistics 3rd quarter 2004||Online||Immigration and Asylum|
|17 November 2004||Central Government funding of voluntary and community organisations, 1982/83 to 2001/02||Misc||Communities|
|17 November 2004||State of the Sector PanelConference newsletter||Other||Communities|
|26 November 2004||Tackling Crimes Against Small BusinessesLessons from the Small Retailers in Deprived Areas Initiative'||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|26 November 2004||Crime against retail and manufacturing premises: findings from the 2002 Commercial Victimisation Survey||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|30 November 2004||Problem-solving street crime: practical lessons from the Street Crime Initiative||Other||Crime and Policing|
|30 November 2004||Police complaints and discipline 2004 England and Wales||SB||Crime and Policing|
|1 December 2004||University student safety in the East Midlands||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|2 December 2004||Statistics on mentally disordered offenders 2003||SB||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|2 December 2004||The impact of corrections on re-offending: a review of 'what works'||HORS||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|2 December 2004||Adult reconviction: results from the 2001 cohort||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|2 December 2004||Juvenile reconviction: results from the 2001 and 2002 cohorts||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|3 December 2004||The police recording of computer crime||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|6 December 2004||Drink driving: prevalence and attitudes in England and Wales 2002||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|6 December 2004||Tackling domestic violence: providing support for children who have witnessed domestic violence||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|8 December 2004||The future of netcrime now: Part 1 : threats and challenges||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|8 December 2004||The future of netcrime now: Part 2: responses||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|9 December 2004||Offender management statistics 2003||SB||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|9 December 2004||Domestic violence and Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships: findings from a self-completion questionnaire||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|15 December 2004||Public attitudes to the criminal justice system: the impact of providing information to British Crime Survey respondents||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|16 December 2004||Drug offenders in England and Wales 2003||Findings||Drugs|
|16 December 2004||Arrests for notifiable offences and the creation of certain police powers under PACE, England and Wales 2003/2004||SB||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|21 December 2004||Approved premises: the results of a snapshot survey, 2003||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|21 December 2004||Factors associated with effective practice in bail and probation hostels||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|21 December 2004||Pathfinder programmes in the Probation Service: a retrospective analysis||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|30 December 2004||2003 Home Office Citizenship Survey: people, families and communities||HORS||Communities|
|19 January 2005||Diversity, trust and community participation in England||Findings||Communities|
|20 January 2005||The impact of mandatory drug testing in prisons||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|20 January 2005||The impact and effectiveness of mandatory drug testing in prisons||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|24 January 2005||Prison population projections 20052011||SB||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|25 January 2005||Offending in England and Wales: first results from the 2003 Crime and Justice Survey||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|25 January 2005||Offending in England and Wales: first results from the 2003 Crime and Justice Survey||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|25 January 2005||Young people and antisocial behaviour: findings from the 2003 Crime and Justice Survey||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|25 January 2005||The victimisation of young people: findings from the Crime and Justice Survey 2003||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|25 January 2005||Crime and Justice Survey: General Population Feasibility Study||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|25 January 2005||Crime and Justice Survey: Communal Establishments Feasibility Study||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|25 January 2005||Crime in England and Wales, Quarterly update to September 2004||SB (web only)||Crime and Policing|
|25 January 2005||Crime in England and Wales 2003/2004 Supplementary volume 1: homicide and gun crime||SB||Crime and Policing|
|27 January 2005||Throughcare and aftercare: approaches and promising practice in service delivery for clients released from prison or leaving residential rehabilitation||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|27 January 2005||Making it happen from the centre: managing for the regional delivery of local crime reduction outcomes||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|27 January 2005||Investing to deliver: reviewing the implementation of the UK Crime Reduction Programme||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|27 January 2005||The Reducing Burglary Initiative: design, development and delivery||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|27 January 2005||The role of early legal advice in asylum applications||OLR||Immigration and Asylum|
|27 January 2005||The paradox of Compacts: monitoring the impact of Compacts||OLR||Communities|
|27 January 2005||Rapid assessment of powers to close 'crack houses'||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|27 January 2005||The nature of rape of females in the Metropolitan Police District||Findings||Crime and Policing|
|27 January 2005||Children, risk and crime: the On Track Youth Lifestyles Survey||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|27 January 2005||A further study of the effects of alternative education initiatives||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|17 February 2005||Juvenile reconviction: results from the 2003 cohort||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|22 February 2005||Asylum statistics: 4th quarter 2004||Online||Immigration and Asylum|
|23 February 2005||Sentencing statistics 2003 England and Wales||SB||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|24 February 2005||Statistics on race and the Criminal Justice system, Section 95||Online only||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|24 February 2005||Resettlement outcomes on release from prison in 2003||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|24 February 2005||Tackling domestic violence: effective interventions and approaches||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Tackling domestic violence: providing advocacy and support to survivors of domestic violence||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Tackling domestic violence: providing advocacy and support to survivors from Black and other minority ethnic communities||DPR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Providing counselling, support and information to survivors of rape: an evaluation of the 'STAR' Young Persons' Project||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||A gap or a chasm: attrition in reported rape cases||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Police attitudes to and use of CCTV||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Public attitudes towards CCTV: results from the Pre-intervention Public Attitude Survey carried out in areas implementing CCTV||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Assessing the impact of CCTV||HORS||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Control room operation: findings from control room observations||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||National evaluation of CCTV project summary South City||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||National evaluation of CCTV project summary Hawkeye||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||National evaluation of CCTV project summary Northern Estate||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||The impact of CCTV: fourteen case studies||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||A good practice guide for the implementation of deployable CCTV||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||Technical Annex: methods used in assessing the impact of CCTV||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|24 February 2005||A survey of the illegally resident population in detention in the UK||OLR||Immigration and Asylum|
|24 February 2005||A survey of the illegally resident population in detention in the UK||Findings||Immigration and Asylum|
|24 February 2005||An evaluation of basic skills training for prisoners||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|24 February 2005||Understanding electronic monitoring of juveniles on bail or remand to local authority accommodation||OLR||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|24 February 2005||Confidence in the criminal justice system: explaining area variation in public confidence||Findings||Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|24 February 2005||Literature review on upper level drug trafficking||OLR||Drugs|
|24 February 2005||Police Service strength, England and Wales 30 Sept 2004||OLR||Crime and Policing|
|1 March 2005||Drug offenders in England and Wales 2003||Findings||Drugs|
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