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David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average salary of (a) a newly trained police constable and (b) a community support officer is, broken down by police force. 
The table shows the salary of a police constable on completion of initial training and the relevant regional allowance, and community support officers' salaries and allowances, as provided by forces for funding purposes for community support officers to be recruited January to March 2005.
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The pay scales for police constables range from £19,803 for a newly recruited officer, rising to £31,092 for an officer with 11 year's service. Additionally, a constable who has served at the top of the pay scale for one year has access to a competence-related threshold payment of £1,032 per year.
|Avon and Somerset||22,107||||15,732||3,775|
|City of London||24,045||4,338||20,889||6,343|
|Devon and Cornwall||22,107||||16,149||2,021|
Mr. Brady: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list (a) all newly built police stations which have not been used and (b) all newly built police cell blocks which have not been used which are not in use due to staff resource constraints; giving the full construction cost of each. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the number of (a) newly built police stations and (b) newly built
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police cell blocks for which private finance initiative contracts were agreed and which do not meet the Home Office guidelines. 
Ms Blears: As far as I am aware there are no newly built police stations or cell blocks for which private finance initiative (PFI) contracts were agreed and which do not meet the principles of the Home Office guidelines that were in operation at the time contracts were let.
Paul Goggins: The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) has implemented a plan to reduce overcrowding levels in some establishments and take out of use some accommodation due for refurbishment slightly earlier than planned. Both these measures will improve prison conditions.
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many and what percentage of prisoners interviewed by the police in relation to historical sex abuse cases were taken to (a) an external location and (b) a specially equipped suite for their interview in each of the last five years; 
(2) how many and what percentage of prisoners interviewed by the police in relation to historical sex abuse cases were taken to (a) an external location and (b) a specially equipped suite for their interview in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent assessment he has made of whether the public service agreement target to reduce robbery in the 10 Street Crime Initiative areas by 14 per cent. from 19992000 levels by 2005 will be met. 
Ms Blears: Performance against the Home Office targets is published in the Annual Report and the Autumn Performance Report available in the Library and on the Home Office website (www.homeoffice.gov.uk).
Mr. Charles Clarke: The Home Office receives information from a variety of sources on the use of false identities by terrorists and those suspected of terrorism. Due to the nature of the information much of it is classified and cannot be published.
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