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Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the (a) maximum, (b) minimum and (c) average sentences given to individuals convicted of offences involving the baiting and mistreatment of badgers was in each of the last five years. 
Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals were convicted of offences involving the baiting or mistreatment of badgers in each of the last five years. 
Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the number of babies born to mothers without recourse to public funds in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement. 
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREAM) certificate will be awarded to the new Home Office buildings in 2 Marsham Street; and what the assessment of the new building was against each indicator of the BREAM ranking. 
Alistair Burt: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to (a) publish the responses and (b) respond to the consultation on the burial and cemeteries working group; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the impact reclassification of cannabis has had on (a) England and Wales and (b) the Ribble Valley. 
Caroline Flint: Government figures on prevalence of cannabis use available for any period since reclassification come primarily from the British Crime Survey (BCS). The BCS for 200304 shows cannabis use for 16 to 59-year-olds who have taken the drug in the last 12 months to be at 10.8 per cent. The figure for 200203 was 10.9 per cent. In addition, the BCS figures show cannabis use declining steadily among 16 to 24-year-olds between 19982004 from 28.2 per cent. to 24.8 per cent.
Cannabis was reclassified on 29 January 2004 to a Class C drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Smoking, drinking and drug use among young people in England in 2004 contains the preliminary key findings of a survey of secondary schoolchildren aged 11 to 15. The figures show a decline in cannabis use in the last year from 13 per cent. in 2001 to 2003 to 11 per cent. for 2004.
Mr. Robathan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what directions he has given to police forces regarding the checking of (a) transponders on suspected stolen caravans and (b) the Caravan Registration and Identification Scheme Vehicle Identification Number. 
Mrs. Lait: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for projects the Department has received under the ChangeUp Programme; what the total value is of the projects so submitted; how many projects have been approved; how much and what percentage of the budget for the programme has been committed; and how much money has been disbursed. 
Fiona Mactaggart: ChangeUp is a capacity building framework for the voluntary and community sector, launched in June 2004 after extensive consultation with the sector. It is underpinned by an £80 million initial investment programme by Government available until March 2006.
£52.4million (65 per cent. of the total investment) has been allocated to local and regional activity to support voluntary and community sector infrastructure and capacity building. This money has been committed to the Government Offices for distribution.
£1.25million of national spend was committed through an early spend programme. This was heavily oversubscribed with 506 applications submitted in open bidding. Twenty two projects were successful with an additional five projects also commissioned. £1 million has been disbursed.
£57.4 million (72 per cent. of the £80 million investment has been committed. The 200304 spend was £2.2 million and the 200405 spend to date is £6.9 million making a total spend of £9.1 million at the end of January 2005.
Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) whether grant funding of community support officers will continue; and whether the costs of community support officers will be met from the police precept; 
(2) what assessment he has made of the role targeted grant funding through the neighbourhood policy fund plays in recruiting and retaining police community support officers in North Yorkshire. 
Mr. Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the 20,000 community support officers the Government proposes to recruit by 2008 are to be posted in Leicester; and if he will make a statement. 
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many community-based sentences have been breached in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) type of sentence and (b) offence committed. 
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