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Dr. Pugh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent research has been (a) undertaken and (b) commissioned by his Department into the profiles of users of British airports. 
United Kingdom border controls are operated by the immigration service on an intelligence led basis. The monitoring of arriving traffic at all ports of entry and the risk assessment of any new or proposed traffic is undertaken on a regular basis within the context of research underpinned by intelligence which is gathered through the National Intelligence Model.
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The immigration service monitors emerging trends identified by frontline staff and regional intelligence units. This information is analysed and a national intelligence report produced which enables targeted action to counter abuse. Increasing functionality within the e-Borders programme will enhance and augment existing profiling processes.
In addition the Multi Agency and Risk Assessment Group (MATRA) ensures that at the 36 airports participating in the process, the airport authorities and the three border agencies work closely together to effectively identify and assess risks to general security and put in place action plans in order to counter any potential threats.
Paul Goggins: This is a matter for the Charity Commission as the Government Department responsible for the regulation of charities in England and Wales. The chief executive at the Charity Commission will write to the hon. Member and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Library.
Hazel Blears: The Merseyside police had 173 community support officers at the end of March. The chief constable (Bernard Hogan-Howe) is responsible for the operational management of the force including the deployment of community support officers (CSOs) to the Wirral area basic command unit. Within the Wirral the deployment of CSOs is a matter for the area commander. You may therefore wish to redirect your query to either the chief constable or the area commander (chief supt. Alan Jones).
Funding is being made available over the next three years to assist in the recruitment of a total of 24,000 CSOs by 2008. The investment will help deliver our commitment that by 2008 every area in England and Wales will benefit from dedicated, visible, accessible and responsive neighbourhood policing teams.
Community support officers (CSOs) are employed by police authorities, and their deployment is an operational matter for the chief constable. We are making funding available to help increase the number of CSOs to 24,000 by 2008. This investment will help deliver our commitment that by 2008 every area in England and Wales will have access to a dedicated, visible, accessible and responsive neighbourhood policing team.
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Mr. Jenkins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the value of assets seized from criminals by the Asset Recovery Agency under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 broken down by region has been in each year since 2002. 
Hazel Blears: The information is not available in the format requested . The Assets Recovery Agency came into operation on 24 February 2003. The total value of assets recovered by the agency through civil recovery and taxation is £4.6 million. The agency has also obtained orders to freeze assets with a total value of £37.8 million.
Anne Milton: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the crime detection rates for (a) violence against the person, (b) sexual offences, (c) robberies, (d) burglaries, (e) theft of a vehicle and (f) theft from a vehicle have been in (i) Guildford and (ii) Waverley crime and disorder reduction partnership areas in each year since 1998. 
Hazel Blears: The information requested is not available. Detection rates are only available centrally for crime and disorder reduction partnerships (CDRPs) which are co-terminous with basic command units. This is not the case with the Guildford and Waverley CDRPs which fall within the West Surrey basic command unit.
Anne Milton: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many recorded offences of (a) violence against the person, (b) sexual offences, (c) robberies, (d) burglaries, (e) theft of a vehicle and (f) theft from a vehicle there have been in (i) Guildford and (ii) Waverley crime and disorder partnership areas in each year since 1998. 
The available information relating to the Guildford and Waverley crime and disorder reduction partnership (CDRP) areas is given in the tables. Data at CDRP level are only available from 19992000.
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|Violence against the person||1,027||1,175||948|
|Burglary in a dwelling||518||609||419|
|Theft of a vehicle||555||556||455|
|Theft from a vehicle||1,078||850||736|
|Violence against the person||1,196||1,555|
|Burglary in a dwelling||529||495|
|Theft of a vehicle||515||414|
|Theft from a vehicle||865||786|
|Violence against the person||491||612||474|
|Burglary in a dwelling||363||311||314|
|Theft of a vehicle||219||198||299|
|Theft from a vehicle||504||439||470|
|Violence against the person||628||825|
|Burglary in a dwelling||359||289|
|Theft of a vehicle||249||192|
|Theft from a vehicle||524||519|
Mr. Hands: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of section 30 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 in the areas where it has been used in the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. 
The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis tells me that there has been positive feedback from the community and a reduction in the
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number of calls to the police in the areas of Hammersmith and Fulham which have been authorised under section 30 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003.
Mr. Hands: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidelines his Department has issued to the Metropolitan Police Service regarding the implementation of section 30 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003. 
Hazel Blears: A Home Office circular was issued to all police forces when this section came into force in January 2004 . In addition the Association of Chief Police Officers has circulated practice advice to all forces.
Mr. Hands: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes where the victim was aged 18 or under were reported in Hammersmith and Fulham constituency in (a) 1997, (b) 2001 and (c) 2004, broken down by type of crime. 
Mr. Hands: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes involving mobile telephones were reported in Hammersmith and Fulham constituency in (a) 1997, (b) 2001 and (c) 2004. 
Mr. Hands: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions he has had with the Metropolitan Police Service regarding the areas within the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham that have been designated under section 30 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003. 
Paul Goggins: There were 1,006 recorded offences of theft or unauthorised taking of a pedal cycle in 200102 and 1,271 offences recorded in 200304. Because of the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard in April 2002, the two figures are not directly comparable. Statistics for 1997 are not available centrally.
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