|Previous Section||Index||Home Page|
Caroline Flint: The Government are concerned about the possible health effects, in particular on coronary health, from consuming certain fats. Based on independent expert advice, the Government consider saturated fat intake reduction of particular public health significance and are working to reduce fat intakes, which will include both saturated and trans fatty acids. Currently average population dietary intakes of trans fats in the United Kingdom are considerably lower than those recommended by the committee on medical aspects of food policy (1994). There are currently no plans to introduce legislation to control the amount of trans fats in foods.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 25 May 2005, Official Report, column 123W, on waiting time targets, whether the Department has agreed local delivery plans with strategic health authorities; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average waiting time is for an appointment at a drug rehabilitation clinic in (a) Lancashire and (b) Chorley; and if she will list the clinics available in Lancashire. 
Mr. Byrne: All drug action teams have to report waiting times figures to the National Treatment Agency for Substance Abuse each quarter. The waiting time is defined as the time between the date an individual is first referred, or self-refers, for treatment, to the date he or she is admitted for structured treatment, following assessment.
The latest average waiting times figures for Lancashire are for the first quarter of 2005January to Marchand shown in the following table. Comparison is made with the waiting times in December 2001, when collection of waiting times began.
|Treatment modality||December 2001||March 2005|
|General practitioner prescribing||12||3|
|Structured day care||12||1|
Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of London's Operation Scrap-it; what plans his Department has for further funding of the project; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many successful prosecutions were brought against shops and off-licences for sales of alcohol to persons under 18 years of age in England and Wales in each year between 1984 and 2004; 
The number of prosecutions and convictions for sales of alcohol to persons under 18 years of age including those against shops and off-
11 Jul 2005 : Column 751W
licences, in England and Wales 1984 to 2003, are contained in the table.
11 Jul 2005 : Column 752W
|Proceeded against||Found guilty|
|Selling etc., intoxicating liquor to||Licensing Act, 1964, Section 169(1); Licensing (Occasional||1984||314||164|
|persons under 18 for consumption||Permissions) Act 1983, Schedule (Sec. 3) para. 4(1)||1985||274||170|
|on the premises||1986||296||165|
|Wholesaler selling intoxicating liquor||Licensing Act 1964, Sec.181A(1) as added by Licensing Act||1984||(50)||(50)|
|to a person under 18||1988, Sec17.||1985||(50)||(50)|
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many dispersal orders have been made under the provisions of section 30 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 since the Act came into force; and if he will list the areas designated. 
Hazel Blears: The figures requested are not routinely collected centrally. We estimate that dispersal powers have been authorised in over 400 areas between January 2004, when the powers came into force, and September 2004. We do not have a breakdown of the areas designated.
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) crack house closure orders, (b) housing injunctions for antisocial behaviour and (c) demoted tenancies have been issued under the provisions of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 since the Act came into force. 
(b) The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) are committed to working with local authorities and Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) through the Housing Corporation, in order to develop means to collect data on the use of Housing injunctions from 200607 onwards.
(c) ODPM has requested that local authorities supply information on numbers of demoted tenancies from the current financial year onwards. The Housing Corporation are currently collecting this information from registered social landlords (RSLs) with the first set of annual data expected by late summer this year.
Mr. Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders have been breached in (a) Pembrokeshire and (b) the Dyfed Powys police force area during each year since their introduction. 
Hazel Blears: Data on convictions for breach of an antisocial behaviour order (ASBO) are currently available from 1 June 2000 to 31 December 2003 and are available at the criminal justice system (CJS) area level only. Of the 11 ASBOs reported to the Home Office as having been issued in the Dyfed Powys CJS area (which is coterminous with the police force area) during this period, five were breached on one or more occasions (all for the first time in 2003).Breach data for 2004 will be available towards the end of the year.
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders have been issued since inception, broken down by(a) London borough and (b) local authority in Essex. 
|Epping Forest DC||6|
|Barking and Dagenham||2|
|City of London||5|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||11|
|Kensington and Chelsea Royal Borough||9|
|Richmond upon Thames||11|
|Greater London total||438|
Mr. Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of antisocial behaviour orders since their introduction have been issued to under 16-year-olds from (a) two parent households, (b) single parent households and (c) local authority care. 
Hazel Blears: The number of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) issued to persons aged 10 to 15 years inclusive, as reported to the Home Office, from 1 June 2000 up to 31 December 2004 (latest available) is 1,047. Data collated by the Home Office for statistical purposes does not identify the personal circumstances of ASBO recipients.
Mrs. Dorries: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders have been issued in (a) the county of Bedfordshire and (b) the constituency of Mid-Bedfordshire in each year since 1999. 
|Period||Bedfordshire||Bedford borough council||Mid Bedfordshire DC||South Bedfordshire DC|
|1 April 1999 to 31 May 2000(52)||0||(53)||(53)||(53)|
|1 June 2000 to 31 December 2000||0||0||0||0|
|1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001||4||3||0||0|
|1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002||4||1||2||0|
|1 January 2003 to 31 December 2003||14||5||1||1|
|1 January 2004 to 31 December 2004||15||1||1||3|
Mr. Burns: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many anti-social behaviour orders have been issued in the Chelmsford local authority area in the last two years for which figures are available. 
Hazel Blears [holding answer 4 July 2005]: The number of antisocial behaviour orders issued, as reported to the Home Office, where restrictions have been imposed within the local government authority area of Chelmsford borough council, in 2003 and 2004, is four. All of them were issued in 2004.
|Next Section||Index||Home Page|