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Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which individuals and organisations were consulted in drawing up the criteria for referral to the Dangerous Severe Personality Disorder programme. 
Fiona Mactaggart: The Dangerous Severe Personality Disorder programme (DSPD) is a pilot aimed at developing and evaluating pilot treatment services for dangerous offenders whose offending is linked to severe personality disorder. The referral and assessment processes are key elements of the pilot and are therefore also subject to on-going development and evaluation.
Key clinicians and stakeholders from HM Prison Service and the Department of Health were also consulted. This included the involvement of the DSPD units themselves. The DSPD referral and assessment criteria have also been presented and discussed at a variety of forums including academic conferences, the Royal College of Psychiatry and legal representatives.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what access to advocacy is provided to people in the Dangerous Severe Personality Disorder programme (a) prior to referral and (b) while on the programme. 
The Dangerous Severe Personality programme is based both in high security hospital and prison settings. The access to advocacy is dependent on which setting an individual comes from as well as the setting to which they are admitted (if they meet the criteria).
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For those coming from, or being admitted to a High Secure Hospital the arrangements are the same as those available to all patients in high secure hospitals; full access to an independent advocacy service. The service includes provision of clinics for groups of patients and also on a one-to-one basis at their request.
For those coming from, or being admitted to a High Secure Prison the arrangements are the same as those available to all Prisoners. Although there is no dedicated service, advocacy can be sought from: friends and family; lawyers; the Independent Monitoring Board; the Probation Service seconded staff in prisons; and the Chaplaincy.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many incidents of domestic violence were reported in the London borough of Haringey in each year since 1995; how many fatalities were recorded as a result of these incidents; and if he will make a statement. 
Fiona Mactaggart: From the information collected centrally on recorded crime and court proceedings, it is not possible to identify cases of domestic violence. Such offences are not specifically defined by statute and details of the individual circumstances of offences do not feature in either data series.
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many employees in local government have been the victims of offences of violence suffered in the course of their employment in each of the last 20 years. 
The requested information cannot be supplied as there is no specific offence of assault on public sector worker defined by statute. Such incidents are recorded by the police depending on the severity of the violence used and in accordance with the relevant legislation, for example more or less serious wounding or common assault, and cannot be separately identified
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from recorded crime series data. Assaulting someone who is serving the public is an aggravating factor which will be considered by the courts in passing sentence.
Mr. Betts: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list (a) education services, (b) health services, (c) publicly-funded housing, (d) benefits, (e) employment protection and (f) other public services to which (i) citizens of the EU Accession State countries who have not registered to work but who are living in the UK with families and (ii) their families are entitled; and to which services (A) those who have registered for work and (B) their families are entitled. 
Mr. McNulty: With effect from 1 May 2004, A8 nationals have been able to take up employment in the UK provided that they are authorised to do so under the Worker Registration Scheme (WRS). A8 nationals who are registered and working are entitled to the same treatment in respect of benefits as would other EEA nationals. An A8 national who has worked legally under the WRS for a period of 12 months without interruption (periods of employment must not total more than 30 days in any 12 month period) is entitled to full free movement rights and is no longer required to register his or her employment. I will write to my hon. Friend with full details of how entitlements vary depending on an individual's circumstances, and place a copy of the letter in the Library.
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