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Gordon Banks: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many detainees held in immigration detention centres in 200405 (a) were granted leave to remain, (b) were deported and (c) remain in detention. 
Mr. McNulty [holding answer 14 October 2005]: Information on the number of individuals detained over a period or the outcome of their cases is currently not available. This information would be available only by examination of individual case files at disproportionate cost.
Quarterly snapshots are published showing the number of people detained under Immigration Act powers on the last Saturday of each quarter. The data from 2004 to the second quarter of 2005 is published on a quarterly basis and can be found in the Quarterly Asylum Statistics publications on the Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html
Mr. Andrew Smith:
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications by post using form SET(M) for indefinite leave to remain as a spouse or unmarried partner of a person settled in the
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UK were refused in the year to 15 September on the grounds that the application was made more than 28days before the completion of two years' stay in the relevant category. 
Mr. McNulty [holding answer 17 October 2005]: Approximately 150 customers were refused Indefinite Leave to Remain between the 16 September 2004 and 30 June 2005 on the basis that he or she had made a premature application as the spouse of someone settled in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Andrew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the leaflet setting out guidance for the completion of form SET(M) for indefinite leave to remain was last revised. 
Mr. McNulty [holding answer 17 October 2005]: All the application forms used for leave to remain applications including the SET(M) form were revised in September 2005. At the same time that the forms were revised the guidance notes used with those forms were updated.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much additional funding was made available to Sussex police for policing of the Labour party conference in Brighton, including preparatory work. 
Andy Burnham: It is not possible for the UK Passport Service to identify exactly how many passports were reportedly lost or stolen in the London area, however the London and Peterborough passport offices, which serve the Greater London area, recorded 89,196 reports of passports that were lost or stolen in the year from 1 April 2004. This figure may include losses in areas outside of London, including from abroad while some losses in the London area may well have been reported to other passport offices.
Mr. Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to roll out Safer Neighbourhood Policing teams in the (a) Bedford, (b) Earlsfield, (c) Wandsworth Common, (d) Nightingale and (e) Furzedown wards of the Tooting constituency. 
Mr. Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many ethnic minority police officers there are in (a) Wandsworth and (b) other London boroughs, broken down by (i) rank, (ii) year joined, (iii)gender and (iv) faith. 
Hazel Blears: The information requested is not collected centrally. A breakdown of ethnic police officers by rank and gender is available at police force level only. These figures can be found in Home Office Statistical Bulletin number 12/05, Police Service Strength England and Wales, 31 March 2005" available on the RDS website: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/index.htm
Mr. Pelling: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to ensure that police community consultative groups are independent and effective critical friends of police services. 
Hazel Blears: Section 96 of the Police Act 1996 places a duty on police authorities to make arrangements for obtaining the views of people in the force area about matters concerning the policing of the area. The Act does not specify that this duty should be fulfilled through the establishment of Police Community Consultative Groups which have no formal status in statute. The White Paper 'Building Communities, Beating CrimeA better police service for the 21stcentury' sets out the Government's proposals for the police and their partners to engage more effectively with local communities. Moving beyond reliance on public meetings as a sole form of engagement is a key aim of the Government's reforms.
Ian Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many suspects arrested by North Wales police in the last three years for which records are available and in whose case proceedings are complete resided in Wales outside the North Wales police authority area; 
Anne Main: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the reoffending rate of offenders within the Hertfordshire probation area was in each year between (a) 199798 and (b) 200304; and if he will make a statement. 
Paul Goggins: None. With a maximum sentence of six months, the specific offence of driving without due care and attention" is not an offence for which extradition can be granted. The threshold for such offences is a maximum sentence of at least 12 months.
Mr. Charles Clarke: I intend to continue cooperation with G8 ministers on issues of security. Most of my meetings are with counterparts who are Interior ministers. There is also contact with those dealing with justice issues. I recently visited the USA where I met with Homeland Security Secretary Chertoff and the Attorney General Gonzales from the Department of Justice.
I have had a meeting with Russian counterparts the President's administrator, Victor Ivanov, Rashid Nurgaliev, the Minister of the Interior, and Ivan Chaika, Minister of Justiceas part of the EU Partnership Council in October 2005 in Luxembourg.
I will continue to participate in G8 Justice and Home Affairs ministerial meetings. This will include the G8 Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Informal Meeting in Russia in June 2006, where it is expected that security issues figure on the agenda.
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