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Mr. Grieve: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will break down the number of sentences passed on persons convicted of the offence of causing death by dangerous driving in the last five years by (a) type of sentence and (b) duration of custodial sentence. 
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|Otherwise dealt with||2||1||0||0||0|
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Martin Horwood: To ask the Secretary of State for theHome Department what proportion of schedule 1 offenders who have attended a sex offenders treatment programme have subsequently reoffended; and what the rate of recidivism involving a similar offence of schedule 1 offenders who have not undergone a sex offenders treatment programme has been in each of the last two years. 
Paul Goggins: The collection of reconviction data for sex offenders attending current treatment programmes is not yet available. Research on early versions of the current programmes found that 4.6 per cent. of offenders completing treatment on the Prison Service programme were reconvicted compared to 8.1 per cent. of sex offenders who did not attend the programme.
The early version of one of the community-based sex offender treatment programmes found that 3.2 per cent. of sex offenders who completed treatment were reconvicted compared to 10.6 per cent. of sex offenders who did not attend treatment. Both prison and community treatment programmes have been revised since this research. However, it is too soon to be able to collect reconviction data over a meaningful period.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the salary of the (a) chair, (b) director general designate and (c) each of the four executive directors of the Serious Organised Crime Agency is in 200506; what the recruitment costs for the(a) chair, (b) director general designate and (c) each of the four executive directors of the Serious Organised Crime Agency were; and if he will make a statement. 
Paul Goggins: The chair of the Serious Organised Crime Agency was appointed in September 2004 to receive a remuneration of £120,000 p.a. (pro rata). The director general was recruited on a salary of up to £150,000 p.a. These figures were subject to a 2.5 per cent. increase in line with other senior civil servants' pay as at 1 April 2005.
The salaries of the executive directors are within the advertised pay range set out in the recruitment advertisement, which is between £100,000 and £120,000 for the Enforcement, Intelligence and Intervention Directors and £120,000 and £140,000 for the Director of Corporate Services.
Fiona Mactaggart: On 25 November 2005 there were 3,210 prisoners serving the remaining part of their sentence on the home detention curfew (HDC) scheme. According to the Prison Service IT system, none of those were prisoners subject to the registration requirements of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 or were serving sentences for sexual offences.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list (a) the special advisers in his Department, (b) their specific areas of expertise and (c) the total cost of employing them in the latest year for which figures are available. 
Janet Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received about tagging people who have been convicted under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. 
Mr. Wallace: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 17 November 2005, Official Report, column 1436W, on terrorism, on how many occasions since 1997 he has suggested to Association of Chief Police Officers that chief constables contact hon. Members about a particular Government policy; and what the policies were. 
Mr. Charles Clarke
[holding answer 24 November 2005]: The Government's view is that it is to the benefit of both hon. Members and the police service for there to
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be regular discussions between them on issues of topical interest which affect policing. That approach is reflected in the links between Home Office Ministers and officials and the police service. Precise details on all the occasions since 1997 when the police have been encouraged to contact hon. Members could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. Oaten: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals were stopped under section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 during (a) the Defence Systems and Equipment International trade fair 2005, (b) the Labour party conference 2005, (c) the Conservative party conference 2005 and (d) the Liberal Democrat party conference 2005. 
Mr. Charles Clarke: Statistics showing the number of stop-searches in each police force area for England and Wales under section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 are published annually in the Home Office Statistical Bulletin and are available on the Research, Development and Statistics page of the Home Office website.
The Home Office Statistical Bulletin: 'Arrests for Notifiable Offences and the Operation of Certain Police Powers under PACE; England and Wales', details stops and searches under the Terrorism Act 2000, broken down by police force over financial years. The bulletin also shows subsequent arrests. The most recently available figures can be found on the Home Office website at: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/hosbpubs1.html. Statistics are not collated below police force area, therefore the number of people stop-searched at specific events or locations is not available.
Mr. Oaten: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) 12, (b) 13, (c) 14, (d) 15 and (e) 16-year-olds have been held in custody under sentence in each of the last five years. 
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