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Martin Salter: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will encourage (a) local authorities and (b) local crime and disorder reduction partnerships to use antisocial behaviour orders against those Travellers who persistently cause harassment and distress to local residents in their areas. 
Both local authorities and the police have broad powers to deal with antisocial behaviour which apply to Travellers and the settled community alike; they should use these effectively while also working to tackle the causes of antisocial behaviour. Antisocial behaviour orders are one of a number of measures available, which can be used to tackle antisocial behaviour in any community.
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Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many young offenders have been placed under intensive supervision in (a) Crosby and (b) Merseyside in each of the last five years. 
Fiona Mactaggart: There are three Intensive Supervision and Surveillance schemes in Merseyside. Crosby comes under the scheme for Knowsley, St. Helens and Sefton. Data is only available from April 2003 onwards as shown in the following table.
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|Knowsley, St. Helens|
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales (1) pursuant to the answer of 23 November 2005 to the hon. Member for Hemel Hempstead (Mike Penning), Official Report, columns 20672068W, on consultants/special advisers, what the (a) names are and (b) periods of service were of the Department's special advisers; 
Andrew Bold was appointed in June 2000 and resigned during June 2001 general election. He was re-appointed in June 2001 and resigned again in March 2005, in accordance with Government guidance. He was re-appointed after the general election in May 2005.
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what the expenditure on (a) buildings and (b) insurance of buildings and staff was of his Department in (i) Wales and (ii) each English region in each of the last three financial years; and what the planned expenditure is for 200506 in each case. 
(b) In line with the Central Government, the Wales office does not insure its buildings. Central Government has chosen not to take out commercial insurance under conventional procurement techniques, as the premiums payable have not been seen to represent good value for money compared to self-insurance. Full details can be obtained from the Treasury website: www.hm-treasury.gov.uk
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales which functions of his core Department are carried out in (a) Northern Ireland and (b) Wales; and what administration costs were associated with these functions for each area in the last year. 
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many and what percentage of jobs in his Department are located in (a) England, excluding Greater London, (b) Greater London, (c) Wales and (d) overseas. 
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many civil servants were employed in the Wales Office and its predecessors in each year since 1997, broken down by grade and office location; and what the equivalent information is to date in 200506. 
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many disciplinary actions against civil servants employed in his Department (a) were commenced and (b) resulted in a sanction being applied in each of the last five years. 
Peter Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will update his reply to the former hon. Member for Blaenau Gwent on 20 May 2003, Official Report, columns 71819W, on the availability of digital broadcasting for viewers in Blaenau Gwent. 
Mr. Hain: The Government are committed to ensuring that at digital switchover everyone in the UK who can currently receive the main public service broadcasting channels in analogue form will be able to receive them in digital form without needing to pay a subscription.
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when the report on the performance of the Wales Office in meeting its targets for 2005 will be prepared; and when the report will be published. 
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