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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many asylum seekers (a) became liable
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for removal in the last three years in which figures are available and (b) are signing with the UK Immigration Service (UKIS) as part of their reporting conditions; how many refused asylum seekers (i) are continuing to receive support from the National Asylum Support Service (NASS) because they have dependent minor children and
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(ii) are receiving section 4 support from NASS; and for how many UKIS has a verifiable address other than their last NASS accommodation. 
Mr. McNulty: Around 59,400 individuals, including dependants, were recorded as becoming failed asylum seekers (either did not appeal or appeal rights exhausted or clearly unfounded cases who meet the criteria for non-suspensive appeals) in 2004, 23 percent. lower that 2003 (77,200). Information for earlier years is not readily available and could only be produced at disproportionate cost.
Management information currently estimates that around 51,000 asylum applicants and failed asylum applicants report to immigration staff as a condition of temporary admission. Information on the number of asylum seekers supported by MASS with dependants under 18 who have no valid claim for asylum is not available and could only be produced at disproportionate costs by examination of individual case records. As at the end of September 2005, there were 7,630 people recorded as supported under section 4.
Information on the number of refused asylum seekers that UKIS has a potentially verifiable address other than their last MASS accommodation is not available and could only be produced at disproportionate costs by examination of individual case records.
Mr. McNulty: Information on the basis requested is not collected centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. Information is available by local authority area and indicates that 70 people who lived in the West Lothian local authority area were granted British citizenship in 2005. This is based on provisional management information. It is not a national statistic and may be subject to change.
Clare Short: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the Immigration and Nationality Directorate will reply to the letter of 18 July 2005 from the right hon. Member for Birmingham, Ladywood on behalf of Abbas Adeli (Home Office Reference A1165607). 
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when his Department will reply to the hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green's correspondence of 10 October 2005 regarding a constituent, Mr. Henry Compagnie-Coker (Home Office reference: C442214). 
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the letter dated 5 October 2005 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mrs. H. Akhtar. 
Lynne Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of (a) men and (b) women aged (i) under 25 years and (ii) 25 years or over arrested but not charged are subsequently convicted of a different crime; and what the conviction rate is for the general population in the same gender and age groups. 
Fiona Mactaggart: The information requested on arrests is not collected centrally. Nor is it possible to identify those defendants arrested but not charged who are subsequently convicted of a different crime as the data on the court proceedings database held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform is not collected at this level of detail.
Mr. Malins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many drug treatment and testing orders were made by courts in England in each of the last three years; and how many were breached in each year. 
Fiona Mactaggart [holding answer 19 January 2006]: The number of drug treatment and testing orders (DTTOs) made by courts in England; for which breach proceedings were instigated; which were revoked at a breach hearing for failure to comply with the order; and/or revoked on application following conviction for another offence in each of the last three years is shown in the following table. Data on the number of orders where breach proceedings were instigated but the order expired before the case was heard has only been collected since 200405 so is shown only for that year. Since April 2005, the DTTO has gradually been replaced by the community order with a drug rehabilitation requirement (DRR) for offenders aged 18 and over.
|Number of DTTOs for which breach proceedings were instigated||Number of DTTOs revoked for failure|
to comply with the requirements of
|Number of DDTOs revoked following conviction for another offence||Number of DTTOs which expired with breach proceedings outstanding|
Drug Rehabilitation Programmes, 116 drug rehabilitation programmes, 40 of which are the Short Duration Programme, are running in 103 establishments ;with treatment being supported by a range of mandatory and voluntary drug testing programmes.
Mr. McNulty: My right hon. Friend, the Home Secretary has no current plans to visit India. Officials maintain regular contact with their Indian counterparts on immigration issues and this involves some visits. Ivisited India to discuss immigration issues with the Delhi Government and the Punjab State Government in November 2005.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the number of workers in the United Kingdom from EU accession states, broken down by (a) occupation and (b) country of origin. 
Mr. McNulty: The Accession Monitoring Report for May 2004September 2005 sets out the number of citizens from the Accession eight Countries of the EU (accession state nationals) who have applied to register with the Worker Registration Scheme during this period. This report is available on the Home Office website via:http://www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk/ind/en/home/0/reports/accession_monitoring.html
Mr. Wallace: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 30 November 2005, Official Report, column 597W, on the IRIS Project, when he will report the key findings to the House; and what elements of the pilot project will be commercially sensitive. 
Pursuant to my answer of 30 November key findings will be reported to the House following evaluation of the pilot. Implementation is scheduled for completion by the end of summer 2006. The contractual elements of the pilot project are commercially sensitive.
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