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Mr. Byrne: The maternity standard of the national service framework for children, young people and maternity services requires all professionals involved in the care of women immediately following childbirth to be able to distinguish normal emotional and psychological changes from significant mental health problems, and to refer women for support according to their needs.
Data is not held centrally by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform or the Department of Health on the number of NHS employees who have been prosecuted and found guilty of offences under sections 38 to 41 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
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Mr. McNulty: Information on judicial reviews is published annually. Copies are available from the Library of the House and on the Home Office research development and statistics directorate website at http://homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html. Data for 2005 will be available in August 2006.
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) immigration staff, (b) female immigration officers and (c) male immigration officers were in post at each of the asylum removal centres in the last period for which figures are available. 
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will place in the Library copies of the Home Office guidance issued to immigration officers on making decisions on whether to detain asylum applicants. 
Mr. McNulty: Guidance to immigration officers on making decisions on whether to detain asylum applicants is contained in chapter 38 of the Operational Enforcement Manual (OEM) and in chapter 31 of the immigration directorate's instructions (IDIs). Both documents are maintained and updated as electronic guidance. Both are available from the IND website.
Mr. McNulty: 3,481 people were detained at Immigration Service reporting events during 2005. For the first quarter of the year, the figure contains both asylum and non-asylum cases as the data was not separately collated. Sifting out such cases could now only be achieved by the examination of individual case records at disproportionate cost. Also, without similar reference to individual records, it is not possible to confirm that all of these individuals had been fully compliant with reporting restrictions throughout their applications.
Mr. McNulty: The Home Office does not hold information on the total number of persons who were detained in each of the last three years. It would only be available by examination of individual case files at disproportionate cost. Quarterly snapshots are published showing the number of persons detained solely under Immigration Act powers on the last Saturday of each quarter. This information may be found in the quarterly asylum statistics publication and can be found on the Home Office research development and statistics directorate website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html.
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what average time social services took to respond to a call to collect an unaccompanied asylum-seeking child in the last period for which figures are available. 
Mr. McNulty: The Home Office does not hold centrally figures relating to the social services response time to collect an unaccompanied asylum seeking child and as these figures are not routinely recorded at United Kingdom ports they could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the cost of (a) formal investigation of an immigration complaint by the immigration and nationality directorate and (b) processing a service-level complaint was in the last period for which figures are available. 
Mr. McNulty: The costs associated with the immigration and nationality directorate's complaints process are variable, depending on the precise nature of the complaint and the investigation undertaken. Therefore these figures are not available.
(a) The annual basic salary of an immigration officer is dependent upon their length of service in the grade, their performance and the location in which they are working. Immigration officers based in London are paid on a scale currently rising from £19,337 to £24,670. Immigration officers working at Gatwick are paid on the same scale.
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(b) The annual basic salary of an entry clearance officer (ECO) would normally be either on the immigration officer London scale rising from £19,337 to £24,670 or the executive officer scale rising from £18,568 to £22,978.
Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will waive the fees involved for applying for and gaining British citizenship in circumstances where British subjects who are long-term UK resident wish to travel to countries for whom citizenship is a requirement of entry. 
Mr. McNulty: It is a legal requirement under section 42 (1) of the British Nationality Act 1981 that the fee payable by virtue of the Act shall be paid before a person is registered as a British citizen. There is, therefore, no discretion to waive fees for any particular group of applicants for British citizenship.
Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received from members of the public on the cost to British subjects of applying for and acquiring British citizenship. 
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