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Mr. Holloway: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many advertisements have been placed by his Department (a) in newspapers, (b) on the radio, (c) on television, (d) on billboards and (e) in other media warning those who do not comply with the law (i) of the possibility of (A) fines, (B) a prison sentence and (ii) that they are putting themselves and others at risk of personal harm in each of the last five years; and what the cost of such advertisements was in this period. 
Mr. Byrne: To actually count the number of advertisements would not be possible since advertising campaigns are not purchased in terms of number of advertsthey are purchased in terms of what percentage of our target audience we expect to reach, or to a given budget level. However we are able to set out the level of total media expenditure in the following table:
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Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what proportion of (a) staff and (b) new staff employed in (i) his Department and (ii) each of the agencies for which he has responsibility were registered as disabled in each of the last three years for which data is available. 
Mr. Byrne: The Cabinet Office collects and publishes annually statistical information on the civil service by Department. These include data on the number of staff in Departments who have declared a disability. Declaration of a disability is voluntary. The latest available information at April 2004 is available in the Library and on the civil service website and the following addresses: http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/management/statistics/publications/xls/disability_apr 04_4nov04.xls for data relating to 1 April 2004, and http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/management/statistics/archive/index.asp for previous reporting periods.
The UK Passport Service records staff who declare themselves as disabled. The source of its figures is the published employment monitoring reports for the years in question. New entrant disability data are not available for 2002-03 and 2003-04. In 2004-05 fewer than 1 per cent. of new entrants declared a disability
The numbers of public sector Prison Service staff over the past three years recorded as having a disability, and the total number of recruits to the public sector Prison Service who declared themselves disabled on entry during the past three years, are shown in the tables. There is no longer such a thing as a registered disabled person. Someone is said to have a disability if their condition meets with the definition contained in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. A full re-survey of all staff was carried out in 2004, resulting in the increased numbers declaring themselves disabled after 2003.
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|2003( 2)||2004( 2)||2005( 2)|
|Home Office Agencies|
|(1) Figures include approximately 1,000 National Offenders Management Service (NOMS) HQ staff, moving into Home Office responsibility. (2) Because of the transfer of staff records between HR systems data is here given for fiscal years i.e. 2004 = 1 April 2003 to 31 March 2004. (3) Not available. Disability data is unrecorded for-95 per cent. of 2005 new entrants, consequently no valid percentage can be derived at present. (4) Approximate value from published disability value and percentage.|
Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what his policy is on the deportation of British-born children to foreign countries; and what the legal basis is for this policy. 
Mr. Byrne: British-born children who are not British citizens may be deported under Section 3(5)(b) of the Immigration Act 1971 as family members of a person i) whose removal the Secretary of State considers to be conducive to the public good or ii) who has been recommended for deportation by a court. Deportation of family members is carried out in accordance with paragraphs 365-368 of the Immigration Rules (HC395).
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will estimate how much of the heroin trafficked into the United Kingdom in each year since 1996 came from Afghanistan. 
Mr. Coaker: Since 1996 we believe that the vast majority of heroin entering the United Kingdom each year has originated in Afghanistan. In recent years we estimate that it has accounted for more than 90 per cent.
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the total cost of (a) administrating and (b) buying allocations for each prison included in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme was in its first year of operation. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: Only the Garth/Wymott prison complex currently comes within the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. The cost to the prison service during the first year of operation was £8,500 and no carbon certificates were bought.
Tony Baldry: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the 107 foreign nationals released from prison whose whereabouts are known to the Home Office should have been deported; and how many his Department has identified as living in Oxfordshire. 
Mr. Byrne: My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary updated the House on this matter on 29 June 2006 in a written ministerial statement, Official Report, column 18WS, and the director general of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate wrote on this date to the chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee on the number of cases where foreign national prisoners were released without proper deportation consideration. A copy of the letter has been placed in both Libraries of the House.
Mr. Wilshire: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the foreign nationals recently released from prison and recommended for deportation, broken down by (a) prison from which they were released, (b) date of release and (c) offence; how many have re-offended since release; and in how many cases current whereabouts are unknown. 
Mr. Byrne: [holding answer 2 May 2006]: My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary updated the House on this matter on 29 June 2006 in a written ministerial statement, Official Report, column 18WS, and the director general of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate wrote on this date to the Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee on the number of cases where foreign national prisoners were released without proper deportation consideration. A copy of the letter has been placed in both Libraries.
Mr. Pope: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many officials currently in the Department received honours in the recent Queens Birthday Honours List; and at what rank of honour. 
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate his Department has made of the likely costs of implementing new IT systems arising from the options under consideration from the merger of police forces in the south-west. 
Mr. McNulty: There is currently careful consideration of a number of options for the way forward for the south-west and each option will have differing implications for IT provision. Each option has been analysed financially in relation to both set-up costs and savings and the forces will be informed of this detail once a decision is made.
A joint Home Office, Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), Association of Police Authorities (APA) and Police Information and Technology Organisation (PITO) working group has been established to work in conjunction with police force project teams to ensure that all ICT requirements, and associated costs, are identified.
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many knives have been handed in during the amnesty in (a) East Yorkshire constituency and (b) the east riding of Yorkshire area. 
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