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Mr. Brazier: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people operating child prostitutes have been (a) charged, (b) convicted and (c) deported in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Coaker: The number of defendants proceeded against in magistrates in England and Wales under Sections 25, 26 and 28 of the 1956 Sexual Offences Act and Sections 10,14 ,48 and 49 of the 2003 Sexual Offences Act are as follows: The sudden rise in convictions for 2004, is explained by the increase in cases being prosecuted under the new Sexual Offences Act 2003, which came into force on 1 May, 2004.
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No figures are available as to the nationality or immigration status of the defendants
Mr. Mullin: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to provide a substantive response to the letter from the hon. Member for Sunderland, South of 24 March 2006 regarding Mr. Leonard Monteba Kasongo (CTS 11017/6). 
Mr. Byrne: The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State wrote to my hon. Friend on 24 April 2006 and 6 June 2006. It is expected that a substantive response to these representations will be provided by the Immigration and Nationality Directorate within the next few weeks.
Chris Huhne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent estimate he has made of the carbon emissions of his Department; what commitment he has made to reducing such emissions; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Byrne: The most recent estimate of the carbon emissions of the Home Office was the figure reported within the Sustainable Development in Government Report published by the Sustainable Development Commission on 16 December 2005. During the period 2004-05, the Home Office achieved an 11 per cent. reduction in total energy per m(2) since the baseline year. The Department is committed to meet its targets under the framework including those recently announced by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister.
Mr. Heath: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether any convicted person suspected of being a member of the Yardies has been released from detention without deportation. 
Mr. Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what police detection rates have been of crimes committed by (a) adults, (b) young offenders and (c) juveniles, in each of the last nine years for which figures are available, broken down by offence. 
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 17 May 2006, Official Report, column 1035W, on the diversity champion, if he will break down the £900,000 planned expenditure by main budget heading; and if he will make a statement. 
[holding answer 25 May 2006]: Of the £900,000 planned expenditure, £620,000 covers staff costs and £280,000 covers non-pay running costs. This includes training and development for Home Office staff to meet our statutory obligations under the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 and forthcoming
equality legislation, the publication costs for our equality schemes and the running costs of the Race and Diversity Action Team.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions have been mounted against those accused of using a hand-held mobile telephone while driving in each year the law has been in operation, broken down by police authority; and how many of those prosecutions were successful. 
Mr. McNulty: Available information taken from the Court Proceedings Database held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform for the years 2003-04 (latest available) is given in the table. 2005 data will be available early in 2007.
|Proceedings and findings of guilt at magistrates courts for the offence of use of hand held mobile phone while driving( 1) by police force area, England and Wales, 2003-04|
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|(1) Offences under the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, Regulations 110 (1), 110 (2) and 110 (3). Introduced 1 December 2003. Source: Court Proceedings Database.|
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