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Mr. Lidington: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department to (1) what extent the assessment of an immigration or nationality case continues while the case file is stored at the Immigration and Nationality Directorates work-in-progress hold in Croydon; 
Mr. Byrne: My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary set out in his statement of 19 July the caseload of IND, including files held at the work-in-progress hold at Beddington Cross. Information on the average length of time a case file is stored there is not available.
A file is moved to the work-in-progress hold when no executive action can, for the time being, be taken. The file can also be retrieved from the work-in-progress hold in Beddington Cross, Croydon, when it is needed.
Kate Hoey: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the Immigration and Nationality Directorate expects to find the file of the hon. Members constituent, ref: K434559; and what redress is available to those whose files have been lost. 
In the unfortunate event of a Home Office file being lost, the applicant concerned will be invited to resubmit their immigration application. Claims for compensation to replace original documents are considered on an individual basis.
Mr. Sutcliffe: We have identified intellectual property theft as a crime that requires guidelines and we have asked the sentencing guidelines council, the body responsible for producing guidelines, to look at the issues once it has dealt with more pressing priorities.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which information technology projects are being undertaken by his Department and its agencies; what the (a) start date, (b) the original planned completion date, (c) the current expected completion date, (d) the planned cost and (e) the current estimated cost is of each; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Byrne: Information relating to information technology projects in the Home Office is only collected centrally under certain circumstances. Even in those circumstances a central record is not kept of all of the project detail requested by this PQ.
|Policy/ programme||Project name /ID||Project description, scope and the key elements /sublevels||Contract duration/ envisaged contract duration (years)||Original expected cost (£ million)||Current estimate total cost (£ million)||Expected project start date/project start date (mm/yyyy)||Planned completion date (mm/yyyy)||Current expected completion (mm/yyyy)|
Strategic aim of the programme is to "create an integrated, secure border for the 21st Century". This will involve the procurement and implementation of solution to capture and analyse passenger information in advance of arrival into / departure from the UK and alert the appropriate Border Control Agencies of high risk passengers. Also replaces the current Wl system used to support clearance into the UK and watch listing of visa applications. A fuller description can be provided if necessary.
CRISP provides on-line access search/read access to six sets of police business area operational data (crime, intelligence, domestic violence, custody, firearms, firearms) and possibly access to Holmes and command and control. Software design by consortia of forces, adopted by IMPACT as a potential national solution, delivery partner to be procured to support and develop application and provide hosting.
Project less than £10 million p.a. spend; included given that overall programme exceeds £10 million. Provides visibility of existence of nominal records on own and other forces' operational systems. Started with child abuse investigation units; to be extended to other functions.
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