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Mr. Tyrie: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much has been spent by his Department on Private Finance Initiative projects postponed pending further consideration or stopped in the last 12 months. 
Adam Price: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many post office branches there were in (a) 1997 and (b) the latest month for which figures are available, broken down by UK standard region. 
The questions raised relate to operational matters for which Post Office Ltd. is directly responsible. The company compiles figures for post office branches in each parliamentary
constituency on an annual basis. This information is placed in and is available from the House of Commons Library.
Malcolm Wicks: Under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989, the Secretary of State decides whether or not to grant permission for construction for a power station in England and Wales of above 50MW (or of above 1MW in the territorial sea) of any type, following an application being submitted to him.
It is difficult to predict the length of this process, since the time taken to decide an application depends on a number of factors, including the complexity of the project, environmental factors, the views of persons affected by the proposed development and whether there is to be a public inquiry.
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Department for Trade and Industry abides by a Welsh Language scheme which came into operation in August 2000. The scheme sets out the services that the Department delivers in Welsh to the Welsh speaking public.
Malcolm Wicks: The DTI Offshore Wind Capital Grants scheme requires that grant holders submit annual reports for three years following the commissioning of the windfarm. These reports contain a range of performance and operational data. Copies of these reports can be found on the DTI website on the publications pages at:
Scroby Sands Annual ReportDecember 2005 http://www.dti.gov.uk/files/file32785.pdf
North Hoyle Annual ReportJune 2005 Part 1 http://www.dti.gov.uk/files/file32843.pdf
North Hoyle Annual ReportJune 2005 Part 2 http://www.dti.gov.uk/files/file32844.pdf
The department does not monitor performance for individual onshore windfarms. However the renewables sector as a whole is monitored and details can be found on the Renewable Energy Statistics (Restats) database at:
Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) antisocial behaviour orders and (b) fixed penalty notices have been issued in each (i) police authority area and (ii) local authority area in each year since they were introduced. 
Mr. McNulty: A table giving the number of antisocial behaviour orders issued annually at all courts, by criminal justice system (CJS) area, as reported to the Home Office by the Court Service, up to 30 September 2005 (latest available), can be found on the Crime Reduction website at www.crimereduction.gov.uk. 41 of the 42 CJS areas are coterminous with police force areas (PFAs). Greater London covers both the Metropolitan and City of London PFAs. The table is further broken down into local government authority areas in which prohibitions are imposed within orders.
The Penalty Notices for Disorder (PND) Scheme was brought into effect in England and Wales in 2004 to provide police with a quick and effective means of dealing with a number of minor disorder offences. Under the scheme, a fixed penalty is issued to the offender who has 21 days to either pay the fine or seek a court hearing. Data on the number of PNDs issued for all offences in 2004, and provisional data for 2005, are provided in the following table. It is not possible to provide the number of PNDs by local authority area as this is not collected centrally.
|Number of penalty notices for disorder issued for all offences by police force area. England and Wales 2004 (final) and 2005 provisional data( 1)|
|Number of PNDs issued in:|
|Police force area||2004||2005( 2)|
|(1) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.|
(2) Provisional data.
Harry Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the distribution of anti-terrorist funding is based on an assessment of the degree of risk; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty: UK funding for counter-terrorism and related matters has been increased on a number of occasions since the events of 11 September 2001. In each case, the funding was increased to meet emerging needs, including management of the relevant risks. By 2008, annual spending on counter-terrorism, intelligence, and resilience will reach £2 billion, which is double what it was prior to 9/11.
Mr. McNulty: Findings from the 2003 Offending, Crime and Justice Survey revealed that 44 per cent. of young adults (18 to 24-year-olds) were identified as binge drinkers (i.e. they felt very drunk at least once a month).
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what supervisory measures will be employed to stop prisoners held at Connaught Barracks, Dover entering the grounds of the Duke of York's Military School, Dover; 
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