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|Number of penalty notices for disorder issued for alcohol-related offences( 1) In England and Wales to offenders aged 16 and over, by quarter, 2004-05 and January to June 2006 provisional data( 2)|
|Quarter 1||Quarter 2||Quarter 3||Quarter 4|
|(1) See offence list for offences which make up PND alcohol offences.|
(2) 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 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.
(3) January to June provisional data.
Being guilty while Drunk of disorderly behaviour
Sale of alcohol to a drunken person(1)
Supply of alcohol to a person under 18(1)
Sale of alcohol to person under 18(1)
Purchase alcohol for person under 18(1)
Purchase alcohol for person under 18 for consumption on the premises
Delivery of alcohol to person under 18 or allowing such delivery(1)
Being found drunk in a highway or other public place
Consumption of alcohol in public place
Consumption of alcohol by under 18 on relevant premises(1)
Allowing consumption of alcohol by under 18 on relevant premises(1)
Buying or Attempting to buy alcohol for person under 18(1)
(1) Offences came into force on 1 November 2004
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what inspections Amnesty International have made of conditions in British prisons in each of the last five years; and what the (a) duration and (b) nature was of each such visit. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: There is no record of any centrally arranged visits by Amnesty International to any prison in England and Wales in the last five years, nor have any reports on such visits been received. HM Inspectorate of Prisons conducts regular inspections of all prisons in England and Wales and the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture also has the right to enter and inspect prisons in the UK. Amnesty International does not carry out inspections of prisons in England and Wales.
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when Amnesty International has visited class A (a) prisons and (b) prisons where prisoners are being held under terrorism legislation in each of the last two years. 
Mr. Spellar: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what action his Department is taking to protect anglers from attacks by anti-fishing extremists; and what consultation has been undertaken with angling organisations. 
Mr. McNulty: We condemn attacks on individuals enjoying lawful recreational activities such as angling. While the Government supports a persons right to protest lawfully about activities they oppose, people also have a right to be free to carry out their lawful business or recreation without fear of intimidation or violence.
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State with responsibility for Policing, Security and Community Safety, my hon. Friend the Member is meeting representatives of the angling community next month to discuss their concerns about anti-angling activities and to look at what more can be done to protect anglers.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) males and (b) females have been (i) prosecuted and (ii) convicted of anti-Semitic violence in (A) Southend, (B) Essex and (C) England and Wales in the last 12 months, broken down by age. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: It is not possible to identify from data collected by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform, those prosecutions, or convictions which relate to anti-Semitic behaviour as the data are not collected at this level of detail.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many reports of anti-Semitism have been reported in (a) Southend, (b) Essex and (c) England and Wales in the last 12 months. 
any incident which is regarded as racist by the victim or any other person.
This is the definition recommended by the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry and as a consequence the statistics available do not distinguish between religiously and racially aggravated crime, or, more specifically, anti-Semitic incidents.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what recent representations he has received from (a) hon. Members, (b) Members of the House of Lords, (c) organisations and (d) members of the public on anti-Semitism in England and Wales; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) what recent discussions (a) Ministers and (b) officials have had with representatives of the Jewish community to discuss anti-Semitism in England and Wales; what reply was given; and if he will make a statement. 
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, her ministerial team, and her officials have met with various community stakeholders to discuss a broad range of issues. Anti-Semitism may well have been raised as one such issue during these often wide-ranging discussions. Similarly the Secretary of State also receives many representations, and correspondence, from a broad cross-section of society on many wide- ranging issues, in which anti-Semitism may well have been raised.
For example, the Secretary of State, recently met with the Chief Rabbi where general issues concerning the Jewish community were discussed, and more recently received a representation from the Labour Friends of Israel which includes Members from both the House of Commons and House of Lords. My hon. Friend the Minister for Local Government and Community Cohesion recently met with the Board of Deputies of British Jews to discuss issues affecting the Jewish community, and with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to discuss its future work plans. He more recently met with my hon. Friend the Member for Bassetlaw (John Mann) the co-chair of the all party parliamentary inquiry into anti-Semitism to discuss the Inquiry's report. I have also helped chair one of the two meetings of the Faith Communities Consultative Council this year, which Jewish representatives are part of, to discuss faith related issues. Officials from the Cohesion and Faiths Unit have also recently met with my hon. Friend the Member for Bassetlaw and officials supporting the All Party Committee into Anti-Semitism to discuss progress towards production of the Government's response to the inquiry's report. Few records were kept of these discussions however, where they exist arrangements will be made to place copies in the Library.
Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) prosecutions have been made and (b) fixed penalty notices have been issued by (i) police and (ii) local authorities for (A) fly tipping, (B) graffiti, (C) dog fouling, (D) the dropping of litter and (E) parking offences in each of the last 20 years. 
Mr. McNulty: Available information on fixed penalty notices issued by the police and penalty charge notices issued by local authority parking attendants is provided in table 1, from 1997-2004 (latest available). For police issued fixed penalty notices, the information relates to all offences of obstruction, waiting and parking.
The number of fixed penalty notices issued by local authorities for the offences of graffiti, dog fouling and the dropping of litter are included in table 2. These figures only include those notices issued by English authorities, as the Secretary of State can only request this information of the English authorities. The National Assembly of Wales is responsible for collecting this information in Wales.
Data from the Court Proceedings Database held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform showing the number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts for offences related to fly tipping, littering and
dog fouling in England and Wales for the years 1997-2004, broken down by police force area, can be viewed in table 3.
|Table 1: Fixed penalty notices and penalty charge notices issued for breaches of obstruction, waiting and parking regulations( 1,2) England and Wales, 1997-2004|
|(1) Fixed penalty notices issued by police (including traffic wardens) for breaches under relevant statutes. (2) Penalty charge notices issued by local authority parking attendants under decriminalised parking enforcement powers. (3) England only from 1997 to 2002. Note: 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 and local authorities. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their limitations are taken into account when those data are used. Source: RDS - Office for Criminal Justice Reform Ref: PQ 229-06|
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