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Mr. McNulty: The Crown Prosecution Service holds a record of the volume and outcome of prosecutions for domestic violence from the date of full implementation of the Compass Case Management System in 2004. No figures are held for periods before then. The number and proportion of convictions for domestic violence was as follows:
|Number of defendants||Percentage of all outcomes for domestic violence|
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) arrests, (b) convictions and (c) cautions there were in each police authority area for offences relating to (i) the possession and (ii) dealing in class (A) A, (B) B and (C) C drugs in each year since 1997. 
Mr. McNulty: Arrests data for types of drug offences by class of drug are not collected centrally. Available information for England and Wales relates to the number of persons found guilty and cautioned under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and is shown in the tables which I will place in the House Library.
Mr. Byrne: For legislation opted into in the areas of asylum and immigration I refer the right hon. Member to the answer that my right hon. Friend the Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun (Des Browne) gave to him on 7 March, 2005, Official Report, column 1596W, and to the answer that my right hon. Friend, the Member for Paisley and Renfrewshire, South (Mr. Alexander) gave to the hon. Member for Hemel Hempstead (Mike Penning) on 1 December 2005, Official Report, column 737W, and to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Surrey Heath (Michael Gove) on 18 July 2006, Official Report, column 405W. Of those measures opted-into, only the following have yet to be adopted by the EU;
Proposal for a council decision on the establishment of a mutual information procedure concerning member states measures in the areas of asylum and immigration.
Amendment to Council Regulation (EC) No. 1030/2002 of 13 June 2002 laying down a uniform format for residence permits for third-country nationals.
Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the European Return Fund for the period 2007 to 2013 as part of the general programme Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows.
Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the European Refugee Fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the general programme Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offences have been committed by persons who were electronically tagged in each year since 2001, broken down by constabulary; and how many people committed such offences in each case. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The following table sets out the number of offenders who have been cautioned, convicted or are awaiting prosecution for offences committed while they were subject to the home detention curfew scheme, as currently notified to the National Offender Management Service. It also gives a breakdown of the number of offences committed, the number of offenders released during the period onto the HDC scheme, and shows the percentage of offenders who re-offended against the number on the scheme for each period. This information is not broken down by constabulary and to do so would incur disproportionate cost.
|Number of offenders cautioned convicted or awaiting prosecution for an offence committed while they were subject to the home detention curfew scheme||Total Number of offences committed by the offenders||Total Number placed on HDC||Re-offending as a percentage of numbers placed on the scheme|
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions he has visited (a) Scotland and (b) Northern Ireland in the course of his duties over the last 12 months. 
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department by which countrys officials the first draft of the extradition treaty was drawn up; and how many draft versions were discussed before a final text was agreed. 
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many meetings were held at (a) official level and (b) ministerial level between his Department and the United States Administration to negotiate the US-UK Extradition Treaty 2003; and what the date of the first meeting was at each level. 
John Reid [holding answer 30 October 2006]: There were two formal meetings between officials, the first one of which was 20-22 May 2002. Apart from these two meetings, there were also two meetings to discuss the mechanics of negotiations and signature, one before and one after the first meeting in May 2002.
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the cost was of the re-locking exercise at HM Young Offender Institution Feltham following the key compromise situation on 29 June; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 29 June 2006, Official Report, column 642W, on foreign criminals, in what part of the letter to the chairman of the Home Affairs Committee the information requested in the question is contained. 
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what measures are in place to deal with the work previously undertaken by the Immigration and Nationality Directorate staff transferred from asylum and managed migration work to dealing with foreign prisoners. 
Mr. Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many non-EU foreign national prisoners were returned to their country of origin to complete their sentence in each of the last 10 years. 
Mr. Byrne [holding answer 11 September 2006]: The Director General of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND) wrote to the Home Affairs Select Committee on 9 October 2006 and set out, in line with the Home Secretary's requirements, the most accurate data the Department currently holds on the 1,013 foreign national prisoner cohort released without due deportation consideration, and established the mechanism by which further reports will be presented to the House.
Nick Herbert: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners have absconded from Ford Prison in each month since 1 January; what category of offences had been committed by each of these prisoners; what the term of the prison sentence was in each case; on what date each absconded; and whether the prisoner remains at large in each case. 
Willie Rennie: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what rules govern applications for (a) leave to remain and (b) British citizenship by Gurkha soldiers who have completed their service and entered the armed forces (i) after 1 July 1997 and (ii) before 1 July 1997. 
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his statements on the reform of his Department in July, who will assess whether his Department is fit for purpose; when this assessment will be made; and what criteria will be used to make the assessment. 
Mark Durkan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the number of women trafficked into the UK and sold into the sex trade in each of the last three years. 
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 11 July 2006, Official Report, column 1783W to the hon. Member for Monmouth (David T.C. Davies) on illegal working, (1) what the nature is of the work undertaken illegally by (a) failed and (b) non-failed asylum seekers; 
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what procedure he will follow with Bulgarian or Romanian nationals issued with a fixed penalty notice for working illegally in the UK who (a) cannot and (b) do not pay. 
John Reid: The Accession (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) Regulations are currently in draft form and are due to be laid before Parliament later this month, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.
These regulations will contain details of the appropriate powers and penalties applying in relation to illegally working Bulgarian and Romanian nationals and are due to come into force on 1 January 2007.
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department under what circumstances he will have powers to seek to deport EU nationals who do not comply with the proposed working restrictions. 
John Reid: Under existing EU law, the Secretary of State has the power to deport EU nationals in specified circumstances. The normal deportation powers applying to EEA nationals will be available in relation to Bulgarians and Romanians when they become EU citizens on 1 January 2007.
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