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Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the most recent estimate used by his Department is of the annual cost to the public purse of all alcohol-related criminal activity; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 23 Nov 2006]: The Governments Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy published in 2004 provides the most recent estimate of the costs of alcohol related crime and disorder. This estimated that the overall annual cost to England and Wales of crime and antisocial behaviour linked to alcohol misuse to be some £7.3 billion. The Strategy set out the steps we would take to tackle the problems of alcohol misuse and seek to prevent any further increase in alcohol-related harms. We are committed to taking stock on delivering the recommendations in the Strategy in 2007.
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the letter of 3 October 2006 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mr. N. Iftikhar. 
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the letter of 3 October 2006 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Ms F. Brown. 
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the letter of 3 October 2006 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Ms Zoobi Zaidi. 
Mr. Harper: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his letter of 12 September 2006, Home Office Reference C1161389, when the constituent of the hon. Member for Forest of Dean will receive the refund referred to in paragraph four. 
Sir Michael Spicer:
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the letter of 12 September 2006 from the hon. Member for West
Worcestershire on the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 27 November 2006]: Unfortunately there is no record of the letter of 12 September having been received in the Home Office. A copy of the letter was obtained direct from the hon. Member's office on 23 November, and a reply will be sent as soon as possible.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how much funding each Crime and Disorder Partnership in Yorkshire and the Humber received from (a) the Government, (b) local authorities and (c) other sources in each of the last five years; 
These figures exclude any funding allocated to CDRPs that has been targeted at certain areas, such as the Street Crime Initiative and the Tackling Violent Crime Programme, and any discretionary allocations made by the Regional Director. These data are not held centrally or would be available only at disproportionate cost.
|Home Office contribution to the safer stronger communities fund England 2006-07|
|Government Office for Yorkshire and HumberGovernment allocations to Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships 2002-03|
|Safer Communities Initiative and Communities Against Drugs Funding (predecessors of Building Safer Communities Fund)|
|Region||Top Tier Authority||CDRPs included in Top Tier||Revenue||Capital||Total Revenue payable||Total Capital payable||Total payable|
Annette Brooke: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to publish the evaluation of the pilot project in the North East using polygraphs on a group of sex offenders. 
Mr. Sutcliffe [holding answer 23 November 2006]: The final report on the pilot project, which ran from September 2003 to September 2005 in 10 probation areas, will be placed on the website of the National Probation Service shortly.
Mr. Steen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many muggings were (a) reported and (b) detected in each London borough in each of the last three years; and how many prosecutions were successful in each case. 
Mr. McNulty: Information is not available in the form requested. Mugging is not a legal term and in terms of the recorded crime statistics such offences are generally recorded under the Robbery of personal property classification. Offences recorded and detected in each Basic Command Unit in the Metropolitan Police area are given in table 1.
Court proceedings data do not distinguish between offences of robbery of personal or business property. Information taken from the Court Proceedings Database held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform showing the number of defendants proceeded at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts for robbery in Greater London, by court area, in 2003-05, is provided in table 2.
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