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Mr. Andrew Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether any people suspected of participation in the Rwandan genocide have been detained in England and Wales in the last six months. 
Joan Ryan: No one in England and Wales has been detained in the last six months on charges concerning the genocide which took place in Rwanda. But no one fleeing international justice should expect to find safe haven here.
Mr. Andrew Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions he has had with Rwandan authorities on the potential for extradition to Rwanda of people suspected of participation in the Rwandan genocide. 
Harry Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on which alleged terrorist cases involving (a) Muslims and (b) non-Muslims his Department has briefed the media in the last 12 months. 
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) what (a) meetings and (b) correspondence he has had with pressure groups and charities in each of the last five years on his Departments anti-poverty strategy; 
(2) what (a) meetings and (b) correspondence he has had with representatives of the Northern Ireland Anti-Poverty Network on the development of his Departments anti-poverty strategy in each of the last five years; 
Mr. Hanson: During the development of Lifetime Opportunities, the Governments Anti-Poverty and Social Inclusion Strategy for Northern Ireland, which was launched by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State on 13 November 2006. My officials met and corresponded with a range of pressure groups and charities from the voluntary and community sector including the Northern Ireland Anti-Poverty Network (NIAPN).
During the two extensive periods of public consultation which were held during 2004 and 2005, NIAPN on behalf of the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, co-ordinated a number of province wide workshops which provided individuals, groups and representatives from areas experiencing poverty and social exclusion with an opportunity to comment on proposals for an Anti-Poverty Strategy for Northern Ireland. In addition to providing written reports on each of the workshops NIPAN also submitted two formal consultation responses.
One of the commitments provided in Lifetime Opportunities is the establishment of a ministerially led Forum which will oversee progress made against the strategys objectives goals and targets. It is anticipated the Forum will include representatives from charities and groups from the voluntary and community sector representing the interests of individuals experiencing poverty and social exclusion.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps his Department is taking to tackle fuel poverty in Northern Ireland; what recent
assessment he has made of the level of fuel poverty in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Hanson: The Fuel Poverty Strategy which was launched in 2004 set out the Governments plans to eradicate fuel poverty in all vulnerable and social households by 2010 and in all other households by 2016. Since then over £150 million has been spent on a range of programmes to address energy inefficiency in homes and increase benefit awareness, particularly of vulnerable people who rely on benefits. The 2004 Interim House Condition Survey, which was announced earlier this year, indicated that since the last House Condition Survey in 2001 the number of fuel poor households has reduced from 203,000 to 153,500.
Paul Goggins: Mr. Kelso applied to open a new dental surgery at 14, The Square, Portaferry on 25 May 1995. The premises were inspected and approved by the Eastern Health and Social Services Board on 29 June 1995. Mr. Kelso withdrew from the Dental List at this address with effect from 31 January 2001.
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made by his Department in introducing measures to address the problem of nuisance high hedges in Northern Ireland; and why no legislation has been introduced since the conclusion of his Departments consultation on this matter in October 2005. 
David Cairns: In the absence of a place in the legislative programme, no further progress has been made since the consultation in 2005 and no legislation could be brought forward. The Department does intend to progress legislation when the programme permits.
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people were registered as homeless in each Housing Executive district in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years for which figures are available. 
Mr. Hanson: Those registered as homeless are full duty applicants: persons who are homeless, in priority need (i.e. people with families, young persons at risk of sexual or financial exploitation, single parents and vulnerable members of society) and not intentionally homeless. For the financial years 2001-02 to 2005-06 the numbers registered as homeless are as follows:
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