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The NT Prison Service also has a policy of continuing community substitution programmes when a prisoner is committed to prison; this has been in place since September 2004. This aspect cannot be accurately costed as much depends on the drug and dosage used and the length of time that the individual is kept on the programmesome will still be on it when discharged. The number of prisoners involved is as follows:
In addition, the Prison Service has a detailed detoxification protocol which sets out recommendations for treatment and support to prisoners who allege that they are addicted to drugs or alcohol but who are not participating in a community substitution programme. It is not possible to put a cost against such treatments or identify the number of prisoners treated.
Mr. Lidington: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many victims of racist incidents have been helped under the Practical Actions scheme of his Departments Community Safety Unit since the schemes inception. 
Mr. Hanson: The Practical Actions scheme has been developed by the Community Safety Unit in partnership with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and the PSNI. The scheme provides personal and home security measures to victims of hate incidents where an individual has suffered a hate incident at or near their home or where an individuals home has been damaged as a result of a hate incident. The scheme has been available to victims since February and to date two victims of racist incidents have received support under the scheme.
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if Translink will make an estimate of the cost of providing a passing loop in the Ballykelly area for trains between Coleraine and Londonderry. 
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what recent representations he has made to the Scottish Executive in relation to the upgrading of (a) the A75 Stranraer to Dumfries Road and (b) the A77 Stranraer to Ayr road. 
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many schools the Minister for Higher and Further Education has visited since her appointment to the Department, broken down by (a) management type and (b) education and library board; and if he will make a statement. 
Maria Eagle: Since my appointment to the Department of Employment and Learning, as Minister for Further and Higher Education, I have not visited any schools. However, as Minister for Education, I have visited a total of 13 schools:
(a) Broken down by management typegrant maintained integrated, three Roman Catholic maintained, seven controlled and two voluntary grammar.
(b) Broken down by education and library boardfour in the SEELB, five in the BELB, one in the WELB and three in the NEELB.
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what estimate he has made of the amount of water lost through leakage in Northern Ireland in each of the last three years for which figures are available. 
You recently asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland a Parliamentary Question about what estimate he has made of the amount of water lost through leakage in Northern Ireland in each of the last three years for which figures are available (128137). I have been asked to reply as this issue falls within my responsibility as Chief Executive of Water Service.
The estimated level of water lost through leakage in the three years from 2003/04 to 2005/06 is as follows:-
The final outturn for March 2007 is not yet available but Water Service is on schedule to achieve its set target of 61,685 Megalitres.
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many hosepipe bans were introduced in Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years; how many breaches of each ban were recorded; and what penalty was enforced in each case. 
You recently asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland a Parliamentary Question about how many hosepipe bans were introduced in Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years; how many breaches of each ban were recorded; and what penalty was enforced in each case (128138). I have been asked to reply as this issue falls within my responsibility as Chief Executive of Water Service.
No hosepipe bans have been introduced in Northern Ireland in the last 10 years. Temporary prohibitions on non-essential hosepipe usage were last introduced in 1995. Anyone contravening the ban would have been liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £200. Water Service has no record of any convictions during that time.
Mr. Woolas: The Government have agreed a protocol on the production of non-statutory guidance with the Local Government Association. As such we are working with the Local Government Association, the Improvement and Development Agency and a range of other stakeholders to ensure that there is appropriate advice available to help local authorities develop effective local charters with local communities; and to fit them coherently into the overall sustainable community strategy for the area..
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 31 January 2007, Official Report, columns 314-5W, on religious groups, which (a) Hindu, (b) Sikh and (c) Muslim organisations received funding from the communities capacity building fund in each of the last five years; and how much has been allocated to each organisation for 2006-07. 
The faith communities capacity building fund was established in 2005, with the first round of grants to organisations being made in 2006-07. A list of all those organisations which received funding in the first round 2006-07, including the details of funding amounts for each organisation can be obtained from
the community development foundation (CDF) website www.cdf.org.uk. A breakdown of this information by faith group is also available in the House Library.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many council houses are owned by (a) local authorities and (b) housing associations in each London borough; and how many additional houses have been provided by (i) local authorities and (ii) housing associations in each of the last 10 years. 
The numbers of social rent housing units built or acquired in each London borough in each of the last 10 years are tabulated as follows. The majority of public sector investment for new social housing goes to housing associations as they can lever in around 40 per cent. independent borrowing and deliver more units than local authorities for a given amount of public subsidy. The Government are currently looking at ways for local authorities to play a greater role in building more homes.
|Social rent housing units built or acquired by local authority area: London|
Of the figures shown 303 units were provided by local authorities with the remainder provided by registered social landlords (RSLs). Includes RSL units with Housing Corporation funding and those funded solely through section 106 agreements.
Housing Corporation, local authorities
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