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Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will place in the Library the secondary curriculum programmes of study and level descriptions produced by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) secondary curriculum review as approved by the QCA board on 14 December 2006. 
Jim Knight: On 14 December, the QCA Board considered and endorsed drafts of programmes of study and level descriptions. A number of minor changes were made to these drafts following the Board meeting before final versions were recommended to the Department for consultation on 18 January. Copies of the final versions have already been placed in the Library.
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many incidents of domestic violence were recorded in each Police Service of Northern Ireland District Command Unit in each of the last three years. 
Paul Goggins: PSNI have provided the following table which details statistics relating to the number of incidents with a domestic motivation, broken down by DCU, Urban and Rural Region, during each of the last three years.
|Incidents with a domestic motivation|
|Total number of incidents|
|2004-05||2005-06||1 April 2006 to 31 January 2007( 1)|
|(1) Figures are provisional and may be subject to revision.|
Domestic motivated incidents cover all such occurrences, whether a crime has been committed or not.
Central Statistics Unit, PSNI
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people were (a) charged with and (b) convicted of domestic violence related offences in Northern Ireland in each of the last three years; and what sentence was imposed in each case in which no legal proceedings are active. 
Paul Goggins: The PSNI are unable to provide the conviction statistics as requested. However, the following table details statistics relating to incidents, offences recorded and offences cleared(1) for domestically motivated incidents in each of the last three years.
(1) A crime may be cleared by any of the following: taken into consideration; charged; summons issued; adult caution; adult informed warning; juvenile informed warning; juvenile restorative caution; juvenile prosecutorial diversion; under age; complainant declined to prosecute, no prosecution directed and offender died before proceedings.
|Domestic motivation: incidents, recorded crimes and clearance rates|
|Northern Ireland||2004-05||2005-06( 1)||1 April 2006 - 31 January 2007( 1,)( )( 2)|
|(1 )Breaches of non-molestation orders have been counted as offences in Northern Ireland under Home Office Counting Rules since 1 April 2005. Therefore it is not feasible to make a comparison with the figures for 2004-05.|
(2 )These figures are provisional and may be subject to revision.
Domestic motivated incidents cover all such occurrences, whether a crime has been committed or not. When using incident figures in conjunction with crime figures.
Domestic motivated crimes are included within the incident figures, and that more than one crime may be recorded in a single incident.
Domestic crime figures do not include assault on police.
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland pursuant to the answer of 4 December 2006, Official Report, column 94W, on local government reorganisation, if he will place in the Library a copy of the consultants' report. 
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many representations his Department has received (a) in support of and (b) in opposition to the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006; and if he will make a statement on the implementation of the Regulations in Northern Ireland. 
Mr. Hanson: The Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister received 373 responses to the consultation on the regulations. Question one to that consultation asked; do you agree that the new sexual orientation Regulations should apply to goods, facilities and services? The Department received 27 responses to that question; 26 supported the introduction of the regulations and one opposed.
In addition, the Department received 287 responses to the questions concerning the application of a religious exemption. Of these, 272 expressed a desire for inclusion of an exemption for religious organisations and expressed views on the extent of that exemption, but did not express outright opposition to the regulations; 15 argued for no exemptions at all.
The Department has also received 693 correspondence cases on the subject. Of these, three have expressed their support for the regulations. The rest have expressed either opposition, or sought amendments, to the regulations.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which local authorities have made representations to her Department stating that their additional funding for concessionary bus travel is insufficient to meet their new costs. 
Mr. Woolas: During the recent consultation on the 2007-08 local government finance settlement, the following local authorities and local authority groups made representations on the amount of funding for concessionary fares being insufficient to meet costs:
London borough of Havering
Unitary Special Interest Group
East Dorset district council
Nuneaton and Bedworth district council
Leeds city council
Stockton-on-Tees borough council
Brent borough council
Shrewsbury and Atcham district council
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