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Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions for under-age tobacco sales there were in each year since 1997; and how many convictions resulted from these prosecutions. 
Mr. McNulty: Data extracted from the court proceedings database held by the Office for Criminal Justice reform showing the number of defendants proceeded against and found guilty for under-age tobacco sales is shown in the following table.
|Number of defendants prosecuted against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts, for under-age tobacco sales, England and Wales, 1997 to 2005( 1,)( )( 2)|
|Proceeded against||Found guilty|
|(1 )These data are on the principal offence basis. (2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.|
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been (a) arrested for trespass and (b) stopped by police on suspicion of trespassing in each of the designated areas established by the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 since their designation. 
The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 defines a "designated" site as meaning a site specified or described in an order by the Secretary of State. A "protected" site is defined as a nuclear site or a
designated site. Therefore, all designated sites and nuclear licensed sites are protected sites.
Her Majestys Naval base Clyde
RAF Brize Norton
RAF Menwith Hill
Royal Naval Armaments Depot Coulport
Sea Mounting Centre Marchwood.
Since 2005, 11 arrests have been made by the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) for trespass; one at Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Aldermaston, two at RAF Menwith Hill and eight at RAF Lakenheath. No one has been stopped by the MDP on suspicion of trespass in any of the designated areas.
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department further to the answer of 5 March 2007, Official Report, column 1769W, on work permits, to applicants of which 10 nationalities the most work permits carrying a potential entitlement to settlement in the UK were granted in (a) 2001 and (b) 2005. 
Statistics on grants of settlement on the basis of employment are published annually in table 5.4 of the Command Paper entitled Control of
Immigration: Statistics United Kingdom. The latest edition is that for 2005. Copies are available from the Library of the House and on the Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate website at:
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of work permit applications made by IT professionals were successful in the last period for which figures are available; and what percentage of work permits awarded in that period were granted to IT professionals. 
Justine Greening: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the population of (a) secure children's homes, (b) secure training centres and (c) young offender institutions was in each month since March 2006; and if he will make a statement. 
|Number held in secure children s homes, secure training centres, and young offender institutions March 2006 to February 2007|
|Secure children's homes||Secure training centres||Young offender institutions|
1. Secure children's homes and secure training centres are for under 18-year-olds only. Young offender institutions also hold those aged 18+.
2. Secure children's home figures do not include young people placed by local authorities for welfare reasons
Dr. Vis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) boys and (b) girls under the age of 18 years were received into young offenders institutions (i) under sentence and (ii) on remand in each year between 2000 and 2006. 
The figures given in this answer relating to the numbers of prisoners held in prison establishments have been drawn from administrative IT systems. Although care is taken when processing and analysing the returns, the detail collected is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system, and although shown to the last individual the figures may not be accurate to that level.
|Receptions of under 18-year-olds into prison establishments in England and Wales 2000-05|
(i) 2000 to 2002, Prison Statistics in England and Wales;
(ii) 2002 to 2005, Offender Management Caseload Statistics 2005.
Dr. Vis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) boys and (b) girls were received into (i) secure training centres and (ii) local authority secure children's homes in each year between 2000 and 2006. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The following table shows information provided by the Youth Justice Board on the number of receptions of young people under 18 into secure training centres and secure childrens homes in England and Wales in each year from 2002 to 2006. Figures for 2000 and 2001 are not available. The receptions into secure childrens homes do not include children placed there by local authorities for welfare reasons.
|Receptions of young people under 18 into secure children s homes and secure training centres, 2002-06|
|Secure Training Centres||Secure Children s Homes|
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