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Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what forecast he has made of the number of individuals who will have profiles on the National DNA Database in the next (a) one, (b) two and (c) five years, broken down by ethnicity. 
John Reid: A forecast of the total number of people expected to be on the NDNAD (not broken down by ethnicity) was produced for internal purposes in early 2006, giving an estimate of the total number of individuals expected to be on the Database in each year between 2007 and 2010. The then Home Office Minister of State, my right hon. Friend the Member for Leigh (Andy Burnham) made this public in response to a question from the hon. Member for Ashford (Damian Green) on 18 April 2006, Official Report, column 290W. In a further reply to the hon. Member on 2 May 2006, Official Report, column 1409W, he stated that there were no plans to estimate the future composition of the database by age, gender or ethnicity.
John Reid: A study is being conducted of the issues involved in identifying and removing replicate profiles from the NDNAD, which is expected to report by the end of the year. Plans for handling of replicate profiles will then be made in the light of the conclusions.
Mr. Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people work in the National DNA Database Quality Team; what specialist training they receive; and if he will make a statement. 
All members of the team are trained to use the National DNA Database (NDNAD). Three members of the team also attended a formal Police National Computer training course while working in the police service. The other two members of the team are awaiting formal PNC training.
The team is extremely experienced in dealing with PNC and NDNAD issues. Three members of the team are retired police officers who between them served over 87 years in the police service; the other two members of the team between them have over 12 years experience of working for the NDNAD Service Delivery Team.
Mr. Steen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many under-age victims of human trafficking were returned by the Government to their country of origin when they reached 18 years old in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Byrne [holding answer 5 March 2007]: The Border and Immigration Agency does not hold central records of the number of trafficked children, returned to their country of origin on reaching the age of 18 in the last five years.
The Government published their UK Action Plan on Tackling Human Trafficking on 23 March 2007. On the same day, my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary signed the Council of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings. Signature of the Convention marks a real commitment to implement the obligations it imposes and will provide a framework for the minimum rights and protection of all identified victims of trafficking, including those who reach the age of 18, having been trafficked to the UK as children. The Government are currently working through the detail of what is required to implement the convention effectively.
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 16 April 2007, Official Report, column 459W, on identity cards, how long he expects the initial development period of the Employer Verification Service to be; and how he will set charges once the development period comes to an end. 
John Reid: The development of the Border and Immigration Agency Employer Verification Service will continue throughout 2007. A charging model for any future checking service has not been defined but we will continue to keep this matter under review.
Mr. Coaker: We are conducting a full evaluation of the impact of the Licensing Act 2003 on crime and disorder. This is ongoing and is due to be published towards the end of 2007. A separate monitoring exercise is looking at the impact of the Act on police recorded violent crime and criminal damage. Interim results from this exercise were published in July 2006. They show that there has been no change in the overall volume or timing of offences following the introduction of the Act. No separate arrangements have been made to examine the impact of the Act in Bridgend.
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to reply to the letter to him dated 12 February from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Ms Geniene Patricia Williams. 
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many migrant workers are registered in (a) Wales, (b) England, (c) Scotland and (d) Northern Ireland, broken down by country of origin. 
Mr. Byrne [holding answer 12 March 2007]: Work permits may be issued for periods of up to five years. The following table displays the number of currently valid work permits issued to non-EU citizens, plus Bulgaria and Romania, according to the area of the UK for which they provided an employer address.
Data on the Worker Registration Scheme (WRSEU citizens) is published quarterly in the Accession Monitoring Report (broken down by post office region), which can be accessed through the following website:
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:
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