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Mr. Coaker: From the information collected centrally on recorded crime, it is not possible to identify recorded cases of domestic violence. Such offences are not specifically defined by law and details of the individual circumstances of offences are not collected.
Mr. Coaker: Data relate to the number of screening breath tests conducted and are available at police force areas only. The number of screening breath tests carried out in the Lancashire police force area in 2004 was 10,200.
Detailed information on screening breath tests is given in the Home Office Statistical Bulletin, Motoring Offences and Breath Test Statistics, England and Wales, 2004. The publication is available in the Library and on the Home Office website at:
Mr. Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) UK and (b) non-UK seizures there were of (i) cocaine, (ii) heroin, (iii) cannabis, (iv) LSD and (v) ecstasy within the responsibility of the Serious and Organised Crime Agency in 2006-07. 
Mr. Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what the (a) date and (b) weight was of each individual (i) UK and (ii) non-UK seizure of (A) cocaine, (B) heroin, (C) cannabis, (D) LSD and (E) ecstasy in operations involving the Serious and Organised Crime Agency in 2006-07; 
(2) which agencies were responsible for each (a) UK and (b) non-UK seizure of (i) cocaine, (ii) heroin, (iii) cannabis, (iv) LSD and (v) ecstasy in operations involving the Serious and Organised Crime Agency in 2006-07; and in which country each individual seizure is being prosecuted. 
Paul Rowen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many complaints of (a) racial discrimination and (b) sex discrimination have been made against Greater Manchester police by (i) all employees, (ii) all police officers and (iii) officers above the rank of inspector in the last five years. 
Mr. McNulty [holding answer 12 June 2007]: The available data on the number of compensation claims are available from 2002-03 onwards and are given in the table. The data are not available by staff type or rank.
|Compensation claims brought against GMP by police employees, from 31 March 2003 to 31 March 2006|
|Race discrimination||Sex discrimination|
Harry Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the time scale is for the internal police inquiry into the handling of honour killings; whether the results of the inquiry will be made public; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: After an internal review by the Metropolitan Police Services Professional Standards Directorate, the recent honour killing case involving Miss Banaz Mahmod was referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) for investigation on 13 June 2007.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if the right hon. Member for Birmingham Hodge Hill will attend a meeting of the all
party group on trafficking in women and children with Ms Liz Hermer, Head of Immigration Services, as requested in the letter from the hon. Member for Totnes of 16 April, to give a presentation on child asylum seekers and their traffickers. 
Mr. Byrne [holding answer 12 June 2007]: The letter of 16 April was delayed in reaching my office. I wrote to the hon. Member on 19 June to advise that Lin Homer, Chief Executive of the Border and Immigration Agency, will attend on my behalf and her office will be in touch to arrange a suitable date and time.
Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what response he has made to the conclusions of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the decision to bring in biometric immigration documents for all non-EU nationals in the UK next year. 
Mr. Byrne: I have written to the Joint Committee on Human Rights in response to their Report on the UK Borders Bill. My response addresses all the points raised by the Committee, including those on biometric immigration documents.
The National IP Crime Strategy, led by the UK Intellectual Property Office, aims to co-ordinate the work done by the range of government enforcement agencies and industry bodies in order to tackle the problem posed by counterfeiting and piracy. One of the key priorities of the strategy has been to develop a national intelligence database, to share information and better join up enforcement strategies. The UK-IPO will continue to work with industry, police, customs and others to ensure that the database effectively facilitates information collection, sharing and effective targeting of resources.
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to answer the letter dated 11 April from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton on Mrs P. Akhtar. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 20 June 2007]: Information on the number of persons found guilty at all courts for stabbings is not available because the individual circumstances of offences are not centrally collected. As a result, data on convictions for offences involving stabbings cannot be separated from cases of murder, manslaughter and assaults etc. and cannot be provided.
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 20 June 2007]: It is not possible to identify the number of people convicted of knife crime who were suffering from mental illness because the individual circumstances of offenders are not centrally collected.
Joan Ryan: The information requested is not available centrally. The use of another persons identification details (or the use of false identification details), often referred to as identity theft, is not in itself an offence in law. It is the action that is undertaken, using those identification details, that needs to be considered in respect of whether an offence has occurred and should be recorded.
With regard to online fraud, this is not a separately defined offence in law and such instances will be recorded under the appropriate fraud classification depending on the circumstances of the offence.
Mrs. Moon: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police officers and (b) police community support officers were based in Bridgend constituency in each of the last 10 years. 
Mr. McNulty: The available data are for the Bridgend Basic Command Unit (BCU) and are given in the following table. Data for police officers are available from 2003 onwards, and for police community support officers from 2005 onwards.
|Police officer strength (FTE)( 1) for Bridgend Basic Command Unit, as at 31 March 2003 to 31 March 2006( 2)|
|As at 31 March each year|
|(1) This table contains full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items. (2) Data are not available prior to 2002-03.|
|Police community support officer strength (FTE)( 1) for Bridgend Basic Command Unit, as at 30 June 2005 to 30 June 2006( 2)|
|As at 30 June each year|
|(1). This table contains full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items. (2). This collection was undertaken by the Home Office Police Productivity Unit and does not form part of the "Police Service Strength" statistical series.|
Mark Pritchard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research his Department has undertaken to compare the effects of mixed gender and single gender frontline policing in local communities. 
Mr. McNulty: Home Office research programme on policing has not included any research to compare the effects of mixed gender frontline policing in local communities and single gender frontline policing. The National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) has operational responsibility in this area and I am advised by the NPIA that they currently have no plans to carry out research into effects of mixed gender and single gender frontline policing.
Mr. Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police response vehicles were in road accidents while on operational duty in each of the last five years; how many injuries were sustained by (a) police officers and (b) police community support officers in such accidents; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty: The available data refer to all vehicles being used for a police purpose and to all police personnel, not separately to police officers and police community support officers. They cover the period from 2002-03. The information is given in the following tables.
|Number of road traffic collisions on public roads involving police vehicles, from 2002-03 to 2005-06: England and Wales|
|Number of accidents|
|(1) Data not available for Durham and West Midlands.|
(2) Data not available for Cleveland, Leicestershire and South Wales.
|Number of police personnel casualties resulting from those road traffic accidents during immediate/emergency response, from 2002-03 to 2005-06 , England and Wales|
|Fatal injury||Serious injury||Other injury|
|(1) Data not available for Durham, Metropolitan police (other injury only), North Yorkshire and West Midlands.|
(2) Data not available for Dorset and Leicestershire.
(3) Data not available for Nottinghamshire.
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