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Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what advice is issued by her Department on the circumstances and manner in which it is safe to set up a rolling police road block on motorways; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: None; this is an operational matter for the police who will decide how best to intervene in particular circumstances. The Association of Chief Police Officers' Guidance on Policing Motorways is available on the ACPO website at
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many forward facing speed cameras were deployed in (a) Southend and (b) Essex police force area in the last year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Coaker: This information is not collected centrally. I understand however, from Essex police, that they currently possess 10 front facing cameras. Further information as to their deployment is not available.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of forward facing speed cameras in (a) reducing accidents and (b) reducing the number of persons attempting to pervert the course of justice; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: The Department for Transport commissioned an independent four-year evaluation of the National Safety Camera programme. This included, in its assessment, the success of cameras within the programme in reducing the number of accidents and casualties. The report, a copy of which is in the Library, did not distinguish between front and rear facing cameras. Photographs from front facing cameras may make it easier to identify the driver of a vehicle at the time it was detected committing a speeding offence, thereby making it possible to offer a fixed penalty to or bring a prosecution against that person. Guidance on the use of speed camera photographs is issued by the Association of Chief Police Officers.
Jacqui Smith: All counter terrorism legislation, including section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (stop and search), is kept under constant review. Reviewing the effectiveness of section 44 stop and search, its impact on communities and its role as a deterrent is an important part of this work.
Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of counter- terrorism legislation, noted that work continues to improve the usage of section 44 powers in his report into the operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 in 2006. He also comments on the usage and effectiveness of stop and search and we take his recommendations very seriously.
National guidance for the police on the use of stop and search was published in July 2006. One of the key aims of the guidance is to set out a framework for the use of section 44 powers to ensure that they are used appropriately by officers on the ground. The guidance clearly states that the powers should only be used for searching for articles which could be used in connection with terrorism and that officers should have regard to the full range of other stop and search powers which may be more appropriate.
Mr. Jenkin: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many terrorist suspects have been detained for more than 14 days since the implementation of the relevant legislation; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty: The maximum period of detention pre-charge was extended to 28 days with effect from 25 July 2006. Statistics compiled from police records show that from 25 July 2006 to 06 July 2007, 10 individuals were held for over 14 days in pre-charge detention. The following table provides a breakdown of this information:
|Terrorism Act pre-charge detention statistics|
|Period of detention||No of persons held||Charged||Released w/o charge||Other result|
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers were employed on speed enforcement duties in (a) Southend and (b) Essex police in each of the last three years. 
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many representations she has received from (a) the Black Women's Rape Action Project and (b) Legal Action for Women on (i) conditions inside Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre and (ii) the treatment of detainees, with particular reference to their treatment on route to airports; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Byrne: We have received three letters directly from Black Women's Rape Action Project (BWRAP) and one jointly from BWRAP and Legal Action for Women (LAW). We have also received a number of letters via Members of Parliament from BWRAP and jointly from BWRAP and LAW. All the letters refer to the conditions inside Yarls Wood IRC and the treatment of detainees both within the centre and under escort.
The Prime Ministers Delivery Unit will report jointly to the Prime Minister and to the Chancellor and will be based in the Treasury. The Strategy Unit will continue to be based in the Cabinet Office and will report to the Prime Minister through the Minister for the Cabinet Office.
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about Gross Value Added (GVA) for Cornwall in each year since 1979. (149361)
Regional Gross Value Added(1) (GVA) data are produced using the official statistical geographies known as NUTS (Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics). GVA data exist for the NUTS2 region of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for the time period 1995-2004. These data are shown in table A. Gross Domestic Product(2) (GDP) data for Cornwall and Isles and Scilly were produced for the years 1993 and 1994. These data are shown in table B. Prior to this biannual GDP data exist for the county region of Cornwall. These data are shown in table C.
The data in tables A, B and C were calculated using different methodologies and cannot be used for a consistent time series. These data are at current prices, meaning that they are not adjusted for changes in prices over time.
(1) Gross Value Added (GVA) is Gross Domestic Product (GDP) less taxes (plus subsidies) on products.
(2) Gross Domestic Product data in table B are based on the National Accounts Blue Book 2000 and table C are based on the National Accounts Blue Book 1997 and are calculated on a different basis from the current data. Therefore they cannot be used to calculate a consistent time series.
|Table A: gross value added for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly|
|Table B: gross domestic product for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly|
|Table C: gross domestic product for Cornwall|
(2) pursuant to the answer of 27 June 2007, Official Report, column 747W, on Delivery Unit, if he will place in the Library a copy of the guidance on conducting joint reviews for use in training staff; 
Andy Burnham: PMDU has not conducted a review of financial management in the NHS, though it has worked with the Treasury and the Department of Health on a joint review of balancing DH funding and expenditure.
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