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Mr. Paice: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders have been issued to 10 to 17-year-olds in Cambridgeshire in each year since their introduction; and how many in each year had individual support orders attached. 
The number of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) is given in the following table. There
have been no individual support orders (ISOs) issued in Cambridgeshire up to the end of December 2005 which is the latest period for which data are available. In April this year we completed a survey of 60 areas on support available for young people on ASBOs. The headline results support anecdotal information from practitioners that where ISOs are not being made it is mostly because they are already receiving other interventions from the Youth Offending Team (YOT). The courts are obliged to consider making an ISO every time they make an ASBO on a 10 to 17-year-old and must give a reason in open court if they decide not to do so. The use of ISOs continues to be actively promoted by the Youth Justice Board (YJB) and the Home Office as an aid to helping YOTs fulfil their role in tackling antisocial behaviour.
|Persons aged 10 to 17: Number of antisocial behaviour orders issued at all courts as reported to the Home Office by the Court Service by area and year, April 1999( 1) to December 2005|
|(1) No age details available for the period April 1999 to May 2000. Note: 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. 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. Paice: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders have been issued in (a) Cambridgeshire, (b) south Cambridgeshire and (c) east Cambridgeshire in each year since their introduction. 
|Nu mber of ASBOs issued at all courts, as reported to the Home Office by the Court Service, by period and where restrictions are imposed within local authority areas, up to 31 December 2005|
|Cambridgeshire||East Cambridgeshire DC( 2)||South Cambridgeshire DC( 3)|
|n/a = not available|
(1) Between 1 April 1999 and 31 May 2000 data were collected on aggregate numbers only by police force area (pfa).
(2) Three orders cover all E and W.
(3) Two orders cover all E and W.
1. This local authority area table differs from criminal justice system area (cjsa) tables in that an issuing court can be outside the area in which the have been imposed. For example, an issuing court may be in Hampshire (cjsa) but restrictions apply solely to a local authority area within Dorset.
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. 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.
|B8ii: Number of ASBOs proven in court to have been breached( 1) in Cambridgeshire as reported to the Home Office, in each year from 1 June 2000 and 31 December 2005|
|Total ASBOs breached in:|
|(1) Some of the ASBOs in the table have been breached in more than one year and have therefore been counted more than once. Breaches are counted in this table in the area of breach.|
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.
|Assaults( 1) on police officers from 2000-01 to 2004-05( 2,3)|
|(1) Data collated on behalf of and published by HMIC in its Chief Inspector of Constabularys Annual Reports.|
(2) Financial year runs 1 April to 31 March inclusive.
(3) Data for 2005-06 and 2006-07 have been collated but have not yet been validated. HMIC have advised that they will no longer be publishing this dataset in their annual report.
(4) Metropolitan police and City of London police. Metropolitan police was unable to provide data for 2000-01.
Mr. Byrne: The safety on return of unsuccessful asylum seekers from Eritrea is, as with all other nationalities, considered on an individual basis against the background of current information from a wide range of well-recognised sources about the situation in Eritrea. Those who are found not to be in need of international protection and have no legal basis of stay in the UK may return voluntarily. Where an individual does not return voluntarily, removal may be enforced. Enforced removals will only be undertaken where we are satisfied the individual has no protection needs.
Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many complaints of lost documentation have the Border and Immigration Agency received from members of the public in the last 12 months. 
Mr. Byrne: For the period 1 October 2006 to 30 September 2007, 183 complaints of lost documentation were recorded centrally. However, there will be instances where individuals will have written direct to various business areas which will not have been recorded centrally. It is not possible to state a more precise figure.
Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions the Border and Immigration Agency has paid compensation to members of the public for lost documentation over the last 12 months; and how much compensation was paid over that period. 
Mr. Byrne: Such a level of detail is not required for the purposes of our ordinary financial reporting or accounting. This information is therefore not routinely available from one source within the Department and could be collected only at disproportionate cost.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the (a) average and (b) target length of time taken between the receipt of a letter by the Borders and Immigration Agency from an hon. Member and the sending of a substantive reply has been in the last period for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Byrne: In the period 1 January to 31 March 2007, the last period full data is available for, the average length of time it took the Border and Immigration Agency to reply to a letter from an hon. Member was 17.34 working days.
The Border and Immigration Agencys target is to respond to 95 per cent. of Members letters on immigration and nationality related matters within 20 working days. The Agency has already improved significantly from 34 per cent. in 2004 to 54 per cent. in 2005, 78 per cent. in 2006 and should achieve more than 85 per cent. in 2007.
Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research studies the Government have (a) undertaken, (b) commissioned and (c) reviewed into the impact of the 2004 reclassification of cannabis on (i) levels of cannabis use and (ii) levels of harm from cannabis use; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: In 2005 the Government asked the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs to carry out a review of the classification of cannabis which took into account the harms from cannabis use on both physical and mental health, and the levels of cannabis use following reclassification. The evidence it reviewed is set out in Annex 4 of its Report, Further consideration of the classification of cannabis under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, together with prevalence data extracted from the British Crime Survey.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much her Department received from the disposal of information technology equipment in the last year for which figures are available; and what avenues were used for such disposal. 
Mr. Byrne: The core Home Office, including the Border and Immigration Agency, does not own information technology (IT) assets other than internally developed software. Hardware is leased under service contracts.
For the financial year 2006-07, the only IT asset disposal within the Home Office group, including executive agencies, occurred in the Identity and Passport Service (IPS) which received a total of £2,781.73 from the disposal.
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