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Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) males and (b) females issued with control orders under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 were resident in Southend in each year since the Act came into force, broken down by age group. 
Mr. McNulty: The British Crime Survey (BCS) routinely collects information on whether victims report crimes to the police and these are published annually by the Home Office in their statistics bulletin Crime in England and Wales. The most recent published figures show that 36 per cent. of BCS incidents of bicycle theft were reported to the police.
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offences were recorded in respect of retailers selling video games or DVDs to underage customers in England and Wales in each year since 1997, broken down by police force area; how many (a) police cautions and (b) fines were issued; and what the average fine levied was. 
Mr. Coaker: Information on the number of recorded offences of retailers selling video games or DVDs to underage customers is not collected centrally. This is a summary offence and is not included in the police recorded crime statistics.
Statistics on the number of police cautions issued, the number of fines imposed and the average fines have been provided by the Ministry of Justice and are given in the following table for 1997 to 2005. Data for 2006 are due for publication in late November.
|Offenders( 1) cautioned and fined for supplying video recording of classified work in breach of classification( 2)|
|Number of police cautions issued||Number of fines imposed||Average fine amount (£)|
|(1) These data are on a principal offence basis.|
(2) Video Recording Act 1984 S.11 as amended by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 19945.88(4).
These figures have been drawn from administrative data 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.
RDS-NOMS, Ministry of Justice
Helen Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families whether he has commissioned research on the relationship between adult and community learning and the educational attainment of the children of those involved in such learning. 
Within Adult Safeguarded Learning, the Family Learning programme involves parents in supporting their childrens learning and aims to develop the skills and knowledge of both the adult and the child. We are committed to widening family and inter-generational learning and to building links between adult learning and our agendas on parenting, children and extended schools. We have not commissioned research which looks specifically at the relationship between adult and community learning and child attainment but the Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning (which the Department manages jointly with DCSF) has produced a number of reports on the relationship between parental learning in general and childrens education: A model of the inter-generational transmission of educational success by Leon Feinstein, Kathryn Duckworth and Ricardo Sabates (2004); Does education have an impact on mothers educational attitudes and behaviours? by Leon Feinstein and Ricardo Sabates (2006); and Are there effects of mothers post-16 education on the next generation? by Leon Feinstein and Kathryn Duckworth (2006). The Centre for the Economics of Education (also jointly managed by DIUS and DCSF) has also published research on family learning such as Parents education and childs education: a natural experiment by Arnaud Chevalier (2004).
Dr. Murrison: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) how many babies aged under one year were taken into social care as a consequence of (a) interim full care orders and (b) police or emergency protection orders in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement; 
Kevin Brennan: The numbers of children looked after who were taken into care in England, aged under one year and who were subject to interim and full care orders or police or emergency protection orders, during the years ending 31 March 1997 to 2007, are shown in table 1.
Information on the number of children looked after who were taken into care, broken down by age, in each region since 1997 is not readily available. However, information on the number of children who started to be looked after by age on starting and by local authority, during the years ending 31 March 2003 to 2007, has been published and can be found respectively in tables C1 and LAC1 at:
A copy of table C1 (table 2) follows and an edited version of table LAC1 (table 3) showing regional figures only is also shown. A local authority level table, including regional breakdowns, on children who started to be looked after broken down by age on starting for 2007 will be published at the same web address on 29 November.
Information on the average time between a child entering care and the various stages of the adoption process has only been published since 2004 and is therefore not readily available prior to that. The following table 4 is derived from table E3 of the previously mentioned publication, and summarises the average time between entry into care and placement for adoption for years ending 31 March 2004 to 2007.
|Table 1: Children aged under one year who were taken into care on an interim or full care order and under a police or emergency protection order in the years ending 31 March 1997 to 2007( 1,2,3,4) , England|
|Children who were taken into care aged under one|
|Year ending 31 March||All children who were taken into care aged under one( 5)||Under an interim or full care order||Under a police or emergency protection order|
|(1) Source DfES, SSDA903 return which between in 1997 and since 2004 covered all children looked after by local authorities. SSDA903 covered only a one-third sample of children looked after by local authorities between 1998 and 2003.|
(2) Figures for children looked after in this table exclude agreed series of short-term placements.
(3) To maintain the confidentiality of each individual child, data at national level are rounded to the nearest 100 if they exceed 1,000 to the nearest 10 otherwise.
(4) Historical data may differ from older publications. This is mainly due to the implementation of amendments and corrections sent by some local authorities after the publication date of previous materials.
(5) Only the first occasion on which a child started to be looked after in the year has been counted.
|Table 2: Table C1: Children who started to be looked after during the years ending 31 March 2003 to 2007 by gender, age on starting, category of need and ethnic origin( 1,2,3,4) , England|
|Number and percentage|
|2003( 5)||2004( 6)||2005( 6)||2006( 6)||2007( 6)||2003( 5)||2004( 6)||2005( 6)||2006( 6)||2007( 6)|
|(1) Source SSDA903 return on children looked after.|
(2) Only the first occasion on which a child started to be looked after in the year has been counted.
(3) Figures exclude children looked after under an agreed series of short-term placements.
(4) Historical data may differ from older publications This is mainly due to the implementation of amendments and corrections sent by some local authorities after the publication date of previous materials.
(5) Figures are derived from the SSDA903 one third sample survey.
(6) Figures are taken from the SSDA903 return which, since 2003-04 has covered all children looked after.
(7) The most applicable category of the eight Need Codes (i.e. the reason why the child is receiving social services) at the time the child was taken into care rather than necessarily the reason they are looked after.
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