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James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of face the people sessions conducted by crime and disorder reduction partnerships (CDRPs); and what guidance her Department issues to CDRPs on the conduct of such sessions. 
Mr. Coaker: The new statutory requirements for crime and disorder reduction partnerships (CDRPs), contained in the Crime and Disorder (Formulation and Implementation of Strategy) Regulations 2007, state that each CDRP must hold one or more public meeting a year which can be described as face the people sessions. These regulations came into force in England on 1 August and in Wales on 19 November.
The Home Office does not intend to assess the effectiveness of CDRP public meetings or face the people sessions specifically. As part of the ongoing performance support provided to CDRPs, the Home Office will continue to review the effectiveness of all CDRPs as they deliver the new statutory requirements.
Guidance to support partnerships to hold effective public meetings is contained within the recently published Delivering Safer Communities: A guide to effective partnership working. This gives advice and examples of best practice to help partnerships on all aspects of the new requirements including a section on holding public meetings. The guidance document is available on the Crime Reduction website at:
Mr. Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of (a) beef, (b) lamb, (c) pork and (d) dairy products used in her departmental headquarters were imported products in the most recent period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Byrne: I refer the hon. Member to the data published in the report deposited in the House of Commons Library on 8 November 2007 that gives the proportion of UK produce supplied to Government Departments, NHS and HM Prison Service. The House was told of the report in a written ministerial statement by my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Jonathan Shaw). A copy of the report is also available on the PSFPI website at:
Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many officials in (a) her Department and (b) each of its agencies have private health insurance provided as part of their employment package. 
Mr. Byrne: No officials in either (a) the Home Office or (b) any of its Agencies (Borders and Immigration Agency, Identity and Passport Service and Criminal Records Bureau) are provided with private health insurance as part of their employment package.
Mr. Byrne: The following table shows the number of people, including public appointments, in the Home Office whose gross salary exceeded £100,000.00 for the financial years from 2000-01 to 2006-07. The Home Office changed its payroll system in July 2001 and electronic records are not available for previous financial years. Individuals who have left the Department are also listed separately for clarity as a single post may have been occupied by more than one individual during a financial year.
|Number of people whose gross salary exceeded £100,000.00|
|Total||Number of total who left the Department during the year|
Mr. Byrne: The Home Office has not yet set a date for publication of its autumn performance report for 2007, however it is our intention to publish this before the house rises for the Christmas recess.
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many secondments of staff were made (a) to and (b) from her Department in each year since 1997; which organisations staff were seconded (i) to and (ii) from; how many staff were seconded in each year; for how long each secondment lasted; and what the cost was of each secondment in each year. 
Mr. Byrne: The information requested is not collated or held centrally by the Home Office. A limited amount of data on secondments to the voluntary sector is held by the Home Office Interchange Team. Data is held for current year activity only. So far for the year 2007-08 there have been 22 secondments to the voluntary sector at a total cost of approximately £500,000.
Mr. Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people had their removal delayed by application for judicial review in each of the last three years; and what proportion of cases before the Appeal Court they comprised. 
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many women in each police force area were killed by a current or former male partner in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available. 
Mr. Coaker: Latest available information on homicides recorded by police in England and Wales is published in Homicides, Firearm Offences and Intimate Violence 2005-06 (Home Office Statistical Bulletin 02/07), table 1.05 of which provides data on relationship of victims to principal suspects. The requested breakdown has been extracted from the Homicide Index and is shown in the table. Data for 2006-07 are expected to be published in late January 2008.
|Homicides currently( 1) recorded where female victim is partner or ex-partner of male principal suspect by police force area: England and Wales, 1996 to 2005-06( 2, 3)|
|Police force area||1996||1997||1997-98||1998-99||1999-2000||2000-01||2001-02||2002-03||2003-04||2004-05||2005-06|
|(1) As at 9 October 2006; figures are revised as cases are dealt with by the police and by the courts, or as further information becomes available.|
(2) Offences are shown according to the year in which the police initially recorded the offence as homicide. This is not necessarily the year in which the incident took place or the year in which any court decision was made.
(3) Data for 2006-07 are not yet available.
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