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Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 20 June 2007, Official Report, column 1950W, on closed circuit television (CCTV), what the reasons are for the further delay in publishing the report on the future CCTV strategy; and when it will be published. 
Mr. Boris Johnson:
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police constables and (b) sergeants have been dedicated to
neighbourhood policing work in (i) London and (ii) each London borough in each year since 2001. 
Mr. McNulty: Police service strength is collected by financial year, with provisional data given midway through the year (30 September) and finalised data given as at the last day of the year (31 March).
|Police community support officer strength( 1) in London( 2) as at 31 March 2004 to 2007|
|As at 31 March:||London PCSOs|
|(1) Full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number.|
Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between the totals and the sums of constituent items.
(2) Metropolitan and City of London forces.
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers per notifiable offence in England there were in each year since 1997; and if she will make a statement. 
|Police officers (FTE)( 1 ) per 100 notifiable offences( 2) in England , 1997 to 2006-07|
|Police officers per 100 notifiable offences|
|(1) Police officer strength figures are based on full-time equivalent figures, excluding those officers on career breaks and maternity/paternity leave.|
(2) The data for 2002-03 onwards take account of the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard in April 2002. These figures are therefore not directly comparable with those for earlier years, similarly, data from 1998-99 onwards incorporate changes in police recording practices following revisions to Home Office rules on counting and classification of crime in April 1998; they are also not directly comparable with previous years.
Mr. Byrne: Information on the number of EU foreign nationals employed within Home Office headquarters is not recorded centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. There are currently no non-EU foreign nationals employed within Home Office HQ.
The Border and immigration Agency does not record centrally the nationality of employees upon appointment and information could be provided only at a disproportionate cost. All candidates for posts within Home Office HQ and its agencies are subject to the same pre-appointment checks regardless of nationality. Our pre-appointment checks ensure that we only select those that pass eligibility in accordance with the Cabinet Office nationality requirements:
The need for an individual to undergo national security vetting, and the level of vetting that is appropriate, will depend on the particular post they are going to fill. Where necessary, this will include a check of time spent overseas.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the office costs for her Departments special advisers for 2007-08 are expected
to be, including costs of support staff; and how many full-time equivalent civil servants work in support of such special advisers. 
Mr. Byrne: Three civil servants provide support directly to the special advisers in the Home Secretarys office. They provide administrative support of a non-political nature in accordance with the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers.
Information on the cost of such staff can not be provided as the numbers involved will be so few that to reveal the cost could identify an individuals salary,
which is confidential between the individual and the employer. Office costs will be accounted for in the 2007-08 departmental annual reports and accounts.
|Detection rates for all recorded crimes, by police force area in England and Wales from 1997 to 2006-07|
|Police force area||1997||1997-98( 1)||1998-99( 2)||1999-2000( 3)||2000-01( 3)||2001-02||2002-03( 4,5)||2003-04||2004-05||2005-06||2006-07|
|(1) The number of crimes recorded in that financial year using the coverage and rules in use until 31 March 1998.|
(2) The number of crimes recorded in that financial year using the expanded offence coverage and revised counting rules which came into effect on 1 April 1998.
(3) Revised detections guidance was implemented on 1 April 1999.
(4) The National crime Recording standard was Introduced in April 2002. Figures before and after that date are not directly comparable.
(5) Includes the British Transport Police from 2002-03 onwards.
The overall detection rate remained broadly stable between 2001-02 and 2003-04. It then rose to reach 27 per cent. in 2005-06 and 2006-07. However, the overall detection rate has been affected by forces limiting the usage of non-sanction detections i.e. where a crime is detected but no further action is taken for a variety of reasons.
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