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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners entered (a) detoxification, (b) maintenance, (c) 12 step, (d) cognitive behaviour
therapy (CBT), (e) shorter duration CBT and (f) therapeutic community treatment programmes in (i) 2005-06 and (ii) 2006-07; and at what cost for each type of programme for each year. 
Mr. Hanson: Figures (rounded to the nearest 10) for the number of prisoners recorded as entering the particular treatment modalities and the associated costs for the years 2005-06 and 2006-07 are given in the following tables:
|Entrants into Drug Treatment Services|
|(1) Figures for Detoxification and Maintenance cannot be disaggregated. (2) A shorter duration CBT. (3) PrisonsAddressing Substance Related Offending.|
|Cost of Drug Treatment Services and Programmes|
|(1) Funding for clinical services is now managed by the Department of Health. (2) Figures for Detoxification and Maintenance cannot be disaggregated. (3) Additional spending review funding. Note: This figure includes £11.3 million transferred from NOMS to primary care trusts (as in 2005-06) and a £12 million investment by Department of Health into the Integrated Drug Treatment System (iDTS).|
Mr. Hanson: (a) This information is not available. Alcohol treatment for those with an alcohol dependency is in the main provided within the wider drug treatment framework. The proportion of prisoners accessing treatment services for alcohol is not disaggregated.
|Treatment Intervention( 1)||2005-06||2006-07|
|(1) Individuals may engage in more than one type of treatment.|
(2) Counselling, Assessment, Referral, Advice and Throughcare.
(3) CARATs figure includes juvenile substance misuse services
Mr. Hanson: The drug treatment framework in prisons is modelled on the evidence-based National Treatment Agencys Models of Care and a number of measures are in place to assure quality and consistency of delivery:
the Prison Service Interventions Group conducts annual audits of drug treatment delivery at each establishment;
intensive drug treatment programmes are accredited by the independent Correctional Services Accreditation Panel (CSAP) prior to implementation;
voluntary sector drug treatment providers are quality assessed against detailed service specifications; and
the Prison Service conducts periodic internal audits of each establishment, of which the drug strategy is one element.
Mr. Kidney: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will bring forward proposals for the police to have power to compel an offender to pay compensation to a victim without the precondition of a prosecution for a criminal offence. 
Maria Eagle: The Criminal Justice Act 2003 (as amended by the Police and Justice Act 2006) already enables the police and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to offer a caution with conditions attached to an offender where there is sufficient evidence to charge him or her with an offence which is admitted.
Conditions are currently aimed at rehabilitation (addressing the offenders behaviour) and/or reparation (making good the harm the offender has caused including the payment of compensation to a victim) and may include restorative justice processes.
The offender must agree to that caution and the conditions attached. It is for the CPS to decide whether a conditional caution is suitable and to identify appropriate conditions. If the conditions are not complied with, the offender can be prosecuted for the original offence.
Mr. Oaten: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the outcome was of the risk assessment required under the EU Biocide Directive into the possibility that rats in the area may become resistant to that rodenticide after the licensed use of Brodificoum in Winchester prison in December 2006. 
The European Biocide Directive has been introduced to develop a common market for pest control products across all member states. The Health and Safety Executive have confirmed that under the directive there is no need to carry out a risk assessment.
There have been no known cases of resistance to Brodificoum. These facts were confirmed by the contractor licensed to use the product. The very short term use of very limited quantities of Brodificoum solved the problem with minimal risk to non target species.
Prolonged and extensive use of rodenticides against populations that seem to be resistant, places non targets at very high risk, in circumstances where this risk could be far better managed by using Brodificoum.
The use of Brodificoum was risk assessed in accordance with current health and safety legislation by the contractor using this product. No consideration was given as to the potential that the rodents could become resistant to the substance as it is such a potent poison. Its use was strictly controlled over a comparatively short period.
Mr. Paterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what national generation carbon dioxide emissions factor is used by his Department in its calculations of emissions savings. 
Malcolm Wicks: For long-term electricity savings the Government assume that new-build combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) generation is displaced. It is currently estimated that new-build CCGT plant emits 0.43 kg carbon dioxide per kWh delivered to the point of consumption. This emissions factor includes distribution losses.
Steve Webb: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what applications for new coal-fired power stations he is considering; when he expects to reach a decision on each; whether he plans to consult hon. Members before making his decisions; and if he will make a statement. 
Malcolm Wicks: The Department is considering one application for a coal-fired station at Kingsnorth in Medway. There are no plans to consult hon. Members on individual applications, but that is not to say that hon. Members cannot raise matters with me if they so wish.
Mr. Tyrie: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform whether a Regulatory Impact Assessment was produced to accompany the Deregulation (Deduction from Pay of Union Subscriptions) Order 1998. 
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will require suppliers of energy to install smart meters in (a) new properties and (b) existing properties when the meter is (i) faulty and (ii) at the end of its working life; and if he will make a statement. 
Malcolm Wicks: The Government are assessing responses to their recent consultation on metering and billing, and will shortly set out their next steps, including their approach to the delivery of smart meters.
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how much his Department has spent on English language classes for staff in the last year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Thomas: Learning and development budgets are delegated across the Department so no central record is available. Individuals and managers decide in discussion what development is appropriate and pay for it from local budgets.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how much funding for investment projects was made available by the Export Credits Guarantee Department
in each of the last five years; and what proportion of this funding was allocated to fossil fuel extraction projects. 
Malcolm Wicks [holding answer 12 December 2007]: The following table shows maximum exposure figures arising from ECGD support for the funding of civil projects in each of the last five years including those for two projects that included fossil fuel extraction.
|Total support||Of which fossil fuel extraction projects|
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