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|Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates1 courts, found guilty at all courts and fined, and the number of offenders cautioned by the police of offences under the Hunting Act 2004, England and Wales, by Police force area( 1,)( )( 2,)( )( 3,)( )( 4)|
|Police force area||Proceeded against||Found guilty||Fined||Cautioned|
|(1) These data are on the principal offence basis. (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 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. (3) The Hunting Act 2004 came into force in February 2005. (4) Where police forces are not listed assume a nil figure.|
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of the average cost of returning a non-UK prisoner to serve his or her sentence in their home country. 
Under existing international prisoner transfer agreements to which the UK is a party, the cost of repatriating a prisoner and his continued detention following transfer is a matter for the state to which the prisoner is transferred.
Mr. Malins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether records are kept or exist of the number of judicial recommendations for deportation of convicted criminals each year. 
Her Majesty's Court Service maintains a central database of completed criminal proceedings in the Crown court. This contains a record of judicial recommendations for deportation made in relation to defendants in these proceedings.
|D efendants with judicial recommendations for deportation in the Crown court, 2002-06|
Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many licences have been issued for growing poppies for medical purposes; and in which counties growers are licensed. 
Mr. Coaker: The growing of opium poppies for medical purposes is not licensed under either international law, via the 1961 UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, or domestic law, via the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Control arrangements in other growing countries are not known.
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police officers and (b) operational police officers per head of population there were in each police authority in England in each of the last five years. 
|Police officer strength by police force area, as at 31 March 2003 (FTE)( 1,)( )( 2)|
|Police force||Total officers per 100,000 population( 3)||Total operational officers per 100,000 population( 3)|
|(1) Full-time equivalent. This figure includes those on career breaks or maternity/paternity leave.|
(2) This and other tables contain full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items.
(3) Officers per 100,000 population for City of London and Metropolitan Police are combined.
(4) Functional group totals do not match published figures. Data quality may be an issue with this force.
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