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Failing to comply with serious crime prevention order (section 25)
Certain disclosures of information (section 69)
Supplementary provision in relation to new powers (section 81)
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes were committed in the five (a) most and (b) least deprived Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships in England and Wales in each of the last five years. 
Jacqui Smith: The information requested is not available centrally. The Home Office recorded crime statistics do not differentiate between the most and least deprived Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership areas.
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Acts of Parliament sponsored by her Department which relate either wholly or partly to criminal justice have been passed since May 1997. 
Firearms (Amendment)(No. 2) Act 1997
Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act 1997
Criminal Justice (International Co-operation)(Amendment) Act 1998
Crime and Disorder Act 1998
Football (Offences and Disorder) Act 1999
Football (Disorder) Act 2000
Terrorism Act 2000
Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001
Anti-Terrorism Crime and Security Act 2001
Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
Police Reform Act 2002
Mobile Phones Reprogramming Act 2002
Football Disorder (Amendment) Act 2002
Extradition Act 2003
Sexual Offences Act 2003, Part II
Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003
Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003
Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005
Drugs Act 2005
Serious and Organised Crime and Police Act 2005
Police and Justice Act 2005
Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006
Terrorism Act 2006
Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006
Serious Crime Act 2007
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many requests for information held on the national DNA database her Department received from other countries in each year since 2004. 
1. Searches carried out against the National DNA Database of DNA profiles from outstanding serious crimes or for the identification of an unknown deceased person believed to be a UK national. Reports are issued directly to United Kingdom National Central Bureau for Interpol (UK NCB) based at the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) as to the outcome of each profile search.
|Number of searched profile responses provided to SOCA|
2. Request for the DNA profile held for a subject on the National DNA database, where fingerprints have been provided to the country that the individual currently resides in. Again this is information provided to SOCA.
|Subject DNA profiles provided|
|Number of profiles provided to SOCA|
3. Database management information. This provides the number of subject and crimestain DNA profile records held on the database and the number of match reports generated. Countries who do not have a DNA database use this information to demonstrate the success of the UK Database to support their case for legislation in their own country for a DNA database. Requestors are directed to the most recent published National DNA Database annual report, thus no figures are kept for the numbers of such requests.
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals aged under (a) 10, (b) 16 and (c) 18 years old who have not been convicted of any offence have their DNA profile stored on the National DNA Database. 
Jacqui Smith: In relation to the number of individuals who have not been convicted of any offence on the National DNA Database, I refer the right hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green (Lynne Featherstone) on 13 December 2007, Official Report, column 761W. This gives figures for the numbers of those with a profile on the NDNAD who have not been convicted of any offence. However a further breakdown of these figures by age could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
As at 10 August 2007 there were records of 47 individuals under the age of 10 on the National DNA Database, of which 38 were submitted by forces in England and Wales and nine from forces in Scotland. In England and Wales a child under 10 is below the age of criminal responsibility and so cannot be prosecuted and convicted, so by definition those of this age on the DNA Database had not been convicted of any offence. Also, in England and Wales the police have no power to take a DNA sample from an under 10 without the consent of a parent or guardian. In Scotland the age of criminal responsibility is eight, so the nine children whose details had been submitted by Scottish forces may have been convicted of an offence.
Mr. Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much of the Class A drugs seizures quantities in the table on page 22 of the latest Serious and Organised Crime Agency annual report were drugs destined for the UK; and if she will break down the seizures by Government Department leading the interdiction. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 4 February 2008]: The ecstasy, opium and LSD reported on page 22 of SOCA's Annual Report were seized within the UK. The majority of the seizures of cocaine and heroin took place outside of the UK. Trafficking routes frequently involve a number of countries and the route from producer to the UK will be deliberately circuitous to avoid detection by law enforcement. These are the same routes used to traffic drugs to other European states and it is, therefore, impossible to determine accurately what proportion of an individual shipment will be destined for the UK.
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether her Department (a) permits or (b) requires responsible adults to be present when interviewing minors at passport interview centres; what child protection procedures her Department and its agencies have in place when processing minors applications; and if she will make a statement. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 10 October 2007, Official Report, column 644W, on police stations, and with reference to the answer of
4 September 2006, Official Report, column 1888W, on police, for what reason she is unable to provide updated figures for the number of police stations operational in each force area in 2006. 
Jacqui Smith: Due to the changes in the use of police buildings and the quality of some information supplied by police forces it has proved to be difficult to obtain comprehensive information as to the number of police stations in use.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was spent on policing
per head of the population in each police force in England and Wales in each year since 1997. 
The Government do not distribute grant to police authorities purely on the basis of population. The police funding formula uses a range of data relating to demographic and social characteristics to reflect the relative needs of each authority. Grant allocations also take into account the relative tax base of each authority. Grant allocations are stabilised by damping to limit year-on-year variations.
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