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Ann Coffey: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many individual support orders attached to anti-social behaviour orders have been issued in each local authority area in each quarter since May 2004; 
(3) how much has been allocated to fund individual support orders (ISOs) in 2007-08; and how much of last year's £45 million increase in funding for the Youth Justice Board was spent on ISOs. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 25 February 2008]: Individual support orders (ISOs) became available from 1 May 2004. Seven ISOs were issued to juveniles (defined as being aged 10 to 17) in 2004, as reported to the Home Office by the Court Service. 42 ISOs were issued to juveniles in 2005 (latest available). The data are not available to publish below the England and Wales level.
In 2007-08 the Youth Justice Board invested £31.2 million in grants to Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) to run a range of targeted prevention programmes. This investment supports over 400 evidence-based programmes across England and Wales. All of these programmes are available to support young people involved in antisocial behaviour and crime in order to reduce their involvement, as part of a tiered approach that involves ISOs where appropriate. As part of the £31.2 million, approximately £458,000 was allocated more specifically to address the needs and risks presented by those involved in antisocial behaviour, some of whom will be subject to an ISO.
Mr. Swire: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the distribution of responsibilities is between Government Departments and agencies in relation to the regulation of the internet; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: The Government work closely with the internet industry and law enforcement, through such mechanisms as the Home Secretary's Taskforce on Online Child Protection, to ensure that their internet services are not used for illegal or borderline legal activity. The Home Secretary's Taskforce includes representatives from other Government Departments.
The E-Commerce Directive lays down requirements that apply in relation to the provision of services on the internet. The Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform is responsible for the E-Commerce Regulations 2002 which implemented the Directive in relation to legislation that predates the 2002 regulations. So far as legislation that postdates the 2002 Regulations is concerned, each Government Department is responsible for ensuring that its legislation complies with the Directive.
Mr. Coaker: The police do not police the internet per se; the Government have legislated to prosecute offences based on the crime committed and not the medium used. Internet content is subject to the Obscene Publications Act 1959 as is all published material.
The Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) also receives a budget for law enforcement work to tackle electronic crime. The SOCA budget also includes funding for the Child Exploitation Online Protection Centre (CEOP).
Mr. Byrne: For Home Office headquarters and the Home Office agencies the number of cases of bullying that have been reported in the last 12 months is set out in the following table. Where the figure is fewer than five the exact figure is not disclosed as this could result in an individual's identity being inadvertently revealed.
|Home Office||Criminal Records Bureau||Identity and Passport Service||Border and Immigration Agency||Total|
Ms Dari Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her most recent estimate is of the number of migrant workers there were in (a) Teesside, (b) Stockton South constituency and (c) North East England in each of the last three years. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question on what the most recent estimate is of the number of migrant workers in (a) Teesside, (b) Stockton South constituency and (c) North East England in each of the last three years. I am replying in her absence. (189325)
The Office for National Statistics compiles statistics on migrant workers for local areas from the Annual Population Survey (APS). The National Statistics method for estimating the number of migrant workers employed in the UK is routinely based on the number of people at a given time who were born abroad, are of working age (16 - 64 for men, 16 - 59 for women), and in employment. This question has been answered on this basis. It means, for example, that some people who are UK nationals will be included in the total of foreign born and that people who are working but are above state pension age are not included.
APS estimates at this detailed level are only available consistent with population estimates published in February and March 2003 and are not comparable with the estimates published in the Labour Market Statistics First Release on 13 February 2008, which are based on latest population estimates.
The table attached, shows the numbers of working age in employment who were not born in the UK and were resident in Teesside, Stockton South Parliamentary Constituency and North East England, for the twelve month periods ending in June for 2005, 2006, 2007 from the APS. The July to June 2007 APS dataset is the most recent which is currently available.
Teesside has been formed by combining Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Authorities.
When interpreting these figures, it is important to bear in mind that the APS is not designed to cover everyone who is present in the UK. The survey may undercount the numbers of people who were born overseas. The reasons are set out in the table footnote.
As these estimates are for a subset of the population in small geographical areas, they are based on small sample sizes, and are therefore subject to large margins of uncertainty.
|Number of migrant workers in Stockton South parliamentary constituency, Teesside( 1) and North East England in the last three years|
|12 months ending June:||Stockton South||Teesside||North East|
|(1) Teesside covers the unitary authorities of Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar and Cleveland|
(2) Includes males aged 16-64 and females aged 16-59. Does not include respondents who did not answer the question on country of birth. Estimates are subject to sampling variability.
It should also be noted that the country of birth question in the APS gives an undercount because:
It excludes certain people who have been resident in the UK for less than six months.
It excludes students in halls who do not have a UK resident parent.
It excludes people in most other types of communal establishments (e.g. hotels, boarding houses, hostels, mobile home sites, etc.).
It is grossed to population estimates which exclude migrants staying for less than 12 months.
Micro-data are grossed to population estimates consistent with those published in spring 2003 which are significantly lower than the latest population estimates.
Annual Population Survey (APS), ONS.
Ms Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the Prime Minister's oral statement of 14 November 2007 on national security, in which areas the new dedicated regional counter terrorism units are based; how many people work in each unit; how many of the staff are (a) police and (b) support staff in each unit; and how many of the staff of each unit have been (i) recruited specifically to work for each unit and (ii) seconded from other duties. 
Mr. McNulty: We have established counter terrorism units (CTUs) with intelligence gathering and investigative functions in the west midlands, the north-east and the north-west and counter terrorism intelligence units (CTIUs) with intelligence gathering capabilities at locations in Wales, the south-west, the south-east, the east and east midlands.
Each CTU and CTIU is tailored to the region in which it is situated, but when fully staffed, the CTUs will have approximately 260 members of staff each and CTIUs will have approximately 55 members of staff each.
The CTUs have currently filled 703 posts of the 783 posts collectively and the CTIUs have filled 237 of the 276 posts collectively. This includes posts where recruitment has been completed, but the post holder has not yet taken up their duties. In the CTUs 499 of these posts are officers and 204 are staff. In the CTIUs 161 of the posts are officers and 76 are staff.
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