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Chris Huhne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what specifications have been set for information requirements to be entered into the system for monitoring air passengers that her Department is putting out to tender. 
There are two types of information which need to be collected for the e-Borders system. These are travel document information and other passenger information. e-Borders will require commercial carriers and owner/operators of all vessels scheduled to arrive in or depart the UK to submit detailed passenger, service and crew data to the e-Borders system prior to their departure to and from the UK.
Travel document information (TDI) refers to specified biographical information (name, date of birth, nationality, gender, travel document type, state of issue number and expiry date) relating to a passenger.
Other passenger information (OPI) relates to any other data relating to a passenger held by a carrier in its reservations system and may include, for example, the date on which a reservation was made and payment method. Passenger name records (PNR) are an industry term used by scheduled air carriers to describe the reservation details held by them.
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department further to the ministerial letter of 31 January 2006 responding to the recommendations within the Animal Procedures Committee's (APC) 2005 report on the Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals, if she will make a statement on her Department's response to the APC's recommendation 4. 
Meg Hillier: ( )We will shortly be reviewing our response to all of the recommendations( )in this Animal Procedures Committee report, including recommendation( )4, and will aim to publish our further conclusions when we publish the( )Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals 2007.
Mr. Paul Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many meetings Ministers from her Department and officials from the Home Office Counter Terrorism Department have had with the Association of University Chief Security Officers; what the purposes were of such meetings; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty [ h olding answer 21 February 2008]: The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO) falls within the area of responsibility for the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS). Neither my right. hon. Friend the Home Secretary nor I or officials at the Home Office have met directly with AUCSO representatives. Government interaction with AUCSO is carried forward by DIUS who engage with them on counter-terrorism issues as well as other matters.
Mrs. James: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the results of the British Crime Survey, in relation to the perception of antisocial behaviour in the South Wales police force area in 2006-07. 
Mr. Coaker: The British Crime Survey (BCS) is a nationally representative survey of adults aged 16 and over living in private households in England and Wales. The survey includes questions on perceived problems with antisocial behaviour. In the 2006-07 BCS, 20 per cent. of people in South Wales perceived there to be high levels of antisocial behaviour in their local area. Figures for South Wales are similar to the average for England and Wales.
Annual assessments of Police Forces in England and Wales are published jointly by the Home Office and HMIC. As part of the Police Performance Assessments 2006-07, South Wales police were assessed as poor
and stable for perceptions of antisocial behaviour. Details of the assessments are available on the Home Office website:
Chris Huhne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals are subject to control orders; for how long each has been subject to the order; and on what date the prospect of prosecution was most recently considered in each case. 
Jacqui Smith: There are currently 11 individuals subject to control orders. The following dates reflect when these individuals were first served with a control order (since that point their original control order may have been renewed, quashed and/or revoked and replaced with a new one).
Two individuals were served with control orders in March 2005.
One individual was served with a control order in September 2005.
One individual was served with a control order in November 2005.
One individual was served with a control order in December 2005.
One individual was served with a control order in July 2006.
One individual was served with a control order in August 2006.
One individual was served with control order in September 2006.
One individual was served with a control order in June 2007.
One individual was served with a control order in July 2007.
One individual was served with a control order in January 2008.
A decision on whether to prosecute a particular individual is an operational matter for the police and the Crown Prosecution Service. The police are under a duty to keep under review the possibility of prosecution of individuals subject to a control order for offences relating to terrorism, and to consult with the Crown Prosecution Service as appropriate. The possibility of prosecution is considered on an ongoing basis and this is formally captured on a quarterly basis via the Control Order Review Group (CORG). The last round of CORGs was held on 3 to 6 December 2007.
(a) The Home Office received a draft of the third annual report on control orders on Sunday 10 February 2008. The report was finalised by Lord Carlile on 14 February 2008 and published on 18 February 2008.
(b) The Home Office received a draft of the second annual report on control orders on 25 January 2007. The report was finalised by Lord Carlile on 2 February 2007 and published on 19 February 2007.
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many attacks have been made on UK lorry drivers returning through the Channel ports by potential illegal immigrants since 1 January 2008. 
Mr. Coaker: The Government published their Tackling Violence Action Plan Saving Lives. Reducing Harm. Protecting the Public.' on 18 February 2008. This addresses a broad range of serious violence offences, and has a particular focus on knife crime.
The Action Plan recognises the public concern and addresses the dangers of youngsters who carry knives and are at risk of committing serious violence. It sets out a range of actions to tackle serious violence including knife crime over the next three years.
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