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James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many sex offenders (a) were required to register with the police and (b) registered with the police in each of the last three years; and how many sex offenders breached registration requirements in each such year. 
Mr. Coaker: Information recorded under the Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements and collated by the Ministry of Justice provides figures on the number of offenders who are registered with the police. The figures for the last three years are provided in the following table.
Figures for breaches of licence requirements, sexual offence prevention orders (SOPOs) and for those charged with a serious further offence (SFO) are provided in the following table in relation to sexual offenders managed at MAPPA levels 2 and 3.
|Total number of registered sex offenders|
|Breaches committed by registered sex offenders managed at MAPPA levels 2 and 3|
James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what funding has been allocated to (a) sexual assault referral centres, (b) independent advisory services for sexual violence and (c) independent advisory services for domestic violence in each of the next three financial years. 
Mr. Coaker: The provision of Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) will continue to be expanded. The new Tackling Violence Action Plan, published on 18 February, details the Governments commitment to supporting the roll out of SARCs over the next three years to ensure that there is a SARC within each police force area. Details of funding amounts for the next three financial years are yet to be finalised.
For 2008-09, the Government have committed £760 thousand to continue to fund the 38 Independent
Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) pilots. This will be the third and final year of funding the pilots, which have been extended to accommodate the evaluation which is due to report this summer.
The Tackling Violence Action Plan also commits the Government to supporting over the next three years all Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships in offering independent advisory services to victims of sexual and domestic violence and, where appropriate, other forms of violence where victims are particularly vulnerable. Details of this funding are yet to be finalised.
James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many arrests have been made by the Metropolitan Polices Transport Operational Command Units Operation Bus Tag in each year since its inception, broken down by the (a) bus route and (b) borough where the arrest took place. 
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many residents in (a) Stroud constituency and (b) Gloucestershire were on the national sex offenders register at the most recent date for which figures are available. 
Mr. Coaker: Data on registered sexual offenders is collated geographically by police force area and broken down to basic command unit (BCU) area. The data is published in local Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) annual reports, which are available in the House Libraries and online at:
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she expects to answer Question 181925, on prisoners: Muslims, tabled by the right hon. Member for Haltemprice and Howden on 23rd January 2008.