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Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many full-time equivalent (a) medical consultants, (b) other medical staff, (c) nurses, (d) other professional healthcare staff, (e) administrative and clerical staff and (f) auxiliary staff were employed by West Herts NHS Acute Trust in each year since 1996-97. 
|The numbers of full-time equivalent national health service staff in the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust( 1) as at 30 September in each year since 1996|
|(1 )In 2000, Mount Vernon and Watford Hospitals and St. Albans and Hemel Hempstead NHS Trusts merged to form the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trusts. Figures prior to 2000 are an aggregate of these two predecessor organisations.|
Full-time equivalent figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Data for 2007 are released on 14 March.
The Information Centre for health and social care Medical and Dental Workforce Census, The Information Centre for health and social care Non-Medical Workforce Census
James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent estimate he has made of the re-offending rate of recipients of penalty notices for disorder in the latest period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Hanson: Re-offending rates for recipients of penalty notices for disorder are not currently measured. Work is currently under way to assess the feasibility of reporting re-offending rates for recipients of penalty notices for disorder. The feasibility study is due to be complete in the summer.
Adult re-offending includes re-offending for offenders discharged from custody or commencing community sentences, while juvenile re-offending also includes offenders who received reprimands, final warnings and other court convictions.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what changes were made to the sentencing guidelines for (a) magistrates and (b) Crown courts on burglary offences in each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. 
Magistrates Courts Sentencing Guidelines, produced by the Magistrates Association with the support of the Lord Chancellor, cover the main offences dealt with in those courts, including burglary. The guidelines were revised in September
2000 and January 2004 and are currently under review by the Sentencing Guidelines Council.
The Court of Appeal issued guidance on domestic burglary in the case of R v. McInerney and Keating (2003) 2 Cr App R (S) 39, which incorporated and added to the guidance in R v. Brewster (1998) 1 Cr App R (S) 181. On 10 March, the Sentencing Guidelines Council issued a draft consultation guideline on theft and burglary (non-dwelling) and will issue a definitive guideline in due course. In December 2004, the Council issued guidelines on seriousness, Overarching principles: seriousness, and Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea, which apply in all cases. The latter guideline was revised in July 2007.
Maria Eagle: There is no minimum level of security staffing required at any of the courts within HMCS. Security in courts is provided by designated court security officers (CSOs) appointed by the Lord Chancellor and the number of CSOs is arrived at by assessing the security needs of each court, taking into account the business of that court, existing vulnerabilities and the history of incidents.
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what projects the criminal justice information technology unit has managed which began after 2002; what the (a) originally estimated and (b) actual costs were for each project; and what the (i) estimated and (ii) actual completion dates were for each project. 
In the business case issued in March 2003, Secure eMail was estimated to cost £23 million (including operating costs to the end of 2007-08) and be fully deployed by April 2004. Secure eMail was delivered in May 2004 and to date has cost £22 million.
In the business case issued in March 2004, CJS Exchange was estimated to cost £175 million to the end of 2007-08 (including operating costs) and to have completed the roll-out of the scope (as defined at that time) by March 2006. To date, CJS Exchange has cost £162 million. Deployment of the remaining elements from the original scope will be completed by December 2008 at an additional cost of £5 million.
The CJS Exchange is an asset that is designed to be utilised, developed and expanded by Criminal Justice Organisations who want to join their systems with other CJS systems or who want to provide access to information within their systems to staff across the wider CJS. The scope of the programme has therefore changed since its inception in order to meet new demands and changing requirements.
|Staff on headcount||Service contract staff|
The staff on Service Contract included resources working on CJS IT ring fence funded projects. This figure fluctuated monthly, dependent on business demand, and significantly reduced in number over 2007-08.
Jeff Ennis: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) arrests, (b) prosecutions and (c) convictions for drink-driving there were in (i) Barnsley East and Mexborough constituency, (ii) Barnsley Metropolitan Borough and (iii) Doncaster Metropolitan Borough in each year since 2002. 
Maria Eagle: The arrests collection held by my Department covers persons arrested for recorded crime (notifiable offences), by main offence group (e.g. violence against the person, sexual offences, robbery, burglary, theft and handling stolen goods, etc) and police force area within England and Wales. Information on summary motoring offences including those of driving etc after consuming alcohol or taking drugs are non-notifiable and as a result are not covered by the collection.
Available information held on prosecutions and findings of guilt for offences of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs for the years 2002 to 2005 (latest available) is provided in the following table. 2006 data will be available later this year. The data provided cover both drink and drugs offences combined, as volumes of prosecutions and convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs cannot be accurately established.
|Proceedings at magistrates courts and findings of guilt at all courts for offences of driving etc. after consuming alcohol or taking drugs( 1) , within South Yorkshire police force area, 2002-05|
|Number of offences|
|Proceedings||Findings of guilt|
|(1) Data provided cover summary offences of driving etc. after consuming alcohol or taking drugs (which cannot be reliably distinguished separately).|
1. It is known that for some police force areas, the reporting of court proceedings in particular those relating to summary motoring offences, may be less than complete.
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.
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