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Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice at how many events held by his Department (a) wine and (b) Fairtrade wine were served in the last three years; and what assessment his Department has made of the merits of serving Fairtrade wine at future events. 
Maria Eagle: My Department does not hold any records of how many events wine or Fairtrade wine has been served in the last three years and the information could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 19 February 2008, Official Report, column 599W, on the departmental intranet, whether his Department's IT system is able to provide a record of Wikipedia entries (a) created and (b) amended from within his Department. 
The Ministry of Justice's IT systems do not provide a record of this information, as IP addresses for Wikipedia users within the Department and its agencies cannot be linked to individuals. It
should be noted that any input to such websites would be done in accordance with the civil service code, which states that civil servants should: use resources only for the authorised public purposes for which they are provided and make sure public money and other resources are used properly and efficiently.
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many staff in his Department and its agencies have attended the (a) Influencing with Integrity, (b) Emotional Intelligence, (c) Counselling Skills for the Workplace, (d) Managing your Confidence, (e) Balancing Work/Life Realities and (f) Working Assertively training course run by the National School of Government in the last 12 months for which information is available; and at what cost. 
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AAW = Working Assertively
AWLB = Balancing Work/Life Realities
CONF = Managing your Confidence
COUN = Counselling Skills for the Workplace
IIS = Influencing with Integrity
PEPS = Emotional Intelligence
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the average sentence was for persons sentenced to immediate custody for offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 section 4(3) and 5(3), in each of the last five years. 
|Person sentenced( 1 ) to immediate custody for offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 section 4(3) and 5(3), and the average sentence length( 2) , for each of the last five years|
|Sentenced||Sentence to immediate custody||Custody rate (%)||Average sentence length (months)( 2)|
|(1) Principal offence basis|
(2) Excludes life sentences
PQ(RN)133-08 RDS NOMS
28 March 2008
Misuse of drugs Act (1971) S.4(3)
Supplying or offering to supply a controlled drug (or being concerned in) Class A Drug, Class B Drug, Class C Drug, class unspecified
Misuse of drugs Act (1971) S.5(3)
Having possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, Class A Drug, Class B Drug, Class C Drug, class unspecified
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 10 March 2008, Official Report, column 156W, on financial reporting orders, for what reason the Serious Organised Crime Agency Annual Report for 2006-07 states that 12 such orders are in place. 
Mr. Straw: The SOCA annual report 2006-07 gave the number of orders, which the Agency had successfully obtained in that period. The information in my reply of 10 March 2008, Official Report, column 756W, was prepared looking only at principal sentencing disposals, in line with standard practice. As the financial order is not a primary disposal of the courts, this led to the discrepancy in my earlier reply, and the impressionwhich I regretthat none had been issued when 12 had. I continue to be concerned about the reliability of court data and have asked for serious work to be undertaken to make it more informative.
Mr. Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of the contribution of the National Offender Management Service to public safety since its inception. 
Maria Eagle: Since its inception, the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) has developed and disseminated a range of operational guidance, practice and advice to assist frontline staff in managing offenders under statutory supervision in the community, including offenders managed under the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA). The guidance to the MAPPA responsible authoritiesthe police, prison and probation servicesassists them in the effective supervision of offenders convicted of the most serious sexual and violent offenders.
In addition, the roll-out of the offender management model has brought the benefits of end to end offender management to bear on the supervision of the most high risk offenders. And the introduction of ViSOR into prisons and probation has provided offender managers with significant new sources of information on which to assess and manage sexual and violent offenders.
Ms Keeble: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the addresses are of the residential institutions run by ClearSprings on behalf of the National Offender Management Service for offenders and ex-offenders. 
Mr. Hanson: ClearSprings do not provide hostels or institutions. They provide homes in normal residential accommodation for people who have been bailed by the Courts or released from prison on home detention curfew. It is not our practice to disclose the private addresses of defendants or offenders.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how much was spent on providing behavioural programmes for offenders (a) in custody and (b) serving community sentences in each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) what funding has been allocated for the provision of behavioural programmes for offenders (a) in custody and (b) serving community sentences for 2008-09, broken down by funding source; and if he will make a statement. 
Maria Eagle: The funding for the delivery of accredited offending behaviour programmes in custody is part of establishment baselines, therefore it is not possible to accurately disaggregate the cost of this work. The Prison Service is currently working on developing a costing process to provide more accurate costs for regime activities and interventions.
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