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David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many websites have been shut down for terrorism-related reasons since 1997; and how many of these websites have subsequently reopened. 
Jacqui Smith: The legislation that allows us to request that unlawfully terrorism related material is modified or removed from the internet is Section 3 of the Terrorism Act 2006. Section 3 allows a constable to serve a notice where he or she believes illegal terrorism related material is available on the internet, on the person(s) responsible for that material. The notice requires that the terrorism related material be removed or modified within two working days. The preferred route of the police (recommended in the guidelines on using Section 3 notices) is not to issue formal Section 3 notices in the first instance, but to use informal contact with communication service providers instead. To date this has proved effective, but statistics covering the number of sites removed through such informal contact are not available. The police have no record of any Section 3 notices being issued, and statistics on the use of Section 3 notices are not collected by the Home Office.
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted of the offence of acts preparatory to terrorism under the Terrorism Act 2006. 
Jacqui Smith [holding answer 13 November 2007]: The Terrorism Act 2006 came into force in April of that year. Statistics compiled from police records show that, to date, seven individuals have been prosecuted for acts preparatory to terrorism under this legislation and of these, five individuals have been convicted.
Data showing the number of defendants found guilty at all courts, cautioned and issued with Penalty Notices for Disorder for the offence of theft from a shop or stall in England and Wales for the respective years 2002 to 2006 are in the following table.
Under the Penalty Notice for Disorder Scheme rolled out to all forces in England and Wales in 2004, a fixed penalty of £80 can be issued for shoplifting of goods, normally up to a value of £100. The offence was added to the scheme in November 2004.
The figures given in the table on prosecutions relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences, the offence selected is the one for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.
|Number of defendants found guilty, cautioned and issued with penalty notices for disorder for the offence of theft from a shop or stall, England & Wales, 2002 to 2006( 1,2)|
|Found guilty||Cautioned( 3)||Penalty notices for disorder( 4)|
|(1) These data are on the principal offence basis.|
(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.
(3) Includes conditional cautions.
(4) The Penalty Notice for Disorder Scheme was rolled out to all police forces in 2004. The police can issue a fixed penalty of £80 for shoplifting of goods up to the value of £200.
RDS-OCJR - Ministry of Justice.
Angela Eagle: I refer the hon. Lady to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Mid-Dorset and North Poole (Annette Brooke) on 13 March 2008, Official Report, column 535W. I also refer the hon. Lady to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Stroud (Mr. Drew) on 7 January 2008, Official Report, column 306W. The Approved Mileage Allowance Payments (AMAPs) system was reformed in 2002. The Government keep AMAP rates and thresholds under review as part of the PBR and Budget process.
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer 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. 
seven officials attended Influencing with integrity (four from HMRC at a total cost of £2,904 and three from HM Treasury at a total cost of £2,178); and
two HMRC officials attended Emotional intelligence (at a total cost of £2,990).
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many hours (a) in total and (b) on average per employee were worked by civil servants in his Department in the last year for which records are available. 
Angela Eagle: Staff in HM Treasury can complete a flexi hours timesheet, but it is not mandatory to do so. Around 80 per cent. of staff complete the timesheet each month, this equates to an average of 37 hours per week per employee. This average will include part-time staff whose standard working week is less than 36 hours net.
The available information, derived from the Department of Work and Pension's Family Resources Survey (FRS), is given in the following tables. Since the question does not specify whether the basis for income should be before or after housing costs have been deductedboth sets of figures have been determined.
|Table 1: Number of owner-occupied households by equivalised income decile and region/country, before housing costs (3-year average, 2003-04 to 2005-06)|
|Region/country||Bottom decile||Second decile||Third decile||Fourth decile||Fifth decile||Sixth decile||Seventh decile||Eighth decile||Ninth decile||Top decile||All owner-occupied households|
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