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|ASBOs issued in the north-west region proven in court to have been breached for the first time within the periods shown( 1) by CJS area( 2) from 1 June 2000 to 31 December 2006|
|(1) ASBOs may be breached more than once and in more than one year. In this table ASBOs are counted once only within the period when they were first breached.|
(2) ASBOs may be issued in one area and breached in another. Breaches are counted in this table by area of ISSUE.
(3) From 1 June 2000.
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.
OCJR court proceedings database
Mr. Chaytor: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will make it her policy to ensure that staff due to be transferred from the Assets Recovery Agency to the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) are assimilated on the same basis as staff previously transferred to SOCA from HM Revenue and Customs and the UK Immigration Service; and if she will make a statement. 
I understand that the assimilation of ARA staff into SOCA was handled so as to be fair to both the ARA staff and existing SOCA staff, with staff fulfilling equivalent roles placed in the same grade. ARA staff were assimilated on terms which resulted in no one losing money and in pay increases with effect from 1 April 2008 for around 45 per cent. of ARA staff.
Further, SOCA plans in the autumn of 2008 a job evaluation exercise for all its staff. This will ensure that initial gradings of former ARA staff were correct as well as addressing any remaining anomalies in the grading of existing SOCA staff.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what funding her Department has given to (a) police authorities and (b) local authorities for the installation and operation of automatic number plate recognition systems in the last 12 months. 
SSPs are a successful mechanism for ensuring structured joint working between schools and police, to identify and support children and young people regarding as being at high risk of victimisation, offending and social exclusion. There are now about 500 SSPs of one form or another across the country. Evaluations have shown that they are proving effective in improving behaviour and attendance, developing strong and positive relationships between the police and young people, and to help young people develop a sense of being part of the local community.
Because of the proven success of SSPs, the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) has been working closely with the Home Office, the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and the Youth Justice Board (YJB) to encourage more schools and police to engage in this type of early intervention and preventative work which is so vital to achieving the outcomes we are all committed to.
There is already a great deal of work going on across Government to tackle offenders and help vulnerable young people achieve the Every Child Matters outcome to Stay Safe. Initiatives include Youth Inclusion Support Panels and the Youth Inclusion Programme. And since 2004, we have invested over £45 million in Youth Offending Teams which have pioneered antisocial behaviour prevention activities for young people at most risk. Their work includes:
Youth Inclusion Support Panels and;
Youth Inclusion Programmes.
The Youth Taskforce has also been established at the Department for Children, Schools and Families to focus on delivering positive outcomes for young people. The Taskforce is focusing more on preventing teenagers from experiencing serious problemssuch as being drawn into youth crime and antisocial behaviour.
In Stockton, the AntiSocial Behaviour (ASB) team in Stockton borough council is working closely with schools to reduce crime in and around school premises. The ASB team consists of seconded police officers, a fire officer and council officers.
The emphasis is very much on preventing crime in the first place and building relationships with young people before crimes are committed. Each ASB officer covers specific wards in Stockton and works closely with schools in their area. They visit schools in uniform to encourage young people not to accept crime and to report it when they do encounter it.
Mr. Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offences of assaults were recorded in each year since 1997 where the assailant used sulphuric acid as a weapon; how many prosecutions were brought; and how many convictions resulted. 
Mr. Coaker: The information requested is not collected centrally. It is not possible to identify assaults using sulphuric acid from either the recorded crime statistics collected by the Home Office or from the court proceedings data held by the Ministry of Justice.
Mr. Randall: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) crimes of violence against the person and (b) burglaries were recorded in Uxbridge constituency in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 21 April 2008]: Statistics are not collected specifically on a constituency basis. The Home Office does publish statistics at crime and disorder reduction partnership (CDRP) area level. The number of offences of violence against the person and burglaries for each of the last five years by CDRP is available on the Home Office website at:
Also available is a look-up table that identifies which constituencies are associated with CDRPs. In many
instances, a CDRP may comprise of more than one constituency. Conversely, some constituencies will come within two or more CDRPs, either wholly or partially. The look-up table is available at:
Mr. Paul Goodman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 15 January 2007, Official Report, column 785W, on translation costs, how much was spent on translating her Department's publications into languages other than English in (a) 2003-04, (b) 2004-05, (c) 2005-06, (d) 2006-07 and (e) 2007-08. 
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cases of domestic violence were reported to the police in (a) England and (b) Wales in each of the last three years, broken down by region. 
Mr. Coaker: Data on the number of domestic violence incidents reported to the police in England and Wales are collected as part of a Statutory Performance Indicator, over the past three years under the Police Performance Assessment Framework.
|Number of reported domestic violence incidents|
|(1) Data not provided by force|
(2) January 2004 to December 2004
(3) Excluding unavailable data
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