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|Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts under Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 in England and Wales, 1997 to 2006( 1, 2) : Employing a person aged 16 and above subject to immigration control|
|Number of persons|
|1997||1998||1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005( 3)||2006( 3)|
|(1) Principal immigration offence.|
(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) Figures are provisional.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many and what proportion of employees in his Department who received a performance-related bonus at their last appraisal were (a) male, (b) female, (c) from an ethnic minority, (d) disabled and (e) not heterosexual; and if he will make a statement. 
(a) 16.4 per cent. of males in the Department received a bonus (131 staff);
(b) 15.0 per cent. of females in the Department received a bonus (193 staff);
(c) 11.1 per cent. of ethnic minorities in the Department received a bonus (two staff);
(d) 6.25 per cent. of disabled staff in the Department received a bonus (five staff); and
(e) sexual orientation is not currently monitored in the Northern Ireland Office.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when each of his Departments and its agencies green transport plans were introduced; and if he will place in the Library a copy of each such plan. 
loans to staff to purchase public transport season tickets;
staff who use public transport can also get a loan to purchase a car park season ticket at their station;
loans to staff to purchase cycles; and
promoting our video conferencing facilities to reduce travel between our Belfast and London offices.
As the Department cannot eliminate the need for staff to fly, we participate in the Government Carbon Offsetting Fund to offset emissions from official and ministerial air travel. We are currently working with colleagues in the NI Departments on the Stormont Estate to produce a single workplace travel plan that will look to encourage alternatives to use of the car, including discussing with Translink possible improvements to public transport, looking at park and ride schemes and promoting car sharing, walking and cycling.
Mr. Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many domestic abuse offences involved a sexual assault on (a) a current partner, (b) a former partner and (c) a child in (i) A District Command Unit area, (ii) B District Command Unit area and (iii) Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years, broken down by (A) sex and (B) age of victim. 
Paul Goggins: The following table shows recorded crimes with a domestic motivation broken down by age and sex of victim. Due to a change in systems, comparable statistics are available only from 2004-05. The Police Service for Northern Ireland has advised that it is not possible to provide figures broken down by relationship.
|Recorded crimes with a domestic motivation: Offences involving a sexual assault by gender and age of victims, A and B districts and Northern Ireland 2004-05 to 2007-08|
|Females 17 and over||Males 17 and over||Children under 17||Gender/age unknown||Total offences|
Central Statistics Unit, PSNI
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