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Mr. Skinner: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many anti-social behaviour orders have been imposed in (a) Derbyshire and (b) Bolsover constituency since their introduction. 
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many breaches of antisocial behaviour orders in (a) Hemel Hempstead, (b) Hertfordshire and (c) the UK have resulted in a criminal conviction in each year since the inception of such orders. 
Mr. Alan Campbell:
ASBOs became available in April 1999. ASBO breach data are available for ASBOs issued
between 1 June 2000 and 31 December 2006 (latest available) and are not compiled below criminal justice system (CJS) area level.
Information collected centrally on the number of breaches of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) only counts those instances where the breach of the ASBO was proven in a court in England and Wales. The available information is shown in the following table.
|Number of occasions in the Hertfordshire criminal justice system area( 1) and England and Wales in each year between 1 June 2000 and 31 December 2006 where persons were proven in court to have breached their ASBO|
|(1) ASBOs may be issued in one area and breached in another. Breaches are counted in this table by area of breach.|
(2) 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.
Matthew Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offenders have been (a) cautioned and (b) issued with penalty notices for disorder in (i) the Devon and Cornwall Police Force area and (ii) England in each year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Alan Campbell: Data provided by the Ministry of Justice showing the number of offenders cautioned as well as offenders issued with a penalty notice for disorder (PND) in the Devon and Cornwall police force area and England, from 2004 to 2006 are in the following table. Data for 2007 are due to be published in late November 2008.
|Number of offenders cautioned( 1,2) and issued with a penalty notice for disorder (PND), in the Devon and Cornwall police force area and England, 2004 to 2006( 3)|
|Devon and Cornwall||England|
|Cautioned||Given a PND||Cautioned||Given a PND|
|(1 )The cautions statistics relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been cautioned for two or more offences at the same time the principal offence is the more serious offence.|
(2 )From 1 June 2000 the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 came into force nationally and removed the use of cautions for persons under 18 and replaced them with reprimands and final warnings. These figures have been included in the totals.
(3 )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.
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much funding her Department has allocated to tackle anti-social behaviour in (a) Hemel Hempstead, (b) Hertfordshire and (c) the UK in each year since the inception of intervention programmes. 
Mr. Alan Campbell: Since 2003-04, the Home Office has made £34.4 million available in each year specifically and solely to tackle antisocial behaviour in England and Wales. This includes funding for the Respect programme, which is now the responsibility of the Department for Children, Schools and Families, and a grant for antisocial behaviour co-ordinators.
As with all other Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRPs), Dacorum, which includes Hemel Hempstead, was allocated £25,000 a year from 2003-04 as a contribution towards funding an ASB co-ordinator post. In 2005-06, in England the antisocial co-ordinators grant was pooled within the safer and stronger communities fund. This pooled budget supports the delivery of outcomes and indicators relating to antisocial behaviour in local area agreements (LAAs).
Respect programmes in Hertfordshire also have an impact on antisocial behaviour. These programmes were designed to kick start a change in the way the area worked to tackle antisocial behaviour. There are many funding streams that impact on antisocial behaviour. A more detailed account can be found in the report by the National Audit Office Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour (HC99 2006-07, December 2006). Other Home Office-led activities also act to tackle antisocial behaviour, for example the introduction of community support officers, but a monetary value cannot be assigned to that contribution.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) assaults on police officers were recorded and (b) prosecutions for such assaults there were (i) in each London borough and (ii) in England in each of the last five years. 
The available information is given in the following tables. Figures for the number of assaults without injury on a constable are taken from the police recorded crime statistics collected by the Home Office and relate to offences recorded by the police. These figures are on a financial year basis. Assaults without
injury are categories which apply specifically to the recorded crime data. If an assault on a police officer results in injury then the offence will be recorded under the appropriate wounding classification (i.e. more or less serious wounding).
Prosecutions data come from the Office for Criminal Justice Reform and relate to defendants. These figures are on a calendar year basis. The data refer to prosecutions for assault on a constable which may include cases where an officer receives an injury (unlike the recorded crime data). Because of this and the fact that one dataset looks at offences and the other at defendants, the figures in the two tables are not directly comparable.
|Table 1: Numbers of assault without injury on a constable offences recorded by basic command units (BCUs) in London region, 2003-04 to 2007-08|
|BCU (police force)||2003-04||2004-05||2005-06||2006-07||2007-08|
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