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London

Workstream £

2007-08

Enforcement, intelligence and prevention work. Including community reassurance and third sector delivery of support

573,473

2008-09

Improve risk management processes

200,000

Implement approaches set out in Tackling Gangs: A Practical Guide

400,000

Total allocation

1,173,473


Manchester

Workstream £

2007-08

Enforcement, intelligence and prevention work. Including community reassurance and third sector delivery of support

304,088

2008-09

Improve risk management processes

200,000

Implement approaches set out in Tackling Gangs: A Practical Guide

200,000

Total allocation

704,088

Grand total

3,295,453


Driving under Influence: Elderly

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals aged over 65 years have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in each of the last 10 years. [264015]

Mr. Alan Campbell: The information requested on arrests is not collected centrally.

The arrests collection held by the Home Office covers arrests for recorded crime (notifiable offences) only, broken down at a main offence group level, covering categories such as violence against the person and robbery.


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The offence of driving under the influence of alcohol is not a notifiable offence and does not form a part of the arrests collection.

Immigration: Statistics

Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will place in the Library a copy of the recent letter from the Minister for Borders and Immigration to the UK Statistics Authority on the topicality of statistical releases. [262053]

Mr. Woolas [holding answer 9 March 2009]: A copy of the letter from the chief executive of the UK Border Agency has been placed in the House Library.

Offences against Children: Internet

Margaret Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 3 February 2009, Official Report, column 1652W, on offences against children: internet, when her Department commenced its review of ways in which the final 5 per cent. of internet service providers could be covered by blocking; what timetable has been set to achieve 100 per cent. blocking coverage; and what steps she plans to take to achieve that objective. [261935]

Mr. Alan Campbell: The Government are considering all the options for progressing the final 5 per cent. of consumer broadband connections not currently covered by blocking. The Government will be setting out actions and time scales in due course.

Proceeds of Crime

David Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the total proceeds of crime (a) identified, (b) restrained and (c) recovered by the Serious Organised Crime Agency was in cases where an official receiver’s fee has been paid in the last three years. [264162]

Mr. Alan Campbell [holding answer 17 March 2009]: The civil recovery powers in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 were extended to the Serious Organised Crime Agency and prosecutors in April 2008 under the Serious Crime Act 2007. SOCA’s costs relating to this new function are subject to internal validation and will be available after the end of the financial year.


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