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The Irish National Liberation Army
The Irish People's Liberation Organisation
The Ulster Defence Association
The Loyalist Volunteer Force
The Continuity Army Council
The Orange Volunteers
The Red Hand Defenders
Egyptian Islamic Jihad
Armed Islamic Group (Groupe Islamique Armée) (GIA)
Salafist Group for Call and Combat (Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat)
International Sikh Youth Federation
Jaish e Mohammed
Lashkar e Tayyaba
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
Hizballah External Security Organisation Hamas-Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades
Palestinian Islamic JihadShaqaqi
Abu Nidal Organisation
Islamic Army of Aden
Mujaheddin e Khalq
Kurdistan Workers' Party (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan) (PKK) (alternative names Kongra-Gele Kurdistan and KADEK added in 2006)
Revolutionary Peoples' Liberation PartyFront (Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi)
Basque Homeland and Liberty (Euskadi ta Askatasuna) (ETA)
17 November Revolutionary Organisation (N17)
Abu Sayyaf Group
Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
Al Ittihad Al Islamia
Ansar Al Islam
Ansar Al Sunna
Groupe Islamique Combattant Marocain
Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin
Islamic Jihad Union
Libyan Islamic Fighting Group
Sipah-e Sahaba Pakistan
The Saved Sect
Baluchistan Liberation Army
Teyrebaz Azadiye Kurdistan
Jammat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh
Tehrik Nefaz-e Shari'at Muhammadi
The military wing of Hizballah, including the Jihad Council and all units reporting to it (including the Hizballah External Security Organisation)
Hizballah External Security Organisation
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on which date each organisation that has been removed from the proscription list under the Terrorism Act 2000 was removed; what the reasons for the removal were in each case; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: Mujaheddin e Khalq, also known as the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI), is the only organisation to have been removed from the list of proscribed organisations. The Order proscribing the organisation came into force on 24 June 2008 following rulings from the Court of Appeal and the Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (POAC) that the organisation was no longer concerned in terrorism as set out in the Terrorism Act 2000.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which Minister in her Department has policy responsibility for tackling racism on the internet; what funds her Department has allocated to
tackling racism on the internet in 2009-10; what steps are being taken to tackle (a) racism and (b) anti-Semitic hate on the internet. 
Mr. Coaker: I am responsible for tackling hate crime on the internet. This includes racism on the internet. In February 2009 a ministerial seminar met to discuss how to more effectively tackle hate crime on the internet, including anti-Semitic hate crime. Work following this meeting is ongoing with officials currently researching options and costings on how best to tackle internet hate crime. Consideration will be given to the costed proposals in due course.
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) complaints and (b) items of correspondence (i) her Department and (ii) Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary has received in respect of historical investigations of allegations of sex abuse in each year since 2001. 
Mr. Burns: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals were found to be carrying illegal (a) weapons and (b) drugs during stop and search procedures by the police in (i) West Chelmsford constituency and (ii) Essex in each of the last 10 years. 
Mr. Coaker: Information on the number of arrests arising from stop and search procedures for illegal weapons and drugs in Essex police force area from 1998-99 to 2007-08 (latest available) is provided in the table.
The information reported to the Home Office on searches is broken down at police force area level only and cannot separately identify arrests resulting from searches conducted in the West Chelmsford constituency area.
|Number of persons arrested for the possession of offensive weapons and drugs after stop and search procedures by police in Essex police force area, 1998-99 2007-08|
|Stops and searches under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984||Searches in anticipation of violence under Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994|
|Arrests for offensive weapons||Arrests for drugs||Number of arrests for possession of offensive weapons or dangerous instruments|
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 police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when these data are used.
Mr. Redwood: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of the annual cost to businesses of implementation of her proposals to retain email and web information on customers. 
Mr. Coaker: Current legislation, the Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 (Statutory Instrument 2009/859), provides that the Secretary of State may, subject to prior agreement, reimburse any expenses incurred by a public communications provider in complying with the regulations for retention of communications data. On 27 April the Home Secretary published a consultation paper, Protecting the Public in a Changing Communications Environment seeking views on options for maintaining the capability of law enforcement and security and intelligence agencies to obtain communications data to protect the public.
The paper outlines that high level initial estimates of the cost of the options are in the range of up to £2 billion over a 10 year period. The Government are actively seeking the views of business on the proposed options to help meet its Better Regulation commitments to minimise their impact on business.
David Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many complaints were received against officers of the Territorial Support Group in (a) 2007 and (b) 2008; and how many such complaints have been received in 2009 to date; 
(2) how many allegations of assault were made against officers of the Territorial Support Group in (a) 2007, (b) 2008 and (c) 2009 to date; and of these, how many were (i) upheld, (ii) allegations of assaults against ethnic minorities and (iii) allegations of assaults against women. 
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is responsible for collecting the general complaint statistics that are published annually. However, these statistics are not broken down to the specific policing duty area where the officer works.
John Cummings: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what assessment has been made of the level of risk of anthrax infection to workers in Government Department postal sections arising from the terrorist action; and if she will make a statement; 
(3) whether personnel in the 18 chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear preparedness centres planned in the Government's Contest counter-terrorism strategy will be vaccinated against anthrax infection; 
(4) what assessment she has made of the likely effects on public health of the release of anthrax spores on a platform at a deep-level London Underground station serving multiple Underground lines; and if she will make a statement; 
(5) which manufacturers of vaccines against anthrax are represented on (a) the security and resilience suppliers community (RISC) and (b) the RISC chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear industry advisory group; 
Mr. Coaker: From 2001, and following the anthrax incidents in the United States of America, the United Kingdoms Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Resilience programme has provided the framework for comprehensive planning and preparation for dealing with the possible consequences of a CBRN attack. In addition, the Governments wider Counter-Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST) deals, among other things, with all aspects of protection to the public, including security advice to the private sector. While for security reasons it would be inappropriate to detail all aspects of such planning, the Governments approach is to prevent terrorists from obtaining or using hazardous materials; to put in place safeguards to protect the public, public places or critical national infrastructure from such attacks; and to ensure that measures are in place to reduce the impact of any such attack should it occur. The Health and Safety Executive has, for example, produced guidance on Biological/Chemical Threats by Post and general advice to businesses is provided by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure.
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