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Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what percentage of fines issued for (a) shoplifting, (b) parking offences and (c) alcohol-related offences were paid (i) at the first opportunity and (ii) after a court appearance in the last 12 months. 
Mr. Straw: Information held by the Ministry of Justice for the number of Penalty Notices for Disorder (PND) issued to persons aged 16 and over for the offence of Theft (retail under £200), and for alcohol related offences in England and Wales in 2007 that were paid (i) at the earliest opportunity within the 21 day suspended enforcement period is shown in the table. 21 days is the minimum period before which forces can register a fine against the recipient for not responding to a notice, so forces can accept payments after the SEP for administrative purposes. It is not possible to identify the payment rate of fines arising from unpaid PNDs separately from other court-imposed fines. However, the latest enforcement rate for all fines including those from unpaid PNDs, is 85.2 per cent. for the period April to December 2008.
Information on the number of persons who requested a court appearance after being issued with a PND has been provided in the table. It is not possible from the information collected centrally to provide details on the outcomes of these cases.
Certain motoring offences, including parking offences where not de-criminalised, can be dealt with by the offer of a fixed penalty. Information reported to the Home Office on outcomes of fixed penalty notices
(FPNs) are not broken down by offence, therefore data on payment rates for FPNs for parking offences are not available.
|Number of penalty notices for disorder (PND) issued to offenders aged 16 and over for selected offences and outcome England and Wales 2007( 1)|
|Offence||Number issued||Paid in full within 21 days||Percentage||Court hearing requested||Percentage|
|(1) 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 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.|
(2) Offence moved from the lower tier (£50) to the upper tier (£80) on 1 November 2004.
(3) Offence added with effect from 1 November 2004.
(4) Offence added with effect from 11 October 2004.
(5) Offence added with effect from 4 April 2005.
Evidence and Analysis UnitOffice for Criminal Justice Reform, Ministry of Justice
Mr. Wills: The Ministry of Justice has recently received a number of representations on the data sharing implications of Phorm. Those representations tended to focus on issues surrounding privacy and consent regarding the Phorm Trial.
The Information Commissioners Office is the independent regulator with responsibility for ensuring compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Representations have also been made to the Information Commissioner about the data sharing implications of Phorm and he has noted his intention to keep the matter under review.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many complaints about the way in which a land registration decision had been reached were investigated by the Office of the Independent Complaints Reviewer in each of the last three years. 
Mr. Wills: The figures set out in the following table show the number of complaint reviews completed and the number of separate allegations investigated that were considered in the reviews. The 2008-09 annual report has not been finalised.
|Number of complaints||Number of allegations investigated|
Christine Knott (SRO C-NOMIS Project)June 2004;
Roger Hill (SRO C-NOMIS Project/NOMIS Programme)April 2007;
Ann Beasley (SRO NOMIS Programme)April 2008.
The director of Offender Management role has been evaluated, in all cases, to be senior civil servant (SCS) pay band 2. The salaries paid will be commensurate with this pay band and are expected to be in the region of £80,000 to £120,000. The exact salaries of the directors will be different because the roles vary in scale and this will be recognised accordingly.
The savings generated from the regional restructuring in the National Offender Management Service, which includes the creation and appointment of directors of Offender Management will result in a cost base reduction of £10 million.
The NOMS agency unaudited resource and capital expenditure outturn for the financial year 2009-09 is: resource £4,452 million and capital £550 million. The
final audited figures will be included in the MOJ annual departmental report and accounts that will be published in due course.
|Financial y ear||Resource||Capital|
The figures for 2008-09 will not be directly comparable with those for previous years as a result of the reorganisation of the service and the establishment of the new NOMS Agency, and the transfer of strategic functions to the newly formed Criminal Justice Group in the MOJ, from April 2008.
Mr. Grieve: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much time the National Offender Management Service spent recording ethnic monitoring data in (a) 2006, (b) 2007, (c) 2008 and (d) 2009. 
Mr. Straw: The information requested is not collected centrally. An accurate calculation of time spent recording and collating ethnic monitoring data would involve calculations across a number of processes and functions in prisons, young offender institutions and probations areas locally and at a regional and national level. Gathering this information would be at disproportionate cost.
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