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Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 5 February 2008, Official Report, columns 997-1004W, on police: finance, what the equivalent data are for 2008-09. 
The Government do not distribute grant to police authorities purely on the basis of population. The police funding formula uses a range of data relating to demographic and social characteristics to reflect the relative needs of each police authority. Police grant allocations by the Department for Communities and Local Government and the Welsh Assembly Government also take into account the relative tax base of each police authority. Grant allocations are stabilised by damping to limit year-on-year variations.
|Police authority||Budget requirement (£ million)||Resident population (million)|
| Sources: Budget Requirement-BR Forms. DCLG-English police authorities. WAG-Welsh police authorities. Population-ONS The projected populations for 2008 in the table were used in the 2008-09 police grant settlement.|
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions police officers have been called out to educational establishments in (a) each police force area and (b) England and Wales in each year since 1998. 
Mr. MacShane: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police officers there were in (i) 1997, (ii) 2001, (iii) 2005 and (iv) 2009 and (b) police community support officers there were in (i) 2005 and (ii) 2009 in South Yorkshire. 
|Number of full-time equivalent (FTE) police officers and police community support officers (PCSOs) in post in South Yorkshire|
|As at 31 March each year||Officers( 1)||PCSOs|
|(1) Number of FTE police officers less staff on career breaks and maternity leave.|
Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there have been in respect of attempts to assist people to enter the UK illegally in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Woolas: Statistics on persons proceeded against for offences under the Immigration Acts 1971 to 2006 in England and Wales by offence description are provided by the Ministry of Justice and are published annually. Information for 2004 to 2008 has been published in Table 3.4 of the Control of Immigration: Statistics, United Kingdom-2008 publication which are available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office's Research, Development and Statistics website at:
Rosie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions have been sought as a direct result of evidence gained using CCTV cameras in West Lancashire constituency in each of the last six years. 
The National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) and Cheshire constabulary are conducting a qualitative analysis of recorded crime data and case files in Cheshire. This is in order to determine the value of CCTV to investigations carried out in that particular police force area. This work will be used to assist in further consideration of the criteria that should be applied in other areas of England and Wales by police, local authorities and others in assessing the contribution of CCTV to crime detection, crime reduction and public confidence.
Mr. Woolas: The civil service grade 5 has been incorporated into the Senior Civil Service and no longer exists. The numbers of UK Border Agency staff, including temporary cover arrangements, on 1 January 2010 at (a) SCS are 79, (b) grade 6 are 187 and (c) grade 7 are 605. These numbers are full-time equivalents rounded to the nearest whole number.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions for what surveillance powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission has applied; and whether it has applied for powers of entry. 
Helen Goodman: The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission is responsible for the child maintenance system. I have asked the Child Maintenance Commissioner to write to the hon. Member with the information requested and I have seen the response.
In reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, the Secretary of State promised a substantive reply from the Child Maintenance Commissioner.
You asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what surveillance powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission has applied; and whether it has applied for powers of entry. 
The Commission is seeking authority under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 to undertake directed surveillance (the surveillance of individuals in a public place for the purposes of a specific investigation) and access to communications data relating to the "subscriber" of a communications provider. This could include personal information, such as bank account details, when investigating alleged criminal offences.
The Commission is not seeking powers of entry.
I hope that you find this answer helpful.
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