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Mr. Jenkins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many acceptable behaviour contracts have been made in (a) Staffordshire and (b) Tamworth constituency in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Alan Campbell: The number of acceptable behaviour contracts (ABCs) is collected by the Home Office through a voluntary survey of Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRPs) use of antisocial behaviour tools and powers. The latest published data indicate that at least 450 ABCs were made in Staffordshire between October 2003 and September 2008, of which 75 were issued in Tamworth during the same period.
Mr. Alan Campbell: Antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) became available from 1 April 1999. The latest available data on the number of ASBOs issued cover the period 1 April 1999 to 31 December 2007. These data are not available below Criminal Justice System (CJS) area level.
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many anti-social behaviour orders have been issued to young people aged between 13 and 19 years old in (a) England, (b) the North East and (c) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Alan Campbell: The number of antisocial behaviour orders issued to young people (defined as being 10-17 years old at the date of appearance in court) at all courts in England, the North East region and Cleveland, in each of the years during the period 2003-07 (latest available) is shown in the following table.
|Number of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) issued to juveniles( 1) at all courts in the Cleveland Criminal Justice System (CJS) area, the North East region and England, as reported to the Home Office by the Court Service, 1 January 2003 to 31 December 2007|
|(1) Juveniles are defined as being 10-17 years old at the date of appearance in court.|
(2) The north-east Government office region comprises the Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria Criminal Justice System areas.
1. Previously issued data have been revised.
2. 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. 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.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what eligibility criteria are used to assess applications for grants from the Small Retailers Grant Fund; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Alan Campbell: The information requested is not collected centrally. From the recorded crime statistics collected by the Home Office it is not possible to identify the age of the alleged offender.
Chris Huhne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many employees in his Department and its agencies in England and Wales were subject to basic disclosure checks undertaken by Disclosure Scotland in each year since 2002. 
The 'Disclosure Scotland' checks were introduced in the Home Office in November 2008;
therefore, no checks were undertaken before then. In 2008, a total of 83 permanent members of staff and 180 contractors were checked through 'Disclosure Scotland'. In 2009 (up to 16 October 2009), 1,001 permanent staff and 2,060 contractors were checked. This information will probably include employees and contractors based in Scotland and Northern Ireland as our records are unable to differentiate between areas of the country for these particular data.
Additionally, this information relates to the core Home Office, UK Border Agency, Criminal Records Bureau and the Identity and Passport Service. It does not include non-departmental government bodies which the Home Office may 'sponsor'.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the detection rate was for (a) all offences, (b) violence against the person, (c) sexual offences, (d) robbery, (e) burglary, (f) drug offences and (g) criminal damage in each of the last 10 years; and what proportion of detections in each such case was recorded on the issuing of a (i) charge or summons, (ii) caution, (iii) offence taken into consideration and (iv) penalty notice for disorder. 
It should be noted that non-sanction detections that contribute to the percentage change in detection rates have fallen in recent years reflecting a significant shift by many police forces away from recording detections of crime where no further action is taken. For this reason overall detection rates over time are not fully comparable.
From 1 April 2007 the rules governing recording of non-sanction detections were revised to reduce the scope within which they can be claimed to a very limited set of circumstance. In terms of offences detected by the police, the preferred measure is now to use sanction detections.
|Detection rates for selected offence groups in England and Wales|
|Percentage of detections detected by:|
|Financial year and offence group||Detection rate (percentage)( 1)||Charge/summons||Caution||Offences taken into consideration||Penalty notice for disorder||Cannabis warnings||Non-sanction detections (percentage)|
|n/a = Not applicable.|
(1) In 2008-09 this includes a small number of Youth Restorative Disposals submitted to the Home Office as part of a pilot scheme and which are included in with non-sanction detections.
(2) The National Crime Recording Standard was introduced on 1 April 2002.
(3) Includes British Transport Police from 2002-03.
(4) Since January 2009, PNDs can be given for cannabis possession. Up until the end of March 2009, PNDs were counted together with cannabis warnings.
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