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Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th February 2000.

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The Secretary of State was asked

  • Clandestine Immigrants (8 speeches)

    How many lorries which contained clandestine immigrants have been stopped by the police in the last six months. [108235]

  • Police (North Yorkshire) (6 speeches)

    What representations he has received on the proposed standard spending assessment for North Yorkshire police for the next financial year. [108236]

  • General Pinochet (10 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on his policy in respect of General Pinochet. [108237]

  • Private Detectives (4 speeches)

    What plans he has to conduct a review of the work of the private detective industry; and if he will make a statement. [108238]

  • Asylum Seekers (8 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on the numbers of political asylum seekers located in seaside towns. [108239]

  • Crime (Metropolitan Police Area) (11 speeches)

    What measures he is taking to improve the success rate in fighting crime in the Metropolitan police area. [108240]

  • Clandestine Immigrants (8 speeches)

    What penalties are available to ensure road hauliers do not bring illegal immigrants into the United Kingdom. [108241]

  • Asylum Seekers (16 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on the numbers of asylum seekers currently awaiting a decision on their asylum application. [108243]

  • Witness Protection (6 speeches)

    If he will discuss witness protection arrangements with chief constables. [108244]

  • Closed Circuit Television (6 speeches)

    What criteria he has set for the funding of portable CCTV; and if he will make a statement. [108245]

  • Robbery Statistics (6 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on the number of robberies in England and Wales in the year to 30 September 1999. [108246]

  • Demonstrations (4 speeches)

    What guidance he issues to chief constables with regard to protecting property and persons in neighbourhoods which are subject to regular demonstrations; and if he will make a statement. [108247]

  • Electoral Reform (6 speeches)

    What representations he has received on the report of the Jenkins Commission on reform of the electoral system. [108248]

  • Asylum Seekers (4 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on progress in relieving the pressure on accommodation for asylum seekers in London and the south East. [108250]