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Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office and Police: Kosovo (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office has no centrally held record of any staff or UK police officers being posted to a role in the British Embassy in Pristina from 2008 to date. Since 2013, 4 police officers have been deployed to the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo. We have no centrally held records covering Home Office staff or police officers being deployed to other agencies relating to Kosovo or...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Biometrics (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: Facial recognition systems can be used to compare people in public spaces to images on a pre-determined list and provide suggested matches to a human operator. The rate of suggested matching will depend on the system, the images and the circumstances of the deployment. They will produce false positive matches which it would be for the operator to consider including any follow up procedure....

Written Answers — Home Office: Racially Aggravated Offences: Lancashire (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office collects and publishes information on the number of hate crime offences recorded by the police by monitored strand, including racial hate crime, in England and Wales by financial year and Police Force Area. The latest data are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/651921/prc-hate-crime-open-data.ods Data for 2017/18 are due...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Emergency Calls (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The deployment of resources is an operational matter for the police. Before making decisions on the 2018/19 police funding settlement, I spoke to every police force in England and Wales to understand how demands on them were changing. This year, we have enabled Police and Crime Commissioners to increase their direct funding by £280m through greater flexibility to raise precept. Most PCCs...

Written Answers — Home Office: Abortion: Clinics (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave to the Hon. Member for Sheffield Heeley on the 19th March 2018, UIN 132535.

Written Answers — Home Office: Racial Hatred: Coventry (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office collects and publishes information on the number hate crime offences recorded by the police by monitored strand, including racial hate crime, in England and Wales. Data are not available at a lower geographical level than Police Force Area. The latest data, including figures for the West Midlands, are published here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm...

Written Answers — Home Office: Prince Harry: Marriage (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: We have not received any application for funding in respect of the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Officials are in regular contact with the police force and will provide any assistance necessary should the Police and Crime Commissioner choose to submit an application. As I set out in my response to the Hon Member for Edinburgh East, I will carefully consider any such application.

Written Answers — Home Office: West Yorkshire Police: Finance (24 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: Before making decisions on the 2018/19 police funding settlement, I spoke to every police force in England and Wales to understand how demands on them were changing. This year, we have enabled Police and Crime Commissioners to increase their direct funding by £280m through greater flexibility to raise precept. In West Yorkshire, the PCC used this flexibility to increase his direct...

Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence (22 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service will reply week commencing 21 May 2018.

Written Answers — Home Office: Metals: Theft (21 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 provides the legislative basis for tackling metal theft across England and Wales by making it more difficult for criminals to dispose of stolen metal through scrap metal yards. Enforcement of the Act is a matter for individual local authorities and for chief constables and Police and Crime Commissioners who must decide how best to deploy their resources to...

Written Answers — Home Office: DNA: Databases (21 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: In 2014-15 there were 29,315 matches between DNA profiles taken from crime scenes and subject records stored on the National DNA Database. In 2015-16 there were 29,935 matches between DNA profiles taken from crime scenes and subject records stored on the National DNA Database.

Written Answers — Home Office: DNA: Databases (21 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: a) The number of sample profiles retained on NDNAD by year: Year Total number of subject sample profiles retained on NDNAD Total number of crime scene sample profiles retained on NDNAD 2010-11 6,595,295 400,786 2011-12 6,969,396 405,848 2012-13 6,737,973 428,634 2013-14 5,716,085 456,856 2014-15 5,766,369 486,691 2015-16 5,860,642 519,678 2016-17 6,024,032...

Written Answers — Home Office: Alternatives to Prosecution (21 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office publishes police recorded crime and outcomes open data tables on a quarterly basis. The most recent publication covers recorded crime and outcomes data to the year ending December 2017. Information on community resolutions for the last three years, broken down by offence type, can be found in the published open data tables released with the most recent police recorded crime...

Written Answers — Home Office: Automatic Number Plate Recognition (21 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology is used to help detect vehicles suspected of being involved in a broad range of offences, including tackling travelling criminals, organised crime groups and terrorists, and disrupting criminality at a local, force, regional and national level. The Home Office does not hold the information on which motorways – and at which locations...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Expenditure (21 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The structure of policing and the way it is funded have changed significantly over the period in question. It is therefore not possible to provide a directly comparable set of figures for total police funding in the years requested.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Rural Areas (17 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office has not made an assessment of these relative costs. It is a matter for Chief Constables to determine the most effective policing model for their police force area, taking into account local conditions and priorities.

Written Answers — Home Office: Fire and Rescue Services: Finance (17 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: Fire and rescue services have the resources they need to do their important work. Overall fire and rescue authorities will receive around £2.3 billion in 2018/19. Single purpose fire and rescue authorities will see an increase in core spending power of 1.2% in cash terms in 2018/19, and an overall increase of 0.3% from 2015/16 to 2019/20. Financial reserves held by single purpose FRAs...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fire and Rescue Services: Pay (17 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Government recognises the vital work that firefighters undertake in protecting our communities and it is essential that they receive a fair pay award that reflects their role. Firefighter pay in England is the responsibility of the National Joint Council, comprising of representatives from both the employers’ and employees’ side. Any award agreed by the NJC is paid from fire...

Written Answers — Home Office: Horse Racing: Arrests (17 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office does not centrally hold the information requested. The Home Office collects and publishes data on the number of arrests for notifiable offences on a financial year basis. The Home Office collects and publishes these data at the offence group level, for example, ‘Sexual offences’ or ‘Miscellaneous crimes against society’, broken down by police force...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fires: Domestic Appliances (17 May 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office publishes data on accidental primary fires by cause of fire in table FIRE0605 here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-sta tistics-data-tables#cause-of-fire These data are only available from 2010/11 onwards and are for primary fires (excluding secondary and chimney fires) in England only. Fire statistics data for Wales are published by the Welsh...


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