Antisocial Behaviour Orders

Home Department written question – answered on 5th April 2005.

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Photo of Mr Parmjit Gill Mr Parmjit Gill Liberal Democrat, Leicester South

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders have been (a) applied for and (b) granted by the courts in Leicester, in each year since their inception.

Photo of Hazel Blears Hazel Blears Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

The available information on the number of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) applied for and issued, on application or following conviction, as notified to the Home Office by the courts in Leicester, is given in the following table.

Number of ASBOs issued, as notified to the Home Office, by type of court in Leicester, 1 June 2000(9) to 30 September 2004
ASBOs on application(10)

ASBOs on conviction Total issued on application/on
Period Total applications Total issued Total issued conviction
Magistrates court
1 June 2000 to 31 December 2000 4 4 n/a 4
1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001 n/a
1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002 1 1 1
1 January 2003 to 31 December 2003 1 1 1
1 January 2004 to 30 September 2004 4 4
Sub-total 6 6 4 10
The Crown court
1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002 n/a n/a
1 January 2003 to 31 December 2003 n/a n/a 3 3
1 January 2004 to 30 September 2004 n/a n/a 2 2
Sub-total n/a n/a 5 5
County court
1 January 2003 to 31 December 2003 n/a
1 January 2004 to 30 September 2004 1 1 n/a 1
Sub-total 1 1 1
Total 7 7 9 16

n/a=Not applicable.

(9)From 1 April 1999 to 31 May 2000 data were collected by police force area on aggregate numbers only. During this period one ASBO was notified as issued within Leicestershire.

(10)Only covers applications dealt with by 30 September 2004.

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