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  • Airports: Security

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what plans the Government has to introduce mandatory biometric fingerprint checks for passengers on domestic flights; and when she...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what enforcement campaigns her Department is conducting to prevent (a) underage drinking, (b) the sale of alcohol to young people and (c)...

  • Antisocial Behaviour Orders

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what measures are in place to punish offenders who breach antisocial behaviour orders; and if she will make a statement; (2) how many...

  • Asylum: Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the cases resolved through the grant of leave to remain in the UK under the legacy exercise concerned individuals occupying...

  • Asylum: Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Iraqi nationals who worked for or on behalf of the Government and the armed forces in Iraq had been granted asylum in the UK as of...

  • British Crime Survey

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidance is issued to interviewers conducting the British Crime Survey on interviewing in areas where they feel unsafe.

  • Cannabis

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what recent representations she has received on the sale of skunk cannabis seeds through online mail-order retailers; (2) what recent...

  • Community Support Officers: Powers (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what powers police community support officers (PCSOs) have to (a) stop members of the public, (b) enter private property, (c) demand...

  • Crimes of Violence: Cornwall

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the trends in violent crime in Cornwall in the latest period for which figures are available.

  • Crimes of Violence: Detection Rates

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the violent crime detection rate in England and Wales was in each of the last 10 years.

  • Crimes of Violence: Homosexuality

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the prosecution rate for homophobic hate crime detected by the Metropolitan Police was in each of the last five years.

  • Crimes of Violence: Public Transport (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many incidents of violence against public transport staff were recorded in Greater London in each of the last three years; and if she...

  • Criminal Records

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what percentage of people have a criminal record, broken down by (a) age, (b) sex and (c) ethnicity.

  • Customs Officers: Lancashire

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many customs officers are located at (a) Fleetwood, (b) Blackpool and (c) Glasson Dock in Lancashire.

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which organisations have received (a) free and (b) discounted room hire from (i) her Department and (ii) its agencies in each of the last...

  • Departmental Cleaning Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what contracts her Department has with cleaning services providers; and what the hourly rate of pay for cleaners working in her Department is.

  • Departmental Computers

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of her Department's (a) computers and (b) laptops have been stolen in 2007; and what the value of those items was.

  • Departmental NDPBs

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what funding has been agreed with each of her Department's non-departmental public bodies for the period 2008 to 2011.

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was spent on (a) new furnishings, (b) art and (c) new vehicles by her Department in each of the last three years.

  • Departmental Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what proportion of written questions for answer on a named day her Department has answered on the due date in the current...

  • Drugs: Crime Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crack house closure orders have been issued in England and Wales in each year since their introduction.

  • Drugs: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the classification regime for controlled drugs in meeting its objectives; and if she...

  • Entry Clearances

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what average waiting time for processing visa applications under (a) the highly skilled migrants programme and (b) tier 2 of the...

  • Entry Clearances: Foreign Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many businesses had applied for licences to sponsor migrants as at 30 September 2008.

  • Genetics

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people who were under the age of 18 years at the time they were arrested and had a DNA sample taken up to and including 1 December...

  • Genetics: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people arrested (a) in each financial year since 1995 and (b) in each month since April 2007, who were (i) under 16, (ii) 16 to...

  • Government Communications

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many staff in (a) her Department and (b) its agencies (i) are classified as Government communicators and (ii) have access to the...

  • Immigration

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of the cost of the legacy exercise for resolving old immigration cases.

  • Immigration

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for (a) indefinite leave to remain and (b) further leave to remain made in person at public enquiry offices were not...

  • Immigration

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for (a) indefinite leave to remain and (b) further leave to remain were received in each of the last three years; and...

  • Immigration Controls

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will publish the target times for passengers to be processed through immigration controls at (a) Heathrow, (b) Gatwick and (c)...

  • Immigration Controls

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were granted leave to remain in the United Kingdom through the long-term residence concession in each of the last five years.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she plans to answer the letter to her of 1 September from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton on Mrs. N. Akhtar.

  • Olympic Games 2012: Security

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what funding her Department has allocated for (a) the policing and security of and (b) immigration work associated with the London 2012...

  • Passports

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many passport applications were rejected in each of the last five years, broken down by (a) processing office and (b) reason for rejection.

  • Police: Leicestershire

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers and police community support officers are employed in Leicestershire constabulary.

  • Police: Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the implications of the deficit in the Police Contributory Pension Fund.

  • Police: Stun Guns

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will ensure that police officers armed with stun guns only use them in exceptional circumstances and after approval from a senior...

  • Police: Stun Guns

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what advice she has issued to police on the use of stun guns against farm animals; and if she will make a statement.

  • Powers of Entry

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what categories of public official may enter a private residence without the permission of the (a) owner and (b) occupier (i) with...

  • Powers of Entry

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many powers of entry have been established in legislation introduced by her Department since 1997; and how many have been abolished.

  • Racially Aggravated Offences: Detection Rates

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the prosecution rate was for racist hate crime detected by the Metropolitan Police in each of the last five years.

  • Redundancy

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her most recent estimate is of the cost of redundancies in her Department arising from the conclusions of the Gershon review.

  • Work Permits

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many work permit applications were outstanding at the time of the replacement of the work permit scheme.