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  • Animal Welfare: Arrests

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many arrests there have been for offences in connection with animal welfare in North Shropshire since 1997.

  • Asylum: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average time was between a person claiming asylum on arrival in the UK and a final decision being made on their application in the...

  • British Nationality

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will reinstate the telephone line for people to request British nationality application forms.

  • British Nationality: Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people of each (a) age group and (b) nationality passed the British citizenship test in each month of 2009.

  • Burglary: Shropshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce the number of burglaries in Shropshire.

  • Community Safety Accreditation Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department in which local authority and police force areas (a) local authority employees and (b) private companies have been authorised to issue fixed...

  • Convictions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) males and (b) females aged (i) under 16, (ii) between 16 and 19, (iii) between 20 and 25, (iv) between 26 and 30, (v) between...

  • Crime

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate his Department has made of the number of (a) drug dealers, (b) people dealing in counterfeit currency and (c) people dealing...

  • Crime Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research his Department has undertaken into the relationship between levels of spending on police and crime rates; and if he will make a...

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department and its agencies have spent on rooms for staff leisure in each of the last five years.

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his Department provides subsidised gym facilities for its staff.

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department spent on interior design in relation to office refurbishments undertaken in each of the last five years.

  • Departmental Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will issue guidance on his Department's policy on the relocation offshore of departmental jobs to companies bidding for contracts let...

  • Departmental Data Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many attempts were made to gain unauthorised access to each (a) database and (b) ICT system run by his Department in each of the last...

  • Departmental Information Officers

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the cost to his Department was of employing press and media officers in the last 12 month period for which figures are available; and...

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his Department and its agencies incurred expenditure on advertising via Google Adwords in the latest year for which figures are available.

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many complaints his Department received regarding difficulties using its website in each of the last three years; and if he will make a...

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department spent on external website design consultants in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

  • Departmental Legal Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department has spent in (a) legal fees and (b) compensation on legal cases concerning remuneration of its employees in each of...

  • Departmental Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many performance reviews were undertaken in respect of staff of (a) his Department and (b) its agencies in each of the last five years;...

  • Departmental Marketing

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department and its agencies spent on promotional items carrying the Department's branding and logo in the last five years; and...

  • Departmental Official Hospitality

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the five most expensive hospitality events hosted by his Department and its agencies were in the last three years; and what (a) the...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 12 October 2009, Official Report, column 521W, what the name...

  • Departmental Theft

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps the Department is taking to deter theft from within the Department.

  • Departmental Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what methodology his Department used to determine whether answers to Questions in the formulation if he will set out with statistical...

  • DNA: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the familial searches of the national DNA database have resulted in a prosecution since the creation of that database.

  • Drugs: Misuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 1 June 2009, Official Report, column 159W, on drugs: misuse, when the result of the commissioned research on...

  • Entry Clearances

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent assessment he has made of the operation of the hub and spoke model for the issue of visas to enter the UK.

  • Entry Clearances: Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many business visitor visas to the UK were issued in (a) Iraq and (b) Jordan to (i) Iraqi citizens and (ii) other nationals in each of...

  • Entry Clearances: Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent representations he has received on Iraqi citizens travelling to Jordan in order to submit an application for a business visitor...

  • Entry Clearances: Overseas Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many student visas were (a) applied for by and (b) granted to applicants from (i) India, (ii) Pakistan, (iii) Bangladesh, (iv) Sri...

  • Entry Clearances: Pakistan

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to determine the appeal of Shaheen Kausar lodged on 19 May 2009 in Islamabad against refusal of entry clearance.

  • Greater Manchester

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will set out, with statistical information related as directly as possible to Manchester, Gorton constituency, the effects on that...

  • Group 4 Securicor

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions there have been with Group 4 Securicor (G4S) on the service offered by G4S Policing Solutions; and if he will make a statement.

  • Idcardsyoudecide Website

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many hits the idcardsyoudecide website has received since its launch.

  • Idcardsyoudecide Website

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much had been spent on the idcardsyoudecide (a) website and (b) short films on the latest date for which figures are available.

  • Identity Cards

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which Ministers in his Department have (a) been issued with (i) an identity card and (ii) a biometric passport and (b) their details on the...

  • Identity Cards: Bus Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consideration (a) his Department and (b) the Identity and Passport Service has given to the use of identity cards to indicate...

  • Identity Cards: Greater Manchester

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department by what means police in Greater Manchester are able to verify that an identity card is valid.

  • Identity Cards: Passports

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make it his policy not to combine the identity card and biometric passport schemes.

  • Illegal Immigrants

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer to Baroness Warsi of 17 March 2010, Official Report, House of Lords, column 190WA, on Houses of Parliament: illegal...

  • Immigration: Gurkhas

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Gurkha veterans have claimed resettlement rights since August 2009; and how many of them are receiving (a) pension credit, (b)...

  • Islamist Militants

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent estimate he has made of the funds raised in the UK for overseas Islamist militants.

  • Khat

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the health effects of khat.

  • Mobile Phones: Surveillance

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department has spent on (a) contracts with Roke Manor and (b) other projects relating to the Celldar mobile telephone...

  • Offences Against Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if the Government will take steps to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and...

  • Offensive Weapons: Shropshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes involving a weapon there have been in North Shropshire in each year since 1997; and what type of weapon was involved in each case.

  • Offensive Weapons: Shropshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) knives and (b) firearms have been recovered by police in North Shropshire in each year since 1997.

  • Opposition

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his Department has undertaken costings of the policies of the (a) Conservative Party and (b) Liberal Democrat Party at the request...

  • Police

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what his most recent estimate is of the proportion of police (a) time and (b) budget spent on tackling (i) gang related crimes, (ii)...

  • Police: Bureaucracy (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of police officer time was spent on each type of activity in (a) England and (b) Wales in the latest period for which...

  • Police: Bureaucracy

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of police officer time was spent on front-line policing in each year since 1997.

  • Police: Council Tax

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average Band D police precept on council tax bills in (a) England, (b) England and Wales and (c) each individual police authority...

  • Rape

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps the Government is taking to counter inaccurate perceptions of (a) the number of falsely-reported rapes and (b) individual...

  • Shropshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many times he has visited Shropshire in an official capacity in the last 12 months.

  • Stop and Search

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many stop and search procedures were performed on members of each ethnic minority in each of the last five years; (2) how many...

  • Stop and Search: Shropshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been (a) stopped and (b) searched under the provisions of section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 in North Shropshire in...

  • War Crimes

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether there are plans to establish a specialist war crimes unit in the Metropolitan police.