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  • Alcoholic Drinks

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of the level of alcohol-related absenteeism in her Department; whether her Department has an (a) internal alcohol...

  • Alcoholic Drinks: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she expects to publish her response to her Department's consultation on its alcohol strategy, including any recommendations for minimum...

  • Asylum

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department in each of the last 10 years, how many asylum applications were received; how many asylum decision were made; how many of those decisions...

  • Asylum

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 4 February 2013, Official Report, column 21W, on asylum, what assessment she has made of the efficacy of (a) the...

  • Asylum

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many asylum legacy cases are outstanding; (2) how many outstanding asylum legacy cases have been identified as being criminal to...

  • Asylum: Pregnant Women

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many pregnant women in receipt of asylum support were dispersed or relocated during pregnancy (a) once, (b) twice, (c) thrice, (d) four...

  • Aviation

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many air miles were accumulated by each Minister in her Department in 2012; how such air miles were used; and whether such air miles were...

  • Bombings: Birmingham

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps could be taken by the families of the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings to have that crime reinvestigated; and if she will...

  • British Nationality: Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consideration she has given to removing or altering the penalty charges applied when a person makes a mistake on the registration form...

  • Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what occupation costs of each type are incurred for each property used by her Department.

  • Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the names and locations are of all properties used by officials of her Department; whether those properties are (a) owned by the...

  • Children: Abuse

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if she will review the dossiers submitted to her Department by the former hon. Member for Huddersfield West (1979 to 1983) and...

  • Crime

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) allegations of, (b) arrests for, (c) charges for, (d) prosecutions for and (e) convictions for (i) rape, (ii) sexual assault and...

  • Crime Prevention: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans she has to assess the effectiveness of the initiatives set out in the Government's November 2011 report on Ending Gang and Youth...

  • Cybercrime

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the potential costs and benefits of recording the rate of occurrence of cyber crime.

  • Cycling

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) who her Department's cycling champion is; (2) what progress her Department has made on implementing the Cycle to Work guarantee; (3)...

  • Demonstrations: Civil Proceedings

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her policy is on (a) the provision of information by the police to private companies that are planning or taking civil legal action...

  • Deportation

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent steps she has taken to ensure that the UK Border Agency complies with the recommendations of HM Inspectorate of Prisons on the...

  • Driving Under Influence: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what assessment she has made of the equipment needed to undertake (a) roadside drug testing and (b) police station drug testing; and...

  • Driving Under Influence: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions she plans to have with police and crime commissioners on the introduction of roadside drug testing.

  • Drugs: Ferries

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many passengers entering the UK on ferries have been (a) found in possession of a Class A drug and (b) fined in each year since 2006.

  • Elections: Crime

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many instances of (a) electoral fraud, (b) crimes of racism and discrimination related to elections and (c) other election-related crime...

  • Entry Clearances: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the changes in visa application rules implemented in June 2012, how many appeals against visa refusals as a result of these...

  • Entry Clearances: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the changes in visa application rules implemented in June 2012, how many appeals against visa refusals as a result of such...

  • Free Movement of People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what reports she has received on whether Romanian and Bulgarian citizens are abusing principles of free movement in the EU.

  • Hillsborough Stadium

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what steps she is taking to avoid officers suspected of misconduct in the Hillsborough disaster retiring; (2) what assessment she has...

  • Human Trafficking Ministerial Group

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department for how long the Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group on Human Trafficking was suspended before it was reconvened in May 2010.

  • Human Trafficking: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her Department’s most recent assessment is of the level of human trafficking in Northern Ireland; and if she will make a statement.

  • Illegal Immigrants: Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average fine was for employers prosecuted for hiring illegal foreign workers in each of the last five years.

  • Illegal Immigrants: Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of those fines issued to employers prosecuted for hiring illegal foreign workers was in excess of £10,000 in each of the...

  • Immigrants: Detainees

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people detained for immigration purposes were recorded as being in a state where their health was likely to be injuriously affected...

  • Immigrants: Detainees

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons detained for immigration purposes in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12 were considered to have potentially been a victim of torture.

  • Immigrants: English Language

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which independent organisations which provide English language testing services are approved by the UK Border Agency.

  • Immigration

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many public enquiry office appointments have been available for those applying for indefinite leave to remain in each of the last 12 weeks.

  • Immigration Controls

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many checks performed by the UK Border Agency Employer Checking Service took longer than the service standard of five working days in the...

  • Immigration: Applications

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average waiting time for applications from (a) the UK and (b) Scotland for (i) Tier 2 visas, (ii) student visas, (iii) indefinite...

  • Immigration: Applications

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applicants from (a) the UK and (b) Scotland for (i) Tier 2 visas, (ii) student visas, (iii) indefinite leave to remain and (iv)...

  • Immigration: Applications

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average time is for a case worker to consider an application for an extension.

  • Immigration: Applications

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what service improvement plans are in place to ensure that the processing of permanent migration applications happens within service standards.

  • Immigration: EU Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many nationals of other EU member states have registered under the provisions of Part 3 of the Immigration (European Economic Area)...

  • Immigration: EU Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many nationals of other EU member states have been (a) admitted and (b) refused entry to the UK under Regulation 11(2) of the Immigration...

  • Immigration: Married People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many immigration applications for residence as the spouse of an EU citizen are outstanding (a) six months and (b) one year after the...

  • Immigration: Married People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many live appeals there are against refusal of leave to remain as a spouse; (2) how many immigration appeals against refusal of...

  • Immigration: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the potential level of immigration to Northern Ireland from Bulgaria and Romania when transitional controls...

  • Marriage of Convenience (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) UK Border Agency enforcement officers and (b) police officers are currently working to tackle sham marriages.

  • MI5: Wales

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many MI5 files relating to Welsh nationalists are held by (a) the security services and (b) the National Archives.

  • Passports: Post Offices

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 16 October 2012, Official Report, column 276W, on post offices, what assessment she has made of (a) the extent and...

  • Police

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer from the Prime Minister of 13 February 2013, Official Report, column 855, if she will publish the (a) definition of...

  • Police and Crime Commissioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what proportion of ballot papers were spoilt in each constabulary in the police and crime commissioner elections in November 2012.

  • Police Cautions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of offences were dealt with out of court in each year from 2002 to 2012 (a) in England and Wales and (b) by police authority area.

  • Police: Copeland

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many full-time equivalent police officers were recruited in Copeland constituency in each of the last three years.

  • Police: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers currently serving in the Metropolitan Police Service are (a) black and (b) Asian.

  • Police: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of whether reducing starting salaries for police constables will affect levels of diversity within police forces.

  • Police: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applicants were interviewed for vacant positions for (a) chief constable and (b) deputy chief constable between January and July 2012.

  • Police: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the candidates interviewed for the 12 chief constable positions appointed since November 2012 were (a) black or minority ethnic,...

  • Police: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) whether she intends to review the curriculum at the Police Staff college; (2) at what stage leadership is taught to police officers...

  • Public Appointments

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people she appointed to public bodies in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12; (i) how many and (ii) what proportion of those appointees were...

  • Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much her Department has spent on advertising job vacancies since May 2010.

  • Regulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what regulations her Department introduced between 1 June 2012 and 31 January 2013; and at what cost to the public purse.

  • Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidance she intends to issue to police forces in England and Wales on the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013; and when any such guidance will...

  • Smuggling: Tobacco

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether she has made any assessment of potential links between rising prices of legal tobacco products due to changes in taxation and demand...

  • Smuggling: Tobacco

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps her Department plans to take to deal with illegal tobacco smuggling.

  • Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many staff are based in each property used by her Department.

  • Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will estimate her Department’s total staffing requirement in full-time equivalent posts for fulfilling its minimum statutory...

  • Stop and Search

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many stop and searches were carried out for each category of offence in each police force in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012; (2)...

  • Stop and Search

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many and what proportion of drug-related stop and searches led to drug seizure in each of the last three years; what proportion of...

  • Stop and Search

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what proportion of those arrested following stop and searches in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012 were (i) male and (ii) female; (2)...

  • Stop and Search

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many intimate stop and searches were carried out by each police force in each year since 2010; and how many people stopped and searched...

  • Theft: Large Goods Vehicles

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps her Department is taking to (a) counter and (b) prevent theft of large goods vehicles and their loads.

  • Theft: Metals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment her Department has made of the economic impact of stolen copper telephone cables in (a) Brigg and Goole constituency, (b)...

  • Theft: Metals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what information her Department holds on whether, if the Scrap Metal Dealers' Bill supported by the Government were to be enacted, people...

  • Tourists: Passenger Ships

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether her Department has taken steps to require the cruise industry to assist the UK Border Agency to fast-track low-risk passengers...

  • Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much her Department has spent on training courses run by Common Purpose in each of the last five years.

  • UK Border Agency

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many people failed to attend the UK Border Agency office at Liverpool in 2012 for premium service appointments; and how many such...

  • UK Border Agency: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what increase there has been in the number of UK Border Agency staff working on (a) temporary and (b) permanent migration since 8 July 2012.

  • Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many staff of her Department are employed in (a) Hull and (b) East Yorkshire.

  • Young Offenders

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people aged (a) 10, (b) 11, (c) 12 and (d) 13 were (i) arrested, (ii) charged and (iii) found guilty of a criminal offence in each...