Sexual Offences

Home Office written question – answered on 8th December 2014.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police forces have licences to use specialist software to monitor the internet usage of registered sex offenders.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

This information is not collated centrally.

Tough checks and a range of legislative measures are available to manage known sex offenders. Where there are specific concerns about the online activities of a registered sex offender, Sexual Offences Prevention Orders can impose

specific conditions and restrictions on their internet and computer use.

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