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Antisocial Behaviour Orders

Volume 406: debated on Monday 9 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders are in force in Leeds. [116188]

Available information given in the table shows the number of notifications received by the Home Office of Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) issued within the West Yorkshire Magistrates' Courts Committee (MCCs) area (in which the City of Leeds is situated) and by local government authority up to 30 November 2002 (latest available). Data are not collected centrally on the number of ASBOs in force at any given time.We are aware that the numbers of ASBOs made nationally have been consistently under reported in returns made by magistrates courts and are considering how reporting can be improved.

The number of ASBOs as notified to the Home Office, by West

Yorkshire Magistrates' Courts Committee and local authority

area, April 1999-November 2002
MCC/local authority areaTotal issued
West Yorkshire MCC25
of which
From 1 April 1999 to 31 May 2000 by pfa4
From 1 June 2000 to 30 November 2002 by local

authority area
Bradford, City of2
Kirklees MC5
Leeds CC14


Between 1 April 1999–31 May 2000 data available by police force
area only.