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Crime Control Orders

Volume 447: debated on Wednesday 14 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) drug treatment and testing orders, (b) antisocial behaviour orders and (c) community orders have been (i) made, (ii) breached and (iii) revoked in the last 12 months. (68795)

Information on persons given drug treatment and testing orders and other community orders and those breaching them, is published in table 4.13 of ‘Sentencing Statistics, England and Wales, 2004’ (Home Office Statistical Bulletin 15/05). Information relating to termination of community orders, including DTTOs, is published in table 5.1 of ‘Offender Management Caseload Statistics 2004’ (Home Office Statistical Bulletin 17/05).

These publications can be found in the Library and also on the Home Office website, as follows:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs05/hosb1505.pdf

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs05/hosb1705.pdf

For offences committed after 4 April 2005, drug treatment and testing orders are no longer available. The new community order may comprise up to 12 requirements, one of which is the drug rehabilitation requirement.

The number of ASBOs issued at all courts in 2004, as reported to the Home Office by the Court Service, is 2,668. From 1 January 2005 to 30 September 2005 (latest available) 2,679 ASBOs have been issued. Between 1 January 2004 to 30 September 2005 notification has been received of 11 ASBOs being revoked.

ASBO breach data are currently available from 1 June 2000 to 31 December 2003 for ASBOs issued since 1 June 2000. During this period, of the 1,892 ASBOs issued, 793 persons were convicted of breaching their ASBO on one or more occasions. Of these, 134 were for breach of ASBO alone.