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Airports (Security)

Volume 455: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 30 November 2006, Official Report, column 897W, why the information on the number of prosecutions for incidents relating to security breaches at (a) Heathrow, (b) Gatwick, (c) other airports serving London and (d) other airports serving England and Wales is not centrally held by his Department. (110176)

The court proceedings data held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform database do not include information on the circumstances of offences and it is therefore not possible to identify prosecutions resulting from security breaches at airports. The database could not be extended to include such information without incurring disproportionate costs.