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Crime and Disorder Act 1998

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions he has had with the Department for Education and Skills on the duty of local authorities to consider the implications of all their activities on crime and disorder under section 17 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. (117763)

In November 2005 the Home Office published the National Community Safety Plan 2006-09, followed by an update in November 2006. The National Community Safety Plan is the mechanism by which central Government Departments consider the implications of their activities, and the activities of the authorities and agencies who deliver their priorities, on crime and disorder. 11 Government Departments contributed to the National Community Safety Plan, including the Department for Education and Skills. Their contributions to the NCSP cover areas of policy which have been discussed between the Home Office and Department for Education and Skills.