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Ministerial Duties

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the roles and responsibilities of the Minister of State for Policing, Security and Community Safety are; and what areas he is responsible for in the answering of written parliamentary questions. (123601)

[holding answer 26 February 2007]: I have responsibility for Policing, Security and Community Safety. This includes responsibility for police reform (including work force reform, restructuring and National Policing Improvement Agency); counter-terrorism; respect and antisocial behaviour.

Ministers at the Home Office are responsible for answering parliamentary questions on areas covering their own profiles. As Minister of State for Policing, Security and Community Safety I have additional responsibility for improving the Department’s performance, processes and systems in answering parliamentary questions.

Responsibilities of Ministers at the Home Office can also be accessed at:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/about-us/organisation/ministers/