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Antisocial Behaviour Orders

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent estimate she has made of the breach rate of antisocial behaviour orders. (167537)

The latest data available for the breach rate for antisocial behaviour orders is for the period 1 June 2000 to 31 December 2005 and is 47 per cent. overall (57 per cent. for juveniles and 41 per cent. for adults with 3 per cent. age unknown). Analysis of the 2003 ASBO breach data showed that 55 per cent. of those who breached their ASBO received a custodial sentence, the average length of which was three to six months.