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Antisocial Behaviour Orders: Kent

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many anti-social behaviour orders have been (a) issued and (b) breached in (i) Ashford constituency and (ii) Kent since 1 January 2005. (243121)

Antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) became available from April 1999. Data on the number of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) issued and breached are currently available up to 31 December 2006 and are not compiled below Criminal Justice System (CJS) area level.

Between 1 January 2005 and 31 December 2006, 73 ASBOs were issued in the Kent Criminal Justice System (CJS) area. There were 16 ASBOs that had originally been issued by courts in the Kent CJS area, proven in court to have been breached for the first time during 2005 and 2006.