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Administration of Justice: Domestic Visits

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many official visits have been undertaken by the Government’s Crime and Justice Adviser in the last six months; when each such visit was undertaken; what the (a) purpose and (b) cost was of each such visit; and in which constituency each such visit was undertaken. (288859)

[holding answer 21 July 2009]: The Government’s Crime and Justice adviser has undertaken 12 official visits in the last six months as part of the work to ensure that crime is tackled and justice delivered more visibly and in response to community priorities

Dates and locations are as follows.

Destination

Purpose

Constituency

Cost1 (£)

24 February 2009

London to Nottingham

Speech and official visits to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Nottingham, North and South

365.19

Nottingham—Bulwell, Broxtowe

25 February 2009

Nottingham—Bestwood, Central

Nottingham to Southampton

25 February 2009

Nottingham to Southampton

Speech and official visits to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Southampton, Itchen

261.47

26 February 2009

Southampton—Polygon, Central

Southampton to London

21 April 2009

London to Liverpool

Speech and official visits to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Liverpool, Riverside and Liverpool, Walton

648.60

Liverpool—Liverpool 8

22 April 2009

Liverpool—Central, Walton Hall Park (Liverpool 4), Kirkdale

Liverpool to London

27 April 2009

London to Surrey

Visit to Surrey police to discuss local work

Spelthorne

50.12

Surrey to London

29 April 2009

London

Visit to Community Payback project—to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Poplar and Canning Town

213.50

11 June 2009

London to Middlesbrough

Speech and official visits to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

South Shields and Sunderland, North

1,297.10

Middlesbrough—Gresham, Pallister Park, Cargo Fleet

South Tyneside—South Shields

12 June 2009

South Tyneside—South Shields

Sunderland—Southwick

Sunderland to London

16 June 2009

London to Liverpool

Speech and official visits to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

St. Helens, North, Knowsley, South and Liverpool, Riverside

661.98

St. Helens—Moss Lodge, Parr

Knowsley—Huyton

Liverpool—Central

17 June 2009

Liverpool to London

18 June 2009

London to Birmingham

Official visit on Community Payback in Birmingham

Birmingham, Erdington

537.46

Birmingham—Witton Lake

Birmingham to London

19 June 2009

Tower Hamlets, London

Speech and visit to Community Payback project—to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Bethnal Green and Bow, Vauxhall

107.07

Vauxhall, London

21 June 2009

London to Bradford

Speech and official visits to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Bradford, South, Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Pontefract and Castleford

670.15

Bradford—Central

22 June 2009

Bradford—Central

Kirklees—Deighton, Lees

Wakefield—Castleford

Wakefield to London

7 July 2009

Barking and Dagenham, London

Official visit to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Barking and Dagenham

168.25

16 July 2009

London to Hull

Speech and official visits to raise levels of involvement by local people in work to tackle crime and to ensure local services are responsive to local people’s needs on crime and justice

Kingston upon Hull, West and Hessle, Kingston upon Hull, North, City of York

680.81

Hull—Priory Drive, Shawpark Playing Field, Courtland Road

York

17 July 2009

York to London

1 Costs include local transportation as necessary for Louise/members of local staff/local residents and hotels, meals, rail fares and taxi transfers.