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Antisocial Behaviour

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 28 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 27 October 2009, Official Report, column 284W, on antisocial behaviour, (1) which 62 areas have been identified as Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership priorities; (303781)

(2) how much additional funding his Department is providing to the 62 priority areas to tackle antisocial behaviour.

The 62 priority areas are those where perceptions of antisocial behaviour are above 25 per cent. They are:

Ashfield

Barking and Dagenham

Barnsley

Basildon

Bassetlaw

Beckley

Birmingham

Blackburn with Darwen

Bolsover

Bradford

Brent

Broxbourne

Burnley

Camden

Cannock Chase

Doncaster

Ealing

Enfield

Greenwich

Hackney

Hammersmith and Fulham

Haringey

Hillingdon

Hounslow

Islington

Knowsley

Lambeth

Liverpool

Luton

Manchester

Mansfield

Medway

Middlesbrough

Newham

North East Lincolnshire

Nottingham

Nuneaton and Bedworth

Oldham

Pendle

Portsmouth

Reading

Redbridge

Rochdale

Rotherham

Salford

Sandwell

Slough

Southampton

Southwark

St. Helens

Stoke-on-Trent

Swale

Tameside

Tamworth

Thanet

Thurrock

Tower Hamlets

Wakefield

Walsall

Waltham Forest

Wellingborough

Wigan

Home Office Delivery Managers will be visiting every priority area to work with them to assess problems and direct local action plans. These will be monitored on a regular basis and improvements are expected by March 2010. These improvements will be expected to be made within the existing resources allocated to every area under the area-based grant.