§ Ms. Corston
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many combination orders have been made since 17 October 1992; and how many have been breached to date.
§ Mr. Maclean
Combination orders were introduced on 1 October 1992 by the Criminal Justice Act 1991. Between 1 October 1992 and the end of June 1993 it is estimated that some 5,300 combination orders have commenced in England and Wales probation areas. Information on breaches is not yet available.