HC Deb 08 December 2003 vol 415 c234W
15. Mrs. Betty Williams

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many anti-social behaviour orders have been served in North Wales in the last 12 months. [142101]

Ms Blears

Anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) were introduced in England and Wales from 1 April 1999.

The number of notifications received by the Home Office of anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) issued in England and Wales, at all courts, from 1 April 1999 up to 30 June 2003 (latest available) is 1,337. Anti-social behaviour orders issued in North Wales from 1 July 2002 up to 30 June 2003 is 10.