§ Vera Baird
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to increase the powers of community support officers. 
§ Ms Blears
Subject to Parliamentary approval the Anti-social Behaviour Bill will extend the following powers to Community Support Officers (CSOs):
- The power to disperse groups.
- The power to issue a fixed penalty notice for graffiti and fly-posting.
- The power to issue a fixed penalty notice to parents for truancy.
- The power to stop cyclists in order to issue a fixed penalty notice for cycling on a footpath.