§ Mr. Nigel Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offenders in Gloucestershire have(a) received and (b) breached anti-social behaviour orders since their inception; and if he will make a statement on the effectiveness of ASBOs. 
§ Ms Blears
The number of notifications received by the Home Office of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) issued in Gloucestershire from 1 April 1999 (commencement) up to 30 June 2003 (latest available) is seven.
The available information relating to breaches of ASBOs, covers the period 1 June 2000 to 31 December 2001 and shows that of the four ASBOs made, one was breached in Gloucestershire during this time.822W