§ Chris Ruane
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many antisocial behaviour orders have been(a) granted and (b) refused by each magistrates bench in North Wales since their introduction. 
§ Ms Blears
A total of 16 notifications have been received by the Home Office, of Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) granted within North Wales, up to 30 September 2003 (latest available). Of this total, 15 have been issued within magistrates courts, details of which are given in the table, and, following implementation of the Police Reform Act (December 2002), one ASBO has been given by the Crown court at Mold (North Wales and Chester Crown court group). No notifications have been received of ASBOs refused in North Wales.
The number of notifications of ASBOs issued within North Wales, as reported to the Home Office, up to 30 September 2003, by magistrates court.
Magistrates court Total issued Conwy psa 3 Flintshire psa 3 Gwynedd psa 2 Wrexham Maelor psa 7