§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many times powers to prevent racial harassment have been used in Oldham, West and Royton. 
§ Fiona Mactaggart
Figures for the number of prosecutions in Oldham, West and Royton for this type of offence are not centrally available. Greater Manchester police figures for harassment offences (published by the Home Office under the requirements of S95 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991) show a total of 2,075 recorded offences of this type in the Greater Manchester police area over the period 1999–2000 to 2001–02.