§ Tony Lloyd
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many times powers preventing racial harassment introduced since 1997 have been used in Manchester, Central. 
§ Fiona Mactaggart
[holding answer 20 May 2004]: Figures for the number of prosecutions in Manchester, Central 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.