§ Mr. Andrew Turner
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for the Isle of Wight of 2 March 2004,Official Report, columns 852–53W, on emergency protection orders, how many ex-parte applications were made and what proportion was granted in (a) Nottinghamshire and (b) Kent. 
§ Mr. Leslie
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 2 March 2004,Official Report, column 852W.