§ 15. Mr. George Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the implementation of powers contained in the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003. 
§ Mr. Blunkett
The majority of the powers in the Ant-Social Behaviour Act 2003 have now been commenced.
This is the biggest single package of measures in tackling anti-social behaviour. They have been introduced after widespread consultation with communities and practitioners. The new powers are part of the Government's "Together Campaign" to help local people and agencies tackle the menace of yob behaviour.