HC Deb 27 October 2003 vol 412 cc117-8WS
Mr. Butterfill

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 1 September 2003,Official Report, column 974W, on criminal records checks, how many representations he has received; and from what organisations. [130657]

Paul Goggins

[holding answer 17 September 2003]: We have received written representations from 32 bodies in the voluntary and community sector, about the increase in fees charged by the Criminal Records Bureau.

Representations have been received from the following:

  • Adele House
  • 'Castel Froma' Royal Midland Counties Home for Disabled
  • Catholic Children's Society
  • Central Council of Physical Recreation
  • The Chasely Trust
  • Community Matters
  • The CP Centre
  • The Disabilities Trust
  • Fair Play for Children
  • Fareham (Home Help) MOPS
  • The Fremantle Trust
  • St. John's Hospice
  • Leonard Cheshire
  • Lincoln Cathedral
  • National Association of Councils for Voluntary Service
  • National Council of Voluntary Child Care Organisations
  • National Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • National Council for Voluntary Youth Services
  • People in Action
  • Rethink Disability
  • Royal National Institute for the Blind
  • Rugby Council for Voluntary Services
  • Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations

  • Saint Francis House
  • South East Regional Play Association
  • 2D Support from the voluntary and community sector in Teesdale and Wear Valley
  • Volunteer Development England
  • Voluntary Organisations Disability Group
  • Watford Council for Voluntary Service
  • Witten Hospice
  • Youth Hostels Association
  • YWCA.

Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 3 June 2003,Official Report, columns 141-42W, on Criminal Records Bureau unit costs, what the agency's latest estimate of unit costs in 2003–04 is. [131049]

Paul Goggins

[holding answer 18 September 2003]: Based on the projections in the Criminal Records Bureau's Corporate and Business Plans 2003–04, the individual unit costs are estimated as:

Standard Paper Application 25.00
Standard Telephone Application 20.00
Enhanced Paper Application 31.00
Enhanced Telephone Application 26.00
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