§ Chris Ruane
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many(a)parenting orders and (b)curfews have been issued in each local authority, broken down by region and listed in descending order. 
§ Paul Goggins
The Youth Justice Board has collected figures on Parenting Orders and Curfew Orders since April 2000. The data, covering parenting orders of all kinds including orders made in relation to school attendance, is collected by Youth Offending Teams and is not available by local authority area. Table A provides details of the 4,461 Parenting Orders made by region and Youth Offending Team area, in descending order, from April 2000 to March 2004. Table B provides details of the 5,475 Curfew Orders made in respect of young offenders presented in the same way over the same period. Both tables will be placed in the Library. The data between January and March 2004 is provisional and subject to validation.