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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Stop and Search more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether (a) his Department and (b) individual police forces have imposed targets on the number of stop and searches to be carried out. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon Central more like this
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Sarah Jones more like this
star this property uin 263809 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not set stop and search targets</p><p>Stop and search can only be carried out when legal thresholds have been met, and as such setting central targets for the number of searches would not be appropriate.</p><p>We are not aware of targets being set by individual forces. Stop and search can be an important tool in fighting violence, with searches last year resulting in nearly 8,000 arrests for weapons and firearms offences.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:20:07.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:20:07.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Jones more like this