House of Commons debates
Tuesday, 18 December 2012

  • Business Before Questions (0 speeches)
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Indeterminate Sentences (6 speeches)
      What the Government’s policy is on the use of indeterminate sentences for public protection.
    • Age of Criminal Responsibility (8 speeches)
      What consideration he has given to reviewing the age of criminal responsibility in England and Wales.
    • Dangerous Driving (8 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to address harm and injury caused by dangerous drivers.
    • Probation Service (12 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the probation service.
    • Whole-life Tariffs (12 speeches)
      If he will make it his policy that courts will continue to have the power to impose whole-life tariffs for the most serious offences.
    • Rehabilitation of Offenders (8 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to reform the rehabilitation of offenders by supporting people leaving prison who have served less than 12 months.
    • Reoffending (8 speeches, 1 annotation)
      What steps he is taking to tackle reoffending.
    • Legal Aid (8 speeches)
      What his policy is on legal aid.
    • Sentencing (4 speeches)
      If he will take steps to ensure that prisoners serve full sentences as handed down by the courts.
    • Sentencing Guidelines (7 speeches)
      What his policy is on sentencing guidelines for the most serious and violent offenders.
    • Courtroom Security (7 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of security arrangements in courtrooms.
    • Criminal Justice System (Women) (8 speeches)
      What steps his Department is taking to address vulnerabilities faced by women involved or at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system.
    • Prison Work (6 speeches)
      What progress he is making on providing work for prisoners.
    • Probation Service (4 speeches)
      When he expects to announce the Government’s response to the consultation on the future of the probation service.
    • Restorative Justice (4 speeches)
      What plans he has to extend the use of restorative justice.
    • Community Sentences (6 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to improve community sentences.
    • Topical Questions (57 speeches, 3 annotations)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
  • Points of Order (17 speeches)
    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. During Prime Minister’s questions on 24 October 2012, the hon. Member for Oldham East and Saddleworth (Debbie Abrahams)—I have given her prior...
  • Welfare Cash Card (1 speech)
    Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
  • Justice and Security Bill [Lords] (184 speeches)
    [Relevant document: The Fourth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Justice and Security Bill, HC 370 ] Second Reading
  • Justice and Security Bill [Lords] (Programme) (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Justice and Security Bill [Lords]: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed...
  • Justice and Security Bill [Lords] [Money] (0 speeches)
    Queen’s Recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) ) , That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Justice and Security Bill...
  • Business without Debate (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
  • Petition — Hemlington Library (Middlesbrough) (1 speech)
    The petition states: The Petition of residents of Middlesbrough, Declares that the Petitioners acknowledge the unfair and savage cuts imposed on Middlesbrough and particularly the impact to...
  • High Carbon Investment (10 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton.)