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[Katy Clark in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Domestic Violence (Police Response) (10 April 2014) See 6 other results from this debate

Norman Baker: ...and must be seen as a core part of the police’s job. I want the priority to be in practice, not only on paper. HMIC has found that the coalition Government’s introduction of directly elected police and crime commissioners and establishment of the College of Policing, which I have just mentioned, are two significant changes that will make a difference in supporting forces and in...

Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment (10 April 2014)

Andy Slaughter: ...the prospect of a second runway at Gatwick, which is, on every criteria, a better option. I hope we can have a little more honesty and transparency in this debate, and that we can force a decision before the next election. The third issue is police crime statistics, which we have already touched on in our discussion on the report from the Public Administration Select Committee. The end of...

Public Administration Select Committee (10 April 2014) See 6 other results from this debate

Bernard Jenkin: ...to the Backbench Business Committee for this opportunity to launch the Public Administration Select Committee’s report entitled “Caught red-handed: Why we can’t count on Police Recorded Crime statistics”. The Daily Telegraph has already described our report as “devastating”. That is because this is not just about inaccurate numbers; it is about the long...

Business of the House: Police Recorded Crime Statistics (10 April 2014)

Police Recorded Crime Statistics

Written Answers — Home Department: Stalking (10 April 2014)

Norman Baker: The requested information is not available centrally. Home Office police recorded crime only covers offences recorded by the police and not allegations. Furthermore, it is not possible to identify domestic violence cases from the recorded crime figures returned to the Home Office by police forces as these figures are based on counts of crime under the appropriate offence classification (e.g....

Written Answers — Justice: Offensive Weapons (10 April 2014)

Jeremy Wright: Since 2009 there has been an overall decline in knife crime. A higher proportion of people are going to prison for knife possession than in previous years and sentences are getting longer. However we continue to keep this area of the law under close scrutiny. We recently made it clear that cautions should no longer be used for knife possession offences for adults and are currently exploring...

Written Answers — Justice: Remand in Custody (10 April 2014)

Jeremy Wright: ...each case. This centrally-held information does not allow us to separately identify which offences proceeded against were related to domestic violence. This information is not reported to Justice Statistics Analytical Services in MoJ owing to its size and complexity, and it could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. Table 1: Defendants1 proceeded against at magistrates courts, by...

Rural Crime — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] (9 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Damian Green: The hon. Gentleman will observe that when discussing rural crime we can take either the first or the second word to decide which Department is responsible. The subject falls neatly between the two, and I will happily discuss with DEFRA Ministers the points raised today. I will also discuss his specific point about fly-grazing with Ministers from the Department for Communities and Local...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Clause 5 — Charge for financial year 2015 (8 April 2014)

Mike Kane: ...that it is great news that the Chancellor is drumming up business for Britain in Brazil, but I wonder what first attracted him to the Copacabana beach. I know debates in the House can sound like statistical conventions, but we have only to look at the statistics to realise that the debate is important. Some 99.9% of all private sector business in the UK is in SMEs, which also account for...

Written Answers — Justice: Sentencing: West Yorkshire (8 April 2014)

Jeremy Wright: ...of each case. This will include all aggravating and mitigating factors, the criminal history of the offender and a guilty plea. Defendants are now more likely to be convicted for committing crime and sent to prison for longer than they were a decade ago. In addition criminals convicted since 2010 are more likely to receive an immediate custodial sentence, both overall and for a first time...

Written Answers — Home Department: Theft: Dogs (7 April 2014)

Norman Baker: The information requested is not available centrally. It is not possible to identify offences of gun dog thefts from the police recorded crime statistics collected by the Home Office.

Written Answers — Justice: Alternatives to Prison (7 April 2014)

Jeremy Wright: ...both the victim and offender consent and have been assessed as suitable by a trained facilitator. The use of restorative justice should not lead to offenders escaping punishment and we expect crimes of a serious nature to continue to be progressed through the courts. Information about the numbers of victims or offenders who are invited to participate in a restorative justice programme, or...

Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Sanctioning of Benefit Recipients (3 April 2014)

Ian Lavery: ...for communities as a whole. The approach of the Department for Work and Pensions to sanctions has been characterised by the chaotic approach to universal credit and the personal independence payment. Statistics showing that nearly 60% of decisions on sanctions have been overturned have now been removed from the DWP website. This is a regime that is targeting the most vulnerable people in...

Business of the House (3 April 2014)

Andrew Lansley: ...of the Finance Bill. Thursday 10 April—Statement on the publication of the 13th report from the Public Administration Select Committee entitled “Caught red-handed: Why we can’t count on Police Recorded Crime statistics”, followed by matters to be raised before the forthcoming Adjournment. The Select Committee statement and the subject for debate were determined by...

Written Answers — Home Department: Sexual Offences (3 April 2014)

Nick Hurd: I have been asked to reply on behalf of the Cabinet Office. The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply. Letter from Joe Grice On behalf of the Director General for the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking the Secretary of State for the Home...

Asian Restaurateurs (Immigration Enforcement) (2 April 2014)

Karen Bradley: ...to remove those persons who have no legal entitlement to live or work in the United Kingdom. We are committed to tackling illegal working, because it sustains illegal immigration, fuels organised crime and encourages migrants to put their livelihoods at risk and place themselves in the hands of people who exploit them. Illegal working also undercuts legitimate businesses, as rogue...

Scottish Parliament: Stop and Search (2 April 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

Alison McInnes: ...assured us, as recently as last week, that there is nothing that we should be remotely concerned about—even after the chief constable admitted that figures are being falsely recorded. The manipulation of statistics is just the latest in a series of revelations about the extent and basis of stop and search in Scotland. Under the Scottish National Party Government, the use of stop and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Public Order Act 1986 and Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (2 April 2014)

Lord Faulks: The number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates' courts and found guilty at all courts for selected offences under the Public Order Act 1986 and Crime and Disorder Act 1998 in England and Wales, from 2004 to 2012 (latest data available) can be viewed in the table. Court proceedings statistics for the year 2013 are planned to be published by the Ministry of Justice in May 2014....

Senior Judiciary: Women — Question (1 April 2014)

Lord Faulks: My Lords, the Judicial Office produces and assesses annual statistics on the diversity of the judiciary, including gender diversity. The last publication was in April 2013 and the next one is due shortly. The Government are committed to playing their part in increasing judicial diversity, which includes the number of female senior judiciary. We introduced measures in the Crime and Courts Act...

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