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Written Answers — Home Office: Sexual Offences (4 Aug 2015)

Baroness Uddin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the latest data from the Crime Survey for England and Wales, and the statistics on the number of incidents of revenge porn recently released in response to a Freedom of Information Act 2000 request, what steps they are taking to ensure that police forces are adequately resourced, and officers adequately trained, to respond to the victims...

[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Human Rights (Saudi Arabia) (21 Jul 2015)

Stuart McDonald: of Raif Badawi, a 31-year-old Saudi Arabian writer and activist, who is married with three children. My hon. Friend detailed his trial, conviction, horrendous sentence and punishment for the crime described as “setting up a liberal website”. I should declare an interest as a member of Amnesty International, which has been campaigning on the issue. Following Mr...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Life Imprisonment: Rape (21 Jul 2015)

Andrew Selous: Rape carries a maximum penalty of a life sentence. In addition, since December 2012 an automatic life sentence applies to any offender convicted of a second very serious sexual crime. The courts impose tough sentences and more adult sex offenders are being imprisoned, and for longer. The average custodial sentence length has increased from seven years’ imprisonment in 2004 to nearly 10...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police Community Support Officers (20 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: ...(PCSOs) employed by each police force in England and Wales. Figures for Basic Command units, including Bristol, ceased to be collected centrally from 2012 onwards. The table provided contains statistics on the number of PCSOs in Avon and Somerset and England and Wales as at 31 March 2010 and 31 March 2015. The table also contains the available data for Bristol BCU for 31 March 2010. As...

Business of the House (16 Jul 2015)

Bob Blackman: ..., two young men were admitted to hospital with stab wounds following a major gang fight in my constituency. I understand that several individuals are under arrest as a result. I also believe that statistics have been published this morning showing that knife crime is on the increase for the first time in four years. Will my right hon. Friend facilitate an early statement from the Home...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Crime (14 Jul 2015)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: The Government is committed to providing robust and transparent data on hate crime. We have seen significant improvements to hate crime data including the inclusion of hate crime in National Crime Statistics and the Crime Survey of England and Wales. The Government funds the National Community Tension Team which analyses hate crime, together with a wide range of information from local...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Crimes of Violence (13 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: Table one contains statistics on the number of police officers assaulted whilst on duty during the financial years 2011/12 to 2013/14. These figures are based upon self-reported data held within police forces’ human resource or health and safety systems. These figures are not fully comparable because recording practices may vary between forces and over time. A police force area...

Written Answers — Home Office: Pensions: Fraud (13 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: The Home Office collects data on the number of crimes that involve pension fraud from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau on a quarterly basis. These data are published by the ONS as part of their ‘Crime in England and Wales’ quarterly crime statistics bulletins. The first quarter of data for 2015/16 will be published on 15th October 2015.

Refugees and Migrants from Asia and Africa — Motion to Take Note (9 Jul 2015)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: asked for on 18 June by my noble friend Lord Kerr of Kinlochard. Those fleeing have to raise staggering sums of money, often indebting themselves to the smugglers, leading to exploitation and slave labour. Italian sources say that smuggling is generating revenue for organised crime and terrorist organisations such as ISIS. Will the noble Earl tell us how many of these profiteers have...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Crimes of Violence (9 Jul 2015)

Alan Whitehead: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many crimes of violence against serving police officers were (a) entered by each constabulary into the national crime statistics and (b) recorded through health and safety self-reporting by police officers in (i) 2012, (ii) 2013 and (iii) 2014.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Crown Prosecution Service (9 Jul 2015)

Jeremy Wright: ...(DPP), Alison Saunders, in making the difficult judgements the job of a prosecutor involves. The Victims’ Right to Review, which Alison Saunders helped to bring in, allows any victim of crime who is dissatisfied with a decision taken by a prosecutor not to proceed with their case to ask for the decision to be reviewed. This review has operated as it was designed to in the case of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Crime Reporting (6 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: The most important thing is that people have the confidence to come forward and report crimes such as domestic violence, which was dramatically under-reported over the years. If that has an effect on crime statistics, so be it. The police already have the discretion to give cautions. It is up to them what they do. We want people to come forward and report these crimes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (6 Jul 2015)

Andrew Gwynne: Earlier, Ministers were selective about positive crime statistics. What has the Home Secretary got to say about the 32% increase in sexual exploitation and sexual offences, which is a really serious matter? Will she tell us what plans she has to involve the perpetrators in the criminal justice system?

Written Answers — Home Office: Electronic Commerce: Fraud (6 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: The ONS publish the number of fraud offences recorded by Action Fraud in table A5 of their Crime in England and Wales publication ( year-ending-december-2014/index.html). The total number of “online shopping and auctions” fraud offences recorded for the year ending December 2014 was 42,535. Full annual data are only...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Greater London (3 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: The publication of crime statistics is the responsibility of the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Latest published figures (from Crime in England and Wales, year ending December 2014) show that according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales violence is 23% lower than it was in 2010. This is supported by National Health Service data on hospital admissions for assault,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sentencing (2 Jul 2015)

Andrew Selous: Sentencing is a matter for our independent courts, taking into account all the facts of each case. Whilst crime is falling, offenders committing serious offences are more likely to go to prison and for longer. The average custodial sentence length handed down for each offence in magistrates’ courts and at the Crown Court, by gender, in England and Wales, in 2014, is available on the...

Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] — Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (30 Jun 2015)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...of 2011 riots in London, Birmingham and Manchester. It appears that the Home Secretary was only, shall we say, equivocally supported by No. 10 in her ambition to reform police stop-and-search powers, but the police have responded and the statistics show that stop and search is now down. However, knife crime is up, as the noble Lord, Lord Paddick, told us earlier. Against that background,...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Families: Disadvantaged (29 Jun 2015)

Greg Clark: The Troubled Families initiative aims to turn families around. This means children are back in school for three consecutive terms and there has been significant reductions in youth crime and anti-social behaviour; or an adult in the family is back in work for at least three months. The first Troubled Families Programme is on track to achieve its goal to turn around the lives of 120,000...

Business of the House: Reports into Investigatory Powers (25 Jun 2015)

Andrew Murrison: ...another, in the security services. Of course, all of us in this place are intimately involved with the product of the security services, since all our constituents are affected by it in one way or another. I am very impressed by the National Crime Agency’s statistics on what it has done as a direct result of material that has been intercepted: the 750 kg of heroin and 2,000 kg of...

Opposition Day: Sport and the 2012 Olympics Legacy (24 Jun 2015)

Damian Collins: ...can we set about getting funding from other areas of Government activity? Why should not people be able to get Home Office funding for sports programmes set up to deal with antisocial behaviour and crime in the community? Why should not the Justice Department pay for some of the work of programmes such as HITZ, which is turning round the lives of young offenders? Reports reveal incredible...

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