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Women: Economic Empowerment — Motion to Take Note (5 March 2015)

Baroness Gould of Potternewton: ...will not often show up in a headcount of rough sleepers. The hidden homeless may be sofa-surfing, staying with family or friends, or trapped in abusive relationships because they have nowhere else to go. Others may be squatting, living in crack houses, and some unfortunately engage in prostitution. St Mungo’s, the homeless charity, feels that unless urgent action is taken now, the...

Homeless Young People — [John Robertson in the Chair] (21 January 2015)

Stephen Gilbert: ...time round. When homeless people do approach their council, the consequences of being turned away with no support can be disastrous. Many are left with no option but to sleep on the floors of friends and family, squat in abandoned buildings or, in the worst examples, sleep rough. That can lead to their falling into a situation where support needs and other issues develop, resulting in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (14 January 2015)

David Cameron: ...exactly how we meet that: it is 13 billion of departmental cuts and 12 billion of welfare cuts and 5 billion from tax evasion and avoidance. So far the Labour party has told us absolutely diddly-squat about how it would raise a single penny of that money, so the challenge for the Labour party is: if you are going to sign up to 30 billion of adjustment, is it not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (12 January 2015)

Anna Soubry: May I say how very disappointed I am at such an appallingly negative question that achieves absolutely diddly-squat? With the introduction of the covenant enshrined in law, this Government, more than any other, have ensured that our veterans, serving members of our armed forces and their families get the sort of recognition that they need. It is not disputed that we can do more, especially at...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Squatting: Prosecutions (7 January 2015)

Matthew Offord: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions his Department has had with the Crown Prosecution Service on ensuring that prosecutions are made under squatting legislation.

[Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Stamp Duty (Housing Market) (4 September 2014)

Anne Main: ...home, they have a mountain to climb. While they wait to get their finances in place, they will face, according to Zoopla, a crippling average home rental in the south and east of 1,765 a month. They will have to shell out an awful lot of their modest salaries just to live in the area that they serve by working in the public sector. If they are not paying rent, they may be squatting...

Written Answers — Justice: Squatting: Reoffenders (17 July 2014)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many people have been convicted of the offence of squatting in a residential building under section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 on more than one occasion since its entry into force; (2) how many people have been (a) arrested for and (b) convicted of the offence of squatting in a residential building...

Education: British Values — Question for Short Debate (26 June 2014)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...was a charter imposed by powerful barons—hardly nascent democrats—on the weak King John to prevent him trampling on their rights: it didn't satisfy them, and they rose in revolt anyway. It meant diddly squat to average English subjects, most of whom were serfs”. Yet this is on what we are proposing to base a discussion around fundamental British values. I end where I...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Clause 58 — Interveners and costs (17 June 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Philip Davies: ...to go even more left wing than his predecessor, we are in big trouble on this side of the House on criminal justice matters. New clause 34, to which the Minister gave his Sir Humphrey blurb, is actually about squatting. This activity was criminalised in residential buildings in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012—it was one of the rare triumphs of that...

Written Answers — Justice: Squatting (14 May 2014)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) court possession orders and (b) interim possession orders in relation to squatting in non-residential buildings have been made since the introduction of the criminal offence of squatting in a residential building; and how many such orders were made in the equivalent period preceding this law being implemented.

Written Answers — Justice: Crime (28 April 2014)

Simon Hughes: ...the statistical bulletin New Criminal Offences. The new criminal offences enforce Government policy in a range of areas, including to contain the spread of serious animal diseases and to criminalise squatting in a residential building. Period covered Number of legislative provisions (secondary and primary) containing new offences Total criminal offences created 1 June 2010 to 31...

Written Answers — Justice: Squatting (19 March 2014)

Tony Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2013, Official Report, column 127W, on squatting, what the cost to the public purse has been of hearings in relation to the case of a constituent of the hon. Member for Workington (Sir Tony Cunningham), Gary Tomlinson, Claim Number OWH00080, Cert Number JBIRQK61BB77/A/E/1; for what reasons legal aid funding in...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Housing (11 March 2014)

Nick Hurd: ...surveys to establish Housing Tenure. These questions include; Details about the accommodation (Owned outright; being bought with a mortgage or loan; part rent, part mortgage, rented, rent free, squatting) Is the accommodation tied to a job? Who is the landlord? (Housing association, charitable trust or local housing company; employing organisation; another organisation; relative of...

Written Answers — Justice: Squatting (26 February 2014)

Mary Macleod: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent representations he has received on the potential merits of making squatting in commercial buildings a criminal offence.

[Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] — Gypsy and Traveller Policy (4 February 2014)

Priti Patel: ...ball. I praise Witham Industrial Watch, too, for working in partnership with Witham police, I think there will be some best practice and good learning that wse can all use when dealing with such cases. The Government have done the right thing by making squatting in people’s homes a criminal offence and I urge Ministers to consider introducing a similar criminal offence to protect...

Written Answers — Justice: Squatting (10 December 2013)

Tony Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the cost to the public purse has been of the costs of hearings related to the case of a constituent of the hon. Member for Workington, Gary Tomlinson, in relation to illegal occupancy of a flat belonging to him.

Written Answers — Health: Learning Disability: Drugs and Alcohol (19 November 2013)

Norman Lamb: ...mental health care spells 770,3121 With accommodation status recorded 649,420 With accommodation status of homeless recorded 17,118 Of which: Homeless 3,204 Rough sleeper 608 Squatting 123 Night shelter/emergency hostel/direct access hostel (temporary accommodation accepting self referrals, no waiting list and relatively frequent vacancies) 1,413 Sofa...

Written Answers — Justice: Squatting (18 November 2013)

John McDonnell: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many people have been (a) arrested on suspicion of, (b) tried for and (c) convicted for the offence of squatting in a residential building under section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012; (2) how many of the convictions for the offence of squatting in a residential building under section 144 of the Legal...

Public Bill Committee: Immigration Bill: Examination of Witnesses (29 October 2013)

Professor Stephenson: A flat levy is clearly a nonsense; 200 would not pay diddly-squat for one consultation. A single inhaler for asthma costs 55 without you even seeing a doctor to examine you and make the diagnosis. As Vivienne has pointed out, it is such a low level. If you were coming for something that cost anything at all, it would seem extraordinarily attractive to pay...

Written Answers — Justice: Squatting (6 September 2013)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of changes in the prevalence of squatting in commercial premises following the introduction of the criminal provisions contained in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

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