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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, Gary Tomlinson, Claim Number OWH00080, Cert Number JBIRQK61BB77/A/E/1; for what reasons legal aid funding in relation to this case was...

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.

Intellectual Property Bill [HL]: Report (23 July 2013)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...line. They must do so, for example, when determining whether or not a product is a counterfeit. Category cue arguments are often used to justify copying familiar brands. However it is one thing to say that green equals mint or yellow equals lemon, it is quite another to say that red equals cola or squat, dark bottles equal Marmite. The Minister went on to say that, “a substantial...

Care Bill [HL]: Committee (7th Day) (22 July 2013)

Lord Lipsey: ...maintaining the home when the person is in care? Can it be let? By whom, to whom and at what rent? What about owners with dementia; who will sign the deferred payment agreement? If there is not a power of attorney in place, what happens then? Who pays if the house is burgled, squatted, burnt down? Whose responsibility is it to insure the property? Who provides financial advice? Who pays...

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day] — Arts and Creative Industries (19 June 2013)

Kerry McCarthy: ...on events in empty warehouses and no one turned up. Eventually, however, they started selling tickets and created an incredibly innovative scene that influences people to this day. It emerged in a similar way to the punk scene that sprang from squats in London and elsewhere in the 1970s. DJ Krust told me that those involved did not need or want public funding. That raises interesting...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (21 May 2013)

Tracey Crouch: Will the Secretary of State update the House on progress towards criminalising squatting in commercial premises?

Secondary Schools: Newark (13 March 2013)

Patrick Mercer: ...91 applications have been made so far. The town’s two desperately important secondary schools are under capacity. Mrs Sue Jenkins says: “My concern is the environment of my year 7 daughter, who eats lunch squatted on the floor because the building she learns in fails her. Unless the school is rebuilt sooner, she and her cohort will do this for the rest of their time at...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Squatting (5 February 2013)

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