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Tuesday, 19 October 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on drug addiction services in prisons.
What proportion of young offenders reoffended within one year of being released from custody in the latest period for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.
If he will take steps to improve co-operation between judicial systems in the UK and in Greece.
What steps he plans to take to provide alternatives to custody for vulnerable women in the criminal justice system.
What restorative justice pilot schemes his Department has or has recently completed in England.
What estimate he has made of the number of prisoners in England and Wales addicted to class A drugs.
What steps he is taking to provide relationship skills programmes for prisoners.
What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the provision of training for prison service staff on the management of offenders with mental health conditions.
What recent discussions he has had with the Sentencing Guidelines Council on its guidance on short custodial sentences.
What plans he has for future funding of Victim Support homicide service teams.
What progress his Department has made on implementation of its payment by results policy for the rehabilitation of offenders; and if he will make a statement.
What steps his Department is taking to increase access to legal representation for the most vulnerable.
If he will establish how many foreign national prisoners held in UK prisons wish to serve out custodial sentences in their country of origin rather than in the UK.
What recent representations he has received on his review of parental responsibility in sentencing.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the strategic defence and security review. There are four things that I would like to say up front. First, this is not simply a...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I wish to raise what happened last night regarding amendment 3 to the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. Many people judged what happened to be...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the Order of 12 October (Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Programme) (No. 2) be varied as follows:...
(Clause 7, Schedule 6, Clauses 8 to 13, Schedule 7 and Clauses 14 to 17) [Relevant documents: Third Report from the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, P arliamentary Voting System...
Further considered in Committee
I beg to move amendment 62, in clause 7, page 5, leave out lines 9 to 11 and insert 'but no preference beyond the second may be indicated.'. It gives me great pleasure to move amendment 62. It...
I beg to move amendment 198, page 147, line 18, leave out '45A(4) or (5) above in' and insert '45A above- (a) in'.
I beg to move amendment 127, page 6, leave out line 35 and insert- '(a) within twelve months of Part 2 of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2010 coming into force in...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 8910/10 and Addenda 1 to 5, A Twelve-Point Action Plan in Support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); and supports the efforts...
Ordered, That Eric Ollerenshaw be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Privileges and Matthew Hancock be added. -(Sir George Young.)
I rise to present a petition on behalf of Wakefield college, the residents of the Wakefield constituency and others, and in the name of Sue Griffiths, the principal of the college on Margaret...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.- (Mr Dunne.)
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