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Tuesday, 23 November 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of the support given by the National Offender Management Service to children in young offender institutions who have been in care.
What recent progress he has made on reviewing his Department's policy on unduly lenient sentences.
What discussions he has had with the Deputy Prime Minister on the effects on prisons and prison staff of making arrangements for the implementation of voting rights for prisoners.
What steps he is taking to increase the number of prison places.
How much was spent on legal aid for cases in respect of immigration appeals in the last 12 months.
What recent discussions he has had on the provision of services to people who have experienced trauma as a result of a miscarriage of justice.
What steps he plans to take to fulfil the aspiration in the coalition agreement to increase the efficiency of the legal aid system.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of offenders with an alcohol dependency.
When he expects to publish his proposals on the future of sentencing policy.
What assessment he has made of the effects on the NHS of removing clinical negligence from the scope of legal aid.
What estimate he has made of the reduction in the number of family law cases that will be eligible for legal aid during the period of the comprehensive spending review.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on immigration. Controlled migration has benefited the UK economically, socially and culturally, but when immigration gets out of...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Of course, I commend your chairing. Given that we have just witnessed a U-turn on a U-turn, I am tempted to ask whether you might allow the Home Secretary to...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Handling (Designated Technical Matters) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 18 October, be approved.- (Norman Lamb.) Question agreed...
That the draft Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 26 October, be approved.- (Norman Lamb.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Norman Lamb.)
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