Tuesday, 15 February 2011
The Secretary of State was asked-
What recent progress he has made on the preparation of guidance on the implementation of the Bribery Act 2010.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects of his proposals for legal aid reform on the provision of face-to-face legal advice; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to ensure that prisoners gain the skills and experience required to find work after leaving prison.
What plans he has for the size of his Department's budget for civil legal aid.
How many prisoners with convictions for violent offences were released under the early release scheme between 2007 and 2010.
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of provision of language translation support for foreign national prisoners.
With which third sector organisations he plans to work to deliver his rehabilitation revolution policy.
What work his Department is undertaking on the future of the Human Rights Act 1998.
What advice his Department provides to members of tribunals hearing appeals against decisions on the award of disability living allowance.
What plans he has for community sentences.
What plans he has to increase the amount of work carried out by prisoners.
What assessment he has made of the likely outcomes of the planned reductions in the legal aid budget.
What plans he has for future funding for training for employees to work in young offenders institutions.
What plans he has for the future of sentencing guidelines.
If he will bring forward proposals to reduce the time taken by tribunals to determine the outcome of appeals against work capability assessments for employment and support allowance.
Which organisations he consulted in preparing guidance on the implementation of the Bribery Act 2010.
What plans he has for the future of the prison estate.
What recent progress his Department has made in recouping outstanding financial penalties that remain uncollected by HM Courts Service.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State to make a statement on redundancies in the Ministry of Defence.
Application for emergency debate (Standing Order No. 24 )
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Queen's recommendation signified.
(PROGRAMME) (No. 5) Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7 ) ), That the following provisions shall apply to the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill...
Consideration of Lords amendments
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 2.
I beg to move, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 16.
I beg to move, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 1.
Queen's recommendation signified.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 3038), dated 23 December 2010, a copy of which was laid before this House on 23 December, be approved. -(James Duddridge.)...
That the Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2010 (S.R. (N.I.), 2010, No. 430), dated 23 December 2010, a copy of which was laid before this House on 23...
That the draft Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.-...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.- (James Duddridge.)
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