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Tuesday, 28 June 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will take steps to ensure that judges and magistrates are informed of incidents of reoffending of each offender they have sentenced.
What steps he plans to protect the public from persons convicted of violent offences.
What representations he has received on his proposals to transfer functions from the chief coroner.
What progress has been made on the proposals in his Department’s rehabilitation revolution Green Paper.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect on group action litigation against multinational corporations of his proposals for reform to civil litigation.
What steps he is taking to change incentives for claiming compensation.
What consideration he has given to those responses to his Department’s consultation on legal aid that raised concerns about his Department’s definition of domestic violence.
What the reason is for the time taken to implement agreements on the compensation of victims of terrorism overseas.
Which organisations his Department has consulted on future procedures for remanding defendants in custody.
What recent representations he has received on the breach of court orders by those entitled to assert parliamentary privilege.
What recent representations he has received on his proposal to reduce sentences for certain offences for offenders who enter an early guilty plea.
What steps he plans to take to reduce rates of reoffending.
Which organisations his Department has consulted on reforms to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and the scheme for compensating victims of overseas terrorism.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Education to make a statement about the school closures on Thursday and advice to parents worried about the situation.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the higher education White Paper, which sets out how our reforms will build on the changes to student support announced last...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Yesterday, the case of Mr Raed Salah was raised in the House. Today, we have learned from the media that that man was banned from entering the UK on the ground of...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Committee and the Public Bill Committee
‘(1) This section applies where— (a) on or after 6 April 2012 an individual makes a payment in respect of a premium under a contract of private medical insurance (whenever issued),...
‘After section 37 of the Income Tax Act 2007, insert— “37A Transfer of personal allowances between spouses (1) This section applies to an individual who is entitled to a...
‘(1) In section 2(1) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (rate of VAT), for “20 per cent” substitute “17.5 per cent”. (2) In section 21(4) of that Act (restriction on...
‘(1) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall make an order under the powers conferred by sections 2(2) and 21(7) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 that in section 2(1) of the Value Added Tax...
‘The Treasury shall, within three months of the passing of this Act, report to Parliament its assessment of the impact of the rate of VAT on UK economic growth.’—(Mr Hanson.)...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Carbon Budget Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 24 May, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing...
That the draft Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 10 June, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) Question...
Thank you for allowing me to present my petition, Mr Speaker. Sam, a constituent of mine, has had his application for a long-term visa refused by the UK Border Agency, which plans to send him...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Angela Watkinson.)
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