Tuesday, 8 November 2011
Consideration of Bill, as amended, opposed and deferred until Tuesday 15 November ( Standing Order No. 20).
Second Readings opposed and deferred until Tuesday 15 November ( Standing Order No. 20).
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment his Department has made of the potential effects on other Government Departments of his planned reductions to legal aid for social welfare law.
What steps he is taking to ensure the provision of adequate legal advice in young offender institutions.
What plans he has to increase the scope of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
What steps his Department is taking to provide support for victims; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the causes of reoffending. [R]
What estimate his Department has made of the future size of the prison population.
What steps he is taking to reduce the level of reoffending by people sentenced to one year or less.
What steps he is taking to increase the amount of time probation officers spend with offenders.
What steps he is taking to increase prison tariffs for people sentenced for carrying knives.
What steps his Department is taking in respect of prisoners serving indeterminate sentences who have completed their minimum tariff.
What assessment he has made of the effects on reoffending rates of his policy of payment by results to companies.
What progress he has made in implementing his plans for the rehabilitation of prisoners.
When he next expects to meet the Magistrates Association to discuss the recruitment and retention of lay magistrates.
What steps he is taking to increase the use of restorative justice.
What assessment he has made of the level of support available to families of people who have been victims of corporate manslaughter; and if he will make a statement.
What steps his Department is taking to provide compensation for victims of overseas terrorism.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. May I ask for your guidance? Item 4 on today’s Order Paper, under the heading “Backbench Business”, is entitled “Publication of a Select...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No.23)
I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Union Documents Nos. 12478/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, 12474/11, 12480/11, 12483/11, 12475/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, and 12484/11, relating to the...
I beg to move, That this House considers that the draft Regulation on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms (European Union Document No. 13284/11 and Addenda 1-4)...
We now move on to the first of two items of Back-Bench business. I shall shortly call Louise Ellman to move the first motion—and, indeed, she will move the second. As I said to the House...
The procedure for this motion will be as follows. Louise Ellman will speak for around 10 minutes. We will then move to full debate, which can last until 10 o’clock. Ministers will indicate...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Pupil Information by Welsh Ministers) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 19 July, be...
That the draft Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Value Added Tax Information) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 15 September, be...
That the draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 10 October, be approved.—(James Duddridge.)...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 12519/11, relating to a Commission Communication—Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy, and No. 12514/11 and Addenda 1 to 3,...
Ordered, That the Motion in the name of Mr Peter Lilley relating to the House of Commons Members’ Fund shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Duddridge.)
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