Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Second Reading opposed and deferred until Tuesday 20 November ( Standing Order No. 20).
The Secretary of State was asked—
What plans he has to increase public confidence in community sentences.
What progress he has made in developing an evidence-based policy to reduce reoffending.
What progress he has made on reform of the criminal injuries compensation scheme.
What plans he has to review prisoners’ entitlement to privileges.
What plans he has to introduce a payment by results scheme to reduce reoffending.
What consideration the Government has given to the UK opting out en masse from EU Justice and Home Affairs directives.
What progress he has made in encouraging tribunal judges to supply feedback to Department for Work and Pensions decision-makers on the reasons for successful employment and support allowance appeals.
How many foreign national prisoners were repatriated to their home country to serve their custodial sentence in 2011.
What plans he has to use training and education to reduce reoffending.
What steps he plans to take to reduce the number of offenders serving repeated short sentences.
Whether he has made a comparative assessment of the number of claims for compensation for whiplash injuries in courts in (a) the UK, (b) France and (c) Germany.
What plans he has to reduce the number of young people within the criminal justice system.
What progress he has made in tackling corporate offences of fraud, bribery and money laundering.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement regarding the publication of the Government’s first mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board. The NHS is the country’s most...
My Department and the Treasury were informed on Friday afternoon that the Financial Services Authority had received allegations of manipulation of the UK gas market. As I said last night, I am...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I fear that yesterday the fire Minister, the hon. Member for Great Yarmouth (Brandon Lewis), inadvertently misled the House in responding to a question from me...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of child sexual exploitation. I am grateful to the Backbench Business Committee for granting this important debate and to colleagues from...
I am pleased to be able to table this petition on behalf of my constituents, asking the House of Commons to urge the Government to examine seriously the feasibility of bringing the Tyne and Wear...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Nicky Morgan.)
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