Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Motion made, That the Bill be now read a Second time.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to reduce reoffending by persistent offenders.
What progress he has made in ensuring that the judiciary provide the Department for Work and Pensions and appellants with reasons for their conclusions in appeals against employment and support...
What his future plans are for access to judicial review.
What recent representations he has received on the role played by the London mayoralty in the delivery of justice in London.
What further plans he has to close courts before 2015.
What assessment he has made of recent trends in the level of staffing of the Prison Service.
What his policy is on support for victims of crimes.
What recent representations he has received on compensation for people with pleural plaques.
What recent progress has been made on the release of papers relating to the Shrewsbury 24.
What his policy is on the use by prisoners of musical instruments.
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of current sentencing guidelines in manslaughter cases where a single punch to the head results in death; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to expand the scope of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I need your urgent advice on an important constituency case. As the local MP, I have been representing a family in a contested adoption case, including the birth...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant documents: 19th Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, HC 83-xviii, Chapter 5; and 40th Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, HC 83-xxxvii.]
With the permission of the House, we will debate the combined authority orders together.
[Relevant document: The Thirty-Second Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, HC 83-xxix.]
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 5 and 6 together. Ordered,
It is with great pleasure that I present this petition signed by over 3,000 of my constituents. In 2009 Post Office Ltd made it clear that it had no intention to relocate or outsource its...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Gyimah.)
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