Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Bill read the Third time and passed, without amendment.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress has been made on investigations into the alleged misuse of public money by private providers holding contracts with his Department.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the probation service.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that the compensation claims of mesothelioma sufferers are handled fairly.
What steps he plans to take to ensure that people have access to justice regardless of ability to pay.
If he will conduct an evaluation of the effects of the judiciary providing the Department for Work and Pensions and appellants with reasons for their decisions in employment and support allowance...
What assessment he has made of trends in the level of convictions for stalking offences.
What proportion of recalls to prison were fixed-term recalls in the latest period for which figures are available.
What plans he has to legalise humanist marriages.
Whether it is the Government’s policy for the UK to remain a party to the European convention on human rights; and if he will make a statement.
What progress he has made on reforming sentencing for people convicted for making threats on social media.
What progress he has made on ensuring that members of the public who help others or intervene in emergencies are not prosecuted if something goes wrong.
What estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of providing legal representation for offenders accused of trivial offences whilst in custody in the last 12 months.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary to make a statement on the Wanless review.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I want to inform the House that telephone calls between prisoners and their constituency Members of Parliament, or MPs’ offices, may have been recorded, and in...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. In questions to the Department of Energy and Climate Change on Thursday last week, I raised the case of a constituent who felt that she had been hard done by by a...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee, considered. Third Reading
I beg to move, That this House notes the First Report of the Finance and Services Committee, HC 757, and the draft medium-term financial plan for the House of Commons as set out in the Appendix...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Dr Thérèse Coffey.)
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