Monday, 9 February 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps she has taken to encourage people to become special constables.
What progress her Department has made on deporting foreign criminals from the UK.
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of community-led responses to crime and antisocial behaviour related to the night-time economy.
What assessment she has made of the level of modern slavery in the UK.
What further steps she is taking to protect the UK from terrorism in response to recent attacks in Paris.
What steps her Department is taking to tackle identity crime.
What recent representations she has received on the level of rural crime; and if she will make a statement.
What assessment she has made of changes in the level of cyber and online crime in the last 12 months; and if she will make a statement. [Official Report, 23 February 2015, Vol. 593, c. 1-2MC.]
What recent discussions she has had with police and crime commissioners on the priority they give to prosecuting and preventing human trafficking and modern slavery; and if she will make a statement.
What progress she has made on ensuring that the Security Service is adequately equipped to tackle terrorism.
What assessment she has made of the role of voluntary organisations in tackling radicalisation and extremism.
What improvements she has made to the visa system for applicants from China and other key markets.
What research her Department has undertaken on how architecture and urban design may assist crime prevention.
What steps her Department has taken to ensure that lessons are learnt from recent child sex abuse cases in Rotherham and elsewhere.
What assessment she has made of the likelihood of terrorist attacks in rural areas of the UK.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
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I beg to move, That the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 19 January, be approved.
Resolved, That the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 19 January, be approved.—(Steve Webb.)
I beg to move, That the draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 14 January, be approved.
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Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
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That the Church of England (Pensions) (Amendment) Measure (HC 916), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for her Royal Assent in the form in which it...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Harriett Baldwin.)
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