Tuesday, 23 June 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress he has made on ensuring that prisoners undertake work in prisons.
If he will take steps to increase the penalties available for people convicted of burglary offences.
What steps he is taking to increase the recruitment of prison officers.
How many days of sickness absence there were in his Department in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to reduce reoffending.
What plans he has for reform of the youth justice system; and if he will make a statement.
What progress he has made on reform of the courts system.
What recent discussions he has had on the treatment of people with mental health issues in the criminal justice system.
What his policy is on the European convention on human rights; and if he will make a statement.
What discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the future of the Human Rights Act 1998.
What plans he has for reform of prisons; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Considered in Committee
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Amendment proposed: 1, page 1, line 18, leave out subsection (3).—(Barbara Keeley.) This amendment removes the automatic coming into force of the Act two months...
Ordered, That, at today’s sitting, the Speaker shall put the questions necessary to dispose of the motion in the name of Secretary Patrick McLoughlin relating to High Speed Rail (London -...
I beg to move, That it be a further Instruction to the Select Committee to which the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill is committed– (1) that the Select Committee have power to...
I beg to move, That this House welcomes the work of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament in providing young people with an opportunity to engage with the political process and accordingly resolves...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(George Hollingbery.)
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