Tuesday, 24 January 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of fixed-term recalls.
What steps the Government is taking to support prison staff in maintaining order.
What steps the Government are taking to (a) treat drug addiction in prison and (b) provide education and skills training to prisoners formerly addicted to drugs to help them to find work on release.
What steps the Government are taking to recruit more prison staff.
What assessment she has made of the implications for the justice system of the UK leaving the EU.
What recent assessment she has made of the effect of the volume of probation officer caseloads on the effectiveness of the probation service.
What progress the Government have made on modernising the courts system.
What steps the Government are taking to prepare offenders for life outside prison.
What recent progress she has made on the Government’s plans to replace the Human Rights Act 1998.
How many foreign national offenders are in prison; and what steps she is taking to return those people to prison in their own countries.
When she plans to publish her Department’s review of the introduction of employment tribunal fees.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will now make a statement on the Government’s response to today’s judgment by the Supreme Court. This Government are determined to deliver on the...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Yesterday I told the House in good faith: “Sir Craig Oliver vehemently denies that he or any other member of David Cameron’s media team ever knew...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Queen’s recommendation signified. Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Wales Bill, it is expedient to authorise any increase attributable to the Act in the sums...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Wales Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 14 June 2016...
Consideration of Lords amendments
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 1.
Amendment (a) proposed to Lords amendment 36.— (Jo Stevens.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided: Ayes 170, Noes 281.
I beg to move, That the Charter for Budget Responsibility: autumn 2016 update, which was laid before this House on 17 January, be approved. This debate is not about the technicalities of fiscal...
[Relevant document: First Joint Report of the Health and Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committees, Appointment of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, HC 810.]
Ordered, That, with immediate effect, the following amendments be made in respect of Standing Orders: (1) That paragraph (7)(a)(i) of Standing Order No. 145 (Liaison Committee) be amended by...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Chris Heaton-Harris.)
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