Tuesday, 23 January 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the operation of the legal system in each legal jurisdiction in the UK.
What progress he has made on implementing his duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.
What steps he is taking to ensure that legal aid is available to people who are entitled to that aid.
What recent assessment he has made of standards at Oakhill secure training centre in Milton Keynes.
What steps he is taking to support people who make a victim impact statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the condition of prisoners’ accommodation at HMP Liverpool.
What steps the Government are taking to improve access for offenders to employment and literacy education.
What steps he has taken to ensure that the Parole Board takes account of public safety in its decision on releasing a prisoner.
Whether the Government plan to introduce new legislative proposals on enshrining rights for victims.
What steps the Government are taking to stop the use of drones over prisons.
What steps his Department is taking to improve the court experience for people who work in the justice system.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to make a statement on the recent ruling by the High Court over the judicial review on the application of personal...
I am here in my capacity as the quasi-judicial decision maker on the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky to update the House on the interim report issued today by the Competition and...
We will move on, if there are no points of order. I did have an indication that there would be.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Consideration of Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee. New Clause 1
“(1) The Secretary of State shall, upon laying any statement under subsection (3A) of section 76A of the Energy Act 2013, seek to secure a transition period prior to the implementation of...
I beg to move amendment 1, page 1, line 22, at end insert— “(c) ensuring that inspections of nuclear facilities and materials for the purpose of nuclear safeguards continue at the...
Amendment proposed: 5, in clause 2, page 4, line 13, at end insert— ‘(1A) The Secretary of State may only exercise powers under this section at the point at which...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill for...
Consideration of Lords amendments
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 1.
[Relevant document: The Second Report of the Speaker’s Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority of 2017, Appointment of an IPSA Board Member, HC 679.]
[Relevant document: Third Report of the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission of 2017, Appointment of an Electoral Commissioner, HC 688.]
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 7 to 9 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 11 December, be approved.
That the draft Help-to-Save Accounts Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 11 December, be approved.
That the draft Higher Education (Access and Participation Plans) (England) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 4 December, be approved.—(Chris Heaton-Harris.) Question...
The life of my constituent Alex Wright was literally shattered when a van drove into her living room and totally destroyed it. She had to move out for months while the house was rebuilt. For...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jo Churchill.)
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