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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horses: Databases (18 Apr 2017)

Edward Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 64423, what steps her Department plans to take to enforce compliance with the requirement that owners of horses and ponies register on the central equine database; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horses: Trespass (31 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many times in each county or local government area in England and Wales a freeholder or lawful occupier of private land has detained a horse under section 7B of the Animals Act 1971 since that Act came into force.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horses: Trespass (31 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many times each local authority in England and Wales has used its powers to detain a horse under section 7A of the Animals Act 1971 since that Act came into force; and when each such use of those powers took place.

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: I begin by declaring an interest not only in the subject that we are discussing, and not only in that I am a trustee of the Prison Reform Trust and a patron of Unlock—those two charities are concerned with criminal justice and prisons in particular—but in that I am on the advisory board of Samaritans, and much of what has been discussed this evening touches upon on its work....

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: I do not have an argument with that at all. The argument for making our prisons work for the public as a whole, for the victims of crime and for prisoners is not just moral and political, but economic. We push hundreds of millions of pounds into the criminal justice and prison systems, and what do we do with that investment? We produce failure. If the prison system was a business or a...

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: I agree with my hon. Friend. I have sent plenty of people to prison, some of them for very long periods of time. I wish that we were able to make sure that those who do not need to go to prison, or who need to be sent to another place, such as a mental hospital, could be dealt with in a more sensible, productive, efficient and effective way. The argument is not about whether criminals are...

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: Or the nearest prison to that Crown court.

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: They end up in Norwich having been via Maidstone, Lewes, somewhere on the Isle of Wight, somewhere in Dorset, somewhere in Devon, somewhere in Bristol, somewhere in the east midlands and somewhere in the west midlands. They eventually end up in Norwich, from where they are released miles away from their family without having had any contact with them. A prisoner’s medical records and...

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: Could not those two examples be replicated, but to an even worse degree, in the case of young offenders? Obviously there are fewer young offender institutions than prisons. Youngsters are bussed around in the back of sweatboxes for hours—for hours and hours after court hours—and often do not reach their destination until nearly midnight. That is not a good way to rehabilitate anyone.

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: My hon. Friend mentioned, correctly, the need for political will. However, if members of the public are asked, individually or on a more organised basis, what they think about the current state of our prisons and what needs to be done within our justice system, they are much more liberal than politicians give them credit for. We need to be braver and get on with this rather than allow...

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: Will my right hon. Friend give way?

Prisons and Courts Bill (20 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: My right hon. Friend is very kind. The Bill says: “The report must set out the extent to which prisons are meeting the purpose mentioned in section A1.” What happens if a prison, or prisons generally, do not meet such a purpose? What will the Secretary of State do about it, what can she do about it, and what will happen if she does not do anything about it because prisoners are...

Turkey: Human Rights and the Political Situation — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (9 Mar 2017)

Edward Garnier: I join the right hon. Member for Enfield North (Joan Ryan) in thanking you for chairing our proceedings, Mr Bone; I also congratulate her on initiating this important debate. It is a given, I think, that Turkey is hugely important to us diplomatically and militarily as an important member of NATO, including as a listening post and airbase—particularly for the United States and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Human Trafficking (28 Feb 2017)

Edward Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people convicted of human trafficking offences in the last three years have been returned to a country of origin (a) within the EU and (b) outside the EU to serve a prison sentence.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (27 Feb 2017)

Edward Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to encourage the seizure of assets of human traffickers at the point of arrest, rather than conviction.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (27 Feb 2017)

Edward Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people convicted of human trafficking in the UK who returned to their country of origin to serve their sentence have had their assets (a) in the UK or (b) overseas seized to compensate (i) victims of trafficking, (ii) police forces and (iii) HM Treasury; and if she will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Needs-based Funding Formula (27 Feb 2017)

Edward Garnier: My right hon. Friend will know that one of the local authorities in my constituency, Oadby and Wigston borough council, is in dire financial straits. It has run itself incompetently, with the result that, with a revenue budget of £7 million or £8 million a year, it now plans to have an annual deficit of about £1.5 million. That is small in the great scheme of things, but in...

Criminal Finances Bill: Failure to Prevent an Economic Criminal Offence (21 Feb 2017)

Edward Garnier: My new clause 2 was drafted and tabled before Christmas. Since then, I have had a number of meetings with my hon. Friend the Minister and we have also seen the Ministry of Justice’s call for evidence in relation to corporate criminal liability. In the light of what he has said this afternoon, I beg to ask leave to withdraw the clause. Clause, by leave, withdrawn. New Clause 17

Criminal Finances Bill: Failure to Prevent an Economic Criminal Offence (21 Feb 2017)

Edward Garnier: I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Criminal Finances Bill: Failure to Prevent an Economic Criminal Offence (21 Feb 2017)

Edward Garnier: I shall be relatively brief in introducing this group of new clauses. In moving new clause 2, which stands in my name and those of a number of hon. Members on both sides of the House and which mirrors new clauses 3, 4, 14 and 15, I want to introduce a debate about the future of corporate criminal liability in this jurisdiction. I must declare an interest, as over the past few years I have...


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