Results 13641–13660 of 13846 for speaker:Rosie Winterton

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Queen's Golden Jubilee (20 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The competitions for grants of city status to one town in each of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and for a Lord Mayoralty, will be launched next Wednesday, 25 July, by means of press notices. Letters will be posted on 24 July to the towns and cities known to be interested in applying for these honours. Both the letters and the press notices will provide some guidance on the...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Advisory Board on Family Law (20 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The Advisory Board on Family Law has today published its Fourth Annual Report and copies have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Tribunals (20 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: Sir Andrew Leggatt sent his report to the Lord Chancellor on 31 March 2001. The Government intend to publish the report shortly, together with a consultation paper seeking views on its principal recommendations. Copies of both documents will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Property Rights (20 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The Government have no current plans to legislate in this area. However, the Law Commission is currently reviewing the law as it relates to the property rights of people who share homes. This covers a wide category of person including all those who live in the same household other than by reason of one of them being the other's employee, tenant, lodger or boarder. It is expected that the Law...

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Archway Tower (20 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: I have been asked to reply. Archway Tower is owned by a commercial landlord, so there is almost no rental income to the Exchequer. However, the annual rent payable is £884,000 for Archway Tower plus a further £29,400 for 49 adjoining car parking spaces. There is a nominal annual rent income to the Exchequer of £13,295 from Vodaphone transmitter aerials located on the roof of...

Written Answers — Home Department: Family Visitor Visa (19 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: I have been asked to reply. The Legal Services Commission is unable to produce this information. Responsibility for recording the number of cases funded by the Legal Services Commission is devolved to suppliers under contracts. They are only required to record and report the total number of asylum cases and the total number of immigration cases. Family visitor appeals are included within the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Family Visitor Visa (19 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: I have been asked to reply. From October 2000 to June 2001, inclusive adjudicators at the Immigration Appellate Authorities decided: (a) 406 oral appeals, 279 of which were successful; and (b) 910 paper appeals, 323 of which were successful; with another 37 being successful on a further appeal to the Immigration Appeal Tribunal.

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Correspondence (19 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: I have now written to the right hon. Member, and apologise for the delay in doing so.

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Public Records Act (19 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The Minister responsible for the execution of the Public Records Act 1958 is my noble and learned Friend the Lord Chancellor. Under the Act, the Lord Chancellor may, with the approval, or at the request, of the Minister primarily concerned vary the closure period for a particular class of public records. In the case of the 1911 Census, the Minister primarily concerned is my right hon. Friend...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: 1911 Decennial Census (18 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: Pursuant to the answer I gave to the hon. Gentleman on 11 July 2001, Official Report, column 577W, letters from three hon. Members were passed by the Lord Chancellor's Department to the Registrar General, who has responsibility for access to the 1911 Census records. The Registrar General has replied to these letters.

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Asylum Seekers (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The Legal Services Commission and the community legal service partnerships continually monitor and assess the adequacy of legal service provision available to asylum seekers, including legal representation. We believe that there is now generally adequate provision throughout England and Wales, but will look to meet any local difficulties that may arise.

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Asylum Seekers (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: I know that my hon. Friend is extremely concerned about the situation in Cardiff. I read the powerful points that she made in her recent Adjournment debate, and I agree that the Government must ensure that asylum seekers, wherever they are, have proper legal representation. We have taken on board her suggestion that there should be a network of advisers throughout the country. One of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Asylum Seekers (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: I thank the hon. Gentleman for his kind welcome. Asylum seekers are held in prison only as a last resort. We believe that the changes that we have made will assist in speeding up the process. Putting people in detention centres as soon as they arrive, as the Conservative party suggests, is unworkable and unaffordable. However, we hope to lessen the number of those who are detained in prisons...

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Immigration Appeals (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: Immigration appeals have benefited from the significant resources that the Government have invested in improving the appeals process. Waiting times in the Immigration Appellate Authority have reduced considerably from more than 40 weeks at the end of March 2000 to less than 20 weeks at the same point this year. Officials from the Immigration and Nationality Directorate, the IAA and the Lord...

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Immigration Appeals (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: I thank my hon. Friend for her kind remarks. She is right that immigration and asylum appeals should be tackled as quickly as possible, and that immigration work should not suffer through increased asylum appeals. The latest assessment shows that in approximately 52,000 asylum cases, an appeal has been lodged with the IND, but they remain in the appeals system. In the past year, we have taken...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Court Dress (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: Previous soundings from within the judiciary, the professions and court users have revealed a wide range of views on whether, and to what extent, court dress should be reformed. Given continued concern in some quarters, the Lord Chief Justice is consulting with the professional bodies. Once the results are available, the Lord Chancellor will consult with the heads of division and decide what...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Contingency Fees (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: None. Contingency fees are used legitimately in many tribunals and for non-contentious business and have their supporters and detractors. The Law Society and the Bar Council are working together to consider how, if properly regulated, contingency fees might be used more widely to benefit clients and extend access to justice. The Government have no plans to extend the use of contingency fees.

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Child Contact Orders (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The Lord Chancellor's Department is not able to collect statistics on events which happen after the court's involvement is concluded. However, officials from this Department are exploring with the Home Office how we can address this information gap.

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Child Contact Orders (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The consultation exercise on child contact, "Making Contact Work", is being undertaken by the Children Act 1989 sub-committee of the Lord Chancellor's advisory board on family law and is on-going. Information about the number of murders of partners or children where a child contact order is in force is not available. However, officials from this Department are exploring with the Home Office...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Child Contact Orders (17 Jul 2001)

Rosie Winterton: The Lord Chancellor's Department does not routinely collect statistics on all subsequent court actions. However, the Department is conducting a sampling exercise on this area, the results of which will be published in due course.


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