Results 1–20 of 11695 for speaker:James Brokenshire

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (1 September 2020 to 30 November 2020) (12 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: Section 19(1) of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (the Act) requires the Secretary of State to report to Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of every relevant three-month period on the exercise of her TPIM powers under the Act during that period. The level of information provided will always be subject to slight variations based on...

Written Answers — Home Office: Cybercrime: Coronavirus (11 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: The Government is aware that fraudsters are exploiting the pandemic to commit opportunistic crimes such as fraud. Along with partners in law enforcement, the public sector and the private and third sectors, we have been implementing measures to ensure the public has the protection and advice needed to protect themselves from these crimes. The Home Office collects data on individual fraud...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fire and Rescue Services: Recruitment (11 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: The Government is committed to ensuring that fire and rescue services have the resources and support they need to carry out their vital roles and to keep people safe. Overall, fire and rescue authorities will receive around £2.3 billion in 2021/22. Standalone fire and rescue authorities will see an increase in core spending power of 2.6% in cash terms this year compared to 2020/21. It is the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism (11 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: The Counter Extremism Strategy covers all forms of extremism. A key part of the strategy is building our understanding of the threat posed by different forms of extremism.

Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence (11 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: Currently different areas of the Department work on different IT systems for correspondence, which makes calculating average response times more complex. A programme of work is underway to transfer all correspondence onto one system. Previous answers have given the link to published data for UKVI against meeting the 20-day service standards, this is published quarterly.

Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism (11 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: Our manifesto gave a clear commitment to protect those who work in counter extremism from threats and intimidation. Where individuals are subject to harassment and intimidation they should report this to the police.

Written Answers — Home Office: Internet: Safety (11 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: The Extradition Act 2003 is the legislative framework which contains the safeguards and protections available in UK courts to all persons requested for extradition to any overseas jurisdiction. A requested person will not be extradited if doing so would breach their human rights, if the request is politically motivated or if they would be at risk of facing the death penalty. The court can...

Written Answers — Home Office: Counter-terrorism: Luton (11 Jan 2021)

James Brokenshire: The Prevent programme is fundamentally about safeguarding and supporting vulnerable individuals to stop them from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. It works best when it is locally-led and delivered in partnership with communities. As part of the Prevent Duty, Local Authorities have an obligation to deliver a programme of engagement tailored to the needs of the local community. The...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fraud: Coronavirus (22 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Government is aware that criminals are exploiting the pandemic to commit opportunistic crimes such as fraud. Although Covid-19 related fraud represents a small proportion of overall fraud reporting, we understand the devastating impact it can have on individuals. Along with partners, we have been implementing measures to ensure the public has the protection and advice needed to shield...

Written Answers — Home Office: Internet: Weapons (18 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Online Harms White Paper set out an indicative list of harms that would be included in the scope of the legislation, which included the online sale of illegal weapons. While the list isn’t exhaustive or fixed it provided the starting point for our policy development. We have published the Full Government Response to the Online Harms White Paper consultation, which sets out the new...

Written Answers — Home Office: Islam (17 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: Regrettably owing to human error an incorrect response was provided for PQ101987. I apologise for this error. The Home Office has not undertaken an assessment of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationals Abroad: Repatriation (17 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: Around 900 people have travelled from the UK to engage with the conflict in Syria and Iraq, against the advice of the Foreign Office. Of these, approximately 20% have been killed in the conflict and around 40% have returned to the UK. We can confirm that in the last 12 months there have been a small number of British children who have left Syria and returned to the UK via third countries. The...

Written Answers — Home Office: European Criminal Records Information System (17 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The safety and security of our citizens is the Government’s top priority. Negotiations continue, and on law enforcement and criminal justice, there is a good degree of convergence in what the UK and EU have been negotiating in terms of operational capabilities. In the event that?it is not possible to reach an agreement, the UK has well-developed and well-rehearsed plans in place.?We...

Written Answers — Home Office: Europol (17 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The safety and security of our citizens is the Government’s top priority. Negotiations continue, and on law enforcement and criminal justice, there is a good degree of convergence in what the UK and EU have been negotiating in terms of operational capabilities. In the event that?it is not possible to reach an agreement, the UK has well-developed and well-rehearsed plans in place.?We...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Marketing (16 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: Data on expenditure categories are published within the Home Office Annual Report and Accounts (ARA). However, this data is only published once the accounts are closed and the figures have been audited by the National Audit Office (NAO). Information on the above expenditure categories for the current financial year will be collated and made available in the 2020/21 Home office Statement of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Written Questions (16 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The response for UIN 96174 was given on 16th December 2020.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Correspondence (16 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The (a) department and (b) UK Visas and Immigration work to a target of responding to 95% of Ministerial correspondence within 20 days. Performance on policy correspondence in meeting the target in each month in 2020 is below. Performance has been impacted by a very significant increase in the volume of correspondence received, alongside the need for Ministers and officials to instigate a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Corruption (15 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The UK recently received international recognition for the positive structures and systems in place to address corruption. This was evidenced in the UK’s 2019 United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) Peer Review which singled out as successes and good practice the UK’s “structures and governance for the coordination of anticorruption activity, including a national...

Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence (15 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Department uses a workflow tool which all Operational MPs correspondence is registered on. We are able to run reports each day which summarises the daily situation in relation to intake and output and the age of each piece of MPs correspondence. The report also monitors the daily progress of output towards the weekly 95% target. The latest published data on UKVI performance against the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Corruption (15 Dec 2020)

James Brokenshire: The government is focussed on implementation of the Anti-Corruption Strategy. Officials have begun to consider the question of renewal and at present no decision has been made. The content of any future strategy would be informed by an evidence-based review of threats, progress and priorities.


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