Results 181–200 of 11693 for speaker:James Brokenshire

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Finance (28 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The department is committed to tackling all forms of crime, including those that exploit technology and the internet. We are considering all routes to ensure law enforcement have the tools they need to go after these criminals and to protect the vulnerable. Setting police budgets for 2020 to 2021, this government has prioritised £150 million to tackle serious and organised crime. This...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fire and Rescue Services: Coronavirus (28 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has provided guidance to Fire and Rescue Services (FRSs), to support the safe resumption of prevention activities, including Home Fire Safety Visits (HFSVs) FRSs will adopt a risk- based approach to HFSVs to avoid the spread of Covid-19 to vulnerable groups and to protect staff, while continuing to deliver their statutory duty of promoting fire safety....

Written Answers — Home Office: Extradition: USA (23 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: As a matter of long-standing policy and practice, we do not disclose whether an extradition request has been made or received until such time as a person is arrested in relation to the request. We therefore cannot provide the total number of extradition requests made by the USA to the UK or vice versa. Statistics showing the nationality of the subject of requests which led to an extradition...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Apprentices (22 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: Departments are committed to increasing the number of apprentices across the Civil Service and continue to work towards the 2.3% target. The impact of the current pandemic has slowed recruitment due to priority work and logistics. With the current strategy and targets coming to an end in April 2021, the Civil Service is already focusing on how to continue to support the apprenticeship agenda...

Written Answers — Home Office: Question (21 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: Work in relation to the Muslim Brotherhood is a matter for the Home Office, so we are responding on behalf of the Ministry of Defence. There has not been formal inter-Ministerial engagement on the Muslim Brotherhood. The Government keeps under review the activities of those associated with the Muslim Brotherhood in the UK in accordance with the five commitments included in the former Prime...

Written Answers — Home Office: Independent Review of Prevent (21 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: We welcome the views of any civil society organisation which wants to contribute to the development of the new Terms of Reference for the Independent Review of Prevent. They can contribute by contacting the team which will support the new Independent Reviewer at The Review team has approached some of the organisations with which they had been in contact...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Staff (18 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: With regard to the Honourable Members question about the number of staff with the words equality, diversity, inclusion, gender, LGBT or race in their job title I refer him to the response given to his question of the 9th September 2020, UIN 83931.

Written Answers — Home Office: Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme (18 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: Over the last four years of the Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme, 807 eligible applications have been received. For the 2020/2021 round of the scheme, which closed on 9 August, we have received 243 eligible applications. In the 2016/2017 round we awarded £435,446, in 2017/2018 we awarded £440,203, in 2018/2019 we awarded £806,281, and in the 2019/2020 we awarded...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hygiene: Products (16 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The consideration of guidance that informs National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC’s) press statements is a matter for the NFCC. Under the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) 2002, employers must assess and eliminate or reduce risks from dangerous substances so far as is reasonably practicable in order to keep people safe. As outlined in my answer to Question...

Written Answers — Home Office: Security: Training (16 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Home Office has listened to the security concerns of our faith communities, including through the recent public consultation on faith security. We recognise that protective security must be tailored to support the specific requirements of faith communities. The Home Office is currently developing a security training package, which will be suitable for all faiths. This will ensure that our...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Industrial Health and Safety (16 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: Trades Union representatives have been invited to attend the regular 2 Marsham Street House Committee meetings in the interests of constructive dialogue in relation to the spaces that are shared between the separate employers based in the building. This House Committee does not constitute a statutory safety committee as set out in Regulation 9 Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regs...

Written Answers — Home Office: Unexplained Wealth Orders (10 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: Since implementation in the Criminal Finances Act 2017, unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) were sought in relation to four cases: Three UWOs were obtained in relation to one case 2017/18 Five UWOs were obtained in relation to three cases in 2019/20 (three UWOs in relation to one case were discharged on appeal) The annual asset recovery statistical bulletin contains UWO statistics. The next...

Written Answers — Home Office: Barbecues: Moorland (10 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Home Office publishes figures on accidental primary fires started by barbecues in table FIRE0605, available here: tistics-data-tables#cause-of-fire. The data is available from 2010/11 to 2018/19. 2019/20 data will be published on 2 October 2020. Data for May to August 2020 will be published in Autumn 2021. In 2018/19, there were...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Personnel Management (10 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The number of full-time equivalent staff for the Home Office as of 30 April 2020 was 34,397, and those within HR was 501.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home: Staff (9 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: Job titles are not held centrally and could only be retrieved at disproportionate cost. The Home Office central Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) team has 18 staff who work across the organisation for its workforce of nearly 37,000 staff. The team are responsible for setting the strategic direction for diversity and inclusion as set out in the Home Office D&I Strategy 2018-2025: Inclusive by...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hezbollah (9 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Government does not comment on intelligence matters. Hizballah is a proscribed terrorist organisation in the UK and membership is therefore a criminal offence. Decisions to investigate and prosecute for proscription offences are a matter for the police and Crown Prosecution Service. Statistics on prosecutions for proscriptions offences are routinely published in the report on the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Islamic Resistance Support Organization (9 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Home Office does not keep a central register of all the organisations that operate in the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Action Fraud (9 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The decision on whether to investigate a crime rests solely with the police who will take into account available resources, the likely eventual outcome and other criminal cases already under investigation. If a member of public is not satisfied with the service provided by Action Fraud or NFIB, they can make a complaint via the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) or the City of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Action Fraud (9 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: The Home Office collects data on the number of fraud and Computer Misuse Act (CMA) cases reported to Action Fraud that have been recorded as criminal offences by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB). Such data is published by the Office for National Statistics on a quarterly basis and the most recently available data for the year ending March 2020 can be found, along with a time...

Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [Lords]: Schedule - Power of arrest for extradition purposes (8 Sep 2020)

James Brokenshire: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. I thank hon. and right hon. Members from all parts of the House for their scrutiny of the Bill, and I am grateful to everyone who has contributed to the debate in Committee today and on Second Reading before the recess. Bills that relate to extradition are not always the easiest, and I thank all Members for their really informed and...

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