Vera Baird: The Legal Services Commission (LSC) records the number of solicitor firms and not-for-profit organisations who hold contracts to carry out legal aid work rather than numbers of specialist lawyers. The LSC records social services under the category 'community care'. In Northampton, two solicitors firms hold mental health contracts. In addition, there are six solicitor firms in Northampton...
Philip Dunne: ...in the media. There are no plans to procure any additional AMRAAM systems, as they will be replaced in due course by the new Meteor missile that is in the final stages of development. Trial firings of AMRAAM in each of the last eight years and the type of aircraft from which they were fired are shown in the following table: Typhoon Tornado F3 Sea Harrier AIM-120B...
Navendu Mishra: ...of 11 March 2021 to Question 164672, on Re-employment, if he will list the (a) employer bodies, (b) trade unions and (c) professional bodies with advisory contact with employers, such as employment lawyers, accountants, and payroll services, that were consulted in the Acas investigation into fire and rehire practices.
David Lammy: ...Quarterly Bulletin Barrister Bookseller Building Cambridge Law Journal Campaign Caterer and Hotelkeeper Child and Family Law Quarterly Choice Columbia Law Review Common Law World Review Company Lawyer Computers and Law Computer Weekly Construction Industry Law Letter Construction News Conveyancer and Property Lawyer Counsel Credit Today Criminal Law Week Current Law Week Design Week Digit...
Lord Goldsmith: The relevant case file was destroyed in August 2003 in accordance with routine records management practice. The decision to refer was in fact taken before March 2001 by the then Solicitor-General. From the judgment of the Court of Appeal, it is clear that his reason for referring was a belief that, on the facts alleged and found by the jury, the sentence imposed was unduly lenient—a...
Harriet Harman: ...appeared for the Government on three occasions: once in the Court of Appeal; once at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg; and once at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg. The last Attorney-General did not appear in court for the Government of any occasion. The last Solicitor-General appeared in court for the Government on eight occasions.
Adam Ingram: The majority of personnel providing fire cover for Operation Fresco have been taken from ships and submarines undergoing periods of refit or maintenance, or which had returned from operational deployments and were not programmed to undergo further deployments. Only two of the ships from which personnel were taken for fire-fighting duties were prevented from undertaking operational tasks: HMS...
Shahid Malik: The legal implications of the industrial action by the Fire Brigades Union were kept under review throughout the dispute, including the period before and after the start of the Iraq conflict in March 2003. As indicated by the Solicitor-General on 19 December 2002, Official Report, column 943W, the Attorney-General has the power to apply to the court for an injunction to prevent threatened...
Shaun Woodward: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many pay discrimination lawsuits have been filed each year since 1997, broken down by region.
Shaun Woodward: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many pay discrimination lawsuits on the grounds of gender discrimination have been filed in each year since 1997, broken down by region.
Shaun Woodward: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate the Government have made of the average length of time taken to process pay discrimination lawsuits in the last period for which figures are available.
Shaun Woodward: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate the Government has made of the cost to businesses of pay discrimination lawsuits in each year since 1997.
Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment she has made of the possible liability of those NHS trusts which do not hold copyright licences in respect of copyright lawsuits brought against them.
Lord Malloch-Brown: The Government are aware of a private civil lawsuit against the Government of Libya before the US courts under US law, but do not consider that it would be appropriate to intervene in it.
Baroness Goudie: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will publish their consultation on class action lawsuits.
Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what meetings he has had on including a public interest defence against libel lawsuits in the Defamation Bill; (2) what meetings he has had on measures to restrict corporations from using libel actions or the threat of libel action to deter publications in the Defamation Bill.
Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made representations to the government of the United States about the lawsuit brought by Hershey's against import of Cadbury's chocolate products made in England.
Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to prevent vexatious lawsuits being brought against British servicemen.
Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to join in the class action lawsuit against Volkswagen.
Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with (a) cancer charities and (b) others on Government policies on lawsuits against armed forces (i) personnel and (ii) veterans diagnosed with cancer.