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Baroness Corston

Labour Peer , 20 Jul 2005 –


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Data Protection Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (13 Dec 2017)

Division number 1 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Ahmed Lord Alderdice Lord Alton of Liverpool Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon Viscount Astor Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Baroness Bakewell Baroness Barker Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Beecham Lord Beith Baroness Benjamin Lord...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Female Offender Management (5 Dec 2017)

Thangam Debbonaire: It is 10 years since the Corston report. Can the Minister update us on the progress the Government are making in meeting all 43 of Baroness Corston’s recommendations, in particular funding for specialist units such as Eden House in Bristol?

Foreign Policy: Support for UK Businesses in Global Trade - Question (14 Nov 2017)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, last week the US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, spoke at the CBI conference. He said that the United States could become the United Kingdom’s number one trading partner post Brexit so long as we abandoned EU-style regulations and standards. Will this be the Government’s approach?

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (31 Oct 2017)

Division number 1 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Lord Aberdare Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Adonis Lord Ahmed Lord Allan of Hallam Baroness Altmann Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Anderson of Swansea Baroness Andrews Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Baroness Bakewell Baroness Barker Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Beecham Lord Beith Baroness Benjamin Lord...

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (24 Oct 2017)

Division number 3 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Lord Aberdare Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Alli Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Bassam of Brighton (teller) Lord Berkeley of Knighton Baroness Blackstone Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Lord Bradshaw Viscount Brookeborough Lord Brookman Baroness Burt of Solihull Lord Campbell-Savours Lord Carter...

Space Industry Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (23 Oct 2017)

Lord Lester of Herne Hill: ...they can to avoid Parliament’s scrutiny. The particular example that I am concerned about is what has happened to the Joint Committee on Human Rights; that goes back many years to when the noble Baroness, Lady Corston, chaired it and I first joined it. Lords committees are relatively safe, because we can protect them within this House. However, a Joint Committee of both Houses...

Women Released from Prison (18 Oct 2017)

Carolyn Harris: ...some form of abuse, be it physical, emotional or sexual, surely we should be putting more resources into supporting and counselling them than punishing them with prison sentences. Ten years ago, Baroness Corston published her “Review of Women with Particular Vulnerabilities in the Criminal Justice System”. In it, she talked about the very things that we are talking about here...

Farmer Review - Question for Short Debate (11 Oct 2017)

Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill: ...in community services—ideally a woman’s centre providing a range of services including mental and physical health care to vulnerable women. The women’s centre model, recommended by my noble friend Lady Corston in her report a decade ago, represents the most effective and financially sustainable alternative community use. Imprisoning women for non-violent offences not only...

Domestic Violence: Victims - Question (12 Sep 2017)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, if what the noble Lord said in response to my noble friend Lady Donaghy is right, why did women’s refuges, when surveyed, say that their biggest problem was the uncertainty around future funding cuts and present funding cuts? Can the Minister explain?

Prisons: Overcrowding - Motion to Take Note (7 Sep 2017)

Baroness Stern: ...of the day had implemented the noble and learned Lord’s recommendations, how different our situation now would be. It is a huge pity that that did not happen. On the same shelf I have the Corston report, the Bradley report, the report on justice reinvestment produced by the Justice Select Committee when the noble Lord, Lord Beith, was its chair, and many others. The proposals are all...

National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Regret (6 Sep 2017)

Division number 1 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Alderdice Lord Anderson of Swansea Baroness Andrews Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Baroness Barker Lord Bassam of Brighton (teller) Lord Beecham Lord Beith Baroness Benjamin Baroness Billingham Baroness Blood Lord Blunkett...

Prison and Youth Custody Centre Safety (19 Jul 2017)

Kate Green: ..., and 12 women killed themselves in prison—the highest level since 2004. In reviewing the estate for women, will he take the opportunity, once and for all, to take on board the recommendations of Baroness Jean Corston? Women who need to be in custody should be placed not in prisons far from their families, but in small, secure community units. There is a once-in-a-lifetime...

Istanbul Convention - Question (12 Jul 2017)

Baroness Corston: I note that the Minister refers to legislation in 2012. How many women’s refuges have closed since then? Many of us would feel a lot more optimistic about the Minister’s Answer to the Question if under the coalition and this Government so many women’s refuges had not had to close through lack of funding. How many new refuges will there be?

Domestic Violence and Abuse - Motion to Take Note (6 Jul 2017)

Baroness Hamwee: My Lords, the importance of addressing domestic abuse is moving up the agenda, which is to the good. As the noble Baroness made quite clear, it is a people’s issue and not just a women’s issue, so I congratulate the one man in our debate—he contributed very effectively. We are all aware of the significance of public awareness, in general and on the part of those...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (27 Jun 2017)

Lord McNally: ...out prison reformer. As the noble Lord, Lord Faulks, indicated, legislation is not always required to take forward penal reform. Fortunately, Mr Lidington does not have to look far for good ideas. There is the Corston report on women in the criminal justice system; the Laming report on looked-after children; Dame Sally Coates’s suggestions on education in adult prisons, which my...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Women’s Centres (25 Apr 2017)

Fiona Mactaggart: ...themselves, including of domestic abuse, addiction and mental health problems, and that women’s centres actually deal with the whole problem? I was a Home Office Minister who helped to persuade Baroness Corston to produce her excellent report, and the reason why we did that was the number of women who were killing themselves in jail. The Government are planning new women’s...

Higher Education: Loans - Motion to Regret (5 Apr 2017)

Division number 2 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Alderdice Lord Allan of Hallam Baroness Andrews Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Lord Bassam of Brighton (teller) Lord Beith Baroness Benjamin Lord Berkeley Lord Bew Lord Bilimoria Lord Birt Lord Bradley Lord Bradshaw Baroness Brinton Lord Brookman Lord...

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill - Commons Reason (5 Apr 2017)

Division number 1 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Lord Aberdare Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Ahmed Lord Alderdice Lord Allan of Hallam Lord Alton of Liverpool Baroness Andrews Lord Armstrong of Ilminster Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Beecham Lord Beith Baroness Benjamin Lord Berkeley Lord Best Lord Birt Baroness...

Technical Education - Question (5 Apr 2017)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, I had the privilege to chair your Lordships’ Social Mobility Committee, of which the noble Lord, Lord Farmer, was a member. One of the recommendations we made was that young people should have life skills education at school, but the Government did not accept it. In our evidence sessions with employers, we found that they unanimously valued life skills education, which helps...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Civil Disorder (4 Apr 2017)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money has been paid to Carillion as a result of damage to prison property during disorders and riots in the last five years.


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