Results 1581–1593 of 1593 for keir starmer

DNA and CCTV (Crime Prevention) (6 Jul 2010)

Philip Davies: ...DNA and CCTV, and disregard what the public think, I hope that they will listen to what the professionals think-those professionals who have to deal with the repercussions of any change in policy. Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said: "DNA sample analysis plays an important part in protecting the public, and in the detection and prosecution of serious crime, as well as...

Scottish Parliament: Violence Against Men (10 Jun 2010)

Nigel Don: ...about statistics—I apologise for doing this, but we need to nail it—I want to pick up where John Wilson left off. In correspondence between the UK Statistics Authority's Professor Jowell and Keir Starmer QC, the Statistics Authority acknowledges that, from the statistics that are available in the UK, we should not say that the "overwhelming majority" of victims are women. It is quite...

Law on Assisted Suicide (10 Mar 2010)

Patricia Hewitt: ...he or she may fairly hope to be, if not commended, at the very least forgiven, rather than condemned, for giving assistance." As a result of that decision, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, issued new prosecuting guidelines last month. This final policy, unlike the interim guidelines, was broadly welcomed by supporters and opponents of a change in the law, which I believe...

Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitor-General: Bribery Bill (26 Nov 2009)

Vera Baird: The hon. Gentleman really does not live in the real world. He should try telling Richard Alderman or Keir Starmer that they are not independent: they are extremely independent individuals, and rightly so. There is a detailed protocol, which I commend to the hon. Gentleman, so that he can understand this area rather better than he appears to do now. The superintendence function has...

Coroners and Justice Bill: Committee (6th Day)(Continued) (9 Jul 2009)

Baroness Butler-Sloss: ...is more likely than most to know what the law is, in the sense of what could be prosecuted? Would he consider it appropriate to show that opinion to the present Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Keir Starmer, to see whether he shares the view of his predecessor?

Racial Hatred: "Undercover Mosque" — Question for Short Debate (20 Apr 2009)

Baroness Scotland of Asthal: ...and will play a part. I assure the noble Lord that these issues are reviewed regularly by each of the directors of the Crown Prosecution Service. As noble Lords will know, the new director, Keir Starmer, has an unimpeachable history in relation to human rights. The CPS's current policy does not envisage prosecuting those who are legitimately expressing their views under Article 10 of the...

Public Bill Committee: : Clause 61 (5 Mar 2009)

Edward Garnier: ...”. We shall see what we can do about that. This is quite a simple set of amendments. What I seek to do flows from the evidence that came out of the evidence sessions. I think that it was Mr. Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions, who informed us that of the cases that had gone to the courts under the witness anonymity legislation passed in the summer, only three cases had...

Public Bill Committee: Coroners and Justice Bill (5 Feb 2009)

Roger Gale: ..., but if someone is speaking and the clock ticks past, I will have to stop them and move them on. Without further ado, let us hear the first evidence from the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr. Keir Starmer. Good afternoon and thank you for joining us. We are deeply grateful to you for coming.

Public Bill Committee: Coroners and Justice Bill (3 Feb 2009)

...Watch Foundation Thursday 5 February Until no later than 10.25 am The Magistrates’ Association; NACRO; Victim Support; Prison Reform Trust Thursday 5 February Until no later than 1.40 pm Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions Thursday 5 February Until no later than 2.30 pm The Law Society; the Criminal Bar Association Thursday 5 February Until no later than 3.00 pm Justice...

Counter-Terrorism Bill (13 Oct 2008)

Lord Lester of Herne Hill: I hope I may make a couple of points that are pleasant for the Minister to hear. First, I pay tribute to the appointment of the new Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, who is one of the most outstanding human rights lawyers at the English Bar. The fact that he succeeds Ken Macdonald, a most impressive holder of that office, is a most important safeguard. I always believe that...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Police College (12 Dec 2006)

Alan McFarland: .... The PSNI is a world model for human rights policing, with its code of ethics for each officer and its rigorous annual human rights inspection by two of the UK’s foremost human rights lawyers, Keir Starmer and Jane Gordon. If Members have not read those reports, they should do so. The expertise of our community police service is coupled with the background of the RUC as the best...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Complaints Procedures (Independent Assessor) (19 Jan 2006)

Adam Ingram: As indicated in my answer of 10 October 2005, Official Report, column 12–13W the policing of the North Belfast parades was examined in considerable detail by Keir Starmer QC and Jane Gordon in their special report for the Policing Board published in November 2004. Although this report did concentrate on the policing aspects of the parades, it also included consideration of the Army's...

Written Answers — Defence: Independent Assessor of Military Complaints (10 Oct 2005)

Adam Ingram: ...this conclusion, the Ministry of Defence considered whether further analysis of the events on 12 July 2004 was necessary. The policing of these parades was examined in considerable detail by Keir Starmer QC and Jane Gordon in their special report for the Policing Board published in November 2004. We do not consider, given the action already taken, that any useful purpose would be served...


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