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Rory Stewart

Conservative MP for Penrith and The Border (6 May 2010 – current)

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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (11 Dec 2018)

Justice: Prison population 2022: planning for the future. 10:00 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ..., Chief Executive Officer, HM Prison and Probation Service Neil Richards, Head of Custodial Contracts, HM Prison and Probation Service Paul Newton, Governor, HMP Birmingham Jerry Petherick, G4S Rory Stewart MP, Minister of State for Justice, Ministry of Justice Michael Spurr, Chief Executive Officer, HM Prison and Probation Service

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: HM Inspectorate of Prisons: Meetings (6 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: The three Inspectorates are members of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) and as such participated in two NPM business meetings in 2017. In addition, the Chief Inspector for England & Wales and the Chief Inspector for Scotland were part of a NPM Steering Group which met on three occasions in 2017. On a fourth occasion, membership included the Chief Inspector for England & Wales and a...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Unmanned Air Vehicles (6 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: The Ministry of Justice has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Television: Licensing (6 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: The maximum penalty for television license fee evasion is a Level 3 fine, so a custodial sentence may not be imposed for this offence. In 2017 fines accounted for 99.5% of sentencing outcomes for television license fee evasion. Where offenders fail to pay fines, the courts have a range of enforcement powers, including, in the last resort, imprisonment of the offender.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Public Expenditure (5 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: Holding answer received on 03 December 2018 The table below shows the annual change in the Ministry of Justice’s available total resource funding from HM Treasury, including depreciation, in real terms to 2019/20. Budgets for the years 2020/21 and 2021/22 will be set in the next Spending Review. The figures below represent HMT funding received for 2010/11 – 2017/18, and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners Release (5 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: Of the 5,860 prisoner releases in December 2017, 3,143 were discharged to settled accommodation. The remaining 2,717 were not known to be released to settled accommodation. A further breakdown is shown in the table below*. Settled accommodation Bail/probation accommodation Rough sleeping Other homeless Other unsettled accommodation Unknown Grand Total 3143 634 243 625 683...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Locks and Keys (5 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: Since we provided the response to 5 December 2017 to Question 117497 on Prisons: Locks and Keys there has been one further prison relock, which took place at HMP Wandsworth March 2018 at a cost of £441,649 (excluding VAT). Notes: The figure quoted have been drawn from live administrative databases and may subsequently be amended. Due care is taken during processing and analysis, but the...

Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice): Business of the House (European Union (Withdrawal) Act) (4 Dec 2018)

...Helen Hayes Sue Hayman Oliver Heald John Healey Mark Hendrick Drew Hendry Stephen Hepburn Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Jo Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan...

Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice) (4 Dec 2018)

...Sharma Alec Shelbrooke Keith Simpson Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Anna Soubry Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst Justin...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Begging and Vagrancy: Prosecutions (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: It is not possible to identify from centrally held data the number of defendants prosecuted under section 1 of the Vagrancy Act 1898, as there is no data available under this specific Act. The Act was repealed by the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Dangerous Dogs Act 1991: Convictions (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: The number of offenders sentenced to immediate custody for offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, in England and Wales from 2015 to 2017 (the latest currently available data), can be obtained from the ‘Experimental Statistics: Principal Offence proceedings and outcomes by Home Office offence code data tool’ in the annual criminal justice statistics publication, linked below. Select...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Employment (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: We collect data on the pre-imprisonment status employment status of individuals within 72 hours of them entering custody using the Basic Custody Screening Tool (BCS). For the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, these figures are set out in the table below: BCS Q B4.12: Were you working before you came to custody? Count of Assessments Percentage Employed 22177 21.77% Unemployed...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Contracts (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: The Ministry of Justice has recently launched a competition to establish a framework of prison operators, from which the operators of the new prisons at Wellingborough and Glen Parva will be selected. Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service will not be bidding in the competition. There will instead be a ‘public sector benchmark’, against which potential operators’ bids can be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: South Yorkshire (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: A dedicated search team (DST) will be in place to cover Yorkshire and Humberside. These measures, together with our unrelenting focus on rehabilitation, will help to ensure prisons are places where offenders can turn their backs on crime, and ultimately prevent future victims.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Wales Office: Procurement (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) does not record the percentage of contracts awarded each financial year with Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) companies. However, the MoJ does have a commitment that a percentage of its spend each year will be with SME’s. The below table provides the spend with SME’s for 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 against the MoJ’s target percentage. Year Total...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Dangerous Driving: Sentencing (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: I refer the honourable member to Edward Argar’s response of 23 November to Question 193551.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Integrity Initiative (3 Dec 2018)

Rory Stewart: The Ministry of Justice has provided no funding, contracts or procured services from the Integrity Initiative.

Violent Crime - Motion to Take Note (29 Nov 2018)

Lord Bilimoria: .... The police are under so much pressure that there are reports that here in London, police officers are having to give up holidays and work extra time, and are experiencing stress. On top of that, Rory Stewart, the Justice Minister, says: “Knife crime is horrifying—it causes catastrophic damage to families with tragic consequences. We need sentences that punish anyone who commits knife...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Housing Benefit (29 Nov 2018)

Rory Stewart: There are no current assessments either by the Ministry of Justice or the Department for Work and Pensions. We recognise that having somewhere stable to live on release from prison can be a critical factor in supporting rehabilitation and reducing homelessness, and this is particularly acute for short-sentenced offenders. This is why Universal Credit continues to pay housing support for up...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Justice: Prisons Update (29 Nov 2018)

Rory Stewart: At the Justice Select Committee on 26 June, I reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to building up to 10,000 modern and decent prison places to replace old, expensive and unsuitable accommodation, modernising parts of our prison estate. Also at the Committee, I confirmed the intention to launch a competition to appoint a framework of prison operators from which we could select the...

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