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Trophy Hunting (15 May 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...protect habitats and species, including those being hunted. Various hon. Members referred to a statement made a couple of years ago by my right hon. Friend the Member for Penrith and The Border (Rory Stewart). He commissioned a study into the impact of hunting on lions. That led to the report by Professor Macdonald of Oxford University called “Lion Conservation with Particular Respect...

Health (14 May 2019)

...Grant Shapps Alok Sharma Alec Shelbrooke David Simpson Keith Simpson Chloe Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart Iain 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...

Prisons and Probation (14 May 2019)

Robert Buckland: this House as Minister of State for Justice. I heard a call in this debate, and I will deal with the issue, because my predecessor, my right hon. Friend the Member for Penrith and The Border (Rory Stewart), to whom I pay warm tribute, made a pledge. I have already said this, but I will say it again: I am going to do things my way. I am going to bring nearly 30 years of experience in...

Bill Presented: Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill (8 May 2019)

Andrea Leadsom, supported by the Prime Minister, David Lidington, Secretary James Brokenshire, Secretary Jeremy Wright, Secretary Chris Grayling, Secretary Rory Stewart, Elizabeth Truss, Kevin Foster, Michael Ellis, Sir Patrick McLoughlin and Valerie Vaz presented a Bill to make provision in connection with works for or in connection with the restoration of the Palace of Westminster and other...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for International Development: Contingent Liability arising from the Loan Guarantee Agreement with the World Bank Group Covering an IBRD Loan to the Government of Jordan (8 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: I have today laid a departmental Minute setting out DFID’s intention to guarantee a portion of a forthcoming Development Policy Loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)-arm of the World Bank to Jordan. This would create a contingent liability of the US Dollar equivalent of £332 million (based on current interest and exchange rates), in respect of the...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (7 May 2019)

International Development: Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector follow-up. 2:00 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ...Officer, Amref Health Africa UK, Representative from the Bond NGO working groups Tracey Smith, Chief Executive Officer, British Expertise International, Representative for private sector suppliers Rory Stewart OBE MP, Secretary of State for International Development Peter Taylor, Head of the Safeguarding Unit, Department for International Development

Backbench Business: Sharia Law Courts — [David Hanson in the Chair] (2 May 2019)

Edward Argar: ...or more active participant than my hon. Friend. I am very pleased to be able to respond to the debate. It was due to be responded to by my hon. Friend the Member for Penrith and The Border (Rory Stewart), until his well-deserved promotion yesterday evening, so I confess that I am not an expert in this area, but I have been fascinated by the debate. I am grateful to all hon. Members who...

Business of the House: World Immunisation Week (2 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: indicated assent.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Security (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: The X-ray body scanner installation programme for the remaining establishments, including the 10 Prisons Project and High Security Estate, is underway, having commenced in early April 2019. All of the prisons included in the programme will have their scanners installed by the end of June 2019. The prisons included in this programme have specifically been selected as having an identified...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Security (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: I am unfortunately unable to disclose any financial information in relation to the provision of these scanners within the prison estate as it is commercially sensitive. The Ministry of Justice is currently engaged in a procurement exercise to enable future purchase of this equipment and any declaration of cost and values may prejudice the outcome of this exercise. I am able to confirm,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: Providers are not contractually obliged to supply data relating to the length of service of their employees. Responsibility for all staffing matters, including ensuring provision of sufficiently-trained and experienced staff to maintain safe and decent prisons, lies with the contractors. Regular recruitment and training of staff takes place across privately-managed prisons and we continue to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Training (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) central accounting system does not separate specific costs in respect of new entry Prison Officers from other overall training costs. The information requested could only be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Resignations (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: Information on where staff go after ending their employment with HMPPS is not held. We want prison officers to stay and progress their careers. We’ve improved induction processes to ease transition into the job, provide care and support for our staff and offer additional training. These measures are part of the work we are doing directly with Governors to address local issues and ensure...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Patrick MacKay (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: Patrick Mackay was convicted of three counts of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 20 years in 1975. He became eligible for release at the end of that minimum term in March 1995. As a Life Sentenced Prisoner, Mr Mackay will only be released on direction from the Independent Parole Board when it is satisfied that...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Homicide: Ethnic Groups (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: Data on convictions for murder, up to 31 December 2017, can be found in the principle offence proceedings and outcomes by offence code data tool, available at: system/uploads/attachment_data/file/738814/HO-Code-Tool-2017 .xlsx In the pivot table, select ‘Ethnicity’ from the ‘Ethnicity filter and select ‘1 Murder’ from...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Community Orders (1 May 2019)

Rory Stewart: Only Courts have the power to vary a curfew that has been imposed as part of a community order. Curfew is one of the range of community requirements which can be imposed as part of a community order, so the offender is required to be in a particular place at certain times. If the court makes a community order that includes a curfew requirement, it must also impose an electronic monitoring...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Convictions (30 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: The Police Act 1997 sets out the circumstances for the disclosure of certain convictions and cautions on a standard or enhanced criminal record certificate issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). In particular, the Act provides for the disclosure of any conviction receiving a custodial sentence. The DBS relies on information recorded on the Police National Computer (PNC) that...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: EU Nationals (30 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Any foreign national who comes to our country and abuses our hospitality by breaking the law should be in no doubt of our determination to punish and deport them. More than 47,000 Foreign National Offenders have been removed from the UK since 2010, and in the financial year 2017/18 almost 6,000 were removed from prisons, immigration removal centres, and the community. The table below shows...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Rehabilitation (30 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: The Digital Prisons Programme was established to pilot technology in prisons so that an assessment could be made as to whether technology could lead to safer and more effective prisons. Although this programme has now closed, the In-Cell Telephony Project will continue rollout of in-cell telephones and offender self-service kiosks. By March 2020, 50 prisons will have in-cell phones and 11...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Crime (30 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Our prisons face a range of security challenges stemming from criminal activity, including the availability of drugs and mobile phones in prison. We must strengthen security and searching to make it much more difficult for anyone to get contraband into prisons. As part of the Ten Prison Project we are using technology to search letters, bags and people on entry to the estate. More widely, we...

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