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Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Acids (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The carrying or possession of acid or other corrosive substances is already an offence under section 1 of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953 if it can be proved that it is intended to cause injury. The Crown Prosecution Service has published guidance to this effect.

Written Answers — Home Office: Missing Persons (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government is committed to updating the 2011 Missing Children and Adults Strategy. This will be published in the coming months.

Written Answers — Home Office: Motorcycles: Crime (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government is very concerned about crime enabled by motorcycle, moped and scooters. On 12 September, together with the Policing and Fire Service Minister Nick Hurd MP, I will co-chair an event, bringing together motor and insurance industry leaders, law enforcement partners, local government agencies, as well as youth charities and other groups, on addressing this emerging threat and to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Acids (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office does not collect data on hospital admissions episodes. This data is collected and produced by NHS Digital as part of Hospital Episodes Statistics.

Written Answers — Home Office: CCTV (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Secretary of State has not received any representations from civil liberties campaign groups.

Written Answers — Home Office: Offences against Children (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: In February 2017, the Government published the Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation: Progress Report and announced a £40m package of measures to protect children and young people from sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking, and to crack down on offenders. This includes £2.3m for the successful Disrespect Nobody campaign, which raises young people’s awareness of healthy...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: We published guidance on the Modern Slavery Act on GOV.UK and a circular was sent to all bodies who are subject to the duty to notify when section 52 was first introduced. In October 2016, we launched a communications campaign to raise awareness amongst public bodies and made communications materials available on GOV.UK. We will continue to promote the duty to notify in consultation with key...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: As of 31 August 2017 under section 52 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 there have been 146 referrals to the Home Office where the victim was under 18 at the time of the suspected offence (but an adult when identified), and 1,699 when the victim was over 18 at the time of the suspected offence. There are a further 90 referrals where the victim’s age is unknown. Victims who are under 18 at...

Written Answers — Home Office: Runaway Children: Protection (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office is currently considering the recommendations of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Missing and Runaway Children and Adults’ report, ‘Children who go missing and are criminally exploited by gangs’, which was published on 13 July 2017. We are taking firm action to tackle the issue of child criminal exploitation and I have written to the Chair of the APPG...

Written Answers — Home Office: Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: Enforcement of the regulatory regime introduced by the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 is the responsibility of police and local authorities to ensure that those who wish to trade in scrap metal are compliant with the provisions and that action is taken against those rogue dealers who flout the law. We are continuing to work with the police and other partners through the National Metal Theft...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day (11 Sep 2017)

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Programme) (11 Sep 2017)

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Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism (11 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government’s Written Ministerial Statement of Wednesday 12 July 2017 conveyed the main findings of the review into the funding for Islamist extremist activity in the UK. The review has improved the Government’s understanding of the nature, scale and sources of funding for Islamist extremism in the UK. The review’s report is classified because of the volume of personal...

Written Answers — Home Office: Acids (7 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Poisons Act 1972 requires a supplier to report any relevant transaction(s) that they deem to be suspicious that involve substances listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1A. Our policy is based on the following key strands: Effective partnerships with relevant trade associations, suppliers and online retailers to help them understand which products are within scope of the Act, what action they...

Written Answers — Home Office: Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner (7 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner was appointed by Government on a three-year fixed term contract which ends later this year. Decisions in relation to this appointment will be taken in accordance with the New Public Appointments Governance Code published on 16 December 2016.

Written Answers — Home Office: Poisons: Sales (7 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Poisons Act 1972 requires a supplier to report any relevant transaction(s) that they deem to be suspicious that involve substances listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1A. Our policy is based on the following key strands: Effective partnerships with relevant trade associations, suppliers and online retailers to help them understand which products are within scope of the Act, what action they...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Acids (7 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: We are working closely with the National Police Chiefs' Council to identify what corrosive substances and chemicals are being used in attacks and to restrict access to these harmful products.

Written Answers — Home Office: Poisons Act 1972 (7 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: On 16 July 2017, the Home Secretary announced that there will be a review of the Poisons Act 1972 to help combat the horrendous crimes that are being committed on our streets. This work, done in conjunction with the Ministry of Justice and the Police Service is ongoing; details of which will be released in due course.

Written Answers — Home Office: Acids: Sales (7 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: Good progress is being made in delivering the Government’s action plan to tackle the use of acid and other corrosive substances in violent attacks. The action plan published in July puts victims and survivors at the heart of our response. We are working closely with Department of Health in relation to support for victims of acid attacks, mapping out the current service provision to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (7 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The National Referral Mechanism pilot tested a new model for identifying and referring victims, processing cases and making effective decisions. An evaluation of the pilot has now been completed, and the findings will be published in due course.


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