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Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime (7 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office collects information on the number of hate crimes recorded by the police, by monitored strand. The latest statistics are published in the ‘Hate crime, England and Wales, 2016 to 2017’ statistical bulletin, available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hate-crime-england- and-wales-2016-to-2017 This Government is committed to tackling hate crime. The UK...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Nurseries (7 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: Staff in the Department can utilise the Westminster Holiday Play Scheme. This is a childcare facility that takes place during school holidays, open to children from the age of 4 years and 9 months up to 15 years’ old. It is run by a private company on behalf of a consortium of departments, through a contract led and administered by BEIS. It currently operates at 4 London locations....

Written Answers — Home Office: Modern Slavery Act 2015 (3 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: A number of NGOs and other organisations are monitoring and analysing the ‘slavery and human trafficking statements’ being produced by businesses under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. We have regular conversations with a range of these organisations who often provide or offer to provide data and analysis of the statements they have scrutinised, including their estimates...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (3 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government does not maintain a central register of ‘slavery and human trafficking statements’ published in accordance with section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Two independent repository websites have been set up to collate these statements. The Government is not involved in running or funding either website. Both websites make different estimates of the total number of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Pensioners (2 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: Violent crime is abhorrent and has a devastating effect on individuals, families and communities. It will not be tolerated, in particular where perpetrators target the more vulnerable, including older people, and we are taking a range of action to tackle it. We work closely with the police and partners to ensure all victims of crime are signposted to the victim support available so they...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Pensioners (2 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Office for National Statistics publishes information from the Crime Survey for England and Wales on the proportion of adults who experienced violent crime by certain demographics, including age. This most recently published information, from Focus on Violence and Sexual Offences, Year Ending March 2016, can be found here: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeand...

Written Answers — Home Office: Knives: Crime (2 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: Our work to tackle knife crime is centred on four key strands – working with the police on operations and enforcement, work on legislative framework, work with retailers on responsible sales, and early intervention and prevention. We are encouraging police forces to undertake a series of coordinated national weeks of action to tackle knife crime under Operation Sceptre. The operation...

Written Answers — Home Office: Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices (2 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: Minimum Unit Pricing in England and Wales remains under review pending the outcome of the legal case between the Scottish Government and the Scotch Whisky Association, and any subsequent introduction in Scotland. The UK Government will assess the legislative competence of any Welsh Government legislation that is introduced, as is standard practice with all Welsh Assembly Bills.

Written Answers — Home Office: Alcoholic Drinks (2 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: Although alcohol consumption has fallen in recent years, the harms associated with alcohol remain too high. The Government remains committed to reducing alcohol-related harms and continues to deliver actions from our Modern Crime Prevention Strategy which identified alcohol as a driver of crime. The 2016 UK Chief Medical Officers low risk drinking guidelines provide the public with the most...

Written Answers — Home Office: Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (2 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government has conducted a review of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 to assess whether it has met its intended objectives and whether it should be retained or repealed. A report of the findings of this review will be published later this year.

Written Answers — Home Office: Religious Hatred (2 Nov 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office collects and publishes information on the number of hate crime offences recorded by the police in England and Wales. For religious hate crimes, the Home Office began collecting information on the perceived religion of the victim on a mandatory basis in April 2017. These data are due to be published in the next hate crime statistical bulletin in October 2018. The most recent...

Finance Bill: Trades and property businesses: calculation of profits (31 Oct 2017)

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Finance Bill: Digital reporting and record-keeping for VAT (31 Oct 2017)

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Finance Bill: Taxation of chargeable gains: review of treatment of commercial property held by persons with foreign domicile (31 Oct 2017)

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Finance Bill: Termination Payments Etc: Amounts Chargeable on Employment Income (31 Oct 2017)

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Finance Bill: Deemed domicile: review of protection of overseas trusts (31 Oct 2017)

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Written Answers — Home Office: Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices (31 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: Public Health England's evidence review of the public health burden of alcohol and the cost-effectiveness of alcohol control policies presents strong international evidence to show that price-based interventions can be effective in reducing levels of consumption and the harms associated with alcohol The introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing in England and Wales remains under review pending...

Written Answers — Home Office: Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (31 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Board of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) is constituted under The Gangmasters (Licensing Authority) Regulations 2015. Recruitment to the Board follows a fair and open process in line with the Government’s code of practice on public appointments. Anyone with relevant experience and ability to contribute to the GLAA Board is able to apply to recruitment rounds. The...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence (30 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The latest data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that there was an 18% increase in domestic abuse related offences recorded by the police in England and Wales in the year to June 2017. ONS identify better recording and increased victim confidence as likely behind this rise. At the same time, the long-term trend on the prevalence of domestic abuse, as measured by...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence: Children (30 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: We know from various studies that around 1 in 5 children in the UK will have been exposed to domestic abuse. In addition, data published by the Office for National Statistics on childhood experience of abuse shows that children who witness domestic abuse are more likely to experience domestic abuse as an adult. The Queen’s Speech set out that we would bring forward legislation to...


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