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Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for raising this issue. It is very sad to hear what is happening in his constituency. I would welcome him coming to the Home Office and providing me with more detail. One would really hope that in the 21st century such homophobic activity was consigned to the history books. Let me be absolutely clear: there is no place in our society for hate crime. In our...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Consultants (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Department does not hold the information required for years prior to the current Financial Year (2017/18). For this FY 201718, year to date, for agreements entered into: a) 70% - Maximum Price basis; b) 28% - Capped Price basis; c) 2% - Fixed Cost (daily rate) basis, subject to an overarching limit of liability.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Swansea (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: To support police forces in England and Wales tackle all forms of modern slavery, the Government has provided £8.5m of additional funding to provide bespoke and dedicated modern slavery capabilities, including intelligence and training functions. How these capabilities are utilised in the Swansea area is an operational decision for the Chief Constable of South Wales Police, working with...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Iron and Steel (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: There are no major construction projects underway or approved in the Home Office estate. The estate is kept under review to ensure that it meets the needs of the business. Our procurement activities for any future projects will follow Government guidance to ensure we take full account of the value provided by UK steel producers.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Prostitution (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: To support police forces in England and Wales tackle all forms of modern slavery, the Government has provided £8.5m of additional funding to provide bespoke and dedicated modern slavery capabilities, including intelligence and training functions. We recognise the need to gather a robust evidence base on the scale and nature of all forms of prostitution and sex work in England and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Sexual Offences: Advisory Services (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office has received the ‘Application of Section 41 Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999; A survey of independent sexual violence advisers’ report and is providing support for the work by the Ministry of Justice and the Attorney General’s Office looking at how Section 41 is working in practice.

Written Answers — Home Office: Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government signed the Istanbul Convention to signal the UK’s strong commitment to tackling violence against women and girls (VAWG). This Government remains fully committed to ratifying, once the UK is fully compliant with the Convention. Since signing the Convention in 2012, we have continued to step up our efforts to combat VAWG; we have strengthened the law; introduced new...

Written Answers — Home Office: Sexual Offences: Football (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: These data are not held by Government. The police take any allegation of abuse very seriously. A number of forces are investigating the allegations of abuse in football. Operation Hydrant is providing operational coordination of the allegations received by police forces across the country regarding non-recent abuse in football.

Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The average process time for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application is 11.37 days (September 2017). The application form for a DBS check includes a field for nationality, but it is not mandatory to complete, therefore information on nationality is not routinely captured.

Written Answers — Home Office: Modern Slavery Act 2015 (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The majority of the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 have now commenced. Section 54 came into force on 29 October 2015 and thousands of slavery and human trafficking statements have been published since. Interim guidance for frontline staff has already been published and we will consult with stakeholders on statutory guidance required under Section 49 prior to publication. Both this...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: Officials have considered the recommendations published in the 2014 Review of the National Referral Mechanism and tested recommendations on identification and decision-making through a 18 month pilot. The findings from the pilot will inform the reform of the National Referral Mechanism.

Written Answers — Home Office: Crime: Children (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The criminal exploitation of children is one of a number of exploitative practices that forms part of modern slavery. Where children are found to be victims of modern slavery their safety and welfare needs must be addressed as the priority, this includes providing the required tailored support which addresses their specific needs and vulnerabilities. Child criminal exploitation can consist...

Written Answers — Home Office: Cyril Smith (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is currently holding a public hearing into allegations of the sexual abuse and exploitation of children residing at or attending Cambridge House Boys’ Hostel, Knowl View School, and other institutions where their placement was arranged or provided by Rochdale Borough Council. This includes allegations relating to Sir Cyril Smith. It would...

Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: For standard criminal record checks and enhanced criminal record checks a conviction incurred by a person under the age of 18 is disclosable for five and a half years from the date of conviction. A caution, reprimand or warning incurred before the age of 18 is disclosable for two years from the date it was issued. However, certain specified offences or a conviction receiving a custodial...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: This Government has introduced a new offence of coercive and controlling behaviour, rolled out new tools like domestic violence protection orders and committed over £100m to support victims. We are firmly committed to doing everything we can to tackle domestic abuse which is why we have also announced that we will bring forward a landmark Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill to protect and...

Women and Equalities: Domestic Violence: Police Resources (12 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: Her Majesty’s inspectorate of constabulary and fire & rescue services has noted in recent inspections that forces have protected dedicated resources to support victims of domestic abuse. The number of police referrals, prosecutions and convictions for domestic abuse has increased significantly since 2010, but this Government are not complacent. In this Session, we will introduce a...

Finance Bill: Review of changes to chargeability of trading profits to corporation tax at Northern Ireland rate (11 Oct 2017)

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Finance Bill: Review of conditions under which business investment relief is available (11 Oct 2017)

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Finance Bill: Termination payments etc: amounts chargeable on employment income (11 Oct 2017)

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Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Behavioural Insights Team (11 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: Financial Year 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 Paid £0 £139,431.00 £0


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