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Police Pay and Funding (14 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: I am pleased to have the opportunity to answer the question today. The pay award for England and Wales for 2017-18 was announced this Tuesday after the Government carefully considered the recommendations of the independent Police Remuneration Review Body and the Senior Salaries Review Body. The Government accepted in full the recommendations of the Senior Salaries Review Body. The decision to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Female Genital Mutilation (14 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a crime and it is child abuse. We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls. Whilst there is no national or local register of organisations and people who are promoting the ending of FGM, the Home Office FGM Unit leads on cross-government action to tackle FGM and regularly...

Written Answers — Home Office: Female Genital Mutilation (14 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a crime and it is child abuse. We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls. Whilst there is no national or local register of organisations and people who are promoting the ending of FGM, the Home Office FGM Unit leads on cross-government action to tackle FGM and regularly...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Disclosure of Information (14 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Department’s revised ‘Whistleblowing and Raising a Concern’ policy was launched in November 2015 and improved access for staff to raise any concerns. The department operates a confidential central reporting hotline and email address. This is complimented by a network of officials, known as Nominated Officers, who provide support and advice to staff and through which...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Pay (14 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: This PQ can only be responded to fully at a disproportionate cost as data held includes other salary increases (e.g. promotion increases) besides the annual pay award increases. The average increase received by Home Office Staff was an average of 1% in each of the those years. The attached table shows the minimum and maximum increases received by the majority of staff in 2015, 2016 &...

Written Answers — Home Office: Offences against Children: Inquiries (14 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government set up the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in March 2015 to look at the extent to which institutions in England and Wales have discharged their duty to protect children from sexual abuse. The terms of reference do not specify an end date, although the Inquiry Chair has said that she is determined that the Inquiry makes substantial progress by 2020.

Written Answers — Home Office: Knives: Sales (13 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: Tackling knife crime is a priority for the Government and we are taking action. Our approach is centred on four key strands – early intervention and prevention, working with the police on operations and enforcement, work with retailers on responsible sales and work on the legislative framework. As part of this wide approach, on 18 July the Government announced its intention to consult...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Procurement (13 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The information requested is not currently held centrally. However, Home Office are committed to the HMT Transparency Agenda and EU Competition regulations and therefore all contract requirements and awards that exceed the EU procurement directives' financial thresholds are advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) via contract notices. Furthermore, all...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Buildings (13 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Home Office: Drugs: Misuse (13 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans the Government has to tackle trends in the incidence of the drug known as Spice Use of new psychoactive substances has fallen significantly since we introduced the Psychoactive Substances Act, hundreds of retailers have shut and the first offenders have been convicted. However, the Government recognises how dangerous...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Buildings (13 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Acids (13 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: Officials have met with the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association and are meeting the Chemical Business Association, to discuss how they can support action to prevent the use of acid and other corrosives as a weapon.

Written Answers — Home Office: Emergency Services: Mental Health Services (13 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The staffing of emergency service call centres is an operational matter for the police. Over thirty police forces across the country now operate some form of street triage scheme. Some of these consist of mental health professionals embedded in call centres, while others adopt a model of joint working between police officers and mental health professionals on the front line.

Business of the House (Today): Nomination of Members to Committees (12 Sep 2017)

...Alan Brown Lyn Brown Nick Brown Chris Bryant Karen Buck Richard Burden Richard Burgon Dawn Butler Liam Byrne Vincent Cable Ruth Cadbury Lisa Cameron Alan Campbell Dan Carden Alistair Carmichael Sarah Champion Douglas Chapman Jenny Chapman Bambos Charalambous Joanna Cherry Vernon Coaker Ann Coffey Julie Cooper Rosie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn Ronnie Cowan Neil Coyle David Crausby...

Finance Bill (12 Sep 2017)

...Nigel Mills Anne Milton Andrew Mitchell Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Guy Opperman Ian Paisley Jnr Neil Parish Priti Patel Owen Paterson Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Andrew Percy Claire Perry...

Written Answers — Home Office: Public Spaces Protection Orders (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office has regular discussions with a range of partners including, the Local Government Association (LGA) on the use of the anti-social behaviour powers, including Public Spaces Protection Order, and the LGA is a member of the ASB Advisory Group which monitors the impact of the powers.

Written Answers — Home Office: Public Spaces Protection Orders (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government has not made any assessment on the impact of Public Spaces Protection Orders on levels of crime. These orders are flexible and local in nature and designed to deal with problems in a specific area where anti-social behaviour has a detrimental effect on the quality of lives of those living locally. Local councils and agencies are best placed to monitor the use of these powers to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence: Children (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office holds information on the number of domestic abuse-related incidents and offences recorded by the police in England and Wales. From this information it is not possible to tell how many children have lost a parent to domestic violence in the last five years however we recognise the devastating and lifelong impact that domestic abuse has on children who can carry the effect into...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Mckinsey and Company (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: 2 contracts totalling £399,950 The Home Office is committed to publishing all applicable contracts, over the value of £10,000 on the Contracts Finder website, at the following address: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder All procurement requirements are acquired through competition unless there are convincing reasons (such as an emergency situation) to do otherwise. All requirements...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Mckinsey and Company (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office is committed to publishing all applicable contracts, over the value of £10,000 on the Contracts Finder website, at the following address: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder All procurement requirements are acquired through competition unless there are convincing reasons (such as an emergency situation) to do otherwise. All requirements that exceed the EU procurement...


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