Results 161–180 of 2107 for sarah newton

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...

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

Sarah Newton: The Home Office has regular discussions with the Chief Executive of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) and the Chair of the Board as part of its routine business and strategic planning on departmental priorities. The Department is also supporting the GLAA as part of the reforms to labour market enforcement, which has included broadening the remit of the Authority, through the...

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

Sarah Newton: Our Modern Crime Prevention Strategy published in March 2016 set out a range of measures to strengthen our response to knife crime. 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...

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

Sarah Newton: Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are required under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 to produce Police and Crime Plans which set out the victims’ services that they plan to provide during their term of office. PCCs are also required to publish an annual report at the end of each financial year that demonstrates the progress which has been made in meeting those...

Written Answers — Home Office: Rape: Criminal Investigations (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: It is essential that all victims of rape and sexual violence are treated with dignity, and all investigations are conducted thoroughly and professionally. We have supported HMIC’s publication of data on rape for every police force in the country as a basis for Chief Constables and PCCs to scrutinise how rape is dealt with in their local area, so that further improvements to the...

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

Sarah Newton: The Home Office is working closely with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime and we have noted the recommendations in their recently published strategy. There are already a range of sentencing options available to the courts to tackle knife crime offending including community orders as well as a range of other wider orders such as Criminal Behaviour Orders and gang injunctions.

Written Answers — Home Office: Drugs: Misuse (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government recently published an evaluation of the effectiveness and value for money of the activity provided by the previous Drug Strategy between 2010 and 2015. The evaluation assesses a range of outcomes of drug policy, including harms, drug-related deaths and community safety. We have no plans to review the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. We recently published a new Drug Strategy. This...

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

Sarah Newton: We recognise we require a range of partners to work together to tackle the use of acid and other corrosives in violent attacks, including police, health, local authorities, retailers and the voluntary sector. Our joint event on 4 July with the National Police Chiefs’ Council brought together a number of these partners to better understand the nature of attacks and agree what further...

Written Answers — Home Office: Sexual Offences: Advisory Services (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government does not hold information on the number of Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (ISVAs) employed across England and Wales or in any given geographical area. While the provision of ISVAs is a matter for local areas, the Home Office provided £1.72 million per year up to March 2017 to part-fund 87 ISVAs in England and Wales, with the aim of embedding these services into local...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Temporary Employment (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: All requests for consultancy, and contingent labour are required to be supported by a business case.

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

Sarah Newton: The Home Department tries its upmost to avoid awarding contracts based solely around a day rate time and materials approach. The majority (over 98% in the case of this Financial Year) are contracted on maximum, capped or fixed cost basis.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Temporary Employment (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: With the exception of Agency Workers allocated to Frontline Roles (where the roles are public or industry facing) all requests for consultancy and temporary staff are approved by the Resource Board. For Frontline Agency roles the responsibility for approval is delegated to the Command Director General.

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

Sarah Newton: The Government Property Unit has commissioned Strategic Asset Management Plans (SAMPs) from departments on an annual basis since 2014. The SAMP articulates the property aspects of a department's business and forms part of the overall planning framework in government linked to each Single Departmental Plan. In some cases, where there are significant changes to a Department's remit (such as...

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

Sarah Newton: The Home Office only holds central records for job applications since April 2014; since that time 4830 applications were received for roles advertised as loans and secondments through Civil Service Jobs. The data on whether these applications came from existing civil servants or other eligible NDPB people is not held.

Written Answers — Home Office: Antisocial Behaviour: Public Places (12 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Government has made no assessment of the effectiveness of playing music in public spaces to deter anti-social behaviour. However, the Government has introduced a range of powers in the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. These powers are flexible and local in nature so that the police and local agencies are able to tackle anti-social behaviour the most effective way locally.

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

Sarah Newton: The table below sets out the substances identified as being used in attacks between November 2016 and April 2017 based on the returns from 39 police forces as part of the National Police Chiefs’ Council commissioned voluntary data collection. Indicative figures for 408 acid or corrosive attacks broken down by substance Acid 56 Ammonia 69 Bleach 71 Other stated substance 107...


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