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Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: US-UK Extradition Treaty (6 Sep 2010)

Theresa May: The coalition agreement committed the Government to reviewing the UK's extradition arrangements worldwide, to ensure that they operate effectively and in the interests of justice. The review will examine both our extradition arrangements with the United States and our operation of the European arrest warrant. I will make an announcement to Parliament on the chairmanship and terms of reference...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (6 Sep 2010)

Theresa May: During the recess, the Home Office presented proposals to fulfil a number of key coalition commitments, including a clampdown on rogue private sector wheel-clampers and the introduction of a system of temporary bans on "legal highs".

Written Answers — Home Department: European Investigation Order (6 Sep 2010)

Theresa May: As my hon. Friend is aware, I made an oral statement in this House on 27 July 2010, Official Report, columns 881-82, confirming our decision to opt into the European Investigation Order. Since opting in, I have received representations from Justice and Fair Trials International. Copies of these will be provided to the European Scrutiny Committees in both Houses.

Written Answers — Home Department: Licensing (6 Sep 2010)

Theresa May: The coalition Government made a commitment to overhaul the Licensing Act, as it had failed to ensure that communities were protected from crime and antisocial behaviour associated with the night time economy. We launched the consultation 'Rebalancing the Licensing Act' on 28 July and it closes on 8 September. Following the analysis of the responses, we will be taking forward proposals in...

Written Answers — Home Department: Alcohol Sales (6 Sep 2010)

Theresa May: The Government set out a commitment to ban the sale of alcohol below cost price in the coalition agreement. This proposal forms part of the consultation 'Rebalancing the Licensing Act' which closes on 8 September. The responses to the consultation have not yet been analysed, however, we have held seven national and seven regional stakeholder events where the issue of below cost sales was...

Written Answers — Home Department: Passports (6 Sep 2010)

Theresa May: Passport security is extremely important. In operating the passport business, the Identity and Passport Service (IPS) will continue to work to UK Government security standards and international standards on document security. To ensure greater efficiency and an improvement in the detection of fraud, IPS plans to develop a risk based approach to processing passport applications. In relation to...

Written Answers — Home Department: Passports: Biometrics (6 Sep 2010)

Theresa May: The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) remains committed to the use of facial biometrics in passports. There are no current plans to introduce a second biometric such as fingerprints into passports.

Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee: European Investigation Order (27 Jul 2010)

Theresa May: With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the draft directive for a European investigation order, and the Government's decision to opt into that draft directive. As people have become more mobile, so too has crime, and that has serious consequences for our ability to bring criminals to justice. To deal with cross-border crime, countries enter into mutual legal...

Written Answers — Transport: Departmental Public Expenditure (27 Jul 2010)

Theresa Villiers: Department for Transport Ministers and officials communicate regularly with Network Rail. As part of the Government's in-year efficiency savings announced on 24 May, Network Rail has agreed to pay the Department £100 million during 2010-11. The cancellation of the programme of station enhancements announced in November 2009 will save £50 million. The detail of where further savings...

Written Answers — Transport: Railway Stations (27 Jul 2010)

Theresa Villiers: all categories of stations. These, along with other proposals within the report, will be considered as part of our programme for reform of the railways, though the need to address the deficit may have an impact on decisions. We propose to grant longer franchises in order to give operators the incentive to invest in the improvements passengers want, including better stations. We are also...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Liverpool (27 Jul 2010)

Theresa Villiers: ...Piccadilly during autumn 2009, suggests that some trains on this line are operating at over-capacity. First TransPennine Express, the train operator that provides most services on this route may be able to provide more information. First TransPennine Express can be contacted at the following address: Customer Relations First TransPennine Express Freepost ADMAIL 3878 Manchester M1 9YB.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Manchester (27 Jul 2010)

Theresa Villiers: ...into Manchester Piccadilly during autumn 2009, suggests that trains on this line are not currently operating at over-capacity. Northern Trains, the train operator that provides these services may be able to provide more information. Northern Trains can be contacted at the following address: Northern Rail Limited, Northern House, 9 Rougier Street, York, YO1 6HZ.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Control Orders (27 Jul 2010)

Theresa May: Section 14(1) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (the 2005 Act) requires the Secretary of State to report to Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of every relevant three-month period on the exercise of the control order powers during that period. I regret to inform the House that there was an inaccuracy in the information given in the statement entitled Control...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Licensing Consultation (27 Jul 2010)

Theresa May: On Wednesday 28 July the Home Office will be publishing a public consultation on proposals to overhaul the Licensing Act. In the coalition agreement, the Government set out a clear programme of reform around alcohol licensing to tackle the crime and antisocial behaviour that is too often associated with binge drinking in the night-time economy. In particular, the Government set out the...

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Policing in the 21st Century (26 Jul 2010)

Theresa May: With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about a consultation paper that I am publishing today. Entitled "Policing in the 21st Century: Reconnecting police and the people", it sets out the most radical reforms to policing in at least 50 years. For this Government, police reform is a priority, not just because we inherited the worst public finances of any major economy,...

Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Finance (26 Jul 2010)

Theresa May: holding answer 14 June 2010 The £545 million set out in the 2009 Policing White Paper included £100 million intended for delivery in 2010-11. Savings were to be achieved through national frameworks for procurement, converging IT, reductions in overtime and streamlining support services. I have reduced this year's core Government funding to the police by a total of £125...

Written Answers — Transport: East Coast Main Line: Personnel (26 Jul 2010)

Theresa Villiers: Any changes in the place of work of any of East Coast's employees arising from the proposed May 2011 timetable changes are a matter for East Coast to determine through the rail industry's normal processes.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Passengers (26 Jul 2010)

Theresa Villiers: ...Rail Franchising" which seeks stakeholder views on the future direction of the policy. While it does not propose any specific changes to the existing consultation arrangements, I envisage it may generate proposals for improvements which we would consider in due course.

Women and Equalities: People Trafficking (22 Jul 2010)

Theresa May: I welcome my hon. Friend's tireless work in this field. Let me also do something that I tried to do a little prematurely on a previous occasion, which is to congratulate him properly on his election as joint chair of the all-party group on human trafficking. Tackling human trafficking is a coalition priority, and the Government are currently considering how to improve our response to this...

Women and Equalities: Budget Implications (22 Jul 2010)

Theresa May: We have had to take tough decisions to reduce the deficit and secure the economic recovery essential to maintaining the living standards of women and families in this country in the longer term. The June Budget does that fairly, with a focus on protecting the most vulnerable in society, including low-income families. Assessing policy options in the light of tough financial constraints is not...

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