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Paul Goggins

Former Labour MP, Wythenshawe and Sale East , 1 May 1997 – 7 Jan 2014


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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probation: Staff (3 Nov 2017)

Sam Gyimah: From 1 April 2010 until 31 May 2014, provision was by 34 probation trusts in England and the Wales Probation Trust. The following table provides figures (full-time equivalents) for staff-in-post in probation trusts as at 30 June in each year from 2010 to 2013: Year Staff-in-post 2010 19,335 2011 18,466 2012 17,881 2013 16,297 From 1 June 2014, probation services were...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders: Veterans (3 Nov 2017)

Phillip Lee: The MoJ welcomes the efforts of all organisation which aim to reduce re-offending and will continue working in partnership with Armed Forces charities and wider voluntary sector organisations to improve prospects for those with a military background in the Criminal Justice System.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Alternatives to Prison (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 17 October (HL1733), notwithstanding the sentencing discretion of the courts, whether they plan to create any additional types of non-custodial sentences, such as enhanced community service, in the interests of reducing prison overcrowding and re-offending; and what discussions they have had on this...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Community Rehabilitation Companies (16 Oct 2017)

Sam Gyimah: Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) are closely monitored through a robust contract management and assurance process which I, and the Secretary of State for Justice, are regularly sighted on. The Secretary of State for Justice met with CRC staff as part of his visit to Camden and Islington probation services in London in July 2017. We continue to work with CRCs to ensure they deliver...

Scottish Parliament: Community Sentences (Funding) (20 Sep 2017)

Michael Matheson: The Scottish Government recognises the importance of ensuring that criminal justice services have the resources that they need, and funding for community justice services across Scotland remains at record levels. We have allocated funding of around £100 million to local authorities, which work with a range of organisations and partners to help deliver community sentences, support the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Community Rehabilitation Companies: Contracts (11 Sep 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The department has contracts with 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs), comprising both private and third sector organisations, who work alongside the National Probation Service (NPS) to supervise and reform offenders. These contracts contain a payment-by-results element linked to achieving reductions in reoffending. The first set of final reoffending data for which CRCs could receive...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders (11 Sep 2017)

Sam Gyimah: It is vital that offenders leaving prison are supported to lead successful and law-abiding lives in the community. That is why weIn 2014/15 the government reformed the probation system to strengthen its focus on reducing reoffending and protecting communities, and much progress has been made in implementing these reforms. For the first time around 40,000 offenders a year released from...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release: Greater Manchester (11 Sep 2017)

Sam Gyimah: It is vital that offenders leaving prison are supported to lead successful and law-abiding lives in the community. That is why weIn 2014/15 the government reformed the probation system to strengthen its focus on reducing reoffending and protecting communities, and much progress has been made in implementing these reforms. For the first time around 40,000 offenders a year released from...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders (26 Jul 2017)

Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he has taken to reduce re-offending rates for those convicted of serious offences.

Points of Order: Drugs Policy (18 Jul 2017)

Sandy Martin: I declare an interest as a Suffolk county councillor. Like many towns of its size, Ipswich would be seriously improved by society dealing more effectively with the scourge of hard drugs. Ipswich has a low level of crime for its size, but there is too much violent crime, and that crime is rising. Much of the violence in our town has been carried out by drug dealers, targeted against drug...

Written Answers — Home Office: Violent and Sex Offender Register (6 Jul 2017)

Sarah Newton: The UK has some of the toughest powers in the world to deal with sex offenders and we are committed to ensuring that the system is as robust as it can be. Registered sex offenders are managed by the police, who are in the best position to identify the risk posed by individuals. There is a range of legislative measures available to the police including civil orders to manage known sex...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Retirement (28 Mar 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The recently published White Paper on prison reform announced a major shake-up of the prison system with 2,500 extra prisons officers and new security measures to tackle drones, phones and drugs. This is a key priority for the Government as we seek to make sure our prisons are safe, decent and secure and places of reform. Safe systems of work and health and safety systems are in place across...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders (8 Mar 2017)

Lord Keen of Elie: Data published by my department on the impact of employment on reduced re-offending relies on data drawn together from across the Criminal Justice System, supplemented by data on the employment and benefit status of offenders from a data sharing agreement between MoJ, DWP and HMRC. That data does not enable any comparative assessment of reoffending rates for ex-prisoners who have or have...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probation: Greater London (31 Jan 2017)

Sam Gyimah: Public protection, including work to reduce re-offending, is our priority and we have taken immediate steps to address the issues raised in the Quality and Impact Inspection report. We have deployed a specialist taskforce of independent probation experts to make sure London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) is addressing areas of underperformance. London CRC is implementing an...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Ex-offenders (9 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: First of all, my response is that this has been a challenge for successive Governments for many years. We do need to do better, but there is good work going on. Ultimately, to improve the situation, we need more prisoners to be work-ready, and we need more employers to be willing to take the plunge and take on a prisoner. Having governors controlling skills provision in prisons will have a...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Rehabilitation (8 Dec 2016)

Sam Gyimah: Protection of the public is our key priority. This includes taking effective action to ensure that court orders are properly enforced. Probation Instruction 06/2014 (Enforcement of Community Orders and Suspended Sentence Orders) requires the National Probation Service (NPS) and Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) to return offenders serving a community order or suspended sentence order...

Scottish Parliament: Women Offenders (Custodial Sentences) (16 Nov 2016)

Michael Matheson: I agree with Fulton McGregor. Short-term custodial sentences remove people from their communities, jobs, families and housing—the very things that we know support desistance. We need to make sure that the approach that we take is focused on reducing the risk of re-offending; we know that community disposals are much more effective in reducing the risk of an individual committing...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders (1 Nov 2016)

Dominic Raab: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps she is taking to reduce re-offending rates.

Offender Rehabilitation: Entrepreneurship Training - Question for Short Debate (26 Oct 2016)

Lord Keen of Elie: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord German, for securing this debate. The Government are committed to ensuring that prisons are places of reform and we recognise that training in entrepreneurship can help to provide offenders with the skills that they need to become productive, contributing members of society. Although entrepreneurship may help some—I will return to this point, which...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders (16 Sep 2016)

David Mackintosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that re-offending rates are reduced.


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