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Sarah Newton

Conservative MP, Truro and Falmouth , 6 May 2010 –


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Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime (2 Aug 2016)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office collects information on the number of hate crimes recorded by the police on an annual basis. The most recently published data are for 2014/15 and are shown in the attached table. Data for 2015/16 are due to be published in October 2016. This Government is committed to tackling hate crime. The UK has one of the strongest legislative frameworks in the world to tackle hate crime....

Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting (28 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: The Disclosure and Barring service works directly with each police force to agree a budget annually based on the expected numbers of local checks and considers any requests for additional resources as part of these discussions. In 2015/16 the Disclosure and Barring Service had a target of processing 85% of all applications within 21 days. Some of the over four million applications received...

Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting (28 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: The Disclosure and Barring service works directly with each police force to agree a budget annually based on the expected numbers of local checks and considers any requests for additional resources as part of these discussions. In 2015/16 the Disclosure and Barring Service had a target of processing 85% of all applications within 21 days. Some of the over four million applications received...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (26 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: This Government has no plans to reduce or abolish the fee for permanent residency applications for EU citizens.

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence: Homicide (26 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: The Home Office Homicide Index contains information on partner / ex-partner homicides. Information on the number of women aged 16 or over killed by a partner or ex-partner in (a) Suffolk and (b) the East of England and (c) England and Wales for each of the last five years is given in the table. Table 1: Number of homicides recorded by the police in Suffolk, the East of England and England...

Written Answers — Home Office: Modern Slavery Act 2015 (25 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: The majority of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 has already been enacted and is having a positive impact on the protection of victims and the prosecution of perpetrators. The only duty to make regulations in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 is in Section 48. The Government reaffirmed on 28 June its commitment to commencing Section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. As announced, the Government is...

Written Answers — Home Office: Social Networking (22 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: Holding answer received on 21 July 2016 The Criminal Justice Act 2015 strengthened two existing communications offences: section 1 of the Malicious Communications Act 1988, and section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 which can now be used to prosecute misuse of social media. The police now have longer to investigate either offence, and the maximum penalty for the former has been...

Written Answers — Home Office: Modern Slavery Act 2015 (22 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: Guidance on Part 1 was sent to Chief Officers of Police, the NCA, HMIC and other partners on 9 July 2015 as part of a broader Home Office circular on the Modern Slavery Act. The circular was not copied to the Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration but is easily accessible on GOV.UK. All Border Force officers undergo mandatory training on identifying victims of modern slavery...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Government consultation on reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect (21 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: My hon Friend Edward Timpson, Minister of State at the Department for Education, and I have today launched a public consultation which considers whether statutory measures focused on reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect should be introduced in addition to our wide-ranging reforms. Social workers, teachers, police officers, doctors and countless others across the country work...

Deferred Divisions: Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances (20 Jul 2016)

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Deferred Divisions: Climate Change (20 Jul 2016)

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Charter for Budget Responsibility (20 Jul 2016)

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Online Child Abuse (20 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Moon. I wholeheartedly congratulate the hon. Member for Rotherham (Sarah Champion) on securing this debate and raising an issue that is so incredibly important. It is good to see so many people in the room today, including my right hon. Friend the Member for Basingstoke (Mrs Miller), who chairs the Women and Equalities Committee. I...

Supported Housing: Benefit (20 Jul 2016)

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Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting (20 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: From June 2015 to May 2016, the average time taken to complete Disclosure checks by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) was 94 days and for the police as a whole, 22 days. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is working closely with the small number of forces, including the MPS, whose performance does not meet turnaround time targets. The performance of police disclosure units is an...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery: Victims (20 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: We published guidance on the Modern Slavery Act on GOV.UK and a circular was sent to all bodies who are subject to the duty. We will publish data on notifications received and carry out further awareness-raising activity later this year.

Written Answers — Home Office: Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (20 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: The previous Government signed the Istanbul Convention to show the strong commitment it placed on tackling violence against women and girls and this Government remains committed to ratifying it. The UK already complies with the vast majority of the Convention’s articles but further amendments to domestic law, to take extra-territorial jurisdiction over a range of offences (as required...

Higher Education and Research Bill (19 Jul 2016)

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Written Answers — Home Office: Modern Slavery Act 2015 (19 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: While there are no plans to publish an additional plan or monitoring framework, the Government has several mechanisms overseeing implementation and monitoring of the Modern Slavery Act and Strategy. The Inter-Departmental Group for Modern Slavery, chaired by the Hoe Secretary, publishes an annual report on Government work to tackle modern slavery. The Modern Slavery Threat Group chaired by...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Lancashire (19 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: Data on the number of cases of human trafficking of women a) from and b) into Lancashire is not collated centrally. The available data on the number and profile of potential victims of human trafficking referred to the National Referral Mechanism can be found on the NCA website: http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/about-us/what-we-do/sp...


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