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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (27 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 30 June 2016. The correct answer should have been: HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) does not hold accurate information on the volumes of appeals received against claims for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The tables below provide information on the number of appeals...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Zero Hours Contracts (22 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: There have been no claims made under the Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 since its introduction on 11 January 2016 to 31 March 2016. Data from April 2016 onwards will be published in due course at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statisti cs.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Internet: Bullying (21 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: Legislation that can be used to prosecute online abuse and related offences includes the Protection from Harassment Act 1997; the Malicious Communications Act 1988; and the Communications Act 2003. The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 made changes to the relevant offences in these last two Acts which aim to ensure that people who commit them are prosecuted and properly punished. The...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Bill of Rights (21 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: We will set out our proposals for a Bill of Rights in due course. We will consult fully on our proposals.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Euthanasia (21 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: In England and Wales, euthanasia constitutes murder at common law (unless a partial defence applies to reduce the offence to manslaughter); and under section 2(1) of the Suicide Act 1961 it is an offence to do an act capable of encouraging or assisting the suicide or attempted suicide of another person, with the intention so to encourage or assist. Because euthanasia is illegal, the issue of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Bill of Rights (19 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: We will set out our proposals for a Bill of Rights in due course. We will fully consult on our proposals.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (19 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: Between April 2013, when the Personal Independence Payment was introduced, and March 2016, there were 9,774 reassessment appeals which found in favour of the appellant.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Human Rights Act 1998 (19 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: We will set out our proposals for a Bill of Rights in due course. We will fully consult on our proposals.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges (19 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: We expect to announce the conclusion of the review of Employment Tribunals fees in due course.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Judicial Review: Reform (19 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: The government remains clear that judicial review, when used properly, is a crucial component of the rule of law. But too often the system is open to abuse, and that is why we have taken forward reform. These changes include creating the Planning Court, in which significant challenges are considered by judges with planning expertise to time targets, and sections of the Criminal Justice and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Health Services (18 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: NHS Improvement is establishing an independent investigation into the failings reported by Capsticks at Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust. We await the investigation report and will consider its findings carefully. The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) is committed to learning from these investigations alongside NHS England. When it became evident that prison healthcare services...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (18 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: We are carefully considering options for future legislation on prisons, including the role of the current Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, and will announce proposals in due course. Previous governments have made unsuccessful attempts to secure a statutory status for the Ombudsman. We are confident that the Ombudsman has been able to operate effectively with full functional independence...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Self-inflicted Deaths in Custody of 18-24 Year Olds Independent Review (18 Jul 2016)

Oliver Heald: I refer the Hon Member to the answer given on 19 April (PQ 34222). The government’s response to the Harris Review was published in December 2015 and is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/486564/gov-response-harris-review.pdf Work continues on implementation of those recommendations which the Government accepted which have not...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: South Sudan: Overseas Aid (29 Jun 2016)

Oliver Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of her Department's work in South Sudan.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Corporation Tax: Taxis (23 May 2016)

Oliver Heald: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Answer of 28 April 2016 to Question 35452, on corporation tax: taxis, in which table of the document referred to in that Answer information on corporation tax paid by minicab businesses is provided.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Homelessness (4 May 2016)

Oliver Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many people were homeless but did not qualify for priority access to social housing in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Housing: Low Incomes (4 May 2016)

Oliver Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will estimate the number of tenants in private housing who have only sufficient funds to cover one week's rent.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Greater London (28 Apr 2016)

Oliver Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to maintain the ability of London taxi drivers exclusively to ply for hire.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis (28 Apr 2016)

Oliver Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy is on allowing private hire cars to ply for hire.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Income Tax: Taxis (28 Apr 2016)

Oliver Heald: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount of income tax paid annually by London taxi drivers, in each of the last three years.


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