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  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 5 February 2013, Official Report, column 198W, on conditions of employment, what the average weekly hours of employment are for...

  • Crime and Courts Bill (HL)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of the potential effects of section 32 of the draft Crime and Courts Bill on public perceptions of the impartiality and...

  • Cycling

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) who his Department's cycling champion is; (2) what progress his Department has made on implementing the Cycle to Work guarantee; (3) whether his...

  • Election Court

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many times an election court has been convened in the last 30 years; and what assessment he has made of the (a) effectiveness and (b) cost of running...

  • Fines: Surcharges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what revenue has accrued to the public purse from the Victims' Surcharge since May 2010.

  • G4S

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what estimate his Department has made of any extra expenditure that will be incurred by courts and tribunals as a result of reductions in the G4S total...

  • Hillsborough Stadium

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what discussions he has had with the Lord Chief Justice on the appointment of a judge to preside over the Hillsborough inquests.

  • Industrial Disputes: Shrewsbury

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will launch an urgent public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the arrest and conviction of 24 workers who took part in the Shrewsbury...

  • Juries: Age

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether he plans to publish a response to the consultation on removing the upper age limit for jurors in England and Wales undertaken under the previous...

  • Legal Aid Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 28 January 2013, Official Report, column 632W, on legal aid scheme, how much and what proportion of the total legal aid budget...

  • Powers of Attorney

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what recent assessment he has made of the application process for a lasting power of attorney; (2) what steps he is taking to expedite the time...

  • Prisoners: Repatriation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice with which countries the UK has a prisoner transfer agreement.

  • Prisons: Food

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he made of whether his Department will be open to compensation claims from those prisoners possibly affected by contaminated halal meat...

  • Private Prosecutions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many private prosecutions were brought in courts in England and Wales in (a) 2011 and (b) 2012.

  • Prosecutions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he intends to take to ensure that the use of deferred prosecution agreements avoids any public perception that wealthy corporations allegedly...

  • Public Appointments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people he appointed to public bodies in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12; (i) how many and (ii) what proportion of those appointees were (A) black or...

  • Public Order Act 1986

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many convictions there were under section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986 for behaviour that was found to be insulting in each of the last five years.

  • Reoffenders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many prisoners reoffend within one year of release; (2) what assessment he has made of the correlation between a prisoner’s gender and...

  • Reoffenders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the reoffending rate was in (a) England, (b) Hull and (c) Kingston upon Hull North constituency in each of the last five years.

  • Small Claims

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many claims made at the small claims court were (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful in each of the last 10 years.

  • Small Claims

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent representations he has received on the working of the Small Claims Court.

  • Solicitors: Complaints

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many complaints the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) received against solicitors in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and what...

  • Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will estimate his Department's total staffing requirement in full-time equivalent posts for fulfilling its minimum statutory obligations.

  • Stop and Search

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many stop and searches in each police force led to a conviction in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012.

  • Styal Prison

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many and what proportion of prisoners at HMP Styal are from Wales.

  • Trafford Housing Trust

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what discussions he has held on the effect of the recent legal case between Mr Adrian Smith and Trafford Housing Trust on his Department's policies on...

  • Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much his Department spent on training and education for civil servants in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12; and if he will make a statement.

  • Victim Support Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what plans he has to revise the existing Code of Practice for Victims of Crime; what consultation process will be undertaken to revise the Code; and if...

  • Work Capability Assessment: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many appeals were made to a First Tier Tribunal hearing against failed work capability assessments in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012.

  • Work Capability Assessment: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many appeals were made to an upper tribunal hearing against failed work capability assessments in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012.

  • Work Capability Assessment: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much his Department spent on appeals against work capability assessments in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012.

  • Young Offenders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many male offenders are in the secure youth estate in the latest period for which figures are available; (2) how many female offenders are in...

  • Young Offenders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many young people under the age of 16 there are in the secure estate, by age; and how many of each age have a mental health problem or learning...

  • Young Offenders: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice of people aged under 18 years old who were arrested in the Metropolitan police area in each year from 1997 to 2012, how many had previously been found...

  • Young Offenders: Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many young offenders have entered the secure youth estate having previously been subject to a school action plan plus since May 2010; (2) how...

  • Young Offenders: Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many young offenders have entered the secure youth estate having previously been diagnosed with having learning difficulties since May 2010;...

  • Young Offenders: Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many young offenders have entered the secure youth estate having previously been subject to an educational health and care plan since May 2010;...