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Ministry of Justice

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  • Marriage: Humanism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to amend section 14 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to give legal recognition to...

  • Marriage: Humanism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for what reasons the Law Commission is undertaking a review into humanist marriages.

  • Marriage: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what funding has been allocated to the Law Commission review of the law on marriage.

  • Parole

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he has plans to undertake a review of the Parole Board guidance on remorse shown by an offender following the release of Vanessa George.

  • Trials: Legal Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what legislation or guidelines determine who should pay the cost of counsel when a court case is adjourned the night before that trial is scheduled to...

  • Children in Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many referrals from Independent Reviewing Officers to CAFCASS on behalf of children in care have resulted in legal action in each of the last 10 years.

  • Post-mortems

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of testing for the use of Gamma-hydroxybutyrate in postmortems when the cause of death is unclear.

  • Judiciary: Ministers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he has made an assessment of the adequacy of the guidance issued to Ministers on relations with the judiciary.

  • Probate

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if Her Majesty's Courts & Tribunals Service will publish (a) weekly data on the number of probate grants issued in England and Wales and (b) up to...

  • Probate

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when waiting times for probate grants issued in England and Wales will return to below the historical average of three weeks.

  • Courts and Tribunals: Closures

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish a list of the courts and tribunals, including the postcode locations, that have closed between 2010-11 and the most recent financial...

  • Prisons: Crimes of Violence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners have been convicted of a serious assault on a prison officer in each of the last five years; and what additional sentence those...

  • Homicide: Prison Sentences

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people convicted of homicide did not receive a custodial sentence in each of the last five years.

  • Prisoners' Release: Homicide

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders released from prison following a murder conviction have been on life licence in each year since 2007.