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  • Magistrates: Disciplinary Proceedings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many Lay Magistrates have been subject to disciplinary action in each of the last 10 years; and what the (a) reason and (b) outcome was of that action.

  • Prison Sentences

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of abolishing prison sentences of six months and less.

  • Prison Sentences

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect of prison sentences of six months on reducing rates of reoffending.

  • Prison Sentences: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of women serving custodial sentences are serving a sentence of six months or less.

  • Prisoners: Suicide

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) men and (b) women serving custodial sentences died by suicide during their sentence in each month in 2019.

  • Prisons: Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of mental healthcare provision in UK prisons.

  • Police Cautions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to ensure that people offered a caution in a police station understand the implications of accepting one in respect of future...

  • Prisons: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of inmates developing drug problems.

  • Prisons: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to improve security standards in prisons to prevent the smuggling of illicit substances for inmates.

  • Prisoners: Self-harm and Suicide

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to reduce rates of (a) self-harming and (b) suicide in prisons; and if he will make a statement.