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  • Question

    What assessment he has made of the adequacy of the response to the covid-19 outbreak in prisons.

  • Question

    What plans he has to include proposals on strengthening non-custodial sentences in the forthcoming sentencing White Paper.

  • Question

    What steps he is taking to tackle recent trends in the level of self-harm in prisons.

  • Question

    What steps his Department is taking to help ensure that the public are protected from terrorists.

  • Question

    What steps he is taking to improve the rehabilitation of offenders on release from prison.

  • Question

    What steps his Department has taken to ensure that courts can continue to operate effectively during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Question

    What steps he is taking to tackle the backlog of family court hearings accrued during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Question

    What recent progress has been made on the Independent Review of Administrative Law.

  • Legal Opinion: Advisory Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the news story, Chancellor sets out extra £750 million coronavirus funding for frontline charities, published on 8 April 2020,...

  • Family Proceedings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of (a) private and (b) public proceedings in family courts have been attended in person by parties litigant in each of the...

  • Prisons: Crimes of Violence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases of violence against prison officers have been recorded in each of the last 10 years.

  • Prisons: Coronavirus 

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 14 September 2020 to Question 84991, on Prisons: Coronavirus, what responsibilities his Department holds on (a) the fair...

  • Prison Service: Labour Turnover

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of trends in the retention of experienced (a) prisons and (b) probation staff in the last five years.

  • Community Rehabilitation Companies: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many Community Rehabilitation Company staff have appealed against the indicative role assignments to (a) the National Probation Service or (b) the...

  • Prisons: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases of illegal substance misuse have been record in English and Welsh prisons in each year since 2010.

  • Prisoners' Release

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners have been released in error in each of the last 10 years.

  • Ministry of Justice: Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress his Department is making on meeting the 2.3 per cent public sector apprenticeship target; and when his Department will meet that target.

  • Courts: Crimes of Violence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases of violence against court staff have been recorded in each of the last 10 years.

  • Ministry of Justice: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which contractors have received tenders from his Department in the last 12 months.

  • Courts: Closures

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the reduction in court capacity as a result of court closures in the last 10 years.

  • Courts: Closures

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much revenue has been raised by the court closure programme in the last 10 years.

  • Crown Court: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish the cases in the crown court backlog by type of case.

  • Trials: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many jury trials were outstanding in each of the last 12 months.

  • Prisoners' Release

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of number of suspected offenders who were likely to be released early without the custody time limit extension.

  • UK Relations with EU

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the rule of law and negotiations on the UK's future relationship with the EU.

  • Prisoners' Release: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many children have been released from custody without a confirmed permanent address in the last 12 months.

  • Prisoners' Release: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many women have been released from prison without a confirmed permanent address in the last 12 months.

  • Social Entitlement Chamber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of proceedings before the First-Tier Social Entitlement Chamber were attended by parties litigant in each of the last 10 years.

  • Immigration: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of proceedings before the (a) First-Tier Immigration and Asylum Tribunal and (b) Upper-Tier Immigration and Asylum Tribunal...

  • Employment Tribunals Service

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of employment tribunals have been attended by parties litigant in each of the last 10 years.