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star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many meetings have taken place in 2014 between British and French authorities to discuss homeless people living in the Calais area who seek unlawfully to board British vehicles travelling to Dover; and what has been the outcome of any such meetings. more like this
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Lord Condon more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK works closely with the French authorities on matters of border security and cross border criminality to maintain the integrity of our joint border controls. <br><br>The Home Office and Border Force regularly meet the French at Ministerial, official and operational level to enhance our effectiveness in tackling irregular migration and organised immigration crime, including between Calais and Dover.</p><p> </p><p>Recent collaboration has resulted in a grant of £2 million from the UK to replace and upgrade the Passive Millimetre Wave Imaging (PMMWI) equipment currently deployed in the ports of Calais and Coquelles.</p><p>In respect of the UK response to increase our impact on Organised Immigration Crime in France (especially northern France) Border Force have established a UK Task Force (Op Groundbreaker) and assembled Intelligence /Investigation Officers from Immigration Enforcement, Border Force, National Crime Agency and Kent Police. The Task Force is able to provide a robust response to OIC and work closely with French colleagues in Police Aux Frontiéres (PAF) nationally and in particular with OCRIEST (Office Central de Répression de l'Immigration Irrégulière et de l'Emploi d'Etrangers sans Titre - a specialist PAF Unit dedicated to tackling organised crime groups in France and abroad).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the Care Quality Commission report on the East Midlands Ambulance Service published on 9 April; and when Mr Brian Britten will receive a full response to his complaint to the Service about an incident in February in which an ambulance in which he was being conveyed abruptly lurched. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care providers in England and has a key responsibility in the overall assurance of safety and quality. The Government expects the East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust to take prompt action to remedy the concerns recently highlighted by CQC inspectors.</p><p> </p><p>East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust advises it has recently responded in full response to Mr Britten's complaint.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Randerson on 26 March (WA 124) and 3 April (WA 226), and by Lord Bates on 6 May(WA 410–11), whether they have any plans to reconsider the scope of Lady Justice Hallett's inquiry into on the runs or to assess its possible impact on the judicial, financial or community processes. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government has no plans to reconsider the scope of Lady Justice Hallett's inquiry, nor to assess the impacts on the judicial, financial or community processes.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Randerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Randerson on 26 March (WA 124) and 3 April (WA 226), and by Lord Bates on 6 May (WA 410–11), in the light of the scope of Lady Justice Hallett's inquiry into on the runs, what role they envisage for the Northern Ireland Office, the Northern Ireland Civil Service and the Police Service of Northern Ireland in that inquiry. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>As noted in earlier written answers, the inquiry will have full access to files held by the Government; government officials who are requested to appear will be expected to do so. The inquiry may also interview key individuals from the Northern Ireland Civil Service, the police and any others where those individuals are willing. The Northern Ireland Office is providing appropriate support to the inquiry team, as its' sponsoring department.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Randerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, and within what timescales, to ensure that custody trials can be listed at Newcastle Magistrates' Court, in the light of the closure of the court cells in December 2013 following safety concerns. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The cell accommodation at Newcastle Magistrates' Court is housed within the interconnected Pilgrim Street Police Station which is due to close in summer 2014 and belongs to Northumbria Police.</p><p> </p><p>The cells have not been in use since 7April, 2014 when a temporary arrangement was put in place to enable urgent fire safety works to be undertaken. Whilst five of the 13 cells are unlikely to be used again due to safety concerns, the remaining eight are now available for use as the fire safety work has been completed.</p><p> </p><p>The current temporary closure has been extended until 30 May, 2014 to enable conclusion of discussions with the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner over future use and maintenance of the cells once the Police Station closes.</p><p> </p><p>The temporary arrangement, comprising a daily remand court at North Tyneside and the listing of other custody work in available courtrooms across the court estate in Northumbria, is not wholly satisfactory and the impact is being assessed on a daily basis, in particular the impact on victims and witnesses. HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service is seeking to conclude the discussions with the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner as quickly as possible and currently intends to resume use of the cells on 2 June, 2014.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6847 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the closure of the court cells at Newcastle Magistrates' Court since December 2013. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The cell accommodation at Newcastle Magistrates' Court is housed within the interconnected Pilgrim Street Police Station which is due to close in summer 2014 and belongs to Northumbria Police.</p><p> </p><p>The cells have not been in use since 7April, 2014 when a temporary arrangement was put in place to enable urgent fire safety works to be undertaken. Whilst five of the 13 cells are unlikely to be used again due to safety concerns, the remaining eight are now available for use as the fire safety work has been completed.</p><p> </p><p>The current temporary closure has been extended until 30 May, 2014 to enable conclusion of discussions with the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner over future use and maintenance of the cells once the Police Station closes.</p><p> </p><p>The temporary arrangement, comprising a daily remand court at North Tyneside and the listing of other custody work in available courtrooms across the court estate in Northumbria, is not wholly satisfactory and the impact is being assessed on a daily basis, in particular the impact on victims and witnesses. HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service is seeking to conclude the discussions with the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner as quickly as possible and currently intends to resume use of the cells on 2 June, 2014.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6846 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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49843
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government on how many occasions in the last two years parcels sent to prisoners have been found to contain drugs, extremist materials, mobile phones, SIM cards or pornography. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Details of illicit items found in post or packages are recorded on the prison incident reporting system, and collated in a central database. However, to identify the number of parcels containing drugs, illicit materials, mobile phones, SIM cards or pornography would require a manual search of over 34,000 individual records, which could only be done at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of current women prisoners were in employment before being jailed. more like this
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Baroness Wheatcroft more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Ministry of Justice does not centrally collate or hold information on the questions above. However, a survey conducted between 2005 and 2010 (Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction) provides some information on these topics.</p><p>Copies of the reports are available via the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/surveying-prisoner-crime-reduction-spcr" target="_blank">Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) - GOV.UK</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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HL6859 more like this
HL6861 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of current women prisoners suffered from alcohol or drug addiction or mental illness when they committed the crimes for which they were jailed. more like this
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Baroness Wheatcroft more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Ministry of Justice does not centrally collate or hold information on the questions above. However, a survey conducted between 2005 and 2010 (Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction) provides some information on these topics.</p><p>Copies of the reports are available via the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/surveying-prisoner-crime-reduction-spcr" target="_blank">Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) - GOV.UK</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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HL6858 more like this
HL6861 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of current women prisoners were convicted of violent crime. more like this
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Baroness Wheatcroft more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>At 31 March 2014, 29% of the female prison population were under immediate custodial sentence for violence against the person. A breakdown of the figures is below:</p><p> </p><p>Adults 845</p><p>18-20 year olds 44</p><p>15-17 year olds 0</p><p><strong>Total 889</strong></p><p> </p><p>Further detail can be found in the Offender Management Statistics Quarterly Bulletin. The latest edition covering October to December 2013 and annual statistics for 2013are available at the link below:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-december-2013-and-annual" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-december-2013-and-annual</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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