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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Immigration 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 removal of non-asylum immigration cases from the scope of legal aid on young migrants with limited leave to remain. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL9749 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-31more like thismore than 2018-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government is currently undertaking a post-implementation review of the impact of the legal aid changes made under the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012. An assessment of the impact of recent changes to the provision of legal aid for non-asylum immigration cases will be made as part of the review process.</p><p> </p><p>We have recently announced our intention to amend the scope of legal aid for unaccompanied and separated migrant children. This scope change will be informed by evidence gathered as a result of the review and delivered with the help of a consultative group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T12:00:52.4Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T12:00:52.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-03more like thismore than 2017-04-03
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Appeals more like this
star this property house id 2 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 proportion of individuals pursuing appeals in (1) the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), and (2) the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), did not have representation, for each year, since December 2012. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL6559 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-19more like thismore than 2017-04-19
star this property answer text <p>The proportions of individuals pursuing appeals that did not have representation are:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(1) the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)</p></td><td><p>25%</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(2) the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)</p></td><td><p>12%</p></td><td><p>12%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The data are based on the number of disposals recorded as not represented and are reported in calendar years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-04-19T11:41:03.42Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-19T11:41:03.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading Cremation more like this
star this property house id 2 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 estimate they have made of the number of local councils, if any, refusing to give ashes to families after public health funerals; and what is their response to reports of such practices. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL6454 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-29more like thismore than 2018-03-29
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not made any such estimate.</p><p> </p><p>In line with the regulatory framework for cremation, ashes would normally be returned to the cremation applicant, which in the case of a public health cremation would be the local authority. However, it is open to the local authority to pass the ashes to any family or friends who come forward, and we would expect this to happen whenever possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-03-29T14:37:54.203Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-29T14:37:54.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
star this property hansard heading Civil Proceedings: Fees and Charges more like this
star this property house id 2 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, with regard to increasing fees in the civil court, what attempts were made (1) prior to 1 April 2013, and (2) after 1 April 2013, to measure the impact of the plans. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL5125 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Both before and after 1 April 2013 the Ministry of Justice used, and continues to use, HMCTS management information to measure court fee income including court fee remissions. Impact assessments have been and will be published to accompany proposed court fee reforms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T17:44:10.147Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T17:44:10.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-11-09more like thismore than 2016-11-09
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Appeals more like this
star this property house id 2 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 8 November (HL2645) about appeals made by litigants in person, when they stopped recording those figures, and why. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL3149 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-24more like thismore than 2016-11-24
star this property answer text <p>In the First-Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) an appellant can be represented by any person not prohibited from doing so by section 84 of the Immigration Act 1999.</p><p> </p><p>Therefore management information does not cover whether a person had legal representation, as requested in HL2645.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2016-11-24T11:20:34.57Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-24T11:20:34.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Appeals more like this
star this property house id 2 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 proportion of individuals pursuing appeals in (1) the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), and (2) the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), did not have legal representation and appeared as litigants in person in the last year for which figures are available. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL2645 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not held centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2016-11-08T17:44:12.977Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-08T17:44:12.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading National Preventive Mechanism more like this
star this property house id 2 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 4 June (HL15680), what is their response to the recommendations on the National Preventive Mechanism, made in the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee against Torture following its most recent periodic review of the UK. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL16420 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to comply with its obligations under the UN Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, under which we established the independent National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) in 2009.</p><p> </p><p>We note the recommendations made by the UN Committee Against Torture in relation to the NPM. We expect to provide a response on those issues as part of the next periodic report to the Committee Against Torture in May 2023.</p><p> </p><p>We will explore with the NPM how the issues raised by the Committee may be addressed. The department facilitates the laying in Parliament of the annual report of the NPM and acknowledges the helpful recommendations that it contains. The latest Written Ministerial Statement to this effect was laid before Parliament on 29 January 2019 (HLWS1249).</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T16:53:13.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T16:53:13.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading National Preventive Mechanism more like this
star this property house id 2 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 whether they intend to implement the recommendation of the UN Sub-Committee on the Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment that the National Preventive Mechanism be placed on a legislative basis. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL15680 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>In 2009, the UK Government established the UK’s independent National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) which currently comprises 21 inspection, visiting and monitoring bodies covering detention places across the UK. The UK continues to comply with its international obligations under the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, under which the NPM was established.</p><p> </p><p>We note the sub-committee on Prevention of Torture’s recommendation, and we continue to explore with the NPM how it may be addressed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:37:28.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:37:28.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading Euthanasia more like this
star this property house id 2 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 recent research from the UK's Assisted Dying Coalition, published on 8 February, which found that more than one person a week now travels from the UK to Switzerland to end their life; and in light of that research, whether they plan to review the UK's assisted dying law. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL15679 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>It remains the Government’s view that any change to the law in this area in England and Wales is an issue of conscience and a matter for Parliament to decide rather than one for Government policy.</p><p> </p><p>Parliament has not so far voted to legalise assisted suicide in any circumstances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:29:24.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:29:24.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading Euthanasia: Vulnerable Adults 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 whether the current law permitting mentally competent adults to refuse life-sustaining medical treatment has ever been proven inadequate in the courts to protect vulnerable people from being pressured to end their life prematurely. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett remove filter
star this property uin HL15678 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>We have not seen evidence from the courts that the current provisions permitting mentally competent adults to refuse life-sustaining treatment provide inadequate protection for vulnerable people.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:37:47.84Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:37:47.84Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this