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star this property date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Violence 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 representations they have made to the government of Zimbabwe following the recent violence and deaths associated with the protests in that country. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL13028 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Minister for Africa, Minister Baldwin, spoke to Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister on 29 January. The Minister also summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador on 17 January to express our concern at the ongoing situation in Zimbabwe. Minister Baldwin urged Zimbabwe to stop disproportionate use of force by the security forces and investigate any cases of alleged human rights abuses. On 21 January the Foreign Secretary, in a public message to President Mnangagwa, urged him not to turn back the clock and to work with all Zimbabweans in dialogue for a better future.</p><p>We will continue to raise our serious concerns and push for a thorough investigation with the Government of Zimbabwe, through our Embassy in Harare and Ministerial interventions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T12:21:19.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T12:21:19.227Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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1046321
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Economic Situation 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 discussions they have had with international partners about the current economic situation in Zimbabwe and the impact of that situation on the citizens of that country. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL13029 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 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
star this property answer text <p>We have regular discussions with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, UN agencies and other international partners on the economic situation in Zimbabwe and the impact on the Zimbabwean people.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T12:20:49.603Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T12:20:49.603Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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810461
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Wandsworth Prison more like this
star this property house id 2 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 proportion of prisoners on custodial sentence at Her Majesty’s Prison Wandsworth, other than segregated prisoners, spent at least 22 hours locked in their cell on any day in the latest month for which figures are available. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4429 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 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answer text <p>The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The Government is fully committed to making our prisons safe so that they can provide the maximum time out of cell for meaningful and purposeful activity to give prisoners the training, skills and work experience needed on release.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-01-09T17:12:11.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-09T17:12:11.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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810462
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star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Wandsworth Prison more like this
star this property house id 2 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 proportion of prisoners on custodial sentence at Her Majesty’s Prison Wandsworth were unlocked for at least six hours each weekday in the latest month for which figures are available more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4430 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 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answer text <p>The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The Government is fully committed to making our prisons safe so that they can provide the maximum time out of cell for meaningful and purposeful activity to give prisoners the training, skills and work experience needed on release.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-01-09T17:21:48.707Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-09T17:21:48.707Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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810463
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Wandsworth Prison more like this
star this property house id 2 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 how many serious assaults by inmates on one another at Her Majesty’s Prison Wandsworth were recorded in each of the last two years for which figures are available. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4431 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 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answer text <p>In 2015, 9 serious prisoner-on-prisoner assaults were recorded at HMP Wandsworth. In 2016, the number was 22.</p><p> </p><p>The level of violence in prisons is too high. We will improve prison safety and address the significant overall increase in the number of assaults, by providing additional staff and giving them the tools and training that will help to reduce violence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-01-09T17:22:16.07Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-09T17:22:16.07Z
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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 date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Wandsworth Prison 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 how many incidents of self-harm by inmates at Her Majesty’s Prison Wandsworth were recorded in each of the last two years for which figures are available. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4432 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 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answer text <p>In 2015, 91 incidents of self-harm were recorded at HMP Wandsworth. In 2016, the number was 118.</p><p> </p><p>The Government takes very seriously its responsibility to keep prisoners safe. We have established a prison safety programme that includes a comprehensive set of actions, including: rolling out revised and improved training for staff in assessing and managing the risk of suicide and self-harm amongst prisoners; improving support for prisoners in their early days in custody; revising the Assessment, Care in Custody and Teamwork case management process for those identified as being at risk; and funding the Samaritans to provide their valuable Listeners Scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-01-09T17:24:59.987Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-09T17:24:59.987Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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810465
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Wandsworth Prison 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 how many prison staff at bands 3 to 5 were assigned to Her Majesty's Prison Wandsworth; and how many vacancies there were in each of the last two years for which figures are available. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4433 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 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answer text <p>The number of band 3-5 prison staff at HMP Wandsworth as at 30 September 2016 and as at 30 September 2017 is provided in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Table 1: Number of full-time equivalent (FTE) bands 3 to 5 staff working at HMP Wandsworth, as at 30 September 2016 and as at 30 September 2017</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>FTE as at 30 September 2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>FTE as at 30 September 2017 </strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bands 3-5*</p></td><td><p>355</p></td><td><p>383</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p>*Includes staff in operational and non-operational band 3 to 5 grades. These figures for 30 September 2016 and 30 September 2017 can also be found in the in:</p></td></tr></tbody></table><ul><li>Table 12 of the NOMS workforce statistics bulletin at the following link:</li></ul><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/567179/noms-workforce-statistics-tables-september-2016.xlsx" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/567179/noms-workforce-statistics-tables-september-2016.xlsx</a></p><ul><li>Table 12 of the HMPPS workforce statistics bulletin at the following link:</li></ul><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/her-majestys-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/her-majestys-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2017</a></p><p>Staff shortfalls (ie. vacancies) previously presented in NOMS/HMPPS workforce statistics have been based on the difference between staff benchmarks and staff in post figures. However, staff benchmarks previously in place are no longer in use and are being replaced by new target staffing levels under the new Offender Management in custody model. At present, the target staffing levels are not sufficiently developed and work is ongoing in order to further develop these.</p><p>The last set of published benchmark levels and staff shortfalls, as at 31 March 2017, showed that there was a shortfall of 38 full time equivalent band 3-5 prison staff at HMP Wandsworth. This information forms part of the table 14 at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-offender-management-service-workforce-quarterly-march-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-offender-management-service-workforce-quarterly-march-2017</a></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-01-09T17:35:53.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-09T17:35:53.737Z
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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 registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Wandsworth Prison 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 how many (1) operational prison staff at each of bands (a) 3, (b) 4, and (c) 5, are employed at Her Majesty's Prison Wandsworth, (2) operational staff on detached duty from other establishments, and (3) vacancies for such posts, there were for each of the last two years for which figures are available. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4434 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 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answer text <p>The number of band 3-5 operational prison staff at HMP Wandsworth are provided in the table below:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1: Number of full-time equivalent (FTE) bands 3 to 5 prison officers working at HMP Wandsworth, as at 30 September 2016 and as at 30 September 2017</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>FTE as at 30 September 2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>FTE as at 30 September 2017 </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Band 3-4 / Prison Officer (incl. specialists)</p></td><td><p>212</p></td><td><p>240</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Band 4 / Supervising Officer</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>29</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Band 5 / Custodial Managers</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>17</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures for 30 September 2016 and 30 September 2017 can also be found in the in:</p><ul><li>Table 12 of the NOMS workforce statistics bulletin at the following link:</li></ul><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/567179/noms-workforce-statistics-tables-september-2016.xlsx" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/567179/noms-workforce-statistics-tables-september-2016.xlsx</a></p><ul><li>Table 12 of the HMPPS workforce statistics bulletin at the following link:</li></ul><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/her-majestys-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/her-majestys-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2017</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There were approximately 13 operational staff on detached duty in HMP Wandsworth as at 30 September 2016 and none as at 30 September 2017. This data is collated and held internally by the National Detached Duty team which oversees national Detached Duty arrangements.</p><p>Staff shortfalls (ie. vacancies) previously presented in NOMS/HMPPS workforce statistics have been based on the difference between staff benchmarks and staff in post figures. However, staff benchmarks previously in place are no longer in use and are being replaced by new target staffing levels under the new Offender Management in custody model. At present, the target staffing levels are not sufficiently developed and work is ongoing in order to further develop these. The last set of published benchmark levels and staff shortfalls, as at 31 March 2017, showed that there was a shortfall of 26 full time equivalent band 3-5 prison officers. This information can also be found in table 14 at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-offender-management-service-workforce-quarterly-march-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-offender-management-service-workforce-quarterly-march-2017</a></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-01-09T17:36:43.657Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-09T17:36:43.657Z
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star this property date less than 2015-02-09more like thismore than 2015-02-09
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading UNRWA 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 funding available to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in Gaza. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4862 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
star this property answer text <p>The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) suspended its cash assistance programme for repairs to damaged homes in Gaza due to a shortage of funds last month. The UK has provided £9million to the UNRWA Gaza Flash Appeal, and remains the third largest donor to the UNRWA General Fund. The UK has also used its influence as a predictable, multi-year donor to UNRWA to set incentives for change, including linking funding to reform and results.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2015-02-23T16:55:42.33Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-23T16:55:42.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-09more like thismore than 2015-02-09
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading UNRWA 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 pledge any funds to assist United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in Gaza to restart its cash assistance programme in Gaza. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4864 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 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
star this property answer text <p>In response to the Gaza conflict last summer, the UK has already provided £9million to the UNRWA Gaza Flash Appeal which has been used to provide rental subsidies and cash assistance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK also remains the third largest donor to the UNRWA General Fund, providing £106.5million between 2012 and 2015. Future funding decisions will be based on an assessment of need and the resources available.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2015-02-23T16:57:18.743Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-23T16:57:18.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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