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1061105
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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 Administration of Justice: Finance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what representations he has made to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on funding of the criminal justice system in the forthcoming Government spending review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221556 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
star this property answer text <p>As we move towards the forthcoming Spending Review, the Secretary of State is considering closely the most important areas to focus on over the next 5 years to provide an effective and fair justice system, safe and decent prisons, and stable, effective probation services that protect the public and reduce reoffending.</p><p> </p><p>My officials and the Ministerial team are continuing to work closely with HM Treasury, the Cabinet Office and partners in other government departments to ensure we have an appropriate and sustainable funding strategy for the MoJ that enables us to deliver our desired outcomes.</p><p> </p><p>We are committed to delivering an efficient and effective criminal justice system while playing our part in contributing to the government’s wider fiscal objectives. We will continue to work with my colleagues, including the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to deliver this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-25T17:44:32.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T17:44:32.063Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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103971
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061104
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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 Administration of Justice: Finance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect on the criminal justice system of reductions to his Departmental's budget. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221555 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 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>We are focused on ensuring that we continue to deliver justice in a modernised criminal justice system, and are delivering this through investment and effective management of the system.</p><p> </p><p>We are investing £1billion to provide a court system that is accessible to all, works better for everyone, and will ensure our courts are fit for the future. We also spent £1.6bn on legal aid last year alone, more than half of which was on criminal legal aid, and are now making changes to ensure it is available into the future and continues to play an important role in supporting access to justice. We are also working closely with the Attorney General’s Office and Home Office to ensure that all the agencies involved in the criminal justice system have a shared overview of the challenges, opportunities and reforms facing it and an effective forum for tackling these through the Criminal Justice Board.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-22T14:25:01.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T14:25:01.177Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061321
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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 Courts: Closures more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many court buildings that have closed since 2010 have (a) been sold and (b) remain unsold; how much money has been raised by those sales; and what the cost to the public purse has been of maintaining unsold court premises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham West and Penge more like this
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Ellie Reeves more like this
star this property uin 221854 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 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>Of the court buildings that have closed since 2010, 158 have been sold and 15 remain unsold. HMCTS courts buildings are sold as quickly as possible while ensuring fair value for the taxpayer. A total of £231.7m has been raised from sales (<em>as at 31 December 2018)</em> Information regarding the cost to the public purse of maintaining unsold court premises could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The closure of any court is not taken lightly – it only happens following full public consultation. We have been clear that courts are only being closed where they are underused, dilapidated or too close to one another.</p><p> </p><p>This government is investing over £1 billion to reform and modernise the justice system, providing easier and more efficient justice for all.</p><p> </p><p>As we increase the use of digital services, it makes sense to consider the wider role and need for court buildings and assess whether some are still necessary to provide effective access to justice.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-22T14:19:33.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T14:19:33.887Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4620
unstar this property label Biography information for Ellie Reeves more like this
1061088
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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 Durham Prison more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to page 5 of the report of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons on the unannounced inspection of HMP Durham, published in February 2019, to which prison the modern scanning equipment that staff in HMP Durham noted had been promised was diverted to. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 221800 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 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>We are taking decisive steps to improve prison security across England and Wales, by investing in additional staff and new technology to prevent, find and seize drugs and other illicit items.</p><p> </p><p>I am pleased therefore to confirm that HMP Durham will shortly be in receipt of a new body scanner. The scanner referred to by the Honourable Member was diverted to HMP Nottingham.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-19T12:01:08.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T12:01:08.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1061106
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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 Duty Solicitors more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the long-term viability of the criminal duty solicitor scheme in England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221557 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 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that there are sufficient solicitors to undertake criminal legal aid-funded cases and will make sure this continues to be the case. The Legal Aid Agency monitors duty solicitor coverage on an ongoing basis and where issues are identified, takes action to ensure there is ongoing availability of criminal legal advice for the public.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also commenced a review of all criminal legal aid fee schemes, including the criminal duty solicitor fee scheme, which will report back by the end of Summer 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-21T16:49:50.723Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T16:49:50.723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061107
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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 Duty Solicitors: Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the long-term viability of the criminal duty solicitor scheme in Carshalton and Wallington constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221571 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 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that there are sufficient solicitors to undertake criminal legal aid-funded cases and will make sure this continues to be the case. The Legal Aid Agency monitors duty solicitor coverage on an ongoing basis and where issues are identified, takes action to ensure there is ongoing availability of criminal legal advice for the public.</p><p> </p><p>The LAA recently ran a consultation with criminal legal aid firms in the Borough of Sutton that includes the Carshalton and Wallington constituency. The consultation was run to ensure on-going duty solicitor provision in the Borough of Sutton in response to the decision by the Metropolitan Police that detainees that would have been taken to Sutton police station will now be taken to Bromley and Croydon police stations. As a result of the consultation, these detainees will continue to be served by duty solicitors on the Sutton Duty Scheme when they are taken to either Bromley or Croydon Police Station.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also commenced a review of all criminal legal aid fee schemes, including the criminal duty solicitor fee scheme, which will report back by the end of Summer 2020.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-21T16:47:39.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T16:47:39.91Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061175
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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 Prison Officers: Riot Control Weapons more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, at how many prisons officers have been issued with PAVA spray since January 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 221703 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>Since January 2019 planning has taken place to ensure a thorough and safe implementation of PAVA. Prior to issuing the product every site is required to undertake a readiness assessment, in addition we are undertaking a thorough Equalities Analysis to inform policy and training. These necessary steps are progress towards the national rollout of PAVA, therefore to date since January 2019 no prisons have been issued with PAVA whilst these tasks are underway.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-22T14:22:11.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T14:22:11.243Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon more like this
1061176
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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 Prison Officers: Riot Control Weapons more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when it is planned to issue officers at all adult male public sector prisons with PAVA spray; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 221704 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>The planning for the national rollout has been underway since October 2018 when the decision was announced. With such a significant introduction to our service it is necessary to thoroughly prepare our prisons and ensure that all policy and training is reviewed. We are currently undertaking a thorough Equalities Analysis which is a vital step towards implementation, subsequently we will commence readiness assessments at each prison before training and issuing of PAVA will commence. The implementation is planned to take 18-24 months, establishments will receive PAVA once all of the above actions are complete and within the timeframe set out.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-22T14:23:29.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T14:23:29.483Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon more like this
1061209
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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 Social Security Benefits: Appeals more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for benefit tribunals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 221635 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 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>It is important that appeals are heard as quickly as possible. The Ministry of Justice recognises that there are delays in the system and is in the process of recruiting more judicial office holders in order to increase capacity and help to reduce waiting times for appellants. In the Social Security and Child Support (SSCS) jurisdiction, 225 new medical members have already been appointed and 119 disability-qualified members have recently been recruited. The SSCS jurisdiction will also benefit from the fact that 250 fee-paid judges and 100 salaried judges are being recruited across tribunals more widely. In addition, we have recently launched a new digital service with a view to enabling speedier processing of appeals and provide a better service for all parties to the proceedings. Information on the new digital service can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/appeal-benefit-decision/submit-appeal" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/appeal-benefit-decision/submit-appeal</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-19T13:22:44.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T13:22:44.67Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1061319
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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 Trials more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what representations he has received on floating and warned listing arrangements in criminal courts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham West and Penge more like this
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Ellie Reeves more like this
star this property uin 221852 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>Listing is a judicial function administered by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) on judicial direction. Views on listing practices including the use of floating and warned lists are raised with Ministers and officials in the course of regular engagement with legal practitioners, their representative bodies, and representatives of public users of courts and tribunals. Most recently, floating and warned lists were raised in a meeting with legal practitioners, attended by the Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales, which discussed court users’ experiences and the future administration of judicial listing decisions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer remove filter
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less than 2019-02-22T14:16:36.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T14:16:36.953Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4620
unstar this property label Biography information for Ellie Reeves more like this