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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, whether the Government has plans to close the Crown Prosecution Service office on (a) Greyfriars Road, Cardiff; (b) Wrexham Road, Mold and (c) Grove Place, Swansea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 189821 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service has no plans to close its offices on (a) Greyfriars Road, Cardiff; (b) Wrexham Road, Mold and (c) Grove Place, Swansea.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T14:53:10.4Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T14:53:10.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Proceedings: Evidence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what steps he is taking to tackles failures in the disclosure of evidence through encouraging early engagement between prosecution and defence teams in criminal cases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 242930 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>The Attorney General’s ‘Review of the efficiency and effectiveness of disclosure in the criminal justice system’, published in November 2018, highlighted the need for early engagement. The Review includes recommendations on pre-charge engagement and proportionate frontloading to ensure there is a better balance between streamlining work and performing disclosure obligations early. This National Disclosure Improvement Plan, which contains commitments made by the CPS, NPCC and College of Policing, also highlights the importance of engagement between the prosecution and the defence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T15:35:30.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T15:35:30.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake remove filter
1121726
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Proceedings: Evidence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on failures relating to the disclosure of evidence in criminal cases and police culture. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 245945 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 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Attorney General and I engage frequently with the Home Office, and issues relating to disclosure remain of paramount importance to us. Extensive action is underway to bring about the necessary cultural change within the CPS and policing, and we are clear that this is a collaborative effort. In June the Minister for Policing and I will be co-chairing a Tech Summit, in order to address the increasing amount of digital material involved in the disclosure process.</p><p /><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T15:39:18.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T15:39:18.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Forensic Science more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will make an estimate of the number of cases that have collapsed before going to trial due to private forensic firms having been found not to have followed correct procedures as referred to in the 2017 Annual Report of the Forensic Science Regulator, published in January 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 125238 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 2018-02-08more like thismore than 2018-02-08
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain a central record of the number of cases that have collapsed before going to trial due to the failure of private forensic firms to follow the correct procedures.</p><p>The CPS continues to work with the Home Office, police and the office of the Forensic Science Regulator to assess the impact of issues relating to Randox Testing Services, on completed and ongoing cases, to ensure that appropriate action is taken.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-02-08T09:10:55.347Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-08T09:10:55.347Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake remove filter
882504
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Attorney General: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what proportion of job roles advertised within his Department in (a) 2016 and (b) 2017 excluded the box under the Ban the Box initiative. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 135566 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 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
star this property answer text <p>No Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Attorney General’s Office (AGO), or Government Legal Department (GLD) advertised job roles in 2016 and 2017 included a declaration box for candidates to declare a criminal record.</p><p>HMCPSI had one new recruitment in each of these years. The tick box was included in the campaign in 2016, but was removed in 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2018-04-30T07:07:13.65Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-30T07:07:13.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Attorney General: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what his Department's implementation plan is for banning the box on job applications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 135608 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 2018-05-31more like thismore than 2018-05-31
star this property answer text <p>The application process for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Government Legal Department (GLD), Attorney General’s Office (AGO) and HMCPSI does not include a declaration box for candidates to declare a criminal record.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2018-05-31T08:57:45.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-31T08:57:45.063Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake remove filter
1003888
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Offices: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government has plans to close the office of the (a) Boundary Commission for Wales in Fitzalan Court, Cardiff, (b) Company Names Tribunal on Cardiff Road, Newport, (c) Estyn office on Keen Road, Cardiff, (d) Forest Research on Cefn Gethiniog, Powys, (d) Office for National Statistics on Cardiff Road, Newport, (e) Public Health Wales on Tyndall Street, Cardiff, (f) Wales Audit Office at 24 Cathedral Road, Cardiff (g) Wales Audit Office at North Wales Business Park, Conwy and (h) Wales Audit Office on Penllergaer, Swansea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 189829 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 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>Following consultation with the Government Property Agency who now manage the Cabinet Office estate, I can confirm that none of the locations referred to in the above question are owned or managed by Cabinet Office.</p><p> </p><p>The civil service is going through a fundamental transformation in the way that we work and deliver services, not least through advances in technology. The future civil service will be more efficient, more highly skilled and agile.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with departments to deliver our commitments within the Government Estates Strategy and to ensure that we make the best use of our Government Estate assets, including the office estates. We have a particular commitment to consider locations outside of London as identified through our Places for Growth programme.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T14:25:01.847Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T14:25:01.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment the Government has made of the UK’s compliance with Article 20 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the right to vote in the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 260094 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Legislation has been in place since 1994 which ensures that the UK is in compliance with<br>its European Union obligations regarding EU citizens’ right to vote in European<br>Parliamentary elections whilst resident in the UK</p><p>The Government took all the legal steps necessary to prepare for the European<br>Parliamentary elections and put in place all the legislative and funding elements to enable<br>Returning Officers to make their preparations required for the polls.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance was issued to the Government by the Electoral Commission on the time required to ensure (a) EU citizens living in the UK and (b) UK citizens living in the EU would be able to vote in the EU parliamentary elections; and on what date his Department received that advice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 260095 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Government officials worked closely with Returning Officers and the Electoral Commission and other agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls on 23 May.</p><p> </p><p>Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are under a statutory duty to ensure people who are eligible to vote in elections have the opportunity to do so. For the recent European Parliamentary elections that included making sure relevant citizens of the EU who are resident in the UK and registered to vote in local elections were made aware they needed to complete a voter registration and declaration form (commonly referred to as a UC1 or EC6 form) in order to enable them to vote.</p><p> </p><p>On 5 April, the Electoral Commission published guidance for local returning officers and EROs on the upcoming European parliamentary elections. This guidance reminded EROs to prepare and issue UC1 forms to EU citizens on the electoral register. It also encouraged EROs to agree plans and timings for postal vote despatch, including plans on how to prioritise the despatch of overseas votes. Overseas voters include UK eligible citizens living in the EU.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department made of the capacity of local authorities to ensure EU citizens living in the UK were able to vote in the UK at the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 260096 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Registration for elections is a matter for Electoral Registration Officers (EROs). The<br>Electoral Commission provides guidance and advice to EROs and is responsible for<br>monitoring their performance.</p><p>The Electoral Commission supported EROs in the discharge of this function. It issued guidance on<br>the 4th April which recommended that EROs should identify EU citizens who are on the local<br>government register and send them a declaration form and supporting information explaining how<br>they can declare their intent to vote in these elections in the UK should they wish to.</p><p>The Government worked with local authority elections staff<br>including EROs and Returning Officers and with the Electoral Commission and other<br>agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the<br>Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake remove filter