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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 remove filter
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Sentencing more like this
house id 1 more like this
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will extend the unduly lenient sentence scheme to cover (a) all serious crime cases and (b) cases tried at magistrates' courts. more like this
tabling member constituency North East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
uin 286310 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
answer text <p>The ULS scheme remains an important avenue for victims, family members and the public to ensure justice is delivered in the most serious cases.</p><p> </p><p>Since its inception in 1989, the ULS scheme has been extended to include additional offences, including some sexual offences, and offences involving child cruelty and modern slavery. In 2017 the Government re-committed in our manifesto to look at further extension and, as a result, the scheme was extended in 2017, and again in 2018, to include a number of terror-related offences.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to look carefully at the ambit of the scheme.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Torridge and West Devon more like this
answering member printed Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
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label Biography information for Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this