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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the proportion of calls made to the NSPCC reporting female genital mutilation cases that have been passed on to the police. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>[holding answer 18 March 2014]</p><p>The NSPCC's FGM helpline received 174 contacts between its launch in June 2013 and 28 February 2014. Of this number, 75 have been referred on to the relevant police force. There were 35 contacts from professionals seeking advice on the correct procedures to follow in regard to a child at risk of FGM. The other 64 contacts were more general enquiries relating to FGM.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Lewes more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Baker more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Baker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
43131
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which responsibilities for tackling animal welfare crimes are managed by (a) her Department and (b) non-governmental organisations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Derby North more like this
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Chris Williamson more like this
star this property uin 191996 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is the lead Government department for policy and legislation in relation to animal welfare, including offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. The police and local authorities have powers to enforce that Act, but any person or organisation (such as the RSPCA) can initiate criminal proceedings under it.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to the Government's funding for individual police forces to tackle all types of crime, including wildlife crime, the Home Office and DEFRA both contribute funding to support the work of the National Wildlife Crime Unit, the national police unit dedicated to tackling wildlife crime. And where wildlife crimes are sufficiently serious, organised or complex, the National Crime Agency will ensure that partners across the law enforcement community benefit from its coordination, tasking and intelligence arrangements, as well as being able to access its specialist capabilities. Furthermore, the Home Office plays a key role in the Government's efforts to tackle the illegal wildlife trade, which is a serious transnational criminal industry worth billions of pounds each year. I was therefore pleased that, at the recent London Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference which I attended, world leaders from over forty countries made a commitment to eradicate the trade.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office also regulates the use of living animals in scientific procedures in England, Scotland and Wales under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Lewes more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Baker more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Baker more like this
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3976
star this property label Biography information for Chris Williamson more like this
41913
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star this property date less than 2014-03-06more like thismore than 2014-03-06
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Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what funding her Department provided for staff to carry out trade union activities in each of the last three years; and how many days staff spent on those activities in those years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
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Alun Cairns more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
star this property answer text <p>[holding answer 20 March 2014]</p><p>The Department did not provide specific funding for staff to carry out trade union activities in 2011, 2012 or 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the amount of paid time spent on trade union activities by staff who are union representatives has only been centrally recorded since November 2012. Between November 2012 and September 2013 our central records show that 1,345 paid days were spent by union representatives on such activities. These central records are based on returns submitted by union representatives to account for the time they have spent on their union roles. Information on the amount of paid time spent on trade union activities prior to November 2012 could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Since October 2013 the Department has not permitted members of staff elected as union representatives to be granted paid facility time for any trade union activities and in future will only grant paid facility time for such activities in exceptional circumstances and with approval from the Secretary of State. In line with our legal obligations members of staff elected as union representatives are able to request time away from their work to undertake trade union activities but any time off granted for this purpose will be unpaid.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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less than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
42248
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) men and (b) women who are victims of human trafficking are nationals of non-EEA countries have received return and reintegration assistance through the Assisted Voluntary Returns for Irregular Migrants programme since April 2011; and how much was so made available to those trafficked from (i) inside and (ii) outside the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 191303 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>16 victims of trafficking (1 male, 15 female) have received financial <br>assistance under the programme since April 2011.<br><br>While the Assisted Voluntary Return for Irregular Migrants (AVRIM) programme <br>does not normally include financial assistance, a discretionary sum of up to <br>£1000 is provided for specified vulnerable cases, and this includes victims of <br>trafficking. Assisted Voluntary Return is only available to non-EEA nationals <br>and the support is not dependent upon whether the individual has arrived from <br>inside or outside the EU.<br><br>The figures provided are sourced from a Home Office management information <br>system which is not quality assured under National Statistics protocols and is <br>subject to change due to internal data quality checking. Figures provided from <br>this source do not constitute part of National Statistics and should be treated <br>as provisional.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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less than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
42252
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with how many victims of human trafficking the government victims care contract specialist support providers are now working; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 191306 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The number of victims of human trafficking the Government victim-care contract <br>specialist support providers are currently working with is as follows:<br><br>Currently Supported in Service <br>Female 219<br>Male 78<br>Total 297</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
42253
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many survivors of human trafficking who have been placed in shelters funded by the Government through the Salvation Army received support from the government victim care contract specialist support providers to develop a move-on strategy in (a) 2012 and (b) 2013; how many of these victims were (i) men and (ii) women; how many (A) men and (B) women are still receiving such support; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 191305 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Support to develop a move-on strategy is offered to all victims supported under <br>the Government victim-care contract. The number of victims who have received <br>Government-funded support are given below.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year of Entry to Service</p></td><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>Trans-gender</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>387</p></td><td><p>270</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>659</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>246</p></td><td><p>163</p></td><td> </td><td><p>409</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>633</p></td><td><p>433</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>1068</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Of the above, the numbers still receiving such support, by calendar year of <br>entry and gender:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year of Entry to Service</p></td><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>96</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>119</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>96</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>120</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><br><br></p><p> </p><p><br><br></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-11more like thismore than 2014-02-11
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people deported by the Border Agency since May 2010 have subsequently been convicted of a criminal offence in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>This information is not held centrally and would only be available at <br>disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
38302
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star this property date less than 2014-02-11more like thismore than 2014-02-11
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to investigate the English language test results of students who completed English language tests organised by ETS in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Home Office has suspended acceptance of all ETS tests taken and used in the <br>UK whist the scope of the issue is ascertained and to determine the number of people who <br>have taken a test and been involved in fraud. We have specialist teams in place <br>to undertake this analysis. <br><br>We are looking at all current and past applications. Anyone who is found to <br>have used or is currently trying to use evidence that they obtained dishonestly <br>can expect to have their leave curtailed and be removed from the UK or have any <br>outstanding application refused and leave the UK. We will also seek criminal <br>prosecution where appropriate and use all of the measures that we have <br>available. <br><br>Our reforms have curbed abuse by closing bogus colleges, making the application <br>process more rigorous and imposing more rules on colleges to improve course <br>quality. However, as the recent BBC Panorama programme highlighted, much more <br>needs to be done. <br>The Government will take all necessary steps, but our approach also requires <br>the education sector, particularly private or further education colleges and <br>those providing secure English language testing, to take on their <br>responsibility to tackle abuse.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-21more like thismore than 2014-02-21
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people in prison in the latest period for which data is available served a time longer than their full sentence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
star this property answer text <p>[holding answer 26 February 2014]</p><p>For the for week commencing 24 February 2014, there were 821 immigration detainees in prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that the data includes a small number of individuals who have never served a custodial sentence. These individuals present specific risk factors that indicate they pose a serious risk of harm to the public or to the good order of an Immigration Removal Centre, including the safety of staff and other detainees, which cannot be managed within the regime applied in IRCs.</p><p> </p><p>To extract this small number of cases who have not served a custodial sentence would incur a disproportionate cost as this would involve looking at individual records.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-24more like thismore than 2014-02-24
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum cases were awaiting decision for travel documents on 1 February 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 189239 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>We are unable to provide figures specific to asylum cases awaiting travel <br>documents. This information is only held within paper case files, which would <br>mean this question could only be answered through a disproportionately <br>expensive manual case search.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this