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star this property date less than 2019-05-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Dogs: Animal Welfare 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 Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of New Clause 23 to the Agriculture Bill which proposes a penalty for eating dogs of imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months or a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Herefordshire more like this
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Bill Wiggin more like this
star this property uin 255659 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The consumption of dog meat, animal welfare and amendments to the Agriculture Bill are matters for the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The Secretary of State for Justice has not therefore discussed these issues with the Foreign Secretary.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice is responsible for general criminal law issues and has frequent discussions on these matters with other Government departments, including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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255287 more like this
255660 more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:54:26.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:54:26.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Wiggin more like this
1127288
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Dogs: Animal Welfare more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions he has had with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the effect of legislative proposals to prohibit the human consumption of dog meat in (a) the UK and (b) abroad. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Herefordshire more like this
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Bill Wiggin more like this
star this property uin 255660 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The consumption of dog meat, animal welfare and amendments to the Agriculture Bill are matters for the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The Secretary of State for Justice has not therefore discussed these issues with the Foreign Secretary.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice is responsible for general criminal law issues and has frequent discussions on these matters with other Government departments, including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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255287 more like this
255659 more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:54:26.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:54:26.127Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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1428
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Wiggin more like this
1127477
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star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Brexit more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many officials in his Department have been seconded away from their normal duties to work on the UK's withdrawal from the EU; and what effect that secondment of staff has had on the effectiveness of his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tottenham more like this
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Mr David Lammy more like this
star this property uin 256195 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>Departments continually review workforce plans, reprioritise and assess changing needs, which includes identification and cessation of non-priority work where appropriate. We have accelerated our plans, and at the same time, the Civil Service as a whole is working to ensure that EU Exit Implementation is carried out to high quality without impacting public service delivery across the whole of government.</p><p> </p><p>39 Ministry of Justice staff were seconded to work in other departments from December 2018 as part of the no-deal preparations co-ordinated by Cabinet Office. 34 staff have since returned, with extensions agreed for the remaining 5 staff.</p><p> </p><p>Between January and April 2019, 62 Ministry of Justice staff volunteered to work in the MoJ Departmental Operations Centre (DOC) to assist with no deal preparations. These volunteers worked a small number of shifts in the DOC and were chosen from different teams across the department to minimise any disruption to business as usual work.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T11:29:21.75Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T11:29:21.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Lammy more like this
1127551
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Cremation Act 1902 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 Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to make an assessment of the effectiveness of the provisions in the Cremation Act 1902; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 256272 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice is defending an application for permission in judicial review by the owners of a proposed crematorium, challenging our decision not to appoint a medical referee to the crematorium while it remains in breach of the provisions of section 5 of the Cremation Act 1902. It would be inappropriate for Ministers to comment on issues relating to this matter during the course of litigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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256273 more like this
256274 more like this
256275 more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.033Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1127552
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Cremation Act 1902 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment he has made of the merits of the Cremation Act (1902). more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 256273 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice is defending an application for permission in judicial review by the owners of a proposed crematorium, challenging our decision not to appoint a medical referee to the crematorium while it remains in breach of the provisions of section 5 of the Cremation Act 1902. It would be inappropriate for Ministers to comment on issues relating to this matter during the course of litigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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256272 more like this
256274 more like this
256275 more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.097Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1127553
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Cremation: Planning Permission 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 Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment he has made of whether crematoriums are being constructed (a) less than two hundred yards from a dwelling house, (b) within fifty yards of a public highway and (c) in the consecrated part of a local authority burial ground. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 256274 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice is defending an application for permission in judicial review by the owners of a proposed crematorium, challenging our decision not to appoint a medical referee to the crematorium while it remains in breach of the provisions of section 5 of the Cremation Act 1902. It would be inappropriate for Ministers to comment on issues relating to this matter during the course of litigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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256272 more like this
256273 more like this
256275 more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.127Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
unstar this property tabling member
3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1127554
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Cremation: Planning Permission 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 times Section 5 of the Cremation Act (1902) has been invoked to reject a planning application in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 256275 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice is defending an application for permission in judicial review by the owners of a proposed crematorium, challenging our decision not to appoint a medical referee to the crematorium while it remains in breach of the provisions of section 5 of the Cremation Act 1902. It would be inappropriate for Ministers to comment on issues relating to this matter during the course of litigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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256272 more like this
256273 more like this
256274 more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T16:11:13.177Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1127309
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star this property date less than 2019-05-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Insurance Companies: Civil Proceedings 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 steps he is taking to ensure that greater numbers of insurance cases are resolved before they reach court proceedings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Orpington more like this
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Joseph Johnson more like this
star this property uin 255671 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>The vast majority of claims against insurers in the civil justice system settle before court proceedings stage, as reflected in the statistics published by the Compensation Recovery Unit.</p><p> </p><p>Settlements are a matter for the parties to an individual dispute to reach agreement on, but the Government seeks to promote pre-court settlement – for example by the development of pre-action protocols.</p><p> </p><p>In terms of road traffic accident related personal injury claims under £5,000, the Government is introducing a new IT Platform, in April 2020, which will enable such claimants to communicate effectively with the at-fault insurer to efficiently progress and settle their claim during the pre-action stage without the need for court proceedings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T16:14:52.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T16:14:52.87Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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4039
unstar this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
1127310
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star this property date less than 2019-05-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Personal Injury: Compensation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to establish an ombudsman with legal powers to enforce decisions on third party personal injury claims before court proceedings are initiated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Orpington more like this
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Joseph Johnson more like this
star this property uin 255672 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to bring forward such proposals.</p><p>It is for parties to personal injury claims to resolve their differences in the first instance, making use of pre-action protocols which put in place procedures designed to encourage earlier resolution of disputes.</p><p> </p><p>Currently there is a portal for lower value road traffic accident (RTA), public liability and employer liability claims which assists in achieving settlement of disputes. In addition, the Government is introducing a new IT Platform, in April 2020, which will enable RTA claimants to communicate effectively with the at-fault insurer to progress and settle their claim during the pre-action stage.</p><p> </p><p>Where disputes cannot be resolved by these means, the claimant has the option to pursue court proceedings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T16:19:27.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T16:19:27.19Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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4039
unstar this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
1127550
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star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Birmingham Prison: G4S 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 changes he has implemented at HMP Birmingham following the cancellation of the G4S contract at that site. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 256271 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) exercised its right under the contract with G4S to ‘step-in’ in August 2018 and took over the running of HMP Birmingham. The ‘step-in’ meant that HMPPS could provide additional resources and support to directly address the areas of failure identified. The additional cost of the ‘step-in’ action, including additional HMPPS staff has been recovered from G4S in accordance with the terms of the contract.</p><p> </p><p>There has been good progress since the ‘step-in’ however, the department and G4S have mutually agreed to formally return the prison to HMPPS in July 2019. G4S staff at Birmingham will transfer to HMPPS contracts on 1 July and they are being supported through the transition.</p><p>This change will continue to drive the long-term improvements that are required at the prison.</p><p> </p><p>We have made no changes since G4S remain contractually responsible for the prison until 1st of July 2019.</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 2019-05-29T16:17:27.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-29T16:17:27.707Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this