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Ministry of Justice more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Prison Sentences more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of people convicted in each of the last twelve years who previously had (a) no, (b) between one and four, (c) between five and nine, (d) between 10 and 15, (e) between 16 and 25, (f) between 26 and 50, (g) between 51 and 75, (h) between 76 and 100 and (i) 101 or more convictions received (i) an immediate custodial sentence, (ii) a suspended sentence and (iii) a community sentence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harborough more like this
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Neil O'Brien more like this
star this property uin 255398 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>Data on the percentage of occasions on which an offender was convicted with a specified number of previous convictions and received a specified sentence, covering the period 2006 – 2018, can be viewed in the attached table.</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 2019-05-24T12:34:07.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:34:07.333Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ255398 Response Table.xlsx more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Neil O'Brien more like this
1127132
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star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Prisons: Ministers of Religion more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) prisoners and (b) chaplains employed within prisons there are of each religion or belief. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Reigate more like this
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Crispin Blunt more like this
star this property uin 255249 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The Prison Act 1952 enshrines in law the statutory duties of a prison chaplain. These tasks, which must be undertaken daily, are incorporated into Prison Rules and Young Offender Rules. They are explained in detail in Prison Service Instruction 05/2016 Faith and Pastoral Care for Prisoners.</p><p>We recognise and respect the right of prisoners to register and practice their faith while serving their prison sentence. Chaplaincy plays a critical and unique role in the work of prisons and life of prisoners. It provides not only faith advice but pastoral care in support of HM Prison and Probation Service’s commitments to decency, safety and rehabilitation.</p><p>A breakdown of prisoner population by religion is provided in the quarterly Offender Management statistics publication on GOV.UK. The latest publication can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2018</a>. The relevant extract of those statistics is provided in the following table:</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="7"><p><strong><em>Table 1.5: Prison population by religion and sex</em></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="7"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>31-Mar-18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>30-Jun-18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>30-Sep-18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>31-Dec-18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>31-Mar-19</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Percentage change March 2018 to 2019</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Males and Females</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>83,263</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>82,773</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>83,005</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>82,236</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>82,634</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>-1%</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Christian</p></td><td><p>39,839</p></td><td><p>39,541</p></td><td><p>39,784</p></td><td><p>39,293</p></td><td><p>39,515</p></td><td><p>-1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><em>Anglican</em></p></td><td><p><em>13,971</em></p></td><td><p><em>13,808</em></p></td><td><p><em>13,755</em></p></td><td><p><em>13,496</em></p></td><td><p><em>13,480</em></p></td><td><p><em>-4%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><em>Free Church</em></p></td><td><p><em>776</em></p></td><td><p><em>764</em></p></td><td><p><em>782</em></p></td><td><p><em>758</em></p></td><td><p><em>737</em></p></td><td><p><em>-5%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><em>Roman Catholic</em></p></td><td><p><em>14,334</em></p></td><td><p><em>14,277</em></p></td><td><p><em>14,246</em></p></td><td><p><em>14,094</em></p></td><td><p><em>14,160</em></p></td><td><p><em>-1%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><em>Other Christian</em></p></td><td><p><em>10,758</em></p></td><td><p><em>10,692</em></p></td><td><p><em>11,001</em></p></td><td><p><em>10,945</em></p></td><td><p><em>11,138</em></p></td><td><p><em> 4%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Muslim</p></td><td><p>12,847</p></td><td><p>12,894</p></td><td><p>12,868</p></td><td><p>12,894</p></td><td><p>13,008</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hindu</p></td><td><p>379</p></td><td><p>354</p></td><td><p>350</p></td><td><p>361</p></td><td><p>343</p></td><td><p>-9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sikh</p></td><td><p>625</p></td><td><p>632</p></td><td><p>634</p></td><td><p>638</p></td><td><p>611</p></td><td><p>-2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Buddhist</p></td><td><p>1,517</p></td><td><p>1,518</p></td><td><p>1,569</p></td><td><p>1,575</p></td><td><p>1,619</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jewish</p></td><td><p>480</p></td><td><p>488</p></td><td><p>477</p></td><td><p>482</p></td><td><p>477</p></td><td><p>-1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other religious group</p></td><td><p>1,724</p></td><td><p>1,777</p></td><td><p>1,782</p></td><td><p>1,838</p></td><td><p>1,876</p></td><td><p>9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Non recognised</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>**</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>No religion</p></td><td><p>25,711</p></td><td><p>25,393</p></td><td><p>25,413</p></td><td><p>25,053</p></td><td><p>25,034</p></td><td><p>-3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Not recorded</p></td><td><p>131</p></td><td><p>165</p></td><td><p>116</p></td><td><p>96</p></td><td><p>144</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Chaplains may work on a full-time, part-time, sessional or voluntary basis. A breakdown of Chaplains in employed in prisons and by faith, is provided below.</p><p><strong>Number of chaplains (headcount) employed by HM Prison and Probation Service<sup>1</sup>, as at 31 March 2019.</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Prison Service establishments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Religion</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of chaplains</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Christian</p></td><td><p>242</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Muslim</p></td><td><p>118</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Sikh</p></td><td><p>12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Hindu</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Unknown<strong><sup>2</sup></strong></p></td><td><p>99</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>474</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Notes to Table</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3" rowspan="3"><p><ol><li>A substantial amount of Chaplaincy services within the public sector Prison Service are provided by non-employed staff on a sessional basis, which are not included in the figures presented in this table. Chaplains fill roles in bands 5 and 7 or above under the Fair and Sustainable structures.</li><li>These are mostly managing Chaplains where the religion of the post is not specified.</li><li>Only includes chaplains working in prisons and therefore will not match published data which includes Chaplains who work in other areas of HMPPS, such as at Headquarters.</li></ol></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3" rowspan="3"><p>Information on the private estate is not held centrally. The total number of chaplain staff since 2010 can be found in the HMPPS Workforce Statistics Bulletin. The latest publication on the number of Chaplains can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-march-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-march-2019</a> Information on the religious affiliation of chaplains is not published.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
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 2019-05-24T12:37:29.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:37:29.683Z
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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 Crispin Blunt more like this
1127208
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star this property date less than 2019-05-16more 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
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unstar this property hansard heading Dogs: Meat more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the Foreign Secretary on the potential effect of banning the consumption of dog meat in the UK on animal welfare 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 255287 more like this
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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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255659 more like this
255660 more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:54:26.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:54:26.047Z
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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
1127287
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-17
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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 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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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
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-17
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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 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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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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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
1127309
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-17
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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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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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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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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
1127310
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-17
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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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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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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this