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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 263790 on HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform, whether the academic research for evaluation of reform was made publicly available; and what plans he has for further research on that topic in the current financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 279404 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The following academic research for evaluation of reform is publicly available:</p><p> </p><p>Research on the Citizen User Experience: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research</a></p><p> </p><p>London School of Economics evaluation of video hearings in the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber):</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation</a></p><p> </p><p>We expect to publish the research on the Professional User Experience and on Social Security and Child Support appellants’ digital capability within the next six months.</p><p> </p><p>Flexible Operating Hours is an ongoing project and we anticipate that research will be published upon completion. On 19<sup>th</sup> July, the evaluation plan for the HMCTS flexible operating hours pilot was published and is available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary</a></p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to undertake an overarching evaluation of the courts and tribunals modernisation programme. This will take into account existing data and management information, and further qualitative and quantitative research which we are planning to commission for the evaluation. We are planning to begin commissioning for this research shortly. We are aiming to publish the interim report of our evaluation during the course of the reform programme in 2021, and we will publish a final evaluation report following completion of the programme.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 279442 more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.79Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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3924
star this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1140526
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Translation Services 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, pursuant to Answer of 15 July 2019 to Question 275723, what the total spend of his Department was on translation services (a) in the 2017-18 financial year and (b) since 1 April 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 279405 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>This question has been interpreted to mean costs for all language services, both translators, and interpreters provided in a court setting, and for printed materials available in HMCTS buildings.</p><p> </p><p>The spend by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service on courts translations services was as follows,</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Total Cost (£)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial year 2017-18</p></td><td><p>11,487,719.68</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial Year 2018-19</p></td><td><p>11,000,690.76</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2019 – 30 Jun 2019</p></td><td><p>3,670,157.83</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures do not include any expenditure related to central funds as these are not included in the accounts for HM Courts and Tribunals Service.</p><p> </p><p>Our most recent statistics show language service requests are at their highest since the new contract was introduced in 2016 the clear majority were fulfilled. It is vital that victims, witnesses and defendants understand what is happening in court to ensure justice is done, and we will always take steps to ensure a qualified interpreter is provided when needed.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
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less than 2019-08-02T14:17:37.583Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:17:37.583Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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3924
star this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1140527
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Translation Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant the Answer of 15 July 2019 to Question 275723 on Translation Services, how much funding was allocated to each provider of translation services in each financial year since 2010-11. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 279412 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>HMCTS do not allocate funding by supplier for any type of expenditure, so would not be able to provide details on how much was allocated for translation services by supplier.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
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less than 2019-08-02T14:48:03.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:48:03.273Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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3924
star this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1140547
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisoners 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 the prison population was in England and Wales in (a) 12 months to June 1997 and (b) 12 months to June 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 279432 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The table below sets out the prison population in England and Wales in the twelve months to June 1997 and in the twelve months to June 2010:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="6"><p><strong>Table 1: Month-end prison population (July 1996 - June 1997, and July 2009 - June 2010); England &amp; Wales</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>July 1996 - June 1997</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>July 2009 - June 2010</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July</p></td><td><p>56,141</p></td><td><p>83,962</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>August</p></td><td><p>55,537</p></td><td><p>84,180</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September</p></td><td><p>56,621</p></td><td><p>84,409</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October</p></td><td><p>57,764</p></td><td><p>84,622</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>November</p></td><td><p>58,126</p></td><td><p>84,647</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>December</p></td><td><p>56,351</p></td><td><p>84,231</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>January</p></td><td><p>57,560</p></td><td><p>83,378</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February</p></td><td><p>58,820</p></td><td><p>83,925</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March</p></td><td><p>59,161</p></td><td><p>85,184</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April</p></td><td><p>60,131</p></td><td><p>85,086</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May</p></td><td><p>60,335</p></td><td><p>85,018</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>June</p></td><td><p>61,467</p></td><td><p>85,002</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Average</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>58,168 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>84,470</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Data sources and quality</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="6" rowspan="2"><p>The figures in these tables have been drawn from administrative IT systems which, as with any large-scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Prison population statistics can be found by accessing the following link: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/750714/population-2018.ods" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/750714/population-2018.ods</a></p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) publishes monthly individual prison population and capacity information through the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-population-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-population-statistics</a></p><p>We keep the prison population and capacity under careful review to ensure that there is always sufficient capacity for offenders sent by the courts.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
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less than 2019-08-02T13:59:03.17Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T13:59:03.17Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1140561
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform 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, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 263790 on HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform, whether the (a) content of and (b) responses to the Social Security and Child Support digital capability survey will be made publicly available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 279442 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The following academic research for evaluation of reform is publicly available:</p><p> </p><p>Research on the Citizen User Experience: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research</a></p><p> </p><p>London School of Economics evaluation of video hearings in the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber):</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation</a></p><p> </p><p>We expect to publish the research on the Professional User Experience and on Social Security and Child Support appellants’ digital capability within the next six months.</p><p> </p><p>Flexible Operating Hours is an ongoing project and we anticipate that research will be published upon completion. On 19<sup>th</sup> July, the evaluation plan for the HMCTS flexible operating hours pilot was published and is available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary</a></p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to undertake an overarching evaluation of the courts and tribunals modernisation programme. This will take into account existing data and management information, and further qualitative and quantitative research which we are planning to commission for the evaluation. We are planning to begin commissioning for this research shortly. We are aiming to publish the interim report of our evaluation during the course of the reform programme in 2021, and we will publish a final evaluation report following completion of the programme.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 279404 more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.85Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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3924
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1140581
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Credit Unions 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, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2019 to Question 271348, for what reasons his Department does not offer a payroll deduction service to enable employees to join a credit union; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 279370 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-29more like thismore than 2019-07-29
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice does not have the facility to allow staff to join a credit union through payroll deductions. Staff can still make arrangements to contribute to a credit union via direct debit.</p><p> </p><p>Although the Ministry does not currently offer such facility, we continue to explore options to support staff with financial wellbeing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
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less than 2019-07-29T14:46:41.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-29T14:46:41.437Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1140590
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Appeals more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of benefit appeals to HM Courts and Tribunal Service made against Department of Work and Pensions decisions were overturned on appeal in (a) Wales and (b) Newport East constituency in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 279393 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Information about the volumes, outcomes, and timeliness of appeals in the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) (SSCS) is published at:</p><p>www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics</p><p> </p><p>SSCS appeals are listed into the hearing venue nearest to the appellant’s home address. The published data (which can be viewed at the link above) provide information about the outcomes of appeals for hearing venues covering (a) Wales and (b) the Newport East constituency for January – March 2019, the latest period for which data are available.</p><p> </p><p>Decisions on benefit entitlement can be overturned on appeal for a variety of reasons. For instance, further evidence, including evidence in the form of oral testimony, may be provided at the hearing. Her Majesty’s Courts &amp; Tribunals Service cannot comment on decisions made by independent tribunal judiciary.</p><p> </p><p>Latest figures (to March 2019) indicate that since Personal Independence Payment was introduced, 4.1 million decisions have been made, and of these, 10% have been appealed and 5% have been overturned at Tribunals. For Employment and Support Allowance (post Work Capability Assessment) to December 2018, 4.1m decisions have been made and of these 8% have been appealed and 4% have been overturned.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
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less than 2019-08-02T14:25:05.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:25:05.443Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this