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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-19more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Terrorism: Internet more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to implement the provisions of the draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hodge Hill more like this
tabling member printed
Liam Byrne more like this
uin 192780 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-21more like thismore than 2018-12-21
answer text <p>The UK continues to lead international efforts to prevent terrorist use of the internet. This includes working closely with the EU and other international partners to push industry to take a more proactive approach to detecting and removing terrorist content from their platforms, including by legislative means.</p><p>On 12 September, the European Commission announced a regulation to tackle terrorist content online. The UK has worked with the Commission and other Member States to ensure the proposed Regulation is ambitious and has meaningful impact on the problem.</p><p>If agreed, the Regulation would have direct effect in domestic law and as such, we do not consider that any changes to domestic law would be necessary. This would be dependent on the outcome of EU Exit negotiations.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-21T17:35:22.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-21T17:35:22.063Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
1171
label Biography information for Liam Byrne more like this
1010315
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-19more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Action Fraud more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information his Department holds on the number of people who attempted to make reports of fraud to Action Fraud over the latest 12-month period for which data is available; of those who attempted to make such reports how many were successful over that period; how much enforcement activity was undertaken as a result of those reports; by which police authorities such action was undertaken; how many telephone calls were made to Action Fraud over that period; and, of those calls, how many were answered by Action Fraud. more like this
tabling member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
tabling member printed
Andrew Selous more like this
uin 192788 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
answer text <p>Action Fraud provide online and telephone based services which enable the reporting of both fraud and cyber dependent crime.</p><p>Between October 2017 and September 2018 the service received 505,497 calls.</p><p>Of these callers, 314,668 callers spoke to a member of staff. The 190,829 callers that did not speak to a member of staff will include callers that chose to use the online service or callers who waited but did not receive an answer.</p><p>505,587 reports were made in this period, by phone or online, of which 318,629 were classified as crimes as set out in the Home Office Counting Rules. In the same period 57,181 crimes were disseminated for enforcement, by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB), which analyses reports of crime made via Action Fraud. The NFIB disseminated a further 20,075 reports in this period either as intelligence or as a result of concern for the victim, this is in addition to victim based referrals made by contact centre staff direct to their local police force.</p><p>Force breakdown for outcomes are also available at this webpage <br><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/crime-outcomes-in-england-and-wales-2017-to-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/crime-outcomes-in-england-and-wales-2017-to-2018</a></p>
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-27T17:29:47.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T17:29:47.927Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
1453
label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
1010393
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-19more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Radicalism: Criminal Investigation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of people investigated under Prevent for (a) Islamic extremism and (b) far-right extremism in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Stevens more like this
uin 192932 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
answer text <p>No investigations are carried out under the Prevent strand of CONTEST, the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy. Prevent exists instead to safeguard people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.</p><p>Figures for those who have been referred to Prevent and subsequently supported under the Channel programme have been published by the Home Office and are available on the <a href="http://Gov.uk" target="_blank">Gov.uk</a> website at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/individuals-referred-to-and-supported-through-the-prevent-programme-april-2016-to-march-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/individuals-referred-to-and-supported-through-the-prevent-programme-april-2016-to-march-2017</a>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-23T12:36:24.983Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T12:36:24.983Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
4425
label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1012431
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Home Office: Written Questions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason his Department has not answered Question 181236 on Armed Conflict: Capital Punishment, asked on 18 October 2018. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
tabling member printed
Caroline Lucas more like this
uin 194671 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The reponse for UIN 181326 was given on the 14th February 2019.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T16:59:51.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T16:59:51.913Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
3930
label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1013113
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Money Laundering: Criminal Investigation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many investigations into high-end money laundering have been opened by the National Crime Agency in each year since 2014. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
tabling member printed
Catherine McKinnell more like this
uin 195061 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
answer text <p><br>The number of new investigations launched by the National Crime Agency into high end money laundering by financial year since 2014 are as follows:</p><p><br>• 2014/15 – 2 new</p><p>• 2015/16 – 5 new</p><p>• 2016/17 – 8 new</p><p>• 2017/18 – 20 ne</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-29T16:07:27.52Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T16:07:27.52Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
4125
label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
1013114
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Money Laundering: Criminal Investigation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the investigations into high-end money laundering opened by the National Crime Agency have resulted in charging decisions since 2014. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
tabling member printed
Catherine McKinnell more like this
uin 195062 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
answer text <p>The number of investigations into high end money laundering opened by the National Crime Agency which have resulted in charging decisions since 2014 are as follows:</p><p>• 2014/15 – 34</p><p>• 2015/16 – 17</p><p>• 2016/17 – 8</p><p>• 2018/19 – 10</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-29T10:19:12.323Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T10:19:12.323Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
4125
label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
1015005
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Gangs: Crime more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to tackle Albanian crime gangs in the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
tabling member printed
Jim Shannon more like this
uin 195592 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
answer text <p>There are at least 4,600 Organised Crime Groups operating in the UK. A small proportion are foreign national groups, such as those with connections to Albania and the Western Balkans. In its National Strategic Assessment, published in May 2018, the NCA assessed that Organised Crime Groups with links to the Western Balkans dominate the wholesale cocaine market in the UK.</p><p>The Government’s response to the threat posed by these groups is set out in the Serious and Organised Crime Strategy launched in November 2018.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-05T16:52:26.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T16:52:26.947Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
4131
label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1015019
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Offences against Children: Internet more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to monitor the effectiveness of the National Crime Agency’s Thinkuknow education programme in protecting children from online abuse. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 195489 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
answer text <p>The National Crime Agency’s Thinkuknow education programme endeavours to help children and young people identify the risks they may face online, build resilience against the threat of child sexual abuse and exploitation and know where to seek further support, including where appropriate, reporting directly to the NCA.</p><p>The NCA’s performance is monitored quarterly through the NCA’s internal governance structure and overseen by the NCA Board. It is then reported directly to the Home Secretary. This performance reporting includes information on ThinkuKnow.</p><p>There was an external evaluation of ThinkuKnow in 2009. CEOP took on board the recommendations, and the NCA continues to develop its education tools and resources in conjunction with young people, as well as its Ambassador network.</p><p>Following the implementation of new ThinkuKnow resources for eight to ten year olds in November 2016, new resources for four to seven year olds will be launched in January 2019. These have been designed in line with best practice agreed with the PSHE association and have been developed following consultation with over 2000 parents, carers and professionals, and 25 sessions in 12 schools.</p>
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-29T16:27:56.41Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T16:27:56.41Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1015062
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Animal Experiments: Animal Breeding more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the statement in the document entitled Additional Statistics on Breeding and Genotyping of Animals for Scientific Procedures, Great Britain 2017, published on 8 November 2018, that 1.81 million non–genetically altered animals were bred for but not used in regulated procedures, if the Government will bring forward plans to achieve a significant reduction in such breeding. more like this
tabling member constituency Bristol East more like this
tabling member printed
Kerry McCarthy more like this
uin 195537 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-30more like thismore than 2018-11-30
answer text <p>The Home Office will publish a framework for the efficient breeding of animals shortly. The framework has been piloted and used for at least the last year by both the Home Office Inspectorate and scientific establishments to drive best practice for efficient breeding. The framework is <br>focussed on the efficient breeding of genetically altered animals, yet also applies to non genetically altered animals.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-30T12:55:25.747Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-30T12:55:25.747Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
1491
label Biography information for Kerry McCarthy more like this
1015150
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Drug Seizures: Testing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 23 October and 22 November 2018 to Questions 179178 and 191899 on Cannabis: Misuse, whether the National Crime Agency (a) does not routinely test the strength of street cannabis or (b) monitors the strengths of all illicit drugs seized by the police. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
tabling member printed
Caroline Lucas more like this
uin 195568 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
answer text <p>In response to the two questions regarding drug strength, I can confirm that:</p><p>(a) the testing and analysis of seized drugs is carried out by forensic service providers and not the National Crime Agency (NCA).</p><p>(b) the National Crime Agency (NCA) does monitor the purity levels and adulteration patterns of certain illegal drugs seized and submitted for forensic analysis in England and Wales, however this does not currently or routinely include the monitoring of cannabis seizures. The NCA provides purity data for other illicit drugs to Focal Point UK who publish this data in their annual report. Relevant information for 2017 can be found in Tables 7.3 and 7.4 of t<a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/713101/Focal_Point_Annual_Report.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/713101/Focal_Point_Annual_Report.pdf</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-05T16:55:33.8Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T16:55:33.8Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
3930
label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this