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1141637
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Offending Teams: Mental Health 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will take steps to ensure a child psychologist is in place in every youth offending team. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 281624 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Local Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) are multi-agency partnerships (which include health services) and they determine which services are needed to address the needs of the children who offend in their area. As of June 2017, there were 127 full time equivalent posts for seconded mental health practitioners working in YOTs in England and Wales. This included 59.7 part time and 68 full time posts.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in England, are expected to work with NHS England and local partners across the NHS, public health, children and adult social care, youth justice and the education sectors, to jointly develop and take forward local plans to improve children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing, including children going through the youth justice system. In Wales, Local Health Boards (LHBs) are responsible for planning and delivering medical services, and aim to integrate specialist, secondary, community and primary care and health improvements. Even where there is no child psychologist or mental health professional embedded within the youth offending team, areas should have provision for children to access appropriate mental health support.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:59:26.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:59:26.497Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1141813
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Tackling Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System: October 2018 Update, how many FTE employees work within the dedicated team in his Department coordinating work on ethnic and racial disparity in the criminal justice system. 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 281810 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>Currently, there are five employees equating to 4.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) working within the Ministry of Justice team dedicated to coordinating work on ethnic and racial disparity in the criminal justice system (MoJ’s CJS Race Disparity Team).</p><p> </p><p>When first established in September 2017 the team had 1.5 FTE staff. This increased to 3.5 FTE by January 2018, coinciding with the establishment of the Race and Ethnicity Board (which oversees the implementation of the Lammy Review recommendations and work on tackling race disparity).</p><p> </p><p>The team does not have any dedicated budget (beyond for staffing costs), since work is resourced separately by the various business areas of Ministry of Justice and partner organisations responsible for actions to address racial disparities. Staff costs have been met within existing MOJ budgets.</p><p> </p><p>Beyond this team, it is the responsibility of all policy and operational areas to consider equalities in their work. There are other teams beyond the team asked about which have a focus on tackling racial disparity, including a dedicated youth justice disproportionality team and HM Prison and Probation Service’s equalities team.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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281811 more like this
281812 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T15:22:45.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T15:22:45.357Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1141815
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Tackling Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System: October 2018 Update report, what the total spend has been on the dedicated team in his Department coordinating work on ethnic and racial disparity in the criminal justice system. 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 281811 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>Currently, there are five employees equating to 4.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) working within the Ministry of Justice team dedicated to coordinating work on ethnic and racial disparity in the criminal justice system (MoJ’s CJS Race Disparity Team).</p><p> </p><p>When first established in September 2017 the team had 1.5 FTE staff. This increased to 3.5 FTE by January 2018, coinciding with the establishment of the Race and Ethnicity Board (which oversees the implementation of the Lammy Review recommendations and work on tackling race disparity).</p><p> </p><p>The team does not have any dedicated budget (beyond for staffing costs), since work is resourced separately by the various business areas of Ministry of Justice and partner organisations responsible for actions to address racial disparities. Staff costs have been met within existing MOJ budgets.</p><p> </p><p>Beyond this team, it is the responsibility of all policy and operational areas to consider equalities in their work. There are other teams beyond the team asked about which have a focus on tackling racial disparity, including a dedicated youth justice disproportionality team and HM Prison and Probation Service’s equalities team.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
281810 more like this
281812 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T15:22:45.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T15:22:45.41Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1141817
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Tackling Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System: October 2018 Update, how many full-time equivalent employees worked within the dedicated team in the Department co-ordinating work on ethnic and racial disparity in the criminal justice system when it was first set up. 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 281812 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>Currently, there are five employees equating to 4.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) working within the Ministry of Justice team dedicated to coordinating work on ethnic and racial disparity in the criminal justice system (MoJ’s CJS Race Disparity Team).</p><p> </p><p>When first established in September 2017 the team had 1.5 FTE staff. This increased to 3.5 FTE by January 2018, coinciding with the establishment of the Race and Ethnicity Board (which oversees the implementation of the Lammy Review recommendations and work on tackling race disparity).</p><p> </p><p>The team does not have any dedicated budget (beyond for staffing costs), since work is resourced separately by the various business areas of Ministry of Justice and partner organisations responsible for actions to address racial disparities. Staff costs have been met within existing MOJ budgets.</p><p> </p><p>Beyond this team, it is the responsibility of all policy and operational areas to consider equalities in their work. There are other teams beyond the team asked about which have a focus on tackling racial disparity, including a dedicated youth justice disproportionality team and HM Prison and Probation Service’s equalities team.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
281810 more like this
281811 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T15:22:45.457Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T15:22:45.457Z
star this property answering member
4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1141858
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Powers of Attorney: Registration 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the number of Lasting Powers of Attorneys which were registered with the Office of Public Guardian in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 281635 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>The below figures show the number of Powers of Attorney the Office of the Public Guardian has registered in each year since 2010. The figures are split into Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) (which could not be made after October 2007 but can still be registered) and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA). As of the end of March 2019 there are 3,847,008 POAs on the register of registered documents consisting of 159,356 EPAs and 3,687,652 LPAs.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>LPAs registered</p></td><td><p>EPAs registered</p></td><td><p>Total POAs registered</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-2011</p></td><td><p>151,629</p></td><td><p>18,752</p></td><td><p>170,381</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-2012</p></td><td><p>181,302</p></td><td><p>16,405</p></td><td><p>197,707</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-2013</p></td><td><p>229,852</p></td><td><p>16,783</p></td><td><p>246,635</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-2014</p></td><td><p>257,257</p></td><td><p>15,056</p></td><td><p>272,313</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-2015</p></td><td><p>390,952</p></td><td><p>14,012</p></td><td><p>404,964</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-2016</p></td><td><p>471,350</p></td><td><p>13,060</p></td><td><p>484,410</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-2017</p></td><td><p>632,696</p></td><td><p>11,786</p></td><td><p>644,482</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-2018</p></td><td><p>698,461</p></td><td><p>10,058</p></td><td><p>708,519</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-2019</p></td><td><p>739,650</p></td><td><p>9,432</p></td><td><p>749,092</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T14:42:19.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T14:42:19.617Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1142202
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Offending Teams: EEA Nationals 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many children that are EEA nationals receive services from youth offending teams. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 282337 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held by MoJ or the Youth Justice Board. Although local level Youth Offending Services have the ability to collect data on children’s nationality using their case management systems, it is unknown how many actually do record this information because the Youth Justice Board do not collate data on nationality centrally. This is done to reduce the data reporting burden on frontline services.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T16:21:53.75Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:21:53.75Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
star this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1142203
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Offenders: EEA Nationals more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Justice, what processes his Department has put in place to ensure that children that are EEA nationals who come into contact with the criminal justice system can be identified for the purposes of providing advice and support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 282338 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>Youth Offending Services (YOS) were established in the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, which introduced a statutory duty for all local authorities to establish a multi-agency team, with members from police, social services, probation and education, to deliver youth justice services. YOS have a statutory duty to:</p><ul><ul><li>provide appropriate adults for children detained or being interviewed at the police station and provide support for children on bail;</li><li>help young people and their families through court proceedings;</li><li>write pre-sentence reports for the courts advising on appropriate interventions;</li><li>supervise young people serving a community sentence;</li><li>stay in touch with a young person if they’re sentenced to custody; and</li><li>assist in the child’s resettlement post-custody.</li></ul></ul><p>All children who come into contact with the YOS (including EEA nationals) will have their individual circumstances and needs assessed and will receive interventions and support accordingly.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T16:25:18.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:25:18.73Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1142310
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme more like this
star this property house id 1 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, if he will make an assessment of the effect of (a) court closures and (b) the reduction of funding for legal aid on trends in the level of access to justice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hyndburn more like this
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Graham P Jones more like this
star this property uin 282305 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The closure of a court is subject to public consultation and a decision to close is not taken lightly. In every case, the Lord Chancellor will only agree to close a court when satisfied that effective access to justice can be maintained.</p><p> </p><p>Every person should have access to legal advice when they need it – that’s why the Legal Aid Agency keeps availability under constant review and takes urgent action whenever it has concerns. There are enough solicitors and barristers for criminal legal aid-funded cases across England and Wales and the Civil Legal Advice Telephone Service, offers legal services in a range of issues to those who need it.</p><p> </p><p>We are investing £5m in innovative new technologies to help people access legal support wherever they are in England and Wales.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T16:19:15.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T16:19:15.627Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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3999
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham P Jones more like this
1142738
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 15 July 2019 to Question 275723 on translation services, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the increase in expenditure between the 2015-16 and 2016-17 financial years. 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 284295 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>Spend on language services increased in October 2016 as a result of an intentional move by the Ministry of Justice to increase the quality of the services. A new set of contracts commenced in 2016 which included various improvements based on independent recommendations made about the previous contract. These changes included a more robust performance management regime, improved data and the implementation of a new quality assurance service.</p><p> </p><p>Spend on Language Services is expected to fluctuate due to the nature of the contracts being demand led.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T14:21:42.723Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T14:21:42.723Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1142810
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Courts 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 steps the Government is taking to activate the working group established by the then Lord Chief Justice and then Lord Chancellor in January 2016 to implement the problem-solving court model in England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 284209 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Problem-Solving Courts Working Group was asked to advise on the feasibility of pilot models and its planned work did not include an implementation stage. The group concluded the workstreams set out in its published terms of reference and has not been reconvened.</p><p> </p><p>There remain barriers to testing or applying the problem-solving courts’ approach in a meaningful way, including upfront resource implications and the need for primary legislation to implement some of the models being proposed, as well as gaps in evidence. However, we are testing and applying “problem-solving approaches”, for example in the testbed sites for on the community sentence treatment requirement protocol and through our support for models applied in Family Drug and Alcohol Courts.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 284931 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:27:14.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:27:14.767Z
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4358
star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
star this property tabling member
4480
unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this