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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Telephone Services 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, pursuant to the Answer of 9 May 2019 to Question 249921 on Ministry of Justice: Telephone Services, how many calls did each of those helplines receive in the last 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 253551 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>The table below includes the number of calls received from May 2018 – April 2019.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Ministry of Justice</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of Calls</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Public Enquiry Line</p></td><td><p>30,223</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>HMCTS</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of Calls</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Divorce</p></td><td><p>550,338</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Employment and Tax Tribunals</p></td><td><p>40,940</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Family and Civil</p></td><td><p>468,118</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Immigration and Asylum</p></td><td><p>139,669</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- London Magistrates</p></td><td><p>154,420</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Money Claims</p></td><td><p>265,653</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Probate</p></td><td><p>13,360</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Single Justice System</p></td><td><p>39,971</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Social Security Child Support</p></td><td><p>478,163</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Video Hearings</p></td><td><p>453</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>HMPPS</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of Calls</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Public Enquiry Line</p></td><td><p>15,644</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of Calls</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Customer Service Centre</p></td><td><p>182,496</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Office of the Public Guardian</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of Calls</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Call Centre Helpline</p></td><td><p>361,749</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Legal Aid Agency</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of Calls</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Crime Contact Centre</p></td><td><p>116,079</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Civil Contact Centre</p></td><td><p>165,954</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- Civil Legal Advice</p></td><td><p>55,340</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T15:34:06.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T15:34:06.703Z
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4362
star 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
1126193
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Proceedings: Sexual Offences 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, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the wellbeing of victims of sexual assault of undergoing cross-examination during the court process. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
star this property uin 253586 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>In the Government’s first ever cross-government Victim’s Strategy, we committed to make the court environment more victim friendly and to improve access to special measures.</p><p>Victims may be provided with a wide range of special measures to help them give their best evidence in court. The measures available include the power for a court to order arrangements for live video links, video recorded evidence in chief, and screens around the witness box, and from this summer an additional special measure - pre-recorded cross-examination - will be will be available for witnesses who are adult complainants in sexual offences, in three courts - Liverpool, Leeds and Kingston upon Thames. This marks delivery of another commitment in the Victims Strategy published in September 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T14:53:25.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:53:25.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
1126250
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme: Offences against Children 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, with reference his announcement on 9 September 2018 of a review of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, whether his Department will extend the period of time for which survivors of child sexual abuse can claim compensation beyond 1964. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Somerton and Frome more like this
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David Warburton more like this
star this property uin 253690 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>State funded schemes to compensate victims of violent crime have existed since 1964. The 2012 Scheme provides that a person is eligible for an award only in relation to a criminal injury sustained on or after 1 August 1964. The review will examine whether the Scheme reflects the changing nature of violent crime and effectively supports victims in their recovery, and consider the impact of the Scheme on particular groups, including victims of child sexual abuse.</p><p> </p><p>We are also removing the pre-1979 same roof rule from the 2012 Scheme, under which applicants were not entitled to compensation for injury from incidents that occurred between 1964 and 1979 if they were living with their assailant as members of the same family at the time of the incident. Past claimants refused under the rule will be able to make new applications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T15:40:48.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T15:40:48.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Warburton more like this
1126558
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Sick Leave more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of officials in his Department took sick leave for reasons relating to stress in the last 12 months; what proportion that leave was of total sick leave taken in his Department; and what the cost was to his Department of officials taking sick leave over that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 254067 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The total number of staff<strong><em><sup>1</sup></em></strong> working days lost due to sickness<sup>2</sup>, and more specifically stress, between April 2018 and March 2019 is as follows</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total Number of staff</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Working Days Lost</strong><strong><sup>3</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total Staff (FTE) - average over 12 months</strong></p></td><td><p>69,783</p></td><td><p>N/A.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>All Sickness (Headcount)</strong></p></td><td><p>38,989</p></td><td><p>600,051</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Of which Stress (Headcount)</strong></p></td><td><p>2,764</p></td><td><p>83,918</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Stress as % of total staff</strong></p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>N/A.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Stress as % of all sickness</strong></p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>14%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>Notes</em></p><p><strong><em><sup>1 </sup></em></strong><em>This analysis covers MoJ and the Executive Agencies (including HMPPS and HMCTS).</em></p><p><strong><em><sup>2 </sup></em></strong><em>Absences are categorised according to International Classification of Diseases, which is an approach used across the civil service.</em></p><p><strong><em><sup>3</sup></em></strong><em>The cost to the Department is reflected in the total number of working days lost.</em></p><p> </p><p>The MoJ is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of all its employees, and to reducing sickness absence levels including those which are stress-related. Staff can seek advice and support from our comprehensive occupational health service and employee assistance programme which offers 24/7 help.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T16:38:48.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T16:38:48.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1126631
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Justice System Review 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, which of the recommendations made by the Taylor Review of the Youth Justice System, published in December 2016, have been (a) fully, (b) partially and (c) not achieved. 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 254235 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 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>In January 2017 we established a programme of reform to consider how we can deliver improvements across the youth justice system (YJS) and take account of the recommendations made by Charlie Taylor in his review of the YJS, published in December 2016.</p><p> </p><p>Since then we have established the Youth Custody Service to bring oversight of the whole youth secure estate under a single Executive Director directly accountable to me, and worked in partnership with DfE, DHSC and NHSE to develop the secure schools model. We hope to appoint the provider of the first secure school this summer. The Youth Justice Board has developed a new performance assessment process for Youth Offending Teams and we have increased the availability of liaison and diversion services across England.</p><p> </p><p>Work is also underway to review our criminal records processes and we have established a dedicated youth justice disproportionality team who are taking forward work to explain or address disproportionate representation and outcomes within the system. In addition, the HMCTS court reform programme has a specific workstream considering the needs of children and we are also undertaking a review of the use of remand for children.</p><p> </p><p>Work has therefore been completed, or is underway, in relation to every recommendation made in Charlie Taylor’s review and we will continue to use the review and the specific recommendations made to inform our work as we take our reform programme forward.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T16:42:34.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T16:42:34.263Z
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4362
star 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
1126636
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Offenders: Children in Care more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) young offenders institutions, (b) secure training centres and (c) secure children’s homes do not have a formal written procedure for the identification, assessment and care planning of looked-after children. 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 254240 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 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>All children in the youth secure estate have their needs and risks identified, addressed and managed in line with the requirements set out in ‘Standards for children in the youth justice system’ (<a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/780504/Standards_for_children_in_youth_justice_services_2019.doc.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/780504/Standards_for_children_in_youth_justice_services_2019.doc.pdf</a>). These standards apply to all secure establishments providers, including health commissioners and providers. All youth secure establishments must also follow the relevant case management guidance relating to LAC. Therefore, having or not having ‘formal written procedures’ does not in itself dictate the quality of care for LAC.</p><p> </p><p>Children detained under criminal justice legislation in secure establishments are subject to the Children Act 1989. The responsible authority continues to have responsibilities towards them in the same way as they would to other children in need – recognising that the court, by sentencing the child, has determined where he/she will live. The duties and expectations placed on all local authorities in relation to effectively caring for looked-after children and care leavers, including where they are detained in the secure estate, are set out in the relevant legislation and accompanying statutory guidance.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T16:44:33.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T16:44:33.497Z
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4362
star 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
1126970
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star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Trials: Ethnic Groups more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent estimate he has made of the proportion of (a) BAME and (b) white defendants who enter guilty pleas. 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 254792 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 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The proportion of guilty pleas (where plea was known) has slowly been declining, from 74% in 2014 to 69% for white defendants, and from 61% in 2014 to 57% for BAME defendants in 2018.</p><p>Data is only available for defendants dealt with at Crown Court (not all defendants) for indictable offences.</p><p>The proportion of defendants who entered a guilty plea by ethnicity (2008 – 2018) can be found in the Crown court data tool at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/802313/crown-court-tool-2018.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/802313/crown-court-tool-2018.xlsx</a></p><ul><li>Remove the ‘Values’ field from Rows</li><li>Drag the ‘Ethnicity’ field into Rows</li><li>Drag the ‘Total for Trial’ field into Values</li><li>Filter to ’01: Guilty Plea’ in the ‘Plea at Crown Court’ field for the number of defendants that entered a guilty plea</li><li>Filter to ’01: Guilty Plea’ and ’02: Not Guilty plea’ in the ‘Plea at Crown Court’ field number of defendants that entered a plea overall (where plea was known)</li><li>The number of BAME defendants can be defined by combining ’02: Black’, ’03: Asian’, ’04: Mixed’ and ’05: Chinese and other’ rows. The number of white defendants who entered a guilty plea each year can be found in the ‘01: White’ row.</li><li>The proportion of defendants who entered a guilty plea can be found by dividing the number of guilty pleas by the number of overall pleas for the relevant ethnicity rows.</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-22T16:46:56.967Z
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4362
star 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