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star this property date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Legal Aid Scheme: Domestic Abuse 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 legal aid applications for domestic violence have been made in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Police recorded domestic abuse crimes have increased by over 60% in the last three years, demonstrating increased victim confidence to report and better police recording of these crimes. Overall, prosecutions and convictions for domestic abuse are both up since 2010 – by 20 per cent and 28 per cent respectively, with 76% of all prosecutions resulting in successful convictions, the highest proportion since 2010. However, the CPS are working closely with the police locally and nationally to ensure appropriate referrals are made by the police and to address any fall in referrals where needed. In November last year, MHCLG awarded £22 million for domestic abuse projects across the country. This is helping to provide over 2,200 new beds in refuges and other safe accommodation, as well as access to education and tailored employment and life skills guidance. MHCLG are also consulting on potential measure for sustainable delivery of support for victims and their children in accommodation-based services for domestic abuse across England. The Consultation ends on 2 August. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation</a> The figures below relate to legal aid at the Civil Representation level. Legal aid for these matters is also available by way of initial advice and assistance under the Legal Help scheme. Application and percentage data is not held for Legal Help matters, as the decision on whether to grant funding is devolved to the solicitor in question. <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Domestic Violence Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,652</p></td><td><p>16,187</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,406</p></td><td><p>15,812</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,662</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,748</p></td><td><p>13,574</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,092</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Injunction Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,647</p></td><td><p>16,182</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,395</p></td><td><p>15,802</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,661</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,746</p></td><td><p>13,572</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,090</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table>*(Apr to Dec 2018) Please note that injunction figures, although being separately reported on here, are included as part of the ‘Domestic Violence’ category volumes displayed in the first table.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
261495 more like this
261496 more like this
261497 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.13Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3915
unstar this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
1130698
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Legal Aid Scheme: Domestic Abuse 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 proportion of legal aid applications for civil cases of domestic violence have been accepted in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
star this property uin 261495 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Police recorded domestic abuse crimes have increased by over 60% in the last three years, demonstrating increased victim confidence to report and better police recording of these crimes. Overall, prosecutions and convictions for domestic abuse are both up since 2010 – by 20 per cent and 28 per cent respectively, with 76% of all prosecutions resulting in successful convictions, the highest proportion since 2010. However, the CPS are working closely with the police locally and nationally to ensure appropriate referrals are made by the police and to address any fall in referrals where needed. In November last year, MHCLG awarded £22 million for domestic abuse projects across the country. This is helping to provide over 2,200 new beds in refuges and other safe accommodation, as well as access to education and tailored employment and life skills guidance. MHCLG are also consulting on potential measure for sustainable delivery of support for victims and their children in accommodation-based services for domestic abuse across England. The Consultation ends on 2 August. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation</a> The figures below relate to legal aid at the Civil Representation level. Legal aid for these matters is also available by way of initial advice and assistance under the Legal Help scheme. Application and percentage data is not held for Legal Help matters, as the decision on whether to grant funding is devolved to the solicitor in question. <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Domestic Violence Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,652</p></td><td><p>16,187</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,406</p></td><td><p>15,812</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,662</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,748</p></td><td><p>13,574</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,092</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Injunction Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,647</p></td><td><p>16,182</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,395</p></td><td><p>15,802</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,661</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,746</p></td><td><p>13,572</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,090</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table>*(Apr to Dec 2018) Please note that injunction figures, although being separately reported on here, are included as part of the ‘Domestic Violence’ category volumes displayed in the first table.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
261494 more like this
261496 more like this
261497 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.223Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3915
unstar this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
1130699
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Legal Aid Scheme 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 applications for legal aid for injuction cases have been made in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
star this property uin 261496 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Police recorded domestic abuse crimes have increased by over 60% in the last three years, demonstrating increased victim confidence to report and better police recording of these crimes. Overall, prosecutions and convictions for domestic abuse are both up since 2010 – by 20 per cent and 28 per cent respectively, with 76% of all prosecutions resulting in successful convictions, the highest proportion since 2010. However, the CPS are working closely with the police locally and nationally to ensure appropriate referrals are made by the police and to address any fall in referrals where needed. In November last year, MHCLG awarded £22 million for domestic abuse projects across the country. This is helping to provide over 2,200 new beds in refuges and other safe accommodation, as well as access to education and tailored employment and life skills guidance. MHCLG are also consulting on potential measure for sustainable delivery of support for victims and their children in accommodation-based services for domestic abuse across England. The Consultation ends on 2 August. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation</a> The figures below relate to legal aid at the Civil Representation level. Legal aid for these matters is also available by way of initial advice and assistance under the Legal Help scheme. Application and percentage data is not held for Legal Help matters, as the decision on whether to grant funding is devolved to the solicitor in question. <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Domestic Violence Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,652</p></td><td><p>16,187</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,406</p></td><td><p>15,812</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,662</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,748</p></td><td><p>13,574</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,092</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Injunction Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,647</p></td><td><p>16,182</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,395</p></td><td><p>15,802</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,661</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,746</p></td><td><p>13,572</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,090</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table>*(Apr to Dec 2018) Please note that injunction figures, although being separately reported on here, are included as part of the ‘Domestic Violence’ category volumes displayed in the first table.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
261494 more like this
261495 more like this
261497 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.287Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3915
unstar this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
1130700
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Legal Aid Scheme 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 proportion of applications for legal aid for injunction cases were accepted in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
star this property uin 261497 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Police recorded domestic abuse crimes have increased by over 60% in the last three years, demonstrating increased victim confidence to report and better police recording of these crimes. Overall, prosecutions and convictions for domestic abuse are both up since 2010 – by 20 per cent and 28 per cent respectively, with 76% of all prosecutions resulting in successful convictions, the highest proportion since 2010. However, the CPS are working closely with the police locally and nationally to ensure appropriate referrals are made by the police and to address any fall in referrals where needed. In November last year, MHCLG awarded £22 million for domestic abuse projects across the country. This is helping to provide over 2,200 new beds in refuges and other safe accommodation, as well as access to education and tailored employment and life skills guidance. MHCLG are also consulting on potential measure for sustainable delivery of support for victims and their children in accommodation-based services for domestic abuse across England. The Consultation ends on 2 August. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse-in-safe-accommodation</a> The figures below relate to legal aid at the Civil Representation level. Legal aid for these matters is also available by way of initial advice and assistance under the Legal Help scheme. Application and percentage data is not held for Legal Help matters, as the decision on whether to grant funding is devolved to the solicitor in question. <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Domestic Violence Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,652</p></td><td><p>16,187</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,406</p></td><td><p>15,812</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,662</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,748</p></td><td><p>13,574</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,092</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Injunction Applications</p></td><td><p>Granted</p></td><td><p>Proportion Granted</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>19,951</p></td><td><p>17,995</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,647</p></td><td><p>16,182</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,395</p></td><td><p>15,802</p></td><td><p>91%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>16,925</p></td><td><p>15,306</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>15,661</p></td><td><p>14,114</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>14,746</p></td><td><p>13,572</p></td><td><p>92%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>14,090</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>14,188</p></td><td><p>13,446</p></td><td><p>95%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>10,200</p></td><td><p>9,499</p></td><td><p>93%</p></td></tr></tbody></table>*(Apr to Dec 2018) Please note that injunction figures, although being separately reported on here, are included as part of the ‘Domestic Violence’ category volumes displayed in the first table.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
261494 more like this
261495 more like this
261496 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T11:00:48.333Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3915
unstar this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
1132270
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Homelessness 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 proportion of decisions on intentional homelessness have been challenged in each year since 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
star this property uin 264748 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>A full answer cannot be provided as the data requested is not held by HMCTS.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-25T11:23:51.98Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T11:23:51.98Z
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3926
star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3915
unstar this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
1132400
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Divorce 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 the average waiting time was for a response from each HMCTS divorce centre (a) on 17 June 2019, (b) in 2015 and (c) in 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 265567 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The regional divorce units were set up in 2015.</p><p>The average period of time from receipt to issue of the decree nisi is currently:</p><p> </p><p>Midlands 27.6 weeks</p><p>North East 29.7 weeks</p><p>North west 29.1 weeks</p><p>Wales 28.5 weeks</p><p>South east 41 weeks</p><p>South west 26.8 weeks</p><p> </p><p>In June 2015 it was:</p><p>Midlands 24 weeks</p><p>North East 21 weeks</p><p>North West 23.8 weeks</p><p>Wales 22 weeks</p><p>South East 24.7 weeks</p><p>South west 21.4 weeks</p><p> </p><p>We have increased the number of sitting days and recruited extra judges and magistrates to meet increased demand in the family courts. In the South East, staff shortages in Bury St Edmunds Divorce Centre led to some delays, and the centre is now fully staffed and performance is improving.</p><p>Divorce can be a deeply distressing time which is why a new online divorce application was introduced as part of the £1 billion Reform programme. Separating couples can fill in simplified forms, submit documents and pay online - leading to significantly fewer errors and an easier, cheaper application process.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:20:28.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:20:28.553Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Cremation 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 estimate he has made of the average length of time between death and cremation by region in (a) 2016-17, (b) 2017-18 and (c) 2018-19; and what steps he is taking to reduce that time. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colne Valley more like this
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Thelma Walker more like this
star this property uin 265571 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The information is not held centrally. This is a matter for individual cremation authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T11:42:53.52Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T11:42:53.52Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thelma Walker more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Marriage: Humanism 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 steps the Government has taken to legally recognise humanist marriages in England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Dr Rupa Huq more like this
star this property uin 265572 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government announced in last year’s Budget that it would to ask the Law Commission to undertake a wider review of marriage ceremonies. We want to make marriage more accessible and meaningful and give couples greater choice in how they can celebrate their commitment. This includes greater flexibility for different faiths and for non-religious belief organisations.</p><p> </p><p>We have been finalising the terms of reference for the review and will announce these shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T13:15:46.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T13:15:46.87Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rupa Huq more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Dangerous Driving: Sentencing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 the timeframe is for his Department to bring forward legislative proposals to increase the maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
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Alistair Burt more like this
star this property uin 265452 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>We will bring forward proposals to increase the maximum penalty for causing death by dangerous driving as soon as the parliamentary timetable allows.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:49:43.863Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:49:43.863Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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 Reoffenders 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, pursuant to the Answer of 9 May to Question 246971 on Reoffenders: Community Orders, if he will publish the offences included under the Miscellaneous Crimes Against Society category. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 265471 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The offences included under the Miscellaneous Crimes Against Society category committed by adult offenders who started a community order in the calendar year 2016, in England and Wales, can be found in the attached response table.</p><p>At present, we do not intend to routinely produce such statistics as we have yet to identify sufficient user need to justify the costs involved.</p><p>Details of the offence classifications used by the Ministry of Justice can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/802050/offence_group_classification2018.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/802050/offence_group_classification2018.xlsx</a></p><p>MoJ groups indictable offences based on the counting rules for recorded crime published by the Home Office which can be found at the link below:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791105/count-notifiable-offences-apr-2019.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791105/count-notifiable-offences-apr-2019.xlsx</a></p><p>The detail around crime recording general rules can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/801406/count-general-may-2019.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/801406/count-general-may-2019.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T16:57:32.013Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T16:57:32.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this