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1121274
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation: Prosecutions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps the CPS is taking to prosecute people responsible for female genital mutilation. more like this
tabling member constituency Mid Worcestershire more like this
tabling member printed
Nigel Huddleston more like this
uin 910355 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answer text <p>The CPS is determined to bring those responsible for Female Genital Mutilation to justice. I welcome the recent successful conviction in London which was the first in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>Whilst prosecution alone will not end this appalling crime, this first conviction sends out a strong message that FGM is child abuse and that the perpetrators will be brought to justice.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
grouped question UIN 910351 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-11T12:19:41.15Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T12:19:41.15Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4407
label Biography information for Nigel Huddleston more like this
1121272
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation: Prosecutions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps the CPS is taking to improve the rate of prosecution of people responsible for female genital mutilation. more like this
tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
tabling member printed
Paul Blomfield more like this
uin 910351 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answer text <p>The CPS is determined to bring those responsible for Female Genital Mutilation to justice. I welcome the recent successful conviction in London which was the first in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>Whilst prosecution alone will not end this appalling crime, this first conviction sends out a strong message that FGM is child abuse and that the perpetrators will be brought to justice.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
grouped question UIN 910355 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-11T12:19:41.087Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T12:19:41.087Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4058
label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1121271
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Knives: Crime more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on improving prosecution rates for knife crime. more like this
tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper more like this
uin 910350 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answer text <p>Government departments are working quickly to tackle this serious issue.</p><p> </p><p>As part of our strong response, the Prime Minister hosted a Serious Youth Violence Summit at 10 Downing Street, with the support of the Home Secretary, from 1 to 4 April, which I took part in.</p><p> </p><p>The Summit will now lead on to an increased programme of work across Government and beyond that will be overseen by a new Ministerial Taskforce, chaired by the Prime Minister, to drive action across Government.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
grouped question UIN 910353 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-11T12:17:54.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T12:17:54.91Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
1538
label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1121275
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Knives: Crime more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on improving prosecution rates for knife crime. more like this
tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
tabling member printed
Vicky Foxcroft more like this
uin 910353 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
answer text <p>Government departments are working quickly to tackle this serious issue.</p><p> </p><p>As part of our strong response, the Prime Minister hosted a Serious Youth Violence Summit at 10 Downing Street, with the support of the Home Secretary, from 1 to 4 April, which I took part in.</p><p> </p><p>The Summit will now lead on to an increased programme of work across Government and beyond that will be overseen by a new Ministerial Taskforce, chaired by the Prime Minister, to drive action across Government.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
grouped question UIN 910350 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-11T12:17:54.973Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T12:17:54.973Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4491
label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
1104715
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Extradition: USA more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the The Attorney General, for what reasons three former Credit Suisse employees, Andrew James Pearse, Surjan Singh and Detelina Vaneva Subeva who are subject to an extradition request from US authorities, have not been charged under UK law. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
uin 236253 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answer text <p>Charging decisions are matters for the Directors of the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office, who act independently. Such decisions are made by applying the Code for Crown Prosecutors. I cannot comment on individual cases.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-02T10:30:50.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T10:30:50.58Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
304
label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
1124691
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-03more like thismore than 2019-05-03
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Official Secrets Act 1989 more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, with reference to the recent alleged disclosure of information from the National Security Council, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Official Secrets Act. more like this
tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Watson more like this
uin 250769 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
answer text <p>The policy responsibility for the operation of the Official Secrets Acts is a matter for the Cabinet Office.</p><p> </p><p>The Attorney General’s role in respect of the Official Secrets Act is confined to granting consent to prosecute as defined in that Act.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Torridge and West Devon more like this
answering member printed Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-09T15:01:08.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-09T15:01:08.22Z
answering member
1508
label Biography information for Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
tabling member
1463
label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
1023272
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Data Protection more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, who in his Department holds the position of Senior Information Risk Owner; when and how that official was appointed; what criteria were used to assess the professional qualities and expert knowledge of data protection law and practices of the candidates for that post; and who has held that position in each of the last six years. more like this
tabling member constituency Knowsley more like this
tabling member printed
Mr George Howarth more like this
uin 201134 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
answer text <p>The position of Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO), in the Attorney General’s Office, is part of the Head of Operations Role. The official was appointed following fair and open completion in 2014 following the guidelines for Senior Civil Service Recruitment. The Head of Operations has held the role of SIRO for the last 6 years.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-18T10:04:11.447Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T10:04:11.447Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
481
label Biography information for Sir George Howarth more like this
1045980
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Cleaning Services more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, which service providers are contracted to carry out third party cleaning contracts for his (a) Department and (b) executive agencies; if he will list all of the services delivered by third party contractors to his (i) Department and (ii) executive agencies; and how many people working for those third party contractors are paid less than the Living Wage as defined by the Living Wage Foundation. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
tabling member printed
Frank Field more like this
uin 211107 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
answer text <p>The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) does not hold third party cleaning contracts. Cleaning services for the AGO are provided by Ministry of Justice contractors and the buildings’ landlords. The Attorney General’s Office holds no information on rates of pay for third party contractors. Specific rates of pay are a matter for each individual contractor.</p><p>The Government Legal Department (GLD) contracts with two service providers for the provision of its cleaning services; Mitie Cleaning Services for its offices at One Kemble Street (London) and Sussex Cleaning Services for Southern House (Croydon). GLD requires its contracted cleaning providers to pay the London living wage to all of their staff. HMCPSI staff located within One Kemble Street are covered by the same cleaning provision.</p><p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not hold third party cleaning contracts. The majority of buildings on the CPS estate are managed and maintained by the Ministry of Justice. Cleaning services are either provided by Ministry of Justice contractors or the buildings’ landlords. The CPS holds no information on rates of pay for third party contractors. Specific rates of pay are a matter for each individual contractor.</p><p>The Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) cleaning services are contracted out to Julius Rutherford &amp; Co Ltd who pay the London Living Wage to all of the staff providing cleaning services to the SFO.</p><p>A list of all services delivered by third party contractors to the Department is not held in a centralised location, the information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p>
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-30T17:39:34.643Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-30T17:39:34.643Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1050284
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Trade Associations more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, which regulatory functions imposed by legislation for which his Department has responsibility are currently undertaken by trade associations; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas more like this
uin 213172 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
answer text <p>The Law Officers’ Departments do not have any regulatory functions imposed by legislation that are currently undertaken by trade associations.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-04T13:48:25.943Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T13:48:25.943Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1059076
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, which EU agencies his Department plans to seek continued membership of after the UK has left the EU; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas more like this
uin 219252 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>During the Implementation Period, the terms of the UK’s participation in EU agencies and bodies will be as set out in Article 128 of the Withdrawal Agreement.</p><p> </p><p>Following our exit from the European Union, we are committed to maintaining a close and collaborative relationship with the EU. Our future partnership is a matter for the next phase of negotiations and we look forward to constructive discussions with the EU.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T09:15:52.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T09:15:52.287Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this