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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 more like this
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Offences Against Children: Prosecutions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will make it his policy (a) to toughen sentencing guidelines for people found to have watched videos of child abuse and (b) to not implement the recommendation of the report, published by JUSTICE on 10 June 2019, entitled Prosecuting Sexual Offences, that calls for people found in possession of indecent images of children to not face prosecution if they successfully complete a Conditional Diversion Scheme. more like this
tabling member constituency North East Hampshire remove filter
tabling member printed
Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
uin 263193 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>Sentencing guidelines are a matter for the independent Sentencing Council. The courts are required to follow any guidelines relevant to the case before them, including the definitive guideline on Sexual Offences which came into effect on 1 April 2014.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has no current plans to implement the recommendation of the JUSTICE report to pilot a conditional diversion scheme for individuals who have viewed indecent images of children.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon remove filter
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T15:53:09.207Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T15:53:09.207Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4498
label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this