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star this property date less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many parents represented themselves at court in child proceedings in the most recent period for which figures are available. more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Information on the legal representation of parties in family courts is available at a national level in table 2.4 of Court Statistics Quarterly the latest edition of which is available at this link:</p><p> </p><p><a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/court-statistics-quarterly-july-to-september-2013" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/court-statistics-quarterly-july-to-september-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/court-statistics-quarterly-july-to-september-2013</a></p><p> </p><p>However, you should note that this information relates to whether parties have a recorded representative, rather than whether they are litigants in person. It is also based on the number of disposals, rather than parents, and cases may of course involve multiple disposals.</p><p> </p><p>Parties with no legal representation are not a new phenomenon in our courts. Judges are used to helping persons with no legal representation, including explaining procedures and what is expected of them. We have also taken steps to help people who either want or have to represent themselves in court, including publishing a revised guide for separating parents and increased training for judges. The link to the guide is:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/cb7-eng.pdf" target="_blank">http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/cb7-eng.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his article published in the Daily Mail on 6 September 2013, what the evidential basis was for his statement that countless left-wing campaigners are using the judicial review system as a promotional tool. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The rationale for the Government's reforms is set out in ‘Judicial review: further proposals for reform – the Government response' (<a href="https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/judicial-review" target="_blank">https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/judicial-review</a>). The Government is determined to improve the judicial review process so that it is not open to abuse and arguable cases can proceed quickly to final resolution.</p><p> </p><p>Most of the Government's reforms to judicial review are being taken forward through the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill which will be subject to the full and proper scrutiny of Parliament.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, who has been invited to join the two sub-groups set up to support the main working group looking at the implementation of reforms to reduce the cost of personal injury compensation following a road traffic accident. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-04-30T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-30T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department have met (i) G4S, (ii) Serco, (iii) Sodexo and (iv) any other private provider to discuss secure colleges in the last 18 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>All meetings with external organisations up until October 2013 are published by the Cabinet Office on the gov.uk website (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministers-transparency-publications" target="_blank"><strong>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministers-transparency-publications</strong></a>).</p><p> </p><p>Details of meetings from October 2013 onwards will be published shortly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-04-29T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-29T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times he has discussed secure colleges with the (a) Secretary of State for Health and (b) Secretary of State for Education in the last 18 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 196627 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Justice Secretary and I are in regular contact with our counterparts at the Department for Health and Department of Education. Our officials are also working together closely to develop our plans.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-04-29T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-29T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been paid to Jadu Ltd for its work on the employment tribunal fees and remission database to date. more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Jadu is a good example of how small businesses in the private sector can help transform our justice system, driving innovation and better value for hardworking taxpayers – and it's something I want to see much more of.</p><p> </p><p>By unlocking the massive potential of small firms we can improve efficiency in the criminal justice system and provide a boost for the recovering British economy.</p><p> </p><p>Spend with Jadu (for ET Fee project) is £1,782,411.51 up to 31<sup>st</sup> March 2014</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the cost to his Department has been of establishing the new system for the remission of employment tribunal fees to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The capital investment made by HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service in respect of IT systems to support the processing of fee receipts and remission applications across the employment tribunals system was £4.4m.</p><p> </p><p>It is not possible to disaggregate the cost of establishing new (and revising existing) IT systems to handle <em>remission</em> applications in the employment tribunals system, from that work in relation to <em>fees</em> handling systems. The figure provided is, therefore, a combined total.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been received by HM Courts and Tribunals Service in payment of employment tribunal fees since 29 July 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>I am answering these questions together.</p><p> </p><p>The number of claims received by employment tribunals is published by the Ministry of Justice as Official Statistics (quarterly and annually) on the Justice website. Data in respect of the period January to March 2014 are scheduled to be published on 12 June 2014, following the usual quality assurance work that takes place prior to formal release. Under Official Statistics protocols, data will not be released before that point.</p><p> </p><p>The most recent such statistical publication (covering the period up to the end of December 2013) is available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tribunal-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tribunal-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2013</a></p><p><br> and the future release schedule is set out at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/statistics#publication-schedule" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/statistics#publication-schedule</a></p><p> </p><p>Financial information relating to fees and remissions in the employment tribunals system will be published by HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service (HMCTS) in its Annual Report and Accounts. The Annual Report and Accounts is scheduled to be published in July 2014 on the Ministry of Justice website and will include information about the value of granted remissions applications and how much HMCTS has received in payments of the fees.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the total value of all grants of remission of employment tribunal fees has been since 29 July 2013. more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>I am answering these questions together.</p><p> </p><p>The number of claims received by employment tribunals is published by the Ministry of Justice as Official Statistics (quarterly and annually) on the Justice website. Data in respect of the period January to March 2014 are scheduled to be published on 12 June 2014, following the usual quality assurance work that takes place prior to formal release. Under Official Statistics protocols, data will not be released before that point.</p><p> </p><p>The most recent such statistical publication (covering the period up to the end of December 2013) is available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tribunal-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tribunal-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2013</a></p><p><br> and the future release schedule is set out at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/statistics#publication-schedule" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/statistics#publication-schedule</a></p><p> </p><p>Financial information relating to fees and remissions in the employment tribunals system will be published by HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service (HMCTS) in its Annual Report and Accounts. The Annual Report and Accounts is scheduled to be published in July 2014 on the Ministry of Justice website and will include information about the value of granted remissions applications and how much HMCTS has received in payments of the fees.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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196492 more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many applications for employment tribunal fee remission have been (a) received, (b) granted and (c) refused since 29 July 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>It is in everyone's interest to avoid drawn out disputes which emotionally damage workers and financially damage businesses. That's why we are encouraging quicker, simpler and cheaper alternatives like mediation and conciliation.<br> <br> It is not fair for the taxpayer to foot the entire £74m bill for people to escalate workplace disputes to a tribunal. And it is not unreasonable to expect people who can afford to do so, to make a contribution.</p><p> </p><p>Fee waivers (remissions) are available for those who genuinely cannot afford to pay the fees. These are permitted based on means tests and are intended to support the most vulnerable people in society.</p><p> </p><p>Employment Tribunal fees were introduced on 29 July 2013. HM Court &amp; Tribunals Service is currently developing the management information reporting tools to produce statistical data on remissions applications it processes.</p><p> </p><p>Provisional management information now generated (but which is currently undergoing additional necessary quality assurance testing) indicates that, for the period 29 July to 31 December 2013:</p><p> </p><ul><li>a total of 2500 paper applications were received from individuals, or groups of individuals, in respect of an employment tribunal fee levied; and</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>of those, judged against the set criteria, 600 were granted, and 1800 were rejected.</li></ul><p> </p><p>This provisional data has been rounded to the nearest 100.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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