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star this property date less than 2018-03-15more like thismore than 2018-03-15
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Carillion: Insolvency more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of former employees of Carillion working in (a) HM Prison and Probation Service and (b) HM Courts and Tribunals Service have been transferred to (i) Gov Facilities Services Ltd and (ii) taken up employment with re-contracted providers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 132903 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 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
unstar this property answer text <p>(a) HM Prison and Probation Service:<br> Over 95% of the former employees of Carillion working in HM Prison &amp; Probation Service have been transferred to Gov Facilities Services Ltd</p><p>432 Carillion employees were eligible to transfer to Gov Facility Services Ltd (GFSL) under TUPE arrangements with an additional 455 Carillion employees, who worked on the HMPPS contract, and who were subject to redundancy being offered employment with GFSL. 6 Carillion employees made a decision to resign prior to the date of transfer. <br> Finally, we understand that 18 Carillion employees, working on the HMPPS contract, were made redundant and not offered employment with GFSL as it was determined that their roles would not be required within the GFSL solution</p><p>(b) HM Courts and Tribunals Service:<br> ISS are the new Facilities provider (re-contracted provider) for Humberside and East Anglia Courts PFI and they will be taking over from Carillion. Once the new contract is signed, it is anticipated that all 24 ex-Carillion staff will move across and become ISS employees</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2018-03-20T17:24:11.007Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-20T17:24:11.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
994250
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bail: Wales more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many defendants in Wales were released on bail during the period of their trial in each year from 2013 to 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 183484 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 2018-11-01more like thismore than 2018-11-01
unstar this property answer text <p>.</p><p>These questions can be answered using the following published data tools from the Criminal Justice Statistics: December 2017 report (published May 2018):</p><p> </p><p><strong>Remands: Magistrates’ Court</strong> <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733986/remands-magistrates-tool-2017-update.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733986/remands-magistrates-tool-2017-update.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p><strong>Remands: Crown Court</strong></p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733988/remands-crown-court-tool-2017-update.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733988/remands-crown-court-tool-2017-update.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p>To limit the data to Wales, select Welsh Police forces from the ‘Police Force Area’ filter.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 183487 more like this
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less than 2018-11-01T17:04:28.403Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-01T17:04:28.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
994253
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Prisoners On Remand: Wales more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the remand rate was in Wales for (a) violence against a person or persons, (b) sexual offences, (c) robbery, (d) theft offences, (e) criminal damage and arson, (f) drug offences, (g) possession of a weapon or weapons, (h) public order offences, (i) miscellaneous crimes against society, (j) fraud offences, (k) summary offences involving motoring, (l) summary offences not involving motoring and (m) indictable offences in each year from 2013 to 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 183487 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 2018-11-01more like thismore than 2018-11-01
unstar this property answer text <p>.</p><p>These questions can be answered using the following published data tools from the Criminal Justice Statistics: December 2017 report (published May 2018):</p><p> </p><p><strong>Remands: Magistrates’ Court</strong> <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733986/remands-magistrates-tool-2017-update.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733986/remands-magistrates-tool-2017-update.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p><strong>Remands: Crown Court</strong></p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733988/remands-crown-court-tool-2017-update.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733988/remands-crown-court-tool-2017-update.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p>To limit the data to Wales, select Welsh Police forces from the ‘Police Force Area’ filter.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 183484 more like this
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less than 2018-11-01T17:04:28.457Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-01T17:04:28.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4521
unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-07more like thismore than 2018-09-07
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Zahid Mubarek Inquiry more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has plans to implement the recommendations of the Report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry, published in June 2006. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 171709 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 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
unstar this property answer text <p>71 of the 88 recommendations made in the report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry were implemented in full.</p><p>Of the remaining recommendations, 15 were either partially implemented or superseded by other developments. Two were rejected at the time of implementation. Action to improve prison safety and security continues alongside reforms to overhaul the system to focus on the rehabilitation of offenders. We are tackling the supply and demand of drugs, drones and phones, which drive prison violence and undermine safety.</p><p>We are redoubling our efforts to address the record levels of self-harm. We have taken immediate action to strengthen the frontline. We have passed our target to recruit 2,500 extra prison officers, seven months ahead of schedule. Over 3,100 new staff are in post. This will allow us to implement the key worker role, allowing staff dedicated time to provide support to individual prisoners, which will help us deal with emerging threats and to improve safety.</p><p>We are not aware of any recent representations from Mr Justice Keith.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 171711 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.2Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
969461
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-07more like thismore than 2018-09-07
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Zahid Mubarek Inquiry more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what representations his Department has received from The Honourable Mr Justice Keith on the recommendations of the Report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry, published in June 2006. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 171711 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 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
unstar this property answer text <p>71 of the 88 recommendations made in the report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry were implemented in full.</p><p>Of the remaining recommendations, 15 were either partially implemented or superseded by other developments. Two were rejected at the time of implementation. Action to improve prison safety and security continues alongside reforms to overhaul the system to focus on the rehabilitation of offenders. We are tackling the supply and demand of drugs, drones and phones, which drive prison violence and undermine safety.</p><p>We are redoubling our efforts to address the record levels of self-harm. We have taken immediate action to strengthen the frontline. We have passed our target to recruit 2,500 extra prison officers, seven months ahead of schedule. Over 3,100 new staff are in post. This will allow us to implement the key worker role, allowing staff dedicated time to provide support to individual prisoners, which will help us deal with emerging threats and to improve safety.</p><p>We are not aware of any recent representations from Mr Justice Keith.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 171709 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.277Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4521
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star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Berwyn Prison more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the level of turnover in staff at HM Prison Berwyn since that prison opened in Spring 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">Berwyn has to date (Friday 24 November) a total of 570 direct employees (this is headcount and not Full Time Equivalents, FTE), since the start we have had 27 resignations. This is a total turnover of 4.7%, 11 of these were Prison Officers which equates to a turnover of 1.9%.</del></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government is determined to ensure that prisons are properly staffed to deliver safety and security and we are on target to recruit 2,500 extra prison officers across the estate. We are committed to supporting staff in the service, and are launching a retention strategy to help Governors ensure experienced staff remain in the service and are supported, alongside the new recruits.</ins> <ins class="ministerial"> </ins> <ins class="ministerial">Since HMP Berwyn opened in February 2017, the staff turnover, known as leaving rate is provided in the table below.</ins> <ins class="ministerial"><strong>Table 1: Staff leaving rate at HM Prison Berwyn, February to September 2017</strong></ins> <table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Average staff in post* (headcount) </strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Leavers (headcount)</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Leaving rate</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">496</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">27</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">5.4%</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><ins class="ministerial">*Based on the average staff in post on the last day of the month from February to September 2017.</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2017-11-28T17:38:42.373Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-28T17:38:42.373Z
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less than 2017-12-19T16:56:04.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T16:56:04.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
1105009
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Complaints more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many complaints the Legal Aid Agency has received in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 236582 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p><strong>236582</strong>: The Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) complaints procedure is published at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure</a>. Complaints may be made by an applicant for funding, their legal representative, their MP, or anyone else involved in the case. Complaints are counted separately as they pass through the stages of the process. Data for the most recent five completed financial years is shown below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number responded to</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>3,887</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2,785</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>3,446</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>3,727</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>3,234</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>236585,236586 &amp; 236587:</strong> The Legal Aid Agency measures and monitors its performance via a number of key performance indicators and corporate targets. For the processing of civil legal aid applications, this target has changed within the last five years. It is therefore not possible to answer these questions in precisely the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>The LAA remained within the target for each reporting month between April 2014 and December 2018. Details of how these targets changed within the requested time period, and a breakdown by the categories of law enquired about, are included within the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Target - % within working days</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Housing</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Discrimination</p></td><td><p>Annual performance across all civil legal aid applications</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>25%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>17%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>23%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>80%</p></td><td><p>13%</p></td><td><p>56%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>*(to Dec 2018)</p><p> </p><p>The target for 2018-19 (onwards) also includes the amount of time taken by providers, as well as LAA caseworkers, thus referring to an “end-to-end” process. This is reflected in the figures for this financial year shown above. Previous targets referred to LAA caseworker time-taken only.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236588:</strong> the LAA’s published statistics are separated into quarters for each financial year. The most recent period available is July-September 2018. During that time, four applications for a legal aid certificate in the Discrimination category of law were received. Of those, one application was referred to the Exceptional and Complex Case Team for a determination.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236589, 236590, 236591, 236592:</strong> Case volumes for the LAA are published on a quarterly basis at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics</a>. These show the number of matters started at the ‘Legal Help’ stage, where the application process is devolved to the provider, and applications and grants for a legal aid certificate, where this is determined by the LAA. Therefore it is not possible to comment on the grant rate of Legal Help matters as only successful applications are referred to us.</p><p>Table 6.1 of the aforesaid published statistics shows the number of applications for a legal aid certificate which were made in each period, and of those the volume which were granted. Please note that an application may not proceed to being granted for a variety of reasons, for example being withdrawn, abandoned, rejected for administrative reasons, or refused where the relevant funding criteria were not met.</p><p> </p><p>Table 5.1 of the published statistics show the number of matters opened at the Legal Help level by category of law during the period enquired about.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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236585 more like this
236586 more like this
236587 more like this
236588 more like this
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236590 more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T16:31:53.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T16:31:53.243Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Standards more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times in each of the last five years the Legal Aid Agency has not met its target of processing 85 per cent of applications for civil legal aid in 20 working days. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 236585 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p><strong>236582</strong>: The Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) complaints procedure is published at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure</a>. Complaints may be made by an applicant for funding, their legal representative, their MP, or anyone else involved in the case. Complaints are counted separately as they pass through the stages of the process. Data for the most recent five completed financial years is shown below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number responded to</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>3,887</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2,785</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>3,446</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>3,727</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>3,234</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>236585,236586 &amp; 236587:</strong> The Legal Aid Agency measures and monitors its performance via a number of key performance indicators and corporate targets. For the processing of civil legal aid applications, this target has changed within the last five years. It is therefore not possible to answer these questions in precisely the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>The LAA remained within the target for each reporting month between April 2014 and December 2018. Details of how these targets changed within the requested time period, and a breakdown by the categories of law enquired about, are included within the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Target - % within working days</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Housing</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Discrimination</p></td><td><p>Annual performance across all civil legal aid applications</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>25%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>17%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>23%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>80%</p></td><td><p>13%</p></td><td><p>56%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>*(to Dec 2018)</p><p> </p><p>The target for 2018-19 (onwards) also includes the amount of time taken by providers, as well as LAA caseworkers, thus referring to an “end-to-end” process. This is reflected in the figures for this financial year shown above. Previous targets referred to LAA caseworker time-taken only.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236588:</strong> the LAA’s published statistics are separated into quarters for each financial year. The most recent period available is July-September 2018. During that time, four applications for a legal aid certificate in the Discrimination category of law were received. Of those, one application was referred to the Exceptional and Complex Case Team for a determination.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236589, 236590, 236591, 236592:</strong> Case volumes for the LAA are published on a quarterly basis at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics</a>. These show the number of matters started at the ‘Legal Help’ stage, where the application process is devolved to the provider, and applications and grants for a legal aid certificate, where this is determined by the LAA. Therefore it is not possible to comment on the grant rate of Legal Help matters as only successful applications are referred to us.</p><p>Table 6.1 of the aforesaid published statistics shows the number of applications for a legal aid certificate which were made in each period, and of those the volume which were granted. Please note that an application may not proceed to being granted for a variety of reasons, for example being withdrawn, abandoned, rejected for administrative reasons, or refused where the relevant funding criteria were not met.</p><p> </p><p>Table 5.1 of the published statistics show the number of matters opened at the Legal Help level by category of law during the period enquired about.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Housing more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, in what proportion of applications for housing-related Legal Aid the Legal Aid Agency has not met its processing target of 20 working days in each of the last five years. more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p><strong>236582</strong>: The Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) complaints procedure is published at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure</a>. Complaints may be made by an applicant for funding, their legal representative, their MP, or anyone else involved in the case. Complaints are counted separately as they pass through the stages of the process. Data for the most recent five completed financial years is shown below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number responded to</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>3,887</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2,785</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>3,446</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>3,727</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>3,234</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>236585,236586 &amp; 236587:</strong> The Legal Aid Agency measures and monitors its performance via a number of key performance indicators and corporate targets. For the processing of civil legal aid applications, this target has changed within the last five years. It is therefore not possible to answer these questions in precisely the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>The LAA remained within the target for each reporting month between April 2014 and December 2018. Details of how these targets changed within the requested time period, and a breakdown by the categories of law enquired about, are included within the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Target - % within working days</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Housing</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Discrimination</p></td><td><p>Annual performance across all civil legal aid applications</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>25%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>17%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>23%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>80%</p></td><td><p>13%</p></td><td><p>56%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>*(to Dec 2018)</p><p> </p><p>The target for 2018-19 (onwards) also includes the amount of time taken by providers, as well as LAA caseworkers, thus referring to an “end-to-end” process. This is reflected in the figures for this financial year shown above. Previous targets referred to LAA caseworker time-taken only.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236588:</strong> the LAA’s published statistics are separated into quarters for each financial year. The most recent period available is July-September 2018. During that time, four applications for a legal aid certificate in the Discrimination category of law were received. Of those, one application was referred to the Exceptional and Complex Case Team for a determination.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236589, 236590, 236591, 236592:</strong> Case volumes for the LAA are published on a quarterly basis at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics</a>. These show the number of matters started at the ‘Legal Help’ stage, where the application process is devolved to the provider, and applications and grants for a legal aid certificate, where this is determined by the LAA. Therefore it is not possible to comment on the grant rate of Legal Help matters as only successful applications are referred to us.</p><p>Table 6.1 of the aforesaid published statistics shows the number of applications for a legal aid certificate which were made in each period, and of those the volume which were granted. Please note that an application may not proceed to being granted for a variety of reasons, for example being withdrawn, abandoned, rejected for administrative reasons, or refused where the relevant funding criteria were not met.</p><p> </p><p>Table 5.1 of the published statistics show the number of matters opened at the Legal Help level by category of law during the period enquired about.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, in what proportion of applications for Legal Aid in discrimination cases the Legal Aid Agency has not met its processing target of 20 working days in each of the last five years. more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p><strong>236582</strong>: The Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) complaints procedure is published at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency/about/complaints-procedure</a>. Complaints may be made by an applicant for funding, their legal representative, their MP, or anyone else involved in the case. Complaints are counted separately as they pass through the stages of the process. Data for the most recent five completed financial years is shown below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number responded to</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>3,887</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2,785</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>3,446</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>3,727</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>3,234</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>236585,236586 &amp; 236587:</strong> The Legal Aid Agency measures and monitors its performance via a number of key performance indicators and corporate targets. For the processing of civil legal aid applications, this target has changed within the last five years. It is therefore not possible to answer these questions in precisely the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>The LAA remained within the target for each reporting month between April 2014 and December 2018. Details of how these targets changed within the requested time period, and a breakdown by the categories of law enquired about, are included within the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Target - % within working days</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Housing</p></td><td><p>Proportion out of target - Discrimination</p></td><td><p>Annual performance across all civil legal aid applications</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>25%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>85%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>17%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>90%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>23%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19*</p></td><td><p>80%</p></td><td><p>13%</p></td><td><p>56%</p></td><td><p>Target met</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>*(to Dec 2018)</p><p> </p><p>The target for 2018-19 (onwards) also includes the amount of time taken by providers, as well as LAA caseworkers, thus referring to an “end-to-end” process. This is reflected in the figures for this financial year shown above. Previous targets referred to LAA caseworker time-taken only.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236588:</strong> the LAA’s published statistics are separated into quarters for each financial year. The most recent period available is July-September 2018. During that time, four applications for a legal aid certificate in the Discrimination category of law were received. Of those, one application was referred to the Exceptional and Complex Case Team for a determination.</p><p> </p><p><strong>236589, 236590, 236591, 236592:</strong> Case volumes for the LAA are published on a quarterly basis at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics</a>. These show the number of matters started at the ‘Legal Help’ stage, where the application process is devolved to the provider, and applications and grants for a legal aid certificate, where this is determined by the LAA. Therefore it is not possible to comment on the grant rate of Legal Help matters as only successful applications are referred to us.</p><p>Table 6.1 of the aforesaid published statistics shows the number of applications for a legal aid certificate which were made in each period, and of those the volume which were granted. Please note that an application may not proceed to being granted for a variety of reasons, for example being withdrawn, abandoned, rejected for administrative reasons, or refused where the relevant funding criteria were not met.</p><p> </p><p>Table 5.1 of the published statistics show the number of matters opened at the Legal Help level by category of law during the period enquired about.</p><p> </p>
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