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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 more like this
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, what the timescale is for Ministerial approval to be granted for the new contract specification for community rehabilitation companies in England and Wales; and when that specification will be made public. 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 223263 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice continues to refine our plans for more effective integration of public, private and voluntary sector probation providers. We will set out more detailed plans later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-25T17:34:36.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T17:34:36.257Z
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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 more like this
1064066
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether (a) police commissioners and (b) local authorities will have any role in the provision of probation services following the announcement of new contracts last year. 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 223264 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>We outlined in our <em>Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence </em>consultation, that we wanted probation to work more closely with local partners, such as local authorities, and strengthen the role of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in the future system.</p><p> </p><p>We have been working jointly with the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) and representatives from different PCC offices to refine our thinking specifically around the role of PCCs and their relationship with probation services in England. We want this to support greater local transparency of probation performance, greater alignment of priorities and more opportunities for co-commissioning of rehabilitative services.</p><p> </p><p>HMPPS Wales are building on their positive partnership with the four PCCs in Wales around priority areas such as the Dyfodol Offender Interventions service and the Women’s Pathfinder initiative, to explore potential options around the co-commissioning of services as part of the current proposals for Wales.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-26T18:20:33.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T18:20:33.913Z
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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 more like this
1064069
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Government press release entitled New plans for probation in Wales announced by UK Government, published in July 2019, whether those changes to probation arrangements will involve any contracting out of services. 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 223268 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that the public, private and voluntary sectors all have a role to play in delivering probation services.</p><p> </p><p>We consulted in summer 2018 on proposals to better integrate providers in Wales by bringing the NPS and CRC into one combined probation service, while exploring options for the commissioning of rehabilitation services in Wales which reflect the delivery landscape and the skills and capabilities of providers.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to develop these proposals in consultation with stakeholders and will set out plans for the future of probation in Wales later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-25T17:38:17.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T17:38:17.157Z
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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 more like this
1063986
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Community Orders more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average number was of previous community orders handed down to offenders sentenced to prison for (a) up to six months; (b) six to 12 months and (c) over 12 months in the last year for which information is available. 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 223183 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>The average number of previous community orders handed down to offenders sentenced to prison for (a) up to six months; (b) six to 12 months and (c) over 12 months in the last year for which information is available can be viewed in the table.</p><p> </p><p>There is persuasive evidence showing community sentences, in certain circumstances, are more effective than short custodial sentences in reducing reoffending. The MoJ study ‘The impact of short custodial sentences, community orders and suspended sentence orders on re-offending’ published in 2015 found that over a 1-year follow up period, a higher proportion of people re-offended having been sentenced to custody of under 12 months without supervision on release than other similar people given community orders.</p><p> </p><p>Unless we tackle the underlying causes of offending, we cannot protect the public from being victims of crime. Effective community orders can address offenders’ behaviour, answer their mental health and alcohol or drug misuse needs, and provide reparation for the benefit of the wider community.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-28T17:40:31.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:40:31.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ 223183 Response Table.xlsx more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1063985
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Prison Sentences more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average number of previous offences committed was by people given a custodial sentence of (a) up to six months and (b) six to 12 months in the last year for which information is available. 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 223182 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>The average number of previous offences of offenders sentenced to immediate custody for (a) up to six months and (b) six to 12 months in year ending September 2018, can be viewed in the table.</p><p> </p><p>The data relates to cautions or convictions for all criminal offences, imprisonable and non-imprisonable. Non-imprisonable offences will never result in a custodial sentence: the maximum penalty is a fine.</p><p> </p><p>Sentencing must match the severity of the crime. We will always hold in prison those criminals whose offences are so grave that no other penalty will suffice. However, sentences should also rehabilitate. There is persuasive evidence showing community sentences, in certain circumstances, are more effective than short custodial sentences in reducing reoffending. The MoJ study ‘The impact of short custodial sentences, community orders and suspended sentence orders on re-offending’ published in 2015 found that over a 1-year follow up period, a higher proportion of people re-offended having been sentenced to custody of under 12 months without supervision on release than other similar people given community orders.</p><p> </p><p>Unless we tackle the underlying causes of offending, we cannot protect the public from being victims of crime. Effective community orders can address offenders’ behaviour, answer their mental health and alcohol or drug misuse needs, and provide reparation for the benefit of the wider community.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-28T17:39:52.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:39:52.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ 223182 Final Table.xlsx more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1063987
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Prison Sentences more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for which (a) offence and (b) offences each current prisoner serving a sentence of six months or less was imprisoned. 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 223184 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>We have interpreted this question to mean the main offence of prisoners serving a sentence of six months or less.</p><p> </p><p>The offence(s) for which each prisoner serving a sentence of six months or less was imprisoned, as at 31 December 2018, can be viewed in the table. The most common offence was shoplifting.</p><p> </p><p>Sentencing is a matter for our independent courts, who take into account all circumstances of the case, including any aggravating and mitigating factors. We are clear that sentencing must match the severity of a crime. We will always hold in prison those criminals whose offences are so grave that no other penalty will suffice.</p><p> </p><p>However, sentences should also rehabilitate. There is persuasive evidence showing community sentences, in certain circumstances, are more effective than short custodial sentences in reducing reoffending. The MoJ study ‘The impact of short custodial sentences, community orders and suspended sentence orders on re-offending’ published in 2015 found that over a 1-year follow up period, a higher proportion of people re-offended having been sentenced to custody of under 12 months without supervision on release than other similar people given community orders.</p><p> </p><p>Unless we tackle the underlying causes of offending, we cannot protect the public from being victims of crime. Effective community orders can address offenders’ behaviour, answer their mental health and alcohol or drug misuse needs, and provide reparation for the benefit of the wider community.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-28T17:41:35.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:41:35.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ 223184 (Philip Davies).xlsx more like this
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1064119
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Shoplifting: Sentencing more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 19 February 2019 to Question 220842 on Shoplifting: Sentencing, what the average number of previous offences committed by those sent to prison for a theft from a shop or stall offence was in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>Following on from Lucy Frazer’s response of 19 February to Question 220841, data on the average number of previous shoplifting offences resulting in a conviction or caution for those offenders sentenced to immediate custody for a shoplifting offence, covering the period year ending September 2016 - year ending September 2018, can be viewed in the table.</p><p> </p><p>There is persuasive evidence showing community sentences, in certain circumstances, are more effective than short custodial sentences in reducing reoffending. The MoJ study ‘The impact of short custodial sentences, community orders and suspended sentence orders on re-offending’ published in 2015 found that over a 1-year follow up period, a higher proportion of people re-offended having been sentenced to custody of under 12 months without supervision on release than other similar people given community orders.</p><p> </p><p>Unless we tackle the underlying causes of offending, we cannot protect the public from being victims of crime. Effective community orders can address offenders’ behaviour, answer their mental health and alcohol or drug misuse needs, and provide reparation for the benefit of the wider community.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-28T17:42:25.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:42:25.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ223530 Response Table.xlsx more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1063990
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were sent to prison for not paying (a) the television licence and (b) a subsequent fine; and how many days each offender spent in prison in the latest year for which information is available. 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 223187 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>The number of days each offender who has been committed to prison for failure to pay fines imposed for non-payment of the BBC licence fee in the latest year that information is available is:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Sentenced prison admissions for non-payment of the fine associated with using a TV without a licence, by number of days in custody; 2017</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Days in custody</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Admission(s)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total admissions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>19</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>0 days in custody equates to less than one day in custody.</em></p><p> </p><p><strong>Data sources and quality</strong></p><p>The figures in this table have been drawn from administrative IT systems which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-26T18:21:02.733Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T18:21:02.733Z
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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 Philip Davies more like this