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star this property date less than 2014-03-05more like thismore than 2014-03-05
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the current timescale for the introduction of the e-borders programme is; and when she intends to announce a preferred bidder for this programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The activity of the eBorders programme has been absorbed into the Border Systems Programme. <br><br>By the end of this Parliament the Border Systems Programme aims to:<br><br>• Complete resilience of all current business critical systems; <br>• Develop replacement primary border security systems; <br>• Provide the capability to support commitments on exit checks; <br>• Establish a programme for the next generation of Radiological and Nuclear detection (Cyclamen); <br>• Continue the implementation of second generation e-Gates across the estate; <br>• Develop and implement new freight targeting capability for Sea Containers; <br>• Establish contracts to purchase new detection equipment; <br>• Continue to assure live operations of existing systems.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
46132
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star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 5 March 2014, Official Report, column 821W, on immigration controls, what procedures are in place to ensure that immigration officers ensure the removal of any face coverings before authorising entry to the UK; how many incidents have been recorded where the correct procedures relating to the removal of face coverings have not been followed by immigration officers in each of the last three years; and what disciplinary action has been taken in such incidents 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 remove filter
star this property uin 194471 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>This information is not held centrally.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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1530
star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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1565
star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
46308
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star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of victims who took part in the research used in the report Everyone's business; Improving the police response to domestic abuse were (a) male and (b) female. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 194674 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>As part of its inspection of the police response to domestic violence and <br>abuse, which was the basis for the report &quot;Everyone's business: Improving the <br>police response to domestic abuse&quot;, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary <br>(HMIC) held focus groups and interviews with 80 victims, of which six were male.<br><br>HMIC also circulated an electronic self-completion victim survey to inform its <br>inspection. 532 victims of domestic abuse completed the survey, of which 483 <br>were female, 39 were male and ten preferred not to disclose their gender.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Lewes more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Baker more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Baker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
47239
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star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent estimate he has made of the number of dogs owned by people who have previously been banned from owning dogs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 195407 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-15more like thismore than 2014-04-15
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>No estimate has been made of the number of people owning dogs who have previously been banned. However, the table shows the number of people convicted of breaching disqualification orders, in respect of keeping any animal, made under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>2012</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Convictions</p></td><td><p>43</p></td><td><p>59</p></td><td><p>73</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Source:</strong> Data provided by the Home Office on 9 April 2014.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
46318
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star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what measures are in place to ensure that aid given to foreign countries is used for the purposes intended; and what proportion of such aid not being used for those purposes would result in future aid being denied to that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 194676 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p>DFID has a number of controls in place focussing on monitoring and evaluation, including both internal and external audits and reports from the International Development Committee and the Independent Commission for Aid Impact.</p><p>DFID has strong internal review processes in place to make sure projects are properly monitored and closed if they are not delivering good results and value for money.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
42614
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) men and (b) women were (i) investigated, (ii) given an administrative penalty, (iii) given a caution and (iv) convicted in court for benefit fraud in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 191464 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The data requested is not collated in gender format. The table below represents the total numbers of investigations and outcomes following a benefit fraud investigation by the Fraud Investigation Service (FIS) in the last five years where available.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Outcomes following a benefit fraud investigation by DWP</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fiscal Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Investigations Closed</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Administrative Penalties</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cautions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2008-2009</strong></p></td><td><p>128,513</p></td><td><p>7,160</p></td><td><p>14,320</p></td><td><p>6,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009-2010</strong></p></td><td><p>150,146</p></td><td><p>7,249</p></td><td><p>15,117</p></td><td><p>7,040</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>154,819</p></td><td><p>7,625</p></td><td><p>15,574</p></td><td><p>8,598</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>165,387</p></td><td><p>7,364</p></td><td><p>15,939</p></td><td><p>9,861</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>130,853</p></td><td><p>3,863</p></td><td><p>2,906</p></td><td><p>not available</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Following a merger of DWP Prosecution Division with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in April 2012, conviction data for benefit fraud offences in England and Wales for 2012/13 is within ownership of CPS, and in Scotland the Procurator Fiscal. DWP data available for this period is not comparable to the data formatted and published by Prosecution Division in each year shown and if published could show a distorted view.</p><p> </p><p>The decline in the lesser penalties is due to DWP operational strategy to investigate in the most serious of cases, uncover the whole extent of the fraud and to prosecute wherever possible. The strategic approach to investigate in the most serious of cases and direct resources to the sternest penalty outcome of prosecution underpins the department's fraud and error principles to Prevent, Detect, Correct, Punish and Deter.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
42553
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of (a) men and (b) women convicted of benefit fraud in each of the last five years received a prison sentence; and what the average prison sentence was for those of each gender so convicted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department for Work and Pensions operates a tough series of specific penalties for benefit fraud that run alongside the criminal justice system. The Welfare Reform Act 2012 toughened penalties for those who commit, or attempt to commit benefit fraud. We have introduced a financial administrative penalty as an alternative to prosecution which, for the first time, can be applied to attempted fraud.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also introduced a tougher loss of benefit penalty to restrict benefits to people convicted of benefit fraud or who have accepted an administrative penalty. Benefits can be reduced for periods of 13 weeks, 26 weeks or 3 years, dependent on the number of benefit fraud offences committed within a specified period, where the latest offence results in a conviction.</p><p>Judges make their decisions independently of Government based on the facts of each case. The maximum penalty for fraud is 10 years in prison.</p><p>The number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates' court found guilty and sentenced at all courts for offences relating to benefit fraud, with sentencing outcomes and the average custodial sentence length by gender, in England and Wales, from 2008 to 2012 (latest data available) can be viewed in the table.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that court proceedings statistics for the year 2013 are planned to be published by the Ministry of Justice in May 2014.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 191466 more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property file name 191466.XLS more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
42554
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) men and (b) women convicted of benefit fraud in each of the last five years received (i) a conditional discharge, (ii) a fine, (iii) a community order and (iv) a suspended prison sentence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department for Work and Pensions operates a tough series of specific penalties for benefit fraud that run alongside the criminal justice system. The Welfare Reform Act 2012 toughened penalties for those who commit, or attempt to commit benefit fraud. We have introduced a financial administrative penalty as an alternative to prosecution which, for the first time, can be applied to attempted fraud.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also introduced a tougher loss of benefit penalty to restrict benefits to people convicted of benefit fraud or who have accepted an administrative penalty. Benefits can be reduced for periods of 13 weeks, 26 weeks or 3 years, dependent on the number of benefit fraud offences committed within a specified period, where the latest offence results in a conviction.</p><p>Judges make their decisions independently of Government based on the facts of each case. The maximum penalty for fraud is 10 years in prison.</p><p>The number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates' court found guilty and sentenced at all courts for offences relating to benefit fraud, with sentencing outcomes and the average custodial sentence length by gender, in England and Wales, from 2008 to 2012 (latest data available) can be viewed in the table.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that court proceedings statistics for the year 2013 are planned to be published by the Ministry of Justice in May 2014.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 191465 more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
42559
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Ministry of 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, what data his Department collects on the number of men in prison who have been victims of sexual abuse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Prisoners are assessed on entry to prison for addiction problems and there is a package of support available to them. The MoJ's Transforming Rehabilitation programme will provide individual support to all released prisoners. This will include identifying risks and needs for individual ex-prisoners, and providing services to address them.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice does not collect these data centrally on a regular basis. However, a survey of 1,435 adult prisoners sentenced to between one month and four years in 2005 and 2006 (Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction – SPCR) provides self-reported estimates for each question.</p><p> </p><p>The full reports can be accessed on the gov.uk website: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/surveying-prisoner-crime-reduction-spcr" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/surveying-prisoner-crime-reduction-spcr</a></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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191434 more like this
191435 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 Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
42560
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what data his Department collects on the number of (a) men and (b) women in prison who had alcohol-related issues prior to conviction. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 191434 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Prisoners are assessed on entry to prison for addiction problems and there is a package of support available to them. The MoJ's Transforming Rehabilitation programme will provide individual support to all released prisoners. This will include identifying risks and needs for individual ex-prisoners, and providing services to address them.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice does not collect these data centrally on a regular basis. However, a survey of 1,435 adult prisoners sentenced to between one month and four years in 2005 and 2006 (Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction – SPCR) provides self-reported estimates for each question.</p><p> </p><p>The full reports can be accessed on the gov.uk website: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/surveying-prisoner-crime-reduction-spcr" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/surveying-prisoner-crime-reduction-spcr</a></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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191433 more like this
191435 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 Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this