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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2014, Official Report, column 641W, on reoffenders, what (a) offence type and (b) sentence length each offender with more than one fixed term recall is serving. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p>It has not been possible to obtain this information. I will write to the Honourable member in due course.</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 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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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 proportion of eligible (a) male and (b) female offenders were recalled on a fixed term recall instead of a standard recall (i) in 2008, (ii) in 2009, (iii) in 2010, (iv) in 2011, (v) in 2012 and (vi) since 3 December 2012. 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p>It has not been possible to obtain this information. I will write to the Honourable member in due course.</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 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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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, 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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unstar 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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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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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, 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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unstar 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 date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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, how many (a) men and (b) women were refused bail and remanded in custody where the allegation related to (i) an offence against the person, (ii) a public order offence and (iii) a harassment offence in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of men and women remanded in custody at magistrates' courts and the Crown Courts for offences of violence against the person, public order offences and harassment offences, for 2012 (latest available) can be viewed in the tables. The proportion remanded in custody has remained broadly constant in recent years.</p><p> </p><p>The MoJ Court Proceedings Database holds information on defendants proceeded against, found guilty and sentenced for criminal offences in England and Wales. This database holds information on offences provided by the statutes under which proceedings are brought, but not all the specific circumstances of each case. This centrally-held information does not allow us to separately identify which offences proceeded against were related to domestic violence. This information is not reported to Justice Statistics Analytical Services in MoJ owing to its size and complexity, and it could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="12"><p><strong>Table 1: Defendants<sup>(1)</sup> proceeded against at magistrates' courts, by remand status, offence group and sex, England &amp; Wales, 2012<sup>(2) </sup>(e)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"> </td><td colspan="4"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Offence Group</p></td><td colspan="4"><p>Remand Status</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Male</p></td><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p>Female</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"> </td><td colspan="4"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Violence Against the Person<sup>(3)</sup></p></td><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Custody<sup>(4)</sup></strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>6,867</strong></p></td><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>401</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"> </td><td colspan="4"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Public Order Offences<sup>(3)</sup></p></td><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Custody<sup>(4)</sup></strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>1,508</strong></p></td><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>112</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"> </td><td colspan="4"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Harassment Offences<sup>(5)</sup></p></td><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Custody<sup>(4)</sup></strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2,060</strong></p></td><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>78</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"> </td><td colspan="4"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="7"><p>(e) Magistrates' courts data for 2012 are estimated.</p></td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="12"><p> </p><p><strong>Table 2: Defendants<sup>(1)</sup> appearing at the Crown Court, by remand status, offence group and sex, England &amp; Wales, 2012<sup>(2)</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> </td><td colspan="6"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Offence Group</p></td><td colspan="6"><p>Remand Status</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Male</p></td><td> </td><td><p>Female</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> </td><td colspan="6"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Violence Against the Person<sup>(3)</sup></p></td><td colspan="6"><p><strong>Custody<sup>(4)</sup></strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>6,975</strong></p></td><td> </td><td><p><strong>476</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> </td><td colspan="6"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Public Order Offences<sup>(3)</sup></p></td><td colspan="6"><p><strong>Custody<sup>(4)</sup></strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>1,628</strong></p></td><td> </td><td><p><strong>74</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> </td><td colspan="6"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Harassment Offences<sup>(5)</sup></p></td><td colspan="6"><p><strong>Custody<sup>(4)</sup></strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>534</strong></p></td><td> </td><td><p><strong>14</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> </td><td colspan="6"> </td><td colspan="2"> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="12"><p>(1) Defendants in Table 1 may also be counted in Table 2 if they were committed for trial or committed for sentence at the Crown Court. Defendants in Table 2 may also be counted in Table 1.</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="12"><p>(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="12"><p>(3) Based on new Office for National Statistics (ONS) crime classifications. For further detail see: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/guide-method/method-quality/specific/crime-statistics-methodology/presentational-changes-on-police-recorded-crime-in-england-and-wales.pdf</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="12"><p>(4) Includes those remanded in custody at any stage of proceedings at the relevant court who may also have been given bail at some stage of those proceedings.</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="12"><p>(5) Includes offences under S.2, S.2A(1), S.3, S.4, S.4A(1)(a)(b)(i), S.4A(1)(a)(b)(ii), S.5, SS.5A(2) &amp; 5(5) &amp; (6) of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, and S.31(1)(b) &amp; (4), S.31(1)(c) &amp; (4) of the Crime &amp; Disorder Act 1998, and S.42A of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001.</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p>Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</p></td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Ref: 194404</p></td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td colspan="3"> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="6"> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table>
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 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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, how many people in each prison establishment are not being held in relation to criminal proceedings; and what the reason is for their being so held in each case. more like this
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unstar 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>As of the 31 December 2013, 1,230 people were being held in prisons in England and Wales not in relation to criminal proceedings.</p><p> </p><p>Of these, 1,214 were being held as immigration detainees and 16 were being held for civil offences (for example non-payment of a debt, contempt of court, or breach of an injunction).</p><p> </p><p>The agreement to hold time served foreign national offenders (Immigration Detainees) in prisons is set out in a Service Level Agreement between NOMS and the Home Office and is designed to support the Home Office in achieving its objectives for removal.</p><p> </p><p>Reducing the FNO population is a top priority for this Government. We are working hard to reduce the flow of FNOs into our prison system and increase the number of FNOs removed from the UK through Prisoner Transfer Agreements (PTAs); the Early Removal Scheme (ERS) and Tariff Expired Removal Scheme (TERS).</p><p> </p><p>Table 1 (attached) provides a breakdown of the population who are not held in relation to criminal proceedings by prison establishment.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
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 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property file name 194405 Table 1 v2.XLS more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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 the highest number of previous convictions for burglary for an individual convicted of an offence of burglary without being sent to prison was in each year since 2010. more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p>It has not been possible to obtain this information. I will write to the Honourable member in due course.</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 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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, how many (a) male and (b) female prisoners were released on temporary licence by way of (i) resettlement day release, (ii) resettlement overnight release and (iii) childcare resettlement in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Table 1 presents the number of individuals who were granted each of these temporary licence (ROTL) release types, broken down by gender, for 2012, which is the latest year for which published figures are available.</p><p>An individual prisoner can have a number of different types of ROTL over a period of time. Where an individual received more than one type of ROTL within the year, this individual has been counted once under each type received. Therefore there will be some individuals who are counted more than once in the table presented.</p><p>These figures 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><p> </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 date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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, how many people with 15 or more previous convictions were not sent to prison on conviction for (a) burglary and (b) violence against the person in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p>It has not been possible to obtain this information. I will write to the Honourable member in due course.</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 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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, if he will publish his Department's equality impact assessment of its policy on uniforms for male and female prisoners. more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The requirement for prisoners to wear uniform is set out in the Incentives and Earned Privileges national policy framework, Prison Service Instruction 30/2013. During the review of this policy in 2013 an Equality Impact Assessment was completed and I have placed a copy in the Libraries of both Houses.</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 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this