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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-15more like thismore than 2017-03-15
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Biometric Residence Permits more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether exemptions exist for fees for biometric residence permits for people affected by changes to the right to work rules made in 2014 which mean that an expired travel document with a valid visa is no longer sufficient proof of right to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 68179 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 2017-03-20more like thismore than 2017-03-20
star this property answer text <p>Although the Home Office provides for exceptions to the need to pay application fees in a number of specific circumstances, these exceptions do not extend to those seeking confirmation of status, such as those who apply to transfer their existing status to a biometric residence permit. If we were to waive fees on this basis, it would result in a reduction in income that would have to be made up through charging other customers higher fees. We believe this would be unfair. The exceptions ensure that the Home Office’s immigration and nationality fee structure complies with international obligations (for example, in relation to refugees and persons deriving rights under European law) and wider government policy. .</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office does not receive or hold data on the number of people who hold an expired travel document with a valid visa but need to provide</p><p>acceptable evidence of their right to work to a new employer. In these circumstances the individual is required to apply to the Home Office to transfer their conditions, as a result of which they will receive a biometric residence permit. While the Home Office is processing the application it provides a checking service for employers to verify someone’s right to work so that the ability to start work is not impeded. This change was introduced to simplify and strengthen right to work checks by employers to better prevent illegal working in the UK.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 68180 more like this
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less than 2017-03-20T16:49:48.123Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-20T16:49:48.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
711499
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-15more like thismore than 2017-03-15
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigrants: Employment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people in (a) the UK and (b) Bolton South East constituency have been affected by the changes made in 2014 to the right to work rules which mean that an expired travel document with a valid visa is no longer sufficient proof of right to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 68180 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 2017-03-20more like thismore than 2017-03-20
star this property answer text <p>Although the Home Office provides for exceptions to the need to pay application fees in a number of specific circumstances, these exceptions do not extend to those seeking confirmation of status, such as those who apply to transfer their existing status to a biometric residence permit. If we were to waive fees on this basis, it would result in a reduction in income that would have to be made up through charging other customers higher fees. We believe this would be unfair. The exceptions ensure that the Home Office’s immigration and nationality fee structure complies with international obligations (for example, in relation to refugees and persons deriving rights under European law) and wider government policy. .</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office does not receive or hold data on the number of people who hold an expired travel document with a valid visa but need to provide</p><p>acceptable evidence of their right to work to a new employer. In these circumstances the individual is required to apply to the Home Office to transfer their conditions, as a result of which they will receive a biometric residence permit. While the Home Office is processing the application it provides a checking service for employers to verify someone’s right to work so that the ability to start work is not impeded. This change was introduced to simplify and strengthen right to work checks by employers to better prevent illegal working in the UK.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 68179 more like this
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less than 2017-03-20T16:49:48.2Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-20T16:49:48.2Z
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1562
star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
536442
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Children in Care: Mental Health more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the merits of the recommendation in the Fourth report of the Education Committee, Session 2015-16, HC 481, that all looked-after children should have a mental health assessment carried out by a mental health professional. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 42773 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 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government response to the Education Committee report into the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Looked-After Children is being jointly drafted by the Department of Health and the Department for Education. Ministers in both departments are assessing the recommendations in their entirety and the joint response, expected to be published after recess, reflects the importance that both departments place on joint working to meet the needs of this vulnerable group.</p><p>The Department of Health and the Department for Education have already established an Expert Working Group to consider how to improve the mental health and well-being of looked-after children, children adopted from care, care leavers and children leaving care under a special Guardianship Order or Child Arrangements Order. The Expert Working Group will include a focus on assessment and identification of mental health issues and difficulties.</p><p>The group, co-chaired by Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College London, and Alison O’Sullivan, former president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services, first met on 11 July 2016. Meeting notes, Terms of Reference and a work programme will shortly be available on the website of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (<a href="http://www.scie.org.uk/" target="_blank">http://www.scie.org.uk/</a>) which are co-ordinating the work of this group.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Timpson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42824 more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T16:02:22.49Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T16:02:22.49Z
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1605
star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
536476
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health: Children in Care more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on whether the Government plans to implement the recommendations of the Education Committee's Fourth report, Session 2015-16, HC 481, on the mental health and well-being of looked-after children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 42772 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 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government response to the Education Committee report into the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Looked-After Children is being jointly drafted by the Department of Health and Department for Education. Ministers in both departments are assessing the recommendations in their entirety, and the joint response, expected to be published after the summer recess, reflects the importance that both departments place on collaboration to meet the needs of this vulnerable group.</p><p> </p><p>The Department of Health and Department for Education have already established an Expert Working Group to consider how to improve the mental health and well-being of looked-after children, children adopted from care, care leavers and children leaving care under a special Guardianship Order or Child Arrangements Order. The Expert Working Group will include a focus on assessment and identification of mental health issues and difficulties.</p><p> </p><p>The group, co-chaired by Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College London, and Alison O’Sullivan, former president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services, first met on 11 July. Meeting notes, Terms of Reference and a work programme will shortly be available on the website of the Social Care Institute for Excellence</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.scie.org.uk/" target="_blank">http://www.scie.org.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>who are co-ordinating the work of this group.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicola Blackwood more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42799 more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T15:15:26.81Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T15:15:26.81Z
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4019
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
536448
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Children in Care: Mental Health more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of the recommendations of the Fourth Report of the Education Committee of Session 2015-16, Mental health and well-being of looked-after children, published on 28 April 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 42824 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 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government response to the Education Committee report into the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Looked-After Children is being jointly drafted by the Department of Health and the Department for Education. Ministers in both departments are assessing the recommendations in their entirety and the joint response, expected to be published after recess, reflects the importance that both departments place on joint working to meet the needs of this vulnerable group.</p><p>The Department of Health and the Department for Education have already established an Expert Working Group to consider how to improve the mental health and well-being of looked-after children, children adopted from care, care leavers and children leaving care under a special Guardianship Order or Child Arrangements Order. The Expert Working Group will include a focus on assessment and identification of mental health issues and difficulties.</p><p>The group, co-chaired by Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College London, and Alison O’Sullivan, former president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services, first met on 11 July 2016. Meeting notes, Terms of Reference and a work programme will shortly be available on the website of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (<a href="http://www.scie.org.uk/" target="_blank">http://www.scie.org.uk/</a>) which are co-ordinating the work of this group.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Timpson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42773 more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T16:02:22.423Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T16:02:22.423Z
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1605
star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
536470
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Children in Care more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the recommendation of the Education Committee in its Fourth report of the 2015-16 Session, on Mental health and wellbeing of looked-after children that all looked-after children, should have a full mental health assessment carried out by a qualified mental health professional. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 42799 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 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government response to the Education Committee report into the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Looked-After Children is being jointly drafted by the Department of Health and Department for Education. Ministers in both departments are assessing the recommendations in their entirety, and the joint response, expected to be published after the summer recess, reflects the importance that both departments place on collaboration to meet the needs of this vulnerable group.</p><p> </p><p>The Department of Health and Department for Education have already established an Expert Working Group to consider how to improve the mental health and well-being of looked-after children, children adopted from care, care leavers and children leaving care under a special Guardianship Order or Child Arrangements Order. The Expert Working Group will include a focus on assessment and identification of mental health issues and difficulties.</p><p> </p><p>The group, co-chaired by Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College London, and Alison O’Sullivan, former president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services, first met on 11 July. Meeting notes, Terms of Reference and a work programme will shortly be available on the website of the Social Care Institute for Excellence</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.scie.org.uk/" target="_blank">http://www.scie.org.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>who are co-ordinating the work of this group.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicola Blackwood more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42772 more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T15:15:26.88Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T15:15:26.88Z
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4019
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
536434
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Urban Areas more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to prevent shop closures in town centres. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 42767 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 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to ensuring that high streets remain at the heart of their community and as a Government we have taken significant actions to help high streets thrive through a range of targeted tax breaks, sensible planning changes and measures to ensure fairer parking for motorists.</p><p>At the Budget, we announced the biggest ever cut in business rates in England – worth £6.7 billion over the next five years, cutting business rates for all ratepayers, and meaning 600,000 of the smallest businesses won’t have to pay business rates. We have also given over £18 million to fund successful initiatives such “Love Your Local Market” and the “Great British High Street Competition”, and have recently announced a digital pilot programme in Gloucestershire, to support town centres and SMEs to compete in the digital era.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Nuneaton more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42770 more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T14:55:50.6Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T14:55:50.6Z
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4024
star this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
536436
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Urban Areas more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to reduce the decline of high streets in UK towns and cities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 42770 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 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to ensuring that high streets remain at the heart of their community and as a Government we have taken significant actions to help high streets thrive through a range of targeted tax breaks, sensible planning changes and measures to ensure fairer parking for motorists.</p><p>At the Budget, we announced the biggest ever cut in business rates in England – worth £6.7 billion over the next five years, cutting business rates for all ratepayers, and meaning 600,000 of the smallest businesses won’t have to pay business rates. We have also given over £18 million to fund successful initiatives such “Love Your Local Market” and the “Great British High Street Competition”, and have recently announced a digital pilot programme in Gloucestershire, to support town centres and SMEs to compete in the digital era.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Nuneaton more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42767 more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T14:55:50.667Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T14:55:50.667Z
star this property answering member
4024
star this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1132241
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Treatment Of, and Outcomes For, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department has taken to implement recommendation 11 of the Lammy Review; and what information his Department holds on (a) racial and (b) gender breakdowns of (i) plea and (ii) remand decisions in magistrates' courts in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 264756 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 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>Recommendation 12 of the Lammy Review has been implemented. MoJ now publishes both sentencing and offence tools which break data down by demographic characteristics, whilst preserving the privacy of individuals where sample groups are small. This was first implemented in May 2018's Criminal Justice Statistics publication and will be updated annually. Latest versions of these data can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/criminal-justice-system-statistics-quarterly-december-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/criminal-justice-system-statistics-quarterly-december-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>In relation to the implementation of recommendation 11 of the Lammy Review, research into current processes does not reveal evidence to indicate plea and remand decision data gaps. HMCTS standard operating processes, supported by IT case management systems applying data integrity and validation checks, satisfy the court’s duty under Part 5 of the Criminal Procedure Rules to make records. However, it is true that plea data is not available for a considerable volume of summary only non-imprisonable cases. Unfortunately, this results from a defendant failing to engage with the court process (as opposed to HMCTS failing to record the plea).</p><p> </p><p>One of the ways HMCTS is making it easier for defendants to engage with the court process is for defendants to respond online via the make a plea service. Furthermore, while most defendants arrive in the magistrates’ court on bail or in custody, remand decision data is not available for those cases arriving at court (first hearing) by way of postal requisition, summons or single justice procedure notice because, as a matter of law, these defendants are not on remand.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 264757 more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T16:44:04.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T16:44:04.06Z
star this property answering member
4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1132242
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Treatment Of, and Outcomes For, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent steps have been taken to implement recommendation 12 of the Lammy Review on the Open Justice initiative. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi remove filter
unstar this property uin 264757 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 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>Recommendation 12 of the Lammy Review has been implemented. MoJ now publishes both sentencing and offence tools which break data down by demographic characteristics, whilst preserving the privacy of individuals where sample groups are small. This was first implemented in May 2018's Criminal Justice Statistics publication and will be updated annually. Latest versions of these data can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/criminal-justice-system-statistics-quarterly-december-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/criminal-justice-system-statistics-quarterly-december-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>In relation to the implementation of recommendation 11 of the Lammy Review, research into current processes does not reveal evidence to indicate plea and remand decision data gaps. HMCTS standard operating processes, supported by IT case management systems applying data integrity and validation checks, satisfy the court’s duty under Part 5 of the Criminal Procedure Rules to make records. However, it is true that plea data is not available for a considerable volume of summary only non-imprisonable cases. Unfortunately, this results from a defendant failing to engage with the court process (as opposed to HMCTS failing to record the plea).</p><p> </p><p>One of the ways HMCTS is making it easier for defendants to engage with the court process is for defendants to respond online via the make a plea service. Furthermore, while most defendants arrive in the magistrates’ court on bail or in custody, remand decision data is not available for those cases arriving at court (first hearing) by way of postal requisition, summons or single justice procedure notice because, as a matter of law, these defendants are not on remand.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 264756 more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T16:44:04.15Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T16:44:04.15Z
star this property answering member
4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this