Penal Affairs APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To increase members' knowledge of penal affairs and to work through parliamentary channels to reform the penal system.

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Recent Documents related to Penal Affairs

1. LGBT rights in Brunei
08/04/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: releases 6 4. PQs 14 4.1 Recent 14 4.2 When the Penal Code was introduced 15 5. Other Parliamentary material

2. Positive steps being taken in Brunei: UK statement
10/05/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Home International Foreign affairs Press release Positive

3. UK candidate for the International Criminal Court elections 2020, Judge Joanna Korner: election brochure
05/06/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: CMG QC Candidata del Reino Unido para la Corte Penal Internacional La ilustre jueza Joanna Korner CMG

4. UK candidate for the International Criminal Court elections 2020, Judge Joanna Korner: election brochure
05/06/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: CMG QC: Candidata del Reino Unido para la Corte Penal Internacional PDF, 437KB, 4 pages Details

5. Penal Affairs
30/07/2015 - APPGs

Found: knowledge of penal affairs and to work through parliamentary channels to reform the penal system.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Penal Affairs

1. Brunei
04/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Implementation of the final phases of the associated sharia penal code was delayed from 2014 until yesterday. These - Speech Link
2: sentiment of the House that the imposition of a sharia penal code is a backward step as far as Brunei is concerned - Speech Link
3: and it is a matter of regret for us all that this penal code has come on to the statute book. Because of - Speech Link

2. Department for Education: Use of Statistics
11/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: aware of the Economic Affairs Committee report which pointed out that the penal rates of interest being - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
02/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: European partners, especially after the Foreign Affairs Committee published its report about a year ago - Speech Link
2: discussed the imminent introduction of the Sharia penal code when I was in Brunei last August. Our high - Speech Link
3: are grave concerns about the nature of the sharia penal code, if it were brought into play. As I mentioned - Speech Link

4. Prisons: Overcrowding
14/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: designed for in the mid-19th century. A Welsh Affairs Select Committee inquiry into prison provision - Speech Link
2: Minister confirm that the central plank of government penal policy is rehabilitation because it makes economic - Speech Link

5. Commonwealth: Discriminatory Legislation
21/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: countries such as Pakistan, and also the Pakistan penal code, which specifically requires the country’s - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Penal Affairs
1. Institute of Economic Affairs
asked by: Emily Thornberry
01/10/2020
... for what reasons items relating to the Institute of Economic Affairs were removed from the official record of her ministerial meetings and hospitality for January to March 2020 on 19 August 2020.

2. Institute of Economic Affairs
asked by: Emily Thornberry
01/10/2020
... which (a) official or (b) Minister in her Department authorised on 19 August 2020 the removal of items relating to the Institute of Economic Affairs from the official record of her ministerial meetings and hospitality for January to March 2020.

3. Institute of Economic Affairs
asked by: Emily Thornberry
01/10/2020
... on what date she was made aware that items relating to the Institute of Economic Affairs had been removed from the official record of her ministerial meetings and hospitality for January to March 2020.

4. Institute of Economic Affairs
asked by: Emily Thornberry
01/10/2020
... what disciplinary proceedings have been undertaken against the individual who authorised the removal of items relating to the Institute of Economic Affairs from the official record of her ministerial meetings and hospitality for January to March 2020 on 19 August 2020.

5. Institute of Economic Affairs
asked by: Emily Thornberry
05/10/2020
... whether Government business was discussed at (a) her dinner with the Institute of Economic Affairs on 14 January 2020 and (b) meetings with the Institute of Economic Affairs on (i) 10 February 2020 and (i) 17 March 2020.

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5 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Paul Maynard MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7017.

Email: paul.maynard.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Mark Day, Prison Reform Trust, 15 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0JR. Tel: 020 7689 7746

Email: mark.day@prisonreformtrust.org.uk

Secretariat:

Prison Reform Trust acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/PressPolicy/Parliament/AllPartyParliamentaryPenalAffairsGroup

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Prison Reform Trust is paid by Barrow Cadbury Trust to act as the group's secretariat
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/02/2021 To : 10/02/2022
Value
£19,501
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Prison Reform Trust
Description
Prison Reform Trust is paid by Barrow Cadbury Trust to act as the group's secretariat   From : 11/02/2021 To : 10/02/2022
Value
£19,501
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
Prison Reform Trust is paid by Barrow Cadbury Trust to act as the group's secretariat
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£19,501
Date
11 Jul 2019
Source
Prison Reform Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2019 To : 10/07/2020
Value
£18,001
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
Prison Reform Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£10,501
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
Prison Reform Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£15,001
Date
12 Jul 2016
Source
Prison Reform Trust
Description
Prison Reform Trust is funded by Barrow Cadbury Trust to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 12/07/2016 To : 11/07/2017
Value
£12,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Prison Reform Trust
Description
Prison Reform Trust is funded by Barrow Cadbury Trust to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£16,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Penal Affairs APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Beecham Portrait
Lord Beecham
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Vice Chair
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Dominic Grieve Portrait
Dominic Grieve
Chair & Registered Contact
Independent - Former Member for Beaconsfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Norman Lamb Portrait
Norman Lamb
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for North Norfolk
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Sir Edward Garnier
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017