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Commons Chamber
Local Government (Disqualification) Bill
Report stage - Fri 14 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Christopher Chope (CON - Christchurch) It deals only with sexual offences, and does not extend to other offences which I think are equally important - Speech Link
2: None Sexual Offences Act 2003 and are not subject to notification requirements for registered sex offenders - Speech Link
3: None They are not convictions and the people to whom they apply are not on the sex offenders register, so - Speech Link
4: Paul Beresford (CON - Mole Valley) , to 1978 for drink-driving offences and to 2018 for social disorder offences. - Speech Link
5: Kemi Badenoch (CON - Saffron Walden) The core purpose of this legislation is to prevent those convicted of sexual offences from having a role - Speech Link
6: Gareth Bacon (CON - Orpington) Offences Act 2003, known as the sex offenders register, as well as the sexual risk order that my hon - Speech Link
7: Sally-Ann Hart (CON - Hastings and Rye) However, people who commit sexual offences should rightly be disqualified from holding positions in local - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede (LAB - Life peer) It would require police forces to have a specialist rape and serious sexual offences, or RASSO, unit. - Speech Link
2: None This is to ensure that complainants of rape and sexual offences can access it around the country as soon - Speech Link
3: None Sexual Offences Act 1956 (intercourse with a girl between thirteen and sixteen) are not barred only - Speech Link
4: Baroness Kennedy of Cradley (Non-affiliated - Life peer) before 1 May 2004 must be prosecuted under the Sexual Offences Act 1956. - Speech Link
5: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) The amendment affects offences under Section 6 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956 of unlawful but consensual - Speech Link
6: Lord Beith (LDEM - Life peer) in sport or religion into the mechanism of the Sexual Offences Act. - Speech Link
7: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) The position of trust offences that we are discussing are set out in Sections 16 to 19 of the Sexual - Speech Link
8: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) within the Sexual Offences Act 2003. - Speech Link
9: None For the offences to be made out, the perpetrator must be acting for the purposes of obtaining sexual - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Helen Hayes (LAB - Dulwich and West Norwood) Women and girls in Dulwich and West Norwood and across the country are desperate to see action on the sexual - Speech Link
2: Rachel Maclean (CON - Redditch) Lady and the whole House that the Prime Minister takes all forms of sexual harassment against women and - Speech Link
3: Jess Phillips (LAB - Birmingham, Yardley) was flown in The Telegraph saying that the Government were absolutely going to put in place a public sexual - Speech Link
4: Tim Loughton (CON - East Worthing and Shoreham) What the Government’s policy is on placing transgender women with sexual abuse convictions in female - Speech Link
5: James Cartlidge (CON - South Suffolk) 90% of transgender women in prison are held in the men’s estate, and there have been no assaults or sexual - Speech Link
6: Tim Loughton (CON - East Worthing and Shoreham) On what basis would a male-born prisoner with a record of sex offences against women who now identifies - Speech Link
7: Mike Freer (CON - Finchley and Golders Green) continue to be able to have open and challenging conversations with young people or others about their sexual - Speech Link


Public Bill Committees
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Sarah Champion (LAB - Rotherham) Girls are highly likely to experience sexual and domestic violence in a child marriage and they often - Speech Link
2: Ben Spencer (CON - Runnymede and Weybridge) Marriage is one of the decisions that falls within scope, along with decisions to do with sexual relations - Speech Link
3: Ben Spencer (CON - Runnymede and Weybridge) 20 to 30 years, and it interacts quite tightly with the common law test for capacity to consent to sexual - Speech Link
4: Tim Loughton (CON - East Worthing and Shoreham) We know about the low rape convictions in this country—I apologise that I have to leave this Committee - Speech Link
5: Ben Spencer (CON - Runnymede and Weybridge) is also the situation where one of the partners in a marriage loses capacity to consent to sex, but sexual - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Simon Hinchley-Robson: Discharge from the RAF - Mon 10 Jan 2022
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Clive Efford (LAB - Eltham) have the strength to see it through and took the suicide road.”At the time of Mr Robson’s ordeal, the Sexual - Speech Link
2: Alan Mak (CON - Havant) the MOD will respond.In 2012, power was conferred on the Home Secretary to formally disregard certain convictions - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
Lords Hansard - Part 2 - Mon 10 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: None in accordance with subsections (2) to (10).(2) Section 92 (power of Secretary of State to disregard convictions - Speech Link
2: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) The removal of cautions and convictions from official records is a serious matter, and Amendment 97ZB - Speech Link
3: None It was only very recently, in 2003, when Parliament undertook a comprehensive reform of sexual offences - Speech Link
4: None As has been said, those living with cautions or convictions for these and other relevant offences will - Speech Link
5: None that regulated sexual activity between people of the same sex. - Speech Link
6: None That is particularly in the light of the terrible attrition rates in relation to violent and sexual offences - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
Lords Hansard - Part 1 - Mon 10 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Baroness Meacher (CB - Life peer) JENGbA which examined 109 joint enterprise cases involving women and girls, the majority of whom had convictions - Speech Link
2: Lord Paddick (LDEM - Life peer) relating to race or religion and certain online hate offences. - Speech Link
3: None relating to race or religion and certain online hate offences. - Speech Link
4: Lord Sharpe of Epsom (CON - Life peer) amendments will also enable a court to impose a football banning order for other race, religious or sexual - Speech Link
5: None It revealed that of the 12 trans-identifying prisoners convicted of violent and sexual crimes and housed - Speech Link
6: None Vulnerable young men also can face violent bullying, even rape or sexual assault. - Speech Link
7: Lord Cashman (Non-affiliated - Life peer) intention, deeply concerns me because it perpetrates the stereotype of trans women and trans men as sexual - Speech Link
8: Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GRN - Life peer) The noble Lord, Lord Cashman, said that we are saying that all trans women are sexual predators. - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Nationality and Borders Bill
2nd reading - Wed 05 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) national offenders who have been found guilty of serious crimes such as murder, rape and child sex offences - Speech Link
2: Lord Paddick (LDEM - Life peer) electronic travel authority, where those travelling to the UK will be asked to “voluntarily declare” their convictions - Speech Link
3: Baroness Coussins (CB - Life peer) The Government have an admirable track record in highlighting the need to combat sexual violence across - Speech Link
4: Lord Rooker (LAB - Life peer) to exploit people with uncertain or insecure immigration status, or criminal records, even for minor offences - Speech Link
5: Baroness Uddin (Non-affiliated - Life peer) Many may indeed languish in uncertainty as a consequence of reporting sexual violence, exploitation and - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Delivering Justice for Victims - Thu 16 Dec 2021
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: None After all, we can secure convictions and bring down rates of crime only if victims have the confidence - Speech Link
2: None the process less harrowing so that victims can present their best evidence and helping to secure more convictions - Speech Link
3: None As part of that, we plan to strengthen the support available from independent sexual violence advisers - Speech Link
4: None are planning a national rollout to expand provision of Section 28 pre-recorded cross-examination for sexual - Speech Link
5: None We will better protect victims, especially victims of rape and sexual violence, to give them greater - Speech Link
6: Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede (LAB - Life peer) The latest data from the CPS shows that the number of rape convictions fell by 6.7% in the last quarter - Speech Link
7: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) In particular, we have found that support from ISVAs—independent sexual violence advisers, whom we also - Speech Link
8: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) There has been an increase in the number of recorded adult rape offences since 2019 and, indeed, since - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
Lords Hansard - Part 2 - Wed 15 Dec 2021
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: None Those offences attract higher maximum penalties. - Speech Link
2: Lord Dholakia (LDEM - Life peer) only because the courts no longer see the problem and no longer see that it takes an average of 30 convictions - Speech Link
3: None Retail crime is going up; it is just the number of convictions going down. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Chakrabarti (LAB - Life peer) who are criminalised for offences of that nature. - Speech Link
5: Lord Dholakia (LDEM - Life peer) A 10 year-old who commits a “grave crime”, which includes serious, violent and sexual crimes but can - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
Lords Hansard - Part 1 - Wed 15 Dec 2021
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: None It might also adversely impact on the ability of prosecutors to obtain convictions. - Speech Link
2: None section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, and(b) the offence was committed after the commencement of - Speech Link
3: Baroness Chapman of Darlington (LAB - Life peer) four years for that process to be completed.The latest data from the CPS shows that the number of rape convictions - Speech Link
4: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) Offences (Amendment) Act 1992.The naming offence in Section 5 of that Act protects complainants in sexual - Speech Link
5: None offences complainant (1) Section 5 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 is amended as follows - Speech Link
6: None Offences Act 2003 In section 70 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (sexual penetration of a corpse), in - Speech Link
7: Baroness Noakes (CON - Life peer) the Sexual Offences Act 2003 from two years to 10 years.I am tabling this amendment in the light of the - Speech Link
8: None I was the lead opposition spokesman when your Lordships’ House considered the then Sexual Offences Bill - Speech Link
9: Lord Sandhurst (CON - Excepted Hereditary) It appears that he committed many offences of sexual penetration of corpses to which he had access by - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
Lords Hansard - Part 1 - Mon 13 Dec 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: None Chapter 1 of Part 2 includes domestic abuse and sexual offences. - Speech Link
2: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) offences”, utilising the list in Schedule 3 to the Sexual Offences Act 2003, subject to certain appropriate - Speech Link
3: Baroness Bertin (CON - Life peer) Making the change to explicitly recognise that domestic abuse and sexual offences are included in the - Speech Link
4: Lord Rosser (LAB - Life peer) Stalking that involves domestic abuse and sexual offences would be covered by the terms of these government - Speech Link
5: None Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 includes domestic abuse and sexual offences. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Armed Forces Bill
Consideration of Lords message - Mon 13 Dec 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Leo Docherty (CON - Aldershot) from January 2022, we will start to record separately information about domestic violence and child sexual - Speech Link
2: Robert Neill (CON - Bromley and Chislehurst) certain circumstances, but not all—and a rebuttable presumption that the civilian system should hear offences - Speech Link
3: Stephen Kinnock (LAB - Aberavon) however, welcome the fact that the Minister has today acknowledged the need to publish data on all the offences - Speech Link
4: None his remarks today about the statistical data on serious crime in terms of reports, prosecutions and convictions - Speech Link
5: Robert Neill (CON - Bromley and Chislehurst) offences in particular will almost invariably require great sensitivity in handling the investigation - Speech Link
6: Sarah Atherton (CON - Wrexham) the Minister’s comments on transparency, but I fail to see how collecting even more data on serious offences - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Women in the Armed Forces - Thu 09 Dec 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Emma Lewell-Buck (LAB - South Shields) offences will come as a bitter and agonising blow to those women who shared with us their trauma. - Speech Link
2: Tobias Ellwood (CON - Bournemouth East) Secondly, I echo what has been said about the serious offences. - Speech Link
3: Stephanie Peacock (LAB - Barnsley East) result, in line with the Lyons review and Labour policy, the report recommends that the most serious offences - Speech Link
4: Leo Docherty (CON - Aldershot) June to November this year, there was a 50% conviction rate within the service justice system for rape offences - Speech Link
5: Carol Monaghan (SNP - Glasgow North West) The Minister has spoken about the civilian courts and the increased number of convictions, which I think - Speech Link
6: Leo Docherty (CON - Aldershot) offences or unacceptable sexual behaviour. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Delivering Justice for Victims - Thu 09 Dec 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Tom Pursglove (CON - Corby) After all, we can secure convictions and bring down rates of crime only if victims have the confidence - Speech Link
2: Alex Cunningham (LAB - Stockton North) The latest data from the Crown Prosecution Service shows that the number of rape convictions fell by - Speech Link
3: Stephanie Peacock (LAB - Barnsley East) Those four men had a hundred convictions between them, one had previously killed by dangerous driving - Speech Link
4: Wendy Chamberlain (LDEM - North East Fife) As a former police officer trained in the handling of sexual offences, I know very well that victims - Speech Link
5: Robbie Moore (CON - Keighley) Friend will be well aware, child sexual exploitation is, sadly, an undeniable problem in my constituency - Speech Link