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Crime, civil law, justice and rights news from UK Parliament.

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Lords debates Automated Vehicles Bill at second reading
Members discuss draft law to regulate safe rollout of self-driving vehicles in Great Britain.
29 November 2023
House of Commons Committee launches public survey on fraud
The cross-party committee of MPs wants to find out more about the different types of fraud that people are experiencing in the UK
24 November 2023
Lords considers case for recognising the Ukrainian Holodomor as a genocide
Members discuss calls to ratify 1932-1933 famine as mass murder. Find out more
24 November 2023
Justice Committee launches new inquiry into probate amid concerns over delays and consumer protection
The Justice Committee has launched a new inquiry into probate, the legal term for sorting out a will, amid concerns over delays in processing applications.
22 November 2023
Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill debated in the Lords
Members discuss draft law to update UK's investigatory framework in face of emerging threats. Catch up.
21 November 2023
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill completes parliamentary scrutiny
Members discuss small businesses and trail costs as anti-fraud bill set to become law. Catch up
26 October 2023
New inquiry: Justice Committee launches new inquiry on the work of the County Court amid capacity and resource concerns
New inquiry: Justice Committee launches new inquiry on the work of the County Court amid capacity and resource concerns
26 October 2023
Public debate on sentencing is “stuck in a dysfunctional and reactive cycle” Justice Committee warns
The Committee calls on Government and Parliament to identify where there may be genuine and sustained gaps between sentencing policy and public opinion
25 October 2023
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New inquiry: Justice Committee launches new inquiry examining the use of pre-recorded cross-examination
Committee launches new inquiry examining the use of pre-recorded cross-examination
23 October 2023
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MPs to debate knife crime
MPs to debate knife crime
10 October 2023
MoJ must investigate Official Injury Claim Service case backlog after whiplash reforms, Justice Committee says
There are a “growing number” of unresolved cases in the Official Injury Claim Service portal, the Justice Committee warns
20 September 2023
Government rejects MPs’ calls to legally define honour-based abuse
The Government has rejected calls by MPs to introduce a statutory definition of so-called honour-based abuse, despite warnings that it risks remaining a hidden crime without improved understanding of its complexities
15 September 2023
Home Affairs Committee launches inquiry into fraud
Fraud is the most common crime in England and Wales, accounting for 40% of all offences
14 September 2023
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Reform law and expand treatment options to tackle cost of drugs on society – Home Affairs Committee finds
Reform law and expand treatment options to tackle cost of drugs on society – Home Affairs Committee finds
31 August 2023
Violence against Women and Girls
In the final podcast of this season’s Committee Corridor, host Caroline Nokes MP hears from three women who have taken part in parliamentary inquiries which consider different aspects of violence against women and girls.
26 July 2023
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