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

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Lords Committee finds that post-Brexit UK-EU security cooperation is sub-optimal
Justice and Home Affairs Committee publish letter assessing UK-EU cooperation on law enforcement and criminal justice
26 July 2023
Honour-based abuse will remain hidden unless victim support improves, Women and Equalities Committee warns
So-called honour-based abuse risks remaining a hidden crime without improved victim support and law enforcement focus, the Women and Equalities Committee has warned.
19 July 2023
Committee Corridor: Voter ID
Host Catherine McKinnell MP, Chair of the Petitions Committee, speaks to Dr John Ault, Director of Democracy Volunteers, followed by Clive Betts MP and William Wragg MP, the Chairs of two select committees which have been tracking the progress of changes to electoral law.
14 July 2023
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New inquiry: The escalation of violence against women and girls
Committee launches new inquiry on the escalation of violence against women and girls
11 July 2023
National Security Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members vote on parliamentary security committee rules. Catch up
05 July 2023
Capacity crisis in jails leads to special parliamentary debate
The debate was called for by the cross-party Justice Committee which scrutinises the work of the Ministry of Justice.
30 June 2023
Committee Corridor podcast: The impact of declining local journalism
How do we hold local Government and public services to account for the decisions that affect our everyday lives without local media? And what does it mean for our understanding of institutions like the courts if we don't engage with coverage? 
30 June 2023
Lords debates violence against women and girls
Members discuss abuse suffered by women in the UK. Catch up
30 June 2023
Half of prison officers do not feel safe at work - “shocking” new survey
A large-scale survey of prison staff by the Justice Committee has revealed half of the prison officers in England and Wales do not feel safe at the prisons they work in
23 June 2023
More safeguards needed for interception of journalistic material – JCHR finds
The Government’s proposed Remedial Order would fail to provide adequate safeguards for journalistic material, a report has found.
13 June 2023
Widespread human rights failings must be addressed in Illegal Migration Bill, Human Rights Committee finds
Joint Committee finds that the legislation would deny access to the asylum system to the vast majority of refugees coming to the UK
11 June 2023
The definition of "sex" in the Equality Act 2010 to be debated by MPs
On Monday 12 June, MPs will debate two petitions relating to the definition of "sex" in the Equality Act 2010
07 June 2023
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss prisons and probation, grey squirrels, British Overseas Territories and assistive technology in education. Catch up
26 May 2023
Home Affairs Committee to undertake pre-legislative scrutiny of Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill
Committee to undertake pre-legislative scrutiny of the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Draft Bill
25 May 2023
Victims and Prisoners Bill: call for written evidence
Victims and Prisoners Bill: call for written evidence
16 May 2023
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