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Crime news from UK Parliament.

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Effectiveness of drugs strategy examined in new inquiry
The Home Affairs Committee hears from legal experts, academic and representatives of campaign groups
26 April 2022
Government responds to Joint Committee’s recommended improvements to Online Safety Bill
Online Safety Bill and Government Response to draft Online Safety Bill's report published.
17 March 2022
Treasury Committee Chair comments on Online Safety Bill
Rt. Hon. Mel Stride MP comments on news that the Government will introduce its Online Safety Bill to Parliament
17 March 2022
Work and Pensions Committee Chair Stephen Timms welcomes Government announcement on Online Safety Bill and paid-for adverts
Stephen Timms welcomes the Government's announcement that the forthcoming Online Safety Bill is to impose a new legal duty on social media platforms and search engines to crackdown on scam adverts
09 March 2022
Funding for stalking advocates to be debated by MPs
The petition to increase funding has more than 105,000 signatures
26 January 2022
Committee hears spiking victims’ experiences in new inquiry
The Home Affairs Committee holds the opening session of its new inquiry into spiking
10 January 2022
Former Home Secretary Lord Blunkett questioned by MPs on IPP sentences
MPs on the Justice Committee hear from Lord Blunkett as part of their ongoing inquiry into IPP sentences.
03 December 2021
Lords debates migrants arriving illegally
Members discuss migrants arriving in the UK illegally by boat under. Catch up
26 November 2021
Lords debates Uyghur population in China
Members discuss reported claims of genocide in Xinjiang, China. Catch up
26 November 2021
Dominic Raab to face Justice Committee for first time as Lord Chancellor
Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor Dominic Raab to make his first appearance before MPs on the Justice Committee
25 November 2021
Petitions Committee to question Government Minister on tackling online abuse
Committee to conclude its inquiry into Tackling Online Abuse
25 November 2021
Petitions Committee hears from social media regulation experts
On Tuesday 16 November, the Petitions Committee continues its inquiry into Tackling Online Abuse
11 November 2021
MPs examine calls for draft legislation to make online abuse of women and girls a legal offence
In its current form, the Bill does not explicitly name violence against women and girls.
22 October 2021
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