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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 Uyghur population in China
Members discuss reported claims of genocide in Xinjiang, China. Catch up
26 November 2021
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Justice Committee launches inquiry into IPP sentences
The Justice Committee launches an inquiry into indeterminate sentences of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP)
21 September 2021
Committee Chair responds to Government's Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy
The Chair of the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee has responded to the Government's flagship Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy, which was published today.
21 July 2021
Committee takes evidence from Domestic Abuse Commissioner, Refuge and Centre for Women’s Justice on VAWG
The Home Affairs Committee holds the opening session of its inquiry into violence against women and girls
08 June 2021
Only 1 in 5 retail workers satisfied with official response to abuse or violence at work, Home Affairs Committee survey finds
Committee publishes the findings of its survey, which asked retail and other shopworkers to share their experiences of incidents of violence and abuse
07 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill becomes law
During the course of its progress through the House of Lords, members successfully campaigned to make changes to the draft law
28 April 2021
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill completes passage through Parliament
Lords discuss timeframes for Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures notices as both Houses agree final text. Learn more
26 March 2021
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Committee announces two new inquiries; into Violence Against Women and Girls and into the policing of last weekend’s vigils
Committee announces two new inquiries; into Violence Against Women and Girls and into the policing of last weekend’s vigils
18 March 2021
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House of Lords Thursday debates
Members debate anti-slavery projects, NHS staffing, hauliers and the space industry
04 March 2021
Lords considers Commons changes to the covert intelligence bill
Members discuss safeguards for juveniles and powers of the Judicial Commissioner
10 February 2021
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Prisoners bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes law following Royal Assent
04 November 2020
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