Sexual offences news from UK Parliament.
Lords debates tackling violent crime
Members discuss gang activity, burglaries and the government's strategy to tackle them. Find out more
21 October 2022
MPs to examine impact of pornography industry on attitudes to women and girls
Committee to hold the first evidence session exploring the impact of pornography on attitudes towards women and girls
06 May 2022
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill completes passage through parliament
Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Catch up
29 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
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
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
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
House of Lords Podcast: fighting for change
Human rights and support for victims of crime are two of the causes this month’s guests campaign for in the Lords. Hear from Lord Alton of Liverpool and Baroness Newlove on what inspires them and how they fight for change in the House of Lords.
26 March 2021
Prisoners bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes law following Royal Assent
04 November 2020
Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill completes passage through both Houses
The bill will become law following Royal Assent
15 October 2020
Lords debates Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill
Bill completes Lords stages
01 November 2019
Minister questioned on historical abuse in Northern Ireland
MP for North Antrim Ian Paisley has asked ministers to make a statement about historical abuse in Northern Ireland.
24 July 2019
Lords private members' bills
Peers debate franchise extension, EEA nationals and victims of crime
22 July 2019