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Sexual offences news from UK Parliament.

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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
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
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Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill completes passage through both Houses
The bill will become law following Royal Assent
15 October 2020
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Lords debates Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill
Bill completes Lords stages
01 November 2019
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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
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Lords private members' bills
Peers debate franchise extension, EEA nationals and victims of crime
22 July 2019
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Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill: Lords third reading
Bill aims to raise age of criminal responsibility
13 June 2019
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Lords debates domestic violence and abuse
Peers discuss support to victims for domestic violence
07 June 2019
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss vaccinations, grooming gangs and salmon stocks
15 May 2019
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