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Criminal law news from UK Parliament.

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Legal aid needs urgent reform to secure fairness of the justice system
Legal aid is in urgent need of reform to protect the fairness of the justice
27 July 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
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Overseas operations bill concludes parliamentary stages
Lords discusses torture offences and duty of care to service personnel. Find out more
29 April 2021
National Security and Investment Bill completes final stage
Bill awaits Royal Assent
28 April 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill returns to the Lords
Members consider Commons amendments to the bill
27 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
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
Inquiry into new laws for covid-19 pandemic
Committee launches new inquiry into covid-19 and the criminal law
10 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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Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill completes passage through both Houses
The bill will become law following Royal Assent
15 October 2020
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Safeguards needed to bolster justice in private prosecutions
The Justice Committee report on Private prosecutions: safeguards published
02 October 2020
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