Women in the Penal System APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To increase the knowledge and awareness of issues around women in the penal system as well as push for the full implementation of the Corston Report recommendations.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Women in the Penal System

1. The Howard League for Penal Reform - written evidence
19/12/2017 - Inquiry: Transforming Rehabilitation - Justice Committee
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Found: Howard League for Penal Reform  Written evidence from The Howard League for Penal Reform (TRH0017) The

2. The Howard League for Penal Reform - written evidence
10/01/2018 - Inquiry: Prison Population 2022: planning for the future - Justice Committee
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Found: Howard League for Penal Reform   Written evidence from the Howard League for Penal Reform (PPP0025) The

3. Country policy and information note: Women fearing ‘honour’ based violence, Iran, March 2021
22/06/2021 - Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI)
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4. Howard League for Penal Reform - written evidence
20/02/2018 - Inquiry: Prison provision in Wales - Welsh Affairs Committee
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Found: Howard League for Penal Reform Written evidence submitted by The Howard League for Penal Reform (PPW0014)  The

5. LGBT rights in Brunei
08/04/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: releases 6 4. PQs 14 4.1 Recent 14 4.2 When the Penal Code was introduced 15 5. Other Parliamentary material

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Women in the Penal System

1. Brunei
04/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: common law system in that country. Implementation of the final phases of the associated sharia penal code was - Speech Link
2: of sharia law through a component of their legal system. That does not mean, of course, that the death - Speech Link
3: decision. I think in particular of the freedom of women to have a say in our public life and in our private - Speech Link

2. LGBT Rights: Brunei
10/04/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Brunei implemented the third phase of the sharia penal code—the SPC—which was first introduced in 2014 - Speech Link
2: later.I will set out the dangers that the penal code poses for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender - Speech Link
3: them. I gather that that is particularly true for women.The implementation of the SPC has been condemned - Speech Link

3. Female Offender Strategy: One Year On
24/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: chairmanship, Ms Ryan. I start by thanking the charity Women in Prison, which visited Parliament earlier this - Speech Link

4. Offender Management and Treatment
03/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: I have been involved with the criminal justice system, there have been 11 Secretaries of State and 13 - Speech Link
2: and critical reforms across our criminal justice system. His tenacity in bringing these matters back over - Speech Link
3: There is a particular concern about women in the custodial system, the vast majority of whom are there - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
02/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the work that he has commissioned. Are Christian women not often doubly persecuted, for both their religion - Speech Link
2: would widen the point even further, and say that women from all religions, not just Christian religions - Speech Link
3: network player in the international rules-based system. Will he tell the House a little bit about the - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Women in the Penal System
1. Galileo System
asked by: Owen Thompson
28/09/2020
... what plans he has for the UK to access to the EU's Gallileo system.

2. Galileo System
asked by: Owen Thompson
12/10/2020
... for what reasons the Government decided that the EU’s offer on Galileo did not meet the UK’s security and industrial requirements.

3. Galileo System
asked by: Lord West of Spithead
03/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what classified output from the EU’s Galileo satellite system will be made available to the Five Eyes intelligence community.

4. Galileo System
asked by: Owen Thompson
01/09/2020
... what steps the Government has taken to develop a replacement for Galileo's encrypted service for use by UK military and emergency services from 1 January 2021.

5. Galileo System
asked by: Lord West of Spithead
02/06/2020
... the UK is playing in the EU’s Galileo satellite system.

Latest Questions
4 Current APPG Officers
Jackie Doyle-Price Portrait
Jackie Doyle-Price
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Thurrock
Joined: 24th September 2020
Baroness Corston Portrait
Baroness Corston
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Bishop of Gloucester Portrait
Lord Bishop of Gloucester
Officer
Bishops - Bishops
Joined: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jackie Doyle-Price MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7171.

Email: jackie.doyleprice.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Lorraine Atkinson, The Howard League for Penal Reform, 1 Ardleigh Road, London N1 4HS. Tel: 0207 249 7373

Email: lorraine.atkinson@howardleague.org

Secretariat:

The Howard League for Penal Reform acts as the group's secretariat. https://howardleague.org/

Group's Website:

https://howardleague.org/our-campaigns/women-in-the-penal-system/all-party-parliamentary-group-appg-on-women-in-the-penal-system/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Feb 2021
Source
The Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2021 To : 03/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
The Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Jul 2019
Source
Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2019 To : 04/07/2020
Value
£3,001
Date
5 Jul 2018
Source
Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2018 To : 04/07/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
5 Jul 2017
Source
Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2017 To : 04/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Jul 2017
Source
Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2017 To : 05/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
30 Jun 2016
Source
Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/06/2016 To : 30/07/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
30 Jun 2015
Source
Howard League for Penal Reform
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/06/2015 To : 30/07/2016
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Women in the Penal System APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Hamwee Portrait
Baroness Hamwee
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 21st April 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 7th August 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Fall Portrait
Baroness Fall
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jess Phillips Portrait
Jess Phillips
Officer
Labour - Birmingham, Yardley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Fiona Mactaggart Portrait
Fiona Mactaggart
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Slough
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017