The Ministry of Justice is a major government department, at the heart of the justice system. We work to protect and advance the principles of justice. Our vision is to deliver a world-class justice system that works for everyone in society.
Oral Answers to Questions is a regularly scheduled appearance where the Secretary of State and junior minister will answer at the Dispatch Box questions from backbench MPsOther Commons Chamber appearances can be:
Westminster Hall debates are performed in response to backbench MPs or e-petitions asking for a Minister to address a detailed issue
Written Statements are made when a current event is not sufficiently significant to require an Oral Statement, but the House is required to be informed.
|Jul. 09||Oral Questions||Oral Answers to Questions|
|Jul. 09||Topical Questions||Topical Questions|
|Jul. 24||Urgent Questions||Feltham A Young Offenders Institution|
|Jul. 23||Written Statements||Prison Service Pay Review Body|
|Jul. 24||Westminster Hall||Female Offender Strategy: One Year On|
|May. 01||Adjournment Debate||Children’s Funeral Fund|
|Title||Last Event||Next Event Date||Last Updated|
|Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] 2017-19||Committee stage: House of Lords||
Report stage: House of Lords
4 Sep 2019
|24 Jul 2019, 12:33 p.m.|
|A Bill to give effect to Law Commission recommendations relating to commencement of enactments relating to sentencing law and to make provision for pre-consolidation amendments of sentencing law|
|Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill 2017-19||Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons 2 July, 2019 (1) (2)||10 Jul 2019, 6:32 p.m.|
|A Bill to Make in relation to marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales provision about divorce, dissolution and separation; and for connected purposes.|
|Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] 2017-19||Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons 23 July, 2019 (1) (2)||24 Jul 2019, 8:38 p.m.|
|A Bill to provide for online procedures in civil and family courts in England and Wales in the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal and in employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal|
|Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Act 2018||Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 20 December, 2018||21 Dec 2018, 10:51 a.m.|
|A Bill to make provision about the judiciary and the functions of the staff of courts and tribunals|
|Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019||Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 12 February, 2019||14 Feb 2019, 12:39 p.m.|
|To make certain acts of voyeurism an offence, and for connected purposes.|
|Civil Liability Act 2018||Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceddings) 20 December, 2018||21 Dec 2018, 10:34 a.m.|
|A Bill to make provision about whiplash claims and the personal injury discount rate.|
Select Committees are a formally established cross-party group of backbench MPs tasked with holding a Government department to account.
At any time there will be number of ongoing investigations into the work of the Department, or issues which fall within the oversight of the Department. Witnesses can be summoned from within the Government and outside to assist in these inquiries, and the Select Committee will occasionally publish formal reports of their findings.
|Aug. 15||Criminal Justice System statistics quarterly: March 2019||Statistics|
|Aug. 15||HM Prison and Probation Service workforce quarterly: June 2019||Statistics|
|Aug. 14||Protocol between MOJ and the Management Board of Independent Monitoring Boards||Policy paper|
Written Questions are submitted by Members of Parliament and the House of Lords to receive information or updates from a Department.
Departments are required to respond in a timely fashion and provide a response or requested information. Written Questions can compel detailed and specific information to be produced, and are frequently used as the source of news stories about the work of a Department.
|29 Jul 2019, 3:43 p.m.||Prison Officers: Criminal Injuries Compensation||Andrew Griffiths|
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers were awarded compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme in each year since 2010.
Answer (Edward Argar)
The information requested is not available.
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority does not ask an applicant to provide their occupation when applying for compensation.