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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 28 March 2017

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Prisons and Courts Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Sir Oliver Heald

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25am on Tuesday 28

 

March) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00pm on Tuesday 28 March;

 

(b)  

at 9.25am and 2.00pm on Wednesday 29 March;

 

(c)  

at 4.30pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday 18 April;

 

(d)  

at 11.30am and 2.00pm on Thursday 20 April;

 

(e)  

at 9.25am and 2.00pm on Tuesday 25 April;

 

(f)  

at 11.30am and 2.00pm on Thursday 27 April;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence on Tuesday 28 March in accordance

 

with the following Table:


 
 

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Prisons and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

TABLE

 

Time

Witness

 
 

Until no later than 11.00am

Prison Officers Association; Her Majesty’s

 
  

Inspectorate of Prisons; Prisons & Probation

 
  

Ombudsman; Royal Society for the

 
  

Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and

 
  

Commerce

 
 

Until no later than 3.15pm

Legal Aid Practitioners Association;

 
  

Professor Richard Susskind OBE; The Law

 
  

Society; Women’s Aid; Transform Justice

 
 

Until no later than 4.30pm

Association of British Insurers; Association

 
  

of Personal Injury Lawyers; Aviva

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 4; Schedule 1; Clauses 5 to 21; Schedule 2;

 

Clauses 22 to 30; Schedule 3; Clauses 31 and 32; Schedule 4; Clause 33;

 

Schedule 5; Clause 34; Schedule 6; Clauses 35 and 36; Schedule 7; Clause

 

37; Schedule 8; Clauses 38 to 44; Schedule 9; Clauses 45 to 49; Schedule 10;

 

Clause 50; Schedule 11; Clause 51; Schedule 12; Clauses 52 to 54; Schedule

 

13; Clause 55; Schedule 14; Clause 56; Schedule 15; Clauses 57 to 72; new

 

Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00pm on Thursday 27 April.

 


 

Sir Oliver Heald

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Sir Oliver Heald

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 


 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Joe Simpson, Assistant General Secretary, Prison Officers Association; Martin Lomas, Deputy

 

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, HM Inspectorate of Prisons; Nigel Newcomen CBE, Prisons and

 

Probation Ombudsman; Rachel O’Brien, Director of Transitions spaces, Royal Society for the

 

Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA)

 

Jenny Beck, Co-Chair, Legal Aid Practitioners Group; Professor Richard Susskind OBE; Richard

 

Miller, Head of Justice, The Law Society; Polly Neate, Chief Executive Officer, Women’s Aid;

 

Penelope Gibbs, Director, Transform Justice


 
 

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Prisons and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

James Dalton, Director of General Insurance Policy, Association of British Insurers; Brett Dixon,

 

Vice President, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers; Rob Townend, UK General Insurance

 

Claims Director, Aviva

 

 

[Adjourned until Wednesday at 9.25am


 

 

Revised 28 March 2017