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Responding to select committee reports – naming and shaming

The Government seeks to respond to reports from House of Lords select committees, and joint select committees, within two months of publication.  However, this deadline is not always met.  Thus, for example, the Constitution Committee published its report on The … Continue reading

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In prison – twice

On Thursday, I visited two prisons – HMP Downview and HMP High Down.  I was there as part of the inquiry by the Joint Committee on the Draft Voter Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill.  HMP Downview (pictured) is a women’s prison and HMP High Down is a category B … Continue reading

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