House of Commons

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JUSTICE QUESTIONS 10 JULY 2018

Rory, David Gauke, Lucy Frazer and Edward Argar, spoke in the House of Commons to answer Justice Questions on 5 June. Watch it here:   Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall) (Lab) T1.  If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities. The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (Mr David Gauke) Today, I have […]

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RORY SPEAKS ON MOBILE PHONES IN PRISON

Rory: I thank all Members who have spoken today, and particularly my hon. Friend Maria Caulfield for promoting this important Bill. I also thank my right hon. Friend Ms McVey who introduced the Bill in its original version, and my hon. Friend Sir Paul Beresford who brought forward the 2012 version. This has been an […]

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RORY SPEAKS ON THE SPENDING OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

Rory: May I begin by thanking colleagues for their contributions? It is very striking in justice debates how much learning and experience there is around the House; almost every Member who has spoken is either a distinguished ex-prisons Minister or has worked as a solicitor or criminal barrister, and brings deep passion to their work. […]

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RORY APPEARS BEFORE THE JUSTICE COMMITTEE

Rory appeared before the Justice Select Committee today alongside Mike Driver (the Chief Financial Officer at the Ministry of Justice) and Justin Russell (Director General, Offender Reform and Commissioning Group, Ministry of Justice), to answer questions on “prison population 2022″. Watch it here:   Chair: Good morning, everyone. Welcome to our evidence session on the prison […]