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PARLIAMENTARY ARCHIVE

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Here, you can read the parliamentary activity that has taken place regarding the IPP sentence.

2023

JANUARY

TOPICAL QUESTIONS: RESPONSE TO THE JSC INQUIRY: MP PAULA BARKER - READ HERE

REOFFENDERS: MP JO STEVENS - READ HERE

FUTURE OF THE PAROLE BOARD: CROSS PARTY DEBATE - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: LORD BRADLEY - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: LORD BRADLEY - READ HERE

SENTENCING: LORD SMITH OF FINSBURY - READ HERE

REOFFENDERS: LORD BRADLEY - READ HERE

ORAL EVIDENCE TO JSC: THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE - READ HERE

PRISONERS: IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

FEBRUARY

PRISONS' RELEASE: LORD BRADLEY - READ HERE

JUSTICE COMMITTEE: THE PRISON OPERATIONAL WORKFORCE - READ HERE

MARCH

PRISONERS: REVIEW IPP SENTENCES: LORD HYLTON  - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: MP KIM JOHNSON - READ HERE

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE ORAL EVIDENCE SESSION: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

SENTENCES OF IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION: MP JESSICA MORDEN - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

NEW CLAUSE 1 - GUIDANCE: IPP RAISED AS AN ISSUE: MP CHRISTOPHER CHOPE - READ HERE

SECRETARY OF STATES FORMAL RESPONSE TO THE JSC RECOMMENDATIONS: MP DOMINIC RAAB - READ HERE

APRIL

IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION SENTENCES. DEBATE: MP SIR ROBERT NEILL - READ HERE

PRISONERS: PASTORAL CARE: THE BISHOP OF GLOUCESTER - READ HERE

MAY

PAROLE BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS: OPEN CONDITIONS - QUESTION: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

VICTIMS AND PRISONERS BILL: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

JUNE

MISCARRIAGES OF JUSTICE - QUESTION: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION SENTENCES: MP CHI ONWURAH - READ HERE

PRISONERS' RELEASE: MP CHI ONWURAH - READ HERE

JULY

HIS MAJESTY’S PRISON AND PROBATION SERVICE: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

OFFENDERS: DEPORTATION: MP DAVID EVENNETT - READ HERE

SEPTEMBER

TOPICAL QUESTIONS: MP KATE HOLLERN - READ HERE

OCTOBER

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2003 (REMOVAL OF PRISONERS FOR DEPORTATION) ORDER 2023 - MOTION TO APPROVE: LORD DHOLAKIA - READ HERE

PRISON OFFICERS: TRAINING: LORD BLUNKETT - READ HERE

PRISON' RELEASES: REOFFENDERS: MP GREGORY CAMPBELL - READ HERE

PRISONERS' RELEASE: MP KEVIN BRENNAN - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES:  CAPACITY: MP RACHAEL MASKELL - READ HERE

VICTIMS AND PRISONERS BILL AMENDMENT NC1: MP SIR ROBERT NEILL - READ HERE

THE GOVERNMENT'S APPROACH TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE: MP ALEX CHALK - READ HERE

PRISON CAPACITY: STATEMENT: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: TARIFF LENGTH, DEATHS, SECURE HOSPITAL MOVES AND TERS: LORD WOODLEY - READ HERE

NOVEMBER

VICTIMS AND PRISONERS BILL , (AMENDMENT PAPER) - READ HERE

PRISONERS: DEATH: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

PRISONERS' RELEASE: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

COMPULSORILY DETAINED PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS: DEATH: LORD BLUNKETT - READ HERE

PRISONERS: SELF-HARM: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

HOMICIDE: REOFFENDERS: MP SARAH OWEN - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: ACTION PLAN: MP RUTH CADBURY - READ HERE

PRISON ACCOMMODATION: MP NADREA JENKYNS - READ HERE

VIOLENCE REDUCTION, POLICING AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: MP SIR ROBERT NEILL - READ HERE

KING’S SPEECH - DEBATE (2ND DAY): CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

DECEMBER

COMPULSORILY DETAINED PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS: DEATH: LORD BLUNKETT - READ HERE

HOMICIDE: OFFENDERS: MP SARAH JONES - READ HERE

VICTIMS AND PRISONERS BILL - SECOND READING: CROSS PARTY - READ HERE

EXAMINATION OF WITNESS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE BILL: MARK FAIRHURST - READ HERE

PROBATION: MP GREGORY CAMPBELL - READ HERE

PRISONERS: REVIEWS - RECALL: LORD BLUNKETT - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES - OVER TARIFF: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

VICTIMS AND PRISONERS BILL: MP SIR ROBERT NEILL - READ HERE

2022

JANUARY

THE LORD ATKIN LECTURE: THE REFORM CLUB “PRISONS FOR A PURPOSE: REFORMING OUR BROKEN PRISON SYSTEM" - READ HERE

AMENDMENT 3: POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL - THIRD READING - READ HERE

JUSTICE SELECT COMMITTEE IPP INQUIRY WRITTEN EVIDENCE FROM:

UNGRIPP - READ HERE

APPEAL - READ HERE

DR DAVID PEPLOW - READ HERE 

DR HARRY ANNISON - READ HERE

EMMERSONS SOLICITORS LTD (NORTH EAST)- READ HERE 

FARRHAT ARSHAD & PATRICK O'CONNOR QC. DOUGHTY STREET CHAMBERS - READ HERE

GROUP OF 'PSY' PROFESSIONALS - READ HERE

HOWARD LEAGUE FOR PENAL REFORM - READ HERE

INDEPENDENT ADVISORY PANEL ON DEATHS IN CUSTODY - READ HERE

INDEPENDENT MONITORING BOARDS - READ HERE

INQUEST -  READ HERE

LORD DAVID BLUNKETT - READ HERE

NAPO - READ HERE

PRISONERS' ADVICE SERVICE - READ HERE

PRISON REFORM TRUST - READ HERE

PRISON AND PROBATION OMBUDSMAN (PPO) - READ HERE 

PROBATION OFFICER - READ HERE

PROFESSOR GRAHAM TOWL - READ HERE

PROFESSOR NICK HARDWICK - READ HERE

PROGRESSING PRISONERS MAINTAINING INNOCENCE - READ HERE

SENTENCING ACADEMY - READ HERE

THE ASSOCIATION OF PRISON LAWYERS - READ HERE

THE CENTRE FOR CRIME AND JUSTICE STUDIES - READ HERE

THE INSTITUTE OF NOW - READ HERE

THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE - READ HERE

THE PAROLE BOARD FOR ENGLAND AND WALES - READ HERE

WOMEN IN PRISON - READ HERE

FEBRUARY

PRISONERS - READ HERE

PRISONERS: DEATHS - READ HERE

MARCH

PRISONS: DEATH STATISTICS - QUESTIONS: LORD BROWN OF EATON-UNDER-HEYWOOD - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTIONS REGARDING RECALL - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTION REGARDING THE GOVERNMENTS PLANS TO REVIEW THE IPP SENTENCE - READ HERE

APRIL

PRISONERS: A NUMBER OF QUESTIONS FROM MP KERRY MCCARTHY - READ HERE

PRISONERS: SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE - READ HERE

PRISONERS' RELEASE - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: RESENTENCING QUESTION - READ HERE

PRISONER SENTENCES: QUESTION REGARDING LICENCE CONDITIONS - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTION REGARDING PROBATION - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTION REGARDING PROBATION - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT QUESTIONS FROM LORD BLUNKETT - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT QUESTIONS FROM LADY BURT OF SOLIHULL - READ HERE

PRISONERS: REHABILITATION.  COURSE WAITING LIST QUESTION  - READ HERE

PRISONERS: REHABILITATION.  ACCREDITED OFFENDER BEHAVIOUR PROGRAMME QUESTION  - READ HERE

PRISONERS: REHABILITATION.  ADDITIONAL OFFENDER BEHAVIOUR PROGRAMME QUESTION  - READ HERE

PAROLE - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: WRITTEN QUESTIONS.  A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT QUESTIONS - READ HERE

PRISONERS: REHABILITATION: QUESTIONS REGARDING COURSES - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTIONS REGARDING OPEN CONDITIONS - READ HERE

MAY

SPEECH: NORTHERN IRELAND PROTOCOL: LORD MOYLAN 1:10-1:30 - WATCH HERE

QUEENS SPEECH DEBATE (3RD DAY): LORD BROWN OF EATON-UNDER-HEYWOOD - READ HERE

PREVENTING CRIME AND DELIVERING JUSTICE: STATEMENT BY MP JAMES SUNDERLAND - READ HERE

JUNE

OPEN PRISONS: PRISONERS' TRANSFERS - READ HERE

PRISONS: REPATRIATION - READ HERE

PROBATION AND COURTS SERVICES: WORKLOAD QUESTION - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: RESENTENCING QUESTION - READ HERE

BILL OF RIGHTS: PAROLE CHANGES - READ HERE

CRIME, REOFFENDING AND REHABILITATION: MOTION TO TAKE NOTE - READ HERE

JULY

LIFE IMPRISONMENT: AGE AND TARIFF QUESTION - READ HERE

OCTOBER

QUESTION FOR SHORT DEBATE: STATEMENTS FROM A NUMBER OF LORDS - WATCH HERE

PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS: MP JAMES DALY - WATCH HERE

ORAL QUESTIONS: MP NADIA WHITTMORE - WATCH HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: THE BISHOP OF SOUTHWARK - READ HERE

PRISON RELEASES: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

NOVEMBER

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE: MP KIM JOHNSON  REQUESTING A COMMONS DEBATE  - READ HERE

PRISONER RELEASES: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

PRISON CAPACITY: MP JAMES DALY - READ HERE

TOPICAL QUESTIONS: MP MARY GLINDON - READ HERE

DECEMBER

PRISONERS:  LORD BRADLEY - READ HERE

PRISONERS' RELEASE: FOREIGN NATIONALS: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE: MP JAMES DALY - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: LORD MOYLAN - READ HERE

HERA

AXES

2021

JUSTICE SELECT IPP INQUIRY.  THIRD ORAL HEARING SESSION - WATCH HERE

JUSTICE SELECT IPP INQUIRY.  SECOND ORAL HEARING SESSION - WATCH HERE

JUSTICE SELECT IPP INQUIRY.  FIRST ORAL HEARING SESSION - WATCH HERE

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: REPORT 3RD DAY - READ HERE  WATCH HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NUMBER OF LICENCE REVIEWS - READ HERE

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL - COMMITTEE 8TH DAY - READ HERE

PRISONERS: REHABILITATION, COURSE WAITING TIMES - READ HERE

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: 2ND READING - WATCH HERE

PRISONERS RELEASE: ETHNICITY AND GENDER  - READ HERE

PRISONERS: QUESTIONS ABOUT RELEASE, RECALL AND LICENCE - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: NUMBER OF PEOPLE SUPERVISED IN THE COMMUNITY - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: WHAT ASSESSMENT WAS MADE FOR THOSE GIVEN THE SENTENCE PRIOR TO 2012 - READ HERE

PRISONERS: REHABILITATION - READ HERE

LIFE IMPRISONMENT: PRISONERS RELEASE - READ HERE

POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL – IN A PUBLIC BILL COMMITTEE - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTIONS ABOUT OVER TARIFF, ETHNICITY, CAT A AND CAT B - READ HERE

QUEENS SPEECH DEBATE (5TH DAY) - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: QUESTIONS ABOUT CHANGING THE IPP SENTENCE - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: NUMBER OF IPP SENTENCES GIVEN OUT BETWEEN 2009 - 2012 - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: RECALL - READ HERE

2020

SENTENCING BILL (HOUSE OF LORDS) SECOND READING - READ HERE

PRISONERS' RELEASE: CORONAVIRUS - READ HERE

ROYAL COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE - READ HERE

PUBLIC PROTECTION SENTENCES: BAME BACKGROUNDS - READ HERE

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE: WRITTEN QUESTIONS - READ HERE

SENTENCING: BIRMINGHAM - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: ABOLITION OF IPP SENTENCES - READ HERE

PRISON SENTENCES: ESTIMATION ON NUMBER OF IPP'S IN PRISON FROM 2021-2026 - READ HERE

2019

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE: DEPARTMENTAL UPDATE - READ HERE

MENTALLY DISORDERED OFFENDERS - READ HERE

IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION: CROSS-PARTY DEBATE - READ HERE

IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION – DEBATE - WATCH HERE

TOPICAL QUESTIONS: POST-TARIFF IPPS - READ HERE

IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION - READ HERE

HOUSE OF COMMONS EVENT: IPP SENTENCED WOMEN - READ HERE

RECALL OF IPP SENTENCED WOMEN TO PRISONS - READ HERE

PRISONS: EDUCATION - READ HERE

PRISONERS: SELF-HARM - READ HERE

PRISONS: EDUCATION - READ HERE

PRISONERS: DEATH - READ HERE

PRISONERS: RELEASE - READ HERE

2018

PRISONERS: IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION SENTENCES - READ HERE

JUSTICE SELECT COMMITTEE: QUESTIONS TO THE PAROLE BOARD - WATCH HERE

NATIONAL PROBATION SERVICE REVIEW: IMPACT ON IPP SENTENCED PRISONERS - READ HERE

2017

HOUSE OF LORDS: PRISONS: OVERCROWDING- IMPACT ON IPP SENTENCED PRISONERS - READ HERE 

HOUSE OF LORDS: CHANGING THE RELEASE TEST FOR IPP PRISONERS - READ HERE

PRISONS AND COURTS BILL (FOURTH SITTING) - READ HERE

​IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION SENTENCES: HOW MANY ARE TWICE OVER TARIFF - READ HERE

HOUSE OF LORDS: IPP PRISONERS - QUESTION - READ HERE

2016

LONGFORD LECTURE MICHAEL GOVE: PROPOSING THE RELEASE OF 500 IPP SENTENCED PRISONERS - READ HERE

PRISONS: SAFETY AND SECURITY - READ HERE

SERIOUS DISTURBANCE AT HM PRISON BIRMINGHAM - READ HERE

TOPICAL QUESTIONS: MINISTRY OF JUSTICE TASKFORCE ON IPP - READ HERE

PRISONERS: INDETERMINATE TERMS - READ HERE

IMPRISONMENT FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION SENTENCES: RELEASING POST TARIFF IPP SENTENCED PRISONERS - READ HERE

QUEENS SPEECH DEBATE (4TH DAY) - READ HERE

PRISONERS: FOREIGN NATIONALS - READ HERE

2014

EARLY DAY MOTION: INDETERMINATE SENTENCE FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION - READ HERE

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