Consultation responses

 

Legal aid

Violence against women and girls

Family law

Immigration and asylum law

Equality and human rights

 

Legal aid

Evidence to Bach Commission on access to justice – April 2016

Evidence to the Justice Select Committee on the impact of changes to civil legal aid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 – April 2014

Evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights on the implications for access to justice of the Government’s proposed legal aid reforms– August 2013

Response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation Transforming legal aid: delivering a more credible and efficient system– June 2013

Response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales– February 2011

Response to the Legal Services Commission’s consultation Legal aid reform: Family and Family Mediation Fee Schemes – April 2007

Response to the Legal Services Commission’s consultation A new focus for civil legal aid– October 2004

 

 

Violence against women and girls

Response to Consultation on Draft Practice Direction 3AA – March 2017

Response to the Home Office’s consultation on stalking protection orders – February 2016

Response to the Home Office’s draft Multi-Agency Statutory Guidance on Female Genital Mutilation  – September 2015

Evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on violence against women and girls – 2014

Evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee inquiry into female genital mutilation – February 2014

Response to the Crown Prosecution Service’s consultation Victim’s right to review: interim guidance – September 2013

Response to the Crown Prosecution Service’s consultation Interim guidelines for prosecuting case of child sexual abuse – September 2013

Response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on the Sexual Offences Guidelines – March 2013

Response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation Getting it right for victims and witnesses – 2012

Response to the Welsh Assembly Government’s Strategic Action Plan to address Violence against Women and update the Domestic Abuse Strategy – 2009

Response to the Mayor of London’s strategy to eliminate violence against women The Way Forward: A call for action to end violence against women – 2009

Response to HM Government’s consultation Together we can end violence against women and girls – 2009

Response to the Crown Prosecution Service’s consultation on the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of rape – October 2008

Response to the Home Office proposals on prostitution and lap-dancing legislation – October 2008

Rseponse to the Sentencing Advisory Panel’s consultation on Overarching principles in sentencing– October 2008

Response to the consultation on the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 – Relevant third party – March 2008

Response to the consultation on the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Bill – March 2007

Response to the Sentencing Guidelines Council’s consultation on the Sexual Offences Act 2003 Guidelines – July 2006

Response to the Crown Prosecution Service’s consultation Convicting rapists and protecting victims – Justice for victims of rape – July 2006

Response to the Sentencing Guidelines Council’s consultation Overarching principles: domestic violence – June 2006

Response to the consultation Rebuilding lives: supporting victims of crime – March 2006

Response to the consultation on the possession of extreme pornography – December 2005

Response to  the Home Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s consultation Forced marriage: A wrong not a right – December 2005

Response to the Sentencing Advisory Panel’s consultation Domestic violence and sentencing October 2004

Response to the Law Commission Consultation Paper 173 Partial defences to murder – January 2004

Response to the Home Office consultation Safety and justice – September 2003

 

Family law

Response to consultation on reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends – June 2016

Response to the consultation on amendments to Family Procedure Rules – Vulnerable Witnesses and Children – September 2015

Response to the consultation Supporting Separated Families; Securing Children’s Futures – October 2012

Evidence to the Pre-Legislative scrutiny of the Children and Families Bill – October 2012

Response to the Interim Report of the Family Justice Review – June 2011

Response to the Department of Work and Pensions’ consultation Strengthening families, promoting parental responsibility: the future of child maintenance – April 2011

Evidence to the Family Justice Review Call for Evidence – September 2010

Response to A New System for Child Maintenance – March 2007

Response to the Department of Constitutional Affairs’ consultation Confidence and confidentiality: Improving transparency and privacy in the family courts – October 2006

Response to the Law Commission Consultation Paper 179 Cohabitation: The Financial Consequences of Relationship Breakdown – October 2006

Response to the Review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryolgy Act – 2005

Response to  the Department of Constitutional Affairs consultation on the disclosure of information in family proceedings cases involving children – March 2005

Response to the Department of Constitutional Affairs consultation on broadcasting courts – February 2005

Response to Parental Separation: Children’s Needs and Parents’ Responsibilities – October 2004

Response to the consultation Civil Partnership – A Framework for Legal Recognition of Same-sex Couples – September 2003

 

Immigration and asylum law

Evidence to the Bill Committee on the Immigration Bill – October 2013

Response to the Department of Health consultation Sustaining services, ensuring fairness: A consultation on migrant access and their financial contribution to NHS provision in England – 2013

Response to the Home Office consultation Tackling illegal immigration in privately rented accommodation – 2013

Response to Family Migration: A Consultation – September 2011

Response to the consultation Employment-related settlement, tier 5 and overseas domestic workers – September 2011

Response  to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation Introducing fee charges for appeals in the Immigration and Asylum Chambers of the First Tier and Upper Tribunal – 2011

Response to the UKBA’s consultation Immigration Appeals: Fair decisions; Faster justice – November 2008

Response to the consultation Marriage to partners overseas – February 2008

 

Equality and human rights

Response by Rights of Women on behalf of ASCENT Consortium to Women and Equalities Committee consultation on Ensuring strong equalities legislation after EU Exit – November 2016

Response to the Discrimination Law Review – September 2007

Response to Getting Equal: Proposals to Outlaw Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Goods and Services- June 2006

Response to the Department of Trade and Industry’s consultation Advancing Equality for Men and Women – January 2006

Response to the Equalities Review – November 2003

Response to the Department of Constitutional Affairs’ consultation on the appointment of judges – November 2003

Evidence to the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments on the Draft Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations – May 2003

Response to the Women and Equality Unit’s consultation Reviewing the United Kingdom’s position on the Optional Protocol – April 2003

Response to the Joint Committee on Human Rights’ consultation A Human Rights Commission: Structure, function and powers – April 2003

 
 
 

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