James backs Private Member’s Bill on use of force in mental health facilities

Speaking in the House of Commons, 3rd November 2017

James Cleverly backs a Bill to improve the management of the appropriate use of force used in relation to patients in mental health facilities. In particular, he supports a clause that would require standardised record keeping on use of force across all facilitis which will provide an accurate understanding of how many times the use of force unfortunately leads to injury or fatality and may also, in itself, prompt a pause for reflection before force is used.

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James Cleverly calls on government to make clear to prisoners about loss of voting rights

James Cleverly speaking in the House of Commons, 2nd November 2017

Following the Government response to the Hirst judgment on prisoner voting rights, James Cleverly asks how it will be communicated to the prisoners themselves that their voting rights are removed while incarcerated and the circumstances under which they are returned.

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James Cleverly warns against publication of Brexit impact assessments during negotiations

James Cleverly speaking in the House of Commons, 1 Nov 2017

Speaking in an Opposition Day debate, James Cleverly warns against publication of the Government's Brexit impact assessments as potentially putting valuable information into the hands of the people which whom we are negotiating.

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James Cleverly welcomes Government efforts to keep international businesses in the UK

James Cleverly speaking in the House of CommonsJames Cleverly highlights Government success at reducing the gap between taxes that should be collected and the taxes that are collected which has resulted in an additional £160 billion of tax revenue since 2010 and applauds efforts to ensure international business people and non-domiciles remain in the UK post-Brexit.

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Cleverly welcomes Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill

James Cleverly speaking in the House of CommonsJames Cleverly supports the Bill which will help retain highly trained and valued personnel in the armed forces who, at the moment, are often forced to make a choice between their career and their family.

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