Justice

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

April 2017 – Animal Welfare Debate & Animal Cruelty Sentencing

Thank you for contacting me about animal welfare. I was unable to attend the debate in the House of Commons on 30 March owing to prior […]

February 2017 – Battersea Campaign on Animal Cruelty Sentencing

Thank you for contacting me about sentencing for offences of animal cruelty. I am pleased that we have a robust legal framework to tackle this vicious […]

January 2017 – Police Animals and “Finn’s Law”

Thank you for contacting me about police animals and “Finn’s Law.” Police support animals make a valuable contribution in the detection and prevention of crime and […]

December 2016 – Personal Injury Claims Reform

Thank you for contacting me about the proposed changes to the small claims court. Whiplash claims are 50 per cent higher than a decade ago, despite […]

November 2016 – Surrogacy Law Reform

Thank you for your recent email regarding surrogacy. Surrogacy is a way forward for couples who cannot have their own children and I understand that this […]

September 2016 – Domestic abuse cases in family court

Thank you for your recent email about domestic abuse in Family Courts. Domestic abuse is appalling and tackling such abuse is a priority for the Government. The […]

September 2016 – Transgender People and the Sexual Offences Act 2003

Thank you for your recent email about the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and how it applies to transgender people. The UK has been a world leader […]

July 2016 – Illegal Dogfighting

Thank you for your recent email regarding dog fighting. This is a heinous crime that has been banned in this country for over 100 years. It is […]

June 2016 – Abortion in Northern Ireland

Thank you for contacting me about the woman who has been charged for purchasing abortion medication on behalf of her daughter in Northern Ireland. Unfortunately, due […]