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  1. Strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments

    Consultation on measures to criminalise trespassing when setting up an unauthorised encampment in England and Wales.

  2. Independent review of Prevent: call for evidence

    The call for evidence for the independent review of Prevent.

  3. Revising PACE Codes C and H

    Statutory consultation on the revision of PACE Codes C (detention) and H (detention – terrorism).

  4. Offensive Weapons Act 2019: draft statutory guidance

    Statutory guidance, produced by the Home Office, which covers the implementation of the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 in England and Wales.

  5. Knife Crime Prevention Orders (KCPOs): guidance

    Guidance in relation to the operation of, and application for, new Knife Crime Prevention Orders (KCPOs) which have been introduced through the Offensive Weapons Act 2019.

  6. Transparency in supply chains

    This is a public consultation on proposed changes to the Modern Slavery Act 2015, following the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act.

  7. Serious violence: new legal duty to support multi-agency action

    We are seeking views on options to support a multi-agency approach to preventing and tackling serious violence.

  8. Statutory guidance to police on firearms licensing

    We are seeking views on draft statutory guidance for the police on firearms licensing, including proposed new arrangements for medical checks for firearms certificates.

  9. Revising PACE codes C, H, E and F

    Statutory consultation on the revision of PACE codes C (detention), H (detention – terrorism), E (audio recording of suspect interviews) and F (visual recording of suspect interviews).

  10. Online Harms White Paper

    The Online Harms White Paper sets out the government’s plans for a world-leading package of measures to keep UK users safe online.

  11. Firearms licensing fees

    Seeks public views on the implementation of new fees for firearms licences.

  12. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005: call for evidence

    This call for evidence seeks views and evidence on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for England in workplaces and the parts used in common in multi-occupied residential buildings.

  13. Home Office’s immigration statistics – arrivals data

    The Home Office is consulting on its plans to withdraw the requirement for landing cards on arrival into the UK.

  14. Police pursuits

    We are consulting on proposals to changes to the law, guidance and training governing police pursuits.

  15. Violence and abuse toward shop staff: call for evidence

    We are seeking the views of organisations and individuals who wish to contribute to our understanding of the problem of violence and abuse toward shop staff in England and Wales.

  16. Windrush Compensation Scheme

    We are seeking your views on some of the important design features of a compensation scheme.

  17. Codes of practice for officers using examination powers at ports

    We are seeking views on the draft codes of practice for officers who will exercise new powers to stop, question, search and detain a person at a UK port or border.

  18. Police 'stop and search' powers

    Proposals to extend police 'stop and search' powers to address the criminal misuse of unmanned aircraft (drones), laser pointers and corrosive substances.

  19. Powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments

    The government is seeking views on the effectiveness of powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments.

  20. Independent review into sharia law: call for evidence

    We want to hear from people with experience of sharia law.