"Early release of dangerous criminals has gone too far and the Government should take responsibility" - Edward Garnier for the Tories.
"It's really about making profits for a caring service and I don't think we should embark on that" - Labour's Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby) hits at proposed changes to the probation service.
"I put my arms around a hoodie when I was on the parliamentary police scheme, that was to hold him until the officer came to put the cuffs on. That's the only time that they should receive a hug of any sort" - Tory David Davies (Monmouth), responding to a Labour challenge over Conservative leader David Cameron's policy.
"While everyone wants to see the troops come home as soon as possible, an explicit timetable as suggested by the Iraq Survey Group risks ... creating more instability not less" - shadow defence secretary Liam Fox.
"Great Marlborough Street court was for all the shoplifters from Oxford Street; Horseferry Road for the occasional Westminster School boy and a great many other shoplifters from the Army & Navy Stores; and, quite frankly, Bow Street was sex." - former Westminster JP and Tory ex-minister Baroness Trumpington.