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Debate on the Address: Home Affairs and Justice (28 May 2015)

Jess Phillips: ...E visits will she make during this Parliament? How many custody suites will she block up? How many police reports will be filed for her by a stretched force? Worse still, how many other people will be abused by those who abused Helen while justice is not done? If that is not enough to alarm the justice and home affairs teams who are sitting opposite me, perhaps I should put it differently:...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister: Racial Equality Strategy (27 April 2015)

Jonathan Bell: ...the Department. Recent race hate attacks are a brutal reminder that we need to strive to achieve those goals and not to take them for granted. Attacks, whilst relatively few in number, cause fear, alarm and despondency among our minority communities. They shame all of us, yet they reinforce our determination to create a society that allows people of all backgrounds to live here in peace...

Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill (25 March 2015)

Andrew Love: There is significant concern, indeed alarm, out there among some of the tax professionals and accountancy bodies about the lack of adequate scrutiny. Does the hon. Gentleman share that concern?

Gaming Machine (Circumstances of Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2015: Motion to Regret (23 March 2015)

Baroness Jolly: ...of this debate, but I will pick up on a few of the issues that he raised. The point that parts of the industry are now recommending that staff encourage people to play two machines at the same time and encourage the use of debit cards over cash causes alarm bells to ring, as far as I am concerned. Before we prorogue, I will write to the noble Lord to give clarification on that issue. It is...

[Sir Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — backbench business — Local Newspapers (19 March 2015)

Nia Griffith: Does my hon. Friend share my alarm at being told, on a previous occasion when we discussed this very topic, that journalists were afraid to mention it in their local paper? They had been intimidated. Does he agree that that is utterly disgraceful?

Inquiries Act 2005 (Select Committee Report) — Motion to Take Note (19 March 2015)

Lord Cullen of Whitekirk: ...” criticism, but where should it draw the line? Sir Robert Francis, whose name has been mentioned already and who chaired the inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, gave evidence that in his experience warning letters could cause quite unnecessary alarm and a lot of time was spent on people responding to things that were not in fact on the mind of the chairman. He...

Written Answers — Home Office: Ministers of Religion (19 March 2015)

Lord Bates: ...those who glorify terrorism or stir up hatred on the grounds of race, religion or sexual orientation. The right to free speech must be balanced with the right of others to not be caused harassment, alarm or distress. The law provides equal protection for all ethnic and religious groups, and applies to crimes that are committed both offline and online, including through social media.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Backbench Business — Shaker Aamer (17 March 2015)

Andrew Mitchell: ...I had the pleasure, just a fortnight ago, of going to join in Friday prayers at the largest mosque in Europe, the Central Mosque in Birmingham. It is accepted by all of us that there is considerable alarm in the British Muslim community about Islamophobia. Muslims look at this particular case and think that certain rules apply to some people, but not others. The point that this House of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Protection from slavery for overseas domestic workers (17 March 2015)

Emily Thornberry: ...had to go. The letter continued: “The ODW will not be entitled to work for another employer, but they will not be in the UK illegally unless or until the leave expires.” As I said, we have moved on from that, but it seems that alarm bells have been ringing about abused and exploited overseas domestic workers for many years. Many of those who have raised the alarm have spoken...

Business of the House: Backbench Business — Defence Spending (12 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Bob Stewart: ...defence partnership with the United States, which is being increasingly questioned there. Both the American President and, more recently, the United States army chief of staff have signalled their alarm at what is happening to our MOD budget. We have favoured status so far, but yet more cuts to our defence budget are likely to have an irreversible impact on our special defence relationship...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Payments Agency (12 March 2015)

Maria Eagle: ...system for farmers to claim under the basic payment scheme is “heading for carnage”, and Guy Smith, vice-president of the National Farmers Union, says that its concern will turn to “justified alarm” if full mapping functionality is not operating by this weekend as promised. Many farmers depend for their survival on this payment. Can the Minister give an undertaking...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Court Orders (12 March 2015)

Simon Hughes: ...Harassment Act 1997 (harassment (section 2) and putting people in fear of violence (section 4)) two new specific offences of stalking (section 2A) and stalking involving fear of violence or serious alarm or distress (section 4A). The 1997 Act also gives the courts the option, upon conviction or acquittal for an offence under it, of making a restraining order for the purpose of protecting...

Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime (11 March 2015)

Jack Dromey: ..., found that nearly two thirds of respondents believed that the problem of organised crime was widespread in Northern Ireland. Indeed, having recently reported its findings in Dublin, the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly expressed alarm at the extent and scale of the fuel-laundering business along the border. On a fact-finding visit, the group witnessed no fewer than 12...

Soft Power and the UK’s Influence (Select Committee Report) — Motion to Take Note (10 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Bilimoria: ...of the founders of Google is foreign. Yet you look ahead and you see the difficulty created by and the rhetoric that comes from—I am sorry to name her specifically—the Home Secretary. Forget Nigel Farage—even he objected to the vans telling illegal immigrants to “Go home”. When a 3,000 bond was proposed for all foreigners from countries such as India,...

Business of the House: International Women’s Day (5 March 2015)

Maria Miller: Does my hon. Friend agree that alarm bells should be ringing for the large corporations in this country that for whatever reason seem unable to retain the talented women she has just talked about? They should be looking at that very carefully, because in future they might see a real haemorrhaging of talent from their training programmes into self-employment.

Maternity Services in Morecambe Bay — Statement (3 March 2015)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...Earl can rely on our full support in introducing them at the earliest opportunity. People’s first concern will be whether services are safe today. Clearly there are parts of this report where the alarm bell is being rung. It identifies the root cause of the failures as the dysfunctional local culture and the failure to follow national clinical guidance. There are suggestions in the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Wind Energy Inquiry Report (3 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Pam Cameron: ...about noise pollution and distance from residential properties, and she wanted the Department to improve its methods of measuring noise pollution. Sammy Wilson said that there was increasing alarm in Northern Ireland about the impact of wind turbines. He also welcomed the report. He stated that planning policy is often influenced by the guidance from the Minister's office. He also...

Fire Safety (Case of Sophie Rosser) (3 March 2015)

Jonathan Evans: ...she was removed from the building, she died shortly afterwards. Sophie’s inquest was held in September last year. The coroner, Mary Hassell, highlighted a number of fire safety issues at Meridian Place: the fire alarm had not been working for two years; there were issues with the self-closing fire doors; the building had been constructed with inadequate smoke ventilation shafts; and...

Serious Crime Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments (2 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...(see section 17 of that Act), and (b) B is under 16. (4) A’s behaviour has a “serious effect” on B if— (a) it causes B to fear, on at least two occasions, that violence will be used against B, or (b) it causes B serious alarm or distress which has a substantial adverse effect on B’s usual day-to-day activities. (5) For the purposes of subsection (1)(d) A...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Counter-Terrorism: Conflict Zones (2 March 2015)

Philip Hollobone: ...not a mechanism in place whereby parents can apply for a parental watch on a young person’s passport so that if they undertake an airline ticket purchase or present themselves at the airport, an alarm goes off that the parents need to be contacted because the passport is being used without parental consent?

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