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Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (15 Jun 2016)

Karen Bradley: ...collected under confiscation orders. Under the Asset Recovery Incentivisation Scheme, the Government invests 50% of any recovered assets that remain once compensation has been paid to victims into frontline operational agencies, including the police, in order to incentivise the use of asset recovery powers. PROCEEDS RECOVERED IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING CASES Year 2013-14 2014-15...

Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Second Reading (14 Jun 2016)

Baroness Howarth of Breckland: ...about regulation, because the noble Baroness, Lady Pitkeathley, has done it far better than I could, but I will say just one thing. Nicky Morgan wants to see an extra 755 qualified social workers coming from fast-track programmes in the next year alone and has promised £100 million to the Frontline and Step Up training programmes. I subscribe to her vision of a confident social work...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No. 2) Bill: Second Stage (14 Jun 2016)

Doug Beattie: the DUP and Sinn Féin have aligned the moneys for that Department's budget, I find it interesting that they have used the following three criteria when allocating to the different directorates: "protecting frontline policing as far as possible and ensuring PSNI has adequate security funding; protecting other frontline areas across the Department as far as possible, with the aim of...

Policing and Crime Bill: Inspection of fire and rescue authorities (13 Jun 2016)

Jim Fitzpatrick: the fire service is high and has always been high, but the fire service needs professional underpinning and validation not only for public confidence and value for money, but for the safety of firefighters who put themselves on the frontline to protect the public. I look forward to a more extensive debate when the Bill goes to the other place, and to some comments from the Minister when...

Foreign Aid Expenditure — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (13 Jun 2016)

Steve Double: ...aid budget, and the UK’s aid will be used to meet those objectives, all of which support poverty reduction and are aligned with the UK’s national interest. Money is now going straight to the frontline—to non-governmental organisations around the world, where it is needed most. More emphasis than ever is being put on reforming the way in which aid is spent, and on ensuring...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Ports (9 Jun 2016)

James Brokenshire: Combating modern slavery, which includes human trafficking, slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour, is a leading priority for Border Force. All frontline Border Force Officers have access to comprehensive guidance on modern slavery and must complete mandatory training on identifying victims of modern slavery. Additionally, Border Force has specialist teams at ports across the...

Business of the House: Disability Employment Gap (8 Jun 2016)

Stephen Crabb: to link local employers with specialist disability organisations and help to create long-term job opportunities for disabled jobseekers. Jobcentres up and down the country are also on the frontline, supporting disabled people’s move into work, and we are more than doubling the number of disability employment advisers in jobcentres to provide specialist and local expertise to...

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (8 Jun 2016)

Suella Fernandes: ...on the governance of the trust. We all accept that, sadly, tragic failures in care will inevitably occur from time to time, and those at the top of an organisation cannot held be responsible for every incident on the frontline. Equally, we must pay tribute to the dedicated staff of Southern Health for the excellent care that they give day in, day out for the majority of the time. We cannot...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Temporary Accommodation (8 Jun 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...have the legal right to seek a review of any decision to place them in unsuitable accommodation. If households are unsatisfied with the response then they have redress to the courts. To help frontline decision makers make those decisions right first time DCLG fund the National Homelessness Advice Service to provide free expert advice, training and support to homelessness professionals. In...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Business Support (7 Jun 2016)

George Osborne: ..., since it is paid for by the taxpayers that the hon. Gentleman and I represent, we need to make sure we get value for money. The new head of UKTI is ensuring that the money is going to the frontline to support small and medium-sized Scottish exporters and others in selling around the world. He should welcome the enormous success of many Scottish businesses, from the whisky business to...

Fireworks — [Valerie Vaz in the Chair] (6 Jun 2016)

Martin Docherty: highlight the work of various national bodies that seek to educate the wider community about the impact of using fireworks, especially organisations such as the Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which has been on the frontline of animal welfare in Scotland since 1839. The SSPCA reminded me, as a constituency MP, that individuals and communities must bear in mind...

Written Answers — Department of Health: London Ambulance Service: Paramedical Staff (6 Jun 2016)

Ben Gummer: We are advised by London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS) that during 2015/16 it recruited 717 frontline staff. In doing so, LAS achieved its recruitment target and filled all its available frontline posts. We understand that LAS has put in place a number of measures to help it support and retain staff. These measures include updating the vehicle fleet and re-launching the trust’s...

Written Answers — Department of Health: London Ambulance Service: Paramedical Staff (6 Jun 2016)

Ben Gummer: We are advised by London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS) that during 2015/16, it recruited 717 frontline staff. In doing so, LAS achieved its recruitment target and filled all its available frontline posts.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Employment (26 May 2016)

Andrew Selous: ...range of employers in prison through One3One Solutions and engagement by prison Governors. We want Governors to do more and so we are putting the tools to drive this change in the hands of those at the frontline who best know what works. We are keen to increase the number of employers who can provide valuable vocational work for offenders while in prison and who are able to offer them...

Business of the House (Private Members’ Bills): Budget for Community Pharmacies (24 May 2016)

Michael Dugher: ...and our NHS. The Government must now listen to the unprecedented 1.8 million people who have signed the petition, which states: “We, the undersigned, believe that local pharmacies are a vital frontline health service and part of the fabric of communities across England. Under new Government proposals, many pharmacies could be forced to close—depriving people of accessible...

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Nicholas Dakin: It is a real pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Bexhill and Battle (Huw Merriman), who came to the debate from the viewpoint of people on the frontline. That is to be commended, because what they do on behalf of us and our constituents is most important. We should never move far away from focusing on that. I want to speak about what the Queen’s Speech offered my constituents on the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Female Genital Mutilation (23 May 2016)

Sarah Champion: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that all frontline professionals receive adequate training to pursue the steps outlined in multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (19 May 2016)

Lord Bichard: seen as the noblest of professions, but in reality it is often seen as a last-resort career. Could we do more? Could we encourage former clients, care leavers perhaps, to join the profession? Can we extend initiatives such as Teach First and Frontline to social care? Do we know enough about why people leave the profession? Should we revisit the excellent report of the noble Baroness,...

Business of the House (19 May 2016)

Mark Spencer: On the frontline of the security of this nation are our armed police officers, who are often put in very dangerous circumstances and have to make a decision in a split second. If they are forced to make that decision, they then face months of scrutiny over whether that decision, taken in a split second, was right or wrong. Can we have a debate on the process of analysing those decisions and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Specialist Nurses: Disabled People (10 May 2016)

Debbie Abrahams: In May 2010 there were 5,360 learning disability nurses. In January 2016 there were 3,619. The Government promised to protect the NHS frontline. Why does this protection not extend to people with learning disabilities?

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