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Scottish Parliament: New Psychoactive Substances (29 Sep 2015)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...includes engagement with the sector on information sharing and a common definition, including on the development of forensic capacity, and production of guidance that will be a vital tool for trading standards staff on the frontline, given the serious impact that these substances are having in communities, sometimes with fatal consequences, and the challenges faced by drug treatment and...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (29 Sep 2015)

Tricia Marwick: ...with the sector on information sharing and a common definition, including on the development of forensic capacity, and production of guidance that will be a vital tool for trading standards staff on the frontline, given the serious impact that these substances are having in communities, sometimes with fatal consequences, and the challenges faced by drug treatment and health services and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Illegal Immigrants: France (18 Sep 2015)

James Brokenshire: ...policing units and further joint work to return economic migrants to their home countries. In recognition that the pressure of immigration does not begin in Calais, the Declaration sets out support to frontline EU member states in ensuring fully functioning external borders and to crack down on the organised crime gangs smuggling people into Europe. A copy of the Declaration can be found...

Bills Presented — Armed Forces: Basement Excavation (Restriction of Permitted Development) (16 Sep 2015)

Karen Buck: ...of nearby residents who would be expected to endure noise, vibration and dust for at least a year. He welcomed a growing recognition of the hardship experienced by ordinary residents, who more and more find themselves in the frontline of such works, but of course we are not there yet. By no means is it only the construction process that is a problem. In St John’s Wood, a group of my...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill (15 Sep 2015)

Barbara Keeley: Interestingly, for a Leader of the Opposition preparing for government, he said that if “any cabinet minister if I win the election…comes to me and says, ‘Here are my plans’ and they involve frontline reductions, they’ll be sent straight back to their department to go away and think again.” Since then, we have seen cuts in the number of NHS...

[Valerie Vaz in the Chair] — NHS (Contracts and Conditions) (14 Sep 2015)

Andrew Gwynne: ...who are already working evenings and weekends will get us nowhere. A seven-day NHS is the aim of all those who want the best health service in the world—I include myself among them—but to achieve one, we have to listen to those on the frontline and address their concerns. Staff are rightly worried about losing their antisocial hours pay, the effect of which could be devastating...

Written Answers — Home Office: Female Genital Mutilation (14 Sep 2015)

Karen Bradley: ...;s FGM Unit, which provides outreach support to local areas and works with the police, voluntary and community sector, survivors and professionals to develop policies and practices to end FGM; • providing resources for frontline professionals, including: a resource pack, e-learning, and distributing over 440,000 communication materials; and • the launch of a force level...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (14 Sep 2015)

Lord Bates: England and Wales. This guidance now includes information on the definitions and nature of all forms of modern slavery. On the same day, similar updates were also published to the guidance for frontline workers on identifying victims of modern slavery.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Telephone Services (11 Sep 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...) Training provision on communication skills is dependent on the needs of officials and teams. An advanced level course on the professional handling of telephone calls was most recently delivered to frontline call handlers on Thursday 20 August.

West Midlands Police (Funding) — [Mr David Crausby in the Chair] (9 Sep 2015)

Jess Phillips: ..., but I am seeing that it has not. Members will never see inside the MARAC room. No one from a newspaper will ever say, “Gosh, there’s no MARAC co-ordinator—MARAC co-ordinator scandal!”, but in the real world, where people are working on the frontline in every single one of your constituencies—sorry, Mr Crausby—that is what is happening. It is bad. There...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Justice: Education in Prison (8 Sep 2015)

Michael Gove: ..., representatives from Ofsted, senior officials from the Ministry of Justice, the National Offender Management Service and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills as well as experienced frontline prison staff. Together they will work with Dame Sally to explore how we can significantly improve education for all prisoners. They will also investigate how the quality and methods of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Syria: Refugees and Counter-terrorism (7 Sep 2015)

Andrew Gwynne: and around Syria, and also here at home. He has been very clear about not becoming involved in the EU quota system. Given that, and given the very real pressures faced by the countries on the frontline—particularly Greece and Italy—is there any assistance that the United Kingdom can give those countries with the processing of the applications and with the refugees?

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (3 Sep 2015)

...complete rewriting of history, I remind members of what was in Scottish Labour’s manifesto for the 2011 election. It said: “To increase administrative efficiencies and free up resources for the frontline, Scottish Labour will legislate to deliver a single police force for Scotland.” In other words, Labour called on the Scottish Government to do exactly what we have done....

UK Opt-in to the Proposed Council Decision on the Relocation of Migrants within the EU (EUC Report): Motion to Agree (22 Jul 2015)

Baroness Prashar: was that the European Council agreed at its meeting in June that the Council of Ministers should adopt a Council decision providing for, “the temporary and exceptional relocation over two years from the frontline Member States Italy and Greece to other Member States of 40,000 persons in clear need of international protection, in which all Member States will participate …...

Written Answers — Home Office: Mediterranean Sea: Refugees (21 Jul 2015)

James Brokenshire: ...with it at source and in the case of children would add unnecessary further disruption to already vulnerable cases. Instead, we should continue to focus on practical co-operation to assist those frontline Member States under pressure and to deal with the human traffickers who are exploiting these vulnerable migrants.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Police Funding Arrangements in England and Wales (21 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: ...consultation on reform of the current arrangements for allocating central Government funding to the 43 police force areas in England and Wales. Police reform is working. Over the last five years, frontline services have been protected, public confidence in the police has gone up and crime has fallen by more than a quarter since 2010, according to the independent Crime Survey for England...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Apprentices (20 Jul 2015)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...on apprenticeships and other innovative programmes to attract younger people into careers in adult social care. A copy is attached. These include: the care ambassadors service supporting frontline care staff, to visit schools, colleges and job centres and inspire others; Sector Route-Way and Work Academy which provide experience of working in care, and develops skills; and the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence (16 Jul 2015)

Mike Penning: ...appropriate. We are committed to implementing the new offence of domestic abuse as soon as possible. We have always been clear that implementation must be supported by proper training and guidance for frontline agencies. We are working with the College of Policing and Crown Prosecution Service to ensure these agencies are confident they know how to use the new offence to provide the best...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Publication of Learning Not Blaming and Review of NHS Leadership (16 Jul 2015)

Jeremy Hunt: ..., not blaming; compassion, not defensiveness; and putting patients and families before systems and institutions. In summary, we will: put in place Freedom to Speak Up Guardians in each Trust to build up capability and capacity locally, at the frontline of service provision; ensure that every local NHS provider provides training in raising and listening to concerns; remove the Nursing...

Public Bill Committee: Education and Adoption Bill: Clause 1 - Coasting schools (14 Jul 2015)

Kevin Brennan: ...our schools system at the stroke of a pen, but it does not work that way. We all know it. Ministers in their heart of hearts know it. Certainly anybody who has ever worked in education and has been at the frontline in a classroom knows that improvements come about over a period of time. All the mantras and sloganising about instantly transforming schools overnight is a little misleading....

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