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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?

Petition - Community Pharmacies (9 May 2016)

Nicholas Dakin: I wish to deliver this petition of the residents of Scunthorpe to the House of Commons. The petition states: The petition of residents of Scunthorpe, Declares that local pharmacies are a vital frontline health service, forming part of the fabric of health communities across England; further that they may be forced to close as a result of Government proposals; further that this could deprive...

“Educational Excellence Everywhere”: Academies (9 May 2016)

Nicky Morgan: ..., and that we need to work with local authorities, the Local Government Association and others to make sure that we get this right. Ultimately, if schools are autonomous, we have to trust the frontline to deal with those difficult issues.

Backbench Business - Voluntary Sector: Faith Organisationsbackbench Business (5 May 2016)

Anna Turley: the way that we deliver services. She mentions community cohesion; we have in our society challenges of integration and understanding, and in dispelling myths. Community groups are right on the frontline of communities and are able to bridge divides and break down myths and boundaries. I wholeheartedly support local and central Government in taking steps to build on that. The big...

Opposition Day: NHS Bursaries (4 May 2016)

Helen Whately: try to shift that balance, and repurpose the workforce to meet the system’s demands and needs. I would also like more attention paid to the appeal of nursing and the experiences of nurses in work. I have heard many nurses on the frontline say, “This weekend, I’ll be on my own—I will be the only permanent nurse on this ward. I will be working alongside agency...

North East Ambulance Service — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (4 May 2016)

David Anderson: ...institution in this country, yet it is being rubbished because of the failures of the service that is in place. We must give the people who run and work in the service the chance to get it back where it was. The Minister needs to talk and listen to the people on the frontline. Also, we need to listen to the people who pay for the service and for all of us to stand here and talk about it....

Dublin System: Asylum (4 May 2016)

James Brokenshire: ...would suddenly make the migration crisis go away. My right hon. and learned Friend mentions Greece and Italy, and he will equally know that the EU-Turkey deal is intended to support efforts on the frontline. From next week we will be sending out about 75 experts to support front-line activity in Greece.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (3 May 2016)

Alistair Burt: ...of last week’s report from the Care Quality Commission. Our first duty to patients and their loved ones is to keep them safe. This applies to all of us with a role to play in the NHS, from the frontline to this House, and the Government are therefore clear that it is imperative to be open and transparent about what has gone wrong in order to minimise the risk of similar failings...

Ealing Hospital (3 May 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...who work in our national health service. Despite the debates that we have in this place about reconfigurations and the like, all of us are united in praise of the dedication of those working on the frontline to provide first-class services to all in their care. There is of course considerable ongoing interest in the changes in north-west London proposed under the “Shaping a healthier...

Written Answers — Home Office: Female Genital Mutilation (3 May 2016)

Karen Bradley: On 1 April the Government published updated multi-agency guidance on female genital mutilation (FGM), which we have placed on a statutory footing for the first time. The guidance applies to all frontline professionals in England and Wales, and includes steps police and social services should take when a girl is identified as being at risk of FGM. The guidance will help increase awareness of...

Hillsborough (27 Apr 2016)

Alec Shelbrooke: ...a huge amount of respect for the hon. Member for Sheffield South East (Mr Betts), who is no longer in his place—indeed, we have debated this. He is absolutely right to say that police officers on the frontline for South Yorkshire police do an outstanding job every day and deserve our respect. But the behaviour of South Yorkshire police during this inquiry, and the subsequent...

Policing and Crime Bill: Application of Firearms Act 1968 to the police: special constables and volunteers (26 Apr 2016)

Antoinette Sandbach: ...the impression that the leafy shires are better funded than metropolitan areas; that simply is not the case. The difference, particularly in Dyfed–Powys or indeed Cheshire, has been the way the PCC has allocated resources to frontline policing.

Policing and Crime Bill: statutory duty on flooding (26 Apr 2016)

Antoinette Sandbach: The hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green (Catherine West) spoke about cuts, but Cheshire’s PCC has been very successful at putting more officers on to the frontline. He is collaborating with his local fire and rescue service, and there will be co-location in the police headquarters in Winsford. That is an example of where co-operation is delivering more for less very effectively, and...

Immigration Bill: Unaccompanied Refugee Children: Relocation and Support (25 Apr 2016)

Jo Cox: ...parents for wanting to escape the horror that their families are experiencing? Children are being killed on their way to school, children as young as seven are being forcefully recruited to the frontline and one in three children have grown up knowing nothing but fear and war. Those children have been exposed to things no child should ever witness, and I know I would risk life and limb to...

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