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Written Answers — Department of Health: Department of Health: Official Engagements (26 Nov 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...and is on call and briefed on relevant events seven days a week, including public holidays. He routinely works on Departmental business at the weekends, which includes attending meetings, visiting frontline services and carrying out official engagements where relevant.

Royal Assent: Childcare Bill [Lords] (25 Nov 2015)

Sam Gyimah: ...want not only to provide more money to the sector but to reform the system that underpins it. That means having a national funding formula that allows as much of that money as possible to get to the frontline. It also means examining the bureaucracy that means that a provider operating across different local authority areas has to have different contracts within different systems. We will...

Spending Review and Autumn Statement — Statement (25 Nov 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: our moral obligation to the world’s poorest and help those in the fragile and failing states on Europe’s borders. It is overwhelmingly in our national interest that we do so, so our total overseas aid budget will increase to 16.3 billion by 2020. Britain is unique in the world in making these twin commitments to funding both the hard power of military might and the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Spending Review and Autumn Statement (25 Nov 2015)

George Osborne:, for example, primary care that the plan sets out. We are requiring of the NHS, like we are of the public sector, real efficiencies, but in the NHS’s case, those efficiencies are put into the frontline healthcare that he is so determined to champion. Several hon. Members rose—

Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Trident (24 Nov 2015)

Deidre Brock: I have nearly finished. The combined effects of spending cuts and the blind insistence on spending huge sums on a virility totem would leave poorly equipped frontline service personnel even worse off. I certainly hope that the Government would have the decency to consider them.

Points of Order (24 Nov 2015)

Jack Dromey: ...of officers on response as having a neighbourhood function. It is not a genuine increase in neighbourhood policing. In truth, the Government’s own figures show 17,000 police officers gone—12,000 from the frontline—and 4,500 police community support officers gone. On the crime figures, I can do no better than quote from a Government exercise co-ordinated by the national...

Isil: National Security and Defence (23 Nov 2015)

Peter Kyle: I thank the Prime Minister for his statement. I also thank him for the investment in security and intelligence announced last week, but restate that the frontline in intelligence and in responding to a terrorist attack is our local police forces. My local police force now regularly has only seven armed police officers on duty, and calls for help to neighbouring police forces have gone up by...

Written Answers — Home Office: Electronic Warfare (23 Nov 2015)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the effect of increased cyber-security funding on the numbers of (a) frontline police and (b) police community support officers.

Bill Presented: New Cancer Strategy (19 Nov 2015)

John Baron: ...;up to one year—and then it is simply not possible to catch up. We therefore need to do more on earlier diagnosis. Getting the NHS to focus on the one-year figures will encourage initiatives on the frontline to promote earlier diagnosis. By putting the one-year figures up in lights, we can ensure that the local NHS realises that it is being monitored. It will therefore be up to the...

Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day]: The Economy (18 Nov 2015)

Seema Malhotra: ...police service and the impact of those cuts at this time, it is a shame that the Chancellor has so far not committed to funding the policing we need, including the community policing that generates vital intelligence on the frontline. What we have seen from the Chancellor is a record of failure in building the productive economy that we need. He has failed to meet his own deficit target,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Nov 2015)

Tulip Siddiq: ...and is currently training to be a doctor in London. He tells me that with the proposed junior doctors’ contracts, morale in the NHS is lower now than it has been at any time during his time on the frontline. Does the Prime Minister agree that low morale among our junior doctors and nurses is a threat to patient safety?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: G20 and Paris Attacks (17 Nov 2015)

Mike Gapes: ...and the retaking of Sinjar by Kurdish forces supported by the international coalition. The all-party group on the Kurdistan region in Iraq visited the region and on Saturday I was with the Kurds on the frontline south of Kirkuk. Those Kurdish forces are brave and are putting their lives on the line every day; they did so at Sinjar, along with the Syrian Kurds. Can we do more to provide...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Full Hospital Services (17 Nov 2015)

Jeremy Hunt: ...providing care in the NHS. There are real issues for clinical safety when the standard of English is not high enough. We have a lot of fantastic support from immigrants who do a great job on the NHS frontline, but good English is an absolute pre-requisite.

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Reserve Forces (17 Nov 2015)

Kevan Jones: ...forces. As a former Defence Minister, I have seen at first hand the contribution of both, and in Iraq and Afghanistan, the contribution that reservists made, not just in medical services but on the frontline, was sometimes overlooked. We ought to pay tribute to them. The hon. Gentleman raised the important issue of ensuring that we monitor the Army 2020 process. He welcomed the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (17 Nov 2015)

Karen Bradley: a number of major UK ports so that trained officers can help identify victims, disrupt organised criminal groups, collect intelligence and provide a point of expertise and guidance for other frontline officers. With regard to Ireland, the Police Service of Northern Ireland also works closely with An Garda Siochana on an operational basis to tackle cases of suspected cross border human...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police (17 Nov 2015)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that police forces are able to maintain existing levels of frontline policing over the next five years.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Justice & Home Affairs post-Council Statement (17 Nov 2015)

Theresa May: ...also discussed the implementation of relocation measures, in which the UK is not participating. The Presidency urged Member States to deliver on the pledges made at previous JHA Councils to support those frontline Member States experiencing the most pressure. The UK is contributing substantial practical assistance in this regard. The Council Conclusions agreed emphasised the need to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Legal Profession: Equality (17 Nov 2015)

Lord Faulks: services, and encourage an independent, strong, diverse and effective legal profession. There are a number of initiatives being taken forward on education and training by the three largest frontline regulators for the legal profession, the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the Bar Standards Board and CILEx Regulation, to widen opportunities for a more diverse pool of people to enter...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Hate Crime (16 Nov 2015)

Keith Vaz: Paris mean that it is very important that police officers engage fully with local communities. The Government were right to suspend the operation of the police funding formula, which deals with frontline policing. Although the counter-terrorism budget has been protected, dealing with such offences means that we need bobbies on the beat. Will the Minister speak to the Home Secretary and...

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