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Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (23 May 2016)

Baroness Jolly: ...the situation for the recruitment of Commonwealth citizens, and the roles they might take? Last year’s SDSR was to ensure that we had the appropriate ships, planes and weaponry to face the future. Are we also on track for the commissioning, design, and build or manufacture of those items? In particular, is there more clarity about the concept study on the general purpose frigates,...

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

the Earl of Listowel: ...will continue to be an institution that inspires and educates our public and the public of the world for many years to come. I declare my interests in the register as the trustee of two child mental health charities, the Brent Centre for Young People, dealing with adolescents, and the Child and Family Practice Charitable Foundation, assessing children with autism, and a child welfare...

Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (18 May 2016)

Stewart Jackson: ...the basis of a fundamental renegotiation of our relationship with the European Union. That clearly has not taken place in many respects, whether welfare reform, the accrual of more powers to the European Commission and Council of Ministers vis--vis this Parliament, immigration and border control, or a wide range of other areas that the Government, and particularly the Prime Minister,...

Prorogation: Her Majesty's Speech (12 May 2016)

...year. My Government have sought to develop a productive working relationship with the devolved Administrations. In relation to Scotland, legislation was passed to implement the recommendations of the Smith commission, devolving substantial new powers to the Scottish Parliament. A draft Bill was published setting out a new framework for devolution in Wales in accordance with the St...

Royal Assent: Her Majesty’s Most Gracious Speech (12 May 2016)

John Bercow: I have further to acquaint the House that the Baroness Stowell of Beeston, one of the Lords Commissioners, delivered Her Majesty’s Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, in pursuance of Her Majesty’s Command. For greater accuracy I have obtained a copy, and also directed that the terms of the Speech be printed in the Journal of this House. Copies are being made...

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House of Lords: Legislation in the 2015-2016 session of Parliament (12 May 2016)

Baroness Stowell of Beeston: ...Reform and Work Bill The following Private Members’ Bills will have received Royal Assent in the 2015-2016 session:Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) BillCriminal Cases Review Commission (Information) BillDriving Instructors (Registration) BillHouse of Commons (Members' Fund) (No.2) BillNHS (Charitable Trusts Etc) BillRiot Compensation Bill The following Bills will carry...

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House: Legislation in the 2015-2016 Session of Parliament (12 May 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...Reform and Work Bill The following Private Members’ Bills will have received Royal Assent in the 2015-2016 session: Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) BillCriminal Cases Review Commission (Information) BillDriving Instructors (Registration) BillHouse of Commons (Members' Fund) (No.2) BillNHS (Charitable Trusts Etc) BillRiot Compensation Bill The following Bills will carry...

Bus Services - Question for Short Debate (11 May 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...regard. That is exactly why the Government have launched 7.6 million for the total transport pilot scheme across England, to explore how councils, the NHS and other agencies can work together to commission transport services more effectively, not just to reduce costs but to improve services and avoid duplication of specific commissioned services. Noble Lords may be aware that there...

Life Chances Strategy - Question for Short Debate (11 May 2016)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts: ...self-effacing but highly personal style. In the few minutes that I have, I would like to address two specific points: the role of the apprenticeship programme and the role of the voluntary and charity sector in delivering the life chances strategy. I strongly support the Government’s ambition to create 3 million new apprenticeships over the life of this Parliament. These can provide...

Domestic Violence Refuges — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (11 May 2016)

Teresa Pearce: ...to prevent and protect against gender-based violence against women and girls.” Although the services to protect women from violence are provided at local level, the budgets to fund services and the nature of the commissioning processes are largely set at national level. No cuts should be carried out that lead to a loss of vital housing support, such as temporary refuges. We have...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pregnancy: Sodium Valproate (11 May 2016)

George Freeman: ...toolkit, the MHRA has sought feedback from all stakeholders and will continue to work with the Royal Colleges, professional bodies including the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, patient groups and relevant charities to increase awareness of the toolkit among GPs, pharmacists and patients.This work will include exploring how clinical commissioning groups can help ensure the toolkit materials...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (10 May 2016)

Rory Stewart: I am replying as the Minister with responsibility for food waste. The Government welcomes the redistribution of good quality surplus food to charities that can make sure it goes to people rather than going to waste. Based on our experience, a simple law or requirement obliging supermarkets to donate food would not fix the barriers to redistribution. We need to look at the bigger picture....

Education: Academies - Statement (9 May 2016)

Lord Nash: ...are in record numbers at the moment. I hope that noble Lords across the House who have not had the opportunity of spending time with leaders of academies or multi-academy trusts or with the regional school commissions will take the time to do that over the next few months. I am happy to arrange visits or meetings. We will continue to listen and to have dialogue with the sector, parents,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Liver Diseases: Health Services (9 May 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...will outline PHE’s wide range of work contributing to the prevention of liver disease and improved wellbeing for patients with liver disease. PHE is working closely with NHS England, The Lancet Commission and liver disease charities to support improvements in the quality of care for liver disease patients through the provision of information to support decision making.

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

James Wharton: ...an important issue, but I acknowledge that he would like additional work to be done. My hon. Friend the Member for Stafford (Jeremy Lefroy) spoke of the great work that is being done by a range of charities in his constituency, across faiths and across the communities that they serve, which even includes the use of the Conservative association headquarters—I welcome that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Clinical Psychologists (5 May 2016)

Alistair Burt: Health Education England (HEE) is working with NHS England, Public Health England, professional bodies, charities, experts-by-experience and others to develop and deliver a costed, multi-disciplinary workforce strategy for the future shape and skill mix of the workforce (including clinical psychologists) required to deliver the independent Mental Health Taskforce’s Five Year Forward...

Personal Independence Payment: Mobility Criterion - Motion to Resolve (4 May 2016)

Baroness Brinton: ...Rheumatoid Arthritis Society has pointed out that no comprehensive assessment has been made by the DWP of what impact the measure will have on disabled people, but from work done by NRAS and the Disability Rights Commission it is clear that the loss of money or easy access to a vehicle will lead to unemployment, isolation and depression. I want briefly to discuss Motability and what it...

Petition - Bowel Cancer Screening: Taxi Licensing Regulations (4 May 2016)

Andrew Gwynne: ...as the council has given it a soft landing and it will not apply until 2017. Plus, if we do not change or tighten up the law, another council, if not this council or Berwick, will spot an income-generating opportunity in much the same way. I want to turn briefly to the Law Commission report. The Minister will know that between 2013 and 2014, the Law Commission conducted a consultation on...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Strokes (4 May 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...and increases in levels of obesity and an ageing population lead to new pressures. That is why a Cardiovascular (CVD) Disease Outcomes Strategy was published in 2013. It sets out key actions for commissioners and providers to help further improve outcomes in Coronary Heart Disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. NHS England hosts a CVD outcomes collaborative which brings...

Backbench Business - World Autism Awareness Weekbackbench Business (28 Apr 2016)

Alistair Burt: ...regard. It was nice to see the whole family and it is a remarkable piece of film. I also wish to highlight the work the Department of Health has taken forward with the Autism Alliance UK, a large network of autism charities, on the “Connect to Autism” project, which encourages local organisations, services and companies to become autism champions by training staff in autism...


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