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Written Answers — House of Lords: Charity Commission (26 September 2014)

Lord Patten: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish the responses to their consultation on extending the Charity Commission’s powers to tackle abuse in charities; and if so, when.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Devolution:  Enhanced Measures (23 September 2014)

Simon Hamilton: ...the issues that came up repeatedly was the plethora of information from a range of sources around welfare reform, whether they be governmental sources here in Northern Ireland or in London or, indeed, charities or other organisations that have produced analyses of the effects of welfare reform on Northern Ireland.  The very clear message coming from the Committee was that it would be...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Charities (11 September 2014)

Brooks Newmark: Charity regulation is a devolved matter in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The annual accounts of charities in England and Wales are available on the Charity Commission’s website but the data requested on funding sources is not routinely held. Some charities may include information about the source of their donations in their accounts but they are not required to do so. The Charity...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Big Society Network (10 September 2014)

Lisa Nandy: None of us could let that go. Thanks to the National Audit Office’s report, we now know that the Government’s big society lies in tatters. We have since learned that the charity the Prime Minister personally launched at No. 10 Downing street is not only under investigation by the Charity Commission, but is under investigation for moving Cabinet Office funding to its parent...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Political Activity (Charity Commission Guidance) (10 September 2014)

Political Activity (Charity Commission Guidance)

[Annette Brooke in the Chair] — Western Balkans (10 September 2014)

Eric Ollerenshaw: ...in Europe to have a solemn memorial at Lancaster House in recognition of the Srebrenica massacre. That memorial was held for the second time last year. On my recent visit, we had a long meeting with the International Commission on Missing Persons, which, if any good can come out of such terrible things, is perhaps a good, because of the training it has provided in Bosnia in finding and...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 34 - The Anti-slavery Commissioner (9 September 2014)

Diana Johnson: We now move on to part 3 of the Bill. The clauses in part 3 all relate to the role of the anti-slavery commissioner. First, on the amendments to clause 34 in this group, I am pleased that the Government have brought forward clauses to establish the anti-slavery commissioner. The Government have previously said that that is one of the most important aspects of the Bill. I refer to the Centre...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Barroso Task Force (9 September 2014)

Mike Nesbitt: ...simultaneously being set, receiving their mid-year progress update, and their final outcomes." Turning to the second issue of clarity of roles and responsibilities, the Committee welcomes the architecture that has been established by the Executive since the European Commission’s original report in 2008 and acknowledges the recent review of the thematic priorities and the role of the...

[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Pancreatic Cancer (8 September 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

John Baron: ...chance of improving all cancers, including pancreatic. Instead of bombarding the NHS with a load of targets, we decided to come up with one measure: to get the local NHS—then the primary care trust, now the clinical commissioning group—to focus on one-year cancer survival rates. The logic is very simple: if there is late diagnosis, we get poor one-year figures. Therefore, by...

Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Energy Company Licence Revocation (3 September 2014)

Heather Wheeler: ...investments—whether it is American, German, French or Chinese companies building these power stations in South Derbyshire—they are not going to get hoicked out over some peccadillo. It might be the Charity Commission going off on one and having to be reined in—giving power to quangos is a frightening thing. I think she is genuinely missing the point about what our...

[Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Social Economy (2 September 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Brooks Newmark: ...life I was pushing very hard for, are excellent ideas. Creating a more level playing field when it comes to taxation is also an important point, which I have taken on board. Of course, many smaller or fledgling charities and social enterprises could make use of the funding, but sometimes they need support to do so, so alongside Big Society Capital, we have introduced the investment...

Clinical Technology Appraisals (Nice) (1 September 2014)

George Freeman: ...to his heart, having been affected by the tragic loss of his partner from pancreatic cancer. I applaud him and pay tribute to him for the work he has done. I pay tribute to all the patients and charities who are so active in this area, and I assure him and all those affected that we want to see the best possible outcomes for all NHS patients and loved ones, including those with pancreatic...

Written Answers — Home Department: Community Relations: Islam (1 September 2014)

James Brokenshire: ...we refocused the Prevent strategy in 2011, to separate Prevent from broader integration work. Local Prevent co-ordinators across the country work with local services, partners such as the police, Charity Commission and members of local faith communities, to understand local risks and needs, and deliver targeted projects and outreach work. We fund 30 Prevent priority areas to work on the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Written Questions: Government Responses (1 September 2014)

James Brokenshire: ...we refocused the Prevent strategy in 2011, to separate Prevent from broader integration work. Local Prevent co-ordinators across the country work with local services partners such as the police, Charity Commission and members of local faith communities, to understand local risks and needs, and deliver targeted projects and outreach work. We fund 30 Prevent priority areas to work on the...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Committee (5th Day) (30 July 2014)

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton: ...to be designed for one purpose only—to deter interventions from organisations with limited resources. Unlike government departments, they could not contemplate such a risk. That applies to many charities; I spoke about this at Second Reading. Many of them have very small budgets and are run by volunteers, who are only too aware—perhaps they are overcautious—of their...

Women: Equality and Advancement — Question for Short Debate (22 July 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington: My Lords, I am grateful for the opportunity to speak briefly in the gap. As we are all aware, this year’s UN Commission on the Status of Women focused on the challenges and achievements in the implementation of the MDGs for women and girls. I wish to draw attention to its conclusions that relate to the progress towards MDG5, which is improving maternal health, and its two targets, which...

Child Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK EU Nationals): Backbench Business — Summer Adjournment (22 July 2014)

Jim Shannon: ...Orange Order, I feel a great sense of pride and camaraderie with my brothers and sisters in lodges throughout the world. The Orange Order is an integral part of the community, raising money for many local charities, as well as helping to raise funds for those in developing countries and supporting disadvantaged children in local areas. One example of such charitable work was the work...

Care Home Top-up Fees (22 July 2014)

Norman Lamb: ...under the Care Act. It is important that everyone is aware of those rules, as my right hon. Friend said. We are aware of concerns about top-ups, particularly the concerns raised in the research by the charity Independent Age. That is why in March 2014 the Department wrote to all local authorities in England to remind them of their responsibilities under existing regulations and guidance,...

Written Answers — Health: Mass Media: Subscriptions (21 July 2014)

Daniel Poulter: ...International Journal of Mental Health Promotion-Internet International Journal of Obesity International Social Science Journal-Internet JCH-Journal of Communication in Healthcare-Internet Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety-Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing-Internet Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health-Internet Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive...

Vat Relief (Talking Newspaper Associations) (14 July 2014)

Andrea Leadsom: ...associations make to ensure that blind and severely disabled people can independently remain informed and up to date on current affairs. On the issue of tax itself, I reassure hon. Members that charities are at the heart of the Government’s ambition to build the big society, enabling people to play an active role in their community. To help support this, the Government provide...

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