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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (2 December 2014)

Draft Protection of Charities Bill: Draft Protection of Charities Bill. 2:15 pm; Room 3
Witnesses: Charity Law Association; David Anderson QC and Care Quality Commission; Pauline Broomhead, Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Social Improvement and Simon Hebditch, Chair, Small Charities Coalition

Care Sector — Motion to Take Note (25 November 2014)

Earl Howe: ...substitute for a culture of compassion, safe delegation and effective supervision. Putting people on a centrally held register does not guarantee public protection. Instead, the key is for employers, commissioners and providers to make sure that they have the right processes in place to ensure that they have the right staff with the right skills to deliver the right care. Systems and...

Breast Cancer (25 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Jane Ellison: ...best standard. That includes pairing highly rated cancer trusts with those that have potential to improve, regional events for commissioners to consider how patient experience survey results inform commissioning decisions, and the publication of guidance on using survey data to drive improvement. The survey is used in very hands-on ways, and in previous debates I have been impressed at the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Research (25 November 2014)

George Freeman: ...the use of research evidence, and creating unprecedented powers and duties at all levels to meet that need. The Government’s Mandate to NHS England requires it: “to ensure that the new commissioning system promotes and supports participation by NHS organisations and NHS patients in research funded by both commercial and non-commercial organisations, most importantly to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Qatar (24 November 2014)

Philip Hammond: ...issues with the Qatari Foreign Minister, Dr Khalid Al Attiyah, during his recent visit to Doha on 12 November. He welcomed their efforts to tackle terrorist financing through the introduction of a Charities Commission to prevent abuse of charities, and look to them to work with us on this agenda in the future.

New Member: National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill (21 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Barbara Keeley: Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. The clinical commissioning groups involved plan to tender by summer 2015 a 1.2 billion contract to deliver cancer services and end-of-life care for 876,000 people across the area. The witnesses we heard from made it clear that commissioning on a disease-specific basis like this is risky. There are only a few small-scale examples of that being done anywhere,...

Azure Card — Motion to Take Note (20 November 2014)

Lord Naseby: ...at the list that my noble friend quite rightly quoted, which covers probably as much as 85% of the grocery trade in the United Kingdom. It covers the leading chemist in the United Kingdom—Boots—charity shops, which are very much in high streets up and down the country, and the Salvation Army. On the winter coat issue raised by my noble friend, I doubt that you would get a...

Business of the House (20 November 2014)

Madeleine Moon: At a meeting at the Department of Health this week, kidney charities were stunned to be told that Ministers had decided that kidney dialysis was no longer to be a prescribed service, and that a period of consultation of six weeks would be held by the Department after which a Bill would be introduced in February and changes to clinical commissioning group commissioning would commence on 1...

Written Answers — Home Office: Middle East (20 November 2014)

James Brokenshire: ...when we consider the risk to British nationals is unacceptably high. Anyone who does travel is putting themselves in considerable danger. The best way for the public to help is to donate to registered charities that have ongoing relief operations. Those who become involved in fighting abroad can potentially be prosecuted under UK law on their return including under terrorism or other...

Consumer Rights Bill — Report (19 November 2014)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: The amendment stands in my name and in that of my noble friend Lady Hayter of Kentish Town. I declare my interest as retiring chair of the charity StepChange. Your Lordships’ House will be well aware of the considerable influence that it has had in curbing the explosion of high-cost credit that has so disadvantaged consumers in recent years. However, there is more to do. The purpose of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Charities (Legislation) (19 November 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

Henry Bellingham: When he next plans to meet the Charity Commission to discuss the operation of legislation relating to charities.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Charity Commission (19 November 2014)

Simon Hart: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to ensure that the Charity Commission has sufficient powers to oversee and intervene in the running of charities.

[Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Physical Inactivity (Public Health) (18 November 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...With the best will in the world, Governments can only do so much. We have to shift the population’s thinking from where we are now to where we need to be. A couple of Members touched on the role of some of the major charities. I have been having conversations with some of the major health charities about how they can harness the reach and reputation they enjoy among our population....

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (18 November 2014)

Draft Protection of Charities Bill: Draft Protection of Charities Bill. 2:15 pm; Committee Room 4
Witnesses: Ben Harrison, Policy Manager, Office for Civil Society, Cabinet Office, Kenneth Dibble, Head of Legal Services, Charity Commission and Michelle Russell, Head of Investigations and Enforcement, Charity Commission; Victoria Keilthy, Director, Private & Third Sector Delivery, National Audit Office

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: G20 (17 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael Ellis: It has been reported that there is a risk that money given to charities can end up in terrorists’ hands, helping them carry out their threats, some of which have been made clear recently. Will the Prime Minister ensure that the Charity Commission, which is led by the excellent William Shawcross, has the powers and resources that it needs to deal with that problem?

Modern Slavery Bill — Second Reading (17 November 2014)

Lord Bates: ...a determined and focused law enforcement response, greater awareness among front-line professionals, co-ordinated police action internationally, close working with business, and the support of communities, charities and faith groups. In bringing the Bill forward, I pay tribute to all those who have campaigned tirelessly over recent years to bring this largely hidden crime into the light. I...

Backbench Business: Finances of the House of Commons (11 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

John Thurso: Proposals on the principles of the way forward, rather than the detail, have been received and will be put to the Commission and the House Committee of the Lords at their next meetings. If the proposals are agreed to in principle, the detailed work will take place, but I would not anticipate any particular changes until well into next year. I hope that answer is sufficient for the hon....

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services (10 November 2014)

Norman Lamb: ...future: Reforming care and support. This was reinforced in the Care Act. It set out clearly the care and support system we want to achieve – with the support of care and support organisations, charities, carers, volunteers and the public. The Adult Social Care Workforce programme supports delivery of this vision, through increasing capacity, improving capability and developing...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services (10 November 2014)

Norman Lamb: ...future: Reforming care and support. This was reinforced in the Care Act. It set out clearly the care and support system we want to achieve – with the support of care and support organisations, charities, carers, volunteers and the public. The Adult Social Care Workforce programme supports delivery of this vision, through increasing capacity, improving capability and developing...

Off-patent Drugs Bill (7 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

George Freeman: ...the new year, alongside NHS England and NICE, to bring everyone together, review the evidence and agree a strategy and a timetable for action. I am more than happy to extend an invitation to him and those supporting his Bill, as well as Association of Medical Research Charities, to engage actively in that process and to help us to develop a strategy for achieving what we all want, which is...

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