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Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Christmas Adjournment (18 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Tom Brake: ...was the one he raised at the end of his speech. It is a concern that he has raised repeatedly, and it relates to his local health service. I am sure that the Department of Health, his clinical commissioning group and the trust in his area will have heard his arguments loud and clear. The hon. Member for Harrow West (Mr Thomas), who is no longer in his place, referred to the estuary...

Written Ministerial Statements — Communities and Local Government: Integration Update (18 December 2014)

Eric Pickles: ...forced marriage Flying the flag Ongoing support for championing the flying of local and national flags, and working with the Flag Institute to encourage more local communities to create their own local flags. Holocaust commission A commission of inquiry to investigate how best to commemorate and teach future generations about the holocaust. Holocaust memorial day Funding the Holocaust...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (16 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: The international child abduction charity, Reunite, reports that the wrongful overseas retention of children is up by 30% so far this year. We need urgent action to implement the welcome recent recommendation from the Law Commission that wrongful retention should be made a criminal offence. Will the Minister say when the Government will respond to that recommendation, and can he give a date...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (16 December 2014)

Draft Protection of Charities Bill: Draft Protection of Charities Bill. 2:15 pm; 4A
Witnesses: William Shawcross, Chairman, Charity Commission and Michelle Russell, Head of Investigations and Enforcement, Charity Commission

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Armed Forces Covenant (16 December 2014)

Michael Fallon: ...consolidated armed forces covenant grant scheme; make further announcements on the award of funding for veterans accommodation projects; implement the majority of the healthcare infrastructure improvements recommended by the Care Quality Commission; develop a system to transfer medical records between Defence Medical Services and the UK health services; report on how LIBOR money has been...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Mental Health Services (16 December 2014)

Earl Howe: ...area and develop solutions. All localities are working to have their declarations agreed by all the relevant local agencies by the end of the year. We are working closely with the mental health charity Mind to support the work in localities. Declarations have already been made by London, Portsmouth, Wiltshire, Kent, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland,...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Mental Health Services (16 December 2014)

Earl Howe: ...area and develop solutions. All localities are working to have their declarations agreed by all the relevant local agencies by the end of the year. We are working closely with the mental health charity Mind to support the work in localities. Declarations have already been made by London, Portsmouth, Wiltshire, Kent, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland,...

National Parliaments (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note (15 December 2014)

Baroness Quin: ...’s Office was one of a number approved in national parliaments across the EU, leading to the yellow card threshold being reached. Yet, as the noble Lord said, when a yellow card is issued, in theory the European Commission should engage seriously in a discussion with national parliaments about it, but in this case it failed to do so. We very much hope that the new Commission, the...

NHS Services (Devon) (11 December 2014)

Ben Bradshaw: Last week, on 3 December, the Northern, Eastern and Western clinical commissioning group, responsible for commissioning health care on behalf of the population of Devon, excluding Torbay and south Devon, announced a package of cuts, restrictions and the ending of some treatments and operations altogether. The decisions included denying all planned operations to smokers and people with a body...

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: General Election Hustings (11 December 2014)

Tony Baldry: I assure my hon. Friend and the whole House that all guidance produced for parishes for hustings meetings at the general election will comply with both the Charity Commission regulations regarding political activity and those of the Electoral Commission. As some of us know from previous general elections, Churches Together is experienced in organising hustings meetings in constituencies...

Written Answers — Attorney General: National Fund (11 December 2014)

Robert Buckland: There has been correspondence between the Charity Commission, the trustees and the Attorney General’s Office over the National Fund. The Fund is operated in accordance with its rules and section 9 of the Superannuation and Other Trust Funds (Validation) Act 1927. It is accumulating as the original donors intended. Options are being considered for the future of the Fund, consistent with...

Mental Health (Cambridgeshire) (10 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Jane Ellison: ...allocations, NHS England relies on advice from one of our many health acronyms, ACRA—the Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation. ACRA gives advice on the share of available resources provided to each clinical commissioning group to support equal access for equal need. Much of our debate will revolve around those funding formulas and how they are evolving. The calculation is based...

Sickle Cell Anaemia (10 December 2014)

Pat McFadden: ...a patient who was costing the NHS a fortune through repeated hospital admissions, exacerbated by the fact that her children slept in the one bed in her flat and she did not have a bed. Eventually, the charity was able to help her to buy her a bed and that made a huge difference. The cost of her hospital admissions could have paid for a hundred beds. We will never reach the stage where no...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments (9 December 2014)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ..., that we should not condone unlawful decision-making. This is of particular importance to the enforcement of the public sector equality duty, a point which has been made to us by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. I declare an interest as the honorary president and a former employee of the Child Poverty Action Group, which, as Sir Stephen Sedley has pointed out, was a pioneer in...

Anti-Semitism — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (9 December 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

David Burrowes: .... The particular reason why I am taking part in this debate is the things that have happened in my constituency. Sadly, a brick was thrown at a schul during the Gaza conflict, and the Norwood charity shop on Southgate High street was daubed in relation to Gaza protests; a Jewish charity shop was targeted. For the first time in my nine years in Parliament, constituents have come to my...

[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Education of Children with Cerebral Palsy (9 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Stephen McCabe: ...spirit of the legislation that the Minister is responsible for. At present, we do not seem to have the right balance in sharing the skills that are available, so that the expertise in specialist centres, voluntary organisations, support groups, charities and independent bodies is utilised properly to help to build knowledge, skills and training in the mainstream schools and nurseries that...

Modern Slavery Bill: Committee (3rd Day) (8 December 2014)

Lord McColl of Dulwich: My Lords, I am pleased to introduce Amendment 86M in my name, that of the noble Baroness, Lady Howe, and that of the noble Lord, Lord Judd. I am grateful for the input of the charities involved in its development, including CARE, ECPAT and the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group. The amendment deals with what is, for me, a foundational aspect of any modern slavery Bill worthy of that name, yet...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Infrastructure Bill [Lords] (8 December 2014)

Charles Hendry: ...source of generation to make up for the peaks and troughs of renewable sources of generation. That is also vital to heating our homes. It is clear to me, as president of the National Energy Action fuel poverty charity, that the biggest distinction in fuel poverty is between those whose homes are on the gas grid and those whose are off it. If we do not see greater use of gas in heating our...

Backbench Business: Branded Medicines (NHS) (4 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

George Freeman: ...place a regulatory framework that does not support 21st-century leadership in regenerative medicine, in stem cells, and in the use of data. In the new year, I will lead a delegation to the European Commission to highlight the fact that this new landscape requires a new regulatory framework. I very much hope that we can persuade the European Union to embrace that so that Britain can lead in...

Sport: Governance — Motion to Take Note (4 December 2014)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...for Work and Pensions are jointly considering access to sports venues for disabled people. The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport recently approved a 1.9 million programme to be undertaken by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to increase access. I am delighted that my noble friend Lord Holmes of Richmond is closely involved with this. A joint DCMS and Department...

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