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[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Sustainable Development Goals (Education) (2 July 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Desmond Swayne: ...door to other SDGs in terms of health outcomes and economic development. If education has not been delivered on, it will not be possible to deliver economic growth and the healthcare benefits that accrue as a consequence of having educated girls, which leads to later marriage and fewer problems with maternal health. All sort of things are transformed because of education. An additional...

Human Rights and Civil Liberties — Motion to Take Note (2 July 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Faulks: ...Human Rights Act and the capacity of the court of Parliament, to protect human rights by showing an ability to pass new legislation to develop the common law. This Parliament passed the Modern Slavery Act and the previous Government passed the equal marriage Act. One issue about equal marriage was whether there would be difficulties with Strasbourg if the Act came into force. So we should...

Points of Order (2 July 2015)

David Davies: ..., Food and Rural Affairs, despite the fact that it was willing to accept similarly worded questions on what steps the CPS was taking to ensure successful prosecution for the criminal offence of forced marriage, for example. Forced marriage is obviously much more serious than littering, but they are both serious issues. I seek your guidance on whether it is in order for a question that has...

Attorney General: Forced Marriage (2 July 2015)

Forced Marriage

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (2 July 2015)

James Berry: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps the Government is taking to tackle (a) forced marriage and (b) female genital mutilation.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Females: Equality (2 July 2015)

Baroness Verma: Since the Girl Summit in London in 2014, the Department for International Development has focused on delivering the UK Government’s commitment to ending FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage through its flagship 35 million FGM programme and recently launched 36 million programme to accelerate action to end Child marriage. DFID will co-host an event with the Canadian High...

Childcare Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (1 July 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Nash: ...considerable experience to the debate. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Touhig, for his congratulations to my wife on her birthday and reciprocate by congratulating him on his daughter’s impending marriage. I initially thought that Thursday was a rather odd day to get married, but then I remembered from personal experience that, given the Welsh’ legendary reputation for...

Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Equal Pay and the Gender Pay Gap (1 July 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Stephen Phillips: ...has done more to encourage women to enter higher education and the workforce than any deliberate policy. The contraceptive pill and a decline in the average number of children, together with later marriage and childbearing, have made it easier for women to join the workforce. As more women went out to work, discrimination became less severe. Girls saw the point of studying once they were...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Married People: Tax Allowances (1 July 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Rachael Maskell: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the provision of the marriage allowance on the risks associated with domestic violence in relationships where a person is in receipt of that allowance.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Bangladesh: Marriage (1 July 2015)

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead: To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the issue of child marriage was last raised with the government of Bangladesh.

Sierra Leone — Question for Short Debate (29 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...of Ebola survivors. I urge the Minister to take the opportunity of this community engagement infrastructure and the large-scale behaviour change achieved in this crisis to address other issues such as child marriage, teenage pregnancy and female genital mutilation. If we are to stop this threat, we must continue to support the Government of Sierra Leone to develop their capacity, address...

Business of the House (25 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Diana R. Johnson: During the passage of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, Rev. Melvin Tinker in Hull told me that if I supported it, he would instruct his congregation not to vote for me. That might have something to do with why my majority went from 641 to 12,899. However, this weekend he has equated homosexuality with paedophilia and put it in the same category. May we please have a debate in...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Afghanistan (25 June 2015)

James Brokenshire: ...for relocation to the United Kingdom can apply to bring with them, at the same time, a spouse, civil partner or person over the age of 18 who has been living with them in a relationship akin to a marriage or civil partnership for at least two years prior to the date of application. These family members are not subject to the usual financial requirements. Those beneficiaries of the scheme...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Gurkhas: Compensation (24 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Bob Blackman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to publish the details of the Gurkha mixed marriage compensation scheme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (23 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Clive Lewis: Last week the Scottish Government celebrated the 10th anniversary of legal humanist marriage. Given their popularity —there has been an upsurge in the number of such marriages in that country—and support in both Houses, can the Minister give us an idea of whether the Government would like to implement something similar in this country?

Written Answers — Home Office: Marriage Certificates (23 June 2015)

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish plans for changes to marriage certificates to allow the names of both parents to be recorded.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassies: Marriage (23 June 2015)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many same-sex couples have married in UK Consulates under the Consular Marriage and Marriages under Foreign Law Order 2014 in each country.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No.2) Bill 2015: Second Stage (22 June 2015)

Alex Attwood: ...us. If I were a supporter of the Alliance Party, when it comes to the issue of consent, I would begin to worry about its politics, because, unfortunately, this Chamber has yet to consent to equal marriage. Based on Mr Farry's understanding of the issue of consent, because we do not agree, we have to not continue the argument for marriage equality. If I were in the Alliance Party's shoes...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Families (22 June 2015)

Priti Patel: ...in perinatal classes and supporting Local Authorities to develop strategies to improve the quality of family relationships. In addition to this we are providing wider help for families via the Marriage Tax Allowance, introduction of shared parental leave, expansion of free childcare, the Troubled Families Programme and reforms to the adoption system.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Married People: Tax Allowances (22 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

David Nuttall: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the time it takes to register for the marriage allowance using the online application procedure.

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