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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (13 May 2016)

Marriage and Civil Partnership Registration (Mothers' Names) Bill - 2nd reading – Christina Rees. Legislation

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Bangladesh: Marriage (3 May 2016)

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Bangladesh about child marriage, and whether it is their policy that the revised Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929 should retain the minimum age of marriage for women at 18 years age without exceptions.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Bangladesh: Females (3 May 2016)

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions have taken place with the government of Bangladesh about reforms of religious laws on marriage, divorce and separation and their impact on women's economic situation.

Business of the House (28 Apr 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...hear in words what they want to hear. The one thing that nobody could accuse my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister of is homophobia. The man who brought to this House and saw through same-sex marriage is not somebody who could ever be described as homophobic.

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

Pauline Latham: ...meeting. It is not only about children; it is often adults for whom even less support is available. Whole families are affected, and autism can cause such a big strain that it affects the parents’ marriage or partnership. Many of those situations break down when people have one, two or even three children with autism. I want to focus on local situations in Derby and Derbyshire, where...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Inheritance Tax (28 Apr 2016)

Lord Myners: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether children of a first marriage are disadvantaged compared with the children of subsequent marriages under current inheritance tax rules.

Violence against Women and Girls (Sustainable Development Goals) — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (27 Apr 2016)

Nick Hurd: ...be safety gaps that we need to be forensic about, whether it is sexual violence, intimate partner violence, so-called honour killings, female genital mutilation, rape as a weapon of war or child marriage. As well as being a gross violation, violence again women and girls is fundamentally an issue of human rights and it would be enough to consider it simply in that context. It has not come...

Backbench Business: Social Security (Equality) (26 Apr 2016)

Alison Thewliss: ...many unanswered questions about it. The rape clause puts particularly vulnerable women in an extremely difficult position, because the Government do not seem to realise that rape can happen within marriage as well as outside marriage. A woman may be in a relationship where she cannot tell the police about a rape, and no proof that she was raped can be found, but the Government somehow...

Public Bill Committee: Investigatory Powers Bill: Bulk equipment interference warrants: general (26 Apr 2016)

John Hayes: ...;the personification, as I hope I am, of the people’s will—to have any involvement in these matters, but I do not take that view. I believe in representative government and I think we have got absolutely right the marriage between Parliament and the judiciary—but we stray, I sense, from the precise detail of this part of the Bill. My judgment is that we have reached the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Marriage: Children (26 Apr 2016)

Douglas Carswell: ...Government's policy is on (a) granting residency to and (b) possible prosecution of people who arrive in the UK as either refugees or asylum seekers who are married to a child under 16 when such marriages were undertaken legally outside the UK and were not performed under duress.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (26 Apr 2016)

James Brokenshire: ...children and separated children (those separated from their parents and/or other family members) as well as other vulnerable children such as child carers and those at risk of child labour, child marriage or other forms of neglect, abuse or exploitation. We will commit to resettling several hundred individuals in the first year with a view to resettling up to 3000 individuals over the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Forced Marriage (26 Apr 2016)

Greg Mulholland: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many interventions by the Forced Marriages Unit led to criminal prosecutions of people perpetrating forced marriages.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Forced Marriage Protection Orders (26 Apr 2016)

Greg Mulholland: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people (a) are protected and (b) have previously been protected but no longer are by a Forced Marriage Protection Order.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Married People: Tax Allowances (26 Apr 2016)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: HM Revenue and Customs’ plans for advertising Marriage Allowance evolved over time. HMRC does not hold data on the number of customers that have applied for Marriage Allowance by Local Authority or Parliamentary Constituency.

Nepal Earthquake: First Anniversary (25 Apr 2016)

Gareth Thomas: ...families with fewer assets, limited access to economic resources and a lack of alternative livelihoods, there is a heightened risk of sexual and gender-based violence, human trafficking, child marriage, and child labour. Indeed, I have had representations from Nepalese constituents of mine worried about an increase in the trafficking of young earthquake victims. If a major earthquake was...

Written Answers — Home Office: Forced Marriage (25 Apr 2016)

Greg Mulholland: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many unwilling parties to a forced marriage have twice been prevented from such a marriage by the Forced Marriage Unit since it was set up.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (22 Apr 2016)

Baroness Verma: ...the human rights agenda, which the UK played a key role in securing in negotiations. It also commits us to working towards ending violence against girls and women, including ending FGM and child, early and forced marriage, and tackling sexual violence in conflict. It commits to prioritising work that targets the most vulnerable and disadvantaged, the most excluded, those caught in crises,...

90TH Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen (21 Apr 2016)

Nicholas Soames: ...has been a life of devotion, fortitude, good judgment, selfless duty, great good humour and uncomplaining hard work. In all that, she has been supported by a loving family, and blessed with a happy marriage to a remarkable consort who has done so much for her and for our country. The Queen was crowned in the same abbey church as William the Conqueror, and at the age of 26—the same...

Business of the House (21 Apr 2016)

Carol Monaghan: ...then told that he is here illegally. I have written to the Home Secretary about the issue, and I have yet to receive a response. The Home Office approach seems to centre on my constituent’s parents’ marriage certificate from rural Kenya in the late ’50s. All his siblings have passports. My constituent has no income now and cannot apply for benefits because he is believed...


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