Thursday, 14 April 2016
The Attorney General was asked—
What steps the Government have taken to improve the conviction rate for rape and other serious sexual offences.
What assessment the Government has made of the potential effect on the use of the European arrest warrant as a prosecutorial tool of the UK leaving the EU.
What steps the CPS is taking to work more efficiently with international partners to reduce the threat of serious crime in the UK and abroad.
What changes would be required to the UK's legal framework in the event of the UK leaving the EU.
What steps the Crown Prosecution Service is taking to increase prosecution rates for internet trolling and other forms of online abuse.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect on the protection of human rights of the UK leaving the EU.
How many prosecutions there have been for offshore tax evasion since 2010.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What assessment she has made of the effect of measures in the 2016 Budget on different genders.
What steps she is taking to tackle maternity discrimination.
What steps she is taking to ensure that support and advice is provided to LGBT young people.
What steps her Department plans to take to encourage businesses with fewer than 250 employees to close the gender pay gap.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effect on equality for disabled people of the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Justice on the effect of the introduction of employment tribunal fees on access to justice for women who have experienced...
What steps the Government are taking to increase the proportion of public appointments made to women.
What steps she is taking to tackle the causes of the gender pay gap (a) in general and (b) in STEM careers.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business, please?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I feel really frustrated that I stand here and ask questions of the Leader of the House about what I am supposed to do to get Government support for a commission...
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Government to conclude the National Security checking of the Iraq Inquiry report as soon as possible in order to allow publication of that report as...
I beg to move, That this House notes the crucial cultural role the BBC plays in modern Britain; welcomes the fact that one of the public purposes outlined in the BBC Charter is to represent the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Margot James.)
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