Thursday, 26 May 2016
The Attorney General was asked—
What recent steps he has taken to promote (a) public legal education and (b) the provision of pro bono legal services.
What assessment he has made of reasons for variations between police force areas in conviction rates for disability hate crimes.
What discussions he has had on devolution to Scotland with the Advocate General for Scotland since Royal Assent was received to the Scotland Act 2016.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on progress towards the Government’s employment target for disabled people.
What steps the Government plan to take to encourage and support women returning to employment.
What assessment the Government have made of reasons for gender differences in prison sentencing for people found guilty of child neglect and abuse.
What steps the Government are taking to encourage girls and women to take up STEM careers.
What steps the Government is taking to support older women in the workplace.
What plans the Government have to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2016.
What steps the Government are taking to support women in business.
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the Government’s revenge porn helpline.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
Urgent Question: Mòran taing agus madhainn mhath, Mr Speaker. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will make a statement on the impending deportation of the Brain...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. As you know, we had the first ever topical questions session in Women and Equalities orals this morning. I warmly welcome that, and I want to put on record my...
Will the Deputy Leader of the House please give us the future business of the House?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on Britain’s steel industry. Yesterday, Tata’s board met in Mumbai and reviewed progress on the sale of its UK...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. Have you had any notice about whether a Communities and Local Government Minister intends to make a statement on devolution to a combined authority in...
Debate resumed (Order, 25 May). Question again proposed, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal...
I inform the House that Mr Speaker has selected amendment (e) in the name of the Leader of the Opposition, and amendments (c) and (d), which will be moved formally at the end of the debate.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Stephen Barclay.)
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