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Women and Equalities

– in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 25th February 2016.

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The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—

  • Race Inequality (12 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to tackle race inequality.

  • Universities: BME Students (10 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to increase the number of BME young people receiving a university education.

  • Gender Economic Inequality (14 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to tackle gender economic inequality.

  • Domestic Violence Services: Funding (6 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to secure long-term funding for domestic violence services.

  • Welfare Reform: Gender Equality (6 speeches)

    What assessment she has made of the effect on gender equality of the Government’s welfare reforms.

  • Retirement Age (6 speeches)

    What recent meetings she has had with women who have been affected by changes to the retirement age; and if she will make a statement.

  • Apprenticeships (8 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to improve the pay for and quality of apprenticeships for women.

  • Older Women: Caring Support (6 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to support older women with caring responsibilities; and if she will make a statement.

  • Entrepreneurs: Government Support (7 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to support women in setting up their own businesses.

  • Homophobic Bullying (4 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to reduce homophobic bullying of young people.

  • Gender Pay Gap (10 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to reduce the gender pay gap.

  • STEM Subjects: A-level (6 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to encourage more girls to take science, technology, engineering and mathematics at A-level.

  • Affordable Childcare (4 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to help parents find affordable childcare.

  • Sanitary Products: VAT (4 speeches)

    What progress the Government are making in negotiating the removal of VAT on women’s sanitary products.