Women and Equalities

– in the House of Commons on 25th April 2019.

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The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—

  • Universal Credit: Joint Claimants (18 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the potential merits of splitting universal credit payments between partners in joint claimant households.

  • Women’s Life Expectancy (11 speeches)

    What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the implications for Government policy of the most recent ONS statistics on women’s life expectancy in the poorest areas of England.

  • Domestic Abuse: Medical Training (12 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on improving training for frontline medical staff to help identify domestic abuse.

  • Women Entrepreneurs (6 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

  • Workplace Harassment (6 speeches)

    What assessment she has made of the potential merits of introducing a duty on employers to prevent workplace harassment.

  • Gender Pay Gap (8 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to ensure that businesses are held to account on reducing the gender pay gap.

  • Universal Credit: Effect on Women (4 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on women.

  • Topical Questions (41 speeches)

    If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.