Women and Equalities

– in the House of Commons on 23rd January 2020.

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The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—

  • Employment: People with Disabilities (4 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on increasing the level of employment for people with disabilities.

  • EU Withdrawal Agreement (2 speeches)

    What recent equalities impact assessment she has made of the EU Withdrawal Agreement.

  • Return to Work (8 speeches)

    What steps her Department is taking to support women returning to work after a career break.

  • State Pension Age Increase: Transitional Arrangements (9 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on transitional arrangements for women born in the 1950s affected by the increase in the state pension age.

  • Justice System: Causes of Racism (9 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on (a) tackling the causes of racism and racial disparities in the justice system and (b) promoting equality of opportunity.

  • LGBT Hate Crime (6 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Home Secretary on reducing hate crime directed at the LGBT+ community.

  • Shared Parental Leave (6 speeches)

    What steps the Government Equalities Office is taking to help promote shared parental leave.

  • Business Start-ups: Women (6 speeches)

    What steps her Department is taking to support more women to start their own businesses.

  • Domestic Violence (4 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to support women in (a) Bosworth constituency and (b) the UK who experience domestic violence.

  • County Lines: Women and Girls (4 speeches)

    What recent assessment she has made of the effect of county lines exploitation on (a) women and (b) girls.

  • Gender Pay Gap (4 speeches)

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

  • Topical Questions (12 speeches)

    If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.