Women and Equalities

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

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The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—

  • Disabled People: Covid-19 (8 speeches)

    What assessment she has made of the effect on disabled people of the covid-19 outbreak.

  • STEM Subjects (9 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to encourage girls and young women to take up STEM subjects.

  • Geographic Inequality of Opportunity (7 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to tackle geographic inequality of opportunity in the UK.

  • BAME Women: Covid-19 (4 speeches)

    What steps the Government have taken to protect women in BAME communities from the disproportionate effect of covid-19 identified by Public Health England.

  • International Trade: Opportunities for Women (4 speeches)

    What assessment she has made of the effect of the Government’s international trade policies on increasing business opportunities for women.

  • Online Abuse (4 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on tackling online abuse targeted at women.

  • LGBT Action Plan (4 speeches)

    What progress has been made on the implementation of the Government’s LGBT action plan.

  • Protected Characteristics: Caste (4 speeches)

    With reference to the written statement of 23 July 2018, HCWS898, when she plans to bring forward proposals to remove caste as a protected characteristic from the Equality Act 2010.

  • Statutory Sick Pay (4 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on an equality impact assessment of the level of statutory sick pay.

  • Older People: Covid-19 (4 speeches)

    What steps her Department is taking to support older people during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Young Female and Disabled Athletes: Covid-19 (4 speeches)

    What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the training and competition opportunities for...

  • Topical Questions (14 speeches)

    If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.