Results 1–20 of 567 for speaker:Baroness Corston

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Sentences: Council Tax (16 Jun 2020)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) women, and (2) men, are currently serving prison sentences for non-payment of council tax.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus ( 1 Jun 2020)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reduce the increased risks to maternal and infant health caused by COVID-19 (1) in the UK, and (2) around the globe.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Computer Software (20 May 2020)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) security, and (2) privacy, provisions are being used to protect the data of the users of the NHSX COVID-19 contact tracing application; and what steps they have taken to ensure that the information gathered by that application is what is required by (a) epidemiologists, and (b) public health officials.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release: Coronavirus (12 May 2020)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many pregnant women have been released from prison during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release: Housing ( 5 Mar 2020)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to begin recording statistics on (1) the resettlement of offenders leaving prisons, and (2) prisoners who are released with no fixed abode.

Housing Insulation - Question (25 Feb 2020)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, in welcoming the Minister to his new post, I remind him that we are now supposed to save energy wherever we can under the Paris climate accord. Can he tell the House why new builders are allowed to build traditional homes? Why do they not have photovoltaic panels or tiles on the roof so that every building generates electricity?

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release ( 6 Feb 2020)

Baroness Corston: Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 20 January (HL111), why the total number of releases, as outlined in the table Accommodation on Release from Custody: National Accommodation Circumstances, England and Wales between April 2017 and March 2019, has dropped from 18,239 in Quarter 1, to 12,544 in Quarter 4, of the 2018/19 financial year.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police Stations: Closures ( 5 Nov 2019)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many police stations have closed in each county in England and Wales since 2010.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Women's Prisons: Death (30 Jul 2019)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 8 July (HL16975), what process Her Majesty’s Prison Service uses to (1) record, (2) classify, and (3) centrally collect information about, any deaths of those imprisoned in women’s prisons.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Women's Prisons: Death (30 Jul 2019)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 10 July (HL16975), how many deaths occurred in (1) HMP Styal, and (2) HMP Peterborough, in (a) March, (b) April, and (c) May 2019; what was the cause of death in each case; and what steps they took to ensure that the earlier Written Answer was accurate.

Commonwealth: Decriminalising Homosexuality - Question (23 Jul 2019)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, does the Minister agree that one difficulty here is the inheritance of Empire? When I chaired the Joint Committee on Human Rights, we went to Delhi to talk to the commission on equality and human rights there and we mentioned the legislation on gay rights. The answer was emphatic: “We got this legislation from you, and we’re grateful”.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Women's Prisons: Death (10 Jul 2019)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many deaths there have been in women's prisons in 2019, broken down by (1) cause, (2) classification, and (3) prison.

Poverty and Human Rights: UN Report - Question (25 Jun 2019)

Baroness Corston: My Lords—

Poverty and Human Rights: UN Report - Question (25 Jun 2019)

Baroness Corston: My Lords—

Poverty and Human Rights: UN Report - Question (25 Jun 2019)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, given the Minister’s dismissive reaction to the UN report, can she explain why, for the first time in the history of the welfare state, teachers are bringing food into schools because so many children are too hungry to learn?

Hate Crime: Homophobic and Misogynistic Attacks - Question (11 Jun 2019)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, I cannot be the only Member of your Lordships’ House who thinks that Section 28 poured pure poison into the lifeblood of this country. Will the Minister join me and express from the Dispatch Box her support for Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson, the head teacher of Anderton Park Primary School in Birmingham, who has bravely resisted a homophobic—what would one call it?

Hate Crime: Homophobic and Misogynistic Attacks - Question (11 Jun 2019)

Baroness Corston: A homophobic mob is protesting against some teaching in the school. As I understand it, these children are being taught about relationships; that some children have two mummies and some have two daddies. That is all it is, and if people do not like it, that is the way the modern world is.

Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 1 (10 Jun 2019)

Baroness Corston: The Minister will know that in a recent Constitution Committee meeting we discussed the Bill with him at length. If there is to be no indication in the Bill that there is a possibility of making a paper application to the court, what advice or direction will be given to this Committee to make it plain that there will be that advice? We know that a significant proportion of the population of...

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationals Abroad: Syria (23 May 2019)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many UK nationals have returned from Syria in the last three years for which figures are available.

Family Courts: Domestic Violence - Question (21 May 2019)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, Women’s Aid published research last year showing very harmful gender-stereotypical attitudes to women survivors of domestic abuse and their children in our family courts. Does the Minister think that there is a connection between that and the fact that the Government’s gender strategy shows that 60% of the women in our prisons are victims of domestic violence?


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