Results 41–60 of 990 for speaker:Baroness Whitaker

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health: Travellers (25 Jul 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what data, if any, they collect in relation to the diagnosed mental health status, and self-harm and suicide rates among self-identifying Gypsies and Travellers within the secure estate; and how such recorded data compares with that of other ethnic groups whose ethnicity is recorded on NOMIS or is otherwise monitored.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Hate Crime (18 Jul 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by Goldsmiths, University of London, Recognise, Report, Resolve, published in June, about racist hate speech and other abusive incidents targeted at the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities.

Kashmir: Human Rights - Question (17 Jul 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: Will the Government now ratify the amendment to International Criminal Court jurisdiction to allow the prosecution of a member state which violates the UN charter in an act against another member state—thus, incidentally, enabling action against Russia for its use of Novichok?

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Educational Exchanges: Oldham (17 Jul 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will extend eligibility for British Council Professional Partnerships and Connecting Classrooms funding to primary schools in Oldham which have established links with the bilingual and binational school in Israel, Oasis for Peace.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sentencing: Females (28 Jun 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice is given to (1) judges and magistrates, and (2) those in judicial training, on alternatives to custodial sentencing for women who are given short sentences for non-violent offences, such as a requirement to attend women's community centres.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine: Travellers (25 Jun 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the government of Ukraine's undertaking to respond by March 2018 to the UK's request for action to ensure that individuals from Ukraine's Roma community are afforded full and equal access to an education, fair treatment by law enforcement bodies and the judiciary, and a right to acquire a nationality, what response they have received from the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Equality (21 Jun 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the publication of the End of Mission Statement of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance at the Conclusion of Her Mission to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in May, what assessment they have made of the lack of teachers from the Gypsy, Roma and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Travellers (30 May 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to implement the recommendations from the UN Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination’s 2016 report Concluding observations on the twenty-first to twenty-third periodic reports of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland that schools should challenge racist bullying and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month (16 May 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the Race Disparity Audit's finding that pupils from Gypsy, Roma, or Irish Traveller backgrounds have the lowest educational attainment out of all ethnic groups in the UK, whether they intend to re-introduce funding for Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Travellers (16 May 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of Gypsy and Traveller prisoners undertake vocational training courses while in prison.

Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [HL] - Committee (27 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: My Lords, in speaking to Amendment 8 in my name I shall brief, because it is really a matter of common sense and practicality. I know that the Minister is in no doubt about the seriousness of the situation. He knows that it is particularly relevant to a large proportion of Gypsy and Traveller children, among others. The purpose of the amendment is further to strengthen the excellent system of...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Travellers (13 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 20 February (HL Deb, col 14), what assessment they have made of how the partnership with five major cities to drive up apprenticeships among under-represented groups will affect the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities; and what support will be given to those whose literacy needs improvement to help them...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Travellers (13 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 5 February (HL4901), how many Gypsies and Travellers were not in employment, education or training (1) 3 months, (2) 6 months, and (3) 12 months, after having completed an apprenticeship, in each academic year from 2011.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Travellers (12 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 5 February (HL 4901), how many Gypsies and Travellers completed apprenticeships in each academic year since 2014; and at what level.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Education (11 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 21 March (HL6185), whether they intend to make representations to the government of Israel to ensure that all school children are taught both Hebrew and Arabic.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Caravan Sites (10 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to amend the reference to “travellers” in paragraph 62 of the draft National Planning Policy Framework, published on 5 March, to clarify whether the reference is to Irish Travellers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Caravan Sites (10 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 8 March (HL Deb, col GC116), whether they will employ a standardised methodology for Gypsy and Traveller accommodation so that there is a transparent understanding of where the need for housing is most acute.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travellers (9 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 8 March (HL Deb, col GC117), when the scoping study to identify Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities as separate groups will be completed.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Equality (5 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what mechanisms will be in place after Brexit to take the place of the EU Roma Integration Strategy to improve the life outcomes of Gypsies, Travellers and Roma.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Equality (5 Apr 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendation of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination that the UK should “develop a comprehensive strategy, in consultation with members of Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities” to improve outcomes in housing and employment.


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