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Iran: Women’s Rights - Question (12 Oct 2022)

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean: My Lords, in his initial Answer the Minister said that the Government would hold the Government of Iran to account for their treatment of women. How does he propose that the British Government do so?

Nursing: Recruitment - Question (26 Oct 2022)

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean: My Lords, what advice would the Minister give to a senior staff nurse, working in theatre, and at the top of her pay band, alongside agency nurses who are paid two to three times as much as she is for a 10-hour shift? Should she leave the NHS and become an agency nurse herself, or should she vote to strike, as she may well be asked to by her union?

Police: Vetting, Misconduct and Misogyny - Private Notice Question (2 Nov 2022)

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean: My Lords, listening to the Minister’s answers, one could be forgiven for coming to the conclusion that he is saying that the Government have no responsibility for this. I find that quite extraordinary. Why can the Government not bring forward a legislative framework to ensure that these sorts of police abuses cannot occur?

Public Order Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 117 (13 Dec 2022)

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean: My Lords, I had no intention of speaking on this amendment, but I feel I must, because my late husband, Philip Bassett, was an industrial journalist who covered many strikes, most significantly, I suppose, given what we are discussing, the miners’ strike, which the whole team of industrial journalists on the Financial Times covered. If this legislation stands the way the Government have...

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