Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport whether she has plans to include the Impress Standards Code in the list of journalism standards codes in section 32(3) of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport what assessment she has made of the potential merits of including the Impress Standards Code in the list of journalism standards codes referred to in section 32(3) of the Data Protection Act 1998, and if she will make a statement.
Julie Elliott: I congratulate the Secretary of State on his new position and look forward to his first outing in front of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. I want to put on record my praise and respect for Carrie Gracie for what she said yesterday: she is an outstanding woman. This is not about equal opportunity, as the Secretary of State has said many times that it is—it is about equal...
Julie Elliott: What recent discussions he has had with the Israeli Government on the military detention of Palestinian children.
Julie Elliott: Does the Minister share my outrage at the continued detention of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi in Israel, in violation of article 76 of the fourth Geneva convention, and will he raise this issue, and our concerns about it, with the Israeli Government?
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of children who are routinely missing school because they are unable to afford menstrual products.
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will bring forward proposals to provide free menstrual products to children on free school meals.
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 110760 on courts: Sunderland, for what reasons he failed to engage with the invitation to visit the court building in Sunderland.
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will bring forward proposals for a review of the findings of the Report of the Commission on Human Medicines Expert Working Group on Hormone Pregnancy Tests, published in October 2017.
Julie Elliott: I beg to move, That this House has considered Sunderland’s bid to be City of Culture in 2021. It is, as ever, a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. It is an honour for me to be here to talk about my home city of Sunderland and its bid to be city of culture 2021. It came as no surprise to those of us who have had the privilege of calling Sunderland home that we were...
Julie Elliott: Absolutely. My hon. Friend in the neighbouring constituency represents an area that has the beautiful Herrington country park, developed on the site of a former pit heap. There are many wonderful things in her constituency, as indeed there are in the constituency of the other Sunderland MP, my hon. Friend the Member for Washington and Sunderland—
Julie Elliott: The names have changed a lot over the years. My hon. Friend the Member for Washington and Sunderland West (Mrs Hodgson) has the F Pit Museum and Washington Old Hall, the ancestral home of George Washington. Things of a cultural nature are happening right across the city. There is not lukewarm support but passionate backing for a project that the people want and the city needs. Our bid has...
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will bring forward proposals to introduce mandatory mental health training in the workplace.
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that people can access mental health support in the workplace.
Julie Elliott: What recent discussions he has had with the Government of Israel on the status of Palestinian communities in area C of the west bank threatened with demolition.
Julie Elliott: I thank the Minister for his answer. As we know, we have recently seen a very clear indication from Israel’s Defence Minister about the intention to demolish the communities of Khan al-Ahmar and Susiya, and the military has issued a demarcation order signalling the intention to evacuate communities in the Jordan valley and E1 areas. Does the Minister agree that Israel must be held to...
Julie Elliott: Will the Minister ensure that any scheduled repayments from Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service do not have a negative impact on the residents of Sunderland and the wider Tyne and Wear area because of the constraint of the cap on the precept?
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the economic value of the East Coast Main Line to the UK economy.
Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what enhancement projects are planned for the East Coast Main Line in Control Period 6 in order to accommodate the forecast growth in passengers using that line.