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Written Answers — Department for Education: Family Hubs (3 Mar 2021)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of strengthening families on promoting social mobility.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Family Hubs (3 Mar 2021)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to support and promote stable and secure family life to ensure that children have the best start.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Service Charges (1 Mar 2021)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress has been made on bringing forward legislation to give freeholders the right to challenge the reasonableness of estate maintenance charges and management fees.

Business of the House (25 Feb 2021)

Fiona Bruce: As the Foreign Secretary said at the Human Rights Council this week, our Government will continue to work with partners internationally to uphold freedoms of people right around the world, including freedom of religion or belief. Many women suffer persecution doubly as a result of their beliefs and their gender. Can we have a debate on how our Government are taking forward the declaration of...

Covid-19 (22 Feb 2021)

Fiona Bruce: I would like to highlight the impact of covid-19 on the mental health of farmers and their families. A recent study by the Farm Safety Foundation found that 88% of young farmers now rate mental health as the biggest problem faced by farmers today, up from 82% in 2018—this is a hidden problem. Cheshire agricultural chaplaincy has also seen a worrying marked rise in levels of poor mental...

Business of the House (4 Feb 2021)

Fiona Bruce: Reports this week show a concerning rise in alcohol harm during the pandemic, including in death rates due to increased alcohol consumption. To help the many families sadly affected by this, can we have a debate on the need for sufficient addiction recovery programmes across the country to be available, on the benefits of reforming the alcohol duty system, and on the need for a revised...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Cheshire (1 Feb 2021)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps his Department has taken to progress consideration of reopening of the Mid Cheshire rail line and Middlewich railway station.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 (28 Jan 2021)

Fiona Bruce: While comparisons with the holocaust should never be made lightly, the suffering of at least 200,000 North Koreans in Kim Jong-un’s prison camps, many of them prisoners of conscience, is not dissimilar from that in Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen or Stalin’s gulag. The only difference with North Korea is that the incarceration, atrocities and absolute totalitarian repression have continued there...

Business of the House (28 Jan 2021)

Fiona Bruce: May we have an update from the Leader of the House on the progress of the restoration and renewal programme for the Palace of Westminster?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening (18 Jan 2021)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the closure of a covid-19 testing centre is communicated to people travelling to attend a pre-booked test at that centre in (a) England and (b) Congleton constituency.

Xinjiang: Forced Labour (12 Jan 2021)

Fiona Bruce: I thank the Foreign Secretary for his statement. Today we are deeply concerned about the plight of the Uyghurs; on another day it is the plight of the Rohingya and on yet another day the Yazidis. How can we effectively hold those responsible to account so that we can truly say and mean the words “Never again”?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Side Effects (12 Jan 2021)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what reports his Department has received from NHS trusts on women attending a hospital for haemorrhaging after an early medical abortion in each of the last five years.

Global Britain (11 Jan 2021)

Fiona Bruce: As we reset our foreign and development policies, they will no doubt reflect our country’s long-standing respect for human rights. Sadly, one of the human rights most at risk globally today is that addressed by article 18 of the universal declaration of human rights. Protecting and promoting the right to freedom of religion or belief must be one of the UK’s human rights priorities, not...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Congleton (11 Jan 2021)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, where residents in Congleton constituency will be able to access a long covid clinic.

Christmas Adjournment (17 Dec 2020)

Fiona Bruce: Before I start, can I wholeheartedly endorse the expression of appreciation for the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon)? It has been my great pleasure to work with him on a number of issues, especially freedom of religion or belief. He is an inspiring leader on that issue, in particular in his role as chair of the all-party parliamentary group. As my term of office serving as chair of...

Business of the House (17 Dec 2020)

Fiona Bruce: The excellent Children’s Minister, my hon. Friend the Member for Chelmsford (Vicky Ford), has spoken of a “family-shaped gap at the heart of national policy”, so will the Leader of the House rejoice with me at the good news that the Government are to fund a new national centre for family hubs to support local communities across the country to set up a family hub locally? Will he...

Healthcare Support Services: Conception to Age Two — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (15 Dec 2020)

Fiona Bruce: The Minister is making such an important point. Does she agree that we so often undervalue how important mothering, parenthood and ensuring children have that best start in life is? As a society, we should value that much more highly, because it is not an easy job.

Healthcare Support Services: Conception to Age Two — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (15 Dec 2020)

Fiona Bruce: I thank the Minister for that comment. Will she also comment on the point made by my hon. Friend the Member for East Worthing and Shoreham (Tim Loughton) about the need for a dedicated Minister for families, ideally at Cabinet level? Within just a few minutes we have referred to many different Government Departments—the Department for Education, the Department of Health and Social Care,...

Healthcare Support Services: Conception to Age Two — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (15 Dec 2020)

Fiona Bruce: It is always a pleasure to follow my friend, the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon). I commend my right hon. Friend the Member for South Northamptonshire (Andrea Leadsom) not only on securing this debate and on her excellent speech, but on the many years of work that she has undertaken in support of nought to three-year-olds. I very much support that. The Early Intervention...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nagorno Karabakh: Armed Conflict (15 Dec 2020)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policies of the declaration by Genocide Watch that all 10 stages of genocide have been fulfilled against the Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh in the recent conflict.


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