Mary Glindon: It is an honour to follow my friend the hon. Member for Colchester (Will Quince). He highlighted, importantly, the dangers of pregnant women smoking, and he was very supportive of women who find themselves smoking during pregnancy. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Rother Valley (Sir Kevin Barron) on securing this Back-Bench debate. The knowledge he brought to his opening...
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Government of Iran on the (a) destruction of the site of the mass grave of people killed in the 1988 prison massacre in Alivoz and (b) protection of that site to preserve forensic evidence for future investigations.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will (a) make representations to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on establishing an independent inquiry into the 1988 prison massacre in Ahvaz, Iran, and (b) respond to Early Day Motion 448 of Session 2016-17, entitled Death of political prisoners in Iran in 1988.
Mary Glindon: What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of police funding.
Mary Glindon: With direct resource funding amounting to a budget cut due to inflation and with the chief constable stating that the force is getting very near to not being able to deliver a professional service, how can the Minister guarantee to keep people across Northumbria safe?
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what resources his Department is providing to prisons in order to meet the NICE quality standard set for the physical health of people in prisons.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the NICE quality standard set for the physical health of people in prisons on (a) improving treatment for people with blood-borne viruses and (b) meeting the WHO targets of eliminating hepatitis C.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department plans to respond to the report published on 6 September 2017 by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs entitled Commissioning impact on drug treatment; and if he will make a statement.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to (a) include harm reduction within the remit of the Recovery Champion and (b) appoint a bespoke harm reduction champion as part of the Government's new drugs strategy.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the implications for her policies are of the Office for National Statistics' statistical bulletin entitled Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales: 2016 registrations, published in August 2017; and if she will make a statement.
Mary Glindon: What assessment he has made of recent trends in the level of Government procurement from small and medium-sized enterprises.
Mary Glindon: Following a recent report by the Federation of Small Businesses, will the Minister tell the House whether she intends to issue guidance requiring local authorities to increase their use of dynamic purchasing systems so that small businesses are not locked out from lists of potential suppliers to those authorities?
Mary Glindon: What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on promoting improved education in schools and youth settings to tackle the stigma associated with mental health.
Mary Glindon: The YMCA and NHS’s #IAMWHOLE campaign, which was launched this morning, shows that young people seeking help are often dismissed by those around them, largely due to a lack of understanding of mental health difficulties. Will the Secretary of State meet the YMCA to discuss what can be done to combat the stigma?
Mary Glindon: In the light of the latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics showing a record number of drug-related deaths registered in England and Wales, will the Minister meet members of the drugs, alcohol and justice parliamentary group to discuss this issue and see how it can be addressed?
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to provide financial help to businesses to invest in low carbon growth.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the debate in Westminster Hall on Children's health: Access to milk of 28 March 2017, if her Department will make an assessment of the recommendations in Tetra Pak's Making more of milk report to improve access to and uptake of milk in primary schools.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate the Government has made of the number of foreign companies which use local content in their supply chain; and if he plans to incentivise such companies to use such content.
Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to ask the Secretary of State what assessment he has made of the UK's ability to meet its carbon reduction targets.
Mary Glindon: Smulders in North Tyneside is a fine example of a company that is already advanced in its own low-carbon growth strategies. What direct support will the Minister give to businesses such as Smulders under the delayed clean growth plan?