Results 361–380 of 508 for speaker:Baroness Benjamin

Prisons: Prisoners with Children — Question (20 Nov 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, Barnardo’s and other leading children’s charities have found that children of prisoners are a very vulnerable group. They are twice as likely to experience depression, mental health problems and drug and alcohol abuse, and to live in poor accommodation. Many go on to offend and yet these children are unlikely to be offered any targeted support. Barnardo’s found that the courts...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Internet: Pornography (29 Aug 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to publicise Crown Prosecution Service guidance relating to non-United Kingdom websites which provide explicit hardcore pornography equivalent to that classified R18 by the British Board of Film Classification and the compliance of such websites with the Obscene Publications Act 1959 in cases where content is downloaded in the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Internet: Pornography (25 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the action taken by the Authority for Television on Demand (ATVOD) to ensure that United Kingdom websites providing explicit pornography keep such material out of reach of those aged under 18; and whether they will take steps to assist ATVOD in acting in relation to websites operating from outside the United Kingdom. To ask...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Internet: Pornography (24 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the prevalence on the list of top websites accessed from the United Kingdom produced by Alexa of non-United Kingdom websites offering explicit hardcore pornography freely accessible to children.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Sexually Explicit Material (15 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent young children from watching highly sexualised music video content online.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Sexually Explicit Material (9 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what sentencing and prosecution guidelines are in place for the uploading, sharing and advertising of sexually explicit content by young people.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Film Industry: Classification (9 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they will provide to the British Board of Film Classification and its Dutch counterpart NICAM in the development of international user-generated content classification and filter tools for online video hosting platforms.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Internet: Sexually Abusive Material (9 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to encourage the use of Internet Watch Foundation tools to report sexually abusive materials found online.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Sexually Explicit Material (8 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to include modules to discourage children from accessing internet pornography as part of sex and relationship education in schools. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to ensure that schoolchildren learn that pornography is not a realistic depiction of normal sexual relationships.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Sexually Explicit Material (8 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to raise awareness among young people about young boys pressurising girls for sex and the uploading of sexually explicit material online without consent.

Children and Families Bill — Second Reading (2 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, we all agree that the Children and Families Bill is an important and welcome piece of legislation. As I always say, childhood lasts a lifetime, so I congratulate the Government on looking after the needs and well-being of children to give them a solid foundation and a stable future. However, even good Bills can be improved, and there are a number of extra commitments that the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Sexual Abuse (2 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to reduce the number of sexual offences against children committed by those under the age of 18. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to improve support services for child victims of sexual abuse.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Sexually Explicit Material (2 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support children who have been adversely affected by watching pornography.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Sexually Explicit Material (1 Jul 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance they provide to schools to ensure that children cannot circumvent systems in place to prevent access to sexually explicit content on school premises.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Aviation: Air Passenger Duty (26 Jun 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to address the Air Passenger Duty charged for flights from Europe to the Caribbean as compared to equivalent destinations in the United States such as Florida and Hawaii. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were their estimates at the time of the 2011 consultation on reform of Air Passenger Duty of the required price of Air Passenger...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Caribbean (25 Jun 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much progress has been made towards their goal of creating 10,000 new jobs in the Caribbean as outlined in the 2011–15 Caribbean Operational Plan; and whether 50 per cent of the jobs created so far have been for women.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Aviation: Air Passenger Duty (20 Jun 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken on the subject of Air Passenger Duty following the United Kingdom–Caribbean Forum held in January 2012 at which the Foreign Secretary committed to address any deleterious impacts of Air Passenger Duty on the Caribbean Region.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Caribbean (20 Jun 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to assist Caribbean nations in addressing crime and insecurity in the region.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Caribbean (20 Jun 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote prosperity in the Caribbean.

Children: Adult Material Online — Question (19 Jun 2013)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to protect children from easily accessing pornography and other adult material online.


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