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Results 1–20 of 36 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon

Covid-19: BAME NHS Staff - Question (19 May 2020)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of COVID-19 on black, Asian and minority ethnic frontline staff working in NHS hospitals. The Question was considered in a Virtual Proceeding via video call.

Covid-19: BAME NHS Staff - Question (19 May 2020)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: I thank the Minister for that Answer. I have been asked by the Labour leader to conduct a review into the effects of Covid-19 on the BAME community. Are the NHS and Government making sure that BAME nurses are properly shielded with adequate PPE? Have they considered taking BAME nurses and staff off the front line, as they are overrepresented in the death toll of the virus?

Windrush Compensation Scheme - Motion to Consider (6 May 2020)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, the scandal surrounding the Windrush generation, leading to the subsequent report by Wendy Williams, and the unlawful removal of British residents to countries that they might have left as children, was first highlighted by the Guardian in 2017 and came to a head in 2018. The scandal saw the deportation of individuals to Caribbean countries, including many to Jamaica. I was part of...

Coronavirus Bill - Committee: Amendment 5 (25 Mar 2020)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: Those applying by making calls rather than going online are at the mercy of whoever answers the phone—if they are able to get through. While they are trying to apply there is a possibility that, because the system is so overwhelmed, they will not be able to get through to put their claims in. What happens to them? They are at home and not able to go to work because they are following the...

BAME Students: Pupil Referral Units - Question (23 Mar 2020)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the experience of BAME students referred to Pupil Referral Units; and what steps they are taking to ensure that any such students are able to re-enter mainstream education.

BAME Students: Pupil Referral Units - Question (23 Mar 2020)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: I thank the Minister for her Answer. In the last few months, the Evening Standard has been running a campaign to raise funds for young people who have been excluded from school, so that the school can keep them and educate them within its premises instead of sending them off into PRU units. As we all know, young people are very vulnerable and are exposed to gangs once excluded from school. We...

Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Phase 1 Report - Motion to Take Note (31 Oct 2019)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, for bringing this debate to our House. I also thank the three noble Lords who have made their maiden speeches today: the noble Baroness, Lady Sanderson, and the noble Lords, Lord Hendy and Lord Woolley. I welcome the phase 1 report on the fire that took place at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 and on why the fire spread so rapidly...

Crime: Police Numbers - Question (22 Oct 2019)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, the previous Home Secretary indicated that he would increase stop and search, saying that we needed to do so to reduce crime. If that is the case, how do the Government square the circle of their talking about reducing stop and search?

Education: Flexible Lifelong Learning - Question (24 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, is the Minister aware of Stephen Lawrence Day, announced by the Prime Minister? The first one was this bank holiday Monday. I also inform the House that educational packs have gone to all schools up and down the country.

Schools: Racist Incidents - Question (18 Feb 2019)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, as you are aware, my interest in this subject is around the Stephen Lawrence inquiry, where schools are given a definition of a racist incident and what they are expected to do in the circumstances, which is to record, report and publish. In researching online, I found it difficult to find any results on this. All I could find was material about filling in forms. An academy in...

Police: Recruitment and Retention - Question (12 Feb 2019)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards implementing the recommendations on the recruitment and retention of police officers in the report of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, published in February 1999.

Police: Recruitment and Retention - Question (12 Feb 2019)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: I thank the Minister for her Answer. This month marks the 20th anniversary of the inquiry. There were 70 recommendations but I will ask the Minister about only recommendation 64, which addresses the recruitment and retention of minority officers and staff. It says that the Home Secretary and police authorities’ policing plans, “should include targets for recruitment, progression and...

Social Housing - Motion to Take Note (31 Jan 2019)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Whitty for securing this debate and congratulate my noble friend on her maiden speech. I would like to lend my voice to this debate. This topic is broad and complex, so I feel that I can only touch upon one or two aspects of this matter, as time is limited today. The subject of social housing is especially valued to me, as I am fortunate enough to be...

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (12 Nov 2018)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, I speak as a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights. Most of what I was going to say has already been said by the noble Baroness, Lady Hamwee, as we are both on the committee. I want to add to what has been said that the Joint Committee is concerned that the Prevent programme is being developed without first conducting an independent review of how it is currently operating....

Knife Crime - Private Notice Question (5 Nov 2018)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, back in 1999, at the end of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry, when the spate of knife crime started, resources were put into Trident. This problem of people being killed on the street did not seem to warrant the same importance then. Now we hear when a young person has been killed that it is a fatal incident. What has changed from back in 1999 when so many young black men were losing...

Windrush Generation - Statement (24 Apr 2018)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, I have been listening to the debate for a while. I had no intention of speaking but I have been sitting here and thinking about when the Windrush residents first came here and how they suffered with accommodation, jobs and all the signs in the windows saying, “no Irish, no blacks, no dogs”. Now here we are again, almost 70 years later, talking about the same people who travelled...

Bach Commission: The Right to Justice - Motion to Take Note (14 Dec 2017)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Bach for securing the debate. I am pleased that we are debating the very important issues of the justice legal system and I welcome the findings and recommendations of the final Bach commission report. As part of my ongoing work on human rights, I am pleased to see that the commission has raised concerns over the current state of legal aid in this...

Mental Health Services: Children and Adolescents - Question (17 Jul 2017)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to bring forward proposals to reform Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services as outlined in their 2017 manifesto.

Mental Health Services: Children and Adolescents - Question (17 Jul 2017)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his Answer. In a report published on 5 November 2014, the Health Select Committee came up with a series of deep-rooted complications in the provision of child and adolescent mental health services. With 75% of mental health problems starting before the age of 18 but only 8% of mental health funding currently spent on children and adolescents, questions must...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (Continued) (29 Jun 2017)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon: My Lords, the decisions on grammar schools and higher education were omitted from the gracious Speech, as was positively noted by many noble Lords. However, my focus today will be on higher education and, in particular, on the positive impact of international students who study in the UK. I declare my interest as chancellor of De Montfort University. It is fair to say that following the...


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