Lucy Allan: I know the Minister shares my concern about the horrific sexual exploitation of young girls in Telford. Is he aware of any national inquiry that will specifically investigate all aspects of current and historical cases of child exploitation in Telford?
Lucy Allan: To ask the Attorney General, how many successful prosecutions there have been for child sexual abuse-related offences in (a) Telford constituency and (b) England in each year since 2010.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking with police forces across England to protect children from sexual exploitation.
Lucy Allan: Like many towns and cities throughout the country, Telford has experienced some distressing cases of child sexual exploitation. The authorities in Telford have now agreed to conduct an independent inquiry to find out what happened and to give victims answers. Will my right hon. Friend join me in congratulating two brave women—campaigner Holly Archer and Sunday Mirror journalist...
Lucy Allan: Thank you, Mrs Main, for allowing me to speak in this important debate. I am delighted that the hon. Member for Leeds North West (Alex Sobel) has given us the opportunity to talk about the rights of victims and some of the difficulties that they have in getting their voices heard. I particularly want to talk about the victims of child exploitation, following revelations in newspapers over...
Lucy Allan: I thank the hon. Lady for her encouragement and the inspiration that she provides to me and others in speaking out on this matter. Interestingly, each child sexual exploitation case bears some resemblance to others. They all start in the same way and progress in the same way, from something that seems quite acceptable, tame or innocent into something horrific: trading young girls for sex for...
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps the Government has taken to improve local infrastructure for small and medium-sized businesses.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of steps taken by local authorities to tackle loneliness; and what support the Government has provided to local authorities for such work.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what support has been made available to (a) Shropshire County Council and (b) Telford and Wrekin Council for the provision of domestic refuges since 2010.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many homes are connected to superfast broadband in Telford constituency.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support her Department provides for benefit claimants who are fleeing domestic violence.
Lucy Allan: What progress his Department has made on the delivery of new homes.
Lucy Allan: Telford is a rapidly growing new town in which thousands of new homes are built every year, but for too many new-build homeowners, the reality is unfinished communal areas, unadopted roads, failure to comply with section 106, developers failing to take responsibility and the local council passing the buck. What will the Secretary of State do to strengthen the rights of new-build homeowners?
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to protect green belt and green open spaces in the Telford and Wrekin local authority area.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the levels of home ownership have been in England in each year since 2010.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many businesses in (a) Shropshire and (b) the Telford constituency have received export support from his Department since it was set up.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of (a) total and (b) per capita funding from his Department's budget on (i) health and (ii) mental health in England has been allocated to Telford and Wrekin CCG since 2010.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of young people in Telford started an apprenticeship after completing GCSEs in each year since 2010.
Lucy Allan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many of the 200,000 new public sector apprenticeships announced by his Department on 20 January 2017 have been filled; and how many of those apprenticeships are based in (a) the Telford constituency, (b) Telford and Wrekin and (c) the West Midlands.
Lucy Allan: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans HM Revenue and Customs has for the future of its staff working at Abbey House and Parkside Court in Telford.