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Results 121–140 of 2658 for speaker:Louise Haigh

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy: Expenditure (2 May 2019)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to his oral contribution of 23 April 2019, Official Report column 626,, what the level of cross-subsidisation has been from the oil and gas industry to the renewables industry in each year since 2010.

Facial Recognition and the Biometrics Strategy — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (1 May 2019)

Louise Haigh: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. This excellent discussion has been informed by expert opinion, particularly from my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol North West (Darren Jones), whom I congratulate on securing this important debate. I think the public would be shocked to hear about the lack of legislative framework and guidance, and the potential for such...

Facial Recognition and the Biometrics Strategy — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (1 May 2019)

Louise Haigh: That is completely right, and that is why this debate and the framework are so important. We cannot allow the police, with all the best intentions, to attempt to use this technology and then in some cases to mess it up—as they will—and have to roll it back. We want to ensure that the framework is in place so that the police can go ahead with confidence and the public have confidence. We...

Facial Recognition and the Biometrics Strategy — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (1 May 2019)

Louise Haigh: That is absolutely right. I do not get a strong impression that individual police forces are learning from each other either. In the case of the Met, the word “trial” has been used for the technology’s use at Notting Hill carnival. It has been trialled for three years in a row. When does a trial become a permanent fixture? I do not think that that can now be called a trial. My hon....

Written Answers — Home Office: Police (29 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of staffing levels in homicide and serious crime units within police forces in each year since 2010.

Women and Equalities: Topical Questions (25 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: Will the Minister confirm the Government’s position on whether the automatic parental right of men who have fathered children through rape should be removed?

Local Government and Social Care Funding (24 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: I speak as a co-chair of the all-party group on social care. Next week, we are launching an inquiry into the professionalisation of the social care workforce. My hon. Friend is making an important point about recruitment and retention and the need for more funding. The pressures and demands on funding are leading to a reduction in the professionalisation of the workforce, and as a result to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Early Intervention Youth Fund (24 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the (a) unsuccessful bids and (b) cost of those bids to the Home Office Early Intervention Youth Fund.

Climate Action and Extinction Rebellion (23 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: Global Witness published a report this morning that found that $4.9 trillion is invested in oilfields and gasfields that are either in development or not yet in production and will therefore contribute to exceeding a global warming scenario of 1.5°, as per the terms of the Paris accord. Much of that investment comes from FTSE 100-registered companies. What legal advice will the Government be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Child Sexual Abuse Victims (23 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: Given that so many victims of child sexual abuse have spoken out about their horrendous experiences through the family courts, what consideration is being given to a full inquiry into the treatment in those courts of women and girls who have suffered domestic abuse and violence?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Local Government: Work Experience (17 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 4 March 2019 to Question 226704 on Local Authorities: Work Experience, whether his Department's definition of completed requires completion of the structured study programme and a minimum of 6 months with an employer.

LGBT Rights: Brunei (10 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: I congratulate my hon. Friend on making an incredibly powerful speech. Given the problems that some LGBT asylum seekers have recently found in gaining asylum, will she join me in calling on the Minister to raise concerns with the Home Office to ensure that we in this country are granting sanctuary to those LGBT people who face persecution in their home countries?

Legal Aid for Inquests — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (10 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: I congratulate my hon. Friend on making a powerful speech, and I thank her for initiating the debate. The point she is making, and the examples she gives, are incredibly important. This debate is about death at the hands of the state, and the families who are trying to improve things so that such deaths never happen again, and the same mistakes—or criminal acts—are not made again. Given...

Parental Rights (Rapists) and Family Courts (10 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to remove the parental rights of fathers of children conceived through rape; to make provision for an inquiry into the handling by family courts of domestic abuse and violence against women and girls in child arrangement cases; and for connected purposes. My Bill is to remove the automatic parental right of men who have fathered a child...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Teenage Pregnancy (10 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the cost to the public purse has been of the teenage pregnancy unit in each year since its creation; and how many civil servants were employed within it in each of those years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police Pursuits (8 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Government plans to publish the outcome of its consultation on police pursuits.

Further Education Funding — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (2 Apr 2019)

Louise Haigh: In Sheffield, we have a tale of two cities. The difference in life expectancy between the east and west is 10 years. One of the biggest differences is that in the east we have little access to schools with sixth forms, so FE is a really important unlocker for social mobility. Does my hon. Friend agree that this is fundamentally a class issue?


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