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Louise Haigh: Thank you very much, Mr Speaker, for granting today’s urgent question. I thank the Home Secretary for making time to respond to it. Today, the House is united in grief and shock at the tragic toll of the past couple of weeks, adding to the hundreds of children murdered in our communities over the past year. In Birmingham, over the space of just 12 days, three teenage boys have lost their...
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many supported internships have been completed by local authority.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment has been made of the adequacy of the availability of supported internships in each local authority.
Louise Haigh: What recent diplomatic steps he has taken to help pursue a resolution to the conflict in Yemen.
Louise Haigh: Residents in Lincolnshire, just like those in Northumbria and many other people across the country, will be paying £24 more on their council tax this year, which the Government have claimed is to fund local policing. However, because the force has spent all of its reserves, which the Minister has repeatedly told forces to do and which we have just heard him do again, the force will be losing...
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions his Department has had with the National Police Coordination Centre on the capacity of the police service in Gibraltar to manage border security in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
Louise Haigh: Will Operation Stack have to be replicated across all major ports in the event of no deal?
Louise Haigh: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hosie. This has been an incredibly thorough, if somewhat depressing, debate on the state of funding of our police and fire services. It is testament to how strongly Members feel about the issue that we have heard such passionate speeches and that it is frequently raised, both here in Westminster Hall and when the Government are dragged to...
Louise Haigh: The long-term plan acknowledges that life expectancy continues to improve for the most affluent 10% but has either stalled or fallen for the most deprived 10%. In Sheffield, life expectancy for the most deprived women has fallen by four years over the nine years that this Government have been in power. Does the Minister have any analysis of why life expectancy has fallen for the most deprived...
Louise Haigh: Do it then.
Louise Haigh: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Edward. This has been a fantastic debate with some wonderful advocates from the Merseyside force area. We have had a true overview of the issues facing Merseyside police and its funding. I do not know whether we can call it a debate when everyone has agreed so wholeheartedly with each other, and it will not surprise the Minister that I am...
Louise Haigh: A recent answer to a parliamentary question from my hon. Friend the shadow Minister confirmed that in nearly half of cases of mental health crisis, it is not NHS staff but the police who are conveying people hospitals. Will the Department conduct a review into the impact that this is having on people in mental health crisis?
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, of 12 February 2019, Official Report, column 311WH, when he plans to launch his call for evidence on special educational needs.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January 2019 to Question 213415, what the total amount requested by the Metropolitan Police was between 2017-18 and 2018-19 for which the Government chose to award £22 million in Special Grant funding.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which Member States of the EU have rescinded legislation implementing the European Convention on Extradition 1957.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many extradition requests from (a) the UK and (b) category 2 territories under Part 2 of the Extradition Act 2003 have been approved in each year since 2003.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many extradition requests under Part 2 of the Extradition Act 2003 from (a) the UK to category 2 territories and (b) category 2 territories to the UK have been rejected in each year since 2003.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will place in the Library the letter from the Chief Secretary to the Treasury to the Chair of the Police Remuneration Review Body on the public sector pay round 2019-20.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the increase in the operational budget for counter-terror policing for 2019-20.