Results 161–180 of 1323 for speaker:Jess Phillips

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences: Victim Support Schemes (22 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to increase the capacity of (a) national domestic abuse helplines and (b) online access to specialist domestic abuse support during the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Protection (22 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what (a) national broadcasts and (b) online communications the Government has planned to help safeguard people at risk of domestic abuse during the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Children (22 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the charity sector on community support provision for children affected by domestic abuse.

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Immigrants (20 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to work with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to ensure that the Everyone In initiative provides temporary accommodation to (a) women survivors of domestic abuse and (b) women survivors with no recourse to public funds.

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Immigrants (20 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Government’s draft Statutory Guidance in relation to the Domestic Abuse Bill published 1 July 2020, what steps her Department is taking to help migrant survivors of domestic abuse to regularise their status and provide support in the event that those survivors are not eligible to apply under the Domestic Violence Rule.

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Immigrants (20 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on how many occasions her department has (a) taken steps to (i) regularise the status and (ii) provide support to migrant survivors of domestic abuse who are not eligible to apply under the Domestic Violence Rule; and (b) required a migrant survivor of domestic abuse to leave the UK in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Temporary accommodation: Coronavirus (20 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to his Department’s press release of 23 June 2020 entitled £105 million to keep rough sleepers safe and off the streets during coronavirus pandemic, what estimate his Department has made of the number of homeless people provided with temporary accommodation through the Everyone In initiative who...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Child Maintenance Service (15 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking with the Child Maintenance Service to ensure that victims of domestic abuse are protected from financial control.

Home Department: Covid-19: Domestic Violence (13 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: Between 2015 and 2019, despite domestic violence cases rising by 77%, charging fell by 18% and conviction by 20%. In 2018-19, there were almost 60,000 reports of rape to the police, but less than 1,800 were charged and less than 1,000 convicted. The number of cases of rape referred by the police for charging decisions fell by 32% in 2019. How does the Secretary of State account for her...

Domestic Abuse Bill: Title - Title (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Gentleman the Lord Chancellor. After three years, I am delighted that I might get the last word on this Bill. I will echo some of the thanks that he has laid out. When I was speaking to the Deputy Chief Whip earlier, he said, “You know on Third Reading, Jess”—which I have not prepared for at all, because I did not think we would actually get to...

Domestic Abuse Bill: Title - Title (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: I could not agree with the right hon. Lady more about the Clerks of the House. I had not quite understood, until I was in my current position, exactly how much they do, but I feel as though Kevin from the Clerks’ office is currently on my speed dial and I will definitely be buying a hat if he ever gets married. I feel very close to the Clerks of the House now. I want to pay tribute to the...

Domestic Abuse Bill: New Clause 15 - Children as victims of domestic abuse (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: If the approximately 3,630 women who we imagine might want to access this scheme a year breaches the £1.5 million that the Government have allocated, will the Government turn people away, or will they make more funds available?

Domestic Abuse Bill: New Clause 15 - Children as victims of domestic abuse (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: I wonder whether the right hon. Gentleman agrees with the Government-funded telephone lines for domestic abuse if it so difficult to take advice and to give advice to women in a domestic abuse situation over the telephone.

Domestic Abuse Bill: New Clause 15 - Children as victims of domestic abuse (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Domestic Abuse Bill: New Clause 15 - Children as victims of domestic abuse (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: I just wanted to thank the hon. Gentleman, in order that he can continue thanking people.

Domestic Abuse Bill: New Clause 15 - Children as victims of domestic abuse (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: I absolutely agree. I agree not because it suits my purpose, but as someone with a vast amount of experience of handling cases of victims with no recourse to public funds, both as a support worker and as a Member of Parliament. My heart sinks when somebody tells me that they have no recourse, when I know there is very little I can do. That is when they come to me—someone who knows the...

Domestic Abuse Bill: New Clause 15 - Children as victims of domestic abuse (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: I would like to start by saying that we on the Labour Benches fully support all the Government’s new clauses and amendments today. Many of them and, in fact, many of the changes to the Bill since its very first draft, all those many moons ago, have been things that we on the Opposition side of the House have championed from both the Front and Back Benches. The Government have taken an...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Victims (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to oral contributions from the Minister for Safeguarding and the hon. Member for the Cities of London and Westminster at the Public Bill Committee for the Domestic Abuse Bill on 4 June 2020, if the she will publish the (a) guidance, (b) referral forms and (c) any other associated documents that show the inclusion of victims...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Victims (6 Jul 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if her Department will publish all correspondence between her Department and the contract provider for the Modern Slavery Victim Care Contract on the inclusion within that contract of support services for victims of domestic abuse with no recourse to public funds.

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse (30 Jun 2020)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what funding the Government has provided to support the prevention of adolescent to parent violence in the last five years.


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