Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department plans to review the right to return of the Chagossian people.
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent steps he has taken to review the criteria for provision of legal aid funding for inquests.
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress he has made in providing publicly funded legal representation for bereaved families taking part in an inquest at which a public authority is legally represented.
Vicky Foxcroft: In 2017, 80 people were stabbed and murdered in London, and there were 37,000 knife-crime offences—an increase of 26%. This is an epidemic and a tragedy, and it must stop. The current approach is clearly not working, and a new approach is required. We need a cross-departmental debate in Government time on how to tackle the root causes of youth violence, so will the Leader of the House...
Vicky Foxcroft: I am listening intently to the Minister. She has pointed to the ending gang and youth violence strategy and to different areas that feed into her, with lots of different projects working together at different times. However, what many Members have asked about and what I am interested in is: how does this all link up? Are databases being shared, or is there cross-working among the different...
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 25 July 2017 to Question 5358, on Immigration: EU Nationals, whether those proposals will also apply to EU-born spouses who leave the UK after the UK exits the EU having previously resided here long-term with no formalised immigration status and who then wish to re-enter the UK at a later date.
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on what date the Government plans to publish the draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill.
Vicky Foxcroft: Not everybody had a good new year. Another four young men were stabbed and killed on new year’s eve in London. Clearly our thoughts go out to the family and friends who are dealing with such tragic grief and loss. We need to know when the Government’s serious violence strategy will be published, and I urge them to look at the root causes of youth violence as part of that strategy.
Vicky Foxcroft: With the average cost of a new prisoner being £119,000 a year and the ongoing cost in excess of £40,000 a year, does the hon. Lady agree that it is exceptionally important to invest in mental health provision before people end up in prison? Making sure we assess the numbers who are in prison and having accurate records means we are able to do that beforehand.
Vicky Foxcroft: Lewisham has over 2,000 residents in temporary accommodation, and three quarters of those who have contacted me are not on the electoral register. I am not happy with this. Are the Government? If not, what will they do about it?
Vicky Foxcroft: The BBC website reported yesterday that since 2011 so few equal pay cases have been formally recorded as having a successful or an unsuccessful outcome at tribunal that the Ministry of Justice has both figures at 0%. We know that these figures do not reflect the reality and that a large proportion of cases are either withdrawn or settled away from tribunal. Does the Secretary of State agree...
Vicky Foxcroft: On that point, I had one couple who received no benefits for six months and were very nearly evicted. At the end of it all they were told that they would receive only four weeks’ backdated payment, and it was only when we intervened in the case that we managed to get the full amount back to them. This absolutely has to be looked into.
Vicky Foxcroft: Why does the Government’s domestic violence strategy not include fully funding refuges so that no woman fleeing domestic violence is denied access to vital support?
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to protect children against underage gambling.
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has for supporting the mental health needs of children and young people over the next 12 months.
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Attorney General, what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on tackling knife crime.
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether first time buyers on Share to Buy schemes can access the reduction in stamp duty announced in the Autumn Budget 2017.
Vicky Foxcroft: If the Secretary of State cannot persuade the Treasury to fund local government adequately, will he let me know which services he would personally advise councils to stop providing?
Vicky Foxcroft: As part of the work of the cross-party commission that is looking into the root causes of youth violence, this week we heard from a panel of experts about the public health approach to reducing violence and the evidence-based results that they have achieved. May we have a debate on this extremely important issue?
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps is he taking to encourage the car industry to tackle air pollution.