Results 1–20 of 139 for speaker:Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi

Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Business of the House (13 Sep 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: Since 2015, there have been several water-related deaths in my constituency, and I highlighted this worrying issue during Prime Minister’s questions. Tragically, it is also an important matter for others such as my right hon. Friend the Member for Newcastle upon Tyne East (Mr Brown) and my hon. Friends the Members for Washington and Sunderland West (Mrs Hodgson) and for Newcastle upon...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Members: Correspondence (10 Sep 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when she plans to respond to the email of 3 July 2018 from the hon. Member for Slough to her Department's Southern England Group Operations Correspondence Team, reference TD3826.

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Children in Temporary Accommodation (23 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: Will the Minister commit today to devoting more funds to local authorities specifically to resolve the issue of families living in temporary accommodation?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Members: Correspondence (23 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will arrange for a response to be sent to the email of 23 May 2018 from the hon. Member for Slough sent on behalf of a constituent to her Department's Operations Correspondence Team and subsequently forwarded by that team on 24 May 2018 to the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Operations Correspondence Team.

Nato Summit (16 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: The Brussels declaration highlighted how arms control should “continue to make an essential contribution to achieving the Alliance’s security objectives”. Can the Prime Minister confirm what steps the Government are taking on that, particularly with regard to small arms, which can be so devastating?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Members: Correspondence (16 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to respond to the emails sent by the hon. Member for Slough dated (a) 31 May 2018 and (b) 3 July 2018 referenced TD4223.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Afghanistan: Politics and Government (6 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Afghan counterpart on (a) the assassination of MP Elect Awtar Singh Khalsa and others on 1 July 2018 and (b) the safety of political candidates from minority communities in Afghanistan.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Afghanistan: Politics and Government (6 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Afghan counterpart on the suicide bombing which killed 19 predominantly Sikh and Hindu people in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Afghanistan: Politics and Government (6 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Afghan counterpart on (a) relations between majority and minority communities and (b) the safety of Sikhs and Hindus in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Afghanistan: Politics and Government (6 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Afghan counterpart on ensuring the safety of Sikhs in that country.

Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence (6 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when his Department plans to respond to the letter of 24 April 2018 to the Minister of State for Immigration from the hon. Member for Slough on the case of a constituent, reference TD3808.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Afghanistan (6 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on providing refuge and asylum to the Sikh and Hindu communities from Afghanistan.

Equal Franchise Act 1928 — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (5 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: My hon. Friend is making an excellent speech. As to women pushing boundaries, does he agree that women, and especially those from ethnic minorities, are often not given much credit for their accomplishments? The first black lady mayor in the country, Lydia Simmons, was elected in Slough. She was an inspiration for many, yet often such individuals do not get the credit they deserve.

Equal Franchise Act 1928 — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (5 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: Does my hon. Friend agree that individuals such as Princess Sophia Duleep Singh are often left out of history and not celebrated as much as some of their counterparts, and that that is something that we need to remedy in our history?

Equal Franchise Act 1928 — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (5 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this important debate to mark the 90th anniversary of women attaining equal voting rights to men. Unfortunately, there are still some women who, because of their circumstances, feel unable to vote. One example is survivors of domestic abuse who feel unable to register because they do not want to risk their safety. They may not be aware that, thanks to...

Estimates Day: Department for Education (3 Jul 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: The Institute for Fiscal Studies has found that in the last two years, funding per pupil fell by just over 4%, at a time when other costs have increased. The recent reallocation to school funding from other budgets still leaves schools in my constituency worse off by more than £300 per pupil, something about which a great many parents and teachers have written to me in recent weeks. Does...

BAME Blood, Stem Cell and Organ Donation — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (27 Jun 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: In terms of outreach work, whether with the MOBO awards or otherwise, can the Minister outline the steps that have been taken to reach out via the media? I am not just referring to the national media but the culturally specific and ethnic media, which has a greater outreach in those ethnic minority communities.

BAME Blood, Stem Cell and Organ Donation — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (27 Jun 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: I thank my hon. Friend for securing this debate. Does he agree that Health Ministers should work more closely with grassroots and community organisations? Currently, donors from Asian or other minority ethnic backgrounds make up just 15% of the stem cell register, but campaigns such as Cure Kaiya, which held an event in my constituency, and Match4Rajie are encouraging more people from BAME...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: India: Sikhs (27 Jun 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the scope of the Heywood review into the Amritsar massacre in June 1984.

Gaza: Humanitarian Situation — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (26 Jun 2018)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Paisley. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Easington (Grahame Morris) on securing this important debate. It is clear that the situation in Gaza represents a major humanitarian crisis, which is getting worse, not better, and which has dangerous consequences for the whole region. It makes the likelihood of a Palestinian state...


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