Results 201–220 of 256 for speaker:Claudia Webbe

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Manufacturing Industries (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of making it compulsory for (a) garment industry and (b) other companies to publish a full list of their supplier facilities on an annual basis.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Clothing: Manufacturing Industries (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if his Department will undertake a review of garment distributors' (a) purchasing practices and (b) costing models to assess whether those practices and models support the payment of the minimum wage by garment industry suppliers.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Clothing: Manufacturing Industries (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of suspending the sales and production of allegedly exploitative companies in the garment industry sector pending investigation into (a) safety measures and (b) reports of fraud at factories supplying those companies.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Conditions of Employment (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure that the incomes of workers are fully supported at or above the minimum wage in cases where their employers are under investigation for alleged exploitative or unsafe working practices.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Companies Act 2006: Slavery (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if the Government will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to update the Companies Act 2006 to include explicit reference to modern slavery and supply chains.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Slavery (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to publish an update of the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) Corporate Governance Code and UK Stewardship Code, and the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) listing rules to require modern slavery disclosures on a (a) comply or (b) explain basis.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Clothing: Manufacturing Industries (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government has taken to work with representatives of industrial sectors to identify the source of raw material in garments to tackle social and environmental abuses in supply chains.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Industrial Health and Safety: Coronavirus (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to strengthen the powers of local authorities to intervene in unsafe workplaces during the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Health and Safety Executive (17 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she plans to take to (a) adequately fund and (b) strengthen the powers of the Health and Safety Executive to support their proactive inspection of (a) premises occupied by the garment industry in Leicester and (b) other workplaces.

Written Answers — Treasury: Manufacturing Industries: Clothing (16 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department plans to take to enforce the minimum wage rules for all garment factory workers (a) in Leicester and (b) throughout the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Windrush Generation: Leicester East (6 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds on the number of victims of the Windrush scandal that reside in Leicester East constituency.

Written Answers — Home Office: Windrush Generation: Leicester East (6 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims of the Windrush scandal in Leicester East constituency have received compensation.

Finance Bill: New Clause 19 - Taxation of coronavirus support payments (2 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: It was Mahatma Gandhi, a hero to many Leicester residents, who famously said that the true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members. When it comes to ensuring that vulnerable children are fed and looked after, our Government should be ashamed of themselves. According to the Government’s own Social Mobility Commission, 600,000 more children are living...

Finance Bill: New Clause 28 - Review of impact of Act on the environment (1 Jul 2020)

Claudia Webbe: Today’s debate on the environment and climate change is crucial because, in addition to the coronavirus pandemic, an even more devastating crisis is already here. Europe had its hottest year on record in 2019, and 11 of the continent’s 12 warmest years have occurred in the past two decades. Global grain yields have declined by 10% due to heatwaves and floods connected to climate change,...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Duty to commission an independent evaluation: health and social care sectors (30 Jun 2020)

Claudia Webbe: I am afraid that this Bill fails on every conceivable measure of a humane and just immigration policy, and I am concerned that my constituents are particularly vulnerable to the predatory aspects of this legislation. Some 43% of Leicester East residents were born outside the UK, as opposed to 10% nationally, and our citizens hail from over 50 countries around the globe. This diversity is what...

Written Answers — Home Office: Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme (30 Jun 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many mosques have applied unsuccessfully for funding from the Place of Worship Security Fund.

Written Answers — Home Office: Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme (30 Jun 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many mosques have received funding from the Place of Worship Security Fund since its establishment.

Written Answers — Home Office: Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme (30 Jun 2020)

Claudia Webbe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many mosques have unsuccessfully applied for funding from the Place of Worship Security Fund since its establishment.

Covid-19: BAME Communities (18 Jun 2020)

Claudia Webbe: First, I declare that I am a member of the Backbench Business Committee. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Brent Central (Dawn Butler) for bringing this debate to the House today. As the representative of Leicester East, one of the most diverse constituencies in the country, it has been extremely concerning to see the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on African, Asian and...

Free School Meals: Summer Holidays (16 Jun 2020)

Claudia Webbe: I add my voice to those thanking Marcus Rashford for his inspiring and tireless work against child hunger. I also pay tribute to 15-year-old Dev Sharma, the Member of Youth Parliament for Leicestershire and an ambassador for the Food Foundation, for championing the right to food for all children. I could not agree more that in 2020, in the sixth richest country in the world, it is appalling...


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