Results 1–20 of 28 for speaker:the Bishop of Leicester

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (10 Apr 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government, in the light of the National Audit Office’s report Investigation into asylum accommodation, published on 20 March, which found that (1) using large sites to accommodate asylum seekers could cost £46 million more than using hotels, and (2) the Home Office rated their own plans as “high risk or undeliverable”, why the large sites accommodation programme...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Parental Leave: Fathers ( 5 Apr 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government what proportion of new fathers have taken (1) their full statutory paternity leave entitlement, and (2) shared parental leave, in each year since 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty: Children (27 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Markham on 11 March (HL Deb col 1802), and taking account of the latest Households Below Average Income data, which shows a 300,000 increase in the number of children living in absolute poverty in the past year, what assessment they have made of the impact on health and well-being of the two-child limit for child benefit; and what...

India: Democratic Freedoms - Question (14 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: My Lords, the number of acts of religiously motivated violence against Christians in India has increased almost every year since 2014, from 147 to 687 in 2023. Last year, over 500 Christians were arrested under anti-conversion laws, including a couple and their pastor during their wedding, on the grounds that it was a conversion event. Will the Minister condemn this state of affairs and, if...

Earnings: Mothers and Fathers - Question (13 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: My Lords, the same report from Pregnant Then Screwed also found that a significant proportion of new fathers and secondary parents simply cannot afford to take their full paternity leave because of the low level of statutory paternity pay. Most other European countries have far more generous paternity leave entitlements than the UK’s, in both length and pay, which bring benefits for family...

Victims and Prisoners Bill - Committee (7th Day): Amendment 154 (12 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: My Lords, I support this group of amendments and it is a pleasure to follow noble Lords and benefit from their considerable wisdom—I am in awe of the learning and wisdom on display this evening. I do not want to repeat a lot of what has been said, so I will keep my speech very short. I have one or two reflections on Amendments 165 and 166, to which my right reverend friend the Bishop of...

Low and Middle-income Countries: Debt Restructuring - Question (12 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: My Lords, as a country we carry a weighty moral debt to many low and middle-income countries, given our history. This moral debt is borne by business as well as government, and indeed by charities and faith institutions. Will the Government revisit the International Development Committee’s report on debt relief and the evidence supplied by the Jubilee Debt Campaign and Make Poverty History,...

Carers: National Strategy - Question (12 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: The Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care, based on conversations with many unpaid carers, recommended that there should be a “New Deal” for carers including restorative breaks, financial support and support from employers, including paid leave and the right to request flexibility. Does the Minister agree that any future national care strategy should consider the need for unpaid...

Prioritising Early Childhood: Academy of Medical Sciences Report - Question (11 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: My Lords, there is strong evidence that in the early 2000s increases in child benefits led to an increase in the amount parents spent on fruit and vegetables and books and toys for their children. What assessment have the Government made of the impact of the two-child limit on benefits and, in particular, on the health and well-being of the 1.5 million children affected?

Sudan: Darfur - Question (29 Feb 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: My Lords, the Archbishop of Khartoum has been forced to leave his home, along with his family and many of his people; they are now living in exile in Port Sudan. The Church of England dioceses with links to Sudan have tried to transfer funds to support the archbishop and his people, only to discover that banks are either unwilling or unable to transfer funds to Sudan. What assessment have the...

Climate Change: Impact on Developing Nations - Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2024)

the Bishop of Leicester: My Lords, I too am grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Northover, for the opportunity to debate this hugely significant subject. I too am looking forward to the maiden speech by my right reverend friend the Bishop of Winchester, who has real expertise in this area. When it comes to thinking about the impact of climate change on developing nations, the injustices at play are twofold. First...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (21 Dec 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government how many unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have been received into Home Office accommodation each year since 2021 in (1) Leicester, and (2) Leicestershire.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (21 Dec 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government how many unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have gone missing from Home Office accommodation since 2021 in (1) Leicester, and (2) Leicestershire.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (20 Dec 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they have made a decision about whether the power under the Illegal Migration Act 2023 for the Home Office to accommodate children will come into force; and if so, when.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Child Rearing (27 Nov 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government how many complaints the Health and Care Professionals Council has received since 2020 regarding professionals under their regulation providing evidence of parental alienation in court cases.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Attendance (26 Oct 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government what the school attendance rates are in (1) Leicester, (2) Leicestershire, and (3) nationally, broken down in each case by (a) primary, (b) secondary, and (c) special schools; and how these rates have changed since 2019.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Family Proceedings: Safety (16 Oct 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government when they intend to update the Implementation Plan which accompanied the report by the Ministry of Justice Assessing Risk of Harm to Children and Parents in Private Law Children Cases, published in June 2020.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Family Courts: Domestic Abuse (16 Oct 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government when they expect to publish a response to the report by the Domestic Abuse Commissioner The Family Court and domestic abuse: achieving cultural change, published on 17 July.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (21 Sep 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the National Audit Office's report on the Government's Asylum and Protection Transformation Programme.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Inter Faith Network for the United Kingdom: Finance (14 Jun 2023)

the Bishop of Leicester: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the value of the Inter-Faith Network, and (2) the risks of withdrawing funding from the Network.


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