Results 121–140 of 322 for speaker:Liz Blackman

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 35 - Interpretation (13 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: We have established that a relevant locality involves considerable flexibility. Does my hon. Friend the Minister agree that, to make the powers work, it is important that the provisions in the code of conduct also have flexibility?

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 29 - Dispersal of groups and removal of persons under 16 to their place of residence (13 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: The Minister mentioned a code of practice. Does he intend to publish that code of practice sooner rather than later, so that members of the Committee can get an idea of the threshold of bureaucracy or non-bureaucracy to which the police are expected to conform?

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Inclusive Design (13 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what steps her Department is taking to develop and promote the business case for inclusive design; (2) what discussions her Department has had with manufacturers of digital radios on improving the accessibility of this equipment for visually impaired people; (3) what steps her Department has taken (a) to publicise good...

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 29 - Dispersal of groups and removal of persons under 16 to their place of residence ( 8 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: Does not that principle already operate in relation to, for example, a demonstration, where the police have rights of dispersal for the greater good of the local community? I cannot see the difference.

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 29 - Dispersal of groups and removal of persons under 16 to their place of residence ( 8 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: May I draw the hon. Gentleman's attention to subsection (1) which states: ''where a relevant officer has reasonable grounds for believing'' this or that. The relevant officer is a superintendent or above and he will make the judgment about an area with a history of antisocial behaviour. Does the hon. Gentleman honestly believe that a relevant officer will decide on dispersal because a group...

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 22 - Penalty notices for parents ( 8 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: I have no problem with penalty notices being served on parents. It is part of the range of policies in the Bill, which uses a staged approach that is absolutely right. On Second Reading, some Opposition Members opposed this provision because they felt that it would break down the trust between the head teacher, the teachers and the parents, and we have also discussed trust this morning. I...

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 18 - Parenting contracts in cases of exclusion from school or truancy ( 8 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: Before a parenting contract is considered, the school will have been involved in supporting children and parents in a number of ways, in order to get the children to school and to behave acceptably. The school would clearly be able to demonstrate that such an approach had been taken but had not succeeded, which is where parenting contracts kick in.

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 1 - Closure notice ( 6 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: The police in my area wholeheartedly welcome the provisions as they stand in the Bill. They see them as an effective way of challenging and dealing with a rapidly growing problem, and would not want them to be lost in a lengthy consultation. They feel that the measures are just about right to deal with the current problem.

Public Bill Committee: Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 1 - Closure notice ( 6 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: Like many of my colleagues, I welcome the clause, but I want to know whether, once the Bill becomes law, the measure and its effectiveness will be carefully monitored. The difficult and challenging behaviour caused by crack houses is severe in many constituencies, including mine. It will be no good if, a year down the line, we find out that the police and their local partners are not using...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Child Support ( 6 May 2003)

Liz Blackman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will place a copy of the Child Support Agency's Enforcement Guide in the Library.

Royal Assent: Anti-social Behaviour Bill. ( 8 Apr 2003)

Liz Blackman: I contacted my local police and the housing director of the registered social landlord and ran the Bill's provisions past them. By and large, their response was extremely positive, although they did flag up one or two concerns. Because this is such a broad Bill, I want to concentrate on just a few issues that I am particularly concerned about as an MP and a former teacher, such as the...

Royal Assent: Anti-social Behaviour Bill. ( 8 Apr 2003)

Liz Blackman: I thank the hon. Gentleman for that intervention; if he will be patient I shall deal with that precise point in a minute. Parenting contracts and the levering-in of support builds on the experience of parenting orders and the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. The Youth Justice Board parenting programme ran 42 parenting projects in partnership with other local agencies. The feedback from the...

Royal Assent: Anti-social Behaviour Bill. ( 8 Apr 2003)

Liz Blackman: Given the implication of what I have just said to my right hon. Friend, yes, I understand that there are major concerns about this issue. I am therefore sure that it will be examined very carefully in Committee. My local registered social landlord is extremely positive about the provisions in the Bill dealing with housing. So am I, because like many Members, I get regular complaints about...

Anti-social Behaviour Bill ( 8 Apr 2003)

Liz Blackman: Will my right hon. Friend give way?

Anti-social Behaviour Bill ( 8 Apr 2003)

Liz Blackman: Does my right hon. Friend agree that the essence of the Bill is a partnership approach to challenging antisocial behaviour? Does he agree that protocols on information sharing have to be updated alongside all the other measures in the Bill to ensure that partners can work together effectively to challenge this scourge?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iraq (25 Mar 2003)

Liz Blackman: What recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Kurdish people about the situation in northern Iraq.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iraq (25 Mar 2003)

Liz Blackman: Yesterday, many Members posed questions to the Prime Minister on their concerns about Turkish incursions into northern Iraq. My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary will recognise that those anxieties are especially heightened by the massing of Turkish troops on the border. What efforts are being made to ensure that this potential disaster is thwarted and that the Turks, as well as the...

Vibration White Finger (21 Jan 2003)

Liz Blackman: Before the Minister sits down—

Vibration White Finger (21 Jan 2003)

Liz Blackman: Does the DWP accept in principle that the disease causes neurological effects? At present, the scheme does not. Will the Minister look favourably on reviewing the situation if and when the council decides on the functional tests of neurological damages, which it is now considering? One problem is that the DTI and the DWP define the disease differently. The DWP must accept that there are...

Vibration White Finger (21 Jan 2003)

Liz Blackman: I beg your pardon, Mr. O'Hara. I believe that the Minister gets my point.


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