Results 21–40 of 7000 for speaker:Diane Abbott OR speaker:Diane Abbott

Social Housing Standards (16 Nov 2022)

Diane Abbott: The Secretary of State will be aware that the family first raised the issue a year before their little boy died. That, in my view, points to the extreme culpability of the Rochdale Boroughwide housing association. It is my view not that its head should be fined but that, if he had any conscience, he would resign. Tens of thousands of people up and down the country are in properties that are...

Home Department: Illegal Cross-channel Movements: Discussions with French Counterpart (14 Nov 2022)

Diane Abbott: The Home Secretary insists that the agreement announced today represents a step forward, but is she able to tell the House whether it will mean fewer small boats crossing the channel?

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres: Manston ( 9 Nov 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children are held in the Manston asylum processing centre as of 1 November 2022.

Asylum Seekers Accommodation and Safeguarding ( 7 Nov 2022)

Diane Abbott: The House welcomes the fact that the numbers at Manston have gone down, but the Minister will be aware that the concerns, notably of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, David Neal, were about not just the numbers but the conditions. When he came to give evidence to the Home Affairs Committee, he told us that he thought there was a risk of fire, disorder and infection....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: North East London Health and Care Partnership: General Practitioners ( 2 Nov 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding has been allocated to North East London ICS to support with GP retention in 2022-23; and how much was spent in that ICS for that purpose in 2021-22.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: North East London Health and Care Partnership: General Practitioners ( 2 Nov 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking to improve GP retention in the North East London ICS area.

Western Jet Foil and Manston Asylum Processing Centres (31 Oct 2022)

Diane Abbott: The Home Secretary will be aware that one of the problems with the asylum system is the unacceptably long time it takes to process claims. The Home Affairs Committee heard evidence from the independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, and he told us that currently caseworkers or decision makers are making 1.3 decisions a week. The Leeds pilot, which has been referred to, has put...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: North East London Health and Care Partnership: Labour Turnover (28 Oct 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data her Department collects on the provision of local retention initiatives in the North East London ICS area.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: North East London Health and Care Partnership: General Practitioners (25 Oct 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many GPs who had been previously working in North East London ICS area have left the profession over the last three years.

Education: Educational Underachievement of Black Children (24 Oct 2022)

Diane Abbott: Whether he is taking steps to tackle educational underachievement of black children.

Education: Educational Underachievement of Black Children (24 Oct 2022)

Diane Abbott: The Government will be aware that, although many ethnic minority groups have narrowed the gap with white pupils, and in some cases overtaken them, some groups continue to underachieve, particularly black Caribbean boys. At a time when there are so many skills shortages, what is the Secretary of State doing to ensure all our pupils achieve their potential?

Health and Social Care Update (22 Sep 2022)

Diane Abbott: I welcome the Secretary of State to her new role. I heard her say earlier that she wants to encourage people to go into social care. Does she appreciate that the main thing discouraging people from going into social care is the very low wages, and that this is a particular issue during a cost of living crisis?

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: Dover Port (27 Jul 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will list the (a) value and (b) length of the contracts Border Force holds with (i) MITIE, (ii) Interforce and (iii) Definitive PSA in connection with the processing of undocumented migrants arriving in the Port of Dover.

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: Dover Port and Manston Airport (27 Jul 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will list the private security companies (a) contracted or (b) sub-contracted to process undocumented migrants in (i) the Port of Dover and (ii) Manston Airport.

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: Dover Port (26 Jul 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will list the private security companies (a) contracted or (b) sub-contracted to process undocumented migrants in (i) the Port of Dover and (ii) Manston Airport.

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: Dover Port (26 Jul 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the current minimum staffing levels are on contracts between the Border Force and private security contractors in (a) the Port of Dover and (b) Manston Airport.

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force: Dover Port and Manston Airport (25 Jul 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport since 17 March 2022 on Border Force’s private security contractors in (a) the Port of Dover and (b) Manston Airport.

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force: Dover Port and Manston Airport (25 Jul 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what Border Force’s staffing levels were in (a) the Port of Dover and (b) Manston Airport in each quarter since January 2019 to date.

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force: Contracts (25 Jul 2022)

Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what due diligence is undertaken by Border Force in relation to sub-contracting of private security services to deliver public contracts.

NDAs: Universities: Windrush Review — [Esther McVey in the Chair] (29 Jun 2022)

Diane Abbott: Whatever the Minister has been told, the Home Affairs Committee obtained quite different figures when we went to Sheffield. I will be happy to write to him and set them out.


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