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King’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (18 Jul 2024)

Lord Gascoigne: ...King’s Speech: the continuing efforts to explore and deliver job opportunities with new technology; further employment rights, not least for women who are new mothers; further efforts to tackle violence against women and girls; and seeking to make British rail work—and I mean work—for those who use it. I have one thing to raise: please sort out the cellular network, so that those who...

Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (17 Jul 2024)

Kim Leadbeater: ...to make that change happen, and the duty falls on us to make sure it does, whether it is affordable housing; safer streets and more police in our communities; tackling antisocial behaviour and violence against women and girls; shorter waiting times and better access to GPs and dentists on the NHS; better education and opportunities for the young—academic and vocational—including for...

Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (17 Jul 2024)

Kim Leadbeater: ...to make that change happen, and the duty falls on us to make sure it does, whether it is affordable housing; safer streets and more police in our communities; tackling antisocial behaviour and violence against women and girls; shorter waiting times and better access to GPs and dentists on the NHS; better education and opportunities for the young—academic and vocational—including for...

King’s Speech - Debate (1st Day): Motion to Adjourn (17 Jul 2024)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...events at Manchester Arena in 2017. I commend those campaigners. We will also work to reduce violent crimes, raise confidence in the police and the criminal justice system and drastically reduce violence against women and girls. On immigration, debate has felt too often like a political campaign tool rather than a serious determination to deal with issues. Our border security command will...

King’s Speech - Debate (1st Day): Motion to Adjourn (17 Jul 2024)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...events at Manchester Arena in 2017. I commend those campaigners. We will also work to reduce violent crimes, raise confidence in the police and the criminal justice system and drastically reduce violence against women and girls. On immigration, debate has felt too often like a political campaign tool rather than a serious determination to deal with issues. Our border security command will...

King’s Speech - Debate (1st Day): Motion for an Humble Address (17 Jul 2024)

Baroness Hazarika: ...Act, which will give people from black, Asian or other ethnic-minority backgrounds the right to equal pay in law. Just as sex-based pay discrimination has no place, nor should racial discrimination. Violence against women and girls is at an epidemic level. In recent years in the UK, a woman has been killed by a man every three days on average. We are all in this House still in profound...

King’s Speech - Debate (1st Day): Motion for an Humble Address (17 Jul 2024)

Baroness Hazarika: ...Act, which will give people from black, Asian or other ethnic-minority backgrounds the right to equal pay in law. Just as sex-based pay discrimination has no place, nor should racial discrimination. Violence against women and girls is at an epidemic level. In recent years in the UK, a woman has been killed by a man every three days on average. We are all in this House still in profound...

King’s Speech (17 Jul 2024)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...for victims. Measures will be introduced to improve the safety and security of public venues and help keep the British public safe from terrorism. My Government will bring forward plans to halve violence against women and girls. My Ministers will seek to raise educational standards and break down barriers to opportunity. Action will be taken to get people back in employment following the...

King’s Speech (17 Jul 2024)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...for victims. Measures will be introduced to improve the safety and security of public venues and help keep the British public safe from terrorism. My Government will bring forward plans to halve violence against women and girls. My Ministers will seek to raise educational standards and break down barriers to opportunity. Action will be taken to get people back in employment following the...

King’s Speech (17 Jul 2024)

...for victims. Measures will be introduced to improve the safety and security of public venues and help keep the British public safe from terrorism. My Government will bring forward plans to halve violence against women and girls. My Ministers will seek to raise educational standards and break down barriers to opportunity. Action will be taken to get people back in employment following the...

King’s Speech (17 Jul 2024)

...for victims. Measures will be introduced to improve the safety and security of public venues and help keep the British public safe from terrorism. My Government will bring forward plans to halve violence against women and girls. My Ministers will seek to raise educational standards and break down barriers to opportunity. Action will be taken to get people back in employment following the...

1. Questions to the First Minister: Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (16 Jul 2024)

Vaughan Gething: ...I’m proud also of the work of the north Wales police and crime commissioner in working across partnerships. I believe the commitment of the current UK Government to make a difference, to reduce violence against women and girls, to make sure that people are caught and prosecuted, to make sure people are properly supported, is one that we can work with here in Wales. I look forward to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Supply Resolution for the Northern Ireland Main Estimates 2024-25; and Supply Resolution for Excess Votes for 2016-17, 2018-19, 2020-21, 2021-22 ( 1 Jul 2024)

Paula Bradshaw: ...and the Office of Identity and Cultural Expression. In addition, the establishment of a central delivery unit for government, the provision of free period products and the progression of the ending violence against women and girls strategy will all have to be paid for. The forecast funding for victims' payments, historical institutional abuse costs and the truth recovery programme has...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Supply Resolution for the Northern Ireland Main Estimates 2024-25; and Supply Resolution for Excess Votes for 2016-17, 2018-19, 2020-21, 2021-22 ( 1 Jul 2024)

Eóin Tennyson: ...the situation now appears to have been rectified. The Main Estimates highlight that over £28 million in spending for vital projects, including welfare mitigation, the Fiscal Council and tackling violence against women and girls, continues to rest on the sole authority of the Budget Act. The use of the so-called black box has ballooned far beyond the intended £1·5 million limit in the...

QNR: Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and Social Justice (26 Jun 2024)

Lesley Griffiths: There are 10 independent sexual advisers in post in north Wales. The posts are primarily funded by the Ministry of Justice, with two posts supported by the Welsh Government’s violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence budget.

2. Questions to the Counsel General: Backlog of Court Cases (25 Jun 2024)

Carolyn Thomas: ...cases. I was pleased, therefore, to see UK Labour has committed to establishing 80 new rape courts across England and Wales. These courts will be used to fast-track cases as part of plans to tackle violence against women and girls. Counsel General, do you agree with me that these changes are much needed and will be welcomed by victims across Wales?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — The Executive Office: Junior Ministers: TEO Committee (24 Jun 2024)

Michelle O'Neill: ...for me and the deputy First Minister to attending meetings in their own right, including everything from events in Brussels to meeting local groups. They attend meetings on issues such as ending violence against women and girls and engaging with young people. Both Ministers have engaged positively throughout their tenure.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — The Executive Office: Housing Supply Strategy (24 Jun 2024)

Michelle O'Neill: ...included in it. We have spoken previously about our priorities for the mandate, which include housing. We have also highlighted the importance of childcare, reducing hospital waiting lists, ending violence against women and girls, special educational needs, Lough Neagh and developing a globally competitive economy.

Scottish Parliament: Portfolio Question Time: Hostel Safety (20 Jun 2024)

Kaukab Stewart: ...how they will support their tenants who are at risk of homelessness, including protecting the right of women to stay safely in their own homes. We will continue to work closely with the housing and violence against women and girls sectors to develop statutory guidance to accompany that duty.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Rape Victims: Trial Support (17 Jun 2024)

Naomi Long: ...is not what we do to support the victims of crime but what we do to change our society so that people are less at risk of becoming victims of crime. I look forward to seeing the strategy for ending violence against women and girls being published soon in order that we can refocus on preventing victims being created rather than simply focusing on the supports that we can offer people once...


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