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Backbench Business — [31st Allotted Day]: Food Security and Famine Prevention (Africa) (15 Sep 2011)

Dawn Primarolo: Before I call Amber Rudd to move the motion, I inform the House that after the opening speeches from each side there will be a six-minute time limit on Back-Bench contributions in this debate, as a large number of Members wish to participate.

Written Answers — Health: Anti-Slavery Day (10 Oct 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans his Department has to mark Anti-Slavery day 2011.

Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Topical Questions (11 Oct 2011)

Amber Rudd: According to the Local Government Association, only 31% of local councillors are women, and in my local authority Hastings borough council—sadly Labour-run—that number is 22%. Does the Deputy Prime Minister agree that we as politicians must do all we can locally to ensure that as many women as possible put themselves forward as councillors so that local politicians do not also remain pale...

Written Answers — Health: Midwives: Training (13 Oct 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many student midwives were in receipt of a bursary in academic year 2010-11; what the average bursary paid to a student midwife was in that year; and what the total cost was to his Department of bursaries paid to student midwives.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Unemployment (24 Oct 2011)

Amber Rudd: Does my right hon. Friend agree that one of the ways to reduce unemployment is to make sure that people set up new businesses? Does he agree that the new enterprise allowance, which we in Hastings and Rye welcome, should also be directed at both disadvantaged people and young people, to make sure that the widest possible number of people are able to set up in business?

Written Answers — Treasury: Income Tax: Females (25 Oct 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many and what proportion of those taken out of tax as a result of the increase in the personal allowance were women in 2011-12; and what estimate he has made of the figures for 2012-13.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (25 Oct 2011)

Amber Rudd: There is a dangerous disagreement in Zimbabwe among the fragile unity Government about the process and preparation for elections next year. What aid can we give to the Southern African Development Community in preparing for and supporting fair elections in that country?

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill: Schedule 1 — Civil legal services (31 Oct 2011)

Amber Rudd: On the impact assessment, have the Government assessed how many children who would previously have qualified for clinical negligence aid will no longer qualify when the changes go through?

Devolved Administrations (Armed Forces Covenant Reports): Schedule 17 — Knives and offensive weapons: minor and consequential amendments (2 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: I know that the Secretary of State is aware of my concerns regarding the advice agencies that provide such vital support to the vulnerable, and I know that additional money has been provided for those agencies. May I press him to give us more detail about this so that we can be reassured that those advice agencies, such as my own in Hastings, will be able to continue their good work?

Business of the House (3 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: The Government have allocated a welcome £20 million to support advice agencies following changes to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill. May I press my right hon. Friend for more information on that £20 million so that advice agencies such as mine in Hastings can find out more about when and how it will be allocated?

Written Answers — Home Department: Human Trafficking (7 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many calls were received by (a) the Metropolitan police's trafficking victim helpline and (b) the UK Human Trafficking Centre's victim helpline in October 2011.

Written Answers — Treasury: Growing Places Fund (8 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the letter from his Department of 13 October 2011, reference 2/05396/2011, in response to the letter from the hon. Member for Hastings and Rye of 19 September 2011, reference AR/EOR/00483, on the Growing Places Fund, when he expects to announce further details of the scheme.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Kenya: Human Rights (9 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions his Department has had with the Government of Kenya on (a) preventing the forcible return of those within its territories or at its borders into areas of insecurity and (b) ensuring punishment and prosecution of those of its agents who engage in human rights violations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Pupil Premium (Harlow) (21 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: Schools in my constituency are to receive a welcome £1.5 million from the pupil premium. At a meeting with representatives of the local primary school last Friday, I learnt that some primary schools will be working together to spend that money in the best possible way for their pupils. Does the Minister agree that that is a smart way of trying to get the best out of the pupil premium?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Housing Reform (21 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: I particularly welcome the release of public sector land to boost housing construction, but will the Minister assure me that the build now, pay later scheme will mean that taxpayers have an IOU ensuring that, when the houses are eventually sold, they will get the money back?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Accident and Emergency Provision (22 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: At a recent surprise visit to my local A and E department, at the Conquest hospital, I was delighted to find a very high quality of care. Will the Minister reassure me that any local reconfiguration puts high-quality patient care at the centre of delivery?

Written Answers — Home Department: Human Trafficking: Telephone Services (23 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 7 November 2011, Official Report, column 54W, on human trafficking, what costs were associated with the operation of the Metropolitan Police's trafficking victim helpline in (a) October 2011 and (b) each financial year since it was created.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Common Fisheries Policy (24 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: What recent discussions she has had with her EU counterparts on reform of the common fisheries policy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (28 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: Women’s working lives often have much variation in them, as they sometimes take a few years off to have children. What assessment has my right hon. Friend made of the benefits of universal credit in taking account of such changes, specifically for women?

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Right to Buy Scheme: Greater London (29 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will estimate the number of households in each local authority in London which have a right to buy.

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