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Amber Rudd: The important point for my hon. Friend is that the system I will now put in place will not require people to go to their lawyers. I hope that it will be sufficiently constructive, sympathetic and helpful that it will not require people who are seeking to regularise their position to have lawyers.
Home Affairs: Windrush children.
Witnesses: Adrian Berry, Chair, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association Lucy Moreton, General Secretary, The ISU Satbir Singh, Chief Executive, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary Glynn Williams, Director General responsible for Border, Immigration and Citizenship
Amber Rudd: I congratulate Torquay Girls’ Grammar School on having those weekly meetings, which I am sure act as an inspiration for young women to take up STEM subjects. I am pleased that since 2010, we have seen an 18% increase in the number of girls taking STEM subjects at A-level.
Amber Rudd: Last year we introduced groundbreaking regulations requiring employers to publish gender pay gap data. Reporting is an important first step, but what matters now is that employers actually take action. While this is not mandatory, we strongly encourage employers to publish a plan alongside their figures.
Amber Rudd: I thank the hon. Gentleman for that question. I will have to look into it and get back to him.
Amber Rudd: I can reassure my hon. Friend on that. I share his view about how much the Windrush citizens have done—and continue to do in so many cases—for this country, and there will be no extra cost.
Amber Rudd: The right hon. Lady raised that with me yesterday, and I said to her then, as I repeat here, that I will look into that and come back to her with an answer to that question as soon as I can.
Rachael Maskell: ...2017 apprising her of her continued work on the immigration policy. The Prime Minister is therefore complicit in all that has taken place. Is not the right hon. Member for Hastings and Rye (Amber Rudd) merely a scapegoat for the Prime Minister?
Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...noble Lord’s question and am very pleased to be able to join him in welcoming Sajid Javid as our new Home Secretary. While I have an opportunity, I also pay tribute to my right honourable friend Amber Rudd.
Victoria Atkins: The former Home Secretary the Rt. Hon. Amber Rudd had regular meetings with Professor John Aston, the Home Office’s Chief Scientific Adviser, as part of the process of policy development and delivery.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the news article entitled Amber Rudd denies seeing leaked Home Office violent crime report, published by the Guardian on Monday 9 April 2018, whether her private office viewed the leaked report mentioned in that article before publishing the Serious Violence Strategy.
Amber Rudd: Will the Minister give way?
Victoria Atkins: The former Home Secretary the Rt. Hon Amber Rudd last meeting with a Scottish Minister was in Glasgow on 27 July 2017. The Home Secretary has yet to meet with with Scottish Ministers but looks forward to doing so in due course and in line with departmental business.
Lord Reid of Cardowan: My Lords, what steps is the Home Office taking to address the very serious accusations of inadequacies made by the former Home Secretary, Ms Amber Rudd?
Amber Rudd: My hon. Friend is absolutely right. We know that children in workless families are disadvantaged in their development, as well as in their future prospects, which is why we will continue to develop policies that support and encourage employment, strengthening parents’ incentives to move into and progress in work.
Amber Rudd: The regulations were laid before the House on 5 November, following consultation with the Social Security Advisory Committee. We are working with a wide range of stakeholders on processes to ensure that vulnerable claimants are moved smoothly on to universal credit.
Amber Rudd: I thank my hon. Friend for his comments, and he is absolutely right: I am well aware of the need to ensure that people have access to those cash benefits as soon as possible. We have already made some adjustments to that, and I will do all I can to ensure that we do better.
Theresa May: The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Rt Hon. Member for Hastings and Rye (Amber Rudd) and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the Rt Hon. Member for West Suffolk (Matt Hancock), are responsible for a wide range of issues affecting older people
Amber Rudd: I thank my hon. Friend for giving me the opportunity to clarify that. It is such an important point that by 2020 the total system will cost approximately £62 billion, which is £2 billion more than the £60 billion that would have been anticipated under the previous benefits, so we are investing in our benefits.
Amber Rudd: I hope that the hon. Lady has seen an improvement since the roll-out started in Crewe and Nantwich—