All 3 results for keir starmer speaker:Baroness Tonge

Female Genital Mutilation — Question (12 Feb 2014)

Baroness Tonge: My Lords, I thank the Minister for that reply and I commend the Government on their efforts over the past year. I also particularly commend the work of Keir Starmer, the previous Director of Public Prosecutions. Does the Minister realise that it is now more than 10 years since the all-party parliamentary group that I chair produced a report on female genital mutilation, but that during that...

Children and Families Bill — Report (4th Day) (28 Jan 2014)

Baroness Tonge: ...was one on female genital mutilation, which is more and more common in this country and more and more difficult to spot. There is a lot of work going on, and I pay tribute to the previous DPP, Keir Starmer, who did an enormous amount of work to find ways of spotting girls at risk of FGM before it occurs. Last year, we did a report called, A Childhood Lost, about childhood marriage, which...

Female Genital Mutilation — Question for Short Debate (4 Dec 2013)

Baroness Tonge: ...has campaigned on this issue and constantly drawn attention to this dreadful abuse. Some 18 months ago, my all-party group suggested that we had a meeting with the Director of Public Prosecutions—Keir Starmer, at the time—to discuss why no prosecutions were taking place. He organised a round-table meeting; Jane Ellison, the chair of the all-party group on FGM, came to it, as did many...

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