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Written Answers — Home Department: Crime (22 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: ...published by the Home Office on 15 July 2010, and as in previous years will include an assessment of the accuracy of sources of information on crime. The UK Statistics Authority published on 24 May its assessment report Overcoming Barriers to Trust in Crime Statistics: England and Wales which contains six recommendations. This included calling for the creation of "a free-standing guide...

Written Answers — Home Department: Members: Correspondence (22 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: holding answer 21 June 2010 I have replied to the letter in question. I refer you to my letter of 17 June 2010.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Control Order Powers Report (21 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: ...provided will always be subject to slight variations based on operational advice. The future of the control order regime The document "The Coalition: A. Programme for Government" released on 20 May 2010 and available to view at: sets out the Government's plan for the next five years. In that statement the Government stated that "We will urgently...

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Government Policy — Debate (17 Jun 2010)

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale: ...and contribute to our economic recovery. I do not say this in a flippant manner. The then leader of the Opposition, Mr Cameron, in Liverpool described this as a great scheme. He was backed up by Mrs Theresa May, then a member of the shadow Cabinet, who said that the Conservative position had been "misrepresented" and: "We have no plans to change existing", Future Jobs Fund "commitments"....

Women and Equalities: Parliamentary Representation (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: With permission, Mr Speaker, I wish to notify the House that, given the cross-cutting nature of the women and equalities agenda, I may be joined on the Front Bench for future questions not only by the Minister for Equalities, but also by the Minister with responsibility for race equality, the Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the hon. Member for Hazel Grove...

Women and Equalities: Parental Leave (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: I have had several discussions with Cabinet colleagues and these will continue. We are committed to encouraging the involvement of both parents from the earliest stages of pregnancy, including the promotion of a system of flexible parental leave. Indeed, as we speak my right hon. Friend the Deputy Prime Minister is making a speech on families and family policy in which he will confirm this...

Women and Equalities: Flexible Working (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: I thank my hon. Friend for her question. Flexible working is positive for businesses because it helps them keep valued members of staff. The evidence is clear that flexible working arrangements benefit women, by helping them to balance their caring responsibilities. The coalition Government are united on extending the right to request flexible working; indeed, we have a commitment to do so in...

Written Answers — Home Department: Identity Cards (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: holding answer 8 June 2010 We are continuing to use biometric residence cards, in accordance with EU law.

Written Answers — Home Department: Identity Cards (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: holding answer 8 June 2010 It is estimated that exchequer savings of approximately £86 million will be realised from cancelling ID cards and the National Identity Register over the next four years. Further savings in the region of £134 million will be realised by halting the introduction of fingerprint biometric passports, although these further savings are currently the subject of...

Written Answers — Home Department: Identity Cards (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: holding answer 8 June 2010 Between 2003 and March 2006, the Home Office spent a total of £41 million developing the policy, legislation and business case for the introduction of identity cards. Responsibility for identity cards was transferred to the Identity and Passport Service (IPS) on its establishment in April 2006. Between then and March 2010, IPS spent a total of £251...

Written Answers — Home Department: Passports: Databases (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: holding answer 9 June 2010 The Identity Documents Bill presented to Parliament on 26 May 2010 confirms the commitment in the Coalition Agreement to scrap ID cards and destroy the National Identity Register. The information contained on the National Identity Register which is additional to that held on the UK passport database includes fingerprints, National Insurance Number, details from...

Written Answers — Home Department: Passports: EU Countries (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: holding answer 14 June 2010 We currently have no plans to provide an alternative to the British passport for travel within the EU.

Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Manpower (17 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: ...Office has protected the front line by finding most of the savings needed from its own budgets and those of its non-departmental public bodies. As I said in my written ministerial statement on 27 May 2010, Official Report, columns 12-16WS, we are confident that the savings which amount to less than 1% of expected spending in 2010-11 can be made while maintaining a front line policing...

Gaza (15 Jun 2010)

Mark Lazarowicz: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate. As she is moving on from the events involving the flotilla, may I take this opportunity to ask what her response is to the experience of one of my constituents, Theresa McDermott, who was on one of the other boats in the flotilla? Although live weapons were, fortunately, not involved, Theresa McDermott experienced what can only be...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Vetting and Barring Scheme (15 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: I am announcing today that the commencement of voluntary registration with the new vetting and barring scheme (VBS) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, which was due to begin on 26 July, will be brought to a halt as of today. The Government have made clear their intention to bring the criminal records and vetting and barring regimes back to common-sense levels. Until this remodelling has...

[Mr Joe Benton in the Chair] — Volcanic Ash (Impact on Aviation) (10 Jun 2010)

Theresa Villiers: ...the importance of paying out in line with their obligations under the denied boarding and cancellation rules. As I sought to set out in my opening remarks, we believe that, whatever debate there may be in the future about those rules, it is important that the airlines pay out under their legal obligations in the rules as currently drafted, and that claims are settled as expeditiously as...

Identity Documents Bill (9 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: If I heard the right hon. Gentleman correctly, he claims that somehow we are going to punish "hundreds of thousands of citizens," but actually, fewer than 15,000 people hold those cards. Perhaps he would like to correct the record.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (9 Jun 2010)

Harriet Harman: May I ask the Prime Minister the question again, because I was asking not about people entering people's houses, but about CCTV? Can I tell him what Theresa was saying to me on Friday? [Hon. Members: "Theresa?"] Not the Home Secretary, but Theresa from the Poets Corner estate in my constituency. That Theresa is the one who knows about living on an estate that needs CCTV. Let me tell the Prime...

[Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — High Speed Rail (9 Jun 2010)

Theresa Villiers: ...for the Government in advancing the project. It will inform our decisions on the selection of the route. I am happy to take on board my hon. Friend's ideas on benefiting the communities that may be subject to the environmental impact of high speed rail lines. Ideas are already under discussion about the possibility of burying power lines, and the new Government's commitment to high speed...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: G6 Meeting (9 Jun 2010)

Theresa May: The informal G6 group of Ministers of the Interior from France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland and the UK held their most recent meeting in Varese, Italy on 28 to 29 May. Italy currently holds the presidency of the G6 group and the meeting was chaired by the Italian Minister for the Interior, Roberto Maroni. The meeting was divided into three working sessions over two days, all of which were...

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