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Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Equal Opportunities: Candidates (6 Sep 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: ...-represented groups, including an increase in the number of women MPs and those from an ethnic minority background to 22% and 4% respectively. Numbers of disabled MPs and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender MPs are unknown, but we believe there is under-representation of these groups in Parliament. There is still more to do. That is why the Government are considering the recommendations...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Sexuality (13 Sep 2010)

Meg Hillier: ...Under-Secretary of State in the Government Equalities Office have had with international counterparts to discuss international standards for the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

18. Relief from Tax (Incidental and Consequential Charges): New Clause 1 — Identity documents for transgendered persons (15 Sep 2010)

Julie Hilling: ...individuals to hold cards in both genders, only one card was valid for overseas travel. Another trans person-I shall call her T-has contacted me to tell me about her experiences. After feeling transgendered from a young age, T has just started to take active steps to make herself physically more feminine. Of course, it takes time for the physical aspects of gender to change, so T is not...

18. Relief from Tax (Incidental and Consequential Charges): Clause 10 — Verification of information (15 Sep 2010)

Meg Hillier: ...does not take place in the future, and I hope that Ministers acknowledge that they have a responsibility to do their jobs thoroughly and properly. We look forward to hearing more about the transgender issue raised by my hon. Friend the Member for Bolton West (Julie Hilling). We tried to put in place something that would make the best of a bad job in this regard, but the Government removed...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister: Sexual Orientation Strategy (27 Sep 2010)

Robin Newton: .... In addition, considerable work has been done across government and public bodies to develop and keep under review cross-departmental action plans to tackle identified inequalities that LGB and transgender people face and to tackle issues that affect the community such as homophobic crime, and through their work to encourage and promote such work across government. Many Departments now...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Equality and Good Relations (28 Sep 2010)

Daithí McKay: I thank the Member for his intervention, but different parties have different interpretations of “good relations”. For example, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community could apply to their local council for funding for a gay pride parade or a public event, and local councillors could employ the argument that funding or holding such an event in their...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Public Sector Recruitment (11 Oct 2010)

Martina Anderson: ..., no matter where it arises or against whom it is directed, whether Protestants, Catholics, men, women or, perhaps more challengingly for the DUP, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, new nationals or ethnic minorities. The Housing Executive has launched an affirmative action programme that aims to increase the number of Protestant applicants. To that...

Written Answers — Home Department: Crimes of Violence (21 Oct 2010)

Nick Herbert: ...describe how implementation is being achieved. The coalition programme for Government included a specific commitment to "promote better recording of hate crimes against disabled, homosexual and transgender people, which are frequently not centrally recorded". In support of this commitment, and Article 16 of the UNCRPD, Home Office Ministers recently supported a proposal to extend the...

Written Answers — Justice: Sentencing: Transgender (26 Oct 2010)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will issue guidance to (a) magistrates and (b) judges on the issuing of custodial sentences to (i) transgender people and (ii) people with disabilities.

Written Answers — Justice: Sentencing: Transgender (27 Oct 2010)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what information his Department holds on the number of transgender people who are serving custodial sentences.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT History Month (8 Nov 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: The Government Equalities Office spent a total £3,768 on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month. These costs relate to the venue only.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Uganda (9 Nov 2010)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...raised this issue with the Ugandan Minister of Internal Affairs on 12 October. We are also in close touch with Ugandan civil society organisations campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, to which we have offered our support. They have petitioned the Ugandan High Court for an injunction against the publication of the Rolling Stone newspaper on the grounds of invasion...

Public Bill Committee: Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Bill: Clause 1 (9 Nov 2010)

David Hanson: ...saving gateway and the maternity grant, both of which we will consider later. There is a real need for an  impact assessment on those issues. Under “Different age groups” and “Transsexual or transgender” the answer, again, is “None identified”. Under “Different political opinion”—we can accept that there is a bit of a difference there, and an impact—the assessment...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Government Equalities Office: Expenditure (25 Nov 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: ...National Commission. We estimate each event will cost about £320.00, with the involvement of two members of staff for each event. On 6 December we are holding a summit to seek the views from the transgender community on the content of the first Government Strategy for Transgender Equality. We estimate the event will cost a maximum £1,000 and two members of staff will be involved.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: UN Resolutions: Capital Punishment (6 Dec 2010)

Jeremy Browne: ...will support the text as a whole in the plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly on that basis. The Government continue to oppose violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in all circumstances. We will continue to work bilaterally and through international organisations, including the UN, to promote and protect the rights of LGBT people.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Discrimination (8 Dec 2010)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...will support the text as a whole in the plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly on that basis. The Government continue to oppose violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in all circumstances. We will continue to work bilaterally and through international organisations, including the UN, to promote and protect the rights of LGBT people.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Mental Health: Mental Health (8 Dec 2010)

Shona Robison: ...to formally respond to the Glasgow Anti-stigma Partnership report, There’s More to Me . However, we welcome the findings of this report. We are currently supporting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Centre for Health and Wellbeing, in partnership with NHS Lothian, to conduct a project which will contribute to the understanding of LGBT communities and their mental health...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Mental Health: Mental Health (8 Dec 2010)

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive how it ensures that mental health services are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) friendly.

Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: Sexuality (9 Dec 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce the incidence of discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in developing countries.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Equality: Gay Rights (14 Dec 2010)

Baroness Verma: In June 2010, the Prime Minister reinforced the Government's commitment to gay rights by launching an ambitious new work programme Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality. The Government are already making good progress towards implementing the commitments that it contains. For example, we have announced that the rights and freedoms Bill, which will be introduced in early...


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