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Written Answers — House of Lords: Asylum Seekers: Sexual Orientation (16 Dec 2010)

Lord Avebury: ...and what steps they are taking to improve the accuracy of UK Border Agency operational guidance notes and country of origin information with regard to the persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Uganda: Homosexuality (20 Dec 2010)

Henry Bellingham: ...high commission in Kampala have taken every appropriate opportunity to engage the Ugandan Government, including the Prime Minister and other Ministers, on this issue and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in Uganda more generally. We also supported a formal démarche by EU member states to the Ugandan Foreign Minister, and are continuing to raise our concerns with the Ugandan...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Civil Partnerships (21 Dec 2010)

Lord Howell of Guildford: In July the Government published Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Equality, a programme of work including a commitment to update the list of overseas same-sex partnerships automatically recognised by the UK as equivalent to UK civil partnerships and to work bilaterally with other European countries to overcome the legislative or policy barriers which prevent UK civil...

General Matters (21 Dec 2010)

Stephen Gilbert: ...equal or they are not. There is no doubt that the Government need to do more work across all the subjects I mentioned. However, I would like to focus some thoughts on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. As many hon. Members will know-indeed, it is something I put on the record during my maiden speech-I am proud to be an openly gay Member of Parliament. I firmly believe that hon....

Scottish Parliament: Protection of Workers (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (22 Dec 2010)

Hugh Henry: ...prejudice be considered as an aggravated offence; and in 2009 this Parliament provided statutory aggravations for crimes motivated by malice towards an individual based on their sexual orientation, transgender identity or disability. Let us sum up. I am told that we do not need the bill. A police officer has added protection, but not a train driver. A fireman has added protection, but not...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Action Plan on Transgender Equality (13 Jan 2011)

Penny Mordaunt: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what recent progress has been made on the development of the Action Plan on Transgender Equality; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Gender Recognition (17 Jan 2011)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice when he expects to issue guidance to prisons on the location and treatment of transgender prisoners.

Written Answers — Home Department: Detainees: Sexuality (24 Jan 2011)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consideration she has given to the participation of (a) women and (b) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in the detained fast-track procedure.

Written Answers — Justice: Judicial Diversity Taskforce (26 Jan 2011)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community on judicial diversity.

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Training (27 Jan 2011)

Paul Burstow: ...of £36,000 with the aim of providing targeted leadership support to lesbian, gay and bisexual staff within the NHS. The programme will contribute towards the Government Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Action Plan to be launched in February 2011.

Women and Equalities: Civil Partnership Ceremonies (27 Jan 2011)

Theresa May: In June 2010, the Government published "Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality", which made a commitment to talk to interested groups about what the next step should be for civil partnerships, including on this issue. The Government have held a number of meetings on the topic with various groups, including those representing faith groups, lesbian, gay and bisexual people...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sexuality (1 Feb 2011)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to his counterparts in countries where persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is enshrined in law.

Scottish Parliament: Forced Marriage etc (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (2 Feb 2011)

Alex Neil: ...available about cases of forced marriage. That commitment is reflected in the bill’s equality impact assessment. We know that we need to find out more, especially about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, male victims and those with physical and learning disabilities who are affected by forced marriage. We hear what stakeholders and the committee said during the evidence...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Uganda: Homosexuality (4 Feb 2011)

Henry Bellingham: I have discussed and corresponded with numerous Members and peers on the status of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Uganda. In addition, our high commission in Kampala remains in close touch with civil society groups that are campaigning for LGBT rights in Uganda, to whom they have offered their support.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Commonwealth: Sexuality (9 Feb 2011)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has had discussions with his Commonwealth counterparts on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iran: Sexuality (9 Feb 2011)

Simon Kirby: ...the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) whether his Department has made any recent representations to the Iranian government on its approach to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; (2) what representations he has received on the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Iran; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: South Africa: Rape (14 Feb 2011)

Henry Bellingham: The UK opposes discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in all circumstances. We believe that human rights are universal and should apply equally to all people, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Government of South Africa place a high priority on the fight against all crime, especially that involving sex and violence. However the South...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Developing Countries: Sexuality (28 Feb 2011)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what funding his Department has allocated to its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender programme in 2010-11; and how many people work on policy areas associated with the programme.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Southern Africa: Human Rights (28 Feb 2011)

Henry Bellingham: ...committed to working to address them wherever they arise including in southern Africa. In the last year we have raised a wide range of human rights issues; for example lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Malawi and the situation of the San (Bushmen) in Botswana. Zimbabwe continues to be of concern regarding human rights and we work closely with human rights...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Uganda (1 Mar 2011)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...on respect for the rights of sexual minorities on several occasions. Our high commission in Kampala is in close touch with civil society groups that are campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in Uganda, to whom they have offered their support. In his statement on the tragic murder of David Kato released last week, my honourable friend Henry Bellingham urged the...


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