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Written Answers — Home Department: Identity Cards (20 Jun 2005)

Tony McNulty: stakeholders representing people with disabilities and disadvantaged groups (for example organisations representing blind people, deaf people, the elderly and physically and mentally disabled, transgender groups, Gypsies or the homeless). Consultations with groups representing more vulnerable groups in society will continue to ensure that their requirements are fed into the design of...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Homophobic Bullying (23 Jun 2005)

Margaret Smith: ...partner organisations. Is the minister happy to support that initiative? What training is the Executive undertaking with public sector workers on homophobic bullying and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in general?

Scottish Parliament: Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill (30 Jun 2005)

Brian Monteith: ...smoking. So much for the inclusive society that so many MSPs constantly talk about. Someone can be Catholic, Muslim, Protestant, atheist or heathen; they can be straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender; and they can be of any colour, and there shall be no bigotry, discrimination or exclusion. That is how it should be, and I support that view. I sign up to it. Each to their own...

Equality Bill [HL] (13 Jul 2005)

Baroness Greengross: Amendments Nos. 171A, 173B, 212V and 213A. These amendments extend protection from discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services on the grounds of age, marital status and transgender status. They are probing amendments to ask the Government to commit themselves to getting rid of the hierarchy of protection that exists. I know that there will have to be some...

Orders of the Day — Employment Tribunals (Representation and Assistance in Discrimination Proceedings) Bill (14 Oct 2005)

Marsha Singh: ...on a similar basis to legal representation. Equalities work is set to become yet more complex. It is an expanding area, with new strands being incorporated—for example, age discrimination and transgender issues. Legislative provisions for age discrimination are due in 2006. Legislation passed in 2003 addressed religion and sexual orientation, and transgender discrimination regulations...

Scottish Parliament: Equality Bill (26 Oct 2005)

Cathy Peattie: ...; that the Equality Bill should deal more clearly with the pay gap, which continues to be an issue and does not seem to be going away; and that the gender equality duty should be extended to cover transgender issues. As for transitional arrangements, the CEHR shadow body should be up and running as soon as possible. The Scottish elements of that body should be established from the start...

Orders of the Day — Equality Bill [Lords] — Order for Second Reading read. (21 Nov 2005)

Sandra Gidley: ...through the other place. They accepted an amendment to outlaw discrimination in goods, facilities and services on the grounds of sexual orientation, and that is very welcome. However, the issue of transgender people has been raised today, and it seems inappropriate to kick that into the long grass. It would be more useful to address that during the passage of the Bill. The Lords also...

Identity Cards Bill (23 Nov 2005)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...piece of standard identity information. Knowing someone's gender immediately means that any search to find an individual's record is reduced by 50 per cent. We completely understand the concerns of transgender people, and our officials have had representations from and discussions with Press for Change, a representative group for transgender people. We accept that it would be much easier...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Equal Opportunities: Equal Opportunities (28 Nov 2005)

Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to broaden awareness of the housing and support needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and whether it will adopt a recommendation contained in the report by Organisational Development and Support (ODS) and Stonewall Scotland calling on Communities Scotland and other partners to publish guidance for LGBT people on...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Equal Opportunities: Equal Opportunities (28 Nov 2005)

Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive how it monitors support services provided by the public sector for people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill [Lords]: Schedule 1 - The Commission: Constitution, &c. (29 Nov 2005)

Eleanor Laing: Commissioner who represents an ethnic minority, (f)at least one Commissioner who at the time of appointment is aged over 65 years, and (g)at least one Commissioner who is either gay, lesbian or transgender.’.

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill [Lords]: Clause 10 - Groups (29 Nov 2005)

Vera Baird: I beg to move amendment No. 50, in clause 10, page 5, line 35, at end insert ‘or a demonstrable commitment to maintaining a transgender identity for a significant period of time,’. This probing amendment is an attempt to interest my hon. Friend the Minister in the prospect of developing a broader definition of a transgendered person. Clause 10, which deals with groups, refers in...

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill [Lords]: Clause 33 - Equality and human rights enactments (1 Dec 2005)

Janet Anderson: ...commenced or completed reassignment of gender (within the meaning given in section 82 (1) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c.65)).’. No. 84, in clause 80, page 45, line 40, at end insert ‘or transgender status’. No. 71, in clause 82, page 50, line 2, at end insert ‘and those intending to undergo, undergoing or who have undergone gender reassignment.’. No. 72, in clause 82,...

Written Answers — Home Department: Equality and Diversity (5 Dec 2005)

Charles Clarke: 1999) which supports black and ethnic minority staff; HODS (set up in 2002) which supports disabled staff; and, SPECTRUM (set up in 2003) which supports lesbian, gay bisexual and transsexual and transgender staff. Details of the networks' expenditure since their formation is shown as follows: Staff support networks expenditure -- £000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04...

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill [Lords]: New clause 17 - DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF (8 Dec 2005)

Evan Harris: I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time. I do not seek to explore the need to protect transgender people from discrimination in the provision of goods and services, because most of what needs to be said about it was said in previous debates. However, one point not raised previously concerns the Gender Recognition Act 2004. During the passage through the House of that...

Written Answers — Minister for Women: Goods and Services (Transgender People) (9 Jan 2006)

Sandra Gidley: To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what steps she is taking to meet the Government's obligations under council directive 2004/113/EC to enact goods and services protection for transgender people by the deadline of 21 December 2007.

Orders of the Day — Equality Bill [Lords]: New Clause 9 — Discrimination on grounds of gender reassignment (16 Jan 2006)

Lynne Jones: ...(Dr. Turner). That was a very welcome move on the part of the Government and it is unfortunate that the Government have so far chosen to ignore the requests for a similar provision in the case of transgender people; for example, 88 hon. Members signed early-day motion 1083 in my name on the Equality Bill and the supply of goods and services to transsexual people. There are three reasons...

Orders of the Day — Equality Bill [Lords]: Clause 10 — Groups (16 Jan 2006)

Eleanor Laing: ...Commissioner who represents an ethnic minority, (f) at least one Commissioner who at the time of appointment is aged over 65 years, and (g) at least one Commissioner who is either gay, lesbian or transgender.'." To that extent, I agree with the hon. Member for Leicester, East. In Committee, my concern, which I still harbour, was that we should be prescriptive on Report, because law is...

Orders of the Day — Equality Bill [Lords]: Clause 77 — Employment equality regulations (16 Jan 2006)

Alan Johnson: exercise the power by October, at the same time as on religion and belief. Going forward, we are committed to tackling similar discrimination in other areas, including on the grounds of age and transgender. Those issues will be tackled as part of the discrimination law review, which will lead to a single equality Bill in the life of this Parliament and will simplify 30 years of equality...

Identity Cards Bill (23 Jan 2006)

Baroness Scotland of Asthal: possible to have a card in each name. However, there are a few exceptions: a person under a witness protection scheme who needs to be provided with a second identity, or a very small number of transgender individuals who are in the transition stage of living in their birth and acquired identities. It is planned, subject to certain checks, to provide such individuals with an opportunity...

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