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Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition: Refuges (2 Mar 2021)

Apsana Begum: ...ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to ensure that providers of women-only domestic and sexual violence support services abide by the Equality Act 2010 by supporting transgender women.

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill: Clause 1 - Payment of maternity allowance: Ministerial office (1 Mar 2021)

Christine Jardine: ...). However, I am profoundly disappointed that we have to discuss this amendment to the language in the Bill today against a background of an increasingly bitter and divisive debate about LGBT and transgender rights. I thank the Minister for her reassurance at the beginning of the debate that there is no undermining of LGBT rights and that these issues will be addressed in the future. I am...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Females (1 Mar 2021)

Lucy Frazer: ...as female (transwomen), whose principal offence for which they were serving an immediate custodial sentence was a sexual offence, across all establishments in England and Wales. Details of transgender individuals were provided by men’s and women’s public and private prisons in England and Wales in March-April 2019 following an exercise to gather information from transgender individuals...

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill - Committee (and remaining stages): Amendment 1 (25 Feb 2021)

Lord Lilley: ...it matter? I was taught as a child “Sticks and stones may hurt your bones but words will never hurt you”, but this is not about insults. It is not even primarily about the rights of women and transgender people; it is about the control of language. Totalitarians of all stripes know that controlling language is a crucial step in gaining control of society. If you determine the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime (25 Feb 2021)

Victoria Atkins: ...; religion or perceived religion; sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation; disability or perceived disability and any crime motivated by hostility or prejudice against a person who is transgender or perceived to be transgender.” Part of the purpose of this definition is to encourage victims of hate crime to come forward to report, reflecting the recommendations from the...

Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill - Committee: Amendment 4 (24 Feb 2021)

Lord Lucas: ...is always a queue at the ladies and none at the gents. We have not had equal provision in relation to demand. We now need to recognise that there are people—particularly those who are committed transgender—who are not easily able to take advantage of toilets that are just for men or just for women. Having toilets that are universally unisex, such as those in the Old Vic and the...

Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (22 Feb 2021)

Lord Young of Norwood Green: ...Office for National Statistics to cave in to the demands to remove sex from the forthcoming census, and allow gender identification instead, will actually work against ensuring that services for transgender people will be provided. I end my contribution by thanking the House for having this debate in a rational logical way, where Members did not worry about which party they would normally,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Finance: Gender Identity (22 Feb 2021)

Emma Sheerin: T5. Ms Sheerin asked the Minister of Finance whether he agrees with the transgender community here in its call for a change in the law to allow people to declare their own gender identity rather than enduring a medical process to receive a medical declaration, which is the current process. (AQT 1025/17-22)

Written Answers — Home Office: Sexual Offences (22 Feb 2021)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: As set out in my response, information on sexual abuse committed by transgender women is not held centrally. Information on trends in sexual offences recorded by the police is routinely published by the Office for National Statistics. The most recent publication, is available here; https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeand...

Armed Forces Bill (8 Feb 2021)

Stephen Doughty: ...them with the dignity and respect they deserve for the service they have given us. Lastly, I refer to clause 18 of the Bill, regarding historical injustices against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service personnel of the past—people who, simply because of their sexual orientation, were prosecuted and punished. I praise Lord Cashman, Lord Lexden and all those involved, but...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (5th Day): Amendment 146 (8 Feb 2021)

Lord Paddick: ...hate crime beyond what currently exists. The CPS describe a hate crime as when someone is hostile to another person because of their disability, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity. Section 28 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, as amended, which deals with hate crime offences, talks about the offender demonstrating hostility or being motivated by...

Written Answers — Home Office: Sexual Offences (3 Feb 2021)

Lord Lucas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the change in rates of sexual abuse by women reported to police, and (2) the impact of reports of sexual abuse committed by transgender women in contributing to any such change; and what plans they have, if any, to undertake further research into these issues.

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 89 (1 Feb 2021)

Baroness Butler-Sloss: ...on women and girls, but we ought to remember that 20% of those who suffer domestic abuse are men. Forced marriage does not only affect girls; it affects young men, some of whom may be gay or transgender, and we should not forget that men have need for refuges and for specialist services.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Mental Health Services (27 Jan 2021)

Vicky Ford: ...offers information on how to ensure that vulnerable children, including those who have special educational needs and disabilities, are looked after children or identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, who have a higher prevalence to mental illness, can access counselling provision. Further guidance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/counselling-in-sc...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People (25 Jan 2021)

Chris Philp: ...that may be raised. We provide extensive training to our caseworkers to ensure they can sensitively explore an individual’s sexual and/or gender identity and in considering how sexuality or a transgender identity can give rise to persecutory harm. As part of our improvements to customer service, asylum interviews have been conducted via video conference (VC) from regional interview...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Hate Crime (2): Hate Crime (2) (22 Jan 2021)

Sadiq Khan: ...incident does not amount to criminal behavior and are recorded using the specific Home Office Codes. It is important to note that there is currently no code for non-crime hate incidents linked to transgender identity. This data was retrieved from the CRIS MIS database on 12/01/2021.

Scottish Parliament: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (19 Jan 2021)

Ruth Maguire: ..., refugees and asylum seekers. We spoke to minority ethnic young people; children and young people with additional support needs; care-experienced children and young people; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex young people; and those with experience of the youth justice system. Through those varied activities, we came to a real understanding of what they hoped that the bill...

International Trade: Human Rights Clauses: Trade Agreements (14 Jan 2021)

Kate Osborne: ...it was appropriate to roll over a trade agreement with Egypt, a country that routinely detains and executes political opponents and religious minorities, persecutes its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and suppresses democratic freedoms, and why no effort was made to strengthen the human rights provisions in that agreement?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (14 Jan 2021)

Jo Churchill: ...four screening programmes and how to access additional support and advice and can be found at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-population-sc reening-information-for-transgender-people It is important therefore that individuals ensure that their general practitioner records are up to date, in order to ensure they are offered appropriate screening.

Domestic Abuse Bill - Second Reading (5 Jan 2021)

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top: ...housing across the north-east of England for those who are unable to access refuges. They may be women with older children, people with substance misuse problems or offending histories, men or transgender people. Ironically, the problem is not one of finding them individual accommodation in the north-east—it is in getting money for support and the capacity to provide that support. I can...


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