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Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Commission for Equality and Human Rights (12 Dec 2006)

Meg Munn: ...Department, TUC. Member of ACAS Council and the Government's Better Regulation Task Force. Tim Hopkins Head of Equality Network which campaigns for human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland. Teresa Rees CBE Academic at Cardiff University specialising in gender inequality in fields such as education, training and the labour market. Former EOC...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Sex Education (12 Dec 2006)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much funding his Department provided for the running of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender history month in (a) 2005 and (b) 2006; and how much it plans to give towards the February 2007 event.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: The Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (11 Dec 2006)

Alex Maskey: ...being introduced in advance of the introduction of their equivalent in Britain. They also argue that they support rights for all in our society, including those of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities. They talk about the rights of those whose religious beliefs the regulations would offend. Several Members who have already spoken have indicated their personal opposition...

Scottish Parliament: Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 31 — Adoption by certain couples (7 Dec 2006)

Margaret Smith: ...by the Parliament's Education Committee, the British Association for Adoption and Fostering, the Church of Scotland, Engender, children's charities such as Barnardo's, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups, the Equal Opportunities Commission and Unison. Some seek to portray the issue as being about the right of gay people to adopt. That might be the case if gay people had never...

Written Answers — Health: Equality and Diversity (29 Nov 2006)

Rosie Winterton: ...dimension of NHS strategy. A revised LREAP will be integrated into an NHS leadership document that is currently being developed; The Department is working with external lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) stakeholders on the development and implementation of a sexual orientation and gender identity equality strategy. A sexual orientation and gender identity advisory group is...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Russia (27 Nov 2006)

Geoff Hoon: ...our concerns about: restrictions on the activities of civil society, a lack of media freedom, restrictions on certain minority religious groups, judicial independence and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. We continue to engage with Russia on human rights issues, critically as necessary. The report also details when FCO Ministers have raised these and other human rights issues...

Scottish Parliament: Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (23 Nov 2006)

Robin Harper: ...subject to discrimination. That seemed to be the simplest way to get a list of groups that are subject regularly to discrimination. There are six such groups: women; the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community; minority communities on the basis of race; minority communities on the basis of religion; the elderly; and disabled people. I am absolutely convinced of the necessity for...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Hate Crime: Hate Crime (23 Nov 2006)

Susan Deacon: ...act on the recommendation of its Working Group on Hate Crime to introduce a statutory aggravation for crimes motivated by malice or ill-will towards an individual based on their sexual orientation, transgender identity or disability.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Gay Rights (18 Oct 2006)

Ian McCartney: The promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights has not been raised recently at ministerial level with our European partners. However, the EU has been active on these issues in UN fora. The EU raised LGBT rights during the interactive dialogues with the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Special Rapporteurs on Violence Against Women and Contemporary Racism...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Gay Rights (18 Oct 2006)

Ian McCartney: The promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights has not been raised recently at ministerial level with our eastern European partners. However, the EU presented a demarche to the Russian authorities in June 2006 detailing its concerns about events surrounding the proposed gay pride parade in Moscow on 27 May 2006. The EU has also been active on these issues in UN fora....

Written Answers — Solicitor-General: Hate Crimes (16 Oct 2006)

Mike O'Brien: ...and other agencies on casework and operational issues; ensure consistency of aims and approach; advise on victim and witness care issues; and make links with local LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) communities. Annual conferences for the CPS area homophobic crime co-ordinators are held and good practice promulgated. Each area's performance on prosecuting cases of homophobic...

Scottish Parliament: Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (13 Sep 2006)

Patrick Harvie: ...made me smile when I read it. It appears to present the image of a society in which religious communities are excluded from the Executive's policy-making process while lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organisations are free to take what the bishop calls "gay demands" right to the heart of Government. Nothing could be further from the truth. As members are well aware, this week the...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Sexual Orientation (Prejudice and Discrimination) (7 Sep 2006)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...education and local government more generally. To develop further our approach to addressing the causes of prejudice and discrimination in Scotland, we have established a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender hearts and minds agenda group. It will examine social attitudes to LGBT people in Scotland and provide the Executive with specific recommendations on how we can challenge prejudice...

Written Answers — Defence: Departmental Teams (24 Jul 2006)

Andrew Turner: ...the (a) function is and (b) annual cost in each of the last three years was of the departmental (i) Diversity and Work Balance Team, (ii) Ethnic Monitoring Team, (iii) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Team, (iv) Disability Steering Committee Team and (v) Gender Panel; whether he has considered the merits of amalgamating these bodies into one unit; and what plans he has for their future.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Romania (14 Jul 2006)

Geoff Hoon: ...rights reform. Some concerns remain, such as the treatment of Roma, conditions in mental health institutions, discrimination and intolerance experienced by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and the number of children in institutional care. Further details, including Global Opportunities Fund projects to assist Romania in its efforts, can be found in the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Internet Services: Internet Services (4 Jul 2006)

Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body whether the Parliament's internet filter software automatically classifies all websites with metatags relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues as pornography.

Scottish Parliament: Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Offences (14 Jun 2006)

...consistency of approach to the reporting and investigation of these crimes. It is further recommended that, until the law is reconsidered by the Parliament, the charge of sodomy involving male or transgender victims and equivalent offences against women and children should always be prosecuted in the High Court. Some of the more significant findings of the review recognised the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Discrimination: Discrimination (5 Jun 2006)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...of support. The Executive is committed to tackling homophobic prejudice and discrimination and we are establishing a Forum to help us address negative attitudes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland. As an employer, the Executive marked the day by issuing a notice to all staff, highlighting its significance and providing a link to the IDAHO website for further...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Hate Crimes (27 Apr 2006)

Patrick Harvie: ...Executive whether it intends, during this parliamentary session, to introduce a statutory aggravation for offences motivated by malice or ill-will towards an individual based on sexual orientation, transgender identity or disability, as recommended by the working group on hate crime. (S2O-9655)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Finance and Public Services and Communities: LGBT People (Prejudice) (16 Mar 2006)

Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to challenge any prejudice against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland. (S2O-9338)


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