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Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill (29 Nov 2022)

Steven Baker: ...Northern Ireland on any particular policy, which is a good reason to come on to the issue raised by the hon. Member for Walthamstow (Stella Creasy), whom I congratulate on her victory in providing abortion in Northern Ireland. Before the Bill completes its passage through the other House, we will have commissioned services in Northern Ireland, but the Bill does not give Ministers of this...

Legal Rights to Access Abortion — [Sir Graham Brady in the Chair] (28 Nov 2022)

Tonia Antoniazzi: Thank you, Sir Charles. I thank the petitioner and the people who signed the petition for their interest in the need to address the Bill of Rights and abortion. In the context of the Bill of Rights, I thank the Minister for his comments. I thank all Members who participated in the debate. We have a long way to go and I believe that we can continue to have the debate and engage with more...

Legal Rights to Access Abortion — [Sir Graham Brady in the Chair] (28 Nov 2022)

Tonia Antoniazzi: Thank you, Sir Charles. I thank the petitioner and the people who signed the petition for their interest in the need to address the Bill of Rights and abortion. In the context of the Bill of Rights, I thank the Minister for his comments. I thank all Members who participated in the debate. We have a long way to go and I believe that we can continue to have the debate and engage with more...

Written Ministerial Statements — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Finances 2022/2023 (24 Nov 2022)

Chris Heaton-Harris: ...we compare to last year’s funding excluding the one-off COVID-19 funding. This will protect spending to address the critical health pressures in Northern Ireland. It also ring-fences funding for abortion services, as ensuring availability of services is a statutory duty on me as Secretary of State. For Education, this Budget provides £2.6bn in funding, which is an additional £286m on...

Social Security Support for Children — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (23 Nov 2022)

Anum Qaisar: ...is in place for parents. This week, I had the pleasure of meeting Lauren from Pregnant Then Screwed, which has revealed some harrowing statistics. Out of 1,630 women it interviewed who had had an abortion in the past five years, 60.5% said that the cost of childcare influenced their decision, and 17.4% said that childcare costs were the main reason for their decision. A separate survey...

Social Security Support for Children — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (23 Nov 2022)

Anum Qaisar: ...is in place for parents. This week, I had the pleasure of meeting Lauren from Pregnant Then Screwed, which has revealed some harrowing statistics. Out of 1,630 women it interviewed who had had an abortion in the past five years, 60.5% said that the cost of childcare influenced their decision, and 17.4% said that childcare costs were the main reason for their decision. A separate survey...

Public Bill Committee: Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill: Clause 1 - Liability of employer for harassment of employee by third parties (23 Nov 2022)

Tulip Siddiq: ...then Prime Minister, the right hon. Member for Maidenhead (Mrs May), and the extent of cross-party support demonstrates how strong the Bill was. The hon. Member for Bath has worked really hard on abortion rights as well as on eating disorders, which are becoming more of an issue in society. They have always been an issue but are highlighted now more than ever because of the effect of...

Public Order Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 80 (22 Nov 2022)

Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede: ...speakers did not acknowledge her points. I turn briefly to the speech by the noble Baroness, Lady Watkins, in which she made the particularly telling point that many of the women going to seek an abortion may have been subject to coercive sex. For that reason, they may be particularly vulnerable to intimidation as they are going to get advice on whether and how to progress with an...

Public Order Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (22 Nov 2022)

...from the Delegated Powers Committee, 1st Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 7th Report from the Constitution Committee Clause 9: Offence of interference with access to or provision of abortion services

Domestic Abuse and Public Life (22 Nov 2022)

Apsana Begum: ...now in this country, it is considered an act of intimate image abuse. He was privy to private information: my medical records, my previous mental ill health, and the fact that I had a secret abortion during the early stages of our relationship, which at the time was unknown to anyone, including my family. This honour-based harassment was about maliciously destroying me in front of elder...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid (22 Nov 2022)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...Sexual Health Programme 5 33 47 Approaches in complex and challenging environments for sustainable sexual and reproductive health and rights (ACCESS) 1 1 Preventing Recourse to Unsafe Abortion - supporting locally led initiatives (SAAF) 1 1 Source: Statistics on International Development 2020

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Abortion: Northern Ireland (16 Nov 2022)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 13 October to Question 59997 on Abortion: Northern Ireland, when he expects the provision of abortion services in Northern Ireland- to start.

COP 27 - Statement (15 Nov 2022)

Baroness Boycott: ...it by 85% to just £32 million a year. The agency reckons that, within the area that we supported, that has resulted in 14.6 million unintended pregnancies, as well as 4.3 million really unsafe abortions. All statistics show that if you empower women, especially in the developing world, it helps towards changing attitudes and behaviours and reducing population. Can the Government give us...

Bhopal Gas Explosion Investigations — [Esther McVey in the Chair] (15 Nov 2022)

John Martin McDonnell: ...local community. As the figures began to be reported, we learned of the initial 10,000 deaths. The other facts that then came through were particularly shocking: half the pregnant women in the area aborting, and the wells and streams that more than 100,000 people depended on for drinking water contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals. As has been said, the figure bandied about recently...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Abortion: Northern Ireland (14 Nov 2022)

Carla Lockhart: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, whether his Department has conducted recent polling into attitudes in Northern Ireland on his plan to commission abortion services.

Northern Ireland Elections (9 Nov 2022)

Stella Creasy: .... He will recall the statement he made on 24 October, in which he accepted responsibility for ensuring that women in Northern Ireland can access their human right to a safe, legal and local abortion. He said it was for the Northern Ireland Executive to fund that service. Women in Northern Ireland have now had three years of various Secretaries of State exchanging letters, rattling and...

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 45 (7 Nov 2022)

Lord Bew: ...be loved by the House but, when it is a Henry VIII power which is pretty unpopular with large sections of opinion in Northern Ireland, the House has no qualms. We have seen it most recently on the abortion issue. What matters is not Henry VIII powers but the purposes to which they are put, and in this case the purposes to which these powers would be put would be essentially dealing not...

Football Clubs in England: Financial Sustainability (7 Nov 2022)

Shabana Mahmood: ...such as Our Beautiful Game. All of that campaigning has provided the background to the breakthrough of the fan-led review’s findings. The Government were pushed into that review after the quickly aborted plan for a breakaway super league, which would have destroyed club football in our country. Those plans threw into sharp relief many of the issues in the game that, before then, were too...


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