I want to write to Baroness Benjamin

Results 41–60 of 1000 for speaker:Baroness Benjamin OR speaker:Baroness Benjamin OR speaker:Baroness Benjamin

Online Harms Consultation - Statement (16 Dec 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, today I was contacted by a very concerned mother, who asked me two questions which I would like to put to the Minister. First, why have the Government decided to seek to protect children only from user-generated pornography when, back in 2015, they committed to stop children’s exposure to harmful sexual content online by requiring age verification to access all sites containing...

United States: Global Priorities and Climate Change - Question (16 Dec 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, America is a major producer of CO2 emissions through the burning of fossil fuels. It also has vast deposits of thorium, a safer, cleaner and plentiful alternative to conventional nuclear fuel. So, did the Prime Minister and President-elect Biden discuss during their call the America’s thorium deposits and how thorium reactors can be deployed? If not, will it be the topic of their...

Gambling Legislation - Question (9 Dec 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, it is well established that loot boxes are a form of gambling disguised within innocent online games played by children. This is a huge concern to parents and child protection organisations, including the Children’s Commissioner, who want loot boxes to be defined by gambling legislation as a form of gambling. What plans do the Government have to regulate loot boxes within any new...

Children: Online Grooming - Question (2 Dec 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to protect children online who have been groomed into filming their own abuse.

Children: Online Grooming - Question (2 Dec 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper and declare an interest as a champion of the Internet Watch Foundation and a vice-president of Barnardo’s.

Children: Online Grooming - Question (2 Dec 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, professionals working in child protection, such as those at Barnardo’s and the NSPCC, have been raising concerns about the impact of the lockdown on children, which has created a perfect storm that has led to an increase in online child abuse. The Internet Watch Foundation has warned of a rise in self-generated illegal images of young children which it has had to take down, up...

Domestic Abuse - Question (11 Nov 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, recent shocking evidence showed a 20% rise in babies being killed or harmed at home during the first lockdown. In normal times, 50% of children in need of support from local authorities come from homes with domestic abuse. The Domestic Abuse Bill promises additional support for victims and children in safe accommodation, but this will not help those who do not or cannot flee their...

Clean Growth Fund - Question (28 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money has been given out from the Clean Growth Fund; and to which projects such money has been given.

Clean Growth Fund - Question (28 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper and I declare an interest as a member of the Peers for the Planet group.

Clean Growth Fund - Question (28 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord for his Answer. We have to invent a way out of the critical climate change emergency that we are in. Thankfully, innovation is playing a major role in finding ways of reversing the unbelievable level of pollution that human activity produces. This is a global problem, though, and it is clear that international co-operation is vital if we are to solve it. Does...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sex and Relationship Education (27 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) primary, and (2) secondary, schools have delayed the introduction of Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education until summer 2021 due to complaints from parents and pressure groups; and what assessment they have made of the impact of complaints made following the publication of the Plan your relationships, sex...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sex and Relationship Education (27 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they have provided to schools to assist with the provision of Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education, in particular with the provision of lessons that include teaching on LGBT relationships.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sex and Relationship Education (27 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they are providing to schools who consulted parents about the provision of Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education but have since experienced complaints from parents and pressure groups which have resulted in delays to the introduction of those subjects to the curriculum.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sex and Relationship Education (27 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support schools which have experienced complaints and pressure from parents about the provision of teaching about LGBT relationships on the curriculum; and what discussions they have had with such schools about ensuring the delivery of Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sex and Relationship Education (27 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what support and assistance they have provided to schools which have received communications threatening legal action from parents and pressure groups that seek to prevent the teaching of any form of relationship and sex education, including on LGBT relationships.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sex and Relationship Education (27 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to reassure schools that they are not at risk of legal action for providing Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education on the curriculum.

National Curriculum - Question (21 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, Black History Month was established 33 years ago, and this year there has been a real desire to find out more about our diverse British history. The year 2020 seems like the beginning of the age of enlightenment, when the shackles were broken and eyes were opened. So how do the Government plan to further that interest? Will they consider broadening exam specification choices to...

Youth Unemployment - Private Notice Question (15 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, thank goodness for that. Black, Asian and culturally diverse people are more likely to be unemployed, and the 16 to 24 year-olds in this group are no exception. They are finding themselves at the very bottom of the pile during this pandemic and are hardest hit, with little hope of finding a job. So what pathways and policies are being put in place beyond the six-month Kickstart...

Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Obligations of Hospitality Undertakings) (England) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (9 Oct 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, the obligation of the hospitality ruling is causing many in the restaurant and hospitality industry a mountain of needless pain. The perception of the unexplained 10 pm curfew is that it is utterly arbitrary. Many voices have now been raised to challenge this in the hope that it will be reconsidered in a more logical and common-sense way. This restriction on already fragile...

Highway Layouts - Question (7 Sep 2020)

Baroness Benjamin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what weight is given to the effect of new or modified highway layouts on adjacent sites of ecological, cultural or scientific significance.


<< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.