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Schools: National Funding Formula: General Election Campaign: Abuse and Intimidation (14 Sep 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...into criminal acts, action must be taken. The Public Order Act 1986 includes a number of offences that tackle such behaviour, including offences of fear, provocation of violence, intentional harassment, alarm or distress. I know that there have been some shocking instances of abuse directed towards MPs, and equally shocking examples of hate crime. We wholly condemn any personal attacks or...

Carbon Monoxide (Detection and Safety) (13 Sep 2017)

Eddie Hughes: ...there was no statutory requirement on private landlords to install either smoke detector alarms or carbon monoxide detector alarms in their properties. The Government have addressed that, following consultation, via the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015, which came into force on 1 October 2015. These regulations require that smoke alarms be installed on every...

UK and EU Relations - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (12 Sep 2017)

Lord Hamilton of Epsom: ...a rolling programme of negotiations, which should just continue, and that the EU turned this down by saying that we had to wait for the next scheduled meeting? If that is the case, it is quite clear that—as per the alarm bells sent ringing by my noble friend Lord Blencathra—it does not want an agreement but wants to push it right to the end of the period. If you have...

Written Answers — Home Office: Motorcycles: Road Traffic Offences (12 Sep 2017)

Nick Hurd: ...local problems and demands. The police already have the power under section 59 of the Police Reform Act 2002 to seize vehicles used in a careless and inconsiderate manner or in a manner causing alarm, distress or annoyance to members of the public. This power is available in respect of scrambler bikes. Decisions on how to enforce road traffic offences, including on when to initiate a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Motor Vehicles: Crime (12 Sep 2017)

Nick Hurd: The police have the power under section 59 of the Police Reform Act 2002 to seize any vehicle, including an off-road vehicle, used in a careless and inconsiderate manner or in a manner causing alarm, distress or annoyance to members of the public. The Home Office does not collect or hold information on the number of seized vehicles. The rules and guidance to the police on the recording of all...

Business of the House (7 Sep 2017)

Philip Hollobone: ...foot of the Ise Lodge residential estate in Kettering. Rubbish and human faeces were left in the undergrowth; the local convenience store had to employ a security guard; and widespread harassment, alarm and distress were caused to the local settled community. The police refused to use the section 61 powers open to them to request the Travellers to move on. May we have an urgent statement...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (6 Sep 2017)

Ian Blackford: ...U-turn on proposals to force companies to disclose how many foreign workers they employed. During the summer, 100 EU nationals resident in the UK received deportation notices in error, which caused alarm to them and many others. We need to cherish those who are here, not chase them away. She must stop dancing to the tune of her right-wing Back Benchers and apologise for the disgraceful...

Venezuela: Political Situation — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (5 Sep 2017)

Graham Jones: ...’s busiest transit hubs for the movement of cocaine”, with FARC Colombian guerrilla rebels able to operate “with…impunity.” The drug is coming from Venezuelan airports, not from inside Colombia. The flights by and large go to Honduras; it is going to the Caribbean and on to the United Kingdom. In 2014, Reuters reported that the “Venezuela drug trade...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Photographs: Crime (26 Jul 2017)

David Lidington: ...offers protection to anyone subject to intrusive and harassing behaviour from those that seek to take images of them. Depending on the facts of the case, images taken with the intention of causing alarm or distress to the victim may amount to harassment. The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 already makes it an offence for someone to pursue a course of conduct which amounts to harassment...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Harassment (26 Jul 2017)

David Lidington: ...or ought to know, amounts to harassment of the other. Harassment is generally understood to involve improper, oppressive and unreasonable conduct that is targeted at an individual and calculated to alarm them or cause them distress. Depending on the circumstances, repeatedly sending letters or unwanted 'gifts' or other objects to someone or arranging for others to deliver unwanted items to...

Health: Congenital Heart Disease - Question for Short Debate (20 Jul 2017)

Baroness Boothroyd: ...allowed to escalate in the way it has. I know that the Minister has strong feelings and will disagree with me, but I am delighted to be able to put my views in print, and I hope she will relay our dismay and alarm to her colleagues in senior government positions. If it ends in legal action, which has been talked about, the High Court will want to know a lot more about the way NHS England...

Summer Adjournment (20 Jul 2017)

Tom Pursglove: ...referred to Kettering general hospital for further treatment. That shows how many people are dealt with in Corby that would otherwise have to go across to Kettering. It is hardly surprising, therefore, that such great alarm was caused by this press release issued by the clinical commissioning group. Issued on 13 July, it said: “As has been reported previously, the contract between...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Carbon Dioxide: Alarms (20 Jul 2017)

Alok Sharma: ...alarms in England and so there are no plans to make the use of professional equipment mandatory for the testing of them. On carbon monoxide alarms, building regulations in England require that an alarm be provided when a solid fuel appliance is installed, and sets standards for the quality of that alarm. The Building Regulations set requirements when building work is carried out and do not...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Harassment (20 Jul 2017)

Dominic Raab: ...or ought to know, amounts to harassment of the other. Harassment is generally understood to involve improper, oppressive and unreasonable conduct that is targeted at an individual and calculated to alarm them or cause them distress. Depending on the circumstances, repeatedly sending letters or unwanted 'gifts' or other objects to someone or arranging for others to deliver unwanted items to...

Points of Order: Drugs Policy (18 Jul 2017)

Louise Haigh: ...public health grant”. Those warnings and recommendations were completely and utterly ignored in this week’s drugs strategy, which offers no new investment and few new ideas. It is a grim feature of this Government that the experts are ignored when they raise the alarm. Where do we stand on the Government’s current drugs strategy? Is it evidence-based, bringing in the...

Electricity Market (EAC Report) - Motion to Take Note (17 Jul 2017)

Lord Darling of Roulanish: My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Forsyth: I agree with just about everything he said. I look forward to him chairing the Economic Affairs Committee and embarking on his new career as a bipartisan politician. I also pay tribute to my noble friend Lord Hollick, who chaired the committee for some time, long before I was appointed to it. This is the latest in a succession...

Korean Peninsula - Question for Short Debate (13 Jul 2017)

Lord Myners: ...invasion, brutal occupation by other countries, pillage, famine and disease on an unimaginable scale. In that context, it is not surprising that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea feels alarm, distrust of other countries and acute fear of the dangers that surround it. I see no advantage at all to the regime of North Korea in promoting such fear and in favouring guns over...

Bill Presented: Passchendaele (13 Jul 2017)

Madeleine Moon: ...during warfare. One of the things that happened as a result of the first world war was that we recognised that we needed to take responsibility for how we dealt with war, because in the second battle of Ypres the Germans used poison gas for the first time, and created alarm among the stricken British and French colonial defenders. Chlorine gas was a new experiment, and its success...

Humanitarian Situation in Mosul: Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry (12 Jul 2017)

Kate Green: ...would be helpful. Similarly, do Ministers have a view on whether planning legislation could accommodate the possibility that additional external fire escapes may now be needed on some buildings? Will advice be given on alarm systems and on the level of safety checks that landlords should carry out? Will there be new advice on whether people should stay put in their flat or flee in the...

Mental Health Act 1983 (11 Jul 2017)

Paul Beresford: ...;s psychiatric unit to seek urgent hospital psychiatric assistance. After some considerable time, the appropriate psychiatric individual arrived with an ambulance and crew. This immediately inspired further alarm, rejection and, ultimately, a huge struggle. In due course, a sad young lady was transported to the hospital as the designated place of safety, and we had prevented the suicide....


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