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Terror Attacks (22 Jun 2017)

Amber Rudd: ...such as Durham have the resources they need to keep people safe. They are all making good progress in changing their arrangements so that they can save money and put more police officers on the frontline. If the hon. Gentleman has any particular concerns, I recommend he sees the police Minister, my hon. Friend the Member for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner (Mr Hurd), who I am sure will want...

Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (21 Jun 2017)

Catherine McKinnell: ...that. There was no clearer message delivered during the election campaign than the growing alarm people are feeling about the Conservatives’ mismanagement and underfunding of our NHS and social care services. Anyone working on the frontline of our health service knows that it is at breaking point. Patients know it because waiting times are up—for surgery, treatment at A&E,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Darlington Memorial Hospital (27 Apr 2017)

Philip Dunne: The design and delivery of frontline health services is a matter for the National Health Service to determine locally – clinically led by frontline NHS organisations and clinicians who are closest to the needs of communities and therefore best placed to make decisions in the interests of their patients. The principles for service change are enshrined in the four reconfiguration tests...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Diplomatic Service (26 Apr 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many UK-based consular staff at Executive Officer grade are currently serving overseas in frontline consular work.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Diplomatic Service: Training (26 Apr 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: ...sexual assault. Our training is aligned with our Consular Strategy 2016-2020 and is constantly updated in line with ongoing customer feedback, formal evaluations and policy or legal developments. Frontline Consular staff, in London and overseas, undertake mandatory "Introduction to Consular Work" and "Safeguarding children and young persons" e-learning courses during their first week in...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Diplomatic Service: Training (26 Apr 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what training is given to staff working on frontline consular assistance issues in the Consular Directorate; and what the grades are of all such staff.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Diplomatic Service (26 Apr 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many non-frontline UK-based Consular Regional Directors are based overseas; in which countries those directors are based; and what the total cost is of those posts.

Scottish Parliament: Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week 2017 (26 Apr 2017)

Christine Grahame: ...Scotland, including in Paisley; celebrates the significant role that health professionals play in helping people with MS manage their condition, in particular the MS-specialist nurses who often provide frontline support; understands that, due to factors such as improved diagnosis, consensus around early treatment, and increased monitoring requirements, the role of the nurse has changed...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (25 Apr 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: ...your best” recruitment campaign to encourage more people to apply. We also launched the new Unlocked graduate programme, which is offering more than 60 places this year. It is vital that we strengthen the frontline to turn our prisons into places of safety and reform, and to reduce unacceptable levels of violence. That is my No. 1 priority as Secretary of State. Of course that will...

Dog Attacks on Dogs (25 Apr 2017)

Nicky Morgan: properly punish the owner of the dog responsible. I am interested to hear more about the Minister’s current thinking on that. As well as the 2014 Act, Ministers have introduced new powers to help frontline professionals to tackle antisocial behaviour involving dogs. Police and local authorities can intervene and issue community protection notices if a dog is causing a nuisance by...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Job Satisfaction (25 Apr 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...Department, unions and employers, is supporting efforts to improve NHS staff morale having launched its “call to action”6 to NHS bodies to tackle high levels of bullying and harassment. Drawing on evidence and frontline experiences, this initiative includes resources, advice and good practice to help organisations develop local plans. Notes: 1...

Written Answers — Home Office: Offences against Children (24 Apr 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...Child Sexual Exploitation: Progress Report which reported that 90% of the actions in the March 2015 Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Report had been delivered, including investment in the frontline response to child sexual abuse, e.g. recruiting around an extra 100 specialist rape and child sexual abuse prosecutors, establishing new investigative teams in the National Crime Agency, and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Homicide: Females (21 Apr 2017)

Brandon Lewis: ...domestic abuse a priority. A new transformational training package, Domestic Abuse Matters, has been developed and piloted in partnership with voluntary sector partners. The training delivered to frontline responders is designed to drive cultural and attitudinal change. In addition, the College of Policing have been awarded £1.9 million to develop a comprehensive package of training...

Written Answers — Home Office: Offences against Children (21 Apr 2017)

Lisa Nandy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of frontline police officers have received child sexual exploitation training in each police force area in England and Wales.

State Pensions: Uk Expatriates: Tackling Infectious Diseases (20 Apr 2017)

Virendra Sharma: ...for other infectious diseases, including malaria. Of the annual half a million deaths from malaria, most are of children under the age of five in sub-Saharan Africa. Artemisinin combination therapies are currently the frontline treatments against the most deadly malaria parasites. Although the treatments are working well in many parts of the world, there is serious concern that malaria...

Universal Credit — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (19 Apr 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...and our support for claimants. An important point to make is that although we are changing some of the physical estate, which involves some jobcentres merging with others, we are not cutting back on our frontline people—in fact, we expect to have more work coaches working with and supporting people into and in work at the end of this process than we do at the beginning. The scale and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Scotland’s Contribution to the UK (19 Apr 2017)

David Mundell: I absolutely agree with my hon. Friend—Scotland is on the frontline of defending the United Kingdom from growing threats at sea, in the air and on land. It is the home to essential defence capabilities, and our commitment to the future of defence in Scotland is underlined by increasing investment in better infrastructure for our armed forces, which is helping them to keep the whole of...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (18 Apr 2017)

Kirsty Blackman: ...of the customs issues. If we do not have an appropriate customs service in place, we will not be able to ensure that we collect the right amount from whatever tariffs we have in place. That will be another tax loss for the UK Government, so wherever they need to upskill, they should upskill. Frontline staff will have to ensure that tax is collected in the new scenarios where currently we...

Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments (4 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Listowel: ...with academics and practitioners would avoid the risk that the prejudices of one individual or one group could shape the standards too sharply. I recognise the benefits of the innovative training models such as Frontline, which the Government introduced. The Minister has been fairly reassuring on this last point so I will not go further on that. I do not intend to speak again this...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Suicide (3 Apr 2017)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...are too high. The department has taken immediate action to stabilise the estate by tackling the drugs, drones and phones that undermine security and are also investing £100m annually to boost the frontline by 2,500 officers. These are long-standing issues that will not be resolved in weeks or months but our wholesale reforms will lay the groundwork to transform our prisons, reduce...

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