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Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Foreign Nationals (17 Oct 2017)

Philip Dunne: a clinician. Both before and after the consultation response was published, the Department’s Overseas Visitor and Migrant NHS Cost Recovery Programme has been working extensively with the frontline to support adherence to the guidance.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Youth Custody (17 Oct 2017)

Baroness Vere of Norbiton: ...for young people and those who work there; and to improve the life chances of young people in custody. We are investing £64 million to entrench the reform of youth custody. We will boost the number of frontline staff in youth offender institutions by 20% – 120 additional recruits, including newly trained specialist youth justice workers, equipped to tackle the needs of young...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (16 Oct 2017)

Amber Rudd: .... I am delighted that a number of fire authorities are doing exactly that. The proposals are with us at the moment. Fire authorities will be able to make efficiencies and spend more money on the frontline.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Citizens' Advice Bureaux: Closures (16 Oct 2017)

Margot James: ...representing a reduction of 68. Citizens Advice has noted this reduction results mainly from a number of mergers of legal entities to provide efficiencies so that more resources can be targeted to frontline advice. Generally across England and Wales, the number of access points for advice remains largely the same – 2,700 community locations, including GP surgeries, libraries and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (16 Oct 2017)

Nick Gibb: ...’s existing budget. This has required some difficult decisions, but we believe it is right to prioritise core schools funding to maximise the proportion of the budget that is allocated directly to frontline head teachers. Core funding for schools and high needs will rise from almost £41 billion in 2017-18 to £42.4 billion in 2018-19 and £43.5 billion in 2019-20. This...

Written Answers — Home Office: Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...signing the Convention in 2012, we have continued to step up our efforts to combat VAWG; we have strengthened the law; introduced new protective tools; and issued a range of guidance and support for frontline professionals. In most respects the UK already complies with, or goes further than the Convention requires. However there remains one outstanding issue in relation to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Modern Slavery Act 2015 (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...Modern Slavery Act 2015 have now commenced. Section 54 came into force on 29 October 2015 and thousands of slavery and human trafficking statements have been published since. Interim guidance for frontline staff has already been published and we will consult with stakeholders on statutory guidance required under Section 49 prior to publication. Both this guidance and the question of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Domestic Violence (16 Oct 2017)

Matt Rodda: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what training frontline staff of his Department and its outsourced companies receive on talking appropriately with claimants who are male victims of domestic violence.

Clean Growth Strategy: Leaving the EU: Data Protection (12 Oct 2017)

Matt Western: ...announcements these days, it is too little, too late. Energy is ripe for revolution and it is vital that we should take this opportunity to democratise it. That will bring prosperity to all, as well as address the urgent crisis of climate change. In his maiden speech in 2010, my predecessor stated that Warwick and Leamington had excellent frontline services. He was right: in 2010, we did....

Prisons Policy/HMP Long Lartin (12 Oct 2017)

Richard Burgon: ...woefully short of space”. Does the Minister believe that prisoners spending more and more time locked in their cells is making our prisons more safe or less safe? Government cuts have seen over 6,000 frontline prison officers cut. Despite recent Government boasting about new recruits, one in three of our prisons has lost frontline staff this year alone. Does the Minister believe that...

European Union (Approvals) Bill: Approval of draft decisions under Article 352 of TFEU (10 Oct 2017)

Paul Scully: ..., is essentially mothballed. There is a lot of waste and a lot of duplication, and we could work with our European colleagues and partners to ensure that we streamline things and focus on the frontline of protecting people’s fundamental rights. This debate will affect many millions of people. Albania and Britain have some quite odd but big links. C. B. Fry was offered the monarchy of...

Aggressive Antisocial Behaviour — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (10 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...recognise that antisocial behaviour happens in different communities and different parts of the country, and that it has several different features. We have heard lots of examples today. We need to empower professionals on the frontline to make decisions about what powers they want to take that will really keep their communities safe. Of course, they are responsible for how they use those...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospitals: Influenza (10 Oct 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...flu, and should be offered to everyone over the age of 65 years, those who are at particular risk to flu, and pregnant women, at the earliest opportunity. Influenza vaccination should also be offered to all frontline healthcare workers through their occupational health teams.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Workforce (10 Oct 2017)

Jeremy Hunt: ...defend it. I will certainly look into the individual case that the hon. Gentleman raises, but the fact is that many Members will know of similar cases. The money is starting to get through to the frontline. It is not just money, though; it is also capacity, and having trained mental health therapists—nurses; psychiatrists—and that is why we are boosting their training, too.

Government Policy on the Proceedings of the House: Gypsies and Travellers and Local Communities (9 Oct 2017)

Paul Williams: ...they need to manage their long-term conditions. This denial of access to NHS services simply is not good enough, and the Government must work with NHS England to communicate more clearly to frontline healthcare providers that they cannot refuse to register GRT people for “no fixed abode”. Decisions taken about healthcare are strongest and most effective when they are based on...

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