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Un International Day: Violence Against Women (8 Dec 2016)

Eilidh Whiteford: ...own faith communities to move things forward. One of the things the women in the refuge said to me yesterday was that women need to help women. It is clear from looking around at the gender balance of those in the Chamber today that women take these issues very seriously. Our bodies are on the frontline; our psychological health and our very selves are often on the frontline in this...

Written Answers — Home Office: Female Genital Mutilation (8 Dec 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: and social care professionals and teachers to report known cases of FGM in under 18s to the police came into force on 31 October 2015. • publishing new multi-agency guidance on 1 April for all frontline professionals, including the police, which is statutory, for the first time. • over 70,000 professionals have completed our free FGM e-learning, which we have updated to...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Female Genital Mutilation (7 Dec 2016)

Lord Bates: ...focused on the implementation of commitments. We have also supported follow-up national events in the UK and overseas, including on 1 December, an event on FGM, bringing together young people and frontline workers. We will continue to take action to maintain international pressure to end both practices within a generation.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Female Genital Mutilation (6 Dec 2016)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider writing to all frontline clinicians to remind them of their statutory duty to record and report female genital mutilation cases which they identify as part of clinical examinations.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Foreign Nationals (6 Dec 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...of the Council of 29 April 2004, other EEA member states and Switzerland reimburse the UK for healthcare treatment provided to the citizens for whom they are responsible. Reimbursement is contingent on the NHS frontline identifying patients for whom we can recover costs and reporting the necessary information. All EEA countries, including the UK, have a legal obligation to pay agreed...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prison Safety (6 Dec 2016)

Elizabeth Truss: ...and Probation, holds a daily meeting in which he goes through the levels of sickness at each prison and works with the governors on what we can do. One thing we are doing is strengthening the frontline to ensure that we have more officers available for support.

Children and Social Work Bill [Lords] (5 Dec 2016)

Flick Drummond: ...of the consultant social worker, which I think is what the sister of my hon. Friend the Member for Rochester and Strood does. That is a senior practitioner who has to be introduced to keep experienced social workers on the frontline, rather than putting them into management. That requires an appropriate career and pay structure to be put in place to support them, because if they do not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (5 Dec 2016)

David Burrowes: ...shameful that they have been given the reason that they do not have enough money or that they might not leave the UK at a time when we should be showing solidarity with Church leaders at the frontline of persecution?

Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill (2 Dec 2016)

Anne McLaughlin: ...said by my hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow South West (Chris Stephens). The staff at the DWP are supporting the Bill. They want clarity, and they think that they do not have it. They are on the frontline doing the job, so if they think that they do not have that clarity, we should listen to them.

Prison Safety and Security — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (1 Dec 2016)

Yasmin Qureshi: ...been nearly 6,000 assaults on staff, 24,000 prisoner-on-prisoner assaults and 105 self-inflicted deaths of prisoners, an increase of 13% from the previous year. There are 6,000 fewer officers on the frontline than in 2010. Ministry of Justice statistics show that poor mental health and distress among prisoners is higher than among the general public. Incidents of self-harm in prison have...

Exiting the European Union: Devolution of Power and Resources: Local Communities (1 Dec 2016)

James Duddridge: I fully approve of more money going to the frontline, but can the Minister give me some reassurance that he will not be funding the “regions”—a pernicious invention of people who wanted to break up the United Kingdom into various parts that were not contiguous with any historical links to our communities?

Chilcot Inquiry and Parliamentary Accountability (30 Nov 2016)

Martin Docherty: ...that he had 12 minutes, while I had only six for mine. I have a feeling of déjà vu. As I did in the two previous debates on this issue, I start by declaring an interest: my brother served on the frontline in Iraq and served two terms of active duty in Afghanistan. I do not therefore participate lightly in this debate. Many in this Chamber and outside never thought we would reach...

Public Bill Committee: Technical and Further Education Bill: The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (29 Nov 2016)

Gordon Marsden: ...convene, particularly around Apprenticeship Week, which involves a large number of different sorts of apprentices. Apprentices should be able to influence the way in which their training is developed and carried out. After all, they know from the frontline what has been helpful and successful for them and what has not. I hope that the Minister, who has been very passionate in his support...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Service: Pensions (29 Nov 2016)

Martyn Day: ...the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on the number of medical and injury awards to staff of raising the pension age of prison officers and other frontline uniformed staff.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Service: Staff (28 Nov 2016)

Sam Gyimah: We want our prisons to be places where staff and prisoners alike feel safe and secure. The introduction of new ways of working to support prisoners to reform will achieve this while also increasing frontline staff numbers. Prison governors will be empowered to determine the precise grade mix and deployment of staff into their establishment to meet the individual needs of their specific...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Service: Staff (28 Nov 2016)

Sam Gyimah: calculated from these published figures. We are committed to transforming prisons into places of safety and reform and we’ve announced a major overhaul of the prison system including 2,500 extra frontline officers. As an immediate action we have already invested £14 million to provide more than 400 extra staff in ten of the most challenging prisons. We are also...

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