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HIV Treatment — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (29 Mar 2017)

Peter Kyle: ...they call for, including PrEP, at their disposal. I know that the issue has been aired by other Members today, so I will not go into any more detail on that, but the grassroots and the people working on the frontline in Brighton and Hove are absolutely enthusiastically calling for that.

Public Bill Committee: Prisons and Courts Bill: Prisons: purpose, and role of Secretary of State (29 Mar 2017)

Yasmin Qureshi: .... Clearly the Government’s supposed recruitment drive is failing. Statistics show that only 18 establishments employ a full complement of band 3 to 5 officers. Some 89 prisons are operating with frontline staffing below that set through the benchmark process, and the data show that only 14 establishments are operating above their benchmark level for operational support grades, with...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers (29 Mar 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The Government is committed to ensuring our prisons are places of safety and reform. As part of a major overhaul of the prison system, the Government has committed to recruiting 2,500 extra frontline officers, and it has already achieved its target of recruiting 400 extra staff in ten of the most challenging prisons by March 2017. As part of this investment in extra staff, we are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (29 Mar 2017)

Jeremy Corbyn: A survey undertaken recently by the Police Federation reveals that 55% of serving police officers say that their morale is low because of how their funding has been treated. Frontline policing is vital to tackling crime and terrorism, but there are 20,000 fewer police officers and 12,000 fewer officers on the frontline than there were in 2010. I ask the Prime Minister again: will she think...

Yemen (28 Mar 2017)

Alison Thewliss: ...in and around Hudaydah is ramping up, which must be prevented at all costs. Half a million people would be displaced and it would make aid efforts all but impossible. Yemen’s primary port cannot be a frontline in this conflict, and I seek the assurance of Ministers that they will pursue the matter.

Rare Diseases Strategy (28 Mar 2017)

Ben Howlett: ...recommended that the Department of Health and the UK National Screening Committee should work together to establish robust programmes for identifying and preventing rare diseases, and that training for frontline medical staff on rare diseases and their impact on patients should become widely available and incentivised. The APPG is very much encouraged by the number of programmes that have...

Public Bill Committee: Prisons and Courts Bill: Examination of Witnesses (28 Mar 2017)

Yasmin Qureshi: Q Ms O’Brien, you have said that to have proper rehabilitation we need to return frontline staffing to 2010 levels.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bilateral Relations: Poland (28 Mar 2017)

Julian Lewis: Does the Minister believe that Poland deserves congratulations, as a frontline state against an increasingly fractious Russia, on being one of only five NATO members to meet the minimum level of 2% expenditure of GDP? Does he think it would send a good signal to Russia if the Foreign Secretary were to throw his considerable weight behind perhaps a Polish candidate to be the next...

Sittings of the House: Tyne Marine Office (27 Mar 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...those operating ships could—very sadly, as we all know, it sometimes does—result in serious accidents, with damaging consequences for those involved and for our environment. The MCA carries out its ship survey and inspection regime for the UK through a frontline cadre of some 130 marine surveyors located around the UK. The marine surveyors are experienced seafarers, many of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payments (27 Mar 2017)

Kevin Foster: In relation to PIP, will the Minister assure me that the DWP is engaging with those with experience of mental health conditions to ensure that our programmes and our frontline staff have a proper understanding of how a mental health condition can have an impact on someone’s life?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus Closures (27 Mar 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...comfort. First, let me say that saving money is not a bad thing in itself; it is a good thing, and this overall programme will save some £180 million nationwide. That means that we can reinvest in frontline staff, which will have the biggest effect on helping people to return to work. As for the specific case of Sheffield, the changes will increase the utilisation of the entire estate...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Protection (27 Mar 2017)

Edward Timpson: .... Department for Education (DfE) officials take up a range of secondment opportunities, including in some instances to local authority children’s services, as part of gaining experience of frontline services to aid the development of better policy. However, DfE has not seconded any staff to local authorities in order to support the assessment of children’s needs under section...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Protection (27 Mar 2017)

Edward Timpson: .... Department for Education (DfE) officials take up a range of secondment opportunities, including in some instances to local authority children’s services, as part of gaining experience of frontline services to aid the development of better policy. However, DfE has not seconded any staff to local authorities in order to support the assessment of children’s needs under section...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Crimes of Violence (27 Mar 2017)

Sam Gyimah: ...to support our staff to help them maintain safe and secure prisons. We are taking immediate action which includes tackling the use of drugs, mobile phones and drones, while strengthening the frontline by recruiting an additional 2,500 staff. We are also providing over 3,400 body-worn cameras across the estate, alongside training to improve staff interactions with prisoners. The increase...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Mental Health (27 Mar 2017)

Sam Gyimah: ...safe, decent and secure places of work and takes the health, safety and wellbeing of its employees extremely seriously. The Ministry of Justice is investing an extra £100m annually to boost the frontline by 2,500 officers. NOMS also recognises that the physical, emotional and social wellbeing of employees is paramount to attracting and retaining staff that will build a strong and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Crimes of Violence (27 Mar 2017)

Sam Gyimah: ...;. The statistics will be next updated and published on 27 April 2017. Improving safety and decreasing violence is an urgent priority for this Government. We are taking immediate action to strengthen the frontline by recruiting around 2,500 more prison officers which will help us deal with emerging threats and so improve safety.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Services: Finance (24 Mar 2017)

Corri Wilson: ...State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 6.1 of the Spring Budget 2017, what steps he plans to take to ensure that the £2 billion for social care will be delivered to frontline services and not subsumed by other council expenditure.

Syrian Refugee Crisis — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (23 Mar 2017)

James Wharton: ...and contribute and ask questions. I thank all those who, in the field and at home, work so hard to deliver the interventions, policies and work that allow the money that we allocate to make the difference that it does. It is not the politicians sitting here—although importantly, they set the debate—who are on the frontline delivering the work; it is the many hard-working people...


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