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Baroness Corston

Labour Peer , 20 Jul 2005 –


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Health: Contraceptive Services - Question (11 Oct 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, in how many areas are sexual health clinics now staffed by nurses rather than doctors because it saves money? I know of two. If he does not know the answer, will he write to me and put a copy of his answer in the Library?

NHS: Staffing - Question (10 Oct 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, the Minister said in response to one of my colleagues on these Benches that there were 12,000 more doctors now in the National Health Service. Can he tell us how many of them work part time?

Justice: Women’s Centres - Question for Short Debate (12 Sep 2018)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...Lady Sater, who is clearly eminently qualified to make a contribution by way of her maiden speech in this debate. I look forward to her further contributions in this House. I also thank the noble Baroness, Lady Corston, for coming to speak to me. I am grateful for her having shared her knowledge and experience in this area with me. I am equally grateful for her not having shared her severe...

Health: Neural Tube Defects - Question (12 Sep 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, to my knowledge, my noble friend Lord Rooker has raised the issue with Ministers and in this Chamber probably 15 times. What are Ministers doing with it—leaving it at home? As someone who has given birth to a stillborn child, I say to the Minister that we should do everything we can to protect women from that trauma.

Visas: Forced Marriages - Question (5 Sep 2018)

Baroness Corston: Is the Minister aware that Jasvinder Sanghera, the founder of the forced marriage victim support charity, accused the Home Office of failing to act? She said: “Even when officials know it’s a forced marriage, they see tradition, culture or religion and they’re reticent to deal with it. They are turning a blind eye”.

Prisoners: Treatment and Conditions - Question (18 Jul 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, prior to the tenure of Chris Grayling as the Secretary of State, no prisoner serving a sentence of less than 12 months was subject to probation. Since then, anyone who has even served two weeks is subject to probation. What is happening is that people who, for example, miss a bus find that they are straight back in prison because it is a breach of their probation. There are a lot of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Trials: Females (13 Jul 2018)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many women have appeared as defendants before (1) judges, and (2) magistrates, in the last five years for which figures are available.

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (11 Jul 2018)

Liaison Committee (Lords): Review of investigative and scrutiny committees. 10:30 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:35 AM) The Baroness Deech Lord Cameron of Dillington The Lord Inglewood The Baroness McIntosh of Pickering The Lord Shutt of Greetland (at 11:20 AM) The Lord Clement-Jones The Baroness Corston The Lord Filkin The Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts The Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne The Baroness O'Cathain The Baroness Pitkeathley The Lord Teverson The Baroness Tyler of Enfield

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Female Offenders (10 Jul 2018)

Edward Argar: I pay tribute to the work of Baroness Corston in her ground-breaking 2007 report, and indeed to the work of the right hon. Member for Delyn (David Hanson), who took some of this forward in his time as a Minister. The landscape of the evidence base on reoffending has continued to evolve and change. We continue to work with that model. We believe that the steps we have set out for five...

Prisons: Women - Question (3 Jul 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, I, too, welcome the fact that the Government have abandoned their prison building programme in favour of women’s community centres. That is certainly better than anything that happened under the coalition. However, I point out to the Minister that in 2017 one-quarter of the women sentenced to prison were serving sentences of less than one month, and 217 women were sentenced to...

Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill - Report (27 Jun 2018)

Division number 1 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Adonis Lord Ahmed Lord Alderdice Lord Alton of Liverpool Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Baroness Barker Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Beecham Baroness Benjamin Lord Bhatia Baroness Blackstone Lord...

Privately Financed Prisons - Statement (27 Jun 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, I would like to place on record my thanks to the Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State for giving me a private briefing yesterday on what he proposes for the women’s prison estate. His announcement that there will be five women’s centres rather than five women’s prisons was very welcome. Will the Minister confirm that these, too, are to be privately...

Privately Financed Prisons (27 Jun 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: ...speaks of the prison population who have been in care, and I know he is well aware of the high proportion of women in the prison system who have been abused in other relationships and settings, but Baroness Corston pointed all that out 11 years ago, which led to the Labour Government setting up what were often called “Corston projects”, such as Eden House in Bristol East, which...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments (18 Jun 2018)

Division number 1 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Lord Aberdare Lord Addington Lord Adonis Lord Alderdice Lord Allan of Hallam Lord Allen of Kensington Lord Alli Baroness Altmann Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Anderson of Swansea Baroness Andrews Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon Lord Bach Baroness Bakewell of...

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret (12 Jun 2018)

Division number 4 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Alderdice Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Anderson of Swansea Lord Beecham Baroness Benjamin Lord Berkeley of Knighton Lord Berkeley Lord Best Lord Bew Lord Blunkett Lord Boateng Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted Lord Broers Lord Browne of Ladyton Lord Campbell-Savours Lord...

Civil Liability Bill [HL] - Report (12 Jun 2018)

Division number 3 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Baroness Adams of Craigielea Lord Addington Lord Alderdice Lord Alli Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Anderson of Swansea Baroness Andrews Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Baroness Barker Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Beecham Lord Beith Baroness Benjamin Lord Berkeley Baroness Blackstone Lord Blunkett Lord Boateng...

International Relations - Membership Motion (12 Jun 2018)

Division number 1 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Content Lord Agnew of Oulton Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Baroness Altmann Baroness Anelay of St Johns Lord Ashton of Hyde Lord Astor of Hever Earl Attlee Lord Blencathra Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist Lord Borwick Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord Brabazon of Tara Lord Bridges of Headley Lord Brougham and Vaux Lord Browne of...

Sharia Law - Question (24 May 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, as I understand it, the provisions of sharia law are that an allegation of rape can be heard only if the act is witnessed by two men. Given that this is almost never the case, how on earth can an allegation of rape be successful under sharia law?

Sexual Offences Legislation - Question (22 May 2018)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, I draw the Minister’s attention to an item in today’s Times, which states: “Google is helping its users to uncover the identity of rape victims whose anonymity is protected by law”. What action will or could the Government take?

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: National Probation Service for England and Wales: Bristol (17 May 2018)

Baroness Corston: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the premises at Eden House, Bristol have been sold by the National Probation Service; and if so, when they were sold and to whom.


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