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Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People (25 Jan 2021)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has made an assessment of the effect on the mental health of LGBT+ asylum applicants of (a) delays to asylum interviews and (b) the asylum interview process.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: LGBT People (19 Jan 2021)

Tan Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of mental health support made available to LGBT people during the covid-19 outbreak.

Scottish Parliament: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (19 Jan 2021)

Rona Mackay: ...young people are better recognised as rights holders”.—[ Official Report, Equalities and Human Rights Committee , 26 November 2020; c 2.] A former member of the Scottish Youth Parliament, of LGBT Youth Scotland, said: “It is easier to look at a written document that says that these are the things I should have, rather than kind of guessing what you think you should have. This is...

Mental Health Act Reform - Statement (18 Jan 2021)

Baroness Barker: My Lords, this is yet another NHS document which makes not a single mention of the needs of LGBT people. The Statement is in effect an admission that the Mental Health Act 2007 was deeply flawed and, as a result, thousands of people have been subject to wrongful treatment. Will the Government act now to stop the abuse of community treatment orders and other elements of that Act that have led...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: LGBT People (12 Jan 2021)

Stuart McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect on the willingness of an applicant for a same sex spouse/partner visa to submit the application of the processing of that application being out-sourced to a local company; and whether applications may be allowed to bypass that local company in certain circumstances.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: LGBT People (12 Jan 2021)

Stuart McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of spouse/partnership visa applications in each of the last three years have been for same sex partners (a) in total and (b) in relation to (i) Uganda, (ii) USA, (iii) China, (iv) Brazil, (v) Pakistan and (vi) Australia.

Global Britain (11 Jan 2021)

Conor Burns: ...and the emergence of a middle class in poorer countries, and it is the emergence of a middle class that leads to the demand and drive for rights such as female emancipation, the education of girls, LGBT rights, freedom of speech and the rule of law—as distinct, of course, from rule by lawyers. We saw the same thing ourselves in the industrial revolution. As we look at doing joint...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Homelessness: LGBT People (11 Jan 2021)

Cat Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what support the Government is providing to young homeless LGBTQ+ people.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Pupils: LGBT People (11 Jan 2021)

Daisy Cooper: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2020 to Questions 118113 and 118112, when the evaluation of the programme to support schools in preventing and addressing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, reaching 2,250 schools in England will be completed and published.

Questions to the Mayor of London — Stonewall Diversity Champions (1): Stonewall Diversity Champions (1) (8 Jan 2021)

Sadiq Khan: London Fire Brigade (LFB) pays an annual membership of £2,500 to participate in the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. In 2019, 35 per cent of LGBT employees at LFB who responded to a Brigade survey agreed that they felt comfortable to be out at work, demonstrating the need for LFB to deliver their Togetherness Strategy and create a workplace where everyone feels they belong. LFB’s...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Stonewall Diversity Champions (2): Stonewall Diversity Champions (2) (8 Jan 2021)

Sadiq Khan: ...£3,000 each year for Stonewall Diversity Champion membership. The Diversity Champions programme is a leading employers' programme for creating inclusive and accepting environments, ensuring all LGBT staff are accepted without exception in the workplace. The MPS is proud to have been a Stonewall Diversity Champion since 2017.

Domestic Abuse Bill - Second Reading (5 Jan 2021)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: .... As has been mentioned, we also need to provide for many special areas, such as black, Asian and minority-ethnic communities, deaf, disabled and blind communities, migrant women—certainly—LGBT survivors and older victims. We should recognise the gendered nature of domestic abuse, as has been mentioned. We also need to recognise that there are many male victims; they must also be...

Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (Loneliness and Social Isolation) (23 Dec 2020)

Christina McKelvie: ...calls—some of which I have taken part in. We have also worked with the ethnic minority resilience network BEMIS, Intercultural Youth Scotland, the Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project, LGBT Health and Wellbeing, Glasgow Disability Alliance, national support for learning disability, the British Deaf Association, Deafblind Scotland and families that are separated because a parent is...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Bullying (18 Dec 2020)

Peter Gibson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to tackle bullying of (a) LGBT and (b) other students in schools.

Global LGBTI+ Rights - Question (17 Dec 2020)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...Office, including at a senior level, are in discussions with representatives of the foundation to take forward the suggestions made in it. The promotion and protection of the human rights of LGBT people internationally remains a priority for Her Majesty’s Government.

Questions to the Mayor of London — Homeless Young People (3): Homeless Young People (3) (17 Dec 2020)

Sadiq Khan: already collaborate in their responses to youth homelessness, with London Councils funding the London Youth Gateway. This partnership between New Horizon Youth Centre, Depaul, Shelter and LGBT Jigsaw provides advice and support for young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Designations under the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime (14 Dec 2020)

Dominic Raab: ...torturing protestors, especially during the period from 2016-17. The designation of senior officials in Chechnya holds to account those responsible for the campaign of persecution of Chechnya’s LGBT community which has included extrajudicial executions and torture. In Gambia, the designations include former President Yahya Jammeh, who was responsible for extrajudicial killings, enforced...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Equal Rights Coalition (11 Dec 2020)

Greg Hands:, as well as Commonwealth member states. The Strategy is based on the founding principles and commitments of the ERC, which feature the important role business has to play in advancing LGBT equality.

Backbench Business: UK Relations with Qatar — [Christina Rees in the Chair] (10 Dec 2020)

Alistair Carmichael: be made in Qatar, but in dealing with those matters, and when we complain about aspects of Qatar’s human rights record, it is always important to remember the way that many such things—LGBT rights, for example—were treated in our own country. Even within my lifetime those things were illegal. The Minister has heard me say that in the past. The purpose of engagement has to be to...

Puberty-blocker Drugs - Question (10 Dec 2020)

Baroness Barker: The legal team that brought the recent case has, over recent years, brought several cases designed to oppose LGBT rights and to restrict the reproductive rights of women and girls. All those actions are consistent with campaigns run by organisations including the Heritage Foundation and the Alliance Defending Freedom—extreme evangelical right-wing American organisations. Will the Minister...

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