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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Gender Recognition (23 Jul 2021)

Alex Chalk: ...Ministry of Justice are actively pursuing ways to improve data relating to gender and gender identity, whilst also continuing to respect the rights and privacy of those who hold GRCs. This year's transgender annual data collection exercise will, for the first time, collect anonymised information on the number of prisoners known to hold GRCs in the prison estate and this information will be...

Channel 4: Privatisation — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (21 Jul 2021)

John Nicolson: ...it delivers on the remit that it was given. On diversity in programming and staffing, Channel 4 has been a trailblazer for women, black and minority ethnic people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as people living with disabilities. According to Ofcom, Channel 4 employs a greater proportion of women than any other public service broadcaster. The same is true of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Gender Recognition (21 Jul 2021)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many biologically female transgender prisoners are housed in the male prison estate; what assessment they have made of the safety of those prisoners; what steps they are taking to protect those prisoners from sexual assault; and whether those prisoners are subject to full body searches by biologically male prison officers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Pregnancy (20 Jul 2021)

Alex Chalk: ...are not private dwellings (this includes not engaging in sexual activity)’. In the case that this question references, the HMPPS and MoJ policy ‘The Care and Management of Individuals who are Transgender’ was found to be lawful. This policy sets out the minimum mandatory requirements for managing transgender prisoners and offenders on probation. When managing transgender prisoners...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Gender Recognition (20 Jul 2021)

Alex Chalk: On March 31st 2019, the latest period for which data is available, there were 34 transgender prisoners housed in women’s prisons. 30 reported their legal gender as female and 4 as male. The Ministry of Justice and HM Prison & Probation Service will always ensure that transgender individuals are managed safely, with their rights properly respected and in accordance with the law. Although a...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Females (20 Jul 2021)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...judgment that gender critical beliefs are protected under the Equality Act 2010; and what impact that judgement will have, if any, on current female prisoners in relation to biologically male transgender prisoners.

Cervical Screening — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (19 Jul 2021)

Philippa Whitford: ...year low, with just over 70% of women attending overall. Attendance is even lower among younger women and those from minority ethnic groups or more deprived communities, as well as among lesbian or transgender people, who make mistakenly think that they are less at risk of HPV infections. The challenge is there for how to engage more women to take part in cervical screening. Changing to...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gay Conversion Therapy (16 Jul 2021)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that transgender people are not subjected to gender identity conversion practices.

Racist Abuse on Social Media (14 Jul 2021)

Victoria Atkins: ...the Government are doing to tackle hate speech and hate crimes. Of course, “hate crimes” is a very broad term: it includes not only racism but hatred towards disabled people, hatred towards transgender people, and so on. That is why we have asked the Law Commission to look at online crimes to ensure that the position is up to date and meets our expectations. However, there is a wider...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Youth Custody: Gender Recognition (13 Jul 2021)

Mark Jenkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what guidance is in place for Youth Custodial Services on the allocation of transgender offenders.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Downview Prison (13 Jul 2021)

Alex Chalk: HMP Downview’s E Wing provides separate accommodation in the women’s estate for transgender women with Gender Recognition Certificates (GRC) who pose, or face, too high a risk to be located in the general women’s population. The circumstances in which a transgender woman with a GRC may be considered for placement in separate accommodation is detailed in ‘The Care and Management of...

Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill (12 Jul 2021)

Lee Anderson: ...It ended up with my standing here tonight. We know that free speech is being shut down in universities in this country. Professor Jo Phoenix was due to give a talk at Essex University about placing transgender women in women’s prisons. Students threatened to barricade the hall. They complained that Ms Phoenix was a transphobe who was likely to engage in hate speech. A flyer with an image...

Written Answers — Department for Education: LGBT People: Education (12 Jul 2021)

Nick Gibb: ...pupils, and Health Education compulsory for pupils in all state-funded schools. The RSE and health education guidance states that all pupils should receive teaching on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) content during their school years. This guidance is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/relationships-edu...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sex Offender Treatment Programme: Gender Recognition (12 Jul 2021)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to ensure that Sex Offender Treatment Programmes are (a) open and (b) welcoming for biologically male transgender prisoners convicted of sexual offences who are held in the male estate.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Downview Prison (12 Jul 2021)

Alex Chalk: Local policies (such as HMP Downview ‘E Wing Policy) must be consistent with the policy framework ‘The Care and Management of Individuals who are Transgender,’ which is available here: The care and management of individuals who are transgender - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) HMP Downview’s ‘E Wing Policy’ is a local prison policy and, as is usual practice for such a policy, it is not...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: LGBT People (8 Jul 2021)

Alex Chalk: The Ministry of Justice and Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service policy framework 'The Care and Management of Individuals who are Transgender' was published in 2019. A routine review of the implementation and effectiveness of this policy is underway. The review will involve consultation with a range of internal and external stakeholders. This review is entirely independent of the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Gender Recognition (8 Jul 2021)

Kenny MacAskill: ...2021 to Question 19709, Prisoners: Gender Recognition, which external stakeholders he is consulting as part of the review of the policy framework, The Care and Management of Individuals who are Transgender.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Gender Recognition (6 Jul 2021)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to revise the policy framework The Care and Management of Individuals Who are Transgender, published in January 2020.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gender Recognition: Surgery (2 Jul 2021)

Marsha de Cordova: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that gender affirming surgery is available to transgender men.

Pride Month (1 Jul 2021)

Mike Freer: ...charity, to deliver the national lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans domestic violence helpline. I will turn, if I may, to the Gender Recognition Act. The Government are clear that people who are transgender should be able to live their lives as they wish. As announced in September 2020, after thorough consideration of the evidence and the wide range of views expressed in the previous...


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