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Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Philosophy and Religion (4 Jun 2020)

Baroness Berridge: ...types of relationships that exist. This can be done in a way that respects everyone’s views. The statutory guidance states that all pupils should receive teaching on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) relationships during their school years, and that secondary schools should include LGBT content in their teaching. Primary schools are encouraged and enabled, when teaching about...

Scottish Parliament: Older People (Support during Covid-19 Outbreak) (4 Jun 2020)

Christina McKelvie: ...700,000 for Age Scotland; £41,000 for Generations Working Together; £12,000 for Hourglass Scotland, which was formerly Action on Elder Abuse Scotland; £10,000 for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health and wellbeing sector for its older members; £17,000 for Outside the Box; £2,800 for the Scottish Pensioners Forum, which is putting out a great newsletter on social media...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Government Departments: Equality (3 Jun 2020)

Baroness Berridge: ...characteristic and those who do not. The protected characteristics covered by the duty include all those listed in the Question. In 2015, GEO published a guide on ‘Providing services for transgender customers’, which was applicable, but not limited, to the public sector. There are many examples of Government produced guidance to help with the provision of services that take protected...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Gender (1 Jun 2020)

Lord Bethell: ...Public Health England to complete a rapid review to understand how COVID-19 may be having an impact on different groups of concern. Short descriptions of the terms ‘sex’, ‘gender’, ‘transgender’ and ‘gender identity’ have been published by the Government Equalities Office.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Gender Recognition (28 May 2020)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the withdrawal by Oxford Council of guidance to schools which allowed transgender pupils to choose which toilet facilities to use, what plans they have issue national guidance to ensure the provision of single-sex spaces and facilities in all schools; and what plans are in place to ensure the safeguarding of all female schoolchildren.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition: Health Services and Public Lavatories (20 May 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether she has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to reduce access to (a) health care for young transgender people and (b) public conveniences for transgender people in the forthcoming reforms to the Gender Recognition Act 2004.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Sexual Offences (19 May 2020)

Lucy Frazer: Between 1 January and 31 December 2019, amongst the transgender people in custody who were born, and remain, legally male but self-identified as female there was the following involvement in sexual assaults:There was 1 sexual assault where someone who identified in this way was recorded as the assailant or suspected assailant;There was 1 sexual assault where someone who identified in this way...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Morocco: LGBT People (11 May 2020)

James Cleverly: ...about harassment of LGBT people in Morocco. The British Government is opposed to all forms of discrimination and committed to upholding the rights and freedoms of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in all circumstances all over the world.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Sexual Offences (5 May 2020)

Lord Keen of Elie: We have strict safeguards in place to care for and manage transgender individuals in custody while protecting our staff and others in custody. There have been no reported incidents of any type of sexual assault against prison officers by transgender prisoners. Since 2010, out of the 122 sexual assaults that occurred in the female estate a total of five of those were sexual assaults...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Rape (5 May 2020)

Lord Keen of Elie: There is no record of any type of sexual assault on female prison staff by transgender individuals in custody. Strict safeguards are in place to care for and manage transgender individuals in custody while protecting our staff and other service users.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hungary: Foreign Relations (4 May 2020)

Wendy Morton: ...Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Levente Magyar, on 30 April. I raised the UK's concerns about Hungary's proposed amendment to its Registry Act which will affect the rights of transgender people. Officials in our Embassy in Budapest have also discussed the proposed amendment with senior Hungarian officials, as well as civil society. We will continue to maintain a dialogue...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: LGBT People: Human Rights (4 May 2020)

Wendy Morton: ...Rights Coalition (ERC) in partnership with Argentina, we are leading the ERC's work, in co-operation with civil society, to address violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, and the ongoing criminalisation of same sex conduct in 70 countries. We have started work on a new ERC Strategy to guide and re-energise the work of the ERC, and are...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: LGBT People: Coronavirus (4 May 2020)

Wendy Morton: The British Government is fundamentally opposed to all forms of discrimination and works to uphold the rights and freedoms of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people in all circumstances, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for LGBT projects comes from a variety of sources. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office will consider future funding cycles for FCO funded programmes...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: LGBT People (4 May 2020)

Wendy Morton: The UK Government works to ensure that all aid reaches the most vulnerable including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Vulnerable populations will experience COVID 19 outbreaks differently. COVID 19 is likely to reinforce their marginalised position in society, their experience of discrimination, violence and stigma, and further limit their access to essential support and...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Gender Recognition (30 Mar 2020)

Baroness Barran: ...is currently working to provide an up to date picture of the current landscape in both domestic and elite sport, to ultimately enable the best and fairest decisions to be made by our NGBs around transgender athletes in sport. This should be available before the end of the year.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Gender Recognition (24 Mar 2020)

Lord Lucas: ...ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 13 March (HL2223), what guidance is given to prison governors on how to assess the balance between the rights of transgender individuals in custody and those of others in custody around them, as referred to in the Ministry of Justice Policy Framework on The care and management of individuals who are...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition (24 Mar 2020)

Baroness Berridge: ...documents, for example a driving licence or a passport. The Equality Act allows service providers to offer services to one sex only, for example men’s or women’s toilets or changing rooms. Transgender people can be excluded from single-sex facilities if service providers have a legitimate reason for doing so and if exclusion is the least discriminatory way to proceed.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sentencing: Gender Recognition (23 Mar 2020)

Chris Philp: There is no requirement for Gender Recognition Certificates (GRCs) when imposing a custodial prison sentence. The Government’s policy in relation to the care and management of individuals who are transgender in custody, including those holding a GRC, was published in July 2019 and is available on Govt.UK. The number of transgender offenders in custody is published annually as part of the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Body Searches (23 Mar 2020)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...with PSI 2016-07 Searching of the Person. All full searches must take place out of sight of the opposite sex, as such, staff must not conduct full searches on persons of the opposite sex. Transgender prisoners who hold a GRC and who are fully post-operative, should be searched by a member of staff of the same gender of the prisoner’s acquired gender; that is, male to female transgender...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime: Gender Recognition (23 Mar 2020)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: In the context of Government publications related to hate crime, the terms race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity are used to refer to the characteristics which offences can be aggravated by. This terminology is consistent with the national definition of hate crime agreed between the National Police Chiefs’ Council and the Crown Prosecution Service, and...


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