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Windrush: Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill (23 Apr 2018)

Michelle Donelan: ...I do not want my Chippenham constituents to be unduly concerned or worried that they might be penalised by the policy. They will not because it has exemptions for people in the military, for carers and for people who are going into hospital which are designed to help them. If a home is left empty because of probate, the people concerned will be protected. This is not an arbitrary...

Privatisation of NHS Services — [Sir Graham Brady in the Chair] (23 Apr 2018)

Philippa Whitford: I have only just started, and there is not much time left. It is repeatedly mentioned in this House that patients and carers in England have to pay significant car parking charges. That should not be seen as a benefit. The Conservatives introduced the internal market in 1990. That introduced competition between NHS hospitals, and even at that point created an “us and them”...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (2nd Day) (23 Apr 2018)

...Lister of Burtersett 17: After Clause 5, insert the following new Clause—“Future provisions relating to family friendly employment rights, gender equality and work-life balance for parents and carers(1) A Minister of the Crown must, as soon as reasonably practicable, report to both Houses of Parliament whenever new or amended EU law in the area of family friendly employment...

Universal Credit - Question (23 Apr 2018)

Baroness Sherlock: ...to raise her three younger siblings. When she later had a baby of her own, she applied for support and was turned down under the two-child policy. This House had secured an exemption for kinship carers, but Ministers applied it in such a way that, if Alyssa had had her own baby and then taken on her siblings she would have got help, but doing it the other way round she did not. Last...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carers (23 Apr 2018)

Andrew Percy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help local councils improve support for carers in (a) Brigg and Goole constituency and (b) rural communities.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services (23 Apr 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: The Department has not made an estimate of how much time it took on average to complete an assessment of an individual’s social care needs nationally, in West Yorkshire or in Hemsworth constituency in 2018. The Care Act 2014 states that where a person is assessed as having eligible care and support needs, these must be met by their local authority. From the person or carer’s...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Carers: Finance (23 Apr 2018)

Sharon Hodgson: ...2018 to Question 134169, what steps he is taking to help ensure that local authorities have sufficient provision and adequate criteria in place to provide sufficient financial support to kinship carers.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children in Care (23 Apr 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...children going missing is increasing in the volumes indicated in the table. Local councils have improved their reporting of missing incidents through increased collaboration with partner organisations and carers, updated recording systems, and further training for carers to improve understanding of reporting processes. missing_incidents_in_children’s_homes (PDF Document,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Inspections (20 Apr 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...to £223 million since 2014) to support local authorities with ongoing implementation of the SEND reforms. The department will also continue to provide funding of £2.3 million per year for parent carer forums in 2018-19 and 2019-20, as well as specialist SEND advisers to work directly with local authorities, to hold services to account and support them to improve. In those local...

Surgical Mesh: Cancer Treatment (19 Apr 2018)

Wes Streeting: ..., they do not feel that things are really moving forwards. As Scott says: “How is the UK government going to help Kaleigh now? Not in the future, but now? Without funding we have no treatment. Overnight we have been forced to become an expert on DIPG, a carer, a fundraiser, a counsellor, an adviser, a leader, a beggar. But ultimately we need help from our government to take the...

Surgical Mesh (19 Apr 2018)

Chris Elmore: ..., I have been approached by two constituents who have been greatly affected by vaginal mesh. One of them is unable to work. She has to be lifted up to walk as she cannot stand by herself, so she needs carers. Does the hon. Lady agree that in many cases it is not only justice that is needed, but compensation? As the Chair of the Health Committee said, we need to start looking at...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Business of the House (19 Apr 2018)

David Linden: ...from the Government urging people to get behind London marathon runners this weekend, of which I am one? Will the Leader of the House join me in praising the work of Glasgow EastEnd Community Carers and encourage generous Glaswegians to get right behind me and donate—and will she possibly donate herself?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carers (19 Apr 2018)

Rosena Allin-Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to support a national roll-out of carer passport schemes.

Respite Services (Short Breaks for Carers) (19 Apr 2018)

Respite Services (Short Breaks for Carers)

NHS: Winter 2017-18 - Question (18 Apr 2018)

Baroness Pitkeathley: Is the Minister aware that the pressures on the health service are compounded by the difficulties in the social care system? We are promised a Green Paper. We were promised a carers action plan in January; it is now mid-April. Will he update the House on where we are with the carers action plan?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children (18 Apr 2018)

Kit Malthouse: The Government acknowledges the immense value of care given by family and friend carers, who look after children whose parents are unable to provide the necessary care themselves. This was discussed during the passage of the Work and Welfare Reform Act 2016. Family and friend carers are able to receive support for the children in their care through the benefit system as they have access to...

Children and Young People: Obesity - Question for Short Debate (17 Apr 2018)

Lord Balfe: ...anyway. But it is also notable that of the children who were obese, 48% of their mothers and 43% of their fathers said that their child was “about the right weight”, so it is not necessarily identified by the carers that they are obese. I would like next to mention something from the Minister’s own department. The Minister has had a varied ride at my hands but tonight he...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Vulnerable Syrian Families (16 Apr 2018)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: ...County Council is providing homes and resettlement family support for 28 Syrian adults and their 41 children, but we currently have no Syrian refugee children as we are short of foster carers to provide the necessary support. Does the Minister agree that we must encourage people who want to support those Syrian children to apply to be foster carers?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children in Care: Missing Persons (6 Apr 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...of children going missing is increasing in the volumes indicated in the table. Local councils have improved their reporting of missing incidents through increased collaboration with partner organisations and carers, updated recording systems, and further training for carers to improve understanding of reporting processes. Children looked after who were missing (Excel SpreadSheet,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Carers: Finance (5 Apr 2018)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that kinship carers receive adequate financial support.


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