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Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Tributes (Continued) (9 Sep 2022)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, I start my tribute to Her Majesty the Queen by expressing my deep sadness and condolences to the Royal Family for the loss of Her Majesty: a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. All our thoughts are with them. The word “icon” is banded around quite freely these days, but Her Majesty the Queen was truly a global, iconic monarch who personified everything the people of this...

Free School Meals and Child Poverty (8 Sep 2022)

Kelly Tolhurst: I thank the hon. Lady for that point. As I said, I, like all Members of Parliament, absolutely care about our young people in school and want them to thrive, have great lives and enjoy their school years, and we must ensure that stigma does not exist for them. In my role, I will look at many things, and I am more than happy to look at that further. We do not have plans to extend the...

Climate Change and Biodiversity: Food Security - Motion to Take Note (8 Sep 2022)

Baroness Boycott: ...I especially welcome the noble Baroness, Lady Willis of Summertown, who will be making her maiden speech today. I am sure I join everyone in the House in welcoming her and being extremely grateful for her expertise, which is much needed now. I am also sure, like everyone else, we send our best wishes to the Royal Family. The war in Ukraine has weaponised global food supply. In blockading...

GCSE and A-level Results: Attainment Gap - Question for Short Debate (8 Sep 2022)

Baroness Barran: ...I start by echoing the sentiments expressed by the noble Baroness, Lady Armstrong of Hill Top. I send my thoughts and prayers to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family. I thank all noble Lords for their thoughtful contributions today and the noble Baroness, Lady Armstrong, in particular for her deep experience and understanding of the multiplicity of factors that impact on outcomes,...

Women and Equalities Committee: Coastal Communities (8 Sep 2022)

Sally-Ann Hart: ...the future of coastal communities. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship, Dr Huq. As chair of the all-party parliamentary group on coastal communities, and in my capacity as the MP for the beautiful constituency of Hastings and Rye, I am leading this debate on the future of coastal communities, and I am grateful for the support received from Members on both sides of the House....

Women and Equalities Committee: Support for Local Food Infrastructure (8 Sep 2022)

Mark Spencer: I apologise now if I do not manage to respond to all the points that have been made. I start by thanking my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) for securing the debate. It is clear from the number of people who have taken the trouble to be in the Chamber today that lots of colleagues across the whole House are interested in this topic; it is a demonstration of how important...

Primary and Community Care: Improving Patient Outcomes - Motion to Take Note (8 Sep 2022)

Lord Kamall: My Lords, before I begin the response to the noble Lord, Lord Patel, and other noble Lords, I am sure that all noble Lords will be concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace about concerns over the health of Her Majesty. I am sure that the thoughts of all noble Lords are with Her Majesty and her family at this time. I begin by thanking once again the noble Lord, Lord Patel, not only for...

Public Bill Committee: Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Schedule 11 - Infrastructure Levy (8 Sep 2022)

Rachael Maskell: I beg to move amendment 169, in schedule 11, page 294, leave out lines 15 to 28 and insert “(a) roads and other transport facilities, including routes for good quality active travel including cycling, walking and micro-mobility, parking facilities and street infrastructure including benches, (b) flood defences, (c) schools and other educational facilities including nurseries, play areas and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (8 Sep 2022)

Tom Pursglove: ...resettling in the UK under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) and Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) will be supported in accessing accommodation and the vital health, education, and support into employment they need, to fully integrate into society. The Department for Education have confirmed that individuals resettling under these schemes who wish to access...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (8 Sep 2022)

Tom Pursglove: ...resettling in the UK under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) and Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) will be supported in accessing accommodation and the vital health, education, and support into employment they need, to fully integrate into society. The Department for Education have confirmed that individuals resettling under these schemes who wish to access...

Scottish Parliament: Residential Outdoor Education Centres (8 Sep 2022)

Clare Haughey: The Scottish Government values the benefits of outdoor learning for children and young people, which includes the specific role of outdoor education centres. We have supported outdoor education centres with £4 million of Covid emergency funding to prevent closures during the Covid pandemic, and we have provided guidance to encourage and support visits by schools. Ministers, Government...

Scottish Parliament: Displaced People from Ukraine (8 Sep 2022)

Neil Gray: ...have been issued to Ukrainians with a Scottish sponsor, many of whom have yet to travel. That compares with more than 85,500 visas that have been issued to those with an English sponsor and 8,000 for Wales. That far exceeds our initial commitment to welcome 3,000 people under the supersponsor scheme, which we introduced so that people could travel to a place of safety without needing to...

Financial Services and Markets Bill (7 Sep 2022)

Andrea Leadsom: I would like to begin by paying huge tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Salisbury (John Glen), who in four and a half years as Economic Secretary to the Treasury achieved an enormous amount, and the Bill is testament to his huge commitment. It was a pleasure to deal with him on many issues in that period. Having done his job briefly for one year, I can absolutely understand what a huge...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Professions: Vacancies (7 Sep 2022)

Maria Caulfield: We are working with NHS England, Health Education England and the profession to increase the general practice workforce in England. This includes measures to increase recruitment, address the reasons why doctors leave the profession and encourage them to return to practice. The 2020 updated GP Contract Framework announced a number of new retention schemes alongside continued support for...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Children (7 Sep 2022)

Leo Docherty: ...children, following a successful pilot program. From the start of the 2022 Autumn term, WAC funding will be available to all eligible Service families with children aged 4 to 11 years, who are in school or being home schooled in the UK. If eligible, personnel can claim up to 20 hours per week of funding for each child that is attending before and after school care during term time. WAC is...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Period Poverty (7 Sep 2022)

Amanda Solloway: Period poverty is an issue the government takes very seriously and has taken a number of steps to address the problem. Since January 2020, a Department for Education scheme provides free period products in schools and 16-19 education institutions in England. 94% of eligible secondary schools had accessed this scheme by December 2021. We are pleased to confirm that the continuation of free...

Urgent and Emergency Care - Statement (6 Sep 2022)

Baroness Merron: .... I have a sense of despair over the dire situation in the ambulance service that led to yet another Statement. However, I welcome the inclusion of the importance of vaccination and the funding for motor neurone disease. I also pay tribute to St John Ambulance and am pleased that it has now been formally commissioned. Could the Minister confirm that this extra capacity is being used by the...

Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 6 (6 Sep 2022)

Baroness Sanderson of Welton: My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 30 in this group, but I first apologise for not being able to speak at Second Reading. Secondly, I declare my interests, as set out in the register, as someone who works with both the Grenfell community and Theresa May, who I shall mention in a moment. The Grenfell Tower fire exposed a host of social housing issues, but in terms of this amendment it is...

Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Committee (6 Sep 2022)

Baroness Thornhill: My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 2 in my name and that of my noble friend Lady Pinnock. I wish also to echo from these Benches the support for the amendment in the name of the inspirational—I agree with that—noble Lord, Lord Best, on the same topic. The fundamental difference between the two amendments is simply that our amendment to Clause 1 would make it a fundamental objective of...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (6 Sep 2022)

Dan Carden: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the Government has plans to introduce an automatic registration process for free school meals.


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