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Mr James Mingay

Former MP, Thetford , 4 Nov 1806 – 4 Feb 1807

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Scottish Parliament: Dignity, Equality and Human Rights (19 Sep 2017)

Christina McKelvie: ...interference. I hope that my colleagues in the chamber will do the same. We have also led the way in clamping down harder on human trafficking, on criminalising revenge porn, on recognising the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community and on protecting refugees, especially those who are fleeing persecution. However, we have people in this country who are...

Scottish Parliament: Homophobia in Sport (19 Sep 2017)

Linda Fabiani: all its forms to show that it has no place in Scottish sport; understands that there is a particular problem with homophobia in football, which is highlighted by the fact that there are no openly-gay, male professional footballers in the UK; commends the work of the Equality Network and its LGBT Sports Charter, which aims to set out the principles to make Scottish sport more inclusive,...

Schools: National Funding Formula: General Election Campaign: Abuse and Intimidation (14 Sep 2017)

Chi Onwurah: ...Stoke Newington (Ms Abbott), which, as was stated earlier, amounts to half of all online abuse received by MPs. They should also consider a study conducted by The Guardian that found that black, female and gay journalists were the most likely to be criticised. The abuse that I have detailed, and of which we have heard today, would not be possible on this scale were it not for the growing...

Attorney General: Hate Crime (14 Sep 2017)

Robert Buckland: On my visit to the north-east CPS, I met representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to discuss the ways in which the regional CPS is engaging with that community. I am glad to say that, on a wider basis, the CPS is developing a training package on these issues with input from the relevant leading organisations in the field.

Parliamentary Candidates: Barriers for Women (13 Sep 2017)

Anne Milton: come in.”—[Official Report, 24 February 1920; Vol. 125, c. 1623.] This is the most diverse Parliament in British history, with 208 female MPs: 32% of the House. Some 45 MPs identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual, and 52 MPs are from a black, Asian or minority ethnic background—interestingly, they are 26 women and 26 men. However, that progress has been painfully slow,...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Homosexuality (13 Sep 2017)

Nick Gibb: The Government does not recognise ‘gay conversion therapy’ as a legitimate treatment. We have already worked with the main registration and accreditation bodies for psychotherapy and counselling practitioners, including the UK Council for Psychotherapy, to develop a Memorandum of Understanding to end this practice. The Government are not aware of widespread instances of gay...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Homosexuality (12 Sep 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: This Government does not recognise so-called ‘gay conversion therapy’ as a legitimate treatment. A person's sexual orientation is not an illness to be cured. We have already worked with the main registration and accreditation bodies for psychotherapy and counselling practitioners, including the UK Council for Psychotherapy, to develop a Memorandum of Understanding to put a stop to...

Scottish Parliament: Serve Scotland (12 Sep 2017)

Ross Greer: ...’s talking newspaper for those with sight and other accessibility challenges. We are not the only ones, of course. Here in Edinburgh, Broughton St Mary’s church has done wonderful work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and with other congregations, denominations and faiths who want to improve the support that they can provide to LGBT members of their own...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day (11 Sep 2017)

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: .... It removes the charter of fundamental rights from UK law. Let us be very clear that that charter provides digital rights, asylum rights, pension rights for LGBT people and safeguards for maternity rights. At the moment, for example, it ensures that a gay couple who marry here in the UK have their marriage recognised elsewhere in Europe.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: North West (5 Sep 2017)

Mark Hendrick: ...the Home Department, how many police officers at (a) Lancashire, (b) Greater Manchester, (c) Cumbria, (d) Merseyside and (e) Cheshire Constabulary identify as either (i) male, (ii) female, (iii) gay, (iv) lesbian, (v) bisexual, (vi) transgender, (vii) gender fluid, (viii) bi-gender, (ix) non-binary, (x) gender queer, (xi) gender non-conforming, (xii) tri-gender, (xiii) all genders, (xiv)...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2017-18 (5 Sep 2017)

Nicola Sturgeon: independent advice to help us to ensure that all existing and, where appropriate, future rights that are guaranteed by European Union law are protected in Scotland after Brexit. We will take forward the actions in our strategy “A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People”; publish a new race equality action plan; progress the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland)...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2017-18 (5 Sep 2017)

Ruth Davidson: the period ahead. On homelessness, we urge the Government to commit also to a new national homelessness strategy for Scotland. All parties are committed to contributing to one. We also welcome the announcement of a bill to pardon gay and bisexual men. That is an important and necessary step that will allow us to turn the page on the past and ensure that we no longer label consensual...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (27 Jul 2017)

Baroness Barker: Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the living conditions for gay men in Chechnya, including whether those conditions have changed for the better or worse in 2017.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (25 Jul 2017)

Lord Scriven: Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 27 June (HL 186), whether they intend to discuss the reported use of plastic bullets and the breaking up of the Gay Pride march in Istanbul with the government of Turkey.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Flags (20 Jul 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: ...The Department has flown the following non-national and non-military flags at Whitehall and other sites over the last three years: Rainbow Flag - annually during Pride Fortnight and other Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender events Transgender Flag - annually on 31 March. In addition, the Army routinely flies the Armed Forces Day Flag at all Army sites to mark Armed Forces Day.

Refugees - Question for Short Debate (19 Jul 2017)

Lord Scriven: ...on those who seek asylum on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Many of the problems experienced by this group were highlighted in the excellent report by Stonewall and the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group entitled No Safe Refuge. When I attend UK LGIG events and ask people who have been granted asylum what that means to them, they do not talk about work or integration...

Points of Order: Drugs Policy (18 Jul 2017)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi: ...;sarbat da bhalla”—working for the betterment of all, regardless of background, or colour or creed. As I stand here today, I do feel immensely proud to be British; to be part of the most diverse Parliament ever, wherein more women MPs, more ethnic minorities, more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and more people with disabilities have been elected than ever...

Sexual Offences Act 1967 - Question (18 Jul 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...many badgers in the House of Lords but one might see the odd mouse. My noble friend makes a very valid point. Northern Ireland might peer south to southern Ireland, which has just elected its first gay Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, the son of an Indian Immigrant. That is progress indeed. I join my noble friend in paying tribute to the late Lord Arran. Civil partnerships have been legal in...

Organ Donation: Opt-out System — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (13 Jul 2017)

Fiona Bruce: ...were satisfactorily resolved at the time. When the Welsh Government made the case for introducing presumed consent, they based their case, at least in part, on a piece of research by two academics, Abadie and Gay: “Evidence...suggests that introducing an opt-out type system could result in a 25 to 30 per cent increase in deceased organ donation rates which could equate to a further...

Counter-Daesh Update (13 Jul 2017)

Michael Fallon: ...Syria. It is all very well to say that they now welcome the fact that Daesh has been defeated in Iraq, but how much longer would Daesh have continued to behead people, to shoot people and to throw gays off buildings without air power, including British air power, and without the involvement of 68 countries around the world, but not the support of the Scottish nationalists? He should...

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