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Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Gareth Johnson: ...magistrates court where a police officer was in tears in the witness box because he had been bitten by somebody and he had just got married but, because tests were still being carried out on him, he was unable to consummate his marriage. He was unable to live a normal family life and he was in tears as a consequence. The House appreciates that when an assault takes place on an emergency...

Grenfell Tower: Business of the House (19 Oct 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: I think that all Members recognise that the Government have done an enormous amount to promote LGBT rights, including by introducing same-sex marriage. The hon. and learned Lady may well wish to raise her specific point during Home Office questions, but I think we can all celebrate the huge achievements that have been made in this country in addressing discrimination against LGBT people, and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Industries (19 Oct 2017)

John Hayes: As I glanced at the Order Paper, as you must also have done, Mr Speaker, I noticed my hon. Friend’s change of name due to the happy event of her marriage, on which the whole House will want to congratulate her. [Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] She has become our own J.Lo. My discussions with the Mayor are regular. The Government are determined to find a way forward on taxi...

Surgical Mesh Implants — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (18 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: ...and curl at the edges. The material can degrade, cut through internal tissues, poke through the vaginal wall and stick to organs, causing pain, incontinence, urinary infections and a loss of sex life. Marriages have been destroyed and people have been left unable to walk, work or even to pick up their young children. Knowing those risks, how many in this Chamber would consent to a mesh...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Government Equalities Office: EU Law (18 Oct 2017)

Anne Milton: The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has overall responsibility for the Civil Partnership Act 2004, the Equality Act 2006, the Equality Act 2010 and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) 2013. The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will convert European Union law into UK law as it applies in the UK at the moment of exit. This will ensure that, wherever possible, the same rules and laws will apply...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crime: Children (16 Oct 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...required tailored support which addresses their specific needs and vulnerabilities. Child criminal exploitation can consist of a range of criminal activities including cannabis cultivation, sham marriage, county lines, forced begging, benefit fraud and theft. The National Crime Agency includes criminal exploitation within the labour exploitation statistics. In the year to June 2017,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Marriage Guidance: Finance (12 Oct 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it remains his policy to double relationship support funding to £70 million during the course of the current Parliament.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Families: Counselling (12 Oct 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: ...free of charge. In addition, DWP funds the provision of relationship support services - this includes couple counselling delivered by a range of voluntary sector providers including Relate, Marriage Care and Tavistock Relationships.

Iran: Human Rights — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Fabian Hamilton: ...of 1979. The right hon. Lady brought to our attention the suffering inflicted daily by the revolutionary Government on their own population—something that we are all aware of. The fact that 40,000 marriages of girls between 10 and 14 years old were approved in 2015 is enough to make us deeply concerned. The right hon. Lady was right to point to the cruelty and the lack of any regard...

European Union (Approvals) Bill: Baby Loss Awareness Week (10 Oct 2017)

Tim Loughton: There have been some exceptional speeches on this sensitive issue. I am not sure whether my hon. Friend is aware that my private Member’s Bill—the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill—includes a clause to give coroners the power to investigate late-term stillbirths. Extraordinarily, that is currently not available to them. Many parents who have...

Devolution (Constitution Committee Reports) - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (9 Oct 2017)

...Road in the town of Alyth in 1934. They came from a mill cottage with an earthen floor. My mother was born there in 1936 on the kitchen table, as she would often tell me, and thank goodness for Formica. Upon marriage, my father moved into the same house and it was there that my brother and sister were born. Indeed, for the first few years of their marriage that is where they lived,...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Family Planning (9 Oct 2017)

Alistair Burt: ...sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR): from tackling HIV, to family planning, to maternal and newborn health, to combatting Female Genital Mutilation and child, early and forced marriage, to supporting safe abortion. We are the second largest donor to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria; the largest donor to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and we recently...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Marriage (21 Sep 2017)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have encouraged the government of Pakistan to enact laws recognising the legality of Christian marriages.

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

Pauline McNeill: ...heard the outcome of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee’s work on prisoner voting. Parliaments have often gone beyond the legal and convention requirements, such as with the legislation on equal marriage and gender recognition. Credit is due to former Prime Minister David Cameron for equal marriage across the UK and to the Scottish Government for implementing that into Scots...

Scottish Parliament: Homophobia in Sport (19 Sep 2017)

Mary Fee: ...sport and thereby enabling the debate to take place. Almost two decades since the formation of the Scottish Parliament, massive gains have been made in LGBT rights in Scotland. Rights such as equal marriage rights have been hard fought for by tens of thousands of strong, proud LGBT activists and campaigners, but despite those advances, discrimination against LGBT people persists in all...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Marriage: Northern Ireland (13 Sep 2017)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the case Smyth 2017 No. 038954 on legal recognition for humanist marriages in Northern Ireland, what effect the absence of a Northern Ireland Executive has on the Government of Northern Ireland's authority to continue to contest that case; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Marriage: Northern Ireland (13 Sep 2017)

Steve McCabe: ...(a) Department of Finance and Registrar General's Office and (b) Office of the Northern Ireland Attorney General have spent contesting case Smyth 2017 No. 038954 on legal recognition of humanist marriages in Northern Ireland at the (i) High Court and (ii) Court of Appeal.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electronic Government: Proof of Identity (13 Sep 2017)

Caroline Nokes: ...: company car tax (HMRC) The following services have also connected to GOV.UK Verify, but are not currently available to the public: Tax credits service (HMRC) Claim a tax refund (HMRC) Marriage Allowance (HMRC)

UK and EU Relations - Motion to Take Note (12 Sep 2017)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...that the Government’s position in negotiations is being hampered by that irrational doggedness in rejecting a European court that would arbitrate in disputes between the EU and UK. Divorces are never easy, especially after a long marriage and when both parties want to remain on friendly terms afterwards, and especially when there are children involved. It was inevitable that as the...

Domestic Violence: Victims - Question (12 Sep 2017)

Baroness Butler-Sloss: ...needed for men as well as women. A minority of men are at risk, and it is extremely difficult for them to find anywhere to go if they have to leave home. There is also a need for victims of forced marriage, many of whom are underage. They also are not really looked after at the moment.


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