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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (21 Oct 2016)

Registration of Marriage Bill - 2nd reading – Edward Argar. Legislation

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (21 Oct 2016)

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL] - 2nd reading – Baroness Tonge. Legislation

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Public Petition: End the Veto on Marriage Equality (20 Sep 2016)

Public Petition: End the Veto on Marriage Equality

Quantitative Easing (15 Sep 2016)

Peter Dowd: It has been geek central in the House this afternoon. I thank the hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Ian Blackford) for bringing this debate to the Chamber. I agree that a marriage between fiscal policy and monetary policy, which works in a constructive fashion, is a fair point. I also agree with the hon. Member for Wycombe (Mr Baker) about the wealth inequality and wealth justice...

Conflict in Fragile States - Motion to Take Note (15 Sep 2016)

Baroness Tonge: ...of the risk of rape. Young girls in particular were most at risk. As a consequence, the mothers told me that they tried to get their daughters married off as quickly as possible to any male who was willing. Child marriage, with all its horrors, was rife in that camp. The only thing that really concerned the mothers in their predicament was not their daughters’ immaturity, but that at...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Government Equalities Office: Females (15 Sep 2016)

Caroline Dinenage: ...; project…. (Apr 2016). GEO funded the Freedom Charity to expand their ‘Train the Trainers’ project to reach a greater number of communities and empower teachers to deal with the topic of forced marriage sensitively and confidently. This funding enabled an additional 3,620 students and 1,230 staff to learn about forced marriage with Freedom. 5 Launch the second phase...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Civil Partnerships and Marriage (15 Sep 2016)

Philip Davies: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, how many (a) civil partnerships, (b) conversions of civil partnerships into marriages and (c) same sex marriages have taken place since 10 December 2014.

Scottish Parliament: Domestic Abuse Law (15 Sep 2016)

Rona Mackay: ...waiting times in domestic abuse cases. Of course, as has been discussed during the debate, we have excellent organisations that offer support to victims, such as Scottish Women’s Aid, the national domestic abuse and forced marriage helpline Scotland and Rape Crisis Scotland, to name but a few. Incidentally, anyone who visits those organisations’ websites will see the chilling...

Cross-departmental Strategy on Social Justice — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (14 Sep 2016)

David Burrowes: ...her focus continues to be fighting against “burning” social injustices. At the root and heart of injustice is the lack of opportunity to have the care of two parents and, indeed, to be part of a commitment of marriage. The point of this debate, which I was involved in seeking to secure, is for the Minister to do a very straightforward thing: to confirm, as we hope is the case,...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Crimes of Violence (13 Sep 2016)

Rory Stewart: ...contexts. We now have 127 programmes tackling this abuse in its many forms. This includes prevention of, and response to, domestic violence, acid attacks, FGM and child, early and forced marriage. For example, we are supporting the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women, which specialises in providing grants for small women’s and civil society organisations to tackle multiple...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Housing Selection Scheme (12 Sep 2016)

Jennifer Palmer: grasp his chance with both hands to amend that. First, it is important to recognise that young men have been proactively discriminated against in the housing selection scheme. In cases of marriage breakdown, the assumption was that the woman, in particular a mother who had majority custody of the children, was given priority, but that was only partially due to the lack of housing,...

Written Answers — Home Office: Marriage of Convenience: Convictions (9 Sep 2016)

Craig Whittaker: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many convictions there have been for offences relating to cases of immigration marriage fraud in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Bereavement Benefits: Cohabitation (9 Sep 2016)

Caroline Nokes: A key principle of the National Insurance system is that all rights to benefits derived from another person’s contributions are based on the concept of legal marriage or civil partnership. This is a long-standing position in bereavement benefits and will continue under the new Bereavement Support Payment, the provisions of which were debated during the passage of the Pensions Act 2014....

Bangladesh (Religious Minorities) (8 Sep 2016)

Fiona Bruce: ...her to “be careful”. A number of her relatives have also had to leave the country after they were followed at university and told to convert to Islam “under the fear of death”. An attempt was made to coerce one of her female relatives into a forced marriage with a Muslim. Rosaline reports that her and her family’s experiences are not isolated and that they...

Chibok Schoolgirls — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (8 Sep 2016)

Anne McLaughlin: ...hands of their kidnappers or in bombing campaigns against Boko Haram, but nobody knows for sure. Despite not knowing where these girls are, we do know that some have been forced to change religion, some have been raped in forced so-called marriages and all have been forced to live transitory lives in forest regions far away from their homes, families and everything that is familiar to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Marriage (8 Sep 2016)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to encourage recognition of same-sex marriage in countries where it is not currently recognised.

Homelessness - Question for Short Debate (7 Sep 2016)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...helped more than 10,000 vulnerable people access privately rented accommodation through the 14 million access to the private rented sector programme run by Crisis. Again, I pay tribute to the work it does, as was also mentioned by the noble Lord, Lord Cashman. I am aware of the difference this scheme made for someone whose marriage had broken down and who lost his home. He was helped...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Department for International Development: Females (7 Sep 2016)

Rory Stewart: ...women and girls, nearly doubling our programming, from 64 programmes in 2012 to 127 in 2016, and working with partners across all sectors. Our 36 million programme to end Child, Early and Forced Marriage is helping thousands of girls escape losing any choice or control over their future. We have committed 8 million to support AmplifyChange, an initiative to support civil...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Females (7 Sep 2016)

Caroline Dinenage: ...; project…. (Apr 2016). GEO funded the Freedom Charity to expand their ‘Train the Trainers’ project to reach a greater number of communities and empower teachers to deal with the topic of forced marriage sensitively and confidently. This funding enabled an additional 3,620 students and 1,230 staff to learn about forced marriage with Freedom. 3 DfE Publish a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (7 Sep 2016)

Tom Watson: ...Speaker, for my hon. Friend the Member for Lancaster and Fleetwood (Cat Smith), a new member of my team. She is on her honeymoon and cannot be with us today, but I am sure we wish her well in her marriage to Ben. My colleague may be on her honeymoon, but let me reassure the ministerial team that the honeymoon period for the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is well and truly over. I...

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