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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Timetables (25 Jul 2018)

Baroness Sugg: We have been clear that the unacceptable disruption following the introduction of the May timetable must not be allowed to happen again. The May timetable change attempted to implement the most extensive change in years. As a result of the disruption, the rail industry has reviewed its approach for the next planned timetable change and recommended a scaled-back approach to ensure passengers...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Press Freedom (25 Jul 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ..., including freedom of expression. The former Foreign Secretary raised the UK's concerns about freedom of expression in Burma with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi during her visit to the UK in May 2017, and his specific concerns about the continued detention of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo when he met her during his visit to Burma in February 2018. The UK will continue to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health: Travellers (25 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...identifying as gypsies or travellers. Prison recording systems such as the Prison National Offender Information System (p-NOMIS) do not hold clinical data, although individual prisoners’ records may refer to aspects of it where relevant. An example is that a vulnerable prisoner being supported through the Assessment, Care in Custody and Teamwork (ACCT) process may have mental...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Drownings (25 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: The provision of National Health Service bereavement services is a local matter. These services may offer a range of support to bereaved people and are typically designed to support people regardless of the circumstance of that bereavement. There are also a number of charities and support networks that that specialise in providing support to those who have lost a loved one in particular...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ibrutinib (25 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: On 22 May I met with the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Association, and Lord Forsyth regarding the use of ibrutinib in England. Following this meeting, I met with NHS England and the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence to discuss the treatment criteria set by NHS England for ibrutinib. As a result, NHS England committed to receiving, and reviewing by the end of July, any further...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Amyloidosis (25 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...-14), 2,589 (2014-15), 2,668 (2015-16) and 2,703 (2016-17) admissions, respectively, that had a primary diagnosis of amyloidosis. Admissions do not represent the number of patients, as a person may have more than one admission within the period.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Liothyronine (25 Jul 2018)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...on 4 July (HL8857), whether patient groups were consulted in relation to the discussions on Liothyronine (T3) at the meetings of the Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee held in January and May 2018.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Antidepressants (25 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: Antidepressants are an important group of medicines which help patients who suffer depressive illness and anxiety disorders. As with all medicines, anti-depressants may be associated with side effects in some individuals, and information on side effects is included in the product information for prescribers (the Summary of Product Characteristics) and patients (the Patient Information...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions (25 Jul 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...they must ensure that the pupil is not present in a public place at any time during school hours. Any parent who fails to comply with this duty without reasonable justification commits an offence and may be given a fixed penalty notice or be prosecuted. The head teacher must notify the parents of the days on which their duty applies without delay and, at the latest, by the end of the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children (25 Jul 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...the key principles of the legislation which underpins England’s child protection system is that children are best looked after within their families. However, as a last resort, local authorities may apply to the independent courts for a decision about removing a child from his or her family – for the child’s safety. In making these decisions, the courts must be satisfied...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Blood Diseases (25 Jul 2018)

Baroness Buscombe: ...part of their ongoing training All Healthcare Professionals have access to a range of resources as well as experienced clinicians to support them in assessing claimants with conditions that they may not be familiar with. We work extensively with our Assessment Providers to make improvements to guidance and training to ensure that all claimants receive objective, accurate and high...

Written Answers — Home Office: Pornography: Children (25 Jul 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: Manga and CGI material interpreted as representing a child or children involved in sexual activity, where the material is deemed as prohibited it is investigated by law enforcement, which may include preservation orders resulting in the material being taken down. If the site is outside the UK, it is reported by the NCA to the host country via Interpol channels to take appropriate action.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (25 Jul 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...for the Government and where there is evidence that a particular product or environment is causing harm, we will take action. The government Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility in May sought to ensure the right balance between socially responsible growth of industry, and the protection of the most vulnerable, including children, from gambling-related harm. We have committed...

Petition - Home Education: Draft Guidance and the Consultation: First-tier Tribunals and Freeholders (24 Jul 2018)

Lucy Frazer: ...the landlord specifying in broad terms the landlord’s alleged breaches and what the landlord must do to remedy them. If the landlord does not take remedial action within a reasonable period, the leaseholders may then apply to the first-tier tribunal for the appointment of a manager. Usually, the party applying nominates the individual manager they wish to have appointed, who is then...

Petition - Asylum Decisions (24 Jul 2018)

Kate Green: I am presenting only one petition this evening. May I start by drawing the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests? It was notified to the Petitions Office yesterday, but I am afraid it appears not to have made it on to the Order Paper. I present this petition on behalf of the residents of the United Kingdom, and I want to thank my friends in...

Standards: Summer Adjournment (24 Jul 2018)

Paul Maynard: ...some important points about the distribution of public land in her constituency and had ideas for new parks. I happen to think that parks are one of this country’s urban treasures, and we should always do more to promote them. I wish her well in her campaign. It may be the first year that the hon. Member for Glasgow North East (Mr Sweeney) has been in the Chamber, but I can...

Family Hubs (24 Jul 2018)

Jim Shannon: ...gave me that quote, which I kept on the wall for a great many years until I redecorated the place. That is the thrust of what I have always said: “You’re never quite sure what troubles that person has. That smile just may hide the cataclysmic problems they face.” The problems I see in my office are the tip of the iceberg of what people face. I will talk about family hubs...

House of Lords: Sittings - Motion to Resolve (24 Jul 2018)

Lord McAvoy: ...Brexit legislation. I confess that this confuses me a little, as earlier in the year he appeared to be calling for Brexit legislation to go as slowly as possible, although I readily accept that that may be my misunderstanding. Government can and does continue over the summer, as does opposition. I feel sure that a break will ensure that noble Lords are fully rested and re-energised for the...

[Sir Graham Brady in the Chair] (24 Jul 2018)

Alex Norris: ...the east and west midlands. It is a cost-effective package, with an additional 24 trains per hour improving east-west connectivity. At the moment, it takes 69 minutes to go the 50 miles from Nottingham to Birmingham. As you may know, Sir Graham, I am pretty quick on my feet, and sometimes it feels like I could beat the train. I think we can do better than 50 miles in 69 minutes. The hub...

Wylfa Nuclear Power Project: Taxpayer Liability for Safety — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (24 Jul 2018)

Alan Brown: ...has been happening in the case of Wylfa. After the first speculation about the Government discussing financial arrangements about the tax on Wylfa, I tabled a parliamentary question. That was in mid-May, but I was not able to get a meaningful response because of commercial confidentiality. Eventually, the Government made a statement on 4 June. So, while we hear about checks and balances...

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