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Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Coronavirus (26 Sep 2022)

Jonathan Gullis: ...: https://find-dfe-approved-framework.service.gov.uk/list/air- cleaning. Most infectious diseases in education and childcare settings should be managed by following the advice set out by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA): https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-protection -in-schools-and-other-childcare-facilities. If a school suspects an incident or outbreak, they should...

Ukraine (22 Sep 2022)

Wera Hobhouse: ...for the recommendation from the hon. Member for Rutland and Melton (Alicia Kearns). The Government, along with the international community, need to aid Ukraine to ensure that there is a robust response to gender-based violence. That must include post-rape care, access to abortion and mental health support. Our human response demands that we make sexual, reproductive and maternal...

Health and Social Care Update (22 Sep 2022)

Therese Coffey: ...will lay in the Libraries of both Houses. It sets out a range of measures to help the NHS and social care perform at their best for patients. The plan will inform patients and empower them to live healthier lives; place an intensive focus on primary care, the gateway to the NHS for most people; use prevention to strengthen resilience and the health of the nation; and improve performance...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Air Pollution (20 Sep 2022)

Jonathan Gullis: The Department is not currently planning to fund air quality monitors or fund additional air cleaning units for schools in areas where air pollution levels exceed World Health Organisation guideline limits. More information on the number of air cleaning units delivered to schools with poor ventilation can be found at: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-sta...

Scottish Parliament: Tributes to Her Late Majesty the Queen (20 Sep 2022)

Jackson Carlaw: ...the whole sermon very carefully and, when he turned over the first page in delivering it, all the other pages tumbled on to the floor in front of him and he was completely lost for words. In her response, Her Majesty said that she remembered his father and that she recalled saying to Prince Philip how commendably brief his sermon had been. My second example, which I have always treasured,...

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

Lord Benyon: ...join everyone in welcoming the noble Baroness, Lady Willis, to this place, and congratulate her on an absolutely outstanding maiden speech. One of the best duties that I have as a Minister is being responsible for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and before being a professor of biodiversity at the University of Oxford, the noble Baroness was director of science at Kew, an extraordinary...

Liverpool Port Access: Rimrose Valley (7 Sep 2022)

Peter Dowd: ...told people that their homes would be safe, then issued the threat of compulsory purchase orders on homes and businesses. It withheld information on the environmental impact of the scheme from the public during the first consultation, thereby making an informed decision impossible. It has created divisions between communities in selecting the options it presented to the public. It ignored...

Scottish Parliament: Public Sector Pay and Emergency Budget Review (7 Sep 2022)

John Swinney: ..., so I urge the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer not to waste another day before setting out their plans. Today, I will update Parliament on the impact of the cost crisis on the public finances, and the steps that we will take to keep them in balance while funding the support that is in our power to provide. The crisis is not just a cost of living crisis, as some...

Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme: Covid-19 (6 Sep 2022)

Andrew Gwynne: ..., the rates of death from covid-19 are lower for the fully vaccinated in all age groups. In August 2021, just eight months after the first vaccine had been administered in this country, the UK Health Security Agency estimated that over 90,000 lives had already been saved in England alone thanks to the vaccination programme. Covid vaccines went through several stages of clinical trials...

Unavoidably Small Hospitals — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (6 Sep 2022)

Jim Shannon: ...at St Mary’s; it is great to be back in Westminster Hall, in this parliamentary term, to discuss that. May I say how pleased I am to see the Minister in her place? She has a real understanding of health issues and I am sure her response will encourage us all, and particularly the hon. Member for Isle of Wight. I am also pleased to see the shadow Minister, the hon. Member for Enfield...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2022-23 (6 Sep 2022)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...across the UK means that mitigation is nowhere near sufficient. It is therefore essential that I also address today the wider context. What is needed now is action on a scale similar to the Covid response—action that will tackle the causes of inflation and pull the UK back from the brink. That means action to reform the energy market, action to freeze energy prices, more cash support for...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2022-23 (6 Sep 2022)

Anas Sarwar: ...government that recognises the scale of the challenges facing our country. The most immediate challenge is the cost of living crisis, but wider action is also needed on the economy, the national health service, education and more, which I will come back to. The cost of living crisis is a national emergency on the scale of the pandemic, and dealing with it requires both of Scotland’s...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Educational Institutions: Coronavirus (5 Sep 2022)

Will Quince: Public health advice is that testing is no longer advised for pupils, students, and staff in education and childcare settings. The success of the COVID-19 vaccination programme means that immunity levels are high. Therefore, testing takes a less important role in preventing serious illness. As such, the majority of free testing ended on 1 April. The most effective protection against severe...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Educational Institutions: Coronavirus (5 Sep 2022)

Will Quince: As we all learn to live with COVID-19, public health experts will manage COVID-19 like other respiratory illnesses with a focus on protecting those at highest risk. Individual education and childcare providers continue to have responsibility for putting in place proportionate control measures in compliance with health and safety law, to ensure they meet their health and safety duties. Most...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Work of the Home Office (5 Sep 2022)

Priti Patel: Today I am updating Parliament on Home Office delivery since my statement of 31 March 2022. The Department is committed to delivering better outcomes for the public and will continue to work to deliver a safer, fairer and more prosperous United Kingdom. Reducing Crime The first job of any government is to keep its people safe, which is why we have made it our absolute priority to get more...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Election of Speaker and Deputy Speakers (3 Aug 2022)

Gerry Carroll: ...are wilfully ignoring the plight of the vast majority of people who are struggling to keep their heads above water due to spiralling costs and political inaction. They have abdicated from their responsibility for tackling the current crisis and have done so to suit their own narrow political interests. While the DUP refuse to do business in the Chamber, they also refuse to do business...

Heatwave Response - Statement (21 Jul 2022)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: My Lords, the response to this extraordinary event has been extremely good. I hope the Minister will agree with me that the local responses were as important as the national effort. This reinforces the argument that we need to pay more attention to ensuring that our local authorities, their public health officers and others play a larger role and have the resources necessary to help their...

Written Ministerial Statements — Prime Minister: Government Delivery (21 Jul 2022)

Boris Johnson: ...and Cooperation Agreement that preserves zero tariff, zero quota trade. Since our exit, we have been seizing the opportunities that come with this new freedom. We have signed three major new trade deals with Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, supporting food, drink and manufacturing exports as well as digital trade, and taking our total number of FTAs to over 70, with negotiations...

Seafarers’ Wages Bill [HL] - Second Reading (20 Jul 2022)

Lord Mackay of Clashfern: ..., was accepted. A short distance may make a big difference in status, as your Lordships have noticed. I thought, if your Lordships will permit me, it might be of interest to give a summary of the responsibilities I had in the two offices I held, which have now completely changed. Before doing so, I wish briefly to support this Second Reading. For most of the time since 1972, I have been a...

Women’s Health Strategy for England (20 Jul 2022)

Carolyn Harris: .... Although better menopause training for doctors of the future is essential, there is not much in the strategy now in terms of upskilling GPs or prescriber medics, such as pharmacists or women’s health nurses. With only 14% of women accessing hormone replacement therapy and menopause care, through medical lack of awareness in diagnosing and prescribing, training medical professionals of...


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