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Anti-Semitism - Question for Short Debate (13 Sep 2018)

Lord Beecham: my interests as vice-chairman of the New Israel Fund UK and as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism. It is deeply disappointing that this appalling manifestation of racism should still be with us, especially in the light of the dreadful history of the 20th century. It is especially troubling that there are people who are in denial about the problem, with...

Points of Order: Online Forums (11 Sep 2018)

Lucy Powell: ..., or facilitating the resurgence of the far right, online radicalisation is a frighteningly dangerous process which we are not currently equipped to counter. Moreover, the spreading of hate, racism, misogyny, antisemitism or misinformation, knowingly and without any accountability, is dangerous and is having a profound effect on our society. Our newspapers, broadcasters and other...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Racial Discrimination (11 Sep 2018)

Nick Gibb: Racism has no place in our schools and any incident is unacceptable. In July 2017 the Department updated its anti-bullying guidance. This guidance makes it clear that where a school thinks an incident might constitute an offence, they should seek assistance from the police. All schools are required by law to have a behaviour policy which sets expectations of behaviour and outlines measures to...

NHS: Healthcare Data - Motion to Take Note (6 Sep 2018)

Lord Bethell: ...what is in yours, so this is something for us all to be concerned about. I am also worried about the sloppy, arrogant culture of the big tech giants. In my background, I have campaigned against the racism of the far right in Britain and we had to work very hard—it remains a work in progress—to try to get tech companies to take down horrible material from the internet that...

Visas: Forced Marriages - Question (5 Sep 2018)

Baroness Hussein-Ece: My Lords, we have heard about evidence of the Home Office failing to protect victims who say they are at risk of forced marriage, for fear of being accused of racism, as in some of the examples we have been hearing about. But at the same time the Home Office was very happy to deport the Windrush generation, who were legally here, singling them out in a racist way. It has devastated...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (5 Sep 2018)

Jeremy Corbyn: There is no place for racism in any form within our society—on that we are all agreed—and we should tackle it wherever it arises, in our parties as well, and that includes the Conservative party. I join the Prime Minister in congratulating the English and Scottish women’s football teams on their qualification for the World cup, and I look forward to them doing extremely...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Females: Human Rights (7 Aug 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...finalised and agreed will allow the UK to continue participation in EU programmes until their closure, including the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Fund, which promotes non-discrimination, combats racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance as well as promoting rights and equality. This Government has already made a clear commitment to protect workers’ rights, and...

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

Baroness Whitaker: ...of Essex, The Cumulative Effect of Racial Discrimination on the Mental Health of Ethnic Minorities in the UK; and what monitoring they undertake or evidence they collect in relation to the impact of racism on the mental health and wellbeing of Gypsy, Traveller and Roma people.

Standards: Summer Adjournment (24 Jul 2018)

Chris Stephens: ...Nelson Mandela in the city of Glasgow. Comments have been made by many hon. Members, including the hon. Member for Gedling (Vernon Coaker), on the work that I am proud to have done in the last year with Show Racism the Red Card. As the vice-chair of the Show Racism the Red Card all-party group, I was delighted to see schools in my constituency—Lourdes Primary School and Hillington...

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (23 Jul 2018)

James Brokenshire: ...positive reports from the commissioners and important steps forward in delivering children’s services. Tonight, I will address the Tell MAMA parliamentary reception, where I will underline that racism and xenophobia, in whatever form, have no place in our society and should be confronted in the strongest terms.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Hate Crime (23 Jul 2018)

Sam Gyimah: The government takes all forms of hate crime extremely seriously. There is no place in our society - including within higher education – for hatred or any form of harassment, discrimination or racism. Information on the number of hate crimes on university property in the 2016-17 academic year is not held centrally. The Universities UK Harassment and Hate Crime Taskforce, which was...

Referendums: Parliamentary Democracy - Motion to Take Note (19 Jul 2018)

Lord Pickles: ...I am delighted to inform noble Lords has recently seen a massive increase in its membership, I have always been interested in social cohesion and the groups that make up the United Kingdom. At an early age, in the mid-1980s, I was co-chairman of the Joint Committee Against Racism with the late Labour MP Jo Richardson, whom I remember with great affection. Goodness knows what she would make...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the Organization for Security & Cooperation in Europe since December 2017 (19 Jul 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...such as human trafficking and violence against women. The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Post-Holocaust Issues, Lord Pickles, spoke at an OSCE Chairmanship conference on Anti-Semitism in Rome in January and a UK-led event on racism in Vienna in May. Throughout this period, the United Kingdom, with EU partners, has continued to raise human rights concerns at the OSCE. At the...

Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill: Future Relationship Between the UK and the EU (18 Jul 2018)

John Baron: ...the obvious when he says that incorporating protectionist non-tariff barriers is going to make trade deals much more difficult. Let me move on to freedom of movement. The SNP spokesman said that racism is on the rise in this country. There is a sort of implication that if somebody voted to leave, they were somehow anti-immigration. That is completely wrong. Under the current immigration...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Hate Crime (18 Jul 2018)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...a grant of £55,000 to Herts GATE (Gypsy and Traveller Empowerment), an organisation that works to encourage reporting of hate crime in Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities and has set up Report Racism GRT, a third-party hate crime reporting website. The report Recognise Report Resolve draws on material submitted to the Report Racism GRT website, and has been produced independently by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Jul 2018)

Theresa May: is doing is sending “an unprecedented message of contempt” for British Jews. Even some of the right hon. Gentleman’s own MPs are saying that this is anti-Semitic. Anti-Semitism is racism. The Labour party should accept that. The right hon. Gentleman should accept that. We should all sign up, as the Conservative party has, to the definition of the International...

Non-EEA Visas: Inshore Fishing — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)

Deidre Brock: ..., yet we are enforcing net migration targets that are entirely counterproductive. The ever more hostile approach to immigration has not only been damaging economically; it has been distasteful and inhumane and it reeks of racism. Despite all the evidence of the benefits that migrants bring, the Tories have doggedly stuck to the notion that cutting numbers is more important than meeting...

Visit of President Trump: Policing (12 Jul 2018)

Dan Carden: People are protesting against President Trump’s visit because they want to demonstrate their opposition to his bigotry and racism—his comparing migrants to poisonous snakes, and Mexicans to murderers and rapists, and state-sanctioned child abuse—and that is their right. For the Metropolitan police to decide not to allow a platform for speakers at the protest in central...

Public Bill Committee: Voyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill: Examination of Witness (10 Jul 2018)

...on criminal law issues, sets out that motives form an element of an offence only in exceptional circumstances when it comes to criminal law. The example given in that book is of racially aggravated offences in which racism is an element. In many ways the Bill is anomalous, inasmuch as it sets out purposes, whereas three quarters of offences in the Sexual Offences Act 2003, which, after...

Public Bill Committee: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Retention of biometric data for counter-terrorism purposes etc (3 Jul 2018)

Stephen Doughty: ...have six mosques and three Hindu temples—there are many different faiths and backgrounds—but unfortunately we have recently seen concerning examples of far-right extremism. A few months ago, just before I was due to speak at an anti-racism march in Cardiff, neo-Nazi swastikas and slogans were posted all over the community on the route that many children take to school. The...

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