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Home Department: Topical Questions (13 Jul 2020)

Rachel Hopkins: .... On 23 June, I asked the Home Secretary when she would implement the review’s sixth recommendation: to accurately teach British colonial history in the Home Office to tackle institutional racism. The Windrush generation has waited too long for justice. The Government must not continue to drag their feet. The Home Secretary said that she would bring forward a timeline and an action plan...

Education Settings: Autumn Opening - Statement (8 Jul 2020)

Baroness Uddin: ...disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 means that fear has reverberated throughout those communities. Will the Government ensure that we do everything we can to mitigate any harassment, bullying, racism or Islamophobia, which detrimentally affects children’s education and well-being?

Northern Ireland Assembly: The Executive Office: Minority Ethnic Communities: Good Relations Funding (7 Jul 2020)

Caoimhe Archibald: They are really important projects and work streams. Over the past number of weeks, we have seen very public demonstrations against racism in the Black Lives Matter protests, but we also really need to see systemic and structural change to tackle division and discrimination. Can the Minister confirm that the Executive remain fully committed to tackling the scourges of sectarianism and racism...

Northern Ireland Assembly: The Executive Office: Racial Equality Strategy 2015-2025 (7 Jul 2020)

Justin McNulty: ...and that, particularly given the over-zealous approach by police to the Black Lives Matter protest and the inconsistency of that with their approach to other recent mass gatherings, institutional racism exists here?

Written Answers — Department for Education: History: Curriculum (7 Jul 2020)

Nick Gibb: The Department is committed to an inclusive education system which recognises and embraces diversity and supports all pupils and students to tackle racism and have the knowledge and tools to do so. The national curriculum is a framework setting out the content of what the Department expects schools to cover in each subject. The curriculum does not set out how curriculum subjects, or topics...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Bullying and Racial Harassment (7 Jul 2020)

Vicky Ford: Racism in all its forms is abhorrent and has no place in our society. Schools play a crucial role in helping young people understand the world around them and their place within it. All schools are legally required to have a behaviour policy with measures to prevent all forms of bullying and they have the freedom to develop their own anti-bulling strategies and monitoring approaches to best...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman: Nomination (6 Jul 2020)

Robbie Butler: ...sector over the past 30 years. She is an honours graduate in politics and economics from Queen's University and holds a master's degree from Bristol University in social science, with a focus on racism and ethnic minority communities. Ms Kelly has a wealth of experience in working with children, young people and families and has held senior roles in many children and family organisations....

Written Answers — Department for Education: History: Curriculum (6 Jul 2020)

Baroness Berridge: The department is committed to an inclusive education system which recognises and embraces diversity and supports all pupils and students to tackle racism and have the knowledge and tools to do so. The national curriculum is a framework setting out the content of what the department expects schools to cover in each subject. The curriculum does not set out how curriculum subjects, or topics...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Community Policing as Lockdown Measures Ease: Community Policing as Lockdown Measures Ease (6 Jul 2020)

Sadiq Khan: ...work with the police and communities to draw up an action plan for improving confidence, transparency and accountability. We are working closely with the MPS to ensure a zero-tolerance approach to racism and discrimination and to ensure its workforce is truly representative of our city and of all the communities it is here to serve. I want to thank, Chair, through you,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: International Decade for People of African Descent (3 Jul 2020)

Nigel Adams: The UK Government strongly supports the UN International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024) and remains committed to combating racism, both domestically and internationally. There are no guidelines setting out how countries should mark the Decade. The UK has chosen to combat racism throughout the lifetime of the Decade by continuing to work to eradicate discrimination and...

Finance Bill: New Clause 19 - Taxation of coronavirus support payments (2 Jul 2020)

Ruth Jones: ...communities. A report commissioned by the Welsh Labour Government under First Minister Mark Drakeford was published recently, and it rightly calls for action to tackle the structural and systematic racism that may have contributed to the higher than average death rate in BME communities. Addressing those structural inequalities must be integral to the economic recovery for which our city...

Lammy Review - Commons Urgent Question (2 Jul 2020)

The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given on Tuesday 30 June in the House of Commons. “Racism is an abomination. It is morally and intellectually bankrupt, and it strikes at the foundations of a fair and just society. It is particularly corrosive when found within the criminal justice system, because in that context the stakes are particularly high—guilt or innocence; freedom...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Racial Discrimination (1 Jul 2020)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many discrimination cases concerning racism have been brought against the Ministry of Defence by (1) current, and (2) former, employees in each year since 2010.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No. 5) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 (30 Jun 2020)

Gerry Carroll: ...that it is safe. At the same time, the Executive ask us to pass the amendment (No. 5) regulations, which were used by the PSNI to fine and threaten BAME protesters for taking a safe stand against racism. You do not need a fine-tooth comb to find the glaring hypocrisy there. Indeed, despite warnings from various medical experts, virologists, workers and trade unions about rushing to reopen...

Lammy Review (30 Jun 2020)

Alex Chalk: Racism is an abomination. It is morally and intellectually bankrupt, and it strikes at the foundations of a fair and just society. It is particularly corrosive when found within the criminal justice system, because in that context the stakes are particularly high—guilt or innocence; freedom or incarceration. That is why the Government, back in 2017, commissioned the Lammy review into the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Inspections (30 Jun 2020)

Afzal Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether Ofsted are required to examine individual school policies and handling of racism in inspections.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Racial Discrimination (30 Jun 2020)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure her Department does not contain institutional racism.

Written Answers — Department for Education: History: Curriculum (30 Jun 2020)

Baroness Berridge: The department is committed to an inclusive education system which recognises and embraces diversity and supports all pupils and students to tackle racism and have the knowledge and tools to do so. The national curriculum is a framework setting out the content of what the department expects schools to cover in each subject. The curriculum does not set out how curriculum subjects, or topics...

Xinjiang: Uyghurs (29 Jun 2020)

Chi Onwurah: The Uyghurs are singled out because they are Muslim, so their treatment reflects global Islamophobia as well as Chinese racism. The terrible persecution they suffer is often facilitated by technology, with local companies developing facial recognition and other surveillance technologies that they will then try to sell to us. The Minister talks vaguely about encouraging due diligence, but what...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Racial Discrimination (29 Jun 2020)

Afzal Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what training his Department requires of (a) prospective teachers and (b) teachers on anti-racism and racial literacy.


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