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Science and Technology Committee: Anti-bullying Week — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (15 Nov 2018)

Daniel Zeichner: ...Anti-Bullying Alliance found that one child in four aged from seven to 15 reports being frequently bullied, while more than a third of disabled children and those with special educational needs are victims of regular bullying. Nearly half of school pupils say that their friends use discriminatory language towards LGBT people. Last year, a poll by the Diana Award found that 61% of school...

Appointment of Sir Roger Scruton (12 Nov 2018)

Clive Efford: appointed to public office who holds extreme views. There is a difference between dealing with controversial issues and expressing specific views on issues such as Islamophobia, antisemitism and racism in general, and links with right-wing organisations. Did the Secretary of State satisfy himself that those views had never been expressed—those links did not exist—before he...

Attacks on Neil Lennon (Bigotry and Racism) (8 Nov 2018)

Attacks on Neil Lennon (Bigotry and Racism)

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Great Lakes Region: Slavery (6 Nov 2018)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of levels of racism on modern slavery and human trafficking in the African Great Lakes Region.

Bill Presented: Bullying and Harassment: Cox Report (5 Nov 2018)

Valerie Vaz: ...not suggesting that this is like the civil service. I was just saying that if you are going through a process you need to be trained in it. I think that some people do not understand what sexism or racism is. They do not understand certain behaviours. If people at the top are expected to do it, everyone should do it. There is not an issue; half a day should be acceptable.

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (5 Nov 2018)

James Brokenshire: ...the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. As we mourn the tragic events in Pittsburgh, especially in the context of this week’s 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, we are clear that racism and xenophobia in whatever form have no place in our society and will be confronted in the strongest terms.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Hate Crime (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...While freedom of speech is a vital cornerstone of our society, everybody must remember that they have responsibilities not to spread hatred or fear. As part of the EU High Level Group on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and Other Forms of Intolerance, the UK has been a leading voice in the creation of a voluntary EU Code of Conduct which holds social media companies responsible for the removal...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Caravan Sites (5 Nov 2018)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to provide sufficient Gypsy and Traveller sites to meet the recommendations of (1) the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance, (2) the UN Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, (3) the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, (4) the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child,...

Business of the House (1 Nov 2018)

John Cryer: ...the perpetrator but instead moved Ms Gayle to another seat; points out that Ryanair have still not contacted Ms Gayle or any member of her family; condemns Ryanair's tolerance of a clear case of racism; and calls on the airline to conduct an immediate inquiry and to offer an unreserved apology to Ms Gayle.] Ryanair moved her and not the abuser, and has since not contacted the family,...

Scottish Parliament: Antisemitism (1 Nov 2018)

...of a lack of understanding or knowledge, it is sometimes important that we give them a chance to learn, because education and learning are an important part of combating antisemitism, intolerance and racism of all forms. The SNP is responsible for the decisions that we take on those matters and is answerable for those decisions, but in all such matters, we have consulted the Scottish...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (30 Oct 2018)

Mark Field: ...-elect Bolsonaro received a clear mandate from the Brazilian people, and we will of course endeavour to work with his Administration. However, as the hon. Gentleman will be aware, our view on racism, homophobia and misogyny is clear—it would never be acceptable. We will remain the strongest of champions on human rights on the international stage and will not shy away from expressing...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Traveller Encampments (29 Oct 2018)

Kate Green: ...Travellers and the police”, the report published last week by the Traveller Movement? Will he take note of the concerns in that report that police officers still display signs of unconscious bias and racism towards the Traveller community, and will he meet the all-party parliamentary group for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma to discuss those concerns?

Business of the House (18 Oct 2018)

Valerie Vaz: ...for preventing child trafficking. May we have a statement on what the Government are doing to tackle modern slavery in the UK? It is Black History Month and tomorrow is wear red day, a campaign by Show Racism the Red Card. I and many other hon. Members signed a petition for the removal of a sociology textbook approved by the exam board AQA, which is presumably also approved by the...

Religious Intolerance and Prejudice - Motion to Take Note (17 Oct 2018)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...noble and learned friend Lord Mackay all referred to it. I was very interested in talking to HOPE not hate and, like the noble Lord, Lord Hain, I pay tribute to the work it does, as well as to Kick It Out and Show Racism the Red Card. They all do great work. I was interested in what it said about the massive amount of damage that can be done by a few lone wolves, often sitting in a bedsit,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Oct 2018)

Julian Knight: ...the actions of a Solihull Green councillor, as reported in the Birmingham Mail, who has written a guide to attracting and tricking British National party voters? There is no place for pandering to racism in my town or in our politics.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Hate Crime (12 Oct 2018)

Nick Gibb: Racism has no place in our schools and any incident is unacceptable. All schools are required by law to have a behaviour policy which outlines measures to prevent all forms of bullying. The Department issues guidance to schools on how to prevent and tackle bullying. This was last updated in July 2017 and outlines the Government’s approach to bullying, the legal obligations and powers...

Arts: Impact of Brexit - Motion to Take Note (11 Oct 2018)

Baroness Wheatcroft: ...;but my concerns for that institution and others like it remain deep. The British Museum employs people from all around the world. It is a museum of the world for the world, but after the Brexit vote those people encountered racism on the floor of the museum for the first time. I have spoken to people from all over the world working there who now feel less comfortable being in this country...

Scottish Parliament: Women and Girls in Sport Week (4 Oct 2018)

Anas Sarwar: ...and inspiring others. In women’s football we have the fantastic success of the Scottish women’s football team in reaching the world cup finals in France next year. Alex McLeish was here last week for a Show Racism the Red Card photo call, and he was quick to highlight the success of the women’s team and to pray that we have the same success for the men’s team. I...

Scottish Parliament: Human Rights Defenders (Support and Protection) (26 Sep 2018)

Gail Ross: empowering and educating children to have a compassionate approach to life. By encouraging them to help others to defend those rights, we will start to bring down the walls that we have built for ourselves—bigotry, religious divides, racism, homophobia and, dare I say it, even political differences. Normalising respect for and dedication to human rights from a young age is already...

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...

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