Results 141–160 of 242 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Angela Crawley

National Living Wage (18 Apr 2016)

Angela Crawley: I congratulate the hon. Member for Mitcham and Morden (Siobhain McDonagh) on securing this debate, and I wish her well with her recovery. I am only sorry that she could not be in the Chamber to deliver her speech, but I thank the right hon. Member for Enfield North (Joan Ryan) for opening the debate. As a signatory to this motion, I want to recognise that the idea of a living wage sounds...

National Living Wage (18 Apr 2016)

Angela Crawley: We can agree that workers deserve a real living wage, but this is not a real living wage. To go back to my argument, it is merely an enhanced minimum wage. While I would welcome a living wage, this does not meet the mark. Sadly, this does not even apply to those under 25. Try telling a 17-year-old part-time worker that their work is of less value than that of someone who is a few years older....

National Living Wage (18 Apr 2016)

Angela Crawley: Although it will always be welcome if people have more pennies in their pocket, the Government are not looking at the full picture. When cuts to universal credit outweigh any benefit from the so-called national living wage, how can it be defended as a national living wage at all?

National Living Wage (18 Apr 2016)

Angela Crawley: I thank the hon. Gentleman for making that valid point. Despite the Chancellor’s claim that the lowest-paid workers need a pay rise—indeed, they do deserve a pay rise—his actions will result in the rich getting richer while people in low-wage jobs see no real benefit. Indeed, they will experience an erosion of any employer benefits that they once had. It is telling that the...

Backbench Business: HIV: Women and Girls — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (12 Apr 2016)

Angela Crawley: I want to highlight again the need to educate men and boys on their role as community leaders, partners, fathers and brothers, because they also have a role to play in education.

Backbench Business: HIV: Women and Girls — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (12 Apr 2016)

Angela Crawley: It is a pleasure to speak in the debate and to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Buck. We are discussing HIV, which curses the lives of people in all walks of life across the globe. Yet many of the women who are infected are unaware of the status of their condition and are unable to access the treatment that they rightly need to go on to live a long and sustained life. I thank the hon....

International Women’S Day 2016 (8 Mar 2016)

Angela Crawley: Today we celebrate International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate great women and also to reflect on what more we can do as parliamentarians. It is true that there are more women in Parliament today than ever before, which is primarily why it is incumbent on us to take this opportunity to ensure equality across the board. Women’s rights are human rights, yet when it comes...

International Women’S Day 2016 (8 Mar 2016)

Angela Crawley: Absolutely. I would wholeheartedly welcome an announcement in the Budget next week that the Government will make transitional arrangements for those women. We have heard about the issues of pensions, employment and domestic violence. I recognise the powerful contribution of the hon. Member for Birmingham, Yardley (Jess Phillips), which highlighted the fact that too many women lose their life...

International Women’S Day 2016 (8 Mar 2016)

Angela Crawley: Does the hon. Lady agree that flexible working allows parents and carers to look after their loved ones while they continue to work, and that it is imperative that employers take that into account?

Policing and Crime Bill (7 Mar 2016)

Angela Crawley: I welcome the opportunity to speak in today’s debate and share the sentiments of the Secretary of State in recognising the 10-year anniversary of the events in Dunblane. In Scotland, we have seen a record reduction in the number of crimes committed in the past 40 years, and violent crime is down by almost 50%. Crime risk is lower in Scotland than in the rest of the UK and the police...

Backbench Business — Gangs and Serious Youth Violence (3 Mar 2016)

Angela Crawley: I thank the hon. Member for Streatham (Mr Umunna) for securing a debate on such an important subject, one that is rarely debated in this House. The reality is that this problem is not specifically about gangs or young people. It is about violence and how we deal with that violence. Violence has a devastating impact on families, communities and young people. It does not affect young people...

Backbench Business — Gangs and Serious Youth Violence (3 Mar 2016)

Angela Crawley: I thank my hon. Friend for her point. I was intending to come on to Glasgow East later, but the project that took place there in 2008 was a response to the worst instance of gang violence that had ever occurred, which made Scotland, and particularly Glasgow, one of the worst places in western Europe for violence. The more than 600 gang members involved were presented with a choice—to...

Backbench Business — Gangs and Serious Youth Violence (3 Mar 2016)

Angela Crawley: There are a number of projects, but this particular one focused on bringing the young people in, engaging them and providing them with opportunities to go on to further education or training. They continued to be supported throughout that process so that they could reach sustainable employment and other routes outwith the confines of the environment in which they had grown up and themselves...

Women and Equalities: Domestic Violence Services: Funding (25 Feb 2016)

Angela Crawley: The Prime Minister said in January 2014 that he would ratify the Istanbul convention as soon as the UK banned forced marriages. The relevant piece of legislation came into force in June 2014. Will the Minister explain what is now delaying the process?

Disabilities, Poverty and Inequalities — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (24 Feb 2016)

Angela Crawley: Last week, I met employees at the jobcentre in my local area who spoke extensively about their work to support people back into employment. They raised the point that a large percentage of those who present at the jobcentre suffer from mental ill health. Does the Minister accept that these people require a longer period of support to sustain long-term employment? That may cost the Government...

Disabilities, Poverty and Inequalities — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (24 Feb 2016)

Angela Crawley: One of my constituents who experiences disability is unable to read some of the information that is required to make her personal independence payment application and, as a result, relies on the citizens advice bureau to support her. Does the Minister accept that some people require additional support to make their applications, and acknowledge that, rather than penalising people such as my...

[Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Preventing Violence Against Women: Role of Men (4 Feb 2016)

Angela Crawley: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. I congratulate the Members for bringing forward this important debate, which is the first of its kind, from the Backbench Business Committee. Considering the number of years this place has been dominated by men, it is refreshing that the debate was led by a man. None the less, the fact that domestic violence continues to occur both...


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