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Tom Watson

Former Labour MP for West Bromwich East (7 Jun 2001 – 6 Nov 2019)


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Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Premium (25 Nov 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: To ask His Majesty's Government how many children were eligible for Pupil Premium in (1) 2020–21, (2) 2021–22, and (3) the current academic year.

Kinship Care - Question (14 Nov 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...has a firm grasp of issues across her portfolio, so she will be aware that the charity Kinship’s annual report found that over a third of kinship carers have stated that they are unlikely to be able to continue in that role in the next year. I echo the points that other noble Lords have made and I hear what the Minister said about cracked records, but even cracked records have good music...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Libraries (3 Nov 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: To ask His Majesty's Government whether funding for school libraries is ring-fenced; and if not, what support they will make available to schools to ensure that pupils can continue to have high-quality reading experiences.

Schools: Resources - Question (2 Nov 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: To ask His Majesty’s Government what resources they plan to make available to schools in England to ensure that they can remain operational for five days a week.

Baby Loss and Safe Staffing in Maternity Care — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (25 Oct 2022)

Richard Burgon: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate the hon. Member for Hartlepool (Jill Mortimer) on securing the debate, and on the candour and bravery with which she spoke from personal experience. I will use the limited time available to me to share the experience of my constituents, Hayley Storrs and Reece Watson, who wrote to me as follows: “My name is Hayley...

Scottish Parliament: Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (25 Oct 2022)

Christine Grahame: I am using my Surface to speak from for the first time, so, if it all falls apart, so will I. Though I am not a member of the committee, I am pleased to speak in the debate and to thank the committee and all witnesses, whatever their position on the bill, for their evidence, which has led to the considered stage 1 report. I also note the Scottish Government’s response. I add that I support...

Times Education Commission Report - Motion to Take Note (13 Oct 2022)

Baroness Barran: ...Members of your Lordships’ House who were involved in the Times Education Commission and the wider membership of the commission, and all of your Lordships for the insight and ideas in the debate today. My noble friend set a challenge in terms of vision and ambition, which I welcome warmly. The noble Baroness, Lady Chapman, talked about a gulf between government policy and the ambition in...

Written Answers — Treasury: Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation (11 Oct 2022)

Tulip Siddiq: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will require Willis Towers Watson to publish the assumptions and intermediate calculations used in calculating the relative losses of Equitable Life policyholders following maladministration.

Primary and Community Care: Improving Patient Outcomes - Motion to Take Note (8 Sep 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the informative and thoughtful speech of the noble Lord, Lord Kakkar. I too thank the noble Lord, Lord Patel, for securing what is a very timely debate, given the new Health Secretary’s pledge to put patients first, and the opportunity to talk about how community-based care can improve patient outcomes. I declare my interest as director and controlling...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Consultants (1 Aug 2022)

Victoria Prentis: .... The department’s spend on consultancy is published each year in the Annual Report and Accounts. 2020-21 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/defras-annual-rep ort-and-accounts-2020-to-2021 (page 100) 2019-20 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/defras-annual-rep ort-and-accounts-2019-to-2020 (page 87) The names of consultancies contracted are listed below A...

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

Steve Barclay: That was one of the key issues that came out of the consultation responses. Indeed, in my conversation with Dr Watson at Homerton, we looked at different pathways for treatment that avoid the need for theatre. Key to that is some of the innovation on pain management that physicians are looking at, and how, through NICE, we socialise that innovation across the NHS.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Adoption (20 Jul 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the findings included in Adoption UK’s Barometer Report, published in June, which found that 85 per cent of the adopters surveyed said their adoption agency does not regularly review their child’s contact arrangements with birth relatives; and what plans they have to make such reviews mandatory.

Women and Girls: Economic Well-being, Welfare, Safety and Opportunities - Motion to Take Note (14 Jul 2022)

Viscount Stansgate: My Lords, I too congratulate my noble friend Lady Gale on providing us with the opportunity to have today’s debate, and on giving me the chance to make a brief contribution from the Opposition Back Benches. The part of the Motion to which I draw the House’s attention is the reference to “opportunities”. To get straight to the point, I want to talk about women and girls and their...

150th Open Championship — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (13 Jul 2022)

Gavin Newlands: It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair, Mr Hollobone. You have certainly aced it thus far with your puns. I have not planned many puns, but I congratulate the hon. Member for North East Fife (Wendy Chamberlain) on securing the debate and highlighting the role the Open championship and golf more generally play in our society, particularly in Scotland, North East Fife and St Andrews. It is a...

Schools Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (Continued): Amendment 62 (12 Jul 2022)

Baroness Whitaker: ...is why such a large number of professional and charitable organisations also support it. Many children with sensory impairments require a whole range of specialist education services, which need to be provided by healthcare professionals—for instance, speech and language therapists are needed, as many young children who have sensory impairments also have speech, language and...

Schools: Financial Education - Question (12 Jul 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: The Money and Pensions Service, to which the Minister just referred, states that money habits are formed from the age of seven, well before young people arrive at secondary school, yet only about 25% of primary schoolchildren in England receive any form of financial education. Last year, a report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People called on the...

Child Sexual Exploitation and Safeguarding in Oldham (30 Jun 2022)

Jim McMahon: I agree. After three years of this cloud hanging over our town, I can see the damage that it has caused, not only to the individuals who have been targeted by abuse, but to the families having their homes targeted, with death threats being levelled and all that brings—the anxiety, the stress and the strain. It is very difficult even to talk about that in a conversation like this, when we...

NDAs: Universities: Windrush Review — [Esther McVey in the Chair] (29 Jun 2022)

Bell Ribeiro-Addy: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Edmonton (Kate Osamor) on securing this vital debate. The Windrush generation have given the UK so much. When they docked in Tilbury, they brought not just extra hands to rebuild this country, but dance, art, writing, cuisine and music, which transformed British culture. Areas across the UK such as Brixton, which partly falls in my constituency,...

Schools Bill [HL] - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 171J (27 Jun 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who have spoken in this group. Before I come specifically to the two amendments in my name and that of my noble friend Lady Blower I would just like to say, on the amendments in the names of my noble friend Lady Whitaker and the noble Baroness, Lady Brinton, that bullying is one of those issues that if you do not measure it, you cannot improve it. The...

Disabled Children: Support Services - Question (23 Jun 2022)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: My Lords, I must press the Minister in respect of the answer she gave to my noble friend Lady Uddin a few moments ago. Surveys by the Disabled Children’s Partnership found that three-quarters of parent carers had suffered a deterioration in mental health due to the fight they were required to undertake to get the right services for their children. In the light of that, can the Minister say...


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