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star this property date less than 2015-09-08more like thismore than 2015-09-08
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences: Victim Support Schemes more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what funding her Department has allocated to each type of domestic and sexual violence support services in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East remove filter
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
star this property uin 9392 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
star this property answer text <p>In 2010, we ring-fenced nearly £40 million of stable funding up to 2015 to provide services for victims of violence against women and girls. The Home Office contribution amounted to £28 million over the period.</p><p>This funding provided for Independent Domestic Violence Advisers, Independent Sexual Violence Advisers, Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) coordinators, Young People’s Advocates and financial support to free phone national help lines.</p><p>The Government has committed to continuing that funding to April 2016, and has provided additional funding for both types of support services including £10 million for refuges, £3 million for domestic violence services including refuge provision and £7 million for victims of sexual violence and child sexual abuse.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-09-11T14:42:48.17Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-11T14:42:48.17Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this
428267
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star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Abuse more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to tackle domestic violence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East remove filter
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
star this property uin 902163 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-17more like thismore than 2015-11-17
star this property answer text <p>Tackling domestic violence is a key priority for this Government.</p><p>We have created a new offence of domestic abuse, we are making improvements to the police response and this year provided over £20m to fund specialist domestic and sexual violence services, national helplines and refuges.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-11-17T16:02:16.873Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-17T16:02:16.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what programmes and projects her Department funds that carry out community engagement work to raise awareness of female genital mutilation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East remove filter
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
star this property uin 2924 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
star this property answer text <p>Female genital mutilation (FGM) is child abuse. We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls.</p><p>The Home Office has provided £100,000 through the FGM Community Engagement Initiative. The fund was open to organisations across all parts of the UK to bid for up to £10,000 to carry out community work to raise awareness of FGM amongst women already affected by FGM, young at-risk girls, as well as men in the community.</p><p>The organisations that were funded were:</p><p>Africa Advocacy Foundation;</p><p>All FM;</p><p>BAWSO (Black Association of Women Step Out);</p><p>Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid;</p><p>FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development);</p><p>Integrate Bristol;</p><p>Katherine Low Settlement;</p><p>Manchester BME Network;</p><p>Manor Garden Welfare Trust;</p><p>NESTAC (New Step for African Community);</p><p>Safe Hands for Mothers;</p><p>and Springfield Community Flat</p><p>The Government’s specialist Home Office-led FGM Unit launched on 5 December 2014. The Unit provides outreach support to local areas and communities in England and Wales, coordinates cross-Government activity, acts as a hub for effective practice and works with the police, voluntary and community sector, survivors and professionals to develop policies and practices to end FGM.</p><p>Additionally, through the Serious Crime Act 2015, we are introducing a new mandatory reporting duty which requires known cases of FGM to be reported to the police.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 2923 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.59Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this
381920
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to prevent female genital mutilation in communities affected by that practice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East remove filter
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
star this property uin 2923 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
star this property answer text <p>Female genital mutilation (FGM) is child abuse. We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls.</p><p>The Home Office has provided £100,000 through the FGM Community Engagement Initiative. The fund was open to organisations across all parts of the UK to bid for up to £10,000 to carry out community work to raise awareness of FGM amongst women already affected by FGM, young at-risk girls, as well as men in the community.</p><p>The organisations that were funded were:</p><p>Africa Advocacy Foundation;</p><p>All FM;</p><p>BAWSO (Black Association of Women Step Out);</p><p>Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid;</p><p>FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development);</p><p>Integrate Bristol;</p><p>Katherine Low Settlement;</p><p>Manchester BME Network;</p><p>Manor Garden Welfare Trust;</p><p>NESTAC (New Step for African Community);</p><p>Safe Hands for Mothers;</p><p>and Springfield Community Flat</p><p>The Government’s specialist Home Office-led FGM Unit launched on 5 December 2014. The Unit provides outreach support to local areas and communities in England and Wales, coordinates cross-Government activity, acts as a hub for effective practice and works with the police, voluntary and community sector, survivors and professionals to develop policies and practices to end FGM.</p><p>Additionally, through the Serious Crime Act 2015, we are introducing a new mandatory reporting duty which requires known cases of FGM to be reported to the police.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 2924 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.467Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation: Telephone Services more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what account she has taken of the introduction of a dedicated specialist police line for professionals to report highly sensitive information about cases of known FGM under the Serious Crime Act 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East remove filter
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
star this property uin 12924 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-27more like thismore than 2015-10-27
star this property answer text <p>A mandatory reporting duty for regulated health and social care professionals and teachers will come into force at the end of October. We recently published guidance to support its introduction.</p><p>The guidance sets out that reports can be made using the 101 service. The Government has opted to recommend the use of an existing cost effective, simple and clear reporting route for professionals rather than introduce a dedicated specialist police line. Calls to 101 are answered by trained police officers and staff in the control room of the local police force. All 101 call handlers are fully trained to handle all calls received and specific call-handling instructions on FGM will be issued to them by the National Policing Lead before the duty comes into force. Upon receipt of a report, the police will record the information and initiate a multi-agency response in line with local safeguarding arrangements. Police forces have responsibilities regarding the management of information, including a statutory responsibility to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.</p><p>The College of Policing will also shortly update its Authorised Professional Practice Guidance on FGM with information and advice on the mandatory reporting duty.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 12881 more like this
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less than 2015-10-27T16:28:02.007Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-27T16:28:02.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation: Emergency Calls more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what training 101 call-handlers receive on (a) female genital mutilation (FGM) and (b) information governance relating to the handling of information about FGM. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East remove filter
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
star this property uin 12881 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-27more like thismore than 2015-10-27
star this property answer text <p>A mandatory reporting duty for regulated health and social care professionals and teachers will come into force at the end of October. We recently published guidance to support its introduction.</p><p>The guidance sets out that reports can be made using the 101 service. The Government has opted to recommend the use of an existing cost effective, simple and clear reporting route for professionals rather than introduce a dedicated specialist police line. Calls to 101 are answered by trained police officers and staff in the control room of the local police force. All 101 call handlers are fully trained to handle all calls received and specific call-handling instructions on FGM will be issued to them by the National Policing Lead before the duty comes into force. Upon receipt of a report, the police will record the information and initiate a multi-agency response in line with local safeguarding arrangements. Police forces have responsibilities regarding the management of information, including a statutory responsibility to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.</p><p>The College of Policing will also shortly update its Authorised Professional Practice Guidance on FGM with information and advice on the mandatory reporting duty.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 12924 more like this
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less than 2015-10-27T16:28:01.947Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-27T16:28:01.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this