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star this property date less than 2016-12-05more like thismore than 2016-12-05
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Young People 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, if the Government will take steps to support young people to (a) develop their self-confidence and (b) understand pressures related to advertising. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Worcestershire more like this
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Nigel Huddleston more like this
star this property uin 907767 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 2016-12-08more like thismore than 2016-12-08
star this property answer text <p>We want all young people to be comfortable and confident in themselves and understand that the way you look should not define who you are.</p><p> </p><p>That is why we funded Media Smart, a media literacy resource for parents and teachers of Key Stage 2 pupils. The resource helps young people understand and challenge the stereotypes they may see in advertising.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2016-12-08T17:22:18.677Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-08T17:22:18.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nigel Huddleston more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Written Questions 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what estimate she has made of the savings to the Government Equalities Office from the Q&A system in the (a) 12 months and (b) five years since 4 June 2014; what additional ICT systems or improvements to existing systems the Government Equalities Office has introduced or plans to introduce that would not have been feasible without the Q&A system; and what assessment she has made of the extent to which the system has made it easier to answer questions from hon. Members on time. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 218782 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 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p>No estimates have been made of the savings to the Government Equalities Office from the introduction of the Q&amp;A system or of the extent to which the system has improved the way it answers questions from Hon. Members. There are no plans to introduce any ICT systems that would not have been feasible without the Q&amp;A system. It will be for the Procedure Committee to evaluate the effectiveness of the new system in improving performance when it assesses the evidence following the end of the session.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T15:17:18.537Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T15:17:18.537Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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4124
unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
62997
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Written Questions 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 Ministers for Women and Equalities, how many parliamentary questions tabled to the Government Equalities Office in the last parliamentary session did not receive a substantive answer by the time of the 2014 prorogation; and when each such question was first tabled. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
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Alison Seabeck more like this
star this property uin 201547 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 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
star this property answer text <p>All parliamentary questions tabled to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, which includes the Government Equalities Office, in the last parliamentary session, received a substantive answer by the time the House prorogued on 14 May 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-06-26T15:19:59.3703076Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T15:19:59.3703076Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison Seabeck more like this
1125738
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading World War II: Genocide 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, whether the Government plans to commission a memorial for LGBT academics who lost their lives during the Holocaust. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 252650 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>It is important we use the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia to remember the countless LGBT people who faced persecution during the Holocaust.</p><p> </p><p>The Government, with cross-party support, has committed to build a new national Memorial to the Holocaust with a Learning Centre, alongside the Houses of Parliament. The Memorial will stand as a reminder to all in Parliament, and the whole nation, of our responsibility to remain vigilant against all forms of intolerance and bigotry.</p><p> </p><p>Recognising their suffering and the injustices LGBT people continue to face should, of course, not simply be about gestures; it must translate into action. That is why the Government set out commitments in the LGBT Action Plan to promote the representation of LGBT people in public life.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:15:22.81Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:15:22.81Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Women's Rights 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what potential effect the UK leaving the EU will have on women's rights and opportunities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lanark and Hamilton East more like this
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Angela Crawley more like this
star this property uin 222050 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 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>We will ensure that the robust protections provided to women by the Equality Acts 2006 and 2010 and equivalent legislation in Northern Ireland, continue to apply after the UK leaves the EU, and we’ve also committed to ensuring workers’ rights keep pace with the changing needs of the labour market.</p><p><br></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-02-22T14:16:41.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T14:16:41.347Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Women's Centres: Coventry 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what discussions she has had with the Treasury on funding for women's centres in Coventry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 159500 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 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
star this property answer text <p>Local funding for women’s centres is a matter for my Right Hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Justice. The Minister for Women and Equalities has not had any discussions with the Treasury on this.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, I refer the Honourable Member to the answer given to him by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice on this topic on 26<sup>th</sup> June 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 159501 more like this
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less than 2018-07-05T16:41:04.003Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-05T16:41:04.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Women's Centres: Coventry 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the provision of women’s centres to reduce the number of short-term prison sentences given to women in Coventry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 159501 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 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
star this property answer text <p>Local funding for women’s centres is a matter for my Right Hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Justice. The Minister for Women and Equalities has not had any discussions with the Treasury on this.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, I refer the Honourable Member to the answer given to him by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice on this topic on 26<sup>th</sup> June 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 159500 more like this
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less than 2018-07-05T16:41:04.05Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-05T16:41:04.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Women's Business Council 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what recent assessment she has made of the merits of the work of the Women's Business Council; and what its forthcoming work programme will be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
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Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 264739 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>The Women’s Business Council published its inaugural report five years ago. Since then we have seen a significant shift in women’s participation in, and experiences of, the workplace.</p><p>The Council has successfully influenced government policy on shared parental leave, flexible working and the provision of childcare. Members have raised the profile of issues with business leaders and developed specific programmes and toolkits for the business community.</p><p>I would like to pay tribute to the current Chair, Dame Cilla Snowball as she steps down from office next month, for overseeing the success of the Council’s programme.</p><p>We will be announcing the new Chair of the Women’s Business Council and its future business programme shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T16:58:09.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T16:58:09.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dawn Butler more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Women's Business Council 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she has taken to support the work of the Women's Business Council. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentford and Isleworth more like this
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Ruth Cadbury more like this
star this property uin 35087 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 2016-04-26more like thismore than 2016-04-26
star this property answer text <p>The Women’s Business Council was established in 2012 to advise the Government on how to support women and maximise their contribution to economic growth. The Ministers for Women and Equalities regularly meet with the Council and its Chair to set strategic direction and support the development of business to business toolkits.</p><p>Most recently, we have supported Council members such as Barclays in launching their ‘Come Back’ toolkit for businesses to encourage and support women to return to the workplace after a career break. We have also worked with the Council member from Deloitte in producing the ‘Trailblazers’ transparency report, to share business best practice on tackling the gender pay gap. We have also engaged with Deloitte in their April 2016 report highlighting best practice to support and encourage female entrepreneurs.</p><p>The Government has taken into account the Women’s Business Council’s reports and recommendations when developing policy options and programmes. In particular their evidence papers and analysis has informed our policies on closing the gender pay gap, increasing the numbers of women into senior positions and encouraging women and girls to take up STEM qualifications. This builds upon work already done by the Government in line with the Council’s recommendations such as the right to request flexible working and shared parental leave and supporting the National Careers Service in launching the ‘Your Daughter’s Future’ toolkit to raise parental awareness regarding career opportunities for girls and women.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 35086 more like this
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less than 2016-04-26T16:10:55.707Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-26T16:10:55.707Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Cadbury more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Women's Business Council 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, whether the Government has incorporated any research recommendations from the Women's Business Council into government policy or legislative proposals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentford and Isleworth more like this
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Ruth Cadbury more like this
star this property uin 35086 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 2016-04-26more like thismore than 2016-04-26
star this property answer text <p>The Women’s Business Council was established in 2012 to advise the Government on how to support women and maximise their contribution to economic growth. The Ministers for Women and Equalities regularly meet with the Council and its Chair to set strategic direction and support the development of business to business toolkits.</p><p>Most recently, we have supported Council members such as Barclays in launching their ‘Come Back’ toolkit for businesses to encourage and support women to return to the workplace after a career break. We have also worked with the Council member from Deloitte in producing the ‘Trailblazers’ transparency report, to share business best practice on tackling the gender pay gap. We have also engaged with Deloitte in their April 2016 report highlighting best practice to support and encourage female entrepreneurs.</p><p>The Government has taken into account the Women’s Business Council’s reports and recommendations when developing policy options and programmes. In particular their evidence papers and analysis has informed our policies on closing the gender pay gap, increasing the numbers of women into senior positions and encouraging women and girls to take up STEM qualifications. This builds upon work already done by the Government in line with the Council’s recommendations such as the right to request flexible working and shared parental leave and supporting the National Careers Service in launching the ‘Your Daughter’s Future’ toolkit to raise parental awareness regarding career opportunities for girls and women.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 35087 more like this
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less than 2016-04-26T16:10:55.643Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-26T16:10:55.643Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Cadbury more like this