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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Radicalism more like this
unstar 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, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of the findings of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue’s report, The Great Replacement: the violent consequences of mainstreamed extremism, published in July 2019 on the great replacement conspiracy theory. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 278941 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 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>As the Home Secretary made clear in his speech on 19 July, the Government remains committed to tackling all forms of extremism, including Right-Wing Extremism. We draw on a range of sources to understand the extremism threat, including from the Home Office Extremism Analysis Unit and from reports by organisations such as the Institute for Strategic Dialogue.</p><p>In 2020 we will publish a new Counter Extremism Strategy setting out a comprehensive new approach to tackling all forms of extremism.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T15:53:52.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T15:53:52.94Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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1583
unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1130966
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star 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 Government Equalities Office: Staff more like this
unstar 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 she will publish the number of staff employed by the Government Equalities Office by (a) grade and (b) policy areas those staff are assigned to. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 262297 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>As at 14 June 2019, GEO has 110 staff in post (107 FTE).</p><p> </p><p>GEO staff work on a range of priority areas, including work to empower all women to reach their full potential, advancing equality for LGBT people, ensuring our laws protect equality and provide equal rights and driving forward work to put qualities at the heart of government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T09:27:01.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T09:27:01.197Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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1489
unstar this property label Biography information for Dawn Butler more like this
1137503
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star 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 LGBT People: Religion more like this
unstar 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she has taken to promote LGBTQ+ rights in the religious community. 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 274440 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government will always protect people’s legitimate right to free speech, to be themselves and to practise their religion within the law.</p><p> </p><p>These values are fundamental but we will not shy away from challenging cultures and practices that are harmful to individuals or hold them back from making the most of the opportunities of living in modern Britain.</p><p> </p><p>In July 2018, we launched the LGBT Action Plan, setting out comprehensive commitments on LGBT equality. These actions aim to help all LGBT people, of all backgrounds and faiths, reach their full potential.</p><p> </p><p>From our commitment to end conversion therapy to using behavioural insights to tackle deep-seated prejudices, this government is committed to building a society that works for everyone, regardless of faith, sexual orientation or gender identity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T09:25:43.21Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T09:25:43.21Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1138423
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star 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 Business: Equality more like this
unstar 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to increase diversity across all levels of FTSE 100 companies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 276168 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government is working with the business community through the Business Diversity and Inclusion Group to coordinate action to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The Government has commissioned and supports several business-led, independent reviews on promoting diversity. These include the Hampton-Alexander Review which has a 33% target for women on boards and in senior leadership positions across the FTSE 350 by 2020. Also the Parker Review to increase the ethnic diversity of FTSE 350 boards by 2024.</p><p>These reviews form part of the Government’s modern Industrial Strategy which aims to build an economy that works for all.</p><p>Women hold a higher percentage of senior leadership positions than ever before with 32.3% of women on FTSE 100 boards.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T09:25:18.383Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T09:25:18.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1140424
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Home Office: Ethnic Groups more like this
unstar 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, how many BAME staff are employed at (a) grade 7, (b) grade 5 and (c) grade 3 in his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 279052 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 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>For the purposes of this answer, Senior Civil Service (SCS) Pay Band 1 has been treated as equivalent to Grade 5 and SCS Pay Band 2 and Director General have been treated as Grade 3.</p><p>At 30 June 2019, there are currently the following staff in the Home Office who have declared their ethnicity as BAME:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of BAME staff</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 7</p></td><td><p>309</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 5</p></td><td><p>15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 3</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Data Source: Adelphi – Home Office Human Resources Record System</p><p>Period covered: As at 30 June 2019</p><p>Employee coverage: The data is based on headcount of paid, permanent Civil Servants who were current as at 30 June 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T16:38:00.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:38:00.347Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
star this property tabling member
4253
unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1139382
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Slavery more like this
unstar 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 he has taken in response to the April 2019 High Court judgment on the 45 day limit for support for victims of modern slavery; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 277641 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">This Government is committed to tackling the heinous crime of modern slavery and ensuring that victims are provided with the support they need to begin rebuilding their lives</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">We are always building our understanding of the complex needs of victims of modern slavery and striving to improve the support available. This case has highlighted the importance of tailoring support according to the individual needs of victims and, in response, we will be embedding a more needs-based approach in our services.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">In October 2017, Government announced an ambitious package of reforms to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – our system for identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery. We have already made significant progress in delivering this complex reform programme and we will continue to drive improvements to the services available to ensure they are meeting the recovery needs of victims.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government is committed to stamping out modern slavery and providing victims with the support they need to rebuild their lives.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We are always working to improve our understanding of the complex needs of victims of modern slavery and to improve the support available.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">In October 2017, Government announced an ambitious package of reforms to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – our system for identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery. We have already made significant pro-gress in delivering this complex reform programme. We will now make further improvements to this offer – including embedding a needs-based approach to support – to better tailor support services to the needs of victims. The spe-cific details and timeline associated with this work is being developed.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T15:45:30.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:45:30.953Z
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less than 2019-07-24T16:03:01.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:03:01.46Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
1138205
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Prostitution more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July to Question 269826, what data his Department collects on the number of sexually exploited people supported by his Department to exit prostitution. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rotherham more like this
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Sarah Champion more like this
star this property uin 275757 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 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>This information is not collected centrally. We believe that people who want to leave prostitution should be given every opportunity to find routes out. The Government’s priority is to protect those selling sex from harm and exploitation and target those who exploit vulnerable people involved in prostitution.</p><p>Since 2016, we have provided over £2m to organisations supporting sex workers, this includes £650,000 through the Violence Against Women and Girls Service Transformation Fund to Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner to provide a victim-focused service for sex workers who are victims, or at risk, of sexual or domestic violence and abuse, exploitation or human trafficking.</p><p>The Tampon Tax Fund has also been used to provide specialist support to sex workers. Since 2016 we have also provided £389,000 of funding which has been awarded to four specialist organisations supporting women to exit prostitution: One25; Street Talk; Women at the Well; and the Magdalene Group.</p><p>In March 2017, £595,917 was also awarded via the Tampon Tax Fund to three organisations working with women involved in prostitution: Brighton Oasis Project; the Joanna Project and WM Consortium Sexual Violence Providers.</p><p>Additionally, in 2018, Camden Council was awarded £398,000 through the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government £20m fund to support women with chaotic lifestyles, including those involved in prostitution.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T15:44:03.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:44:03.697Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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4267
unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Champion more like this
1137125
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Human Trafficking: Victim Support Schemes more like this
unstar 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, with reference to the 2 July 2019 Free Movement news item entitled Government to drop 45-day time limit on support for trafficking victims, what the timeframe is for implementing his Department's aim for a new needs-based system which is both consistent with legal obligations and sustainable in the longer-term. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham North more like this
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Alex Norris more like this
star this property uin 273830 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 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to stamping out modern slavery and providing victims with the support they need to rebuild their lives.</p><p>We are always working to improve our understanding of the complex needs of victims of modern slavery and to improve the support available.</p><p>In October 2017, Government announced an ambitious package of reforms to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – our system for identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery. We have already made significant progress in delivering this complex reform programme.</p><p>We will now make further improvements to this offer – including embedding a needs-based approach to support – to better tailor support services to the needs of victims. The specific details and timeline associated with this work is being developed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 273829 more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T15:42:18.943Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:42:18.943Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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4641
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Norris more like this
1137124
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Human Trafficking: Victim Support Schemes more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the 2 July 2019 Free Movement news item entitled Government to drop 45-day time limit on support for trafficking victims, whether he plans to bring forward proposals on providing subsistence for people in the National Referral Mechanism who are (a) in outreach support, (b) in non-catered safe house accommodation, (c) in catered safe house accommodation and (d) in National Asylum Support Service accommodation for as long as their individual needs require. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham North more like this
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Alex Norris more like this
star this property uin 273829 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 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to stamping out modern slavery and providing victims with the support they need to rebuild their lives.</p><p>We are always working to improve our understanding of the complex needs of victims of modern slavery and to improve the support available.</p><p>In October 2017, Government announced an ambitious package of reforms to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – our system for identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery. We have already made significant progress in delivering this complex reform programme.</p><p>We will now make further improvements to this offer – including embedding a needs-based approach to support – to better tailor support services to the needs of victims. The specific details and timeline associated with this work is being developed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 273830 more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T15:42:18.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:42:18.907Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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4641
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Norris more like this
1136601
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Hate Crime: LGBT People more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crimes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wansbeck more like this
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Ian Lavery more like this
star this property uin 272837 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 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>Hate crime of any kind is completely unacceptable. In October 2018 the Government refreshed the Action Against Hate to ensure that it is still fit for purpose to tackle hate crime including homophobic, biphobic and transphobic abuse.</p><p>The Action Plan includes a number of commitments that are addressing all forms of hate crime, including a review of hate crime legislation by the Law Commission which commenced earlier this year, a public awareness campaign which has run twice, and the Online Harms White Paper consultation.</p><p>There are also a number of specific commitments addressing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime, which have been informed by the Government’s 2018 LGBT Action Plan. These include: the Crown Prosecution Service working with partners to improve the recording and monitoring of equalities data for LGBT victims of hate crime and reviewing and refreshing its LGBT Hate Crime Schools Pack; further Government Equalities Office funding for anti-bullying interventions in schools from March 2019 to March 2020; support from the Home Office to the police to improve training in responding to victims; multiple Home Office funded projects aimed at tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime; and continued engagement with LBGT stakeholders.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T15:40:23.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:40:23.5Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Lavery more like this