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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-16more like thismore than 2020-01-16
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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 Government Equalities Office: Families 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 her Department has a single individual who is responsible for leading on her Department's application of the Family Test. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Steve Double more like this
star this property uin 4388 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
star this property answer text <p>Each department has a Family Test lead who is part of DWP's Family Test Network. This Network is the central forum through which DWP have sought input and comments on the support departments need to help with Family Test implementation. This includes Network members feeding into improvements to the existing guidance for officials in all departments on Family Test implementation.</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 2020-01-24T10:13:13.633Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-24T10:13:13.633Z
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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star this property label Biography information for Steve Double more like this
1171009
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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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 Candidates: Disability 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 she will replicate the Scottish Government's Access to Elected Office Fund to increase the inclusion of candidates with disabilities at the next general election. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 3795 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-21more like thismore than 2020-01-21
star this property answer text <p>Political parties are responsible for their candidate selection and should lead the way in improving diverse representation, including from people with disabilities, at General Elections.</p><p>Successive recent UK Governments have helped in this process. An Access to Elected Office Fund ran on a pilot basis from 2012 to 2015, and was followed by the EnAble Fund launched in 2018 as an interim measure to allow political parties time to put in place more support. We welcome the positive steps taken by some political parties to support their disabled candidates and encourage all parties to embrace this approach.</p><p> </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 2020-01-21T12:57:20.377Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-21T12:57:20.377Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
4440
star this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1168981
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-06more like thismore than 2020-01-06
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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 Gender Recognition Act 2004: Public Consultation 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, when the Government plans to publish its response to the Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 consultation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Leicestershire more like this
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Alberto Costa more like this
star this property uin 485 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
star this property answer text <p>Reform of the Gender Recognition Act would have an impact across several different public services and it is imperative that any changes work effectively and have support. We have analysed the 100,000+ responses to the consultation and are working hard with colleagues across Whitehall and relevant agencies to consider the appropriate next steps. We will publish our response to the consultation once these have been agreed in due course.</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 2020-01-09T11:22:03.78Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-09T11:22:03.78Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Alberto Costa more like this
1167413
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 Candidates: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, if she will extend access to the EnAble fund to provide financial assistance to deaf and disabled parliamentary General Election candidates to assist with disability-related costs in the forthcoming General Election. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 7708 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Dissolution.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government recognises that disabled people are likely to face greater costs when seeking elected office due to their disability. That is why we launched the EnAble Fund for Elected Office to help cover disability related expenses. As an interim fund it gave political parties the time to put in place measures to support disabled candidates.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> The Fund is time limited and was put in place for elections that had been planned. Therefore, funding has not been scheduled for this election. Retrospective support, as with this year’s European Parliamentary Elections, could be considered for candidates but this would be for the next Government to decide.</ins></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 2019-11-05T17:37:51Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:37:51Z
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less than 2019-11-05T18:00:11.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T18:00:11.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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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
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1167154
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Public Appointments: Females 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the statutory objective for equal representation of women on public sector non-executive boards by 2022 in the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018, what discussions she has had with the Scottish Government on the implementation of that policy. 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 7183 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Dissolution.</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 2019-11-05T17:37:36.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:37:36.19Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
4469
star this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
1150336
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answering body
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 International Women's Day: Expenditure 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, how much her Department has spent on celebrations for International Women's day in each year since 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 1642 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>From April 2017 to present, the Government Equalities Office has spent £3,199 on International Women’s Day celebrations.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the GEO has taken the opportunity to promote IWD through our communications activity and through any events that happen to take place on or around 9 March.</p><p> </p><p>Due to historic machinery of government changes, GEO does not hold specific spend information for International Women's Day, for the years preceding 2017. Whilst the Department for Education will hold detailed records of transactions from 2015, it will not be able to identify International Women's Day spend.</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 2019-11-05T12:52:38.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:52:38.133Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1150239
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answering body
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 Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences: Mental Health Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps the Government is taking to ensure that comprehensive mental health services are available for women who experience domestic and sexual violence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 900034 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Dissolution.</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 2019-11-05T17:37:20.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:37:20.783Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
1167150
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answering body
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 Equal Pay 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 effectiveness of the employee number threshold over which listed public authorities must report gender pay gaps and publish equal pay statements. 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 7180 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Bodies) regulations introduced mandatory gender pay gap reporting in 2017 to large public sector employers in England and non-devolved authorities. The threshold of 250 employees was determined following a public consultation and mirrors the requirements for employers in the private and voluntary sectors. The employee threshold and other aspects of the reporting metrics is under review to assess their effectiveness in exposing the causes of the pay gap in individual organisations and employers’ progress in tackling them. We will use this evidence to consider changes to the reporting legislation, consulting on any proposed amendments by 2021.</p><p> </p><p>Equal pay statements are not required outside of Scotland and the policy is therefore not subject to review by central Government. However, in 2020 we will review the enforcement of equal pay legislation more broadly, to ensure it is working as effectively as possible.</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 2019-11-04T14:36:33.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:36:33.42Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
1167152
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answering body
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 Children: Maintenance 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 discussions she has had with the Minister for Welfare Delivery on the removal of Child Maintenance Service collect and pay charges for receiving parents. 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 7181 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>On 3 July we published ‘Gender equality at every stage: a roadmap for change’, which sets out our plans to address the persistent gendered barriers people face at every stage of life. As part of the development of the roadmap the Minister for Women and Equalities engaged with ministers across government, including the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on a range of issues related to gender equality.</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 2019-11-04T14:29:58.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:29:58.937Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
4469
star this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
1167153
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Gender: Equality 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, with reference to the Government Equalities Office’s Gender Equality Roadmap, published in July 2019, what the terms of reference are for the review. 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 7182 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>We do not plan to do one single review of the Gender Equality Roadmap and, therefore, there are no terms of reference. Instead, we are constantly working across government to monitor progress against commitments made in the Roadmap. Next year, we will publish our one year on progress report. We will also publish the second release of our annual Gender Equality Monitor; we continue to engage with stakeholders on this, to understand which measures are most important and as we develop a more interactive tool.</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 2019-11-04T14:32:51.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:32:51.807Z
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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star this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this