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star this property date less than 2018-06-28more like thismore than 2018-06-28
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Women and Equalities more like this
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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 Females: Prisoners 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 discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Justice on providing support to female prisoners who have been in abusive relationships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 158751 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-10-30more like thismore than 2018-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice published the Female Offender Strategy on 27 June 2018, which sets out their plan to improve outcomes for women in the community and custody.</p><p> </p><p>As part of this, Government is investing £5 million of funding over two years in community provision for women. A £3.5m grant funding competition was also launched for 2018/19 and 2019/20, which included £2m Domestic Abuse funding for female offenders from Home Office.</p><p> </p><p>Through her involvement with MoJ’s Advisory Board on Female Offenders, Victoria Atkins, Minister for Women, will have extensive engagement on how to support women in the justice system who have been in abusive relationships.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the Home Office is funding projects which aim to better support women in the criminal justice system through the Violence Against Women and Girls Transformation fund. This includes a pilot of Sexual Violence Court Advocates and additional services provided to women in custody.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-10-30T13:56:33.807Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
928829
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 31 remove filter
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 Access to Elected Office for Disabled People Fund more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 the Government 's recent evaluation of the 2012-2015 Access to Elected Office Fund, for what reason the Government has allocated funding for only 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 156462 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>As I stated on 17 May this year, the Government believes that political parties have the prime responsibility for supporting their disabled candidates. There will be ways that the Government can help, which is why I announced that the Government Equalities Office will, with others, undertake a programme of work in this area. Within 12 months, we hope to have political parties offering and advertising support, as well as solutions to help independent candidates. Disability stakeholders including More United will be consulted as part of this work.</p><p> </p><p>The funding of up to £250,000 that I announced is intended to provide support for disabled candidates in the interim, while that programme of work is on-going. This fund will primarily support the forthcoming English local elections in 2019, but similar arrangements for any parliamentary by-elections that occur until May 2019, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.</p><p> </p><p>My officials are liaising with the Cabinet Office, which is responsible for electoral law, on any measures that may be required to ensure grants from the fund are not considered to be part of a candidate’s election expenses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
156459 more like this
156460 more like this
156461 more like this
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less than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.33Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.33Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
928827
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 31 remove filter
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 Access to Elected Office for Disabled People Fund more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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, pursuant to Written Ministerial Statement of 17 May 2019 on Access to Elected Office for Disabled People, HCWS695 if she will meet with the cross-party campaign group More United and the three parliamentary candidates who are campaigning for the restoration of the Access to Elected Office Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 156461 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>As I stated on 17 May this year, the Government believes that political parties have the prime responsibility for supporting their disabled candidates. There will be ways that the Government can help, which is why I announced that the Government Equalities Office will, with others, undertake a programme of work in this area. Within 12 months, we hope to have political parties offering and advertising support, as well as solutions to help independent candidates. Disability stakeholders including More United will be consulted as part of this work.</p><p> </p><p>The funding of up to £250,000 that I announced is intended to provide support for disabled candidates in the interim, while that programme of work is on-going. This fund will primarily support the forthcoming English local elections in 2019, but similar arrangements for any parliamentary by-elections that occur until May 2019, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.</p><p> </p><p>My officials are liaising with the Cabinet Office, which is responsible for electoral law, on any measures that may be required to ensure grants from the fund are not considered to be part of a candidate’s election expenses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
156459 more like this
156460 more like this
156462 more like this
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less than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.267Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.267Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
928826
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 31 remove filter
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 Elections: Disability 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 Written Statement of 17 May 2018, HCWS695, whether new legislation is required before funds are administered to disabled candidates for local elections in May 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 156460 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>As I stated on 17 May this year, the Government believes that political parties have the prime responsibility for supporting their disabled candidates. There will be ways that the Government can help, which is why I announced that the Government Equalities Office will, with others, undertake a programme of work in this area. Within 12 months, we hope to have political parties offering and advertising support, as well as solutions to help independent candidates. Disability stakeholders including More United will be consulted as part of this work.</p><p> </p><p>The funding of up to £250,000 that I announced is intended to provide support for disabled candidates in the interim, while that programme of work is on-going. This fund will primarily support the forthcoming English local elections in 2019, but similar arrangements for any parliamentary by-elections that occur until May 2019, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.</p><p> </p><p>My officials are liaising with the Cabinet Office, which is responsible for electoral law, on any measures that may be required to ensure grants from the fund are not considered to be part of a candidate’s election expenses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
156459 more like this
156461 more like this
156462 more like this
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less than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.22Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
928824
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 31 remove filter
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 Elections: Disability 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 Written Statement of 17 May 2018, HCWS695, whether those funds are available to parliamentary candidates seeking (a) to stand in any parliamentary by-elections that may occur between June 2018 and May 2019 and (b) to stand for selection for a parliamentary seat that is selecting in the next 12 months ahead of the next General Election. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 156459 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>As I stated on 17 May this year, the Government believes that political parties have the prime responsibility for supporting their disabled candidates. There will be ways that the Government can help, which is why I announced that the Government Equalities Office will, with others, undertake a programme of work in this area. Within 12 months, we hope to have political parties offering and advertising support, as well as solutions to help independent candidates. Disability stakeholders including More United will be consulted as part of this work.</p><p> </p><p>The funding of up to £250,000 that I announced is intended to provide support for disabled candidates in the interim, while that programme of work is on-going. This fund will primarily support the forthcoming English local elections in 2019, but similar arrangements for any parliamentary by-elections that occur until May 2019, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.</p><p> </p><p>My officials are liaising with the Cabinet Office, which is responsible for electoral law, on any measures that may be required to ensure grants from the fund are not considered to be part of a candidate’s election expenses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
156460 more like this
156461 more like this
156462 more like this
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less than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.143Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:33:53.143Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
931586
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star this property date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
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Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 31 remove filter
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 Teachers: Males 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 discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Education on increasing the proportion of male primary school teachers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kettering more like this
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Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
star this property uin 157699 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
star this property answer text <p>I regularly engage with my Cabinet colleagues on equalities issues and I am due to do so shortly with my Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Education to discuss the equalities issues in education.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2018-07-02T16:10:59.213Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-02T16:10:59.213Z
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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 Mr Philip Hollobone more like this