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Lords Chamber
Health and Care Bill - Thu 20 Jan 2022
Department of Health and Social Care

1: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (CON - Life peer) We had many debates on domestic abuse in the context of that Bill, now an Act, but domestic abuse remains - Speech Link
2: Lord Layard (LAB - Life peer) There are the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, who have already been mentioned, and other - Speech Link
3: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (GRN - Life peer) That also picks up a great deal of domestic abuse, yet online searches for domestic abuse were up by - Speech Link
4: None Amendment 110 would require ICBs to publish a strategy on support for victims of domestic abuse. - Speech Link
5: Lord Kamall (CON - Life peer) abuse, including victims of domestic and sexual abuse.Clause 20 ensures that integrated care boards and - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Uyghur Tribunal Judgment - Thu 20 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

1: Tim Loughton (CON - East Worthing and Shoreham) I am delighted to be able to speak in this debate—yet another on China’s abuse of human rights. - Speech Link
2: Layla Moran (LDEM - Oxford West and Abingdon) That is shameful, and it is painful for those victims, who watch debates such as this, which every time - Speech Link
3: Afzal Khan (LAB - Manchester, Gorton) include forced labour, detention, sterilisation, organ harvesting, denouncement of religion, sexual abuse - Speech Link
4: Chris Law (SNP - Dundee West) As Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, chair of the tribunal, stated:“Had any other body, domestic or international - Speech Link
5: Stephen Kinnock (LAB - Aberavon) more than 1 million Uyghur and other minority groups; the torture and inhumane treatment; the rape, abuse - Speech Link
6: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) not one of the leagues one wants to be at the top of, and China is right up there when it comes to abuse - Speech Link
7: Brendan O'Hara (SNP - Argyll and Bute) in perpetrating these gross human rights abuses.The Uyghur people have been subjected to widespread abuse - Speech Link
8: Catherine West (LAB - Hornsey and Wood Green) have been very clear from the outset that we stand with the Chinese people, and it is with systematic abuse - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Lawfare and UK Court System - Thu 20 Jan 2022
No Department present

1: Apsana Begum (LAB - Poplar and Limehouse) Perversely, the domestic abuse was so accepted that, in cross-examination, it was used against me in - Speech Link
2: Aaron Bell (CON - Newcastle-under-Lyme) Obviously, I do not share her politics, but I commend her for speaking about domestic abuse in the House - Speech Link
3: Apsana Begum (LAB - Poplar and Limehouse) What does what happened to me say to survivors of domestic abuse when we know how difficult it is to - Speech Link
4: Andy Slaughter (LAB - Hammersmith) , their corporate vehicles and rottweiler law firms without further limiting the ability of genuine victims - Speech Link

Westminster Hall
Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices - Wed 19 Jan 2022
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1: Paul Scully (CON - Sutton and Cheam) enabled workers to carry over more annual leave during the pandemic and we conducted a review of how victims - Speech Link

General Committees
Strengthening the Union as it Relates to Wales (First sitting) - Tue 18 Jan 2022
Wales Office

1: Jo Stevens (LAB - Cardiff Central) undermining devolution.There is no clearer example of the impact on our security than the rising numbers of victims - Speech Link
2: Chris Bryant (LAB - Rhondda) local police recently, they told me—it was not the first time they have told me this—that the number of domestic - Speech Link
3: Jo Stevens (LAB - Cardiff Central) The number of women homicide victims is at its highest level for 15 years. - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Mon 17 Jan 2022
Home Office

1: Lord Russell of Liverpool (CB - Excepted Hereditary) However, even domestic abuse stalking is complex. - Speech Link
2: None Earlier this year, during the passage of the Domestic Abuse Bill, the Minister was kind enough to say - Speech Link
3: None It is good that the Government have moved on domestic abuse and on violence against women and girls, - Speech Link
4: Baroness Newlove (CON - Life peer) Now we are asking that we have a standard of training for non-domestic abuse stalking. - Speech Link
5: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) violence, domestic abuse and stalking. - Speech Link
6: None the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 as “domestic abuse”.”Member’s explanatory statement This amendment would - Speech Link
7: Baroness Newlove (CON - Life peer) Noble Lords will remember that, during the passage of the Domestic Abuse Bill, the Minister promised - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Mon 17 Jan 2022
Home Office

1: Matt Western (LAB - Warwick and Leamington) Warwickshire shut its RASSO—rape and serious sexual offences—unit in 2014 and its domestic abuse unit - Speech Link
2: Rachel Maclean (CON - Redditch) Moreover, we are providing comprehensive funding to independent sexual and domestic abuse advisers to - Speech Link
3: Barbara Keeley (LAB - Worsley and Eccles South) What steps her Department is taking to improve support for victims of domestic abuse. - Speech Link
4: Rachel Maclean (CON - Redditch) Our landmark Domestic Abuse Act 2021 will strengthen our protection of victims and ensure that perpetrators - Speech Link
5: Barbara Keeley (LAB - Worsley and Eccles South) between 60 and 74 who are victims of domestic abuse. - Speech Link
6: Rachel Maclean (CON - Redditch) More is being done, and we will set out more ways that we will help older victims in our domestic abuse - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Draft Online Safety Bill Report - Thu 13 Jan 2022
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

1: None Committee on 21 May and 2 July 2020, and 2, 16 and 23 November, and 1 December 2021, on Tackling Online Abuse - Speech Link
2: Damian Collins (CON - Folkestone and Hythe) cases where anonymity may be required, when people are speaking out against an oppressive regime or victims - Speech Link
3: Margaret Hodge (LAB - Barking) No one wants to undermine anonymity—we all recognise that it is crucial for whistleblowers, for victims - Speech Link
4: Maria Miller (CON - Basingstoke) go one step further and make sure that victim support groups are also well funded because many more victims - Speech Link
5: Stephen Timms (LAB - East Ham) crime industry staffed by a large number of accomplished thugs, sustained by cheap and easy access to victims - Speech Link
6: John Nicolson (SNP - Ochil and South Perthshire) Trans people have been subjected to an avalanche of online abuse, with a steep rise in offline abuse, - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Bahraini Political Prisoners - Thu 13 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

1: Brendan O'Hara (SNP - Argyll and Bute) requires either crutches or a wheelchair, was subjected to physical and mental torture, as well as sexual abuse - Speech Link
2: Alistair Carmichael (LDEM - Orkney and Shetland) The meeting also took place following the arrest and abuse of 13 children who were subjected to threats - Speech Link
3: Margaret Ferrier (IND - Rutherglen and Hamilton West) The UK Government should immediately stop parroting the line that abuses should be raised with domestic - Speech Link
4: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) I am sorry to say there is an evidence base on the abuse of human rights. - Speech Link
5: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) worse than that, it has been argued that the UK Government can be seen as complicit in some of the abuse - Speech Link
6: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) advice prior to conviction.The UK Government must publicly condemn the death sentences given to torture victims - Speech Link
7: James Cleverly (CON - Braintree) have demonstrated, and continue to demonstrate, a desire to adopt a more progressive and inclusive domestic - Speech Link
8: James Cleverly (CON - Braintree) encourage the Government of Bahrain to follow due process in all cases and meet their international and domestic - Speech Link

Westminster Hall
Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Home Office

1: Matt Vickers (CON - Stockton South) Many of my constituents are rightly angry when abuse, broken windows, missiles and assault are badged - Speech Link
2: Jacob Young (CON - Redcar) This exploitation is abuse, tragically ruining the lives of young people, greatly endangering public - Speech Link
3: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) engaged with other community groups to try to address those issues—such factors as family environment, domestic - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Ministry of Justice

1: Lord Rosser (LAB - Life peer) Indeed, many children are not seen as victims of exploitation and abuse but instead receive punitive - Speech Link
2: Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames (LDEM - Life peer) We have heard many times in debates on this Bill and on the Domestic Abuse Act how painful an ordeal - Speech Link
3: None of common assault or battery in domestic abuse cases(1) This section applies to proceedings for an offence - Speech Link
4: None However, we know that, for obvious reasons, victims of domestic abuse may understandably take some time - Speech Link
5: None It will make a real difference to victims of domestic abuse and will stop perpetrators, in effect, hiding - Speech Link

Public Bill Committees
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Home Office

1: Pauline Latham (CON - Mid Derbyshire) problems, developmental difficulties for the children born to young mothers and an increased risk of domestic - Speech Link
2: Sarah Champion (LAB - Rotherham) Rights Organisation, Karma Nirvana and the Girls Not Brides campaign for their ongoing work to help victims - Speech Link

Westminster Hall
Police Powers to Suspend Driving Licences - Mon 10 Jan 2022
Cabinet Office

1: Christina Rees (LAB - Neath) because simpler cases have a better prospect of conviction, with the unintended consequence that alleged victims - Speech Link
2: Johnny Mercer (CON - Plymouth, Moor View) with a firearm—unfortunately we had one of those in Plymouth this year as well—or are involved in a domestic - Speech Link
3: Johnny Mercer (CON - Plymouth, Moor View) the scene of an accident as bad as being done for the crime, so that people are actually honest and victims - Speech Link
4: Luke Pollard (LAB - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport) significant concerns about RUI and the effect that it has, not only in parking many crimes, but in not giving victims - Speech Link
5: Luke Pollard (LAB - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport) argument for looking at whether RUI has changed the social contract—the deal—between the state and victims - Speech Link
6: Trudy Harrison (CON - Copeland) colleague with responsibility for roads, Minster Baroness Vere of Norbiton, has met the families of victims - Speech Link
7: Christina Rees (LAB - Neath) He had previous domestic abuse convictions, but bail conditions might have protected her. - Speech Link

Grand Committee
National Insurance Contributions Bill
Committee stage - Mon 10 Jan 2022
No Department present

1: Viscount Younger of Leckie (CON - Excepted Hereditary) continue to meet their international obligations and retain the power to exclude employers that seek to abuse - Speech Link
2: Viscount Younger of Leckie (CON - Excepted Hereditary) This new, ambitious free ports policy offer is already proving attractive to domestic and international - Speech Link
3: Baroness Kramer (LDEM - Life peer) avoidance schemes use the same psychology, methodology and ability to communicate to identify potential victims - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
Lords Hansard - Part 1 - Mon 10 Jan 2022
Home Office

1: Lord Hogan-Howe (CB - Life peer) That applies to victims as well as to the places that they meet, which are repeat locations. - Speech Link
2: None I also take the point made by the noble Baroness, Lady Meacher: what is someone who is with a domestic - Speech Link
3: None of domestic abuse, including women who have experienced or are experiencing criminal exploitation, coercive - Speech Link
4: Lord Bishop of Gloucester (Bishops - Bishops) abuse or exploitation. - Speech Link
5: Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (CB - Life peer) mental capacity in certain areas, the specific crimes to which they have been subjected and, above all, domestic - Speech Link
6: Baroness Chapman of Darlington (LAB - Life peer) They leave the fundamentals of substance misuse, mental health, housing, financial literacy and domestic - Speech Link
7: Lord Farmer (CON - Life peer) More than half of female prisoners have experienced domestic violence—we have already heard that this - Speech Link