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Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 18:25
Preet Kaur Gill: My hon. Friend makes a really good, important point, and he reminds us of the game of bowls in the Commonwealth games, which is very important too. The Commonwealth games provide the chance for local residents to gain skills and vital employment opportunities, and they are an opportunity for other positive social changes as well. The west midlands has one of the lowest levels of living wage...

Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 18:25
Preet Kaur Gill: It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to discuss the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill as a Birmingham MP, and as someone who has been excited about the games since they were first awarded. This morning, in front of the iconic Birmingham library, the official Commonwealth countdown clock was unveiled, revealing the 870 days remaining until the opening ceremony. I cannot wait for 2022,...

Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 18:25
Preet Kaur Gill: My hon. Friend makes a really good, important point, and he reminds us of the game of bowls in the Commonwealth games, which is very important too. The Commonwealth games provide the chance for local residents to gain skills and vital employment opportunities, and they are an opportunity for other positive social changes as well. The west midlands has one of the lowest levels of living wage...

Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 18:25
Preet Kaur Gill: It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to discuss the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill as a Birmingham MP, and as someone who has been excited about the games since they were first awarded. This morning, in front of the iconic Birmingham library, the official Commonwealth countdown clock was unveiled, revealing the 870 days remaining until the opening ceremony. I cannot wait for 2022,...

Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 18:25
Preet Kaur Gill: My hon. Friend makes a really good, important point, and he reminds us of the game of bowls in the Commonwealth games, which is very important too. The Commonwealth games provide the chance for local residents to gain skills and vital employment opportunities, and they are an opportunity for other positive social changes as well. The west midlands has one of the lowest levels of living wage...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Interserve (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he plans to take to help resolve the dispute between the members of PCS union employed by Interserve and his Department; and if he will meet those union members.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Human Trafficking (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2020 to Question 18684 on Developing Countries: Human Trafficking, for what reasons her Department took the decision not to collate disaggregated data on adolescence age.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Human Trafficking (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2020 to Question 18684 on Developing Countries: Human Trafficking, whether her Department has made an estimate of the number of adolescent girls protected by the Children on the Move programme.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Home Office: Bullying (9 Mar 2020)

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many cases of (a) bullying and (b) harassment have been recorded against (i) managers, (ii) Ministers and (iii) Secretaries of State of his Department in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements (6 Mar 2020)

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to her Answer of 26 February 2020 to Question 18647 on Trade Agreements: Negotiations, how many and which countries her Department has held preliminary trade talks with.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Accident and Emergency Departments: Mental Illness (5 Mar 2020)

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many attendances have been logged for people aged 18 years and under who attended A&E for (a) deliberate self-harm and (b) psychiatric conditions in England in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions (5 Mar 2020)

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to answer Question 287932 on Hormone Replacement Therapy tabled on 19 September 2019 by the Hon. member for Birmingham Edgbaston; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Office: Unemployment (5 Mar 2020)

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her statement on Sky news on 19 February 2020 that businesses should skill up the 8.5 million economically inactive, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on providing additional to help (a) students, (b) long-term sick, (c) carers and (d) retired people into work.

International Development: Female Education (4 Mar 2020)

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: I welcome the Secretary of State to her place. International Women’s Day is a focal point of the year to celebrate the movement for women’s rights and gender equality, and we welcome her Department’s focus on girls’ education, but does she agree that girls’ education is a basic and universal human right, not something that should be used simply as a means to achieve other ends? Will...

International Development: Female Education (4 Mar 2020)

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: I welcome the Secretary of State to her place. International Women’s Day is a focal point of the year to celebrate the movement for women’s rights and gender equality, and we welcome her Department’s focus on girls’ education, but does she agree that girls’ education is a basic and universal human right, not something that should be used simply as a means to achieve other ends? Will...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Overseas Trade (4 Mar 2020)

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of trade sanctions on Syria.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Overseas Trade: EU Law (4 Mar 2020)

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether all trade sanctions to which the UK is subject under EU legislation will be transposed into UK law before 1 January 2021.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Microfinance (4 Mar 2020)

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the implications for its policies of the finding from the World Bank Group report entitled Profiting from Parity that Microcredit has only limited effects on business outcomes for women.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Education (4 Mar 2020)

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 30 January 2020 to Question 8427 on Developing Countries: Education, what estimate she has made of the proportion of adolescent girls out of school in emergencies.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Poverty (4 Mar 2020)

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to his written statement on the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy HCWS126, if he will include in that review a commitment to help end extreme poverty around the world.

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