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Sustainable Development Goals (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:04
Preet Kaur Gill: I am delighted to join the debate and thank all Members who contributed. The hon. Member for Dundee West (Chris Law) made the excellent point that the SDGs should be a comprehensive blueprint for all Departments. He raised the UN special rapporteur’s report on poverty in the UK and stated that the Government are in denial of the facts. He quoted Richard Curtis, who I commend for his work...

Sustainable Development Goals (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:04
Preet Kaur Gill: I thank my hon. Friend for that important contribution, which I fully endorse. I hope that the Government will take that on board. As I was saying, local government and local councils matter. That is why last year I worked with Birmingham City Council, my local council, to approve a motion on the sustainable development goals, with cross-party support. It was the first council to agree...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Health Services (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the NHS budget is spent on dementia care.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on what date he plans to publish the social care Green Paper.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Biometrics (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which police forces are currently trialling face recognition technology.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Department for International Development: Migrant Workers (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate he has made of the number of EU nationals employed by his Department by country.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Bangladesh: Rohingya (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate he has made of the number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh his Department has supported to date.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Department for International Development: Public Expenditure (11 Jun 2019)

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the oral contribution of 6 June 2019 on the amount spend on climate and the environment, what baseline his Department will use to measure the doubling; and what the timeframe is for that target to be achieved.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Violence (10 Jun 2019)

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Government of Sudan on recent violence in Khartoum.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Politics and Government (10 Jun 2019)

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the Sudanese Government on negotiations with opposition groups about elections.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Demonstrations (10 Jun 2019)

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support his Department is providing to the African Union to prevent further violence against protestors in Khartoum.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Mental Health Services (10 Jun 2019)

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent steps his Department has taken to improve mental health education in developing countries.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Climate Change (10 Jun 2019)

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much of the £5.8 billion allocated to international climate finance between 2016-17 and 2020-21 will be allocated to raising awareness of climate change in developing countries.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plastics: Packaging (10 Jun 2019)

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to help reduce plastic packaging in supermarkets.

International Development: Women's Equality (6 Jun 2019)

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: In its latest annual review, the CDC claims that, of the jobs it supports, only 32% are for women and 68% are for men. Does the Minister agree it is not acceptable that over twice as many men are being supported with jobs via these investments. Given her Department’s commitment to gender equality, will she take this up directly with the CDC?

International Development: Women's Equality (6 Jun 2019)

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: In its latest annual review, the CDC claims that, of the jobs it supports, only 32% are for women and 68% are for men. Does the Minister agree it is not acceptable that over twice as many men are being supported with jobs via these investments. Given her Department’s commitment to gender equality, will she take this up directly with the CDC?

International Development: Women's Equality (6 Jun 2019)

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: In its latest annual review, the CDC claims that, of the jobs it supports, only 32% are for women and 68% are for men. Does the Minister agree it is not acceptable that over twice as many men are being supported with jobs via these investments. Given her Department’s commitment to gender equality, will she take this up directly with the CDC?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Correspondence (6 Jun 2019)

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure her Department stops sending correspondence after a claimant has died.

Freehold Properties (Management Charges) (5 Jun 2019)

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 14:11
Preet Kaur Gill: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require landlords to provide accounts of management charges payable under section 19 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 to freehold property owners, and for connected purposes. These payable management charges are usually known as estate management schemes. As the name suggests, estate management schemes allow the landlord or scheme...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Women's Rights (5 Jun 2019)

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government plans to take to promote women's rights issues at the forthcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz.

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