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Transgender Prisoners - House of Commons Library
Commons library
For transgender prisoners, a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) would normally be necessary before a person could be placed in a prison corresponding to their acquired gender. However there was some flexibility for trans prisoners who were “sufficiently advanced in the gender reassignment process”. The Women and Equalities Committe report . The Women and Equalities Committee looked at ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-7420/
Transgender Prisoners By Jacqueline Beard
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transgender inmates, and another case where a transgender woman was first sent to a male prison, but was later transferred to a women’s prison after a public petition. 2011 policy guidelines for England and Wales had stated that prisoners should normally be located in the prison estate of their gender as recognised by UK law. For transgender
https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7420/CBP-7420.pdf
Gender recognition and the rights of transgender people ...
Commons library
Some transgender people have argued that the requirement for a diagnostic psychiatric report perpetuates the assumption, which they consider to be outdated and false, that being transgender is a mental health disorder. Many transgender people also consider the process to be overly intrusive, humiliating and administratively burdensome. The fee and associated costs are seen as expensive and ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8969/
Written questions and answers - UK Parliament
The Policy Framework provides staff with clear direction in the care and management of transgender individuals, including managing potential risks both to and presented by transgender individuals. Part of this process ensures that a complex case board must be held for an individual to transfer between the male and female estates. This decision is made by taking into account a wide range of ...
https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-questions/detail/2020-03-04/HL2223
The gender recognition process - House of Commons Library
Commons library
This briefing paper has been withdrawn and replaced with another Commons Library briefing paper, CBP0969, Gender recognition and the rights of transgender
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8746/
Reform the Gender Recognition Act. - Petitions
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Reform the GRA to allow transgender people to self-identify without the need for a medical diagnosis, to streamline the administrative process, and to allow non-binary identities to be legally recognised. More details. The response gathered by the government showed strong support for this reform with 70% in favour, but the results seem to have been ignored by policy makers. The current process ...
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/327108b
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
The Scottish Transgender Alliance told us that they wished to see it repealed: as well as violating trans people’s article 8 human right to privacy [under the ECHR] about their gender reassignment history, [it] is generally unworkable because the only way anyone could prove beyond doubt that they had not undergone gender reassignment would be to submit to an unacceptably intrusive medical ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39007.htm
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
Historically, transgender and non-binary people have reported poor experience of engagement, with the group becoming “hidden”. NHS England has therefore established a Transgender and non-binary network with over 150 members. Five workshops have been held with the network since June 2013 with the next one planned for December 2015.
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39008.htm
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
281 Criminal records may retain a reference to an offender’s birth gender and birth name in order to link a record of offending to a particular individual for the purposes of criminal justice, as well as disclosure and barring.Recent changes have allowed an offender to request a change of the gender and name on their record to reflect their change of gender if their crime is a non-sex ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39009.htm
Transgender Equality
15-16 Session Commons publication pdf
Transgender Equality 5 1 Introduction 1. This report, our first, is concerned with equality issues affecting transgender (or “trans”)1 people, an umbrella term describing a diverse minority group whose members often experience very stark inequality. Terminology 2. Each of us is at birth assigned a sex (male or female), based on our physical
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/390.pdf
Women and Equalities Committee - Summary - UK Parliament
The Women and Equalities Committee examines the work of the Government Equalities Office (GEO). It holds Government to account on equality law and policy, including the Equality Act 2010 and cross Government activity on equalities.
https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/328/women-and-equalities-committee/
Allow transgender people to self-define their legal gender ...
petition
Transgender people in the UK are forced to pay to prove their identity to a Gender Recognition Panel. This process is humiliating, outdated and unnecessary. We urge the government to introduce an act equivalent to the Irish Gender Recognition Act, and allow trans* people to self-define their gender.
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/104639
Transgender People: Discrimination - Hansard
22-07-20 Hansard
We are committed to tackling discrimination against transgender people. We have invested £4 million for schools to tackle anti-LGBT bullying, and we have addressed homophobic hate crime in the hate crime action plan.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2020-07-22/debates/14B188A8-367F-4FFD-A120-D1447E8895EC/TransgenderPeopleDiscrimination
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
Transgender Equality Contents. Contents. Terms of Reference. Summary. 1 Introduction. Terminology. Our inquiry. 2 Cross-government strategy. 3 Gender Recognition Act 2004. Providing proof. Spousal consent. Age limit. Data protection. Inappropriate requests to produce a Gender Recognition Certificate. Section 22 of the Gender Recognition Act . 4 Equality Act 2010. Gender reassignment as a ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39002.htm
Role - Women and Equalities Committee - Committees - UK ...
The Women and Equalities Committee was appointed by the House of Commons on 3 June 2015 to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Government Equalities Office (GEO).
https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/328/women-and-equalities-committee/role/
Written statements - Written questions, answers and ...
• The above provisions around health, hygiene and welfare products take into account the possible needs of transgender individuals. These revisions were prompted by concerns raised by the Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) that in some cases women were being left without basic menstrual products in police cells. They received overwhelming support following a public consultation ...
https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-statements/detail/2019-07-23/HCWS1796
Government Response to the Women and Equalities Committee ...
Commons committee document pdf
Session Transgender Equality was published on 14 January 2016. The WESC’s report made 35 recommendations in relation to a wide range of areas including cross-Government strategy, the Gender Recognition Act 2004, the Equality Act 2010, NHS services and on tackling everyday transphobia. The Government welcomes the WESC’s work and recommendations on the very important and emerging issues ...
https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/women-and-equalities/CM9301-Response-Transgender-Equality-report.pdf
Transgender Equality - Hansard
01-12-16 Hansard
Transgender people make an enormous contribution to our society. As well as allowing us to discuss the difficulties that transgender people face each day, I hope that this debate can be used to celebrate transgender people across the UK. The hate and prejudice that lurks in our society is sickening, but what is remarkable is the positivity that shines in contrast to that. Ranging from the ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2016-12-01/debates/D4F283FB-2C02-4C8C-8C7E-BEAB889D1425/TransgenderEquality
Contact information for Lisa Nandy - MPs and Lords - UK ...
Lisa Nandy is the Labour MP for Wigan, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Foreign Secretary.
https://members.parliament.uk/member/4082/contact
Hansard
Hansard
Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Daily Debates from Hansard are published on this website the next working day.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/
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