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My Lords, I admire the passionate commitment of the noble Lord, Lord Alton, and his tenacity, to use the word that the noble Lord, Lord McNally, used about him in his own moving speech. I will only say of the noble Lord, Lord Alton, that he is a highly experienced and effective politician. I also applaud and thank the British Lung Foundation for the essential work that it continues to do and...
My Lords, while welcoming the increase in the quantity of jobs, I put it to the Minister that when the full employment White Paper was published in the middle years of the 20th century, the assumption was that the jobs created would be adequately paid, secure and long term. Only a small proportion of the jobs created in recent years have been of that nature. What is the Government’s...
My Lords, does the Minister recognise that copyright is a form of monopoly and that, while it is desirable that innovation should be recognised and rewarded, it should always be the object of policy to keep the period of monopoly as short as is reasonably possible so that new ideas can circulate freely and rapidly? Does she also recognise that in the digital era such monopolies are...
Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2005
Previously MP for Newport East until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Stratford-upon-Avon, 1983-1997 and for Newport East, 1997-2005. Parliament Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Science, 1989-1992; Education and Employment, 1997-1998 and at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, 1998-2001. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Newport East; Stratford-on-Avon
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