Former Labour Peer
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My Lords, I declare an interest as a former trustee of Diabetes UK and as someone who has type II diabetes. Is my noble friend aware that although the health and safety first-aid regulations cover employees, the Health and Safety Executive has issued guidance to undertakings that provide a service to the public, such as places of entertainment and shops? Will she encourage the Health and...
asked Her Majesty's Government: When the second annual report by the Inedpendent Monitor for Entry Clearance Refusals will be laid before the House.
asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will report progress on the Sustainable Farming and Food Strategy.
Former Labour Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1994
Left the House of Lords on 10 April 2003
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