Former Crossbench Peer
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My Lords, I declare an interest as a former chairman of the Post Office and as someone who receives a Post Office pension. The Minister referred to a package; and a package has to be delivered by the partners. First, will the Minister confirm that the Government will be a partner to the delivery of that package? Secondly, does the other potential partner have the resource and the will to...
My Lords, I declare an interest as the writer of a report for the Government. Following the point made by my noble friend Lady Coussins, does the Minister agree that there are times when advertising and promotion can be fruitful? Does he further agree that the Olympic Games would be a very fruitful time for the Government to finance extra advertising to promote languages to children and that...
My Lords, it is a great pleasure to listen to colleagues speaking on subjects on which they have expert knowledge to share. I shall respond to a number of points made, beginning with those of the noble Baroness, Lady Walmsley. I took the noble Baroness's remarks as a statement that her objective in these deliberations is to help the Government come forward with first-class legislation that...
Former Crossbench Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 17 March 1998
Left the House of Lords on 19 February 2009 — Died
Party was Other until 28 Jan 1999; Crossbench until 24 Jul 2002; Other until 7 Jan 2004
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