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To ask Her Majesty's Government what technology they are (1) using, and (2) developing, to improve the safety of women.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent assessment they have made of the effect of the UK’s departure from the EU on ferry crossings from Ireland to Welsh ports since 1 January.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how the Ministry of Defence will use Penally training camp once it is returned to them by the Home Office on 21 March.
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 30 June 2004
Positions held at time of appointment: Methodist Minister for Wales. (from Number 10 press release)
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