Results 21–40 of 7026 for speaker:Lord Fowler

UK Foreign Aid Programme - Motion to Take Note (1 Jul 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, this has been an important debate and, first and foremost, I thank everyone who has taken part in it. It may have been truncated but it showed quite clearly the concern that there is on this issue. The Minister said that the debate had attracted a large number of speakers—which was true; it had—but he rather failed to mention that, of the 43 Back-Bench speakers whom it had...

UK Foreign Aid Programme - Motion to Take Note (1 Jul 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, I thank my Cross-Bench colleagues for the opportunity of this debate. I also declare my interest as an ambassador for UNAIDS. In 2015, Parliament passed a Bill that placed a duty on Governments to devote 0.7% of national income to overseas aid. It was approved overwhelmingly in both Houses. My comment at Second Reading in this House was that it was “what I would expect from a...

Overseas Development Assistance - Question (26 May 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, I declare an interest as an ambassador for UNAIDS, which has had its grant cut by over 80%. Is the point not this: few noble Lords who spoke on, and voted for, the original legislation had any concept that it could be reversed by the decision of Ministers alone? If the Government want to pursue this policy, surely they should have the political courage to put it to Parliament in the...

Tributes: Lord Fowler (12 May 2021)

Lord Fowler: A very few words. I thank the Leaders, the Convenor of the Cross Benches—who is now my boss—the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Durham and, of course, the Lord Speaker, as well as the noble Lords, Lord Balfe and Lord Faulkner, for their very kind and generous remarks. Had I known that this was the collective view, I might not have stood down quite as early as I did—but, seriously,...

Kickstart Scheme - Question (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed, and it brings Question Time to an end. Sitting suspended.

Office for Health Promotion - Question (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed. We now come to the fourth Oral Question.

Covid-19: Syria - Question (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: I have to say that Ministers as well as ordinary Members must be short. The time allowed for this Question has elapsed. We come to the third Oral Question.

Leaseholders and Property Management Companies - Question (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: That is very kind of you; thank you. All supplementary questions have been asked—congratulations to all concerned. We now move to the next Oral Question.

Arrangement of Business - Announcement (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. Some Members are here in the Chamber, others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. Oral Questions will now commence. Please can those asking supplementary questions keep them brief and confined to two points; and I ask that Ministers’ answers are also brief. As this is the last time that I am doing...

Music Festivals: Covid-19-related Cancellations - Question (27 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed. That concludes today’s Oral Questions.

Kalifa Review of UK Fintech - Question (27 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed. We now come to the fourth Oral Question.

Transport: Zero Carbon Target - Question (27 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed.

Cycling: Bells - Question (27 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed. We now come to the second Oral Question.

Arrangement of Business - Announcement (27 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. Some Members are here in the Chamber while others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. Oral Questions will now commence. Please can those asking supplementary questions keep them brief and confined to two points. I ask that Ministers’ answers are also brief.

Creative Industries: Covid-19 - Question (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed, and this brings Question Time to an end. Sitting suspended.

Natural Habitats: Infrastructure Projects - Question (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, the time allowed for this Question has elapsed.

Folic Acid - Question (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, all supplementary questions have been asked; congratulations to the Minister. We now move to the third Oral Question.

Arrangement of Business - Announcement (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Fowler: My Lords, some Members are here in the Chamber while others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. Oral Questions will now commence. Please can those asking supplementary questions keep them brief and confined to two points. I ask that Ministers’ answers are also brief.


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