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House of Lords: Lord Speaker’s Committee Report - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (19 Dec 2017)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Burns, and the members of the Lord Speaker’s committee on the report, and support its recommendations. In the absence of a written constitution, this House and the other place are reliant for our effectiveness on broadly shared values, trust and conventions. Hitherto, this reliance has nearly always served us well and, for the proposals in...

Zimbabwe - Question for Short Debate (7 Dec 2017)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, the change of regime is an opportunity for the lives of Zimbabweans, in Zimbabwe and in exile, to be transformed. The British Government can help with governance reform, with our Chinese friends and others. There is no greater opportunity than now to revive trade and investment opportunities, and to that end our voice in the International Monetary Fund will be very important. I...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hong Kong: Police (10 Nov 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 25 October (HL1889), what was their response to the letter from the Royal Hong Kong Police Association to the Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Mark Field MP, dated 16 October.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Hong Kong (9 Nov 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was their response to the representations made by the Royal Hong Kong Police Association in its letter of 25 July to the Home Secretary.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Central African Pension Fund (8 Nov 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 25 October (HL1890), whether they intend to make good the deficit in the Central African Pension Fund, as they did in 2010.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Impact Assessments (30 Oct 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on the publication of impact assessments in relation to (1) primary legislation and (2) secondary legislation.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Legislation (30 Oct 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on pre-legislative consultation.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Legislation (30 Oct 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on pre-legislative scrutiny by Parliament.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Legislation (30 Oct 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government which bills they intend to subject to pre-legislative scrutiny this session.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hong Kong: Police (25 Oct 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent representations they have received from the Royal Hong Kong Police Association; and what action, if any, has followed.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Central African Pension Fund (25 Oct 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current deficit in the Central African Pension Fund.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Zimbabwe: Pensions (19 Apr 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the cost of proposals submitted by the Overseas Service Pension Association in December 2016 for assisting the government of Zimbabwe in meeting its obligations to Zimbabwe public service pensions.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Zimbabwe: Pensions (3 Apr 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost of making the necessary financial arrangements to enable the government of Zimbabwe to pay the pension arrears owing to those former members of HM Overseas Service who responded to the British Government's request that they remain in their posts after Southern Rhodesia became independent.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Zimbabwe: Pensions (21 Mar 2017)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider making a contribution to the proposed Zimbabwe Public Service Pension Fund from either the aid programme or the superannuation fund.

Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note (16 Mar 2017)

Lord Goodlad: My noble friend bracketed my raising the Zimbabwe pensioners with the uprating of the overseas pensions referred to by the noble Baroness, Lady Benjamin. They are completely separate issues. Can she say something in response to what I said?

Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note (16 Mar 2017)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Benjamin, who has done so much to entertain and inspire young people in this country and no doubt in other parts of the Commonwealth. I very much share her concern about the overseas pensioners to whom she referred and about whom I was greatly concerned when I was in Australia. She is quite right that the Government now have...

House of Lords: Size - Motion to Resolve (Continued) (5 Dec 2016)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, it is a great privilege to follow the wise remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Low of Dalston. I join other noble Lords in congratulating the Government on making time for this debate today and my noble friend Lord Cormack on securing it and on the content of his remarks, which, as usual, I find myself in substantial agreement with. I salute, too, the work of the Campaign for an...

House of Lords Bill [HL] - Second Reading (21 Oct 2016)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I join my noble friend Lord Strathclyde in warmly congratulating my noble friend Lord Elton on bringing this Bill before the House. I offer both him and the Bill my warm support. My noble friend mentioned the surgeon who told a bewildered patient that they needed some form of surgery. My late father was a doctor. He told me that when faced with a particularly bewildering diagnosis,...

Electoral Fraud - Question (12 Sep 2016)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, why do we not do what the Australians have happily done very successfully for 90 years and make voting compulsory as a civic duty?

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (23 May 2016)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I welcome most warmly the contents of the gracious Speech, and I congratulate the Government. I was glad to see the commitment to secure the long-term future of Britain’s nuclear deterrent and to invest in Britain’s Armed Forces. In my view, our military capabilities have been reduced to the absolute minimum consistent with maintaining our national security. I understand that...


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