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Medical Innovation Bill [HL] — Second Reading (27 Jun 2014)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating my noble friend Lord Saatchi on his achievement in securing Second Reading for his Bill and on his advocacy today, and I wish the Bill a successful passage. I also applaud the Government’s role, in which I believe the Minister played a significant part. The potential implications of the Bill’s enactment are impossible to predict with...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Kenya (10 Feb 2014)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that the wording on the proposed memorial to victims of the Mau Mau emergency commemorates the experience of all who were affected by the emergency.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Statutory Instruments (4 Dec 2013)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why their response to a request by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee on 15 October for the replacement of the Explanatory Memoranda to the Extraditions Appeals (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Order 2013 (SI 2013/2384) and the Extraditions Act 2003 (Designation of Prosecutors) (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Order 2013 (SI...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Zimbabwe (19 Nov 2013)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in discussions with the government of Zimbabwe on the subject of Zimbabwe public service pensions.

United Kingdom and China — Motion to Take Note (7 Nov 2013)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating my noble friend Lord Dobbs on his perceptive speech introducing our debate. He has given us much food for thought. I also endorse the tributes paid to my noble friend Lady Neville-Rolfe on her eloquent maiden speech, and I, too, hope that we shall hear more from her in future. My noble friend Lord Dobbs rightly dwelt on the pace of change...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Houses of Parliament: Demonstrations (22 Jul 2013)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Metropolitan Police's powers to manage demonstrations on the western side of Old Palace Yard include powers to control noise levels; and, if so, whether, in exercising those powers, consideration is given to the effect of the permitted noise level on members and staff working in the Palace of Westminster.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Houses of Parliament: Demonstrations (17 Jun 2013)

Lord Goodlad: To ask the Chairman of Committees what controls exist over the holding of demonstrations in Old Palace Yard, and over the noise generated by such demonstrations; and what steps are taken to minimise disruption to those working in the Palace of Westminster.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Zimbabwe (11 Jun 2013)

Lord Goodlad: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Government of Zimbabwe regarding the payment of pensions to former civil servants in the public service in the former British Colony of Southern Rhodesia.

Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee (11 Mar 2013)

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee Report on the Government’s approach to consultation – Lord Goodlad. Debate

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Armed Forces) (Amendment) Order 2012 — Motion of Regret (5 Dec 2012)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, very briefly, I share the concerns of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Scott, about the order, which was commented on by the Select Committee on secondary legislation. This area of the law was thoroughly looked into some years ago by your Lordships' Constitution Committee. The recommendations of the committee, contained in the second report of the 2008-09 Session entitled...

House of Lords: Working Practices — Motion to Take Note (1 Nov 2012)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Filkin, on this timely debate and on his very wide-ranging speech on a subject which, as he said, is sufficiently important to your Lordships' House to attract an attendance today on all sides. I shall perforce be brief. We spend the majority of our time on the scrutiny of legislation. Our role is quite different from that of the other place. We...

House of Lords: Working Practices — Motion to Take Note (1 Nov 2012)

Lord Goodlad: I speak in the hope that my noble friend will take seriously the points being made in the debate-or the two that I have had time to raise.

House of Lords: Working Practices — Motion to Take Note (27 Jun 2011)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, it was a great privilege to chair the group. On its behalf, I express gratitude for the kind words which have been uttered. We agree with Adlai Stevenson that flattery is harmless provided it is not inhaled. The shadows are lengthening and I shall be very brief. We were extremely grateful to all noble Lords who gave written evidence, which is summarised in the reports. We were...

Referendums: Constitution Committee Report: Motion to Take Note (12 Oct 2010)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness for her very kind remarks about me, which were wholly unmerited but most generous. It was a great privilege to serve on your Lordships' Select Committee, which performs an extremely important function. I wish the noble Baroness every success in the chair, which she will adorn with great wisdom and experience. She has covered the main issues in the report...

Terrorism Act 2000 — Statement (8 Jul 2010)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords-

Cabinet Office: Constitution Committee Report — Motion to Take Note (6 Jul 2010)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I join other noble Lords in welcoming my noble friend to the Dispatch Box and I thank him very much for his very thorough reply. I would expect no less from a fellow Lincolnshire yellowbelly. My noble friend emphasised the Government's commitment to accountability and openness about which there has been a confluence of view during the course of this debate. The Government will of...

Cabinet Office: Constitution Committee Report — Motion to Take Note (6 Jul 2010)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, I welcome the opportunity to debate the fourth report of the 2009-10 session of your Lordships' Select Committee on the Constitution, entitled The Cabinet Office and the Centre of Government. The committee was grateful to all who gave evidence to us, including a number of your Lordships, and to our specialist advisers. I am also grateful to the previous Government for their response...

Political and Constitutional Reform — Statement (5 Jul 2010)

Lord Goodlad: My Lords, will my noble friend arrange for an early debate on the Select Committee on the Constitution's recent report on referendums, in the light of the difference of views that have been expressed around the House and of the topicality of the subject?

Political Parties: Funding — Question (1 Jul 2010)

Lord Goodlad: Is my noble friend aware that in Australia in the early 1920s, because the political parties were finding the cost of getting people to the polls in a huge, sparsely populated country very onerous, compulsory voting was introduced, with universal support? It has had universal support ever since. The noble Baroness the Leader of the Opposition said the other day that she supported compulsory...

House of Lords Reform — Motion to Take Note (29 Jun 2010)

Lord Goodlad: If, as we consider legislation, the party opposite presses for a referendum on the future of the House, will the noble Baroness take into account the recommendations of the Electoral Commission on compulsory voting, which applies in many other countries, so that that is one of the considerations that come before us?


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