Results 1–20 of 2788 for speaker:Lord Smith of Finsbury

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-pacific Partnership: Patents (30 May 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications of the UK's accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on the rights of representation of UK patent attorneys before the Unified Patent Court.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-pacific Partnership: Patents (30 May 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK negotiators will seek to protect patent attorneys' rights of representation before the Unified Patent Court during accession negotiations to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Horizon Europe (28 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current position in negotiations for the UK's associate membership of the Horizon Europe Programme; and what steps they are intending to take in order to protect the position of UK academics who have been awarded research grants by the European Research Council.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Channel Four Television: Privatisation (20 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the privatisation of Channel 4 on the independent production sector.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Channel Four Television and Streaming (20 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the fundamental differences between Channel 4 and international streaming services, such as Netflix.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Channel Four Television: Privatisation (19 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to safeguard the specific public service duties of Channel 4 in the event of privatisation.

Daniel Morgan Independent Panel Report - Statement (24 Mar 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: My Lords, Alastair Morgan, the indefatigable brother of Daniel Morgan, was my constituent for 22 years when I was a Member of Parliament. I fought for many years, through a succession of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Police, to try to secure justice for Daniel Morgan’s family. Sadly, that has not been achieved, even now. The independent report last year and this report from the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadcasting: Scots Gaelic Language (21 Feb 2022)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions, if any, they have had with (1) the BBC, and (2) the Scottish government, about provisions for the (a) protection and (b) enhancement, of Gaelic broadcasting in any broadcasting White Paper.

Written Answers — Home Office: Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre: HIV Infection (29 Nov 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government why a detainee at Colnbrook Immigration Centre was denied HIV medication.

Standards in Public Life - Motion to Take Note (9 Sep 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: My Lords, it is a privilege to follow the noble Lord, Lord Dubs. I warmly commend the noble Lord, Lord Blunkett, on both initiating this debate and introducing it so superbly. Many years ago, in the early 2000s, I was a member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life for two and a half years. I must say, it is a great enhancement to our debate today that the current distinguished chairman...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Afghanistan (2 Sep 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to establish a rapid UK visa authorisation process for those Afghan citizens who worked in Kabul with former Royal Marine Commando Paul Farthing for the charity Nowzad.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Economic Partnership Agreements: Japan (7 Jul 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking (1) to comply with Article 14.12 of the UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, and (2) to discuss measures with the government of Japan to ensure adequate remuneration for (a) performers, and (b) producers, of phonograms used for (i) broadcasting, or (ii) any communication to the public.

Environment Bill - Second Reading (7 Jun 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: My Lords, I remind the House first of my interests as declared in the register. The Bill is broadly welcome. It says it has ambition, it aims to set its sights high, and it betokens a wish on the part of the Government to have strong environmental standards in what is, alas, a post-Brexit world—so far, so good. But it does not get everything right, and there are three things I would like to...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Intellectual Property (28 May 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership on the intellectual property sector.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (28 May 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish (1) their outline approach, (2) a scoping analysis, (3) their response to public consultation, and (4) a timetable for negotiations, on the UK's accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (28 May 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect formal negotiations on the UK's accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership to begin.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (28 May 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to publish their analysis of the economic impact of joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Public Service Broadcasting (Communications and Digital Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (27 May 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: My Lords, the report from the Select Committee on Communications and Digital is even more timely now than when it was published. It is wise and welcome. The noble Lord, Lord Gilbert, and members of the committee have done a brilliant job. We live in a world where there has been an explosion of competing, often inaccurate and untrusted news and information. Our public service broadcasters...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (18 May 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: My Lords, I begin by reminding the House of my interests as master of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and chair of the Art Fund. Before I turn to issues of culture, I want to record my serious disappointment at one item in the gracious Speech: the decision to undertake a period of further consultation before bringing in legislation to ban conversion therapy for LGBT+ people. I have to ask the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (7 Apr 2021)

Lord Smith of Finsbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government why the North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group approved the control of eight GP Services contracts to be passed to Operose Health; and what consultation involving (1) local authorities, and (2) patient representatives, was undertaken before that decision was approved.


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