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Results 21–40 of 3941 for speaker:Lord Touhig

Young Adults: Public Service Funding - Motion to Take Note (18 Jul 2019)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, the greatest Liberal Prime Minister in the history of our country—a Welshman, naturally—David Lloyd George, speaking more than 100 years ago, after the passage in the other place of the Education Act, said that, with the powers it has created, “the State can watch over the welfare of its children through infancy and adolescence”. Those inspirational words are in my mind...

Israel Defense Forces - Question (8 Jul 2019)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, hundreds of Palestinian youngsters have been encouraged by the terrorist organisation Hamas to commit acts of provocation against Israeli forces but, when arrested, they do not have the benefit of lawyers and are tried in military courts. I am a lifelong supporter of the State of Israel, but is Britain reminding the Government of Israel of the vision of its founders, who would be...

School Exclusion: Timpson Review - Statement (7 May 2019)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, 70% of pupils excluded from school have special educational needs. In their response to the report, the Government have promised to review the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice by the end of next year. I am not clear from the Statement whether that review will be included in the work to be undertaken by Tom Bennett. Specifically, on the review of the SEND...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Council of Europe Development Bank (29 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to join the Council of Europe Development Bank.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what information an asylum seeker needs to provide in order to make an application for asylum.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their process for considering an application for asylum.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what data is collected and recorded from an asylum seekers' application for asylum.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Religion (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 18 February (HL13432), whether they have plans to aggregate the number of people claiming asylum on the grounds of religious persecution.

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres: Ministers of Religion (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many chaplains of each faith there are in immigration removal centres.

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres: Ministers of Religion (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 18 February (HL13421), how many detainees of each recorded faith are held in immigration removal centres.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (5 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 25 March (HL Deb, col 1611), whether the review of autism services will examine the questions of autistic people without a learning disability being placed in mental health hospitals.

Flags (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (3 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, tomorrow is a very important day: we are going to celebrate and commemorate 70 years since the founding of NATO. NATO has helped to keep the peace, helped to deter and helped to make us enjoy a better life here in Europe. This year also happens to be the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Council of Europe, another organisation that has helped to keep the peace and kept us...

NATO - Motion to Take Note (2 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, 70 years ago the world was emerging afresh from the ashes of the Second World War, a conflict in which Britain and her allies suffered many great losses. Four years after the end of the conflict, it became clear that the free world needed to band together in military unity to fend off future threats. So it was that NATO was founded on 4 April 1949 to create an alliance in support...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Mentally Disordered Offenders (27 Mar 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to introduce psychiatric alternatives to prison, and other forms of sentences, for persons who have committed a crime because of their mental health condition; and if so, how.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Community Orders (27 Mar 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government why there has been a decline in community service sentences; and how they intend to reverse this decline.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Sentences (27 Mar 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what they are doing to address sentence inflation following the average increase of three months over the past six years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Females (27 Mar 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of female offenders who have experienced traumas such as domestic and sexual abuse; and what steps they intend to take to prevent the victims of such experiences from committing crimes.

Special Educational Needs - Question (26 Mar 2019)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, the Minister said that compliance data is not collected. Why? Nothing will improve unless the data is collected.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Palestinians (26 Mar 2019)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the practice of trying Palestinian young offenders, engaged in acts of provocation, in military courts.


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