Results 21–40 of 3058 for speaker:Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Office: Recruitment (17 Dec 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they recruit civil servants to work in the Northern Ireland Office based on Irish nationality.

Patrick Finucane: Supreme Court Judgment - Statement (2 Dec 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: My Lords, over 3,500 people were murdered, many butchered to death in the cruellest fashion, and tens of thousands were injured and scarred for life. Every murder, including that of Pat Finucane, is to be unreservedly condemned. Coming from a family whose loved ones were also murdered, I know the pain and heartache caused to the family circles. Everyone is equal under the law and equally...

Belfast International Airport - Question (2 Dec 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: [Inaudible]—Belfast International Airport to Dublin, because of the abolition of air passenger duty in the Republic. Therefore, Belfast International Airport was facing an uphill battle competing with Dublin Airport. The airport is the hub for international travel in Northern Ireland. In March, the Government announced a recovery plan for aviation. What specific financial assistance has...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (30 Nov 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the argument that restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 indirectly cost more lives than they save.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Treatments: Coronavirus (19 Nov 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of how (1) surgeries, (2) stroke treatments, (3) cancer detections, and (4) admissions for chemotherapy, have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Vaccine - Private Notice Question (11 Nov 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: Acknowledging the possibility of a vaccine being made available before Christmas, can the Minister assure me that a Northern Ireland supply is part of the UK’s order, and will the Northern Ireland Executive be involved in discussions over its distribution? Can the Minister also tell us when he expects news concerning the vaccine being developed by Oxford University?

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Committee (5th Day) (9 Nov 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: My Lords, like the noble Baroness, Lady Hoey, I have no claim to being a lawyer, nor the son of a lawyer, but I come with 50 years of experience as a minister of the gospel in the thriving congregation in Northern Ireland and 42 years as an elected representative of the people of Northern Ireland. I have been with the people of Northern Ireland through very difficult and trying times, as well...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Christianity (9 Nov 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect Christians from persecution around the world.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Coronavirus (5 Nov 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support people suffering from mental health problems either caused or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Fraud: Telephone Services (5 Nov 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to stop older people from being targeted by scam telephone calls.

Northern Ireland: Commission for Victims and Survivors - Question (22 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: Does the Minister agree that innocent victims have been traumatised enough through a long and vicious terrorist campaign? They do not need a rewriting of the history of the past to excuse IRA terrorism but require proper justice, a recognition of their suffering and a hastening of the payment of pensions and compensation where appropriate.

Agriculture Bill - Commons Reasons: Motion D (20 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: My Lords, I support Amendment 16B in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Grantchester, and Amendment 18B in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Curry of Kirkharle. We have the opportunity through this legislation to shape future policy on food production, standards, the environment and animal welfare. Surely it is imperative that we do so, ensuring that those who produce our food to the highest...

Cancer Task Force - Question (20 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: My Lords, with radiotherapy being needed for over 50% of cancer patients and involved in 40% of cancer cures, what is being done to ensure that patients can continue to access this life-saving treatment throughout the Covid-19 pandemic? Are there plans to improve access to radiotherapy for the 2.5 million people currently living over the recommended 45-minute travel time to bring cancer...

Written Answers — Home Office: Offences against Children: Internet (19 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to enact new laws designed to protect children who are at risk of sex abuse online.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Cancer: Northern Ireland (14 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide additional funding to the Northern Ireland Executive for reducing the backlog in treatment of cancer patients.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Coronavirus: Northern Ireland (14 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive about COVID-19.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Special Educational Needs: Northern Ireland (12 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people with special educational needs.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Armed Forces: Civil Proceedings (12 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what further measures are being taken to protect members of the security forces from "vexatious claims" over actions related to the Troubles.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: New IRA (8 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the threat level emanating from the New IRA terrorist group.

United Kingdom Government-Northern Ireland Executive Joint Board - Question (6 Oct 2020)

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown: I am sure that the Minister is aware of the deep concern over the threat by the EU to block the free movement of goods, including food, from Great Britain to Northern Ireland. In the event of the Union not coming to an agreement by December, will the Government give an assurance that they will exempt goods and food from the EU-commanded checks? This has major implications for Northern Ireland...


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