Results 1–20 of 1469 for speaker:Lord Faulkner of Worcester

Written Answers — House of Lords: Prostitution (15 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions and how many convictions there have been under Section 30 (man living on earnings of prostitution) and Section 31 (woman exercising control over prostitute) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956, or their replacement provisions in the Sexual Offences Act 2003, in each of the past 10 years.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Prostitution (15 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions and how many convictions there have been under Section 52 (causing or inciting prostitution for gain) or Section 53 (controlling prostitution for gain) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 in each of the past five years.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Prostitution (15 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions and how many convictions there have been under Section 33 (keeping a brothel) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956 in each of the past 10 years.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Prostitution (15 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions and how many convictions there have been for loitering and soliciting under Section 1 of the Street Offences Act 1959 in each of the past 10 years.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Prostitution (15 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions and how many convictions there have been under Section 57 (trafficking into the United Kingdom for sexual exploitation), Section 58 (trafficking within the United Kingdom for sexual exploitation) and Section 59 (trafficking out of the United Kingdom for sexual exploitation) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 in each of the past five years.

Transport: Public Lavatories — Question (15 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, further to my noble friend's previous answer, is she aware that a number of train operators are facing financial difficulties and are announcing the early closure of stations? One of the consequences of closing a station early in the evening is that all the facilities on that station are locked. Does she believe that it is necessary for her colleagues to talk to the Office of Rail...

Transport: Infrastructure — Statement (15 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, I have commented on my noble friend's commitment to the railways, and I have commended him for it. I warmly welcome what he has said about railway electrification, the construction of High Speed 2 and the improvement of local access around Heathrow. I know that he has recently been to Japan, where he has seen the success of a high-speed railway there. Based on that experience and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Olympic Games 2012: Football (28 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government to what extent the stadia chosen to host football events at the 2012 Olympics comply with the Accessible Stadia Guidance.

BBC: Disasters Emergency Committee — Question (28 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the BBC over the broadcasting of the appeal for Gaza on behalf of the Disasters Emergency Committee.

BBC: Disasters Emergency Committee — Question (28 Jan 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, I thank my noble friend very much for that Answer. I am sure that he, like many noble Lords, has had the opportunity to see the appeal by DEC during this week. Does he agree with the assertion contained in the beginning of the appeal—that it is, "not about the rights and wrongs of the conflict", and that DEC, "just wants to save lives"? That being so, does the Minister not find...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Disabled People: Football Grounds (3 Feb 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether replies have been received from the Premier League and the Football League to the letters sent by the Minister for Sport in April 2008 regarding the provision of facilities for disabled supporters at football grounds.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Disabled People: Football Grounds (3 Feb 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Carter of Barnes on 17 November 2008 (WA 164), whether the Minister for Sport has met the Premier League and the Football League to discuss their member clubs' obligations under disability discrimination legislation to ensure their stadiums comply with the Accessible Stadia guidance; and if so, what the outcome of any such...

Health Bill [HL]: Second Reading (4 Feb 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, it is a real pleasure to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Masham of Ilton. I think that I speak for all your Lordships when I say that it has been a great privilege to be able to listen to speeches not only from her but also from my noble friend Lady Wilkins and the noble Baroness, Lady Campbell of Surbiton. We are fortunate to have them present when we debate health issues and to...

Railways: East Coast Main Line — Question (9 Feb 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, can my noble friend confirm that not all passengers on National Express are first-class ticket holders who are Members of your Lordships' House and that the figures that he revealed from the national passenger survey, which show an increase in satisfaction among ordinary people paying for standard class tickets, indicate that we are not actually doing that badly?

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (25 Feb 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: The Minister moved the amendment and I had to put the Question to the Committee. Clause 24 agreed. Clause 25 : Facilities and services Amendment 35 Moved by Baroness Hanham 35: Clause 25, page 17, line 41, after "make" insert "all existing"

Pensions and National Insurance — Question (26 Feb 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, I am sure that my noble friend will agree that Sir Fred Goodwin is unlikely to be particularly worried about the size of the state pension, but does he share the almost universal sense of outrage that that 50 year-old gentleman, who presided over the worst loss in the history of the Royal Bank of Scotland, can from today draw a pension of £650,000 a year? What is being done to claw...

House of Lords Bill [HL]: Second Reading (27 Feb 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, this match has now entered its second half and the current score is 18-2 to the noble Lord, Lord Steel, and his supporters, and I have no reason to believe that the balance will change very much as we go to the end of the debate. I congratulate him very warmly on at last winning over your Lordships' House with his perseverance and patience and with the excellent speech that he made...

Railways: Franchises — Question (23 Mar 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, can my noble friend confirm that it is not his intention to allow franchise holders who may get into trouble mid-term to renegotiate the terms of their franchise? Does he agree that, if they were able to do so, that would send out entirely the wrong message for future franchise bids because the winners would be those who told the biggest whoppers about their projections rather than...

English Language — Question (26 Mar 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, does my noble friend agree that the integrity of the English language would be enhanced if Latin were restored to the school curriculum? I declare an interest as an officer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Classics.

Postal Services Bill [HL]: Committee (2nd Day)(Continued) (31 Mar 2009)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: I must advise the Committee that, if this amendment is agreed to, I am unable to call Amendment 52 for reasons of pre-emption.


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