Results 361–364 of 364 for speaker:Viscount Goschen

Postal Services Bill (8 Jun 2000)

Viscount Goschen: Before the Minister responds, can he advise the Committee whether the other references in the Bill to the "Minister for the Civil Service" still stand and are still valid? Can the Minister explain to the Committee whether that is a known statutory position, unlike the term "Secretary of State" which is well understood in legislation? Have there been precedents where the office of Minister for...

Postal Services Bill (8 Jun 2000)

Viscount Goschen: Perhaps the Minister would be good enough to address the specific points that I made about the position of the Minister for the Civil Service.

House of Lords (10 May 2000)

Viscount Goschen: My Lords, I thought that the opening remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Peston, clearly illustrated an independent-minded, thought-provoking and loyal Back-Bencher--indeed, to use the term of the noble Lord, Lord Harrison, a "real person". I hope the noble Lord considers that there are more than one or two real people in this House--perhaps even some who do not find the need, as the noble Lord,...

Roads Maintenance: Funding (8 May 2000)

Viscount Goschen: My Lords, for the benefit of the House, can the Minister clarify the Government's position with regard to congestion charging schemes as a means of paying for increased road maintenance, such as has been proposed, I understand, within central London?

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