Results 1161–1164 of 1164 for speaker:Baroness Williams of Crosby

United States: Ballistic Missile Defence (2 Dec 1999)

Baroness Williams of Crosby: My Lords, will the Minister take a rather more urgent attitude in view of the fact that, first, according to American sources there is a possibility that the anti-ballistic missile treaty of 1972 would have to be breached, and, secondly, there is a real danger that Russia will not, as she has made clear, consider further the ratification of SALT II or proceed to SALT III if there is any...

Ethical Foreign Policy (25 Nov 1999)

Baroness Williams of Crosby: My Lords, perhaps I may express the appreciation of these Benches for the Government's real efforts to do something about human rights. I ask the noble Baroness two questions. First, can she say what position the Government intend to take on the proposed charter on fundamental human rights, having discussed it at the European Parliament and in the run-up to the next inter-governmental...

Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech (24 Nov 1999)

Baroness Williams of Crosby: My Lords, first, I am grateful that the Leader of the House is to reply to the debate because in my remarks I intend to go wider than home affairs and health. I do so because I believe that the general issues of the Queen's Speech will be brought together at the end of today's debate. Secondly, as was said by the noble Earl, Lord Howe, we have greatly benefited from some brilliant maiden...

Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech (24 Nov 1999)

Baroness Williams of Crosby: My Lords, perhaps I may say to the noble Countess, whom I greatly respect, that I did of course take advice before deciding to speak on topics other than health and home affairs. I attempted to explain that to the House at the beginning of my remarks today. I return for a moment to education. The gracious Speech refers directly to education. It is, it says, the Government's first and...


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