Results 61–80 of 277 for speaker:the Earl of Dundee

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: International Assistance (12 Dec 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which sanctions have harmed humanitarian efforts to help civilian populations in countries such as Iraq and Syria; and whether they intend to report to Parliament on that matter on a regular basis.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: International Assistance (12 Dec 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are planning to assist the actions of NGOs in relation to vulnerable populations by leading an international initiative to establish secure and protected licensed financial routes in order to finance humanitarian and reconstruction work in sanctioned areas, such as Syria.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: International Assistance (12 Dec 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty's Government which measures they intend to adopt to support the efforts in Syria and surrounding countries of small NGOs, particularly in relation to (1) the holding of bank accounts in the UK, and (2) the receipt or transfer of funds.

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (21 Nov 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, I support Amendment 42, proposed by the noble Baronesses, Lady Northover and Lady Sheehan, as I do the other proposed amendments in this grouping, including those from the noble Lords, Lord Lennie and Lord Collins of Highbury. Following what the noble Baroness has just said, I should like to connect four points: first, the case for the Government to provide a licensing system for...

Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (27 Oct 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, I support the Second Reading of this Bill. It is a necessary and timely measure; and I join with others in thanking my noble friend Lord Holmes of Richmond for introducing it. I would like very briefly to connect together three aspects: first, the beneficial effects and merits of the Bill; secondly, however, certain risks associated with it; and thirdly, the wider context of work...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Leadership (18 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possible benefits of encouraging good leadership and psychological wellbeing in education, adult and childcare services.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Leadership (13 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possible benefits of establishing standards of best practice for good leadership and psychological wellbeing for organisations across the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Productivity (7 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the beneficial effects of good leadership and psychological wellbeing upon productivity and output in the national economy.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Productivity (7 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possible benefits to the national economy of encouraging good leadership and psychological wellbeing.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bosnia and Herzegovina: EU Enlargement (6 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they are giving to give Bosnia and Herzegovina to prepare for its acceptance as a candidate country to join the EU.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bosnia and Herzegovina: EU Enlargement (6 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of any issues holding back the acceptance of Bosnia and Herzegovina as a candidate country to join the EU, including relating to constitutional and legal reform; and what assistance they are giving as a result.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Promotion: Bosnia and Herzegovina (6 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote trade between the UK and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Overseas Investment: Bosnia and Herzegovina (6 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of economic opportunities for British business for investment and partnership in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Public Sector: Leadership (6 Apr 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possible benefits to the national health and police services of encouraging good leadership and psychological wellbeing within those services.

Medical Research - Question for Short Debate (28 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Sharkey, for enabling this debate. Very briefly, I will mention three aspects: first, the aim for health strategies and their deliveries to become much better co-ordinated internationally than at present; secondly, the current role and future prospects of product development partnerships; and thirdly, the priority of medical research into neurological...

Brexit: Gibraltar - Question for Short Debate (21 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, I begin by thanking the noble Lord, Lord Boswell of Aynho, and his committee for their excellent report. In referring to our obligations toward Gibraltar, I shall talk briefly about the sovereignty question and how it connects to certain obvious economic priorities, yet how both matters together perhaps call for a new approach and structure, which we should now start to devise. On...

Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (3rd Day) (13 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, as has been said, Amendment 150 would serve to redress a number of unsatisfactory outcomes. These already threaten to undermine our economic competitiveness, skills, trade, exports; then soft power deriving around the world from our usual reputation for welcome and fair-mindedness. However, adjusting, through this amendment, is perhaps all the more fitting, remaining as we do within...

UK Exports - Question for Short Debate (8 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, I join others in congratulating the noble Viscount, Lord Waverley, on securing this debate. In my remarks on UK exports and a strategy for increasing them, I will touch briefly on three aspects relating to British cities: first, their current level of success, for any future trade deal with the EU must aim to preserve and raise this standard; secondly, the actions that the...

Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (1st day) (Continued) (6 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, within this part of the Bill concerning registration conditions and their enforcement, so far it appears that there is nothing much about restricting enrolment. Clause 16 enables monetary penalties where necessary and, in various other respects, Clauses 17 to 22 inclusive provide powers to correct and adjust, if and when desirable. Yet the latter will constitute relevant actions in...

Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (1st Day) (6 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Dundee: My Lords, as has been indicated, Clause 10 identifies and prescribes certain mandatory transparency conditions. However, in Amendment 15, my noble friend Lord Lucas manages to propose a wider and more useful scope. The new words drafted by his amendment provide greater flexibility and enable the Secretary of State to assist better and more thorough transparency. I hope the amendment will be...


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