Results 1–20 of 232 for speaker:Lord Chan

Benefit Payments: Fraud and Error (20 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, what proportion of these frauds and errors relate to those benefits that require NHS letters of recommendation? I should have thought that the system in place would have reduced such error and fraud.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Foreign Nationals: Entry to UK (19 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 6 December (WA 91) concerning the registration of Chinese nationals, on what basis relevant foreign nationals, who are given visas, are selected to enter the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Foreign Nationals: Registration (19 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 6 December (WA 91) concerning the registration of Chinese nationals, which other relevant foreign nationals are required to register with the police upon arrival in the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Race Equality Councils (19 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: asked Her Majesty's Government: How the network of race equality councils will be funded under the proposed Commission for Equality and Human Rights (CEHR); and how incorporation into the CEHR will enhance the work of the race equality councils in promoting community relations.

NHS Funding: Patient Care (14 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, would the Minister then care to explain why there is this merger of primary care trusts which will definitely save hundreds of millions of pounds and the likely closure of a number of strategic health authorities?

National Health Service: Payment by Results (13 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, is the Minister aware that primary care trusts are now worried about payment by results because the projected increase in payments to hospitals, which comes from primary care trusts, will further increase if hospitals increase their activity? What advice would he give to primary care trust boards for them to balance their budgets? Should we restrict the type and amount of activity...

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill (6 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, I support the policy of managed migration that underpins this Bill. However, the introduction of a new system where appeals will not be permitted will clearly create enormous problems that will have serious consequences that the drafters of the Bill had not thought about. Examples of serious consequences were brought to my attention with considerable passion in the past two weeks...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Chinese Students (6 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: asked Her Majesty's Government: Why university undergraduates and postgraduates from China are required to report to police stations on arrival in England and Wales even though they have obtained their entry visas at the British Embassy in China.

Social Inclusion (1 Dec 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan of Drefelin, for securing this debate on the policies of Her Majesty's Government on social inclusion. She has ably set out in detail some of the important issues associated with social exclusion, particularly those to do with health. First, I should congratulate the Government on identifying social exclusion as a crucial community issue...

Mouth Cancer (29 Nov 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, what is the Department of Health doing about vulnerable groups who can get mouth cancer, such as men in low-skilled jobs and some ethnic minority groups?

NHS Complaints: Healthcare Commission (24 Nov 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, while it is encouraging to hear that patients and the community are willing to put their complaints forward to the Healthcare Commission, what arrangements do primary care trusts and hospital trusts make to make the process of local resolution clear to all patients? There are means at every level—for example, when patients are given assistance and advice. Is that advice being made...

Avian Flu (17 Nov 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Byford, for asking Her Majesty's Government whether adequate safeguards are in place to deal with a potential outbreak of avian flu. The disease, which has attracted wide public attention through the media, has caused confusion, as other noble Lords have mentioned. There are clearly two separate issues involved in avian flu. First, there is an...

Healthy Start Scheme and Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (17 Nov 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his Motion. I shall focus on three issues. First, it is good to know that the scheme will soon be up and running, but I share the concern of the noble Baronesses who spoke for the two opposition parties that the choice of Devon and Cornwall is not particularly helpful to some disadvantaged communities, since the majority of them are in metropolitan areas, as...

Prisons: Healthcare (10 Nov 2005)

Lord Chan: rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made since the healthcare of prisons was transferred to the National Health Service. My Lords, healthcare in public prisons passed to the NHS in April 2003, mainly because of disquiet about the quality of care available up to that point. Poor health and death of prisoners occurred regularly from substance misuse and mental health...

Tobacco Control (3 Nov 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, as the largest area in the world where advertising takes place is probably in China, and as President Hu will be here next week, will Her Majesty's Government, through the Minister, suggest that their Government adopt some of our good practices regarding the advertising of tobacco products, including the need not to influence younger people, particularly younger women, in relation...

Foster Care (18 Oct 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, to what extent will the report influence the work of the children's trusts in the new arrangements that are due to start next year?

Children (13 Oct 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, I also congratulate my noble friend Lord Listowel on securing this important debate on safeguarding children—in particular, vulnerable children. I will focus on some aspects of the care of young children and briefly mention minority ethnic children leaving care. Progress has been made in the three years since the joint inspectors' first report in 2002. As a result of the...

NHS Dentistry (13 Oct 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, will the new contract encourage more dental surgeons to accept NHS patients? That is a problem in many parts of the country.

Racial and Religious Hatred Bill (11 Oct 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, as the noble and learned Lord the Lord Chancellor has stated today, the Bill proposes a new offence, with a maximum of seven years in prison, of, "stirring up hatred against persons on religious grounds, and . . . amends provisions relating to offences involving stirring up hatred against persons on racial grounds." Although the Bill aims to protect people of a religious...

Disability Benefits (11 Oct 2005)

Lord Chan: My Lords, in inner-city areas the amount of paperwork has increased for doctors because of incapacity benefit and disability benefit. Can anything be done to ensure that it is reduced?


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