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Education: Science and Mathematics (18 Oct 2007)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I welcome the fact that the noble Lord, Lord Bilimoria, has introduced this enormously important debate. I should like quickly to make two points. First, it is important that debates such as this one on science education should be based on a clear assessment of the position in our schools today, so that policy initiatives are directed at the right problems and not simply scattered...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Iran: Export Credit Guarantees (7 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: In the past 10 years, the Export Credits Guarantee Department has provided support in respect of business with Iran on 43 cases. It is the ECGD's policy not to disclose details of insurance policies it provides, or the fact of having provided insurance, where it considers the disclosure of such information might increase the likelihood of discriminatory default by the bodies whose payment...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Compensation: Department of Trade and Industry (6 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: The Department of Trade and Industry paid out a total of £11,951.67 in compensation to former employees in 2005-06. To provide information for earlier years would incur disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Galileo Satellite Navigation System (6 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: The UK's share of the €200 million was €31 million. These funds are principally required to cover costs associated with areas not covered within the original Galileo declaration. This includes additional system security requirements and the building of an additional technology demonstrator satellite and its associated launch costs. It will be paid in line with ESA financial call-ups.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gulf War Illnesses (6 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: Following a Ministry of Defence (MoD) request for independent advice, in January 2003 the Medical Research Council (MRC), through the Military Health Research Advisory Group (MHRAG), undertook a comprehensive review of relevant Gulf research, including both UK and overseas studies. The review (MRC review of research into UK Gulf veterans' illnesses) was chaired by Professor Catherine Peckham...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gulf War Illnesses (6 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: In January 2003, the Medical Research Council (MRC), through the Military Health Research Advisory Group (MHRAG), undertook a comprehensive review of relevant Gulf research, including both UK and overseas studies. The review considered research on immune abnormalities associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Some other research relevant to...

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 989.

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 990.

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 991.

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 992. This amendment, which relates to disclosure of information under the Enterprise Act 2002, will permit disclosure to be made for civil proceedings overseas. When the clause was considered in this House, it allowed for disclosure for civil proceedings within the UK only. However, it was agreed in...

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 993, to which I spoke with Amendment No. 1. Moved, That the House to agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 993.—(Lord Sainsbury of Turville.)

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 994. It removes subsection (3) of Clause 923. Subsection (3) was inserted in this House to declare that nothing in the Bill would involve a charge on public funds to avoid infringing the privilege of the other place to control charges on public funds. The insertion of this wording is termed the "privilege...

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 995 to 1029, to which I have already spoken.

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I shall respond to the two requests for reassurance from the noble Lord, Lord Razzall. First, I said at the end of my speech that we will give industry every opportunity to adopt a voluntary approach before we even consider producing regulations. That is absolutely clear. We will not impose a mandatory regime if industry comes up with an acceptable voluntary scheme. I think that, in...

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I rise to resist Amendment No. 984A. Clause 899, as amended by government Amendment No. 984, applies only in respect of reports or statements published in response to provisions implementing the obligations in the transparency directive. It cannot therefore apply to anything that is published before FSA rules come into force. FSA rules will not be able to come into force until the...

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 969 to 983.

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 984. Moved, That the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 984.—(Lord Sainsbury of Turville.)

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 985 to 987. I have already spoken to these amendments.

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 988 to 991. These clauses would confer a power on the Secretary of State and the Treasury to make regulations requiring certain categories of institutional investor to provide information about the exercise, or non-exercise, of their voting rights. We welcome the valuable debate which this policy has...

Companies Bill [HL] (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 955 and 956. I spoke to these amendments with Amendment No. 1.


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