Results 1–20 of 1445 for speaker:Lord Moynihan

Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill - Second Reading (26 Mar 2024)

Lord Moynihan: My Lords, it is a pleasure and an honour to follow the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Norwich, although I humbly reflect that I see nothing in the Bill that detracts from the energy transition. I will try to set out the arguments why. I am in agreement with the noble Lord, Lord Bruce. It reminds me of the time many years ago when I had the privilege of being Minister for Energy, back in...

Human Rights: Sportswashing - Motion to Take Note (21 Mar 2024)

Lord Moynihan: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Scriven, for leading this debate, which provides a valuable opportunity to consider the link between the role of international sport and human rights. In doing so, I declare my interests as set out in the register. I emphasise that I draw in particular on my time as chair of the British Olympic Association at the time of the London 2012 Olympic Games. I...

Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 150 (13 Mar 2024)

Lord Moynihan: My Lords, I am very grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Leong, who highlighted that we should listen not solely to the musicians—the Arctic Monkeys, Mumford & Sons, Little Mix, Radiohead and many others—who called for these changes but to the true fans who are being scalped. It was interesting that my noble friend the Minister, to whom I listened carefully, totally avoided recognising that...

Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 104 (13 Mar 2024)

Lord Moynihan: My Lords, I rise to speak to Amendment 150, which builds on the work undertaken in this House at the time of the Consumer Rights Act 2015. I am fully supported by the indefatigable Sharon Hodgson, the MP for Washington and Sunderland West in another place, who is the co-chair of the APPG on Ticket Abuse; I am the other co-chair. Many leading musicians, sportsmen and sportswomen also support...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Spain: British Nationals Abroad (11 Dec 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government what position they took during discussions between the Spanish acting Minister of Industry, and Foreign Office officials in November in which the 90-day cap on the stay of British tourists in Spain was discussed; and whether any agreement was reached.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: France: British Nationals Abroad (11 Dec 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with their French and European counterparts about the prospect of an automatic visa entitlement for British nationals who own a second home in France.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: France: British Nationals Abroad (11 Dec 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government, following reports that the French Senate has approved a bill amendment giving British second-home owners in France an automatic long-stay visa right without any formalities, whether they would support reciprocal rights; and what assessment they have made of the prospects that any such agreement would be successfully implemented.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: EU Countries: British Nationals Abroad (11 Dec 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government whether member countries of the EU can reach independent agreements with the UK about the rights of British part year residents post-Brexit without recourse to the EU Commission.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hornets (15 Sep 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to contain the spread of the Asian hornet to the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bees and Honey (15 Sep 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the impact of Asian hornets on (1) honey production in the UK, and (2) the decline in pollinators.

Commonwealth Games - Question ( 7 Sep 2023)

Lord Moynihan: My Lords, my noble friend the Minister will know that the highly successful 1908 summer Olympics in London was a multisport event that ran for seven months, with many sports being organised sequentially. Given how expensive it is to run the Commonwealth Games and how few countries can afford to do so, would the Government consider supporting a Commonwealth Games where different Commonwealth...

Climate Change - Motion to Take Note (24 Jul 2023)

Lord Moynihan: My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Krebs, on securing this important debate. My focus this evening is to concentrate just on one issue—one example of where global warming and climate change are having an adverse effect and acting as a multiplier or accelerator to the damage being inflicted on our environment. In so doing, I declare my interest as chair of governors at...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Sports Competitors: Hyperandrogenism (24 Jul 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with governing bodies of sports on the inclusion of hyperandrogenous athletes in national and international competitions.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Defibrillators (19 Jul 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government, following the announcement in July 2022 that all schools in England should have defibrillators on their estates, how many schools in England now have defibrillators; and how many training programmes for their use they have supported.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Governing Bodies (19 Jul 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to increase the diversity of leadership of national and international sports bodies, as announced by UK Sport on 24 June 2021; and what changes have been achieved to the membership of each governing body of sport that is in receipt of national lottery or Treasury financing since that date.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Leisure and Sports: Children (19 Jul 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to address the continuing increase in child obesity through the support of sport and recreational activities.

Health: Cardiac Arrest - Question (17 Jul 2023)

Lord Moynihan: My Lords, following the successful campaign to ensure all state-funded schools will receive defibrillators—for which many thanks to the Government—will my noble friend the Minister ensure that all public and private sector sport and recreation facilities are also mandated to have defibrillators on site, with personnel trained to use them?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Cost of Living Payments: Disability ( 3 Jul 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they plan to increase the Disability Cost of Living Payment to support measures to keep people active.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Disability: Sports (28 Jun 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to develop specific sport and activity action plans for disabled people as part of their work on tackling loneliness.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Employment and Sports: Disability (28 Jun 2023)

Lord Moynihan: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to announce measures in the forthcoming Sports Strategy to address some of the challenges faced by disabled people in sport, activity and employment.


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