Lord Geddes: May I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Greaves, on taking up the mantle of my noble friend Lady Sharples so ably.
Lord Geddes: My Lords, the question from the noble Lord, Lord West, prompts me to ask my noble friend about the paucity of charging points for the much-vaunted electric cars.
Lord Geddes: Is my noble friend aware of the reports of police secreting themselves in ambulances, thereby putting at risk the neutrality of the medical services?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, could the Minister advise the House of Her Majesty’s Government’s view on tidal energy?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, would it not be highly advantageous if we were to follow the example of the National Trust and replace plastic wrapping with that made from potato starch, which is compostable?
Lord Geddes: In the context of this Question, could my noble friend opine on the future of tidal power?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, I have twice in my adult life had the considerable privilege of living and working in Hong Kong. Will my noble friend reinforce what I hope I heard her say in her first Answer: namely, that the 1997 joint declaration is being appallingly abused by this proposed new extradition law?
Lord Geddes: I should inform the House that, if this amendment is agreed to, I cannot call either of the other amendments to the Motion on the Order Paper by reason of pre-emption.
Lord Geddes: Would my noble friend explain what an algorithm is? Should I be concerned about it?
Lord Geddes: Can my noble friend confirm the news that I heard this morning that the black box from the aircraft has been found? If that is so, when would she expect the results of the investigation to be promulgated?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, for the avoidance of doubt, I say that the Motion before the House is that these draft regulations, laid before the House on 21 January, be approved. The Question is that this Motion be agreed to.
Lord Geddes: My Lords, could my noble friend advise the House whether the costs are always reimbursed if appeals are successful?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, why is it not mandatory for all new buildings to be fitted with energy-saving devices such as solar or photovoltaics?
Lord Geddes: Could my noble friend advise the House why the flu vaccination parliamentary day on 9 October was cancelled at the last minute?
Lord Geddes: Would it be possible for the applicant to use communications such as FaceTime, thereby saving them any cost at all?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, what instructions, if any, are given to our embassies and consulates abroad regarding the issuing of visas to these artists?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, as one who suffers weekly from the appalling congestion on the A303 at Stonehenge, picking up the question from the Liberal Democrats Benches could I ask my noble friend how much further west improvements are going to be made, or is the bottleneck simply going to be pushed fractionally from east to west?
Lord Geddes: Will my noble friend join me in wishing the noble Lord, Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe, a very happy birthday?
Lord Geddes: My Lords, before calling Amendment 1, I must advise the House that if Amendment 1 is agreed to I will not be able to call Amendment 1A due to pre-emption.
Lord Geddes: The noble Lord should speak to the amendments.