All 8 results for speaker:Lord Walker of Doncaster

High Hedges Bill [HL] (10 Dec 2002)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: My Lords, I did not refer to hedges or trees which are the subject of a preservation order, but to the universal application of the Bill within a conservation area.

High Hedges Bill [HL] (10 Dec 2002)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: My Lords, I fully support the noble Baroness's Bill and wish only to ask her a question. First, I should perhaps say that I am the chairman of the Parliamentary All-Party Gardening and Horticulture Group. I do not know whether that is of interest but I am sure that my members will share my welcome for the noble Baroness's Bill. In the noble Baroness's explanation of the Bill, I did not hear...

Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002 (5 Dec 2002)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: My Lords, in his speech, the noble Earl, Lord Onslow, declared an interest and said that he had asbestos in his barns. I have asbestos—on my chest. I do not whether that is a declarable interest. For most of my adult life, prior to entering Parliament in the 1960s, I worked in industry with asbestos, mostly white asbestos. In the 1960s, when I was a junior Minister, I was much involved in...

Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002 (5 Dec 2002)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: My Lords, it would be wise for me to leave the rebuttal of the noble Earl's detailed point to my noble friend the Minister. The World Health Organisation said that all asbestos types could cause cancer. In the debate in the other place, a Member quoted from the WHO's recent review of chrysotile asbestos, which states: "Exposure to chrysotile asbestos"— white asbestos— "poses increased...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Bus Passes (30 Jul 2002)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: asked Her Majesty's Government: When parity will be established in the age of eligibility for bus passes for women and men.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe: UK Delegation (7 Nov 2001)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: asked Her Majesty's Government: If they will announce the full composition of the United Kingdom Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Assembly of Western European Union.

Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (18 Oct 2001)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: My Lords, I am not sure that my noble and learned friend is right in referring to the purposes for which the scheme was introduced. The purpose was to give the opportunity to workmen and others who may not have had the chance to pursue a civil case in the courts because of the insidious nature of the disease and the fact that their employer had gone out of business or had ceased to exist in...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gurkha Pensions (11 Jan 2000)

Lord Walker of Doncaster: asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will complete their examination of Gurkha pensions.


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