Results 61–71 of 71 for speaker:Lord Hardie

Social Security (Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and Carer’s Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 — Motion of Regret (24 Jun 2013)

Lord Hardie: My Lords, I declare an interest as honorary president of Capability Scotland and share noble Lords’ concern about the changes to the regulatory regime. In that regard, I refer noble Lords to my observations of 13 February at cols. 737-78, which I shall not repeat. The present regulations, among other things, affect claimants who have entered into a Motability agreement and are thereafter...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits: Motability Scheme (13 Jun 2013)

Lord Hardie: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people in each of the local authority districts in Scotland were, by reason of the level of the award to them of Disability Living Allowance, eligible to participate in the Motability Scheme in (1) 2010, (2) 2011 and (3) 2012. To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people in each of the local authority areas in England and Wales were, by reason...

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments (22 Apr 2013)

Lord Hardie: Does the Minister accept that regulations that have the qualification of reasonable practicability afford an employer the opportunity of defending himself against a breach?

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments (22 Apr 2013)

Lord Hardie: I am grateful to noble Lords for their contributions to this short debate. I note that the Minister and the noble Lord, Lord Faulks, accept that there are a number of regulations which have the qualification of reasonable practicability. Those regulations afford the employer the opportunity of defending his actions by saying, "I complied with these regulations so far as was reasonably...

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments (22 Apr 2013)

Lord Hardie: My Lords, before addressing the main issue I should indicate that I have no objection to the amendments that the Commons introduced to reinstate the amendments that were agreed in Grand Committee, if the decision of the House is to refuse this amendment. The main issue relates to Clause 61, which amends the existing law by removing a right of action that has existed for almost 150 years,...

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Report (3rd Day) (6 Mar 2013)

Lord Hardie: Before the noble Viscount sits down, may I clarify what is being offered? I hope that I have not misunderstood him, but he seemed to suggest that noble Lords would go through all the regulations and identify which ones should include a right of action, then come to the Government and persuade them? Is that what is envisaged, or will the Government undertake the review of existing regulations...

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Report (3rd Day) (6 Mar 2013)

Lord Hardie: My Lords, I have added my name to Amendments 80A and 81. I was unable to speak at the proceedings in Grand Committee because I had not by then resumed my place in this House following my retirement from the Bench. If this clause remains part of the Bill, there is a serious risk of injustice for some people who will be deprived a remedy: the right of damages arising from a breach of their...

Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) Regulations 2013 — Motion to Approve (13 Feb 2013)

Lord Hardie: In rising to speak in support of the amendment moved by the noble Lord, Lord McKenzie of Luton, I have to declare an interest as honorary president of Capability Scotland. Capability Scotland is a charity which provides services, education and accommodation for people with disabilities, both mental and physical, of varying degrees of complexity and severity. It provides services at more than...

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville (22 Oct 2001)

Lord Hardie: Took the Oath.

Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.] (20 Jan 2000)

Lord Hardie: I hesitate to intervene in this matter, being from a foreign jurisdiction. I apologise to the Committee for not being present at Second Reading, but I have read the report of the proceedings. I note that during the debate reference was made to Scotland. My noble friend Lady Kennedy of The Shaws did so again today. I wish to speak as head of the system of investigation and prosecution of crime...

Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.] (20 Jan 2000)

Lord Hardie: I hesitate to--


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