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Care Quality Commission: Morecambe Bay Hospitals — Statement (20 Jun 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, chaplains occupy a unique position in hospitals in relation not just to patients but to staff. Will the Department of Health keep under review the role of the chaplain in relation to both patients and staff, especially when a culture of carelessness and intimidation emerges?

G8 Summit — Statement (19 Jun 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, we on these Benches very much welcome the direction of travel on taxes, trade and transparency. Can the Minister tell us what steps Her Majesty’s Government will take to ensure that these three Ts figure strongly on the agenda of the G20 summit later this year?

Children: Adult Material Online — Question (19 Jun 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, in light of yesterday’s question about sex education, and the important Question put by the noble Baroness, Lady Benjamin, can the Minister tell the House whether there is interdepartmental working that involves the Department for Education, the Department of Health, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Ministry of Justice?

Prisoners: Indeterminate Sentences — Question (23 Apr 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, one of the problems is that when a prisoner is transferred to another prison, they find that there is no accredited course in that prison. Who has the specific responsibility for ensuring that when a prisoner is transferred, there is an accredited course in the prison to which that prisoner is transferred?

Prisons: New Prisons — Question (20 Mar 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that all new prisons are environmentally sustainable.

Prisons: New Prisons — Question (20 Mar 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank the Minister for that very encouraging reply. Does he recognise that sustainable prisons, with productive gardens, workshops and even small farms, can help with rehabilitation and reduce reoffending, especially among the very high proportion of prisoners with mental illness?

Forestry: Independent Panel Report — Question for Short Debate (27 Feb 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the report of the Independent Panel on Forestry, published on 4 July 2012.

Forestry: Independent Panel Report — Question for Short Debate (27 Feb 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, you do not need to be a sociologist to know that there are moments in history that reveal the character of the nation. Such was the public reaction to the possibility that something might happen to our forests and woodlands. The people of England discovered a passion for trees that they hardly knew they had. It was a surprise to some, not least because our woodland cover hovers...

Overseas Aid — Question (27 Feb 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the overseas aid budget is being earmarked for peacekeeping in areas of conflict.

Overseas Aid — Question (27 Feb 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I can see the virtue of closer co-operation between peacekeeping and development programmes, but what steps will be taken to reduce the risk of humanitarian workers and beneficiaries of such aid being seen as agents of a foreign power, especially in fragile and unstable countries?

Transport: HS2 — Question for Short Debate (26 Feb 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, yesterday I was at the launch of the International Festival for Business 2014, which will be held in the United Kingdom. The host city will be Liverpool. The Prime Minister was in the city in January, promoting the festival. He said: “The United Kingdom is in a global race with a fight to win contracts around the world”. If that is true of the UK, it is also true of Liverpool....

Local Government: Finance Settlement — Question (23 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that financial settlements for local government funding are fair.

Local Government: Finance Settlement — Question (23 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank the Minister for her Answer, and I assure her that my Question arises out of very genuine pastoral concern. Can the Government not think again in the interests of greater fairness and make more allowance for the highest levels of deprivation in both rural and urban areas? For example, in Liverpool there is to be a 52% cut in services over four years, which will directly...

Prisoners: Work Programmes — Question for Short Debate (15 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, although I am very sorry that we shall not be hearing from the noble Baroness, Lady Hamwee, this evening, I am delighted to follow the noble Lord, Lord Wills, not least because one of my Christmas presents this year was an embroidered cushion from Fine Cell Work. It has attracted lots of comment as it has pride of place in my study. I am very grateful for this opportunity to commend...

Transforming Rehabilitation — Statement (9 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, we on these Benches very much welcome the engagement of what is described in the Statement as the voluntary and community services. As the Minister knows, faith groups are already very involved in the rehabilitation of offenders, both inside and outside prison. Can the Minister tell us how the Government will ensure that, by opening up the probation services to the market, the...

Police (Complaints and Conduct) Bill: Second Reading (11 Dec 2012)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank the Minister for the clarity of his exposition of the reasons why we need the two clauses in the Bill. It is a great privilege to be able to speak in today's debate. With your Lordships' agreement, I would like to take the opportunity to speak more generally about the Hillsborough tragedy and, in particular, about the work carried out by the Hillsborough Independent Panel....


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