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Results 61–80 of 188 for speaker:the Bishop of Liverpool

Queen's Speech — Debate (4th Day) (2 Jun 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, thanks to the Benches opposite, the United Kingdom has established its reputation on the world stage as a leading voice on climate change. It is the hope of many on these Benches that the new coalition Government will continue to show strong international leadership by what the United Kingdom says on the global stage as well as by the way it rebuilds a green economic recovery. In...

Immigration: Detention of Children — Question (2 Jun 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, will the Minister confirm that this is the only category of children who can be detained indefinitely without the oversight of the courts and without ever having committed a crime?

Egypt — Question (22 Mar 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords-

Egypt — Question (22 Mar 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, could Her Majesty's Government encourage the Egyptian Government to be both proactive and positive in affirming the citizenship of all citizens, by which the security of minorities can be assured?

Culture as a Front-Line Service — Debate (18 Mar 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank all noble Lords for their contributions and their unique and original insights, particularly for the tributes and the recognition of what Liverpool has achieved. I am particularly grateful to the Minister for reinforcing the Government's commitment to the arts and culture, especially in these economic times, and I beg leave to withdraw the Motion. Motion withdrawn.

Culture as a Front-Line Service — Debate (18 Mar 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Harrison, for his kind words and I, too, regret his parting but recognise the important debate that he led in 2007 as Liverpool was about to embark upon its year, and that debate certainly set the tone for its success. I am greatly encouraged by those who have put their names down to speak in this debate. I believe the timing is providential. When I...

Prisons: Education — Question (8 Feb 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, has the Minister made any assessment of the impact of these new education arrangements on IPP prisoners who have served their term but are still in prison because there are already insufficient educational courses available to them?

Homes and Communities Agency — Question (2 Feb 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords-

Homes and Communities Agency — Question (2 Feb 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, in 2006, the Government gave an undertaking that by 2016 all new homes would be carbon neutral. Is the HCA committed to that target?

Equality Bill: Committee (5th Day) (Continued) (27 Jan 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: The noble Lord said that he was not sure what the amendment would add to the Bill. I was particularly struck by the point made by the noble Baroness, Lady Campbell. She said that the Equality Bill was not about equality of opportunity, but equality of access. That point was powerfully made when a report about disability was brought before the General Synod of the Church of England. There was...

Equality Bill: Committee (5th Day) (27 Jan 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, the noble Baroness, Lady Turner, will not be surprised to learn that these Benches do not support her amendment. The diocese of Liverpool has more than 120 schools and three city academies. I declare an interest in that I have been personally involved in interviewing for the principals of each of the three academies. Those candidates were, indeed, required to share the Christian...

Prisons — Question (12 Jan 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to build an environmentally sustainable prison.

Prisons — Question (12 Jan 2010)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank the Minister for that encouraging Answer and congratulate the National Offender Management Service on some of the initiatives that have been taken in sustainable living. Does the Minister recognise not only the economic benefit in creating sustainable prisons but the restorative potential in engaging prisoners in sustainable living?

Future of the BBC — Debate (3 Dec 2009)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I, too, associate myself with all the appreciation that has been expressed to the noble Lord, Lord Fowler, for his initiative and leadership in this whole area. I also associate myself with my noble friend the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Southwark in declaring an interest. Like him, I contribute to the BBC in the "Thought for the Day" slot-but perhaps more of that later. It...

Cultural and Creative Arts — Question (3 Dec 2009)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I declare an interest as a trustee of the National Museums and Galleries in Liverpool. Is the Minister aware of the two reports that have been published following Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture: the Capital of Culture outputs final report and the National Museums Liverpool economic impact report for 2009? Both show that for £20 million of government investment,...

Sure Start — Question (24 Nov 2009)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, the Sure Start programmes and the children's centres are doing excellent work in and around Liverpool. However, in my experience, they are not reaching some of the most disadvantaged and excluded parents and children. Will the Minister consider doing a pilot project using financial incentives to try to draw in some of the most excluded parents and children?

Energy: Sustainability — Question (13 Oct 2009)

the Bishop of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the recent report by Ofgem on Britain's energy supplies, how they will ensure that future investment in energy will provide energy security and sustainability.

Energy: Sustainability — Question (13 Oct 2009)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his Answer. Can he give an assurance that all the national policy statements relating to energy will be carbon assessed and will contribute to the growth of a low-carbon economy?

National Criminal Justice Board — Question (21 Jul 2009)

the Bishop of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there is a representative with operational experience of the National Probation Service on the National Criminal Justice Board.

National Criminal Justice Board — Question (21 Jul 2009)

the Bishop of Liverpool: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his Answer and recognise the experience and expertise of the director-general of NOMS. Is the Minister aware of the unease among the 22,000 people in the probation service that there is no one with present probation service experience on the National Criminal Justice Board who is able to feed into strategic policy at a national level? In the light of recent...


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