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Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (12 May 2022)

Lord Alderdice: My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow my noble friend Lord Murphy. As he says, he and I spent a great deal of time together on the Northern Ireland question. I remember listening as a 13 year-old boy to Captain Terence O’Neill, the Ulster Unionist Prime Minister, trying to set out to the people of Northern Ireland how there needed to be changes that would ensure a peaceful, reconciled future...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Forests and Land Use (22 Mar 2022)

Lord Alderdice: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in delivering on the commitments made in the Glasgow Leaders' Declaration on Forests and Land Use.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Colombia: Mining (22 Mar 2022)

Lord Alderdice: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that UK companies carrying out extractive activities in Colombia support (1) smallholder farmers, (2) indigenous peoples, and (3) local communities.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Companies: Human Rights (22 Mar 2022)

Lord Alderdice: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are in place to protect the human rights of local communities in which UK companies trading at the London Stock Exchange carry out extractive activities.

Zimbabwe - Question (8 Mar 2022)

Lord Alderdice: My Lords, noble Lords have mentioned elections. There will be by-elections shortly and major elections next year. A key element will be an electoral register with integrity and openness. In previous elections, whatever the integrity, the registers were not available until very close to the election and therefore were not available for scrutiny or use by the opposition. What are the Government...

Ukraine - Motion to Take Note (25 Feb 2022)

Lord Alderdice: My Lords, I remind the House of my interests noted in the register, particularly those at Oxford with the Changing Character of War Centre and the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict. I thank my colleagues there for some very helpful conversations in recent days about the current crisis. It is ironic and appropriate that our sitting today was opened by the right reverend Prelate...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles: Accidents (1 Nov 2021)

Lord Alderdice: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many military armoured vehicle 'rollovers' have taken place which resulted in (1) death, or (2) serious injury, in each of the last 10 years.

Human Rights Priority Countries - Question (13 Sep 2021)

Lord Alderdice: My Lords, I appreciate that this is a difficult area, but I want to press the Minister a little further. In his Question, the noble Lord, Lord Collins of Highbury, asked about inserting clauses into trade agreements. The Minister did not really respond to that. Is this because the Government have, in principle or for some other reason, an objection to inserting those clauses? How can we hope...

Afghanistan - Motion to Take Note (18 Aug 2021)

Lord Alderdice: My Lords, I remind the House of my registered interests in war and conflict studies. On 4 October 2001, less than a month after 9/11 and a few days before the launch of Operation Enduring Freedom, we debated what should be done. I intervene again today, like some other participants of 20 years ago, but miss my dear friend, Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon. In a powerful speech then, Paddy...

Environment Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 300 (14 Jul 2021)

Lord Alderdice: That concludes the Committee’s proceedings on the Bill. The House will now resume. House resumed. Bill reported with amendments.

Environment Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 286 (14 Jul 2021)

Lord Alderdice: We now come to the group beginning with Amendment 287. Anyone wishing to press this or anything else in this group to a Division must make that clear in debate.

Environment Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 17 (23 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: I have received requests to speak after the Minister from the noble Lord, Lord Lucas, and the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay of Llandaff. I call the noble Lord, Lord Lucas.

Environment Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 17 (23 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: We now come to the group beginning with Amendment 20. Anyone wishing to press this or anything else in this group to a Division must make that clear in debate.

Environment Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (21 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: My Lords, we now come to the group consisting of Amendment 4. Anyone wishing to press this amendment to a Division must make that clear in debate.

Covid-19: Children - Motion to Take Note (17 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: The noble Lord, Lord McKenzie of Luton, has withdrawn, so I call the noble Baroness, Lady Brinton.

Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (9 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now resume. I ask all Members to respect social distancing. I will call Members to speak in the order listed. During the debate on each group, I invite Members, including Members in the Chamber, to email the clerk if they wish to speak after the Minister. I will call Members to speak in order of request. The groupings are binding. A participant...

Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (9 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: I call the noble Baroness, Lady Noakes.

Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (9 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: I call the noble Lord, Lord Palmer of Childs Hill.

Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (9 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: I now invite the noble Baroness, Lady Noakes, to make her intervention.

British Council - Commons Urgent Question (9 Jun 2021)

Lord Alderdice: The noble Baroness, Lady Blackstone, has withdrawn, so I call the noble Baroness, Lady Coussins.


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