Results 1–20 of 315 for speaker:Lord Acton

Written Answers — House of Lords: Parliament Acts (8 Apr 2010)

Lord Acton: To ask the Leader of the House how many Acts since 1911 have been passed (a) under the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, and (b) during "wash-ups" before general elections.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Zimbabwe (25 Mar 2010)

Lord Acton: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much aid they gave to Zimbabwe in each of the past five years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Internet: Usage (23 Mar 2010)

Lord Acton: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many adults in the United Kingdom they estimate have never used the internet.

House of Lords: Members — Question (16 Mar 2010)

Lord Acton: My mother's father-the late, late, late Lord Rayleigh-adopted the American colonists' mantra, "No taxation without representation". Does that not answer the point made by the noble Lord, Lord Waddington?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Iraq (15 Mar 2010)

Lord Acton: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Iraqi refugees there are in countries neighbouring Iraq.

NHS: Medical Training Initiative — Question (11 Mar 2010)

Lord Acton: My Lords, in reply to my noble friend Lord Hughes, my noble friend Lord Tunnicliffe said that we did not have the power to make the African students go back to their countries of origin. We may not have the power, but do we know whether they do it? Do they go home?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Information Commissioner's Office (11 Mar 2010)

Lord Acton: To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the answer by Lord Young of Norwood Green on 1 March (Official Report, House of Lords, col. 1187), what public information is provided on the functions of the Information Commissioner's Office in relation to unsolicited recorded telephone messages.

Finance: Debt — Question (1 Mar 2010)

Lord Acton: Is my noble friend aware that I now live in mortal terror of getting an unsolicited computer telephone call from the noble Lord, Lord Razzall? Is there a publicity campaign to inform people about this admirable figure, the Information Commissioner?

Women: Non-executive Directors — Question (22 Feb 2010)

Lord Acton: My Lords, has my noble friend read the speech that the noble Earl, Lord Ferrers, made in December 1957 on the subject of women? Is she aware that the question that he has just asked is a model of enlightenment compared to that?

Prisons: Education — Question (8 Feb 2010)

Lord Acton: My noble friend gave figures on how much money was put into young people's education in prison. From his answer to the noble Baroness, Lady Trumpington, I was not clear how much money is put into adult prisoner education.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office — Question (20 Jan 2010)

Lord Acton: My Lords, did my noble friend say that counterterrorism in Pakistan has been cut? If so, is that really wise? Will she consider looking at that again?

Prisons — Question (12 Jan 2010)

Lord Acton: On sustainability, I have asked endless questions-all of them hostile-of this and the predecessor Government about prisons, and for the first time ever I shall ask a sycophantic question. Is my noble friend aware of how delighted I am at his replies to everybody, except the noble Lord, Lord Elystan-Morgan, who I am afraid is looking a little sad?

Banking Reform — Statement (3 Nov 2009)

Lord Acton: My Lords, I understood my noble friend to say that the Royal Bank of Scotland would divest itself of 300 branches. If I am correct, does a thread link those 300 branches and how many branches will the Royal Bank of Scotland be left with after those 300 have gone?

Health: Side Effects of Medication — Question (3 Nov 2009)

Lord Acton: My Lords, does my noble friend agree that "next year" is a rather long and elastic time? Could the review not be tightened up a bit?

Zimbabwe — Question (2 Nov 2009)

Lord Acton: My Lords, my noble friend said that the noble Baroness, Lady Kinnock, was going to South Africa. We wish her very well in her diplomatic efforts. What is the current position of South Africa on the Zimbabwean situation? I do not ask this just to monitor how good the noble Baroness, Lady Kinnock, is at diplomacy.

Agriculture: Sheep — Question (9 Jun 2009)

Lord Acton: My Lords, I was not clear from what my noble friend said—

Agriculture: Sheep — Question (9 Jun 2009)

Lord Acton: My Lords, I was not clear from what my noble friend said who is going to pay.

Houses of Parliament: Freedom of Passage — Question (2 Jun 2009)

Lord Acton: My Lords, I have become so old that I cannot hear every word that the noble Baroness, Lady Trumpington, says, which is most unfortunate. Are there any circumstances in which a Member of this House can be rightly impeded by the police from coming to this House?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Drugs: Clonazepam (20 Apr 2009)

Lord Acton: To ask Her Majesty's Government when the drug clonazepam was first licensed for treatment in the United Kingdom; and what assessment they have made of whether the drug has had adverse effects on patients.

Zimbabwe — Question (16 Mar 2009)

Lord Acton: My Lords, are the Government satisfied that the money they give Zimbabwe via United Nations agencies is allocated as it should be? Is there monitoring that is independent of the United Nations of the distribution of such international funds?


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