Results 401–404 of 404 for speaker:Lord Davies of Coity

The Countryside (1 Dec 1999)

Lord Davies of Coity: My Lords, I too am grateful to the noble Earl, Lord Ferrers, for introducing this debate on the countryside. When introducing the debate the noble Earl referred to the fur trade and fox-hunting. I understood him to say that there were only three noble Lords on these Benches who stood up for bans. He will be relieved to know that I have no intention of making any reference whatever to bans....

Beef on the Bone Ban (30 Nov 1999)

Lord Davies of Coity: My Lords, first, like all Members of the House, I welcome the announcement of the lifting of the ban on beef on the bone. However, it seems to me that we have heard for far too long the consequences of mad cow disease. We have perhaps been critical in apportioning blame too often. That is not to say that difficulties do not exist; they do. We are not out of the wood, but the announcement...

Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech (23 Nov 1999)

Lord Davies of Coity: My Lords, I start by expressing a welcome for the contents of the gracious Speech. That, of course, is only to be expected. But I emphasise the point because Her Majesty's Official Opposition have seen fit to table an amendment about which I must express grave disappointment. That disappointment is not simply because the amendment seeks to score narrow political points, but more because of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Police Training (18 Nov 1999)

Lord Davies of Coity: asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have for the future of police training in England and Wales.

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