All 5 results for speaker:the Bishop of Truro

Debate on the Address (13 Nov 2007)

the Bishop of Truro: My Lords, we on these Benches welcome the increase in new house-building proposed in the Housing and Regeneration Bill. We hope and believe that this proposed new housing will begin to address the shortage that has been allowed to build up—some believe deliberately—over the past 20 years, resulting in average house price inflation in excess of 20 per cent a year over that 20-year period....

Isles of Scilly: Key Worker Housing (6 Jul 2005)

the Bishop of Truro: asked Her Majesty's Government: What further steps can be taken to improve the availability of local accommodation in the Isles of Scilly so as to improve the recruitment and retention of teachers and other key workers.

Isles of Scilly: Key Worker Housing (6 Jul 2005)

the Bishop of Truro: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord for that Answer. There are plans to build, but the school has lost good teachers because of the difficulty about housing. There has been a failure to recruit as a result of this problem. In other words, the problem is now.

Tourism (30 Apr 2003)

the Bishop of Truro: My Lords, I have the privilege and pleasure to work in what is without doubt one of the most beautiful parts of this country, and among the most visited by tourists. With the opening of the new National Maritime Museum in Falmouth as well as the Tate St Ives and of course the extraordinary Eden Project, which last year brought £111 million into Cornwall and, we are assured in a decade will...

Local Government (5 Feb 2003)

the Bishop of Truro: My Lords, one weekday evening last summer I was taking a service at Wadebridge in north Cornwall. Afterwards, there was the inevitable bun fight, but I said that I could not stay too long, because I would have to catch the sleeper train to be here in London at 11 o'clock. An old Cornishman heard that and told me sympathetically, "That London be a funny place. It's a long way from anywhere"....


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