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Results 181–200 of 897 for speaker:Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

Written Answers — Department of Health: Alcoholic Drinks: Cancer (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recent paper from Professor Mark Petticrew How alcohol industry organisations mislead the public about alcohol and cancer.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Alcoholic Drinks: Cancer (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of Professor Mark Petticrew's paper How alcohol industry organisations mislead the public about alcohol and cancer, whether they intend to review the current voluntary labelling agreement with the alcohol industry.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Alcoholic Drinks: Cancer (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of Professor Mark Petticrew's paper How alcohol industry organisations mislead the public about alcohol and cancer, what steps they are taking to raise public awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer.

Written Answers — Home Office: Alcoholic Drinks (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to produce an alcohol strategy.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Illness: Research (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have a programme and timetable to increase funding for mental health research from its current level of six per cent of health research so that it can achieve parity with funding for physical health research.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Illness: Research (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they anticipate that mental health research funding will achieve parity with funding for physical health research.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Illness: Research (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money has been invested in UK mental health research over the past five years and how much of this has come each year from the EU.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Illness: Research (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to maintain the current levels of total funding for UK mental health research after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Illness: Research (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many EU nationals engaged in mental health research have left the UK since 23 June 2016, and how this number compares with the same time period before 23 June 2016.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - Question (30 Oct 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: Does the Minister accept that there is a wide variation in the offering of services between one geographical location and another? Will the Green Paper which is being prepared address this, and how quickly will it be resolved?

Sterling: Euro Exchange Rate - Question (9 Oct 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: Will the Minister explain to the House why we have been downrated?

Health: Obesity - Question (20 Jul 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, does the noble Baroness accept Public Health England’s view that sugar in alcohol is a major contributor to obesity? I welcome the Government’s announcement this week of a drugs strategy. When will they turn their attention to the alcohol strategy, which is now well out of date and badly in need of attention?

Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (11 Jul 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I welcome the Bill. I do not bring a great deal of experience of the military to the debate but I bring a degree of experience in negotiating. In my former life as a general secretary of the Civil Service trade union, I negotiated on part-time and flexible working. I was seen as quite progressive in the 1970s when I pressed for a move from full-time employment in the public services...

Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices - Statement (11 Jul 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I have not read the report yet, so I would be grateful if the Minister could put me right. Not all western countries are in the difficulties that the States and the Anglo-Saxon type economies are in. Sweden does not have the kinds of problems that we have. It has some, but not on the scale that we have. The major difference between Sweden and similar countries is that the difference...

Public Sector Pay Cap - Statement (5 Jul 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I will return to the Minister’s point about productivity. I have raised questions previously about the extent to which public servants are being encouraged to work and change their productivity and to find ways in which they might be rewarded. Can the Minister say whether any instructions are being sent to the pay review boards about this, to search for better productivity? There...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Antidepressants (21 Apr 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many anti-depressants were prescribed to patients in 2015 who continued to consume alcohol; and at what cost.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Antidepressants (20 Apr 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many NHS prescriptions for anti-depressants were written in (1) 2010, and (2) 2015; and what was their estimated cost.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Antidepressants (20 Apr 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is NHS policy for general practitioners prescribing anti-depressants to patients whose depression relates to the effects of alcohol.

Alcohol: Children’s Health - Question (3 Apr 2017)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the way in which supermarkets and convenience stores display and promote alcohol can endanger the well-being and health of children.


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