Results 61–80 of 1000 for speaker:Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (19 Oct 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lady Hayman of Ullock and the noble Lord, Lord Sarfraz, on their great maiden speeches and look forward to hearing them in the future. This has been an extraordinarily long Second Reading and an exceptional one in many respects. However, I think it is worth reflecting on the fact that some of the topics on which there have been the strongest feelings...

Youth Unemployment - Private Notice Question (15 Oct 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, does the Minister recall the complaints that I have been making to her department about the increasingly poor performance of call centres? In conversations I have had with people working in call centres, they have said that they are very short of staff. When will the Government engage with all these call centres? They already have people there to do the training. They should get...

Written Answers — Treasury: Advertising: Taxation (1 Oct 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to consider revenue-raising opportunities and consequential behavioural changes through the levying of taxes on online and television advertisements.

Schools: Great British September Clean - Question (24 Sep 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: Will the Minister give school children a strong lead on a continuing basis to learn to recycle and to reduce the growing litter problem, particularly with cans and bottles? Will the Government introduce a deposit return scheme on bottles and cans, as they are doing in Scotland, and as they have in the whole of Scandinavia and in Germany? Will they offer this incentive to schoolchildren to...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Digital Technology (18 Sep 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to establish a mobile national digital technology support force, in partnership with local authorities and the private sector, to assist those who struggle with digital technology, including (1) the elderly, and (2) economically and socially disadvantaged groups.

Gambling Legislation - Question (10 Sep 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I want to raise the point that the noble Lord, Lord Foster of Bath, introduced. We have the worrying situation of 55,000 10 to16 year-olds now gambling online. Action can be taken quickly on this; it could be taken in the context of the online harms Bill. Will the Minister say whether she is prepared to have something in that Bill that will bring this to an end and that the...

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Second Reading (2 Sep 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I came in earlier today to listen to the Minister respond to the Question asked by my noble friend Lord Dubs on child obesity. I was pleased with what the Government announced in July—I thought it was a step forward—but then I was disappointed when I heard that Public Health England was to be dismembered. I had hoped that when the Minister responded earlier today he would have...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity: Children (10 Aug 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to implement (1) the proposals contained in Childhood obesity: a plan for action - Chapter 2, published in June 2018, and (2) the recommendations relating to childhood obesity outlined in the Green Paper Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s, published in July 2019.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity: Children (10 Aug 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to reports of the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on people living with obesity, what plans they have to develop a campaign to encourage people to make healthy choices; with whom they have engaged on the development of any such plans; and whether they intend to publish those plans.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity: Coronavirus (10 Aug 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish the evidence that informed their decision to include people with a BMI over 40 on the list of those most at risk of worse outcomes from COVID-19; and why people with a BMI lower than 40 who are overweight or obese were not in included in that category.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity: Children (4 Aug 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to convene a meeting with the Members of Parliament who represent the constituencies with the highest levels of child obesity to consider the Government's proposals for reducing obesity.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Climate Change: Population (2 Jul 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of population growth on climate change; and what discussions they have had (1) with other governments, and (2) within intergovernmental agencies in which they are a member, about any such impact.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Population: Coronavirus (2 Jul 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on population growth.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Climate Change: Population (2 Jul 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with faith leaders about the impact of population growth on climate change.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Climate Change: Coronavirus (1 Jul 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on climate change.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: International Organisations: Religion (29 Jun 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government which intergovernmental agencies in which they participate involve representatives of churches and faith organisations.

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (23 Jun 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce a tax credit system after the COVID-19 pandemic similar to the post-war credits that were introduced after the Second World War.

Covid-19: Recovery Strategies - Motion to Take Note (11 Jun 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, like others, I am very grateful to my noble friend Lady Hayman for introducing this debate in such an excellent way. What is Covid-19 about? Fundamentally, it is about cutting our numbers. What is climate change about unless we respond to that challenge? It is about cutting the numbers of the world’s population. The issue has not been raised so far in the debate today. As I see...

Covid-19: Obese and Overweight People - Question (4 Jun 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: My Lords, I welcome the very firm statement from the Minister and I welcome, too, the Prime Minister’s public statement about him accepting personal responsibility for his size. Can the Government, in taking this renewed, stronger position, recognise that the public need to have all the facts that they can about what they are eating and drinking? In many areas, they are left in the dark and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity (1 Jun 2020)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe: To ask Her Majesty's Government what new steps they are planning to take to reduce obesity. [T]


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