Results 1–20 of 112 for speaker:Lord Stone of Blackheath

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Coronavirus (1 Mar 2022)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of excluding NHS staff who have acquired natural immunity following COVID-19 infection from mandatory vaccination requirements.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ivermectin (20 Jul 2021)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to the (1) licensing, and (2) use, of Ivermectin in both the (a) treatment, and (b) prevention, of COVID-19.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Palestinians: Recognition of States (7 Jul 2021)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 21 June (HL820) and their position that they will “recognise a Palestinian state at a time when it best serves the objective of peace”, what assessment they have made of the case for recognising Palestine as a state now in order to facilitate negotiations between the government of an...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Palestinians: Recognition of States (21 Jun 2021)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the case for recognising Palestine as a State, (2) the benefits for the peace process of the government of Israel negotiating with a Palestinian state instead of different factions, and (3) the effectiveness of international aid for Gaza being directed to a Palestinian state rather than to factions.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ethiopia: Dams (24 May 2021)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications of the Anglo-Ethiopian Treaty of 1902 for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam; whether they received any representations from the government of Ethiopia before construction work on that Dam began; and if not, what steps they intend to take.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ethiopia: Dams (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the government of Ethiopia’s decision to begin filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in July 2020 without the agreement of other countries through which the River Nile runs, and (2) the possibility of further such unilateral actions; what representations they will make to the government of Ethiopia to prevent...

Well-being - Motion to Take Note (12 Mar 2020)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: My Lords, your Lordships will be aware that I have been an advocate of mindfulness and yoga for many years, in the knowledge that mind and body are one and that you should care for each for the sake of the other, as spoken about beautifully by the noble Baroness, Lady Burt. Every year about 850 scientific articles on mindfulness are published. These studies have consistently shown that from...

Israel and Palestine: United States’ Proposals for Peace - Motion to Take Note (27 Feb 2020)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: My Lords, in 1967 I was a volunteer in the June Six Day War in Israel. I went there to help the war and then to work to help repair the country the following year. Just after the war in that same June, the eloquent Israeli Foreign Minister, Abba Eban, spoke at the UN. He said: “In the institutions of scientific research and higher education of both sides of the frontiers, young Israelis...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (17 Oct 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: My Lords, we are all connected. The noble Baroness, Lady O’Neill, was principal of Newnham College when my daughter Jessica studied there. So I note with pleasure that the gracious Speech included a section on improving the environment for future generations. I know that my noble friend Lord Bird is developing a Bill specifically to consider future generations. Experts say that the best...

Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism (10 Jul 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 25 June (HL16054), whether they will now answer the question put, namely what assessment they have made of the impact of the ban on direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh on the current UK terrorist threat level; and whether they will reconsider this ban if it is found to have increased the threat level.

Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism (25 Jun 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 24 May (HL15688), whether they will now answer the question put, namely what assessment they have made of the impact of the ban on direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh on the current UK terrorist threat level.

Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism (24 May 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 3 April (HL14709), what assessment they have made of the impact of the ban on direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh on the current UK terrorist threat level.

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Motion to Take Note (2 May 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: My Lords, global warming needs urgent action, but it must be conducted simultaneously both horizontally across parties and internationally, as we have heard, and by us all acting at several vertical levels to form a unity of purpose. Extinction Rebellion is waking up people at all four levels. At level 1, individuals now see themselves needing to change their behaviour. At level 2, small...

Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism (3 Apr 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have of the likelihood of a terror attack in the UK as a result of tensions resulting from their ban on direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Egypt (1 Apr 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the resumption of flights by Italy and Germany to Sharm el-Sheikh; what plans they have to allow the resumption of such flights from the UK; and what assessment they have made of the impact of the UK's ban on flights to that city on the likelihood of terror attacks in the UK.

Yoga - Question (21 Mar 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: My Lords, I have just discovered that you can do downward dog on these Benches: I invite noble Lords to join me. With the evidence showing that yoga and mindfulness can be good for preventing and curing illnesses, both physical and mental, what progress has been made with the establishment of a national academy for social prescribing? Will representatives of yoga and mindfulness practice be on it?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Egypt (19 Mar 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of their ban on direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, and in particular of any resulting decline of employment in the tourism sector there, on the prevalence of terrorism in that city.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Airports: Security (12 Mar 2019)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Sugg on 5 November 2018 (HL11004), what criteria they use to assess the security requirements of airports.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Egypt (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to allow flights to Sharm el-Sheikh again; if so, when; and if not, why not.

United Nations General Assembly 2018: IRC Report - Question for Short Debate (6 Sep 2018)

Lord Stone of Blackheath: My Lords, in the report Mr Hochschild draws attention to areas of particular concern. He specifically mentions Israel-Palestine, where the peace process is “suffering a major setback”. Much of my work is in the Middle East and from 50 years’ experience I can see now that, as indicated by the noble Lord, Lord Howell, unity work must be conducted vertically at three levels of...


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