Results 1–20 of 82 for speaker:Lord Brightman

Written Answers — House of Lords: World War I: Pardons (6 Feb 2006)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will introduce a Bill to pardon members of the British forces in World War I who were shot for alleged cowardice and similar breaches of duty.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Cigarettes (25 Jan 2006)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have made an assessment of the extent to which new markets are being sought for the sale of cigarettes to adults where there was previously no market.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Royal Pardons (25 Jan 2006)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the replies by the Lord Drayson on 9 January (Official Report, cols. 4–6), whether the exercise of the Royal prerogative to pardon an offender requires the existence of a legal basis; and, if so, what law provides that legal basis.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Quality of Medical Care (20 Jan 2006)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the impact of targets on the National Health Service in terms of the quality of medical care.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Vehicle Crime Prevention (17 Jan 2006)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will consider introducing a voluntary scheme for the additional display of registration numbers on car roofs to assist in the fight against car theft.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Household Batteries: Recycling (12 Dec 2005)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have considered measures to encourage local councils to collect used domestic electric batteries separately from other forms of waste so as to aid recycling; and, if so, what conclusions they drew.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Avian Flu (2 Nov 2005)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether guidance from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to the general traveller indicates that Laos is regarded as being clear of the risk of avian flu.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Amputations (10 Oct 2005)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Warner on 7 July (WA 117), whether, in collecting information at national level of instances of wrong limb amputations, the past five years will be covered.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Northern Ireland: Wrong Limb Amputations (21 Jul 2005)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Warner on 7 July (WA 117), whether, in collecting information at national level of instances of wrong limb amputations, the last five years will be covered.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Amputations (7 Jul 2005)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Warner on 26 May (WA 22), whether they consider that a wrong limb amputation is so tragic an event that information on occurrences should be held centrally.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Amputations (26 May 2005)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: On how many occasions during the past five years or other appropriate period there has been an instance in the National Health Service where the wrong limb has been amputated instead of the limb intended; and Whether they have considered issuing advice in order to minimise the risk of mistaken amputations.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Currency: £5 Coin (18 Nov 2004)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have considered the issue of a £5 coin of size and weight comparable to that of the disused half-crown coin; and What, in terms of buying power, was the equivalent in 1939 to the present £5; and Whether it is the case that not all shopkeepers and banks accept payment by means of the recently issued £5 coins; and Whether they consider that the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Parliament Act 1949 (25 Oct 2004)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have given consideration to the doubts expressed inside and outside Parliament concerning the validity of the Parliament Act 1949.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Parliament Act 1949 (25 Oct 2004)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in response to doubts expressed inside and outside Parliament, they propose to introduce legislation to validate the Parliament Act 1949.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Prison Service and Parole Decisions (20 Jul 2004)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 30 June (WA 27), what is meant by the statement that "the Prison Service has no input into the parole decision process"; and Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 30 June (WA 27) that "the Prison Service has no input into the parole decision process", whether the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Consolidation Acts (6 Apr 2004)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many Consolidation Acts have been passed in the Sessions: (a) 1984–89; (b) 1989–1994; (c) 1994–99; and (d) 1999 to date.

Constitutional Reform Bill [HL] (8 Mar 2004)

Lord Brightman: My Lords, I intend to speak on one topic only; namely, the proposal to remove the appellate jurisdiction of this House and to set up a Supreme Court elsewhere. This proposal seems to me, as at present advised, to be totally unnecessary. I start by trying to get rid of one misunderstanding. The misunderstanding is based on the proposition, which for present purposes only I am willing to...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Legislative Process: Public Involvement (22 Jan 2004)

Lord Brightman: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the answer by the Lord President on 18 December 2003 (HL Deb, col. 1282), whether the public would be better involved in the legislative process if selected organisations were invited to submit evidence in relation to Bills or draft Bills.

Liaison: Select Committee Report (14 Jan 2004)

Lord Brightman: My Lords, may I raise one very short point on the report of the Liaison Committee? Appendix 5 tells us that nine or more Bills will be available in draft form before First Reading. I have made inquiries at the Printed Paper Office and the Minute Room and, apparently, notice that a draft Bill has become available for collection is published nowhere. I suggest that there might be a note in the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Special Public Bill Procedure (14 Jan 2004)

Lord Brightman: asked the Leader of the House: Whether she will consider reviving the use of the Special Public Bill procedure (unused since 1995) in order to involve the public in suitable Bills.


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