Results 1–20 of 679 for speaker:Lord Low of Dalston

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Visual Impairment: Older People (2 Aug 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to raise awareness of common eye conditions that affect elderly people, such as geographic atrophy, among clinicians and patients.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Macular Degeneration: Medical Treatments (26 Jul 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase NHS capacity to deliver intravitreal injections to accommodate the prospective, novel treatment of geographic atrophy.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Pastoral Care (18 Jul 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they consider religious chaplains qualified to offer pastoral support to non-religious armed forces personnel; and if so, why.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Pastoral Care (18 Jul 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of non-religious pastoral care in the armed forces of the Kingdoms of Norway, Belgium, and the Netherlands; and whether they will consider introducing a similar model in the UK.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (16 May 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, the Queen’s Speech provides little guidance as to how the Government intend to tackle the three big economic challenges that they face: in the short term, managing the immediate crisis of inflation and alleviating its cost of living impact on the most vulnerable in our community; in the medium term, promoting economic growth and ensuring that its benefits are shared across all...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (16 May 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: In that case I will bring my remarks to a close now.

Elections Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 20 (15 Mar 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, I have here a speech in support of the case which has been deployed already with great eloquence by a number of speakers— I think that we are up to three or four already—so I think that the best service I can perform for the Committee is not to read it out. The argument for amending the Bill to underwrite the case for inclusion and accessibility in the voting process,...

Health and Care Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 56A (20 Jan 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, I thank the Minister very much for his response and all other noble Lords who have participated in the debate. I moved a rather modest little amendment but I am encouraged that it has stimulated such a rich discussion with so many knowledgeable contributions. If nothing else, my amendment has stimulated a discussion that has emphasised the importance of primary care. If we can take...

Health and Care Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 56A (20 Jan 2022)

Lord Low of Dalston: Right on cue, my Lords, I am rising to move Amendment 56A, which seeks to improve eye care for people with learning difficulties, as they are much more likely to have a sight problem but much less likely to access primary ophthalmic services, including access to NHS sight tests. The Bill offers an opportunity to seek improvements to an often-overlooked area of primary care: namely, primary...

Assisted Dying Bill [HL] - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (22 Oct 2021)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, in the six years since assisted dying was last debated in Parliament, lawmakers around the world, including in five Australian states and New Zealand, have recognised that banning assisted dying is both dangerous and cruel. In jurisdictions such as Victoria in Australia, parliamentarians have worked with disability rights campaigners to craft laws that work for all citizens,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cataracts: Surgery (25 May 2021)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to (1) work with NHS Digital, commissioners and providers to encourage an appropriate reimbursement for the treatment of bilateral cataracts, and (2) ensure that the payment reflects the number of eyes treated, rather than the number of procedures performed.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cataracts: Surgery (25 May 2021)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the efficacy of immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery in treating patients at risk of sight loss.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cataracts: Surgery (25 May 2021)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support consistency in the uptake of the immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery to tackle the backlog in cataract surgery.

Tower Blocks: Cladding - Private Notice Question (12 May 2021)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, I declare my interest as a lessee of a top-floor flat in a four-storey block. In February, the Prime Minister said that “no leaseholder should have to pay for the unaffordable costs of fixing safety defects that they did not cause and are no fault of their own”.—[ Official Report, Commons, 3/2/21; col. 945.] The Government have undertaken to indemnify those who live in blocks...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Marriage: Humanism (28 Apr 2021)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they plan to take further to the High Court’s judgment in Harrison v Secretary of State for Justice & others, published on 31 July 2020; and what consideration they have given to introducing legislation to recognise humanist marriages in England and Wales.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Protective clothing (22 Jul 2020)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, and if so, when, they intend to publish guidance for the use of personal protective equipment in social care settings for people who are deaf or have other communication difficulties.

Business and Planning Bill - Report: Amendment 1 (20 Jul 2020)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 10, in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Blencathra, concerning the minimum width left on pavements for pedestrians to pass safely. I welcome the Government’s announcement in Committee that they would be bringing forward amendments to place the conditions of pavement licensing on a statutory footing. I also welcome the acknowledgment in the Bill of the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Disability: Coronavirus (16 Jul 2020)

Lord Low of Dalston: To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they intend to offer disabled people and their families as the restrictions in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic are eased.

Business and Planning Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 9 (13 Jul 2020)

Lord Low of Dalston: My Lords, I beg leave to withdraw the amendment at this stage. Amendment 9 withdrawn. Amendment 10 not moved. Clause 2 agreed. Clause 3: Determination of applications Amendments 11 to 13 not moved. Clause 3 agreed. Clause 4: Duration Amendments 14 and 15 not moved. Clause 4 agreed. Clause 5: Conditions Amendments 16 and 17 not moved. Sitting suspended.


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