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Channel Crossings in Small Boats - Commons Urgent Question (3 Sep 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, the Minister referred to the refugee resettlement scheme. However, as far as we can tell, refugee resettlement remains paused since March. Can she tell me what plans the Government have to launch the new global resettlement scheme and why they have continued deportations and not inward refugee resettlement?

Channel Crossings in Small Boats - Commons Urgent Question (3 Sep 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: The global resettlement scheme.

Covid-19 - Statement (3 Sep 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, North Bristol NHS Trust has recently reported on an audit of 110 patients discharged after being severely ill with Covid-19. Of these, 75% were still experiencing serious symptoms three months later. This is just part of the mounting evidence of the long-term effects of Covid-19 even on those with mild infection in the acute phase. What steps are the Government taking to raise...

Aid Spending - Private Notice Question (2 Sep 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, I have personally seen through the Anglican Communion’s worldwide partnerships the positive impact that the UK’s overseas aid has made to alleviating poverty. I share the concerns of other Peers about the reports of the Government’s intent to overturn the legal commitment to spend 0.7% of gross national income on aid. At the risk of tedium, I hope that the Minister will...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Domestic Service (28 Jul 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to publish further details about any changes to the routes of entry to the UK for overseas domestic workers.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Domestic Service (28 Jul 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether overseas domestic workers will still be eligible for visas to work and reside in the UK after 1 January 2021.

Written Answers — Home Office: Seasonal Workers: Pilot Schemes (28 Jul 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish the results of the seasonal workers pilot.

Covid-19: Human Trafficking - Question (16 Jul 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on human trafficking in the United Kingdom.

Covid-19: Human Trafficking - Question (16 Jul 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, in conjunction with the National Crime Agency, the Clewer Initiative has today released an app to help agricultural workers and their employers understand their rights and responsibilities. In the light of current travel restrictions across the world, what assessment has the Minister made of the impact that the Government’s proposed points-based immigration system will have on...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Victim Support Schemes (28 May 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government what long-term support services they plan to provide to survivors of trafficking to protect them from being re-trafficked and to ensure that they are supported when the COVID-19 lockdown ends.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Victim Support Schemes (28 May 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that the level of subsistence support given to victims of modern slavery during the COVID-19 pandemic is sufficient to meet essential needs.

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery: Victims (28 May 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in their proposal to provide places of safety for victims of modern slavery.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill (30 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 9 March (HL1722), when they will publish an impact assessment for the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2020; and whether any such assessment will consider the relationship between changes in low-skilled migration and labour exploitation.

Green Economy - Motion to Take Note (12 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Baroness for bringing this debate before the House. As has been said already, and will no doubt be said again, our climate is at a crisis point. As your Lordships are well aware, we continue to see significant losses of biodiversity, increases in global temperatures, rising sea levels and extreme weather events. In the knowledge that these circumstances...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (9 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of a reduction in low-skilled migration on the incidence of modern slavery.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers (9 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Bristol: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the risk of labour shortages in the event of changes to immigration rules, and (2) the possibility of the exploitation of workers as a consequence of these shortages; and what steps they intend to take to ensure that workers are protected.

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

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, it is an honour to be here to speak and, after nearly a year of watching and learning, to begin to find my voice. I am grateful to the noble Lords who have welcomed me so warmly after my introduction today and to the officials and staff who have guided me so well—not least the Church of England Parliamentary Unit. Much has been unfamiliar but, having spent most of the last 30...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (27 Jun 2017)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, I welcome the opportunity to contribute to this important debate on the gracious Speech. I thank the noble Lords who have spoken thus far in what has been an interesting debate today. I would like to draw attention to two or three things. The first is the fairly well hidden-away commitment in the gracious Speech to reform mental health legislation in order that mental health...

Policing and Crime Bill - Report (2nd Day) (7 Dec 2016)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, I will speak to Amendments 173C, 196A and 200A in my name and I support Amendment 173B, in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Beecham. I am grateful for the way in which he introduced this group of amendments. Members of your Lordships’ House will be only too aware that the House has rehearsed the arguments around betting shops, and in particular fixed-odds betting terminals,...

Alcohol - Question (6 Dec 2016)

the Bishop of Bristol: My Lords, my understanding was that the Government’s view not long ago was that they had a problem with minimum unit pricing on the basis that it would unfairly impact moderate drinking. From what the noble Baroness said this afternoon, do I detect that the Government have changed their mind and that they are seriously looking at minimum unit pricing?


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