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Lotteries: Good Causes - Question (18 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, I wonder whether more can be done to publicise the good causes that the National Lottery funds. I am thinking in particular of telling the public at points of sale what has been done at local and regional level.

European Union Settlement Scheme - Question (16 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, does not the Minister believe that there should, equally, be a right of appeal following an unsuccessful application under a—God forbid—no-deal scenario, as there is currently in the event of a deal? There is no good reason why this should not be the case. Will the Government look into that?

Public Spaces Protection Orders - Question (11 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, will the Minister admit that the powers that PSPOs give are too great and wide-ranging? Their use can extend to sweeping real concerns, such as rough sleeping, under the carpet, as the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, said, through criminalisation, as more than 50 councils have used those powers, and to restricting personal freedoms, including the right to protest in a public space....

Public Spaces Protection Orders - Question (11 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, will the Minister admit that the powers that PSPOs give are too great and wide-ranging? Their use can extend to sweeping real concerns, such as rough sleeping, under the carpet, as the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, said, through criminalisation, as more than 50 councils have used those powers, and to restricting personal freedoms, including the right to protest in a public space....

Public Spaces Protection Orders - Question (11 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, will the Minister admit that the powers that PSPOs give are too great and wide-ranging? Their use can extend to sweeping real concerns, such as rough sleeping, under the carpet, as the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, said, through criminalisation, as more than 50 councils have used those powers, and to restricting personal freedoms, including the right to protest in a public space....

Public Spaces Protection Orders - Question (11 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, will the Minister admit that the powers that PSPOs give are too great and wide-ranging? Their use can extend to sweeping real concerns, such as rough sleeping, under the carpet, as the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, said, through criminalisation, as more than 50 councils have used those powers, and to restricting personal freedoms, including the right to protest in a public space....

Asthma - Question (3 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they are giving to people suffering from asthma, including on access to medicines.

Asthma - Question (3 Jul 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, Asthma UK finds that, of the 2.3 million people with asthma in England who pay for their prescriptions, more than three-quarters struggle to afford them, let alone follow an essential treatment plan. Does the Minister agree that prescription charging sends out entirely the wrong signals to the whole community about the seriousness of the condition which causes the deaths of many...

Metal Theft - Question (26 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, what strategies are in place to protect our public sculptures, some of which are vulnerable to metal theft? Are we fully aware of what we may have already lost in recent years and what has disappeared from our townscapes and other spaces, either through metal theft or for other reasons?

Metal Theft - Question (26 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, what strategies are in place to protect our public sculptures, some of which are vulnerable to metal theft? Are we fully aware of what we may have already lost in recent years and what has disappeared from our townscapes and other spaces, either through metal theft or for other reasons?

Education: Music A-level - Question (24 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, will the Minister accept that now the Russell group has now dropped its list of facilitating subjects, there is no justification for the Government to continue with the EBacc either?

Theatre Market - Question for Short Debate (11 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Earl for introducing this debate and setting out his arguments so forcefully. I am going to take a wider view of what access might mean for theatre. We continue to have, in this country, a remarkably successful and lauded theatre. It is interesting that, at present, much of it touches closely on political and state-of-the-nation concerns. Jez...

Creative Industries: Apprenticeship Levy - Question (4 Jun 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, it is very worrying that much of this levy is not being spent. Does the Minister believe that some of the viable suggestions that the industry, including ScreenSkills, has made need to be acted upon quickly, otherwise this money will be lost from the system? It is an incredible waste in a sector that is crying out for skilled workers.

Museums and Galleries - Question (23 May 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, the local authority museums urgently need better funding. A collection has been lost in Hertford, for example, and there has been a loss of curators at Leicester’s important city museums. The next spending review must take these things into account.

Brexit: Movement of People in the Cultural Sector (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (15 May 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, I want to frame my contribution in two ways: first, through a discussion about the service industries more generally; and secondly, by addressing perhaps a wider definition of culture than that covered by this report, so ably introduced by the noble Lord, Lord Jay. The first point to make is that the importance of the service industries—which make up 80% of our economy —is...

Sackler Trust: Donations - Question (27 Mar 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the wider implications of the decisions by the National Portrait Gallery and Tate to forgo the intended donations from the Sackler Trust.

Sackler Trust: Donations - Question (27 Mar 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, first, looking forward, does the Minister not recognise that there needs to be some manner of formal public vetting of donors to our national museums and other institutions in the light of growing public awareness about where the money comes from, particularly with regard to sizeable donations? Secondly, does he not feel that it is high time that government reaffirmed a commitment...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Music: Curriculum (21 Mar 2019)

the Earl of Clancarty: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether details of the tender for the new model music curriculum will be published.


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