Results 1–20 of 522 for speaker:Lord Holmes of Richmond

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Non-native Species (20 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: To ask His Majesty's Government whether DEFRA has the power to authorise individuals to release and catch non-native species, such as Asian hornets, for track and trace purposes.

People with Disabilities: Access to Services - Motion to Take Note (16 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Hughes, on securing such an important debate. I agree with all previous speakers that we need much longer to discuss these issues, in more detail and more often, both in your Lordships’ House and in the other place. If my noble friend the Minister was unaware of the lived experience of disabled people in the UK today at the beginning of this...

Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Bill - Second Reading (13 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, this has been a sober and serious Second Reading—understandably so. How does one even begin to find the words to describe such an unspeakable set of circumstances? Perhaps one pulls on the words of those who have been faced with many miscarriages of justice: the CCRC itself described this as “the most widespread miscarriage of justice” it had seen. It is for that reason at...

Building Societies Act 1986 (Amendment) Bill - Second Reading (10 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, it is a pleasure to take part in Second Reading. In doing so I declare my financial services interests as set out in the register as adviser to Ecospend Ltd. I fully support the Bill and congratulate my friend the noble Lord, Lord Kennedy, on bringing it. He, as much as anyone in this House, has backed mutuals, friendly societies, credit unions and all those organisations doing so...

Pet Abduction Bill - Second Reading (10 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, it is a pleasure to take part in this Second Reading. I congratulate my noble friend Lord Black for his excellent introduction and my noble friend Lord Blencathra for his fine words. Unlike cats, in all of his contributions, you will never find him sitting on the fence. I thank all the organisations who sent such excellent briefings ahead of this Second Reading. It would be...

Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Third Reading: Motion (10 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I declare my technology interests as adviser to Boston Ltd. I thank all the organisations and individuals that took the trouble to meet with me ahead of the Second Reading of my Bill, shared their expertise and insight, and added to the positive, almost unified, voice that we had at Second Reading in March. I thank colleagues around the House and in the other place for their...

Skills: Importance for the UK Economy and Quality of Life - Motion to Take Note ( 9 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, it is a pleasure to take part in this fascinating and informative debate. I congratulate my friend the noble Lord, Lord Aberdare, on securing it, and both maiden speakers on their excellent and insightful contributions. I look forward to hearing more from both of them in due course. I also declare my interests in technology as an adviser to Boston and to BPP University. I will talk...

AI: Intellectual Property Rights - Question ( 9 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: To ask His Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect intellectual property rights in relation to artificial intelligence, in particular large language models, since discontinuing plans to develop a code of practice.

AI: Intellectual Property Rights - Question ( 9 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper and declare my technology interests, as set out in the register, as an adviser to Boston Ltd.

AI: Intellectual Property Rights - Question ( 9 May 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, our great UK creatives—musicians who make such sweet sounds where otherwise there may be silence; writers who fill the blank page with words of meaning that move us; our photographers; our visual artists—are a creative community contributing billions to the UK economy, growing at twice the rate of the UK economy. In the light of this, why are the Government content for their...

Transport System: Failings - Motion to Take Note (25 Apr 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, it is a pleasure to take part in this debate. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Snape, on securing it. I declare my interests in the technology field as an adviser to Boston Ltd. I will speak about accessibility and technology in transport. I begin with buses. In London we are incredibly fortunate with so many of our modes of transport—not least the accessibility of London...

Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Order of Commitment (24 Apr 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I understand that no amendments have been set down to this Bill and that no noble Lord has indicated a wish to move a manuscript amendment or to speak in Committee. Unless, therefore, any noble Lord objects, I beg to move that order of commitment be discharged. Motion agreed.

Artificial Intelligence in Weapon Systems Committee Report - Motion to Take Note (19 Apr 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, it is a pleasure to take part in this critically important debate. In doing so, I declare my technology interests as advisor to Boston Ltd. I too congratulate all those involved with the committee—not least its chair, the noble Lord, Lord Lisvane, for his potent introduction to this afternoon’s debate—and indeed all the committee staff who have been responsible for putting...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Visual Impairment ( 8 Apr 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: To ask His Majesty's Government what is the educational attainment gap for blind and visually impaired students at (1) Key Stage 2, (2) GCSE, and (3) A Level; by what date, if any, they aim to eradicate that gap; and what additional research have they undertaken, or do they intend to undertake, to support work in this area.

Credit Card Invoices - Question (26 Mar 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I declare my financial services interests as set out in the register. Does my noble friend agree that, whether paying with a credit card or a debit card, one should be able to do so in an accessible manner? That will happen only if all financial services products and card payment machines are designed with inclusion in mind right from the outset.

Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (22 Mar 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who have contributed to this excellent debate. It is pretty clear that the issues are very much with us today and we have what we need to act today. To respond to a question kindly asked by the noble Lord, Lord Davies of Brixton, in my drafting I am probably allowing “relevant” regulators to do some quite heavy lifting, but what I envisage within that is...

Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (22 Mar 2024)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I declare my technology interests as adviser to Boston Ltd. I thank all noble Lords who have signed up to speak; I eagerly anticipate all their contributions and, indeed, hearing from my noble friend the Minister. I also thank all the organisations that got in contact with me and other noble Lords for their briefings, as well as those that took time to meet me ahead of this Second...


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