Results 1–20 of 602 for speaker:the Bishop of St Albans

Lotteries: Good Causes - Question (18 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: My Lords, research shows that not all lotteries that operate on a national scale make it clear that they are neither charities nor not-for-profit organisations. People often do not realise that. Does the Minister agree that making it mandatory to declare on each ticket the minimum percentage of each pound spent on charity, for both draw-based and instant-win games, would ensure that users...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Rehabilitation (17 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the projected funding costs to the NHS of the new gambling-related harm clinics, announced on 23 June.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Rehabilitation (17 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding GambleAware are projected to provide to the (1) NHS Northern Gambling Clinic in Leeds, and (2) the National Problem Gambling Clinic in London.

Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Private Notice Question (16 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: My Lords, I beg leave to ask a Question of which I have given private notice.

Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Private Notice Question (16 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: I thank the Minister for her response and for all that DfID and others are doing. If we are to prevent further spread of the disease, we need more grass-roots health education and disease prevention. My colleague, the Bishop of Hertford, is currently using his sabbatical to do just that, working through churches, local community leaders and faith groups, and his health educational material,...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Betting (16 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 2 July (HL Deb, col 1346), on what evidence they based their claim that the Bet Regret campaign is showing promising results.

Social Media - Question for Short Debate (11 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Church of England’s social media community guidelines, published on 1 July, and what steps they are taking to promote positive social media behaviour.

Social Media - Question for Short Debate (11 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: My Lords, the Church of England’s digital guidelines are an attempt to encourage constructive engagement across all national social media accounts run by the Church and the two Archbishops. The digital charter is a voluntary addition aimed at fostering a positive atmosphere online. To date, the two prongs of the campaign have been signed by individuals, charities, groups, schools and...

Mental Illness: Job Security and Inequality - Question for Short Debate (4 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: My Lords, I too thank the noble Lord, Lord Bird, for bringing forward this debate, for his distinctive introduction of a kind that we always enjoy when he speaks in the House, and for his tireless work in trying to support people who, for all sorts of reasons, find themselves disadvantaged. I pay tribute to him. Inequality, unemployment and mental ill health are three interconnected,...

Problem Gambling - Statement (2 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: I welcome this announcement today, but I notice from a press release from the companies that they see it as a health issue: “The key priority will be to quadruple the number of those accessing treatment from 2.5% to 10%”. After four years, 90% of those with gambling addiction problems will still be unable to access help. Surely that cannot be acceptable. We know from Simon Stevens, the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Forced Marriage (1 Jul 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 16 May (HL15521), how many cases were dealt with by the Forced Marriage Unit in 2018.

Knife Crime - Motion to Take Note (27 Jun 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: My Lords, I too am grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Paddick, for obtaining this debate and for his excellent analysis of some of the causes and, indeed, the work that has been done on how we might address them, which is a holistic approach. I am also delighted that a number of experts in policing are speaking in this debate. I come to this with little knowledge of that, but I have knowledge...

Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia - Question (25 Jun 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of weapons exported from the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia on the conflict in Yemen.

Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia - Question (25 Jun 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: I thank the Minister for his reply. I was given an assurance in a past written response to a Question that every sale of arms from the UK undergoes a rigorous assessment in the light of serious violations of international humanitarian law. Yet in 2018 a Minister in the other place said: “The MOD does not investigate allegations of IHL violations”, and in 2016, as evidenced in the Court of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Gaming Machines (24 Jun 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) Fixed-Odd Betting Terminals and (2) Electronic Gaming Machines, are on property belonging to the Ministry of Defence.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Gaming Machines (24 Jun 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money was made from Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals located on Ministry of Defence property in (1) 2015, (2) 2016, (3) 2017, and (4) 2018; and who was the beneficiary of any such money.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Gaming Machines (24 Jun 2019)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of gambling-related harm amongst (1) veterans, and (2) those currently serving in Her Majesty's Armed Forces; and whether the Ministry of Defence has conducted any research into gambling participation rates in those groups.


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