Results 1–20 of 359 for speaker:Lord Farmer

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (18 Jul 2022)

Government consideration given to advising Her Majesty The Queen to add “The Faithful” to her title – Lord Farmer. Oral questions

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (8 Jul 2022)

Front-loaded Child Benefit Bill [HL] – second reading – Lord Farmer. Legislation

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (30 Jun 2022)

Causes of crime and reoffending and the effectiveness of rehabilitation, including the contribution made by the voluntary sector – Lord Farmer. Debate

Male Victims of Crime: Support - Question (9 Jun 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, following on from that question, one-third of domestic abuse victims are men and, per the new Domestic Abuse Act, boys who witness domestic abuse are also victims, yet many male victims of violence are categorised as victims of “violence against women and girls”, while others have no specific policy. Does the Minister agree that this categorisation is semantic nonsense, and that...

Farmers - Question (8 Jun 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, I declare my interest as a farm owner. Does the Minister agree that English farming should make every effort at this time to maximise cereal production to offset the Ukraine/Russia supply shortages? If so, what steps will the Government take to ensure that this happens?

Child Poverty Strategy - Question (6 Jun 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, during the passage of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill, my noble friend Lord Freud said that focusing on income-based poverty measures fails “to tackle the root causes of child poverty.”—[ Official Report, 25/1/16; col. 1054.] He promised regular reports on family instability, inter alia, to hold the Government to account for their actions and progress. The Government have not...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Higher Education: Care Leavers (31 May 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they plan to take, if any, to increase the number of care leavers at high tariff higher education institutions.

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level: Children in Care (31 May 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many looked after children (1) started, and (2) completed, A-Level courses in each of the last three years for which the data are available.

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level: Children in Care (31 May 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government what data they collect on the average level of educational attainment for looked after children (1) at Key Stage 5, and (2) in post-16 education.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Higher Education: Care Leavers (31 May 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many care leavers entered high tariff higher education institutions in each of the last three years for which the data are available; and how many entered each institution.

Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee - Motion for an Humble Address (26 May 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the excellent speech of the noble Baroness, Lady Wilcox of Newport. As many have said today, it is one of the greatest privileges of my life to be able to stand in this House and honour, as her humble citizen, our extraordinary Queen. I thank God that 70 of my 77 years have been under her reign. This unprecedented period of peace and growing prosperity...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (12 May 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, the gracious Speech prioritises growing and strengthening the economy and helping to ease the cost of living for families. This will require strengthening families. The Centre for Social Justice established that family breakdown—divorce and separation, father absence and dysfunctional family relationships—is not just a consequence of financial hardship but drives poverty and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gender Recognition: Surgery (7 Apr 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many surgical interventions intended to reduce gender dysphoria, and improve health, quality of life and social functioning in people who have gender dysphoria, have been commissioned by the NHS in each year since 2019; and of these, how many were (1) masculinising genital surgery, and (2) feminising genital surgery.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gender Recognition: Surgery (7 Apr 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the cost to the NHS of surgical interventions intended to reduce gender dysphoria, and improve health, quality of life and social functioning in people who have gender dysphoria, in each year since 2019.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gender Recognition: Surgery (7 Apr 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many remedial surgical interventions were commissioned by the NHS following surgical interventions intended to reduce gender dysphoria, and improve health, quality of life and social functioning in people who have gender dysphoria, in each year since 2019.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gender Recognition: Surgery (7 Apr 2022)

Lord Farmer: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the cost to the NHS of remedial surgical interventions following surgical interventions intended to reduce gender dysphoria, and improve health, quality of life and social functioning in people who have gender dysphoria, in each year since 2019.

Loneliness Strategy - Question (23 Mar 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, the strategy highlights family well-being as crucial in preventing loneliness and the need to support families. The Children’s Commissioner has just been tasked with reviewing family life, following the finding of the commission on race and ethnic disparities that high rates of family breakdown are a major risk factor in loneliness and are key to outcome disparities. Some 63% of...

Down Syndrome Bill - Second Reading (18 Mar 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, I rise to support the Bill and congratulate my right honourable friend Dr Liam Fox, who is with us today, and the noble Baroness, Lady Hollins, on bringing it to this House. I also thank the Minister for his correspondence to me on this legislation, and I take this opportunity to congratulate him more widely on reaching the end of Report on the epic Health and Care Bill yesterday at...

Inflation: Families - Question (16 Mar 2022)

Lord Farmer: My Lords, the right reverend Prelate’s Question raises the problem of cash flow. When inflation is climbing, as it is now, families are lagging behind the curve. What are the Government doing to help them with this negative cash flow at present? Also, the obvious way to increase income is to progress in work, including by moving into more skilled work. What are the Government doing to fill...


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