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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (11th Day) (28 Mar 2018)

Lord Lisvane: I wonder if I could, as they say, be helpful. I think that the Queen’s printer is the Keeper of the National Archives, who also holds the title “Queen’s Printer”.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (11th Day) (28 Mar 2018)

Lord Lisvane: If it assists the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes of Cumnock, he is also the Queen’s printer for Scotland.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (11th Day) (Continued) (28 Mar 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, I can hear the strains of the “Farewell” Symphony as we prepare to tackle the penultimate amendment to be debated in Committee, and how appropriate it is that the very final amendment should be in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Adonis. Amendment 365 is in my name and the names of my noble and learned friend Lord Judge, my noble friend Lord Pannick and the noble Baroness, Lady...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (11th Day) (Continued) (28 Mar 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, I am very grateful to the Minister and to his Opposition shadow for what they have said in this very short debate. It may be a good moment to pay tribute to the stamina of the Minister and his ministerial colleagues. We are on day 11—it must seem to them like day 43. They are no doubt musing on some parliamentary version of what used to be said of King Philip II of Spain: that if...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (3rd Day) (25 Apr 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, in moving Amendment 31 I shall speak to the other three amendments in the group, which are to the same purpose and are also all tabled in the names of the noble Lords, Lord Tyler and Lord Cormack, and the noble and learned Lord, Lord Goldsmith. The first point to make is that the powers to make regulations proposed to be given to Ministers in Clause 7 and Clause 8—although I am...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (3rd Day) (25 Apr 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who have taken part in this debate—especially for their concision and brevity. I am in a position to help the noble Lord, Lord Skelmersdale, as I apprehended that his concern was that if the amendment were agreed, Clause 7(1) would be without a subject. But that subsection begins with the words: “A Minister of the Crown”— so it is quite clear who...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (4th Day) (30 Apr 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, as this amendment is consequential on Amendment 31, which was agreed by your Lordships on 25 April, I beg to move it formally. Amendment 86 agreed.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (4th Day) (30 Apr 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, this amendment is also consequential to Amendment 31. I beg to move. Amendment 87 agreed. Consideration on Report adjourned. House adjourned at 12.07 am.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (4th Day) (30 Apr 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, Amendment 53 in this group is in my name and those of the noble Baronesses, Lady Hayter of Kentish Town and Lady Wheatcroft, the noble Lord, Lord Tyler, and—most recently and much to be welcomed—the noble Lord, Lord Callanan. In Committee I had occasion to speak about the legislative Damascus road so I am very glad that in respect of this issue at least the Minister has added...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (6th Day) ( 8 May 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, I can be brief because the arguments on a Westminster sifting mechanism were deployed in Committee. Amendment 70 continues the theme of constraints which should be imposed by Parliament on powers delegated to Ministers. For many of the sweeping regulation-making powers, the Government would have a choice under the Bill as to whether the affirmative or negative procedure is to be...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (6th Day) ( 8 May 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, I am most grateful to the Minister and to noble Lords who have taken part in this debate. From the remarks of the noble Baroness, Lady Smith of Basildon, it is clearly an opportunity for your Lordships to gain insight into that world of fascination and excitement which is statutory instrument procedure. My noble friend Lord Bilimoria was much too kind to me when he credited me with...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (6th Day) ( 8 May 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, this amendment is consequential on Amendment 70, agreed by your Lordships a short time ago. I beg to move. Amendment 77 agreed. Amendments 77ZA to 77D not moved.

UK Territorial Seas: Incidents - Question (14 Jun 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, can the noble Earl say a word or two about fishery protection and the continuing funded role of the JMOCC? Three-hundred thousand square miles of sea will need to be patrolled after we leave the European Union.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments (18 Jun 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, I am very grateful to the noble and learned Lord for setting out the Government’s case with such precision and care. I am very grateful, too, to the number of noble Lords who voted in substantial majorities for the three amendments covered by the three Motions in this group. The Minister and his colleagues have been rather critical of what I might call the family of amendments...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments (18 Jun 2018)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, it would be extremely churlish of me not to acknowledge the movement which the Government have undertaken on these issues, particularly including your Lordships’ House in the sifting process. During Commons consideration of the amendments, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, deployed a rather familiar set of arguments, if I may put it in that way. Quoting the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners on Remand: West Midlands ( 4 Jul 2018)

Lord Lisvane: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consultation they undertook before deciding to relocate all remand cases from the West Mercia Police area to Kidderminster.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners on Remand: West Midlands (11 Jul 2018)

Lord Lisvane: To ask Her Majesty's Government what account they took of (1) time, (2) travel, and (3) cost implications for defendants, solicitors and administrative staff when deciding to relocate all remand cases from the West Mercia Police area to Kidderminster.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners on Remand: West Midlands (18 Jul 2018)

Lord Lisvane: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the maximum distance a defendant, solicitor or member of administrative staff might need to travel within the West Mercia Police area to attend remand cases following the relocation of all such cases to Kidderminster Magistrates Court.

Brexit: Stability of the Union - Motion to Take Note (17 Jan 2019)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, I begin with a word of thanks to those Cross-Bench colleagues who voted for the Motion to be debated. I am delighted that the noble Lord, Lord Young of Cookham, is to reply to the debate for the Government. In view of our happy co-operation in former lives, I hope that I may refer to him as my noble friend on this occasion. I see from the speakers’ list that I am allotted 15...


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