Results 21–40 of 75 for speaker:the Bishop of Salisbury

East Africa: Food Security - Question (13 Jul 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: With the economy of Sudan collapsing and inflation rocketing, the Anglican Archbishop of Khartoum said recently that people would rather die of Covid-19 than of hunger. In South Sudan the Anglican Archbishop of Juba said that mortality rates were already high and, in response to the virus, hygiene and social isolation are difficult—indeed, almost impossible. The diocese of Salisbury has a...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Intelligence and Security Committee: Russia (29 Jun 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to facilitate the publication of the redacted report of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, Russia, sent to the Prime Minister on 17 October 2019. [T]

Written Answers — Treasury: Energy Intensive Industries: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (17 Jun 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that financial support to fossil fuel-intensive and high carbon producing industries is in line with (1) their Paris Agreement obligations, (2) their target for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050; and (3) their commitment to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2035.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: India: Coal and Renewable Energy (27 May 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of India to (1) discourage financial assistance to the coal industry, and (2) encourage renewable energy development, following reports of a drop in non-renewable energy usage and carbon emissions for the first time in four decades.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Migration: Climate Change (17 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of any link between climate change and migration.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste: Exports (10 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (HL226), what assessment they have made of how waste that is returned to its site of origin following inspection, or prevented from reaching ports, is (1) managed, and (2) processed, once returned to its site of origin.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste: Exports (9 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (HL226), what assessment they have made of the proportion of shipping containers being returned following inspection; and what action they intend to take as a result.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste: Exports (9 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (HL226), what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of sanctions as a means of discouraging the export of illegal waste shipments.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste: Exports (9 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (HL226), how many successful prosecutions there were for breaches of waste shipment legislation in each of the past five years.

BBC and Public Service Broadcasting - Motion to Take Note (5 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: My Lords, the timing of this debate could hardly be better. I also want to thank the noble Lord, Lord Young, for his introduction. The Media and Telecoms 2020 & Beyond conference and the Culture Secretary’s contribution to it inevitably inform a lot of what is to be said. I also wondered whether I need to declare an interest, having been the vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields for 16 years,...

Historic Sexual Offences: Investigations - Question (4 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: My Lords, can the Minister explain how we will learn from the sorts of examples that we have had—for instance, the case of Sir Edward Heath in Salisbury—unless there is an independent review? In the past, we have been told that the Home Office cannot do that and that it is the responsibility of the police and crime commissioner. The police and crime commissioner for Wiltshire says that...

Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 3 (3 Mar 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: My Lords, I rise in support of Amendments 3 and 21 and to provide a brace of bishops. I want to observe the seriousness and the quality of this debate as we as a House navigate the support of marriage as an institution and of couples in keeping their vows while recognising that marriages break down and trying to provide adequately for those circumstances. If the noble Baroness, Lady Tyler,...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Malaysia: Plastics (22 Jan 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the illegal shipment of plastic waste from the UK to Malaysia, following the decision by the government of China to ban any international plastic waste being processed within mainland China.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plastics (22 Jan 2020)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards reducing the production of unnecessary plastic and encouraging the development of alternatives to plastic.

Freedom of Establishment and Free Movement of Services (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (23 Oct 2019)

the Bishop of Salisbury: My Lords, I support the regret amendment tabled by the noble Lord, Lord Stevenson, and echo the sorts of points that have been made already. One strength of the Church of England is that there is the Diocese in Europe and a Church of England presence in Europe that will continue beyond our membership of the European Union. The Bishop in Europe, in response to this SI, said that: “From a...

Frequent Flyer Airmiles Schemes - Question (21 Oct 2019)

the Bishop of Salisbury: Can the Minister explain why the gap between aviation fuel being untaxed and road fuel being taxed as it is, is so great? If the answer is the difficulty of getting international agreement, why are UK internal flights not taxed to get some parity between different methods of transport?

Renewable Energy - Question for Short Debate (5 Jun 2019)

the Bishop of Salisbury: My Lords, this debate has already become something of a no-brainer. Quite a lot of what I wanted to say has been said, so there is no point in repeating it, but I want to thank the noble Lord, Lord Cameron, for asking the Question which has generated the debate. The context is one in which we see a climate emergency, an increasing number of councils across the country responding to it and the...

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Motion to Take Note (2 May 2019)

the Bishop of Salisbury: My Lords, the context of this debate has changed radically over the past few months. Whatever you think of the tactics of Extinction Rebellion, what has been created by its disruption has put the environment on the agenda in a new way and with greater urgency. The debate in the other place yesterday on a climate emergency was Parliament catching up with more than 40 councils in the UK that...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Climate Change (16 Apr 2019)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have contributed to International Climate Finance in each year since 2016; what percentage that amount constitutes of the £5.8 billion they pledged to that fund; and whether the full amount pledged will be provided by 2020 as stated in the Paris Agreement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water: Conservation (15 Apr 2019)

the Bishop of Salisbury: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the speech by the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency Escaping the jaws of death: ensuring water in 2050, made on 19 March; what steps they are taking to encourage individuals to reduce their water consumption; and what plans they have to introduce compulsory water metering.


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