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Results 1–20 of 188 for speaker:Lord Davies of Gower

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aircraft: Electric Motors (11 Feb 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage the development of hybrid electric aircraft in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aircraft: Electric Motors (11 Feb 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage the development of battery-powered electric aircraft in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Swansea (11 Feb 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made on plans to develop a West Wales Parkway rail station near Swansea.

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 13 (10 Feb 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: My Lords, I cannot help but feel that this is fundamentally a bad amendment. I certainly oppose the CAA being the prime adjudicator on airspace. It should really be the other way around; the Government should set the strategy, which is then implemented by the CAA. The power of the CAA in airspace strategy should not be increased; rather, it should be constrained to act in a role to advise the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft: Decommissioning (6 Feb 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the total annual cost of storing military aircraft awaiting commercial disposal.

Wales: European Structural Funds - Question for Short Debate (5 Feb 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Anderson of Swansea, who has a long and distinguished career as a politician. Indeed, as a teenager growing up in Gower, I followed him with great respect and interest. As a new Member of your Lordships’ House, it is a real privilege to follow such experienced voices from Wales. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Wigley, on...

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] - Second Reading (27 Jan 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: My Lords, it is a real pleasure to speak at Second Reading and to follow my noble friend Lord Kirkhope, who is to be congratulated on the report he produced, having conducted the inquiry into airspace on behalf of the all-party group. I declare an interest as co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation and as a user of airspace as an aircraft operator and general...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (8 Jan 2020)

Lord Davies of Gower: I thank the noble Lord, Lord Farmer; it is a pleasure to follow him. I am grateful to be able to give my maiden speech during this gracious Speech debate. I begin my maiden speech by sharing with your Lordships my delight at both the opportunity and privilege of becoming a Member of your Lordships’ House—a place I have always held in high esteem. It is, without any doubt, an integral part...

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (26 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: Record employment, the national living wage, strong national defences and keeping our promises on Europe—these are just some of the achievements that we can be proud that this Government have delivered. Does my right hon. Friend agree that only a vote for strong and stable Conservative leadership in the national interest on 8 June will continue to deliver on the economy, defence and a deal...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Aviation: Training (24 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will assess the potential merits of creating a levy or tax-free training scheme for general aviation on the condition that pilots qualifying through such a scheme must volunteer for charitable purposes such as air ambulances and civil air patrols.

Written Answers — Home Office: Aviation: Natural Disasters (24 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to use general aviation airfields and volunteer pilots to enhance emergency supply chains during natural disasters such as floods.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Air Ambulance Services (24 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much public funding was provided to air ambulance organisations in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Airports: Planning Permission (24 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the criteria are for granting of planning permission on strategic airfield sites to be reviewed.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Dunsfold Aerodrome (24 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what criteria he plans to use to assess the case for planning permission for housing on Dunsfold Aerodrome.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Noise (24 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to incentivise the use of quieter aircraft in the general aviation sector.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Aviation: Emergency Services (18 Apr 2017)

Byron Davies: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if the Government will assess the potential merits of donating a fleet of 10 single piston-engine, high-wing aircraft to the UK Civil Air Patrol on the condition that they provide support to emergency services on a voluntary basis.

London Attacks (23 Mar 2017)

Byron Davies: I thank the Prime Minister for her statement this morning and for her message last night in Downing Street. As a former Metropolitan police officer, may I pass on my condolences personally to Constable Palmer’s family, and to the pedestrians and everybody who was involved yesterday? As someone who served on the counter-terrorist command here in London in the 1980s, when the IRA, the Irish...


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