Results 1–20 of 601 for speaker:Lord Oates

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sponsorship: Prosecutions (22 Feb 2024)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government how many prosecutions related to the sale or other unlawful issuing of Certificates of Sponsorship for health and care workers have taken place in each of the past three years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Health Services and Social Services (21 Feb 2024)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government on how many occasions enforcement action has been taken against care providers who fail to provide sufficient work for health and care workers recruited from overseas under the Certificate of Sponsorship scheme.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Health Services and Social Services (21 Feb 2024)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government what guidance is currently issued to health and care workers recruited from overseas with regard to the right of entry of dependent children.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Health Services and Social Services (21 Feb 2024)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government whether support is provided to health and care workers recruited overseas in the visa application process for dependent children.

Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill - Second Reading (20 Feb 2024)

Lord Oates: Could the Minister tell us how the Bill distinguishes this, because the clause applies to them all equally? Could she set that out?

Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill - Second Reading (20 Feb 2024)

Lord Oates: My Lords, like other Members of this House I feel a sense of profound shock at the rise in anti-Semitism since the appalling attacks of 7 October. As my noble friend Lord Palmer of Childs Hill said, the Jewish community feels increasingly and understandably beleaguered, and we must do all we can to support it. But, like my noble friend, I believe that this is a very bad Bill and I do not...

Climate Change: Impact on Developing Nations - Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2024)

Lord Oates: My Lords, I join others in thanking my noble friend Lady Northover for initiating this debate, and I congratulate the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Winchester on his eloquent maiden speech. I declare my interests as chief executive of United Against Malnutrition and Hunger, co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Africa, and council member of the Royal African Society. As we...

Certificate of Sponsorship: Foreign Health and Care Workers - Question (13 Nov 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty’s Government whether they will take action to ensure that care providers who issue out-of-country certificates of sponsorship to foreign health and care workers provide sufficient work to allow them a living wage while resident in the United Kingdom.

Certificate of Sponsorship: Foreign Health and Care Workers - Question (13 Nov 2023)

Lord Oates: I thank the Minister for his Answer. Is he aware that those requirements are frequently not complied with? Is he aware that the Kenyan and Zimbabwean diasporas report certificates of sponsorship regularly being sold in those countries for many thousands of pounds to care workers who, when they arrive, are not provided with sufficient hours of work to enable them to live, leaving many...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Democratic Republic of Congo: Food Supply (26 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the food security situation in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Democratic Republic of Congo: Food Supply (26 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government what support they are giving to the World Food Programme and other humanitarian agencies operating in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Zimbabwe: Elections (26 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had at ministerial level with Southern African Development Community (SADC) counterparts regarding the recall of a number of opposition members of the Zimbabwe parliament and senators, following the August Harmonised Elections, which were judged by the SADC Election Observer Mission to have fallen "short of the requirements of the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Democratic Republic of Congo: Armed Conflict (26 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the sources of funding and support for the M23 armed group and its role in the displacement of approximately one million people in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Zimbabwe: Political Prisoners (26 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Zimbabwe about the continued detention of Jacob Ngarivhume and Job Sikhala MP in Chikurubi maximum security prison and what assessment it has made of reports that Job Sikhala is now seriously ill.

Written Answers — Home Office: Money Laundering (26 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they have plans to increase funding to agencies charged with countering international corruption in order to deliver on the commitment in the Integrated Review Refresh to "close down London as a centre for corrupt elites to launder money and enhance their reputations".

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Media: Disinformation (25 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with UK media outlets about the importance of verifying reports before broadcast, particularly in a volatile war environment.

Israel/Gaza - Motion to Take Note (24 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: My Lords, when I spoke in a debate in this House on Israel and Palestine just over three years ago, I said I believed: “The safety and security of Israel is … critical not only for the Israeli people but for the world at large”.—[ Official Report, 27/2/20; col. 355.] After the horrors of the Holocaust and the centuries of prejudice, pogroms and expulsions, to which we must now add the...

Climate Financing - Question (17 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: To ask His Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with international counterparts about the commitment of delivering $100 billion of climate financing made at COP 26, and when they expect it to be met.

Climate Financing - Question (17 Oct 2023)

Lord Oates: My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper and in doing so I declare my interest as chair of the APPG for Africa’s inquiry into just energy transition.


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