Results 1–20 of 152 for speaker:Lord Shinkwin

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Blasphemy (8 Jul 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about the abuse of Pakistan's blasphemy laws and ways in which to prevent such abuse.

Anti-Semitism - Motion to Take Note (20 Jun 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lady Berridge on securing this debate, and I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the register. Before today’s debate, I asked some Holocaust survivors for their thoughts on the increasing incidence of anti-Semitism. Survivor Manfred Goldberg told me: “I recall politicians from right across the political spectrum committing themselves to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Equal Pay: Ethnic Groups (4 Jun 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to publish their response to the consultation Ethnicity Pay Reporting, which closed on 11 January.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Office for Disability Issues: Staff (30 May 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people are currenty employed directly by the Office for Disability Issues; and how many people were employed by the Office for Disability Issues at the end of each calendar year since its inception in 2005.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (30 May 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their command paper Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability, Cm 9526, published November 2017, what progress they have made on the commitment to establish a voluntary reporting framework; which data sets employers are reporting; and how many employers have adopted this reporting framework.

Residential Construction and Housing Supply - Motion to Take Note (24 Apr 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, I will confine my remarks to disability access, because without it housing supply simply cannot be regarded as sustainable. As the excellent report produced in 2016 by the ad hoc Select Committee of your Lordships’ House on the Equality Act 2010 and disabled people highlighted, demographics are heading in one direction. As my noble friend Lord Borwick and the noble Baroness, Lady...

Brexit: Date of Exit - Question (8 Apr 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they took to ensure that Parliamentarians were aware that the United Kingdom’s date of exit from the European Union could be changed by a decision of the European Council.

Brexit: Date of Exit - Question (8 Apr 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, I thank my noble friend for his reply. He will be aware of the growing sense of disbelief at the decision to collude with anti-Semitic Marxists to thwart the will of the people. That aside, I do not recall your Lordships’ House being told during the passage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 that the Brexit date inserted in that Act was, in effect, purely academic. Why...

Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders: Amendment to the Motion (4 Apr 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: Does my noble friend agree that the failure to consult his committee provides further evidence—if any were needed—that those who most protest their allegiance to parliamentary democracy are actually doing the most to undermine it by ramming this Bill through your Lordships’ House in one day?

Further Developments in Discussions with the European Union under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (11 Mar 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, in just over a fortnight, government will become more accountable than it has been for more than 40 years for laws that affect the everyday lives of the British people. Parliament, including this House, will become more powerful in holding government to account, and the voters will know that, when they hire and fire a Government, policies will actually change. There can be no more...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Middle East: Armed Conflict (14 Feb 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications for regional stability in the Middle East of an Iranian missile fired in January from Damascus towards northern Israel.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon: Israel (14 Feb 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what reports, if any, they have received of the construction of cross-border tunnels by Hezbollah militants from Lebanon into Israel.

Brexit: Parliamentary Approval of the Outcome of Negotiations with the European Union - Motion to Take Note (28 Jan 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, I feel almost guilty for disturbing the mood of despondency, but I confess I am actually looking forward to 29 March. I am looking forward to bringing home accountability, from Brussels to Westminster and the devolved nations, for major policy decisions affecting the minutiae of people’s lives here in Britain. I am looking forward to seeing people, Parliament and, indeed, your...

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (3rd Day) (14 Jan 2019)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU said at the weekend: “For the sake of our democracy, we cannot let slip the prize of Brexit”. I agree, which is why, tomorrow, I hope MPs will disown this democracy-eroding deal. This deal is not in the national interest. The only thing national about the farcical situation of abject surrender that we are in is that it is a national...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Speech Therapy: Children and Young People (20 Dec 2018)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they plan to have with NHS Clinical Commissioners about ensuring that speech and language therapy service specifications (1) require speech and language therapy services to have a pathway for when a child or young person is not brought to an appointment, including for children and young people who are known to be at higher risk of poorer...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Alternative Education (20 Dec 2018)

Lord Shinkwin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that children and young people who enter alternative education provision are assessed by a speech and language therapist to determine whether they have speech, language and communication needs.

Disability-inclusive Development - Question for Short Debate (13 Dec 2018)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, I also welcome this strategy and thank my noble friend Lady Anelay for securing this important debate. I also thank the Secretary of State, Penny Mordaunt, for her leadership on this issue, her ministerial team, DfID itself, NGO partners such as Sightsavers and, of course, our partners in the developing world for the way in which they have come together to make the Global Disability...

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) (5 Dec 2018)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, I would also like to pay tribute to the Prime Minister as someone whom I have known for more than 20 years and whom I admire for her stamina, her resilience and her self-belief. No one can claim greater ownership of the process, the detail or, indeed, the outcome of the Brexit negotiations than the Prime Minister. No one deserves greater credit for this deal. That is why there is...

Kindertransport Commemoration - Question for Short Debate (26 Nov 2018)

Lord Shinkwin: My Lords, I too thank the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, for securing this debate. I should declare a personal interest in what we are commemorating today. I am an indirect beneficiary of the Kindertransport. Had Hanus Weisl, the teenager who would become my orthopaedic surgeon, not made it on to the last train out of Prague before the Nazis closed the border in June 1939, the chances are I would not...


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