All 19 results for speaker:the Earl of Leicester

Growth Plan 2022 - Question (25 Oct 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords—

Growth Plan 2022 - Question (25 Oct 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, I refer to my farming interests as listed in the register. Can my noble friend outline what this Government are doing to encourage more young people into the farming industry and to improve our food production?

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules - Motion to Regret (19 Oct 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, I add my support to the Government and the aims and objectives of this immigration statement of 11 May. Respectfully, I do not support the regret Motion tabled by the noble Lord, Lord Hylton. I found it very interesting to listen to the arguments of my noble friends Lord Horam and Lord Lilley, with which I agree. Of course I empathise with the terrified people whose desperation is...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Subsidies (1 Aug 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of farm businesses in England have received the advance payment of their Basic Payment Scheme from the Rural Payments Agency.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Subsidies (1 Aug 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money they have paid out to farm businesses in England in advanced payment of the Basic Payment scheme.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Agriculture (26 Jul 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many short-term visas were granted for people working in the farming sector in (1) January, (2) February, and (3) March.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Agriculture: Apprentices (20 Jul 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many apprenticeships in the farming industry were (1) started, and (2) completed, in each year between 2018 and 2021.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Agriculture and Countryside: Education (20 Jul 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to teach school children about the countryside and British farming.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Young People: Farmers (20 Jul 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to improve the rates of young people in the UK forging careers in the farming industry.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Agriculture: Employment (18 Jul 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of how many (1) vacancies, and (2) roles, there were in the farming sector, in each month of 2022.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Nature Conservation (24 May 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in setting up the Blue Carbon Evidence Partnership announced at COP26; and what the membership of the Partnership will be.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (16 May 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, by my calculations I was due to speak in five minutes, so we have all done incredibly well to keep to time, or indeed to make five minutes up. I declare my interests as set out in the register, in particular farming and renewable energy production. Renewables are a passion of mine, and as a country we are heading in the right direction. The Government are leading the way in...

Game Birds (Cage Breeding) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (25 Mar 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, I thank your Lordships for allowing me to speak at such late notice, and I refer to my interests in the register with regard to land management, farming and forestry. Policy towards animal welfare, including the welfare of game birds, should be based on principle and evidence, not opinion. The evidence from the Defra research in 2015 clearly demonstrated that there was no need for...

Elections Bill - Second Reading (23 Feb 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, what a treat it was to listen to the wonderful maiden speech from the noble Lord, Lord Moore of Etchingham. Let us hope for many more in this Chamber. I hope noble Lords will forgive me if I speak to just one aspect of the Bill: photo identification. The Elections Bill will implement photo identification in polling stations in UK parliamentary elections in Great Britain and local...

Farming Industry: Support - Question for Short Debate (11 Jan 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, I refer to my farming interests as listed in the register. Many noble Lords have highlighted the short-term problems of increased production costs resulting from the ongoing labour shortages. I add my support to those statements but will not dwell on them, other than to confirm that they exist and that all farm businesses are suffering as a result. In the long term, if the...

Nationality and Borders Bill - Second Reading (5 Jan 2022)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, we are an island race and have been subject to many waves of immigration and invasion—some welcome, some not. I leave your Lordships to decide into which category they place the Vikings, Romans, Normans and Huguenots. Actually, I think that on the whole, notwithstanding a few short-term difficulties, these have generally been positive. The Huguenots came at the rate of a thousand...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (29 Dec 2021)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to recognise full COVID-19 vaccination status for British citizens who have had one COVID-19 vaccination administered in England and the other vaccination administered abroad.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (20 Dec 2021)

the Earl of Leicester: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Scottish Government to ensure that people who have had one COVID-19 vaccine administered in England and one in Scotland are recognised in Scotland as being fully vaccinated; and what plans they have to ensure that people who have had one COVID-19 vaccine administered in England and one in Scotland are recognised in...

Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill - Second Reading (30 Nov 2021)

the Earl of Leicester: My Lords, it is an honour to make my maiden speech in your Lordships’ House. I will not dwell on the six generations of the Coke family who, in 162 years of taking their seat—or not—in this House, only mustered three speeches, two of them by my father, concerning the railways, in 1998 and 1999. As you can see, my family, who have the obstinate habit of spelling our name “Coke” and...


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