Results 1–20 of 26 for speaker:the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Solar Power (26 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to limiting the size of solar plants in areas of best and most versatile agricultural land.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Inland Waterways and Rivers: Dredging (12 Mar 2024)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of dredging rivers and waterways while balancing environmental and habitat considerations; and, in particular, what assessment they have made of how effective this would be for the River Trent.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Subsidies ( 4 Jan 2024)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to permitting farmers transitioning from Basic Payments to Delinked Payments to discount one or more of the years in the reference period as a result of (1) events outside their control, or (2) a mistake; and whether they intend to review and amend the Agriculture (Delinked Payments and Consequential Provisions) (England)...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Home Education: Registration ( 2 Jan 2024)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Barran on 19 December 2023, what consideration they have given to expediting the introduction of a statutory register of children schooled at home and online, given the rise in those numbers, in order to identify children (1) who are at risk, or (2) who have unmet needs.

Israel and Gaza - Commons Urgent Question (19 Dec 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: I am grateful to the Minister for his comments so far. I want to raise two specific incidents with His Majesty’s Government that are of particular concern to these Benches. News arrived overnight of the actions of the Israel Defense Forces in destroying the entrance wall of the Anglican Al-Ahli hospital in Gaza City, closing that facility, detaining most of its staff and leaving a tank on...

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill - Second Reading (19 Dec 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: My Lords, on behalf of these Benches, I too welcome the noble Lord, Lord de Clifford. I pay tribute to his maiden speech and thank him for his insightful and valuable contribution to this debate. I also look forward to many future occasions on which he will contribute to the work of this House. As the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of St Albans has said, we on these Benches recognise that...

Homelessness - Question (18 Dec 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: My Lords, like many places, Nottingham is suffering from the cost of living crisis, fuel and food poverty, a decline of social housing and a growing shortage of private rented sector properties, which is compounded by the shortfall between the local housing allowance and rents. Framework Housing Association and Emmanuel House do exceptional work, together with the city council, in seeking to...

Gaza: Al-Ahli Arab Hospital Explosion - Commons Urgent Question (19 Oct 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: I am grateful to the Minister for highlighting the very real connections that there are between the Anglican Church and the hospital. The Al-Ahli hospital is run by the Anglican province of Jerusalem, as he knows, and built around the sacred and historic St Philip’s church, which was subject to such an horrendous incident on Tuesday. We grieve with all those who grieve the suffering and the...

NHS Waiting Times: Long-Term Sickness Absence - Question (19 Oct 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: My Lords, the delays in treatment for long-term sickness do not just affect those returning to work but have a secondary impact on family life. Have the Government assessed the effect of these delays on children and young people under 18, who frequently take on additional caring responsibilities for parents with long-term sickness, although this is often detrimental to their education and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children in Care: Supported Housing (19 Jul 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to recruit more supported lodgings hosts to accommodate 16 and 17 year olds in care.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children in Care: Supported Housing (19 Jul 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty's Government what support they are providing to local authorities (1) to establish new supported lodgings schemes, or (2) to expand existing schemes.

Community Health Services: Waiting Lists - Question (12 Jul 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: My Lords, in a recent survey of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, over 90% agreed that unpaid carers are now coming forward with an increased level of need, with directors ranking burnout as the number one reason for the increasing carer breakdown over the past year. Unpaid carers are clearly bearing the brunt of shortages in health and social care support, so can the...

Farming: Support - Question (21 Jun 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs has published sufficient detail in relation to post-EU funding to enable those working in farming to plan for the future; and what assessment they have made of any adverse consequences for the mental health and wellbeing of such people.

Farming: Support - Question (21 Jun 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: I thank the Minister for his kind words and thank the whole House for its concern following the tragic events in Nottingham last week. I thank the Minister for his Answer. I know he will agree with me that farmers need to be valued for the extraordinary work that they do in supplying the nation’s food. Among farmers in Nottinghamshire, as elsewhere, it is clear that they are under...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Children: Bereavement Counselling ( 6 Jun 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to identify bereaved children in official statistics for the purposes of meeting their needs.

Ukraine - Motion to Take Note ( 9 Feb 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: My Lords, like others in this House I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Goldie, for tabling this debate. I wish to convey the apologies of my most reverend friend the Archbishop of Canterbury, who, having recently travelled to Kyiv, wished to take part in this debate but is detained by the business of the General Synod. He will follow the deliberations closely in Hansard. My most reverend friend...

School Buildings: Risk of Collapsing - Question ( 7 Feb 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: My Lords, the latest guidance from the DfE on reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete requires regular visual surveys of school buildings. In my diocese in Nottinghamshire there are many smaller, mainly rural schools that are unable to employ site managers who can undertake these surveys. They have to rely on head teachers and staff to make the necessary ongoing visual inspections. Can the...

Children: Bereavement Support in Schools - Question ( 6 Feb 2023)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: My Lords, the Church of England educates over 1 million children in its schools and has produced highly accessible guidance and training for its school leaders on supporting students and families through grief, bereavement and loss. Recognising in particular the barriers to learning and flourishing that trauma may cause, would the Minister meet with the Church of England’s education team to...

Children in Care: CAMHS Waiting Times - Question ( 5 Dec 2022)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham: To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the length of the waiting times for children and young people in care who need to access the support of Children’s Adolescent Mental Health Services; and what steps they are taking to reduce those waiting times.


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