Results 41–60 of 2391 for speaker:Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Written Answers — Department for Education: Relationship and Sex Education ( 5 May 2020)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government what lessons they have learnt from the criticisms of Warwickshire County Council’s “All About Me” programme to deliver relationships and sex education that it included inappropriate content; what assessment they have made of whether other education authorities’ relationships and sex education programmes include inappropriate content; and what steps they...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Office: Art Works (24 Mar 2020)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government who authorised the payment to a civil servant as a result of offence allegedly caused by a royal portrait on display in the Northern Ireland Office; from which Department's budget that money came; whether that civil servant remains employed by the Northern Ireland Office; and if so, in what role.

Written Answers — Leader of the House of Lords: Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (19 Mar 2020)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to arrange a debate on the report into the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme, following its publication on 13 March.

Northern Ireland Executive Formation - Statement (16 Jan 2020)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: My Lords, I do not disagree with anything that has been said about the agreement and I am pleased to see a working Assembly once again. However, it concerns me as someone who was involved in the Belfast agreement that we appear to have had an inefficient Administration while the Assembly was not in place. We have not resolved the RHI issue, and it is important that we do. It is impoverishing...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iran: Foreign Relations (28 Oct 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called on revolutionary guards commanders to prepare themselves for “big events”; and how they intend to respond to such reports.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cyprus: Peace Negotiations (22 Oct 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made an assessment of (1) the report of the United Nations Secretary-General on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, published on 10 July, (2) the willingness of the Greek Cypriot representatives to resume negotiations and (3) the likelihood of such negotiations leading to an outcome where both Turkish and Greek Cypriot groups...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cyprus: Politics and Government (22 Oct 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government what has been their assessment of the implications of the recent Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Cyprus for the Government’s role as a guarantor power under 1960 Treaty of Guarantee, and for the rights of the Turkish Cypriot community to be fairly represented on the island; and what were the reasons for agreeing that Memorandum.

Report Pursuant to Sections 3(1), 3(6), 3(7), 3(8), 3(9) and 3(10) the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 - Motion to Take Note ( 9 Sep 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: My Lords, I pay tribute to the noble Lord, Lord Caine. I knew him first when he was at the Northern Ireland office in Washington, and he was most helpful to me in my early days as a Member of Parliament. I am grateful to be able to intervene in the gap. When I had this fistful of papers thrust upon me at the end of last week, I had thought to ignore what is little more than an egotistical NIO...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iran: Tankers ( 6 Aug 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the statement by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that Iran intends to use its “committed forces” to respond to the seizure of the Iranian tanker Grace 1 by the Royal Navy near Gibraltar on 4 July.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hezbollah ( 6 Aug 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that Hezbollah forces are being deployed along Lebanon's and Syria's borders with Israel; and what plans they have in place to protect the UK's interests in that region.

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Committee: Amendment 10 (15 Jul 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: I am the father of four children and the grandfather of seven and I know the value of human life in terms of babies in the womb. I cannot imagine that the noble Baroness can neglect that particular aspect of life. Can she explain that to me?

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Committee: Amendment 9 (15 Jul 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: I am grateful to the noble Lord for giving way. Having worked in Northern Ireland, he will realise that 90 miles takes you from one side to the other. It is a comparatively small place. If we are to have a medical school, what on earth has happened to the medical school at Queen’s University? Other universities used to be jealous of it. Since hospital services tend to be centred on...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Northern Cyprus: Guided Weapons (15 Jul 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they still have guarantor responsibilities in Cyprus under the 1960 Treaty of Guarantee; what assessment they have made of reports that a Russian-made S-200 missile was fired from Syria and exploded in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus; and what steps they intend to take in response to that incident.

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Second Reading (10 Jul 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: I am grateful and will try not to delay the Minister’s response. He talked about five facilitators. Were those Northern Ireland civil servants?

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Second Reading (10 Jul 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: Who were they?

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Second Reading (10 Jul 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: It is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, who spoke to us with a degree of hope. I am afraid that when I looked at the Second Reading of this Bill, which came to us from the Commons on Monday, I was less than impressed, because I could not see anything that would alleviate the administrative problems that the voters of Northern Ireland have had to endure during 30 months of Assembly...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants ( 9 Jul 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer from Lord Duncan of Springbank on 27 June (HL16506), whether they will now answer the question put, namely whether the appointment of Lindy Cameron as a new Director General at the Northern Ireland Office was a Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative; what discussions they had with the government of the Republic of Ireland...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants (27 Jun 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the appointment of Lindy Cameron as a new Director General at the Northern Ireland Office was a Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative; what discussions they had with the government of the Republic of Ireland prior to that appointment; and whether they will place a non-redacted copy of the mission-statement for that post in the Library of the House.

Written Answers — Home Office: Election Offences: Prosecutions (24 Jun 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 3 July 2017 (HL3), 15 September 2017 (HL1448), and 13 October 2017 (HL1671), and by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 21 December 2017 (HL3975), 16 March 2018 (HL6045), 20 November 2018 (HL11393 and HL11394), and 17 May (HL15556), what has been the total number of criminal charges for electoral abuse...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: By-elections: Peterborough (20 Jun 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 3 July 2017 (HL3), 15 September 2017 (HL1448), and 13 October 2017 (HL1671), and by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 21 December 2017 (HL3975), 16 March 2018 (HL6045), 20 November 2018 (HL11393 and HL11394), and 17 May (HL15556), what assessment they have made of whether there was any abuse of the...


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