Results 121–140 of 369 for speaker:Lord Luke

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: UK Sport (29 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: When UK Sport last reviewed its role and responsibilities under the Royal Charter.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: UK Sport (29 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether paid advisers to the Department for Education and Skills and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport are eligible to chair lottery fund distribution panels; and, if so, what procedures have been put in place to ensure the distribution of lottery funds is independent of government influence.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: UK Sport and Youth Sports Trust (29 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: What measures under the National Lottery Act 1993 have been put in place to ensure that the chairman of UK Sport avoids any conflict of interest in discharging her responsibilities in that role with her chairmanship of the Youth Sports Trust.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: UK Sport (27 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has asked the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment to review issues relating to possible conflicts of interest and compliance with the Nolan principles in UK Sport.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: UK Sport and Youth Sports Trust (27 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many grants have been made to the Youth Sports Trust from UK Sport for each year since its creation; and whether all such awards were the result of an open tender process.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: National Debate (23 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the proposed terms and conditions for the national debate on sport and fitness announced by the Chancellor of Exchequer on 25 October.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: National Debate (23 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the Minister for Sport, Mr Richard Caborn, was not chosen to be one of the four Ministers in charge of the national debate on sport and fitness launched on 25 October.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: Fitness Programme (22 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Chancellor of the Exchequer will cost the new sports and fitness programme, announced on 25 October, in his Pre-Budget Report.

Debate on the Address (20 Nov 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, it will come as no surprise that I would like to press the Minister, the noble Lord, Lord Drayson, on an issue that I have raised in the defence debates following the Queen's Speeches in 2004 and 2005: aircraft carriers. While I am delighted that the Minister has frequently reiterated the Government's unflinching support for the projected two new aircraft carriers, I am...

Armed Forces Bill (12 Oct 2006)

Lord Luke: We all sympathise with the descendants of the soldiers who were executed during the First World War for various disciplinary offences. However, there are certain considerations which, as an historian, I believe should be taken into account. I also want to ask the Minister some questions, to which I shall come in due course. In his letter to me of 27 September, the Minister wrote: "The...

Armed Forces (29 Jun 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, I congratulate the noble and gallant Lord, Lord Inge, on securing this debate. I shall focus on an area that can have a significant impact on recruitment and retention: Army housing. In every family, there is often a power behind the throne. If the family is unhappy, the solider will be unhappy and obviously concerned for their welfare. An individual with worries often becomes...

Piped Music and Showing of Television Programmes Bill [HL] (16 Jun 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Beaumont of Whitley, for introducing his Bill, and I congratulate him on the publicity obtained on television and radio this morning. It quite enlivened my breakfast. It is nice to have the opportunity to expand a little on the debate that arose from his Unstarred Question on noise pollution on 13 February this year. It is a shame that his Bill has not...

BBC: Charter (16 Jun 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, I start by sharing with my noble friend Lord Fowler his disappointment that so few, if any, of his excellent committee's recommendations—or, indeed, the recommendations of other bodies, such as the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport—were listened to, let alone acted upon. As usual, his speech was most articulate and very much to the point. I also...

Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Amendment of Section 61(1)) Order 2006 (14 Jun 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, I should like to assure the noble Baroness that on this side of the House we approve.

Immigration (Provision of Physical Data) Regulations 2006 (14 Jun 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, I reassure the noble Baroness that we on this side of the House thoroughly approve the regulations.

Schools: History Teaching ( 5 Jun 2006)

Lord Luke: rose to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the teaching of history in schools in England and Wales is satisfactory. My Lords, I thank in advance all noble Lords for taking the time to participate in this debate. I look forward immensely to their contributions, and in particular to the speech of my noble friend Lady Buscombe and the reply of the noble Lord, Lord Adonis. I begin by declaring...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Explosive-Suppressant Foam (18 May 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: When the Ministry of Defence first considered fitting explosive-suppressant foam devices to Royal Air Force Hercules aircraft; and What is the estimated cost of fitting explosive-suppressant foam devices to a Hercules aircraft; and Why explosive-suppressant foam devices have not already been fitted to all Royal Air Force Hercules aircraft; and How many Royal...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Explosive-Suppressant Foam (17 May 2006)

Lord Luke: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many Royal Air Force aircraft are to be fitted with explosive-suppressant foam devices; and when these devices will be fitted.

Arts (11 May 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, I, too, add my congratulations to the noble Lord, Lord Bragg, on securing and so eloquently introducing this debate. It has been a wide-ranging debate, encompassing the diverse interests and knowledge of Members of your Lordships' House. That only goes to show the many ways in which the arts can filter into and enrich all corners of society. My noble friends Lord Lloyd-Webber and...

Latin America ( 4 May 2006)

Lord Luke: My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Viscount on securing this debate. However, I am very sorry that he referred to the area as Latin America, as I believe that one reason we in this country focus so seldom on that part of the world is that we use that all-embracing and rather misleading term and the term "the Americas", which is even more so. I always prefer to refer to the USA, Canada...


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