Results 81–100 of 1860 for speaker:Lord Selkirk of Douglas

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Parking: Pedestrian Areas (17 Mar 2020)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to address pavement parking.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Floods (16 Mar 2020)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to discuss with the International Rescue Corps what support that organisation could offer during future floods.

Fisheries Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 36 ( 4 Mar 2020)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, if nobody else wishes to speak, I want to do so on behalf of my noble friend the Duke of Montrose, who unfortunately could not be here today but who gave me permission this morning to speak to his two amendments in this group, 40 and 47. Amendment 40 states: “If, in the light of a review, the fisheries policy authorities conclude that changes are not required to the JFS, they must...

Fisheries Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 35 ( 4 Mar 2020)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, I wish to speak to Amendments 57 and 58, which were put down by my noble and learned friend Lord Mackay of Clashfern. The premise I start from is that conservation and sustainability are essential if we want to conserve all kinds of fish for the good of our planet and as a legacy that we can be proud of for the future generations who will inhabit it. To achieve such success for the...

Fisheries Bill [HL] - Second Reading (11 Feb 2020)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, it is refreshing and a great pleasure to follow a distinguished former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, who has a reputation for justice and fairness. I hope that the Minister will consider his wise words with care. There is no doubt that the negotiations between the Government and the European Union to secure the future of the United Kingdom’s fishing industry after we...

D-day Landings Memorial: Education - Question (13 Jan 2020)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support the establishment of educational provision at the planned memorial at Ver-sur-Mer to those under British command at the D-Day landings.

D-day Landings Memorial: Education - Question (13 Jan 2020)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: Does the Minister agree that the trustees of the Normandy Memorial Trust—including its chairman, the noble Lord, Lord Ricketts—and the Government should be warmly congratulated on their successful efforts in raising funds for this long-awaited tribute? Does she accept that the provision of an education centre close to the site of the memorial should help future generations understand...

Counterterrorism: Martyn’s Law - Question (22 Oct 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, does the Minister accept that the increased use of CCTV, when appropriate, can lead to deterrence and substantial reduction of crime?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Tigers: Hunting ( 9 Sep 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to ban the importation of tiger trophies to the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Tigers: Hunting ( 9 Sep 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ban the importation of big-game trophies to the UK; and if they have any such plans, when they intend to publish their proposals to implement such a ban.

Mount Everest: Safety - Question (18 Jul 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, will the Minister accept that I have a personal interest, as my father was the first man in the world to fly over Mount Everest in 1933, when it was only just technically possible, and if he had not succeeded I would not be here today? Does the Minister accept that Everest is enormously dangerous for mountaineers? There are beliefs that there has been a substantial element of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hunting (16 Jul 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the practice of "canned hunting".

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Lions: Hunting (15 Jul 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will consider banning the importation of lion trophies to the UK, following the decision by Australia, France, and the Netherlands to ban such imports.

D-day Memorial - Question ( 9 Jul 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what ongoing support they are giving to the construction of the memorial to those under British command at the D-Day landings in Ver-sur-Mer, and in particular to the creation of an education centre.

D-day Memorial - Question ( 9 Jul 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: I thank the Minister very much indeed for his positive reply. Does he agree that the planned education centre, while commemorating the valour of the troops who lost their lives on D-day, should also highlight decisive events in the Battle of Normandy which followed? For example, will it make known that the American troops encircled a huge army of German soldiers who were retreating and...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Minority Groups (24 May 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 9 May (HL Deb, cols 1299–1300), what representations they intend to make to the government of Nigeria to call for urgent and effective action to be taken to protect ethnic and religious minorities in that country.

Brexit: Plant and Animal Biosecurity - Motion to Take Note (15 May 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, it is a great privilege to follow the noble Lord, Lord Krebs, who put his finger on a spot of enormous importance, which is that the Food Standards Agency has been a success story and this should be borne in mind by the Government. I should mention a past interest: I represented the constituency of Edinburgh West for more than 20 years, during which time I witnessed the way that an...

Written Answers — Home Office: CCTV (29 Apr 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to roll-out CCTV in areas which have high violent crime rates, including of knife crime.

Written Answers — Home Office: CCTV: Scotland (29 Apr 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State for the Scotland Office on 9 May 1996 (HC27914) in which the Minister stated that about £4 million was made available to fund CCTV for the subsequent three years to reduce crime and fear of crime in Scotland, what assessment they have made of the impact of this funding in leading to an increase in...


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