Results 101–120 of 1860 for speaker:Lord Selkirk of Douglas

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare: Sentencing (11 Apr 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Sentencing for animal cruelty in England and Wales, published in 2017, what plans they have to introduce legislation to increase the maximum sentence for the most serious cases of animal cruelty from six months to five years imprisonment.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Animal Welfare: Convictions (10 Apr 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were found guilty of animal cruelty in England and Wales in (1) 2017, and (2) 2018.

Written Answers — Home Office: CCTV (27 Mar 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of using CCTV in detecting, preventing and deterring the incidence of violent crime with weapons in built-up areas.

REACH etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (26 Mar 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, I will be extremely brief. This has been a remarkably good debate, and I strongly congratulate the sub-committee Chairman, the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, the noble Lords, Professor Lord Krebs and Professor Lord Trees, and the noble Viscount, Professor Lord Hanworth, each of whom made extremely relevant and important points. While we were considering this, I was struck by how many...

Genocide Prevention - Question (27 Feb 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the United States’ Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, signed into law by the President of the United States on 14 January 2019; and what steps they are taking to help ensure the timely prevention of the genocide of religious minorities.

Genocide Prevention - Question (27 Feb 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: I thank the Minister for her reply. She will recall that it is 70 years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. Should the Government not consider the introduction of new legislation which would ensure that their response to genocide is as immediate and effective as possible, and which would also protect...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Poultry Meat: Overseas Trade (12 Feb 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to (1) support the UK poultry meat industry in key trade developments, and (2) ensure that future poultry meat imports meet Britain's welfare and production standards.

Female Offender Strategy - Question (31 Jan 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: Does my noble friend accept that in recent years there have been a considerable number of pregnant women in prisons? Can he assure us that in every case the person concerned will be treated with sensitivity?

EU Withdrawal Agreement - Statement ( 7 Jan 2019)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: Does my noble friend accept that our countrymen and countrywomen are yearning for clarity, certainty and an end to the process? Then we could move on to the next stage of the future relationship or relationships with the EU and other countries.

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) ( 5 Dec 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord on an excellent speech that will provide a lot of food for thought for many of our colleagues and beyond. Speaking in this Chamber after the Brexit referendum vote, I urged the Government not to let down the people who earn their livelihoods in our fishing industry and not to allow their interests to be bargained away in future negotiations with the...

Inquiries Act 2005: Child Sexual Abuse - Question (22 Nov 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: Does the Minister accept that in sensitive cases of this nature, the interests of the child should always be paramount?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Meat (31 Oct 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which dog meat (1) has been sold, and (2) is being sold, in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Meat (31 Oct 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for banning the sale and consumption of dog meat in the UK.

Ivory Bill - Second Reading (17 Jul 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord on an excellent speech and it is a pleasure to follow him. When we declare an interest with regard to a particular matter being debated in the House, it is usually a financial or economic one. On this occasion, as we discuss a ban on the buying and selling of ivory with a few limited exceptions, I would like to mention an interest in one relative in...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Air Traffic Control (19 Jun 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to take steps to ensure no future allocation of lower airspace takes place until a policy on the allocation of lower airspace has been agreed and implemented by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Private Burial Grounds - Question (18 Jun 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: Does the Minister accept that in the past I have had a particular interest in this because one of my ancestors was buried in an Egyptian sarcophagus? When efforts were made by respected members of the public to recover the sarcophagus, it could not be found. Perhaps I may say that where private sector measures impact on the public sector, it can often give rise to offence if it means...

Brexit: Energy Security (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note ( 6 Jun 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: My Lords, I am glad to follow the noble Lord who just spoke, but I have a different interpretation of the evidence the Minister gave the committee. I quote paragraph 64: “The Minister informed us that ‘our top priority is to be as near as possible to the current arrangements … Where there is such mutuality of interest I do not believe it is beyond the wit of those involved to work this...

Turkey: Kurds and Yazidis in Syria - Question (23 May 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: Can the Minister say what the nature is of the relationship between the British Government and the Turkish Government, bearing in mind that Turkey is a key strategic player in the region?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Curfews ( 3 Apr 2018)

Lord Selkirk of Douglas: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the curfew imposed in rural communities in Taraba State, Nigeria.


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