Results 41–60 of 116 for speaker:Lord Rana

Written Answers — House of Lords: Iran (14 Dec 2010)

Lord Rana: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Government of Iran to involve them in conflict resolution in Afghanistan.

Northern Ireland: Public Expenditure — Question (22 Jun 2010)

Lord Rana: To ask Her Majesty's Government to what extent their public expenditure reductions will affect the Northern Ireland economy and the peace process there.

Northern Ireland: Public Expenditure — Question (22 Jun 2010)

Lord Rana: Does the Minister accept that, given the impending pressures on the public sector, it is essential to promote a much stronger private sector in Northern Ireland, with a solid core of high value-added jobs? I therefore ask the Government to implement urgently the pledge given by the Prime Minister before the general election to produce a government paper examining how the corporation tax rate...

Queen's Speech — Debate (4th Day) ( 2 Jun 2010)

Lord Rana: My Lords, I, too, add my best wishes and congratulations to the ministerial team. They have a challenging job ahead. Let us consider some causes of the economic crisis that we are all suffering. Over past decades there was a basic shift in the idea of wealth creation, which we now know was misguided. Individuals, financial institutions and Governments accepted a false idea that simply by...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Dalai Lama (20 Apr 2009)

Lord Rana: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken in response to the Government of South Africa not granting a visa to the Dalai Lama to attend the peace conference in South Africa.

Queen's Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (Continued) ( 4 Dec 2008)

Lord Rana: My Lords, the economy is one of the most fraught issues facing this country, this Government and Administrations worldwide. At a time when economic pressures urge us to consider our own financial hardships, there is a risk that that we will forget and forsake the need of those in the developing world. That need is not only for international aid, charity or benevolence. It is a need to address...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Women in Prison (19 Nov 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take to reduce the number of women in prison for minor offences, as highlighted by the United Nations Committee on the elimination of discrimination against women in its concluding observations in respect of the United Kingdom on 18 July.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UN: Human Rights Committee ( 5 Nov 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they intend to take to ensure gender diversity on the United Nations Human Rights Committee in light of the all-male list of candidates elected by state parties on 4 September 2008 in New York.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Employment: Exploitation ( 4 Nov 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: What measures they will introduce to alter institutional and corporate labour practices in the United Kingdom to prevent exploitation of poor communities in developing countries.

Written Answers — House of Lords: International Labour Organisation: Decent Work ( 3 Nov 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to encourage the implementation of international initiatives supporting the International Labour Organisation's social justice and decent work principles.

Written Answers — House of Lords: House of Lords: Multifaith Prayers (27 Oct 2008)

Lord Rana: asked the Chairman of Committees: Whether there is scope for including multifaith prayers at the beginning of sittings of the House of Lords.

Written Answers — House of Lords: International Labour Organisation: Decent Work (27 Oct 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take to implement the provisions of the International Labour Organisation's Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, adopted at the 97th International Labour Conference in June 2008.

Written Answers — House of Lords: International Labour Organisation: Decent Work (27 Oct 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress the United Kingdom has made to implement the International Labour Organisation's decent work agenda.

Written Answers — House of Lords: International Labour Organisation: Decent Work (27 Oct 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are working with the International Labour Organisation to influence and design the decent work country programme for other International Labour Organisation members; and, if so, what steps they have taken.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food: Supermarkets (14 Jul 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Food Standards Agency has addressed the issue of supermarkets discarding food because of faulty or damaged packaging.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food: Supermarkets ( 8 Jul 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: How much food is discarded daily by supermarkets because of faulty or damaged packaging; and What is the cost of edible food discarded each day by supermarkets in the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sudan: Reconstruction ( 7 Jul 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Malloch-Brown on 18 June (WA 172) about the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325, how many women have been nominated or selected for senior posts in post-conflict reconstruction by the United Kingdom in Southern Sudan since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in January 2005.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sudan: Security Council Resolutions (18 Jun 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to ensure the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 (S/RES/1325) (31 October 2000) in southern Sudan.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sudan: Humanitarian Aid (13 Jun 2008)

Lord Rana: asked Her Majesty's Government: How they are distributing humanitarian aid to non-governmental organisations in southern Sudan.

Multi-cultural Britain ( 7 Jun 2007)

Lord Rana: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Lord, Lord Hastings, for introducing today's debate, which is an opportunity for Members of this House to commemorate the bicentenary of the passing of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act 1807. I am pleased that so many distinguished noble Lords are taking part. Earlier this week, I participated in a tribute to William Wilberforce in his birthplace, the city...


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