Results 21–40 of 187 for speaker:the Bishop of Derby

Burma - Question ( 6 Jun 2016)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, is it true that DfID has decided prematurely to end funding for civil rights groups and civil society organisations that are working cross-border? Given the delicacy of the situation and the efforts to turn it around that have been referred to, should that decision, if it has been made, be reviewed so that we can play our part in helping those civil society organisations to make a...

Technology and People: Deloitte Report - Question for Short Debate (13 Apr 2016)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Lord, Lord Borwick, for securing this debate; it is an important one. Regarding the contribution of the noble Lord, Lord Rees, I am not sure whether I am an AI evangelist—perhaps he can give me some advice afterwards on the criteria to fit into that role. I applaud the noble Lord, Lord Holmes, for his emphasis on being positive and confident. It seems to me...

Adult Education and Lifelong Learning — Motion to Take Note (28 Jan 2016)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Sharp, for introducing the debate and from these Benches I want to pay tribute to the noble Baroness, Lady Williams. From our perspective she has continually shown a very special and thoughtful faith—faith in people, faith in politics and faith in goodness. That is the kind of model that we all need to aspire to, and the noble Baroness has...

Local Democracy in the United Kingdom — Motion to Take Note (28 Jan 2016)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, it is a great privilege on behalf of the House to welcome the noble Baroness, Lady Scott, and to thank her for an expert and excellent speech—a great harbinger of what she will bring to the House. I feel connected with all the maiden speeches today. I was once Bishop of Spalding and worked with great joy in the area of South Holland, where the noble Lord, Lord Porter, was leader...

Prisons: Education — Question for Short Debate (19 Jan 2016)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Lord, Lord Hanningfield, for his introduction to the debate, especially for linking education with vocation for people in prison. As the noble Lord, Lord Addington, said, it is a very complex territory with very deep needs. A lot of research shows that the prison population represents people with multiple needs. Therefore, the task of education and vocation...

Trade Unions — Motion to Take Note (19 Nov 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes, for this timely and important debate, and for his introduction to it. I want to say a little about the context in which we are having the debate and then make one or two points about the future of the trade union movement. As the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes, hinted, the trade union movement as we know it came out of chapels and churches and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (27 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many incidents of benefit fraud relating to human trafficking and organised crime have resulted in a successful prosecution between 2010 and the most recent date for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (26 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many reports of benefit fraud have been submitted to the Department for Work and Pensions between 2010 and the most recent date for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (26 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many incidents of benefit fraud have been recorded in the East Midlands region between 2010 and the most recent date for which figures are available.

Advertising of Prostitution (Prohibition) Bill [HL]: Second Reading (23 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: I too congratulate the noble Lord, Lord McColl, and thank him for introducing the Bill and for his important work in this important area. I will make a couple of points about the context and about the issue that we are debating. First, there is the scale of it. I was at a lecture on Saturday where somebody explained that demand for the purchase of sex increased enormously in the 1990s with...

Written Answers — Home Office: Gangmasters: Licensing (21 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to require gangmasters to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check as part of their licence application process.

Written Answers — Home Office: Gangmasters: Licensing (21 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to introduce a requirement for the Gangmasters Licensing Authority to ensure that gangmasters have a Disclosure and Barring Service check as part of the licence application process.

Apprenticeships — Motion to Take Note (15 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Prosser, for introducing this debate so clearly and raising so many important issues. I also commend the Government’s aspiration for 3 million apprenticeships and for greater flexibility and a range of standards. I also endorse the point made by the noble Baroness about the reality of a skill shortage and the urgency of us tackling this...

Trafficking: Children — Question (15 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, what is being done to ensure that the responses of police forces to their new responsibilities is uniform across the country, because it may be very patchy with budget pressures? Will the Government take a lead to ensure a uniform response of police forces to these responsibilities across the country?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (15 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what policy is in place to enable Jobcentre Plus officers to identify benefit fraud.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (15 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how Jobcentre Plus officers report suspected benefit fraud.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (15 Oct 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is a statutory obligation for Jobcentre Plus officers to report suspected benefit fraud.

Middle East and North Africa — Motion to Take Note (16 Sep 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I shall make a couple of comments and invite the House to think a little about the humanitarian basis of this debate. As the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, has just said, and the Minister said in her introduction, the scale is unprecedented in our times. The challenge, therefore, to be nimble is very great. I applaud the Government for the amount of investment that has been made in...

North of England: Transport — Motion to Take Note (17 Jun 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the Minister for his clear, optimistic and encouraging introduction, and associate myself with the noble Lord, Lord Prescott, and his desire for this to proceed quickly and effectively. I declare an interest in that I come from Derby in the east Midlands, so I feel a bit like an interloper in this debate about the north—although part of our diocese is the Peak...

Developing World: Women — Motion to Take Note (11 Jun 2015)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, want to thank Lord Loomba for securing this debate and giving us this chance to discuss with the Minister and the Government our priorities and contribution to these issues across the world. We all know that there is a strong link between the well-being of women and girls and peace, security and development. It is in our UK national plan and is a very big part of my own...


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