Results 121–140 of 187 for speaker:the Bishop of Derby

Written Answers — House of Lords: Freedom of Religion (22 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the European Union guidelines on promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief, agreed by the Council of Ministers on 24 June.

Civil Society — Motion to Take Note (18 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness for securing this debate. I shall pursue the definition that the noble Lord, Lord Hastings, began to open up in his speech with the notion of the three legs of the stool and what civil society means. I start from the presupposition that we live in an age of liberalism in the technical sense; that is, we are very concerned for the individual to be...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Elderly People: Depression (16 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are in place to ensure that the elderly are assessed routinely for depression during medical consultations.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Human Trafficking (16 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what public funds are available to vulnerable people such as trafficked women to rehabilitate themselves into civil society.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Businesses: Graduate Entrepreneurs (15 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what resources are available for graduate entrepreneurs for start-up businesses.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Taxation: Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories (15 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what work is being done to ensure that the United Kingdom overseas territories and Crown dependencies are committed to adopting any new standards of tax transparency agreed at the G8.

Tourism: Music — Question for Short Debate (11 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Storey, on securing this debate. The noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, mentioned the iconic Rolling Stones concert in Hyde Park in 1969. Perhaps I should put on record the fact that I was there. As we have just heard, music is not only important but a much underrated offer that we make to the rest of the world through tourism. When people come...

Health and Social Care in England — Motion to Take Note (11 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Patel, on securing the debate. As we have heard from all speakers so far, there is a strong narrative about how precious the NHS is, how high public expectation remains and the problem of rising costs—it’s own health check has just been referred to. I want to talk a little about care systems and the models that we might need to develop....

Written Answers — House of Lords: Child Poverty (10 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many children are defined under the Child Poverty Act 2010 as living in poverty in (1) Derby, and (2) the East Midlands.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Overseas Conflict: Sexual Violence ( 9 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what resources they have allocated to raising the awareness of violence against women and girls in conflict areas.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Migrants: Romanians and Bulgarians ( 8 Jul 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what resources have been allocated to provide support for local voluntary organisations to meet any additional costs arising from the entry of migrants from Bulgaria and Romania.

International Development: Budget — Question for Short Debate (11 Jun 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, would like to add my thanks to the noble Lord, Lord Empey, for introducing this debate, and I hope that noble Lords will see that not only do the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Chester and I sit on the same Bench, we have a similar view on this issue. I thank my friend and colleague the noble Lord, Lord Judd, for his wisdom. I hope that I can simply embroider his words...

Global Migration and Mobility (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note ( 6 Jun 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, welcome the opportunity to debate this report and I thank the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, and his colleagues for their work and insights. I want to shift the focus away from education a little and draw on my local knowledge in Derby and Derbyshire to look at what paragraph 71 of the report refers to as the “valuable role” played by “voluntary and private sector” in what...

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — Question for Short Debate ( 4 Jun 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I too want to thank the noble Lord, Lord Fowler, for his persistence and commitment to this very important work and for his prophetic leadership. I want to focus on TB, which, as we know, is preventable and manageable but needs the right resources. I commend the enormously impressive work of the global fund and, as mentioned by the noble Lord, Lord Fowler, the importance of national...

Violent Extremism — Question ( 3 Jun 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, from these Benches we extend our sympathy and prayers to Drummer Rigby’s family and pray for his soul. Until recently, I was co-chair of the Inter Faith Network for the UK. My fellow co-chair was a very distinguished Muslim scholar and leader. I ask the Minister two things. First, as we have heard, violent religious extremism is not simply an issue for Muslims. In the Inter Faith...

Crime: Women's Safety — Question for Short Debate (12 Feb 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords I, too, thank the noble Lord, Lord Desai, for introducing this very important topic in your Lordships' House. I speak as somebody who supports an organisation in Derby, where I am the bishop, called Safe and Sound Derby. It works particularly with women who are the victims of sexual exploitation, violence and abuse. In this debate, I feel that I really need to speak as a Bishop. It...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Africa ( 1 Feb 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assistance they are providing to farmers and governments in sub-Saharan Africa to improve produce-handling in the harvest and immediate post-harvest stages of food production.

Health: Neglected Tropical Diseases — Question for Short Debate (30 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Hayman, for securing this debate on a very important topic and, as we have heard, a very neglected one. There are great signs of engagement and creativity, as noble Lords have said, but the statistics and effects are absolutely horrifying. I want to develop the point that has just been made about an integrated and sustainable approach. For...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food: Food Banks (29 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many food banks have been established nationally since 2005.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food: Sell-by Dates (29 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to discourage retailers from practices that lead to the rejection of edible food on the basis of sell-by date.


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