Results 141–160 of 187 for speaker:the Bishop of Derby

Written Answers — House of Lords: Community First (28 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many applications have been made to the Community First matching fund in the United Kingdom. To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the total cost to date of the Community First matching fund.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Overseas Aid (28 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of their international aid budget funds voluntary schemes independent of non-governmental organisations in the Department for International Development's target developing countries.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Volunteers (23 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what initiatives are being developed to encourage volunteering by people in full-time employment.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Volunteers (23 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will make an assessment of the financial impact on the budgets of the National Health Service and the Department for Work and Pensions of remunerating volunteers at the living wage.

Education: School Leavers — Question (16 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, in terms of the roundedness of arts, sport and faith studies, the key issue is: how can the experiences and studies of pupils be recorded and monitored so that they can carry with them a proper record of their achievements and learning in those areas?

Leader of the House ( 8 Jan 2013)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I speak briefly to associate those of us on these Benches with the generous, worthy and well earned words for the noble Lord, Lord Strathclyde. On these Benches, we are transient. We come and go because, as noble Lords know, we observe a retirement age. By contrast, the noble Lord, Lord Strathclyde, is just like a part of the furniture. He is an institution and has been here...

Developing Countries: Impact of Multinational Companies' Financial Practices and UK Tax Policies — Question for Short Debate (11 Dec 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of multinational companies' financial practices and the United Kingdom's tax policies on developing countries.

Developing Countries: Impact of Multinational Companies' Financial Practices and UK Tax Policies — Question for Short Debate (11 Dec 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I am very glad to have secured this debate on what has come to be known as tax justice. The point is to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they are making of the impact of the policies of multinational companies in terms of taxation, the effect that that has on developing countries, and the impact of our own tax policies on developing countries. They are the issues that I...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Global Food Security (19 Nov 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of climate change on global food security.

Written Answers — House of Lords: G8 (14 Nov 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their priorities for the United Kingdom presidency of the G8 in 2013.

Child Development — Debate (11 Oct 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I add my thanks to my colleague the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Chester for introducing this debate and laying out the ground so carefully and comprehensively. We have had some thoughts about early intervention, the importance of pregnancy and an important emphasis on parenting. I want to look at another area: children who at the moment simply fall through the provision and...

Abortion — Question (11 Oct 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, does the Minister agree with the comment on this issue made by my colleague the most reverend Primate the Archbishop of Canterbury that every abortion is a tragedy? I think that that is the context in which this matter features in people's lives and why counselling is important. Further, will the Minister consider whether there should be a proper debate in this House about the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food: Prices ( 9 Oct 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent rises in food commodity prices.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Yemen: Food Security (24 Sep 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the government of Yemen's 2010 National Food Security Strategy as a framework for the government of Yemen, the humanitarian community and international donors to tackle food insecurity in Yemen.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Millennium Development Goals (20 Jun 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what work has been undertaken by the Department for International Development in planning for a successor framework to the millennium development goals.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Millennium Development Goals (20 Jun 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their plans for ensuring that the views of those living in poverty and inequality are included in any successor framework to the millennium development goals.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Millennium Development Goals (20 Jun 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that sufficient priority is given to gender equality within any successor framework to the millennium development goals.

Food Security Policy — Motion to Take Note (24 May 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I offer some thoughts about food security from the perspective of international development. We have had some amazing, impressive and helpful perspectives about scientific and technological approaches, and I want to offer some thoughts from the perspective of people who suffer from the need of food and that element of the food security issue. Noble Lords will know that the Christian...

Minority Ethnic and Religious Communities: Cultural and Economic Contribution — Motion to Take Note (24 May 2012)

the Bishop of Derby: My Lords, I offer just a few quick thoughts in my role as one of the two co-chairs of the Inter Faith Network. I am most grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Bilimoria, for his gracious affirmation of the work of the network, which serves the great faith communities and those interested in relations between them by doing two things. It invites people to work together and appreciate one another...


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