Results 181–200 of 701 for speaker:Lord Black of Brentwood

Private Landlords: Tenants with Pets - Question (15 Jun 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, during the difficult and often lonely days of lockdown, pets have been a vital source of companionship, well-being and love for many people across the UK, especially the vulnerable. However, is my noble friend aware that, according to Cats Protection, 1 million households that would like to have a cat cannot do so because they live in a rental property? I welcome the changes made to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Cats: Tagging (26 May 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many responses were received to their consultation on the microchipping of cats.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: AIDS: Death (25 May 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have died from AIDS-related illnesses in the UK in each of the last ten years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Research (24 May 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what has been the total amount of funding disbursed via (1) the Newton Fund, (2) the Ross Fund, and (3) Product Development Partnerships, in each of the last three years; and what such funding has been allocated for the next three years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Unidentified Flying Objects (20 May 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have had any role in the government of the United States' Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force; if they had no such role, what contact and information exchange they have had with that Task Force; and whether that government has contacted the UK Government about a report being prepared by the US Director of National Intelligence on this issue.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (18 May 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, I am deeply saddened that I am not following on from my noble friend Lady Fleet, whose maiden speech we were much looking forward to. That she has been unable to speak is clearly the result of an administrative glitch and, for my part, I think the treatment of a new colleague in this way is unforgivable. I wish to say a word or two about the impact of the measures outlined in the...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (18 May 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, the UK’s media is in jeopardy. Time is not on our side. Let us make sure that the legislation we pass this Session helps and does not hinder.

Music Festivals: Covid-19-related Cancellations - Question (27 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, I declare my interest as chairman of the Royal College of Music. My noble friend will be aware that many students rely on performances outside term time for income, which is vital to support their studies, and have therefore been particularly hard hit in this last year. Will she take the plight of students and recent graduates specifically into account when further considering this...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (23 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that homeless people without access to GP services receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Domestic Animals - Question (15 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the welfare of domestic animals in the United Kingdom.

Domestic Animals - Question (15 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: I congratulate my noble friend on everything that he is doing to protect domestic animals. Is he aware that one result of lockdown has been a surge in demand for companion animals and a resultant hike in prices, with Cats Protection reporting a 40% price rise for kittens last year? Sadly, some demand is met by unscrupulous online sellers, often peddling sick and underage kittens. It may also...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: LGBT People: Gay Conversion Therapy (12 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had, if any, with the Global Interfaith Commission on LGBT+ Lives following that organisation's declaration against conversion therapy of December 2020.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Human Rights ( 9 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the United Nations Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity Report on Conversion Therapy, published in February 2020, what assessment they have made of its findings; and what plans they have this year to take forward the recommendation to ban conversion therapy.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Human Rights ( 9 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association Curbing deception: a world survey of legal restriction of so-called "conversion therapies", published in 2020, what assessment they have made of its findings, especially its strategies to restrict conversion therapy practices.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Human Rights ( 9 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to include bans on attempts to change someone's gender identity with any ban on conversion therapy practices.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Human Rights ( 9 Apr 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their research on conversion therapy practices in the UK has included consultation with (1) religious organisations opposed to a ban, and (2) survivor groups and victims.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Musicians: EU Countries (29 Mar 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government which EU Member States they have spoken to since 1 January about touring arrangements for musicians; and whether any of the solutions relating (1) to visas, and (2) to work permits advocated by music organisations sitting on the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's Cultural Renewal Taskforce Working Groups were discussed at those meetings.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: HIV Infection (25 Mar 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the National AIDS Trust HIV and the police, published on 11 March; and what steps they intend to take forward on the recommendations about tackling HIV stigma.


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