Results 61–80 of 8000 for rhys davies

Tobacco Control Plan: Valproate and Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome (19 Oct 2017)

Jim Shannon: ...the same age. There have unfortunately been many scandals over the years, and my constituents made me aware of the thalidomide scandal, to which I can relate. The hon. Member for Eastleigh (Mims Davies), like me, spoke in yesterday’s Westminster Hall debate on mesh implants: I have been contacted by many affected women, and they did not know what the risks were, either. They have lived...

Gwynfor Evans and Welsh Politics ( 5 Jul 2016)

Jonathan Edwards: ...be responding to the debate. I am informed that the piece of literature that sealed the proverbial deal was the masterpiece “The Economics of Welsh Self-Government”, by my political hero D. J. Davies. D. J. had written his booklet in 1931, and by 1934 Gwynfor was a fully paid up member of Plaid Cymru. As Gwynfor’s biographer, the BBC journalist Rhys Evans, said, that changed Welsh...

Devolution and Growth Across Britain ( 3 Jun 2015)

Byron Davies: ...’ representative, as I was raised in Port Eynon on the southern side of the Gower peninsula and educated in the constituency. What is more, we have three brand new Members from Wales, all called Davies—but I am assured that we are not related. So you can now travel the length and breadth of Wales and be represented by a Davies. Returning to the history of the constituency, I should...

Point of Order: Health and Safety (Education and Training) (22 Oct 2008)

George Howarth: ...into the new qualifications and credit framework. Finally, it is worth remembering that evidence shows that people new to workplaces are at a greater relative risk of work-related injury. Rhys Davies and Paul Jones of the Warwick Institute for Employment Research estimate: "Those with current employment tenure of less than one month are almost 400 per cent. more likely to have a workplace...

Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Disclosure of Information (12 Mar 2008)

Meg Hillier: Sir Rhys Davies QC is the Independent Monitor of information released from local police records as part of the Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosure procedure. Chief constables are required under Part V of the Police Act 1997 to disclose any information held in local police records that they consider relevant to an Enhanced Disclosure application. The Independent Monitor's main role is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Replica Firearms (15 Oct 2007)

David Davis: After the tragic death of Rhys Jones, the Home Secretary made the extraordinary claim that "statistics aren't a help but gun crime is down". That is an extraordinary claim. This year's Home Office report contains one set of figures that cannot be rigged: gunshot woundings. The figures disclose that gun-related killings and injuries have increased fourfold since 1998. Does the Home Secretary...

Young Offenders (29 Nov 2006)

Lord Davies of Coity: My Lords, I am sure that the thoughts and sympathies of the whole House will go to the fiancée of Tom ap Rhys Pryce as a result of his recent murder. The two who committed the murder were convicted yesterday. Is the Minister aware that a report this morning suggested that people kill in this country not necessarily for the value of the goods they get, but because they want to increase their...

Postal Deliveries (12 May 2004)

Andrew Turner: ...two examples of misdeliveries. One is from an adventure holiday firm in Gwynedd, which claims that losing vital mail in the post could have cost the company up to £150,000 in potential business. Rhys Davies of Outlook Expeditions in Bethesda claims that a mailshot campaign reached only half the addresses it targeted. He said: "Following up leads by phone, we discovered that about half our...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Student Drop-out Rates ( 3 Mar 2004)

Alan Johnson: ...H., Pearson R., Pollard E., Tyers C., Willison R. Universities UK 2001 http://www.emplovment-studies.co.uk/pubs/report.php?id=1427u uk "Dropping Out: A study of early leavers from Higher Education" Rhys Davies and Peter Elias, DfES Research Report 386 http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/ Research shows that non-completion is a complex process that cannot normally be explained by any single...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Student Drop-outs (19 Nov 2003)

Alan Johnson: ...of Warwick in March 2002. It can be downloaded from http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/economics/staff/faculty/naylor /publications/ (iii) 'Dropping Out: A study of early leavers from Higher Education' by Rhys Davies and Peter Elias, DfES Research Report 386 available from http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/ (iv) 'Higher Education: Student Retention' a report made by the Higher Education Funding...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Student Drop-outs (19 Nov 2003)

Alan Johnson: .... These include: Improving student achievement in the English higher education sector HC 486, Parliamentary Session 2001/2002; "Dropping Out: A study of early leavers from Higher Education" (2003) Rhys Davies and Peter Elias, DfES Research Report 386; and Yorke, M (1997) "Undergraduate Non-completion in Higher Education in England" Bristol HEFCE; Arulampalam, W., Naylor, R. A. and Smith,...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Higher Education ( 1 Sep 2003)

Alan Johnson: ...of Warwick in March 2002. It can be downloaded from http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/economics/staff/faculty/naylor /publications/ (iii) "Dropping Out: A study of early leavers from Higher Education" by Rhys Davies and Peter Elias, DfES Research Report 386 available from http://www.dfes.qov.uk/research/ (iv) "Higher Education: Student Retention" a report made by the Higher Education Funding...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Higher Education ( 1 Sep 2003)

Margaret Hodge: ..., W. Naylor, R.A. and Smith, J., presented at the Royal Economic Society Conference at the University of Warwick in March 2002. 'Dropping Out: A study of early leavers from Higher Education' by Rhys Davies and Peter Elias, DfES Research Report 386 'Higher Education: Student Retention' a report made by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to the House of Commons...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Student Drop-Outs (25 Jun 2003)

Alan Johnson: .... These include: Improving student achievement in the English higher education sector HC 486, Parliamentary Session 2001/02; "Dropping Out: A study of early leavers from Higher Education" (2003) Rhys Davies and Peter Elias, DfES Research Report 386; and Smith J. and R. A. Naylor, "Dropping out of University: a statistical analysis of the probability of withdrawal for UK university...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Higher Education (Drop-out Costs) (27 Feb 2003)

Charles Clarke: ...investment in their future. These findings on drop out are backed up by research commissioned by the Department "Dropping Out: A Study of Early Leavers from Higher Education" by Peter Elias and Rhys Davies at the Institute of Employment Research at Warwick University, published January 2003 that shows that the most common cause of non-completion was poor choice of course. Financial...

Sexual Offences Bill [HL] (13 Feb 2003)

Lord Campbell-Savours: ...police when she reported that they had raped her. Mrs Malton then admitted making up the story about being raped by Power and Gallagher, but falsely claimed that she was raped by her cousin. Judge Rhys Davies, jailing her for four months in Manchester Crown Court in 1996, said that her pregnancy could not save her from prison. He told her: "These men had nothing whatsoever to do with you,...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Rape Trials (24 Jul 2002)

Yvette Cooper: ...Judge Annabel Carr QC His Honour Judge Carr His Honour Judge Cartlidge His Honour Judge Charlesworth His Honour Judge Cockroft His Honour Judge Crabtree His Honour Judge Cracknell Her Honour Judge Davies His Honour Judge Dobkin His Honour Judge Faulks QC His Honour Judge Fox QC His Honour Judge Goldsack His Honour Judge Grant His Honour Judge Grenfell His Honour Judge Gullick His Honour...

Members Sworn (29 Apr 1992)

...Lewis, esquire, Worsley.Brian Donohoe, esquire, Cunninghame, South.Edward O'Hara, esquire, Knowsley, South.Michael Charles Stern, esquire, Bristol, North West.Right honourable David John Denzil Davies, Llanelli.Right honourable Ronald Timothy Renton, Mid Sussex.Dennis Edward Skinner, esquire, Bolsover.Jeremy Bernard Corbyn, esquire, Islington North.William David Trimble, esquire, Upper...

Points of Order: Social Security (27 Feb 1991)

Mr John Bowis: ...Friends to go further. It is good to note that the problems associated with child benefit are being solved. I refer to that tentatively as I remember the days when our late colleague, Sir Brandon Rhys Williams, tabled an amendment to Government policy to ensure that we did not forget the aims behind child benefit—to help children judged to be in need, especially those who may not be...

Welsh Affairs ( 1 Mar 1990)

Mr Win Griffiths: ...they are chairman and secretary respectively, as well as being the majority shareholders with 3,249 shares apiece. The company has three other shareholding directors and a further shareholder, Dr. Rhys John, a clinical biochemist in the pathology laboratory of the University of Wales hospital in Cardiff. On making inquiries I discovered that, during the course of 1989, at no time did Dr....


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