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All 11 results for brexit speaker:the Earl of Listowel

Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (8 Nov 2016)

the Earl of Listowel: ...them. I implore the Minister to take this clause back to the sector, to consult and collaborate with it, and to produce something that we can all get behind. Recently we have been concerned about Brexit and whether the Government—the Executive—would consult the legislature—Parliament—about its implementation. I ask Members of your Lordships’ House and the other place how they...

Technical and Further Education Bill - Second Reading (1 Feb 2017)

the Earl of Listowel: ...Yesterday’s Third Reading of the HS2 Bill—HS2, the largest infrastructure project that this nation has undertaken—reminds us why this Bill is so important to the nation. A positive aspect of Brexit—I must say that I deplore our turning away from our continental neighbours and our increased dependence on the United States—is that British businesses may be compelled to pay more...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) (20 Feb 2017)

the Earl of Listowel: ...national interest will take advantage of that. That may be a heavy responsibility on the Government, given that they may in office for several years to come and they have the challenges not only of Brexit but of an uncertain economic future. They have done a good job of recognising the concern of many people across the nation that they have been disregarded. I hope they will persevere with...

Free School Lunches and Milk, and School and Early Years Finance (Amendments Relating to Universal Credit) (England) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret (20 Mar 2018)

the Earl of Listowel: ...children in poverty live in working families that are working hard to make ends meet and to do the best for their children. It was encouraging to hear the Prime Minister talk so strongly after the Brexit vote about reaching out to those just-managing families in need. So I hope that the Minister will take this golden opportunity offered to us by the noble Lord, Lord Bassam, to give moral...

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) (5 Dec 2018)

the Earl of Listowel: ...removed the cap on borrowing for local authorities so that they can borrow to build more social housing. I respect the way that she has pursued that agenda, even when she has had to carry forward Brexit. Whatever happens, I hope we can continue in that direction. As the most reverend Primate said, it should not be the poor who carry the burden of this impoverishment that is Brexit, but...

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill - Second Reading (5 Sep 2019)

the Earl of Listowel: My Lords, perhaps I may briefly raise some concerns about the impact of a no-deal Brexit on children in low-income families. I welcome this Bill. As the noble Lord, Lord Rooker, said in opening the debate, there is particular concern about families on low incomes, and the adverse economic impact on them that would follow a no-deal Brexit. In the course of austerity, we have seen families on...

Extension of Article 50 - Private Notice Question (25 Sep 2019)

the Earl of Listowel: ...foods? Have the Government carefully considered the possible adverse impact on those families and do they have clear plans to ensure that these families are not adversely impacted by a no-deal Brexit?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Food: Disadvantaged (7 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Listowel: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to mitigate the impact of any rise in the cost of food staples as a result a no-deal Brexit on low income families.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Food: Disadvantaged (7 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Listowel: To ask Her Majesty's Government what funds they have set aside for community projects supporting low income families with food staples, following a no-deal Brexit.

Brexit: Preparations - Statement (8 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Listowel: ...households on low incomes, particularly low-income families, if food prices rise? Will they raise benefits to support low-income families should food prices rise significantly after a no-deal Brexit?

Brexit: Preparations - Statement (8 Oct 2019)

the Earl of Listowel: With the leave of the House, can I press the Minister a little further on the impact of a no-deal Brexit on low-income families in particular? I recognise the Government’s great achievement in achieving such a high rate of employment, but as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children, I have been examining for several years the impact of the cuts in local authority funding...


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