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Education Funding - Statement (3 Sep 2019)

Lord Lexden: ...and all his colleagues on it. It surely represents a central element in the ambitious Tory programme of reform that is emerging under this Government, a programme that must not be overshadowed by Brexit. Can my noble friend give the House a little further information on two of the initiatives announced in the Statement? First, how many ambassador schools are there to be? Where are they to...

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (22 Mar 2018)

Lord Lexden: ...from the one that the Republic left in 1949. Anglo-Irish relations have been completely transformed too, though they are going through some temporary difficulty at the moment because of Brexit. Now is perhaps not the time for any major public initiative, but I hope that Ministers and officials will look for opportunities behind the scenes to make the point that this great Commonwealth...

Plans to Improve the Natural Environment and Animal Welfare - Motion to Take Note (7 Dec 2017)

Lord Lexden: ...welfare that have featured so far in his debate, which he introduced so effectively. There are so many types and breeds of animals for whose improved welfare we should strive as we prepare for Brexit and the prospect of stronger powers here at Westminster to use on their behalf, for they are vital to our welfare. Our domestic pets deserve the highest place on the agenda for improvement and...

Youth Orchestras - Question (7 Dec 2017)

Lord Lexden: ...can the Government offer the National Youth String Orchestra, of which I am patron, whose concern over things like insurance cover and the movement of musical instruments across borders after Brexit have led it to consider abandoning its customary European tours?

Devolved Administrations: Memorandum of Understanding - Question for Short Debate (20 Nov 2017)

Lord Lexden: ...to make everyone clearly aware of its vital constitutional role. Most urgently of all, the JMC needs to ensure that Northern Ireland’s voice is always heard clearly, particularly in relation to Brexit, whether or not its devolved institutions are in active life. The Government responded to the Constitution Committee’s report on intergovernmental relations after an interval of just...

Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (27 Oct 2017)

Lord Lexden: ..., following a detailed two-year inquiry. Six months on, the Government have yet to respond, which comes as no surprise, since prompt government responses are as rare as amicable agreements over Brexit issues. The Commons report states that if nothing has been achieved for the IRA’s victims by the end of this year—and we will soon be there—the Government should set up a fund of their...

Brexit: UK-Irish Relations - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (5 Sep 2017)

Lord Lexden: ...wise and sobering remarks of the noble Baroness, Lady O’Loan. The fine report, which is the subject of this debate, stresses the crucial point that nowhere else in the EU are the implications of Brexit so profound as in Ireland, north and south. Nevertheless, the report continues, these profound implications, “are often overlooked on the British side of the Irish Sea”. Indeed, they...

Immigration: Overseas Students - Motion to Take Note (17 Nov 2016)

Lord Lexden: ...recruiting overseas. Its schools and colleges are world leaders, earning significant foreign exchange and promoting British cultural and democratic values worldwide. But with the reverberations of Brexit stirring concern about our country’s future across the globe, Britain’s independent schools and colleges are increasingly conscious of the difficulties that they face because of our...

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