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All 4 results for cuckoo speaker:Lord West of Spithead

Identity Cards Act 2006 (Information and Code of Practice on Penalties) Order 2009 — Motion to Approve (13 Jul 2009)

Lord West of Spithead: ...doing this. If anyone's plans are made on the basis that the amount of money this is in theory costing will suddenly be available for spending to bail out some other issue, they are living in cloud-cuckoo-land. The noble Baroness, Lady Hanham, mentioned take-up. I say again that these cards are voluntary in France, where there is a huge take-up because of the value and ease of using them....

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (10 Mar 2008)

Lord West of Spithead: ...with the family causing the difficulty constitute a real problem. We have not historically been able to do that with private housing. Sometimes, private housing has been used for things like cuckooing, as has been mentioned. The issue of the housing being kept open is a valid point. I have to say that I have not asked that question, but that may come up in debate later and I will be able...

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (10 Mar 2008)

Lord West of Spithead: ...will have been gone through on this, perhaps I may give a flavour of what we are talking about; for example, noise, rowdy behaviour, frequent drunken parties, high numbers of people— often these cuckooing people—entering and leaving the premises at all times of the day or night, anti-social residents who intimidate and threaten neighbours, the running of businesses from properties with...

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (10 Mar 2008)

Lord West of Spithead: ...Lord, Lord Thomas of Gresford, mentioned the impact of crack house closures. I disagree with him; those closures have proved very popular. Since their introduction, 722 premises have been closed. Cuckooing has been reported and we believe that premises closure orders will offer a mechanism to help vulnerable people who have become victims of it. The order will mean that the safe haven can...


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