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Orders of the Day — Mr. Andrew Docherty ( 6 Nov 1991)

Mr David Hinchliffe: I am grateful for the opportunity to raise the case of the late Mr. Andrew Docherty. I have two purposes in raising his case. The first is to draw attention to what I and others believe to be clear injustices in the way in which he was treated before his death and the second is to expose the fact that the injustices faced by Mr. Docherty affect many others in similar circumstances, and are a...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Education (26 May 2023)

Leo Docherty: Addressing barriers to education is an FCDO priority. When learning outcomes are poor, lower value is placed on education and girls are more likely to drop out of school. This can lead to child marriage or child labour. We have invested in research programmes to understand how best to tackle learning poverty, including links to nutrition. The UK is also a leading donor to Education Cannot...

Scottish Parliament: Time for Reflection (16 Jan 2002)

Lord David Steel: To lead our time for reflection this afternoon, I welcome Mr Chris Docherty, who is the convener of the Action of Churches Together in Scotland youth forum in Glasgow.

Scottish Parliament: Time for Reflection ( 1 May 2002)

Lord David Steel: We give a warm welcome to the Very Rev Monsignor Henry Docherty, the general secretary of the Roman Catholic Bishops Conference of Scotland, who will lead our time for reflection this afternoon.

Bill Presented — European Union Bill: Policy for Growth (11 Nov 2010)

Thomas Docherty: On the relocation of factories, does the hon. Gentleman accept that the localism plans of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government will slow down planning applications and lead to more nimbyism? Will that not actually harm growth?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements ( 2 Nov 2011)

Thomas Docherty: This week, yet another military academic has called for the reopening of the defence review, and a leading military think-tank has said: “Britain is now cutting military equipment that might prove vital in future.” Will the Prime Minister finally listen to the voices of the defence community and reopen his deeply flawed defence review?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: EU Sanctions (Iran) (24 Jan 2012)

Thomas Docherty: I am sure Members on both sides of the House understand the need for a longer lead-in time so that our European neighbours can seek alternative sources of energy, but if they were able to do so quicker than anticipated would the sanctions be brought forward?

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Houses of Parliament (17 Jan 2013)

Thomas Docherty: ...decision, does the hon. Gentleman agree that it is vital that all stakeholders—the public, the press, those who work here and, of course, Members of both Houses—are fully engaged in the process leading up to that decision?

Public Bill Committee: Water Bill: Examination of Witnesses ( 3 Dec 2013)

Thomas Docherty: There was an exchange earlier about de-averaging. As you understand it, is there a risk with the proposed upstream reforms that this could lead to de-averaging of charges for some customers?

Public Bill Committee: Water Bill: Examination of Witnesses ( 3 Dec 2013)

Thomas Docherty: ...of share the concerns of Mrs Morris. You appear to be saying on one hand, Mr Kerr, that there is no such thing as an uninsurable property, and then you promptly set out the series of steps that lead to someone being uninsured. So, which is it?

BHS (20 Oct 2016)

Martin Docherty: The hon. Lady mentions due diligence. When I attended the Committee sessions, it seemed as though the blind were leading the blind. This was bigger than just Green; the trustees’ lack of governance was extraordinary.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Facial Recognition Technology (10 Jun 2019)

Martin Docherty: What was not known during the Huawei furore was that it was a leading pioneer of facial recognition technology distinguishing between Han and Uighur citizens within the Chinese republic. Are the Government seeking to use this technology as a solution on the British border on the isle of Ireland?

Armed Forces Bill: Clause 1 - Duration of Armed Forces Act 2006 (23 Jun 2021)

Leo Docherty: It does not need to include Government Departments, because that provision is already made. There are Ministers in every Department holding the lead for veterans’ issues, and the Secretary of State is accountable in his annual report. Therefore, the provision for making central Government accountable is already in place.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence Guard Service: Conditions of Employment (13 Sep 2021)

Leo Docherty: It is estimated that the introduction of Operational MGS Employment Contracts will lead to savings of some £63 million over 10 years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Carers ( 8 Nov 2021)

Leo Docherty: Of 107 Defence Primary Healthcare Medical Centres (practices), 95 (89%) currently have a carers lead in place.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Afghanistan: Embassies ( 7 Sep 2023)

Leo Docherty: The British Embassy in Kabul suspended operations in August 2021. The UK Mission to Afghanistan based in Doha is leading our diplomatic, security and humanitarian engagement. The UK will consider re-opening the embassy when the political and security situation allow.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: NATO Support for Ukraine (12 Dec 2023)

Leo Docherty: We are leading by example.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Air Force: Training (19 Apr 2024)

Leo Docherty: ...2022-23 and 2023-24 was in line with requirement. There is no impact on the UK’s preparedness for military conflict; the UK continues to train the required number of RAF pilots, on time, to world-leading standards.

Carbon Capture and Storage (Scotland) (17 Jan 2012)

Thomas Docherty: Does my hon. Friend have any views on what Governments can do in terms of the planning system, because it strikes me that one of the great challenges we face, particularly given the long lead-in time on a new-build plant, is ensuring that that type of decision is not held up unnecessarily through the planning process?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Annington Homes ( 7 Mar 2022)

Leo Docherty: ...is one of the Ministry of Defence's top priorities. The Government has already announced the first phase of a bespoke humanitarian route for the people of Ukraine, for which the Home Office is the lead Government Department.


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