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Results 141–160 of 2100 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Fraud: Phone Scammers — Question (4 Dec 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, could the Minister investigate how the Conservative association in the City of Westminster got my name and address? I am not on the electoral register, but in a communication addressed to me by name at my London flat I am being invited to join the Conservative Party. I do not know where they got those two details from, because I am deliberately not on the electoral register. The...

Learning Disabilities: Health and Care Services — Question (3 Dec 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords—

Offenders: Rehabilitation — Question (27 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, will the Minister place on record that he and the Government are satisfied with the health services provided for people in custody? Will he give the figures for prison officers and those working with prisoners in care and education? Have the numbers gone up, or have they gone down at the same time as the number of prisoners has gone up?

Transport: Women’s Safety — Question (25 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, would the Minister care to expand a little on her reply to my noble friend Lord Davies about the deregulation proposals? How can people be assured of safety without reference to anyone? Someone who has a minicab licence in place A can go to place B. It is not a safety or security issue. Will she please get the Government to reconsider their policy on this? I declare an interest in...

Income Tax — Question (19 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, we have heard various Ministers refer to government employees in terms of paying the living wage. It appears to be a sort of “This ministry does, this ministry doesn’t” situation. Why does not the whole of government do that, particularly given that some of the people who work in those government departments live in London, where the cost of living is very high?

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership — Question (18 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, I have listened extremely carefully to the Minister. He said that, provided the Government do not wish our National Health Service to be privatised, it will be protected. Can he give a guarantee that all parts of our current Government do not intend, with or without TTIP, further to privatise our National Health Service, because they have already started doing it?

Local Authorities: Funding — Question (18 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of cuts in funding to local authorities in the most deprived and least deprived areas of England.

Local Authorities: Funding — Question (18 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, I accept the Minister’s statement but would add that the University of Sheffield’s research shows that areas such as my own—Preston, Blackburn with Darwen, Liverpool and Manchester—have suffered disproportionately in terms of the reductions they are being asked to make. For example, Public Health England found that Manchester, Liverpool, Blackburn with Darwen and Preston...

Infrastructure Bill [HL]: Report (3rd Day) (10 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, I said that this was one of the stories that is circulating. I asked the Minister for an assurance that the companies that are drilling and maintaining the wells would not appoint the people who will judge their safety, either while they are being built or when they are being used.

Infrastructure Bill [HL]: Report (3rd Day) (10 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, I thought it was a bomb, living as we do half way between both the aerospace centres, with planes going over all the time. The noble Lord was not in my bedroom.

Infrastructure Bill [HL]: Report (3rd Day) (10 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, I declare an interest: I live in Lancashire, which is a beautiful, well populated and much loved county, in case anybody has any doubts. I have listened very carefully to the points made in this debate and have read the proceedings on other stages of the Bill when I have been elsewhere in the House and unable to be present. I would like to concentrate on one issue raised by my noble...

Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) (7 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, I cannot speak for anyone else on these Benches. I smiled while the noble Lord was speaking because, when he was referring to the fact that there are occasionally rogue doctors, it occurred to me that rogue lawyers have occasionally been known, too.

National Minimum Wage — Question (6 Nov 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, will the Minister identify those people in government departments who do not pay either the living wage or take into account what people need? Will he please comment on the large number of people working in the care sector who get the minimum wage but do not actually receive it because they are not paid for the time taken in travelling between clients? How on earth can the...

Child Abuse: Police Investigations — Question (29 Oct 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, would the Minister care to comment on my noble friend’s question: do the authorities take physical harm towards children outside the country as seriously as they do harm towards those within it? Is her definition of “most harm” inclusive of children who are abused anywhere else in the world?

Green Climate Fund — Question (27 Oct 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, would the Minister care to confirm my understanding that, on greenhouse gases, this agreement is binding?

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Report (2nd Day) (22 Oct 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, 20 years ago last week I made my maiden speech in a debate on the care and protection of people in custody. This was in the context of my work at the time, which involved visiting police cells as a member of the police authority. Following that, I spoke in a debate initiated by Lord Longford. It took place late at night and there were few in the Chamber; at the time I was a coward...

Foreign National Offenders — Statement (22 Oct 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, if the Minister is unable to answer the question posed by my noble friend, will he please write and put a copy in the Library? We need to know accurately how many people were involved.

Schools: Admissions — Question (21 Oct 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, would the Minister care to comment on his repeated use of the term “better schools” and his comparing of schools—for example, his remark this afternoon about church schools by and large being better? My experience of church schools is that they want to be as good; they do not see education as a competition. But surely if schools are assessed by parents on the basis of Ofsted...

Tata Steel — Statement (16 Oct 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, will the Minister confirm—or otherwise—that the Government recognise that working with the unions and the workforce is the way most likely to achieve a favourable result?

Localism Act 2012 — Question (29 Jul 2014)

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, am I correct in thinking that the Minister’s answer to my noble friend Lord McKenzie could have been put more briefly as “None”?


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