Results 101–120 of 3000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution (6 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: (1) In the Clean Air Strategy, published in 2019, we committed to review the regulatory gap between the current Ecodesign and medium combustion plant regulations to tackle emissions from plants in the 500kW to 1MW thermal input range. We are considering the case for tighter emissions standards for medium combustion plants and generators. We are reviewing the evidence and considering policy...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fish Farming (6 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The Animal and Plant Health Agency is responsible for carrying out any investigations concerning the welfare of farmed fish at processing sites.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sea Level (6 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Rising sea levels can cause coastal flooding and coastal erosion. Our long-term policy statement sets out our ambition to create a nation more resilient to future flood and coastal erosion risk. It includes five ambitious policies and over 40 supporting actions we will take to accelerate progress to better protect and prepare the country against flooding and coastal erosion from more frequent...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Products: Imports (6 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The Government takes the conservation of endangered species very seriously, which is why we are banning the import of hunting trophies from endangered species, as set out in the Government's manifesto. Our approach will be robust and effective and will deliver the change we promised to help protect thousands of species worldwide. This year we have already introduced our Animal Sentience and...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Humanitarian Situation (2 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Officials from the British High Commission in Abuja regularly visit areas affected by intercommunal violence. Most recently, the Governance and Stability team visited Benue State between 22-24 November. During their visit, they spoke about the ongoing security situation with the state governor Samuel Ortom, local faith leaders, and Non Governmental Organisations active in peacebuilding and...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Children (2 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: As per my answer to HL3398, the UK is committed to mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 on children's global access to essential health, nutrition and education services. We continue to achieve this through our ambitious global health agenda, set out in the Integrated Review, and the government's manifesto commitment to help end the preventable deaths of mothers, new-borns and children by 2030...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Religious Freedom (2 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The removal of Nigeria from the list of Violators of Religious Freedom is a matter for the Government of the United States of America.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Bosnia and Herzegovina: Peace Negotiations (2 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Sanctions are an important potential element in the UK toolkit for the Western Balkans. A specific legal regime is in place that allows sanctions to be imposed on individuals to counter anti-Dayton activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Experience has shown that sanctions are most effective when used in conjunction with other partners, and we are in close touch with our allies. We keep...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Turkey: Kurds (2 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: British Embassy officials have been attending the Kobane trials and, whenever possible, will continue to do so, alongside other like-mind missions. We follow events in Turkey carefully, particularly government moves to close down the People's Democratic Party (HDP), the lifting of immunity for its MPs, and the replacement of opposition mayors by state-appointed officials. While these...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Selahattin Demirtaş (2 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: With our international partners, we call on Turkey to meet its obligations as a founding member of the Council of Europe and release Selahattin Demirtaş from his extended pre-trial detention. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will supervise the implementation of the judgment in Demirtaş (No.2) v Turkey, a process in which the United Kingdom actively participates. Working...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Africa: Development Aid (2 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy sets out the Government's vision for the UK in the world, including in relation to African countries and our development and official overseas aid work in Africa. HMG's approach to Africa was set out in Lord Parkinson's response on behalf of the FCDO to the House of Lord's International Relations and Defence Committee...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ethiopia: Armed Conflict (1 Dec 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: We are extremely concerned by reports of widespread human rights violations and abuses in Ethiopia committed by all sides to the conflict. The Minister for Africa spoke with the Ethiopian State Minister Redwan on 18 November and expressed her concern over ethnic profiling and mass arrests and detentions across the country and stressed the need for all parties to the conflict to engage in...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Climate Change (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Securing an ambitious outcome on climate finance has been a core focus of the UK's COP26 Presidency. Significant progress has been made. 95% of the largest developed country climate finance providers made new, forward-looking commitments, with many doubling or even quadrupling their support for developing countries to take climate action. These commitments mean that the $100 billion annual...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Bosnia and Herzegovina: Politics and Government (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The UK works closely with the USA, Germany, France, Italy and other NATO Allies and EU Member States to support the integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) as a single, sovereign state, comprising two entities. In the UN Security Council in recent weeks, we helped to renew the stabilisation force's (EUFOR's) mandate for a further 12 months, and support the High Representative. We also...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Turkey: Human Rights (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: We strongly support the right to peaceful protest, as well as freedom of association. We also support all minority groups in Turkey and encourage the Turkish authorities to safeguard their welfare and respect their human rights, in line with provisions in the Turkish constitution that protect the rights of religious minorities.We participated in the 2020 UN Universal Periodic Review of...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Armenia: Azerbaijan (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: UK diplomats continue to engage with partners. This includes in Baku, Yerevan and at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna where the UK continues to reinforce our support for the Minsk Group Co-Chairs and their work to facilitate negotiations over all outstanding matters relating to the conflict. The UK Government continues to urge Armenia and Azerbaijan to...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Office of the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Christian Schmidt, has the UK's full support, including for the use of his executive powers should the situation require it. Our Embassy in Sarajevo maintains close contact with Mr Schmidt and his Office (OHR). The High Representative is visiting London in early December, where he will meet UK Ministers and other high level contacts.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Bosnia and Herzegovina: Peacekeeping Operations (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Earlier this month, the UN Security Council authorised the renewal of the mandate of the stabilisation force (EUFOR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) for a further 12 months. Although the UK no longer participates in EUFOR following our withdrawal from the European Union, we liaise closely with Commander EUFOR and his team. We also support the NATO HQ in Sarajevo including though the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Act 2021 (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The interim and long-term targets due to be set under the Environment Act will be subject to parliamentary scrutiny. Long-term targets will be set in statutory instruments subject to the affirmative procedure and our first suite of targets will be brought forward by 31 October 2022. Both Houses of Parliament will have the opportunity to scrutinise, debate and vote on the details and ambition...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries: Wind Power (30 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: The Government is committed to promoting a more competitive, profitable and sustainable fishing industry across the whole of the UK, and setting a gold standard for sustainable fishing around the world. We are also committed to delivering 40GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 to deliver net zero. We recognise the spatial challenges this presents, for these industries and others. Our...


<< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.