Government answers to questions about the contradictions in policies of the devolved Parliaments and Westminster about children and the ability of grandparents to support their grandchildren because of number restrictions; and a reply about the relationship between euthanasia and suicide rates in the Netherlands.

Government answers to questions about the contradictions in policies of the devolved Parliaments and Westminster about children and the ability of grandparents to support their grandchildren because of number restrictions; and a reply about the relationship between euthanasia and suicide rates in the Netherlands.

Lord Bethell, the Department of Health and Social Care, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL8105): Question By Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the reasons why (1)...

In Parliament this evening I called for an independent re-examination of the now contested Expert Working Group Report’s conclusions into Primados. Ten years since I first pressed the Government to take action to help those who have been victims of the drug Primados the Report of Baroness Cumberlege is a milestone in the campaign for justice.

In Parliament this evening I called for an independent re-examination of the now contested Expert Working Group Report’s conclusions into Primados. Ten years since I first pressed the Government to take action to help those who have been victims of the drug Primados the Report of Baroness Cumberlege is a milestone in the campaign for justice.

It is ten years since I first pressed the Government to take action to help those who have been victims of the drug Primados. Finally, and thanks to the excellent Report of (Baroness) Julia Cumberlege we have last seen some progress....

Kill the Bill Not Northern Ireland’s Future. Northern Ireland Stands United In Defiance of Westminster’s New Law To Impose Abortion Up To 28 Weeks Gestation. Huge Crowds Gather Peacefully at Stormont To Make Their Voices Heard.

Kill the Bill Not Northern Ireland’s Future. Northern Ireland Stands United In Defiance of Westminster’s New Law To Impose Abortion Up To 28 Weeks Gestation. Huge Crowds Gather Peacefully at Stormont To Make Their Voices Heard.

  With Fiona Bruce MP, MLAs Carla Lockhart and Paul Givan and Irish Senator, Ronan Mullen at Stormont, September 2019. ============================= Kill the Bill Not Northern Ireland ‘s Future.... Speech in the House of Lords 7.52 pm Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB)...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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Stop Organ Harvesting In China

As the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Bill comes to be discussed in Parliament, at its Report Stage in the House of Lords these speeches on forced organ harvesting were made by members from all sides of the House. Second Reading: ...

Christmas 2020 – Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading “Journey of the Magi”, Read J.R.R.Tolkien’s, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton’s “The House of Christmas” and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson’s ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas?

Christmas 2020 – Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading “Journey of the Magi”, Read J.R.R.Tolkien’s, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton’s “The House of Christmas” and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson’s ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas?

Christmas 2020 - Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading "Journey of the Magi", Read J.R.R.Tolkien's, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton's "The House of Christmas" and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson's ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas? The...

The Place In Which We Work

The Place In Which We Work

The Houses of Parliament We all see the place where we work very differently. At the end of another very long day, at 8.30 pm tonight, I was alone in the House of Lords cafeteria - where the wonderful (mainly Polish) staff were living out Napoleon‘s maxim that armies...

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...

The Muslim Council of Britain issues a Parliamentary Briefing in support of the House of Lords Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill – which will be voted on by the House of Commons on Tuesday next. “We urge you to support this amendment.”

The Muslim Council of Britain issues a Parliamentary Briefing in support of the House of Lords Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill – which will be voted on by the House of Commons on Tuesday next. “We urge you to support this amendment.”

January 2021 Briefing for Members of the House of Commons "We urge you to support this amendment". Muslim Council of Britain Parliamentary Briefing – Amendment relating to Genocide (Genocide Amendment) to the UK Trade Bill 2019-2021About us: The MCB is the UK’s...

Statement from  the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: ” extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation”…”in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to the Shimelba and Hitsats refugee camps”… I am very worried for the safety and well-being of Eritrean refugees in those camps”…”refugees who reached Addis Ababa are being returned to Tigray, some against their will.”

Statement from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: ” extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation”…”in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to the Shimelba and Hitsats refugee camps”… I am very worried for the safety and well-being of Eritrean refugees in those camps”…”refugees who reached Addis Ababa are being returned to Tigray, some against their will.”

Statement from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: " extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation"…"in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to...