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Lords Chamber - Mon 11 Oct 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Emissions Trading Scheme: Transport
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

How do the Government intend to respond to the report from the Climate Crisis Advisory Group on carbon pricing, which says that emissions reductions from …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 16 Sep 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Net-zero Carbon Emissions: Behaviour Change
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

That this House takes note of the role of behaviour change in helping the United Kingdom to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, as …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 16 Sep 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Net-zero Carbon Emissions: Behaviour Change
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

My Lords, I applaud the Government’s commitment to net-zero carbon by 2050 and appreciate that they are working to try to achieve a successful outcome …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 16 Sep 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Net-zero Carbon Emissions: Behaviour Change
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

My Lords, I begin by thanking the Minister very much for his reply to this debate. He has indeed answered many of the questions put …

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Grand Committee - Wed 08 Sep 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Sub-Saharan Africa (Report from the International Relations and Defence Committee)

My Lords, the Select Committee was disappointed in the Government’s eventual written reply to its report, which failed adequately to address many of the issues …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 22 Jul 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: International Travel Rules
Department for Transport

My Lords, I would like to pick up on the point on France raised by my noble friend Lord Rosser. The Government’s decision on Friday …

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Lords Chamber - Mon 19 Jul 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Transport Decarbonisation
Department for Transport

My Lords, why is there no frequent flyer levy and why does the decarbonisation plan say nothing about demand management for flying?

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Lords Chamber - Fri 16 Jul 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Education (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship) Bill [HL]
Department for Education

My Lords, recent research has shown that 39% of nine to 18 year-olds thought they had learned little, hardly anything or nothing about the environment …

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Lords Chamber - Mon 12 Jul 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Afghanistan
Leader of the House

My Lords, what recent discussions have the Government had with the relevant authorities in Pakistan? It is acknowledged that Pakistan can play a crucial role …

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Lords Chamber - Tue 06 Jul 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]
Department for Education

My Lords, we listened with interest to some rather engaging and forceful Second Reading speeches on the first group this afternoon. I noted that my …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 01 Jul 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: UK Foreign Aid Programme

My Lords, the decision to ignore the law recently passed that 0.7% of GNI should be spent on ODA has led to billions being cut …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 17 Jun 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: G7 and NATO Summits
Leader of the House

My Lords, I am not sure which specific question my noble friend the Leader of the Opposition wanted the Minister to answer, but there is …

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Lords Chamber - Tue 15 Jun 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]
Department for Education

My Lords, I welcome a Bill which focuses on lifelong learning and is committed to enhancing skills among the many young and indeed older people …

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Lords Chamber - Mon 14 Jun 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Covid-19: Vaccines and Pregnancy
Department of Health and Social Care

My Lords, I declare an interest as chair of the trustees of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. The RCOG survey found that more …

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Lords Chamber - Tue 08 Jun 2021
View Baroness Blackstone's contibutions to: Clean Energy Transition Guidance

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact their document Aligning UK international support for the clean energy transition guidance, …

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