Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'house of lords'

Parliament: Deaf & Hard of Hearing Pilots

Lord Hanningfield (Shadow Minister, Transport; Conservative) asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations they have received from gliding clubs and individuals regarding the proposed requirement that all aircraft carry Mode-S transponders and radio equipment; and whether they have received any representations...

Parliament: British Coal Compensation

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract (Labour) Whether, in the light of the report of the Legal Services Ombudsman for England and Wales in the cases of Dennis Rimmer and Norman Dickinson, retired miners whose British Coal industrial deafness claims were dealt...

Parliament: Attitudes within the House of Lords

Parliament is a good place to weed out attitudes of our legislators, via the language used. Within a debate on Families, Community Cohesion and Social Action a speech from Baroness Platt of Writtle (Conservative), in the House of Lords stated:...

Parliament: Funding for the Royal School for the Deaf & Communication Disorders

Lord Morris of Manchester (Labour) asked Her Majesty's Government: What powers the Department for Children, Schools and Families has, or could seek, to assist the Royal School for the Deaf and Communication Disorders in trying to deal with budget deficit...

Parliament: Audiology

There was a debate in the House of Lords on audiology: [W]hat progress has been made in implementing the National Audiology Action Plan contained within the Department of Health report, Improving Access to Audiology Services in England; how they intend...

HFEB: BDA draft letter to Professor Marcus Pembrey

The BDA has acted as a respondent agent on behalf of the Deaf community, and a draft letter [PDF] (AMENDED: 4 Dec 2007) has gone to Professor Marcus Pembrey (Professor of Paediatric Genetics), who is acting as an advisor...

Parliament: UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has been debated in the House of Lords. Lord Ashley of Stoke (a Peer who is deafened), included a bit about deaf people in his speech. The relevant passage is...

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