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Covid-19: Creative Industries - Question (22 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, the BBC plays a crucial role in supporting our creative industries and developing greater diversity, with schemes such as its Diversity Commissioning Code of Practice. The new director-general has set a 50%, 20% and 12% target for workforce diversity at the BBC itself in terms of gender, race and disability. Does the Minister welcome this initiative, and is her department giving...

Japan Free Trade Agreement - Statement (17 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, we have been told that in this deal there will be new protections for the UK creative industries and that these protections have gone beyond the EU provisions that tackle online infringement of IP rights such as film and music piracy. The two major asks from the creative industries were that this deal with Japan introduced public performance rights, significantly benefiting the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Performance Certificates (16 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist (HL2159), when they expect to publish the outcome of their consultation Energy Performance Certificates in Buildings, which closed on 26 July 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Planning: Rural Areas (16 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the percentage of small rural communities that do not meet the “designated rural areas” definition in section 157 of the 1985 Housing Act used in the consultation Changes to the current planning system, published on 6 August.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Hearing Impairment (16 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what powers Ofcom has to require television broadcasters to put subtitles on all children’s programmes.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Expert Trade Advisory Groups: Membership (15 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel on 4 August (HL7349), who attended the most recent meetings of each of the 17 Expert Trade Advisory Groups (ETAGs) listed; whether the communication of the outcome of the review of the ETAGs will include the publication of (1) their membership during the meetings listed, and (2) their new membership,...

Gambling Legislation - Question (10 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have, if any, to review gambling legislation.

Gambling Legislation - Question (10 Sep 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: I thank the Minister for that reply. However, given that we have a third of a million problem gamblers, including 55,000 children, and one gambling-related suicide every day, action is urgently needed. I am delighted that the Minister acknowledges that some action can be taken without needing to wait for a review, and, in fact, without needing primary legislation. For example, we have a...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: UK Shared Prosperity Fund (10 Aug 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish details (1) of all consultations relating to, and (2) in regard to the operation of, the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Expert Trade Advisory Groups: Membership (4 Aug 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 31 March (HL2935), when they will publish the membership of each of the 17 Expert Trade Advisory Groups; and why the membership has not been published to date.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Expert Trade Advisory Groups: Membership (4 Aug 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many meetings there have been of each of the 17 Expert Trade Advisory Groups, either in person or virtually; on what dates these meetings were held; and what plans there are for further meetings of each group.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boilers: Waste Heat Recovery (3 Aug 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 23 July (HL6670), what estimate they have made of how much less carbon dioxide would be emitted if boilers in all large houses were fitted with stored passive flue gas heat recovery technology (1) when such houses are built, or (2) when boilers in such houses are replaced.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts: Insurance (3 Aug 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made (1) of the difficulties in obtaining insurance cover faced by people working in the creative industries, and (2) of the effect that such difficulties may have on those people’s creative output; and what plans they have to support such people.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Heating (24 Jul 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Review of the methodology for FGHRS in SAP Final Report, published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 9 June, what plans they have to mandate a minimum domestic hot water seasonal efficiency of at least 100 per cent when measured against EN 13203 Gas fired domestic appliances producing hot water for boilers...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boilers: Waste Heat Recovery (23 Jul 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 7 July (HL6124), whether they can answer the question put with regard to stored passive flue gas heat recovery technology rather than passive flue gas heat recovery technology.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boilers: Waste Heat Recovery (23 Jul 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Stored-Flue Gas Heat Recovery technology will be included within their grant scheme for energy saving projects for homeowners.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Standards (14 Jul 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Greenhalgh on 29 June (HL5657), whether the Future Homes Standard consultation meets the requirements of section J of the Cabinet Office's Consultation Principles, as updated on 19 March 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Casinos: Coronavirus (9 Jul 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to allow casinos to reopen.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boilers: Carbon Emissions (7 Jul 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 16 June (HL4962), what assessment they have made, if any, of the impact on carbon dioxide emissions of fitting all (1) new social housing developments, (2) replacement boilers in social housing, (3) new houses, and (4) replacement boilers in all houses, with stored passive flue gas heat recovery technology in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Standards (29 Jun 2020)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 7 February (HL Deb, col 2001), what steps they are taking to ensure the Future Homes Standard will apply to (1) houses under construction in 2025, and (2) sites where planning permission has been granted but construction has not yet started.


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