Results 141–160 of 1057 for speaker:Baroness King of Bow

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing Revenue Accounts: Tower Hamlets (14 Oct 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they rejected two of the bids made by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for additional borrowing headroom under the Local Growth Fund Housing Revenue Account Borrowing Programme 2015–17.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Private Rented Sector Taskforce (14 Oct 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 25 June (HL334), whether the Private Rented Sector Task Force has met representatives of Crisis, the National Union of Students, Shelter or Generation Rent since its establishment.

Consumer Rights Bill: Second Reading (1 Jul 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: My Lords, I welcome the Bill but I must repeat what several noble Lords have said, notably my noble friends Lady Hayter and Lord Wills, that it seems to represent something of a missed opportunity. It was described by the shadow Minister for Competition and Consumer Affairs, Stella Creasy, as, “a once-in-a-Parliament opportunity”.—[ Official Report , Commons, 28/1/14; col. 780.] But it...

Education: British Values — Question for Short Debate (26 Jun 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: It gives me great pleasure to rise to the Dispatch Box for the first time to discuss an issue as important as this. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Storey, on securing this debate, and I completely concur with his views on citizenship education. Everyone in this House agrees that British values around the rule of law, individual liberty and tolerance have helped create one of the oldest...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homelessness (26 Jun 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 10 March (WA 351) on homelessness, how much was awarded to each of the 47 local authorities for preventing homelessness in 2011–12. To ask her Majesty’s Government how much funding was provided to the London Borough of Croydon in 2010–11 to host Andy Gale as a homelessness advisor and what...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gender Recognition (25 Jun 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to tackle employment discrimination amongst transgender people.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homelessness (25 Jun 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 6 May (WA 384), when they expect to receive the report of the review being carried out by Social Finance into innovative models of providing temporary accommodation for homeless families.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Private Rented Sector Taskforce (25 Jun 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 6 May (WA 392), with which organisations representing private tenants the Private Rented Sector Task Force has engaged since its establishment.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing Benefit (24 Jun 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government which local authorities received additional Discretionary Housing Payment funding from the extra £20 million announced in October 2013; and how much was made available in each case.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing Benefit (18 Jun 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much Discretionary Housing Payment funding made available to local authorities in 2013–14 was unspent and returned to the Department for Work and Pensions at the end of the year.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax (6 May 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government which local authorities have increased the minimum payment required under their local Council Tax Reduction Schemes following the withdrawal of transition funding for 2014–15.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless People (6 May 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 30 January (WA 253), whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the terms of reference of the review being carried out by Social Finance into innovative models of providing temporary accommodation for homeless families.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing (6 May 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much income from capital receipts from sales under the Right to Buy scheme has been paid to HM Treasury by local authorities in each year since 2010-11.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing: Private Rented Sector (6 May 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 18 March (WA 24), whether they decided against appointing a representative of private tenants on the Private Rented Sector Taskforce; and if so, why.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax (9 Apr 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for Communities and Local Government will be paying new burdens funding to compensate local authorities for the additional costs of introducing local Council Tax Reduction Schemes in 2015–16.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax (7 Apr 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston 21 October 2013 (WA 120–1), what estimate they have made of (1) fraud, (2) claimant error, and (3) departmental error, in the payment of Council Tax Benefit in 2012–13.

Housing Benefit (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 — Motion of Regret (3 Apr 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: My Lords, when I saw that the Government were introducing an amendment to the bedroom tax, I mistakenly assumed they wanted to put right the wrongs visited on tenants by this unjust law. Instead, they want to close loopholes and increase the number of people victimised. As one housing expert said: “This is a shambles caused by the DWP failing to understand the significance of their own...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax (26 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the figure of £98 million to fund the “new burdens” on local government of individual Council Tax support schemes was calculated.

Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee — Motion to Take Note (19 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: I begin by declaring an interest as Channel 4’s diversity executive and I am incredibly proud of Channel 4’s legacy as the Paralympic Games broadcaster. I echo the comments of the noble Lord, Lord Holmes, about Channel 4’s achievement in changing attitudes towards disability, not least the “Meet the Superhumans” trailer, masterminded by Dan Brooke. It was nothing less than a...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax (19 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much “new burdens” funding was made available to each local authority in England in (1) 2013–14, and (2) 2014–15, to compensate for the additional costs of establishing a local Council Tax support scheme.


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