Results 161–180 of 1057 for speaker:Baroness King of Bow

Written Answers — House of Lords: Discretionary Social Fund (19 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 3 March (WA 278), what evidence they have that Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans were “poorly targeted and failed to help those most in need”. To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 3 March (WA 278), which authorities have...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing: Private Rented Sector (18 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many private tenants are included on the Department for Communities and Local Government’s Private Rented Sector Taskforce.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (17 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to start charging claimants who appeal against a decision by Jobcentre Plus to sanction their Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment Support Allowance.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (12 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many, and what proportion, of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants to whom a sanction has been applied in each month since October 2012 had that sanction (1) reconsidered by Jobcentre Plus, and (2) overturned on appeal.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (10 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the space standards set out in section 326 of the Housing Act 1985 apply to homeless households placed in bed and breakfast accommodation, including self-contained annexes.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homelessness (10 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Hanham on 27 March 2013 (WA 247) on homelessness, which Minister authorised the payment of the £72,000 grant to the London Borough of Newham under the powers set out in section 31(1) of the Local Government Act 2003.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (5 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will require local authorities to provide details of the self-contained bed and breakfast annexes being used for homeless families so that the adequacy of the toilet, personal washing facilities and cooking facilities can be independently monitored.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (4 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Jobseeker's Allowance claimants have been sanctioned in each year since 1996 and in each month since October 2012.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Discretionary Social Fund (3 Mar 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they ended funding to local authorities for the Crisis Loan and Community Care Grant element of the discretionary Social Fund. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions Ministers had with representatives of local government before deciding to end funding for the Crisis Loan and Community Care Grant elements of the discretionary Social Fund.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Internet: Freeview and 4G (11 Feb 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the at800 service in resolving the loss of television signal on Freeview following the extension of the 4G mobile network at 800MHz.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (10 Feb 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 18 December 2013 (WA 220), whether they have received any reports of the misreporting by local authorities of the number of homeless families placed in non-self-contained bed and breakfast accommodation beyond the six-week limit; and whether they plan to investigate any such reports. To ask Her...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (30 Jan 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 22 October (WA 159–160), whether they will place in the Library of the House copies of all the bids for “Gold Standard” funding to reduce the long-term use of bed and breakfast accommodation for homeless families.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (30 Jan 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to commission research into the ability of London boroughs to identify private rented sector properties for use as temporary accommodation for homeless households.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Questions for Written Answer (30 Jan 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will answer questions HL3983 and HL3985 tabled on 6 December 2013.

Children: Affordable Childcare — Motion to Take Note (9 Jan 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: I would like to clarify that the shadow childcare Minister has said that this is an aspiration to which we are attached. It is a vision that we recognise we should work towards, and I hope that perhaps all sides of this Chamber agree with that.

Children: Affordable Childcare — Motion to Take Note (9 Jan 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: My Lords, I thought I would start with a reflection on what a strange breed working mothers are. All you really need to know about us is that we never sleep and continually stress over childcare. Between 1 am last night, when I gave the baby his last feed and started jotting down a few notes for this speech, and 5 am this morning, when my husband got up to feed him, I was woken six times. I...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (18 Dec 2013)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why homeless families in bed and breakfast annexes are excluded from protection under the maximum six-week limit established by the Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (England) Order 2003.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (18 Dec 2013)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that local authorities notify homeless families whom they have placed in bed and breakfast accommodation for longer than six weeks of their legal position.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homeless Families (17 Dec 2013)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 22 October (WA 159–160), whether they took account of any potential savings to the public purse before rejecting the London Borough of Tower Hamlets’ bid for “Gold Standard” funding to reduce the long-term use of bed and breakfast accommodation for homeless families.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing (16 Dec 2013)

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the increase in median rents for each rate of local housing allowance in each broad rental market area that informed the award of targeted affordability funding.


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