Results 1–20 of 3963 for speaker:Lord Blencathra

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students (1 Aug 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their justification for backing a scheme to ask students (1) how often they should change their sheets, and (2) how to cook a meal; and whether they have an official policy on the frequency with which sheets should be changed; and if so, what it is.

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (31 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 7 June (HL15952), on what basis pedestrian access has now been restored; whether there was a revised security assessment conducted; and if so, what new evidence came to light in any such assessment to inform the change to the pedestrian access.

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (31 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 7 June (HL15952), what (1) qualifications are held, and (2) training was undertaken, by those involved in the decision to alter pedestrian access around the works.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Overseas Territories: Companies (30 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of any loss of financial business to UK Overseas Territories if they are the only financial centres of excellence in the world which will have publicly accessible registers of beneficial ownership.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Air Force: Gender Recognition (25 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following their report, Wigston Review into inappropriate behaviours, published on 15 July, what plans they have to increase the number of transgender officers in the Royal Air Force from the rank Air Commodore and above.

Council of Europe: House of Lords Members’ Contribution - Question for Short Debate (24 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord Balfe on securing this important debate on a great British success story; namely, the creation of the Council of Europe and the contribution made by UK Members of both Houses of Parliament. The whole United Kingdom delegation is highly respected in Strasbourg. I want first to thank two noble friends: my noble friend Lady Wilcox, who suggested that...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Scooters (24 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they intend to have with the municipal authorities in Paris about problems caused by motorised two wheel scooters, in particular dangers to pedestrians as a result of (1) scooters left on pavements, and (2) the speed at which scooters travel, in order to learn lessons applicable in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Maritime and Coastguard Agency: Devon (23 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency's (1) decision to discipline coastguards, and (2) management competence, in Devon; and what plans they have to review each individual case including the resultant resignations.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: USA: Diplomatic Service (23 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the ability of the UK ambassador to the United States to maintain a productive relationship with the government of the United States; and when that ambassador is due to be replaced.

Written Answers — Home Office: Companies: Ownership (23 Jul 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many other countries have indicated that they will implement public registers of beneficial ownership apart from the UK and the Overseas Territories.

Preparing Legislation for Parliament (Constitution Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (12 Jun 2019)

Lord Blencathra: My Lords, I have the privilege of being the chairman of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, and in this capacity, I will focus my remarks on the second of the Constitution Committee’s two excellent reports, on the delegation of powers. It is an impressive piece of work, and not just because it praises my committee on numerous occasions. I thank my noble friend Lord Norton...

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (7 Jun 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 14 May (HL15376), why they permitted the building of scaffolding which allowed pedestrian access during the initial period of works if the further changes to pedestrian access were made for reasons of building security; whether there was a revised security assessment conducted; and if so, what...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: World Health Organisation: Finance (29 May 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they contribute financially, annually, to the World Health Organisation.

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (23 May 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 11 April (HL14894), whether the Security Service sought permission from Westminster City Council or Transport for London before they closed the pedestrian footpath on Horseferry Road.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Taiwan: World Health Assembly (22 May 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the World Health Organisation about Taiwan being excluded from the World Health Assembly; and what plans they have to provide Taiwan, in its absence, with information from that Assembly.

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (14 May 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 11 April (HL1894), on what advice from the Security Service they concluded that there were national security grounds on which they refuse to answer questions about pedestrian access on Horseferry Road.

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (11 Apr 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they gave to pedestrian safety when deciding to block off the pavement outside 12 Millbank.

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (11 Apr 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government with whom they consulted before deciding to block off the pavement outside 12 Millbank; and whether they conducted an equality impact assessment on that blockage.

Written Answers — Home Office: Thames House: Pedestrian Areas (11 Apr 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Security Service is liable for any (1) deaths of, and (2) injuries to, pedestrians as a result of their decision to block the pavement outside 12 Millbank.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cycling: Road Traffic Offences (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Blencathra: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will discuss with Police Chief Constables the proper enforcement of the law against cyclists particularly those who ride (1) through zebra crossings when pedestrians are on them, (2) through red traffic lights, (3) without lights at night, and (4) on pavements.


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