Results 101–120 of 990 for speaker:Baroness Whitaker

Children: Safeguarding - Question (11 Jan 2017)

Baroness Whitaker: My Lords, what is the Minister’s assessment of the reason why a significant proportion of Gypsy and Traveller children are home educated, and of the quality of that education?

Written Answers — Home Office: Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (10 Jan 2017)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 review will be published on the Home Office website.

Written Answers — Home Office: Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (10 Jan 2017)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will extend the deadline for their consultation on the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 so that small dealers, including those from the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities, can contribute.

Written Answers — Home Office: Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (10 Jan 2017)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that oral consultation will be made available to scrap metal dealers from the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities during the consultation on the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013.

Written Answers — Home Office: Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (10 Jan 2017)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the adverse impact of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013, and in particular its licensing requirements and fees, on dealers from the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Travellers (9 Jan 2017)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Nash on 12 December (HL3767), how they are encouraging young people from the Gypsy and Traveller communities into apprenticeships through the Get In Go Far campaign and by other means.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: World War II: Genocide (21 Dec 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 12 December (HL3686), when the consultation on the design competition for the Holocaust memorial will begin, and which Roma organisations will be consulted on the competition.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Community Relations (15 Dec 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will undertake to replace the funding currently available through Local Economic Partnerships from the European Structural Funds and European Development Fund for supporting the economic integration of UK Roma and Gypsy populations, after the UK has left the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Faith Schools: Admissions (15 Dec 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the proposal to replace the 50 per cent cap on faith-based admissions to faith schools, as set out in the Government consultation Schools that work for everyone, what consideration they have given to the finding of the Education Policy Institute that "there is a risk that increasing the numbers of faith schools would come at the price of...

Educational Attainment: International Rankings - Question (13 Dec 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: My Lords, can the Minister say how many of the schools that rank high on the PISA report from different countries have selection at 11-plus?

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: World War II: Genocide (12 Dec 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 14 September (HL Deb, col 1457), whether they will provide more details regarding how the genocide of the Roma people will be commemorated in the Holocaust memorial.

Chagos Islands - Statement (17 Nov 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: Members of the all-party group, of which I am one, are extremely grateful to all three Ministers for appearing at our meeting yesterday. However, we remain very surprised at the intemperate haste with which the Statement was rushed out before the meeting, when it had been planned for the end of the year. Bearing in mind that respected analysts have estimated that the cost of resettlement...

Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (5th Day) (16 Nov 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: My Lords, I add my support to the amendment from the noble Baroness, Lady Brinton, to which my noble friend Lord Rosser has added his name. She has hit eloquently on an important omission in our capacity to deal with young offenders. When I and members of the Gypsy and Traveller communities first lobbied for an extension of the census categories to include Gypsies and Travellers, before the...

Grammar Schools - Question (15 Sep 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: My Lords, in what way—

Grammar Schools - Question (15 Sep 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: My apologies for inadvertently attempting to pre-empt the noble Lord’s interesting and relevant question, but can the Minister tell us in what way a system set up to reject a majority of children will serve the interest of a modern labour market and the needs and potential of individual students?

Hate Crime - Question (14 Sep 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: Can the noble Baroness tell me how the genocide of the Roma people is to be commemorated in the Holocaust memorial drawn attention to by the noble Lord opposite?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: *No heading* (13 Jul 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have instructed Government Car Service drivers to turn off their engines while waiting in New Palace Yard to reduce air pollution, and if not, whether they intend to do so.

Southern Rail: Service Cuts - Question (6 Jul 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: My Lords, I am a passenger on Southern Rail. Is the Minister aware that in the whole of my very long life I have never had such dreadful service? How long is he going to give this company before the franchise is reviewed?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Saudi Arabia: Cluster Munitions (6 Jun 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether UK cluster bombs have been sold to the government of Saudi Arabia; and if so, when.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Control of Horses Act 2015 (5 May 2016)

Baroness Whitaker: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what happens to horses seized under the Control of Horses Act 2015.


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