Results 1–20 of 400 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Higgins

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Import Duties: USA (9 Jul 2018)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty's Government to what extent they were involved in the EU decision to impose retaliatory tariffs on imports of United States products into the UK; whether they supported that decision; and what estimate they have made of the effect of such tariffs on consumer prices in the UK.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Brexit (16 Oct 2017)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty's Government what Sterling to Euro exchange rate they are using to calculate the value of any financial settlement arising from the Brexit negotiations.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: *No heading* (21 Jul 2017)

Lord Higgins: Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which the effect on the UK economy of no deal on Brexit would be better or worse than the UK remaining in the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Greater London (7 Apr 2017)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 31 January (HL4755), whether the range of tools available to Transport for London to deal with congestion and vehicle pollution includes the power to limit the number of private hire vehicles which it licenses; and if not, why not.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Greater London (7 Apr 2017)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 31 January (HL4755), whether any authority has the power to limit the number of private hire vehicles licensed to operate in London; and whether they have received any representations from the Mayor of London on the need for such powers.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Greater London (31 Jan 2017)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of levels of congestion and pollution in London, whether they will take urgent steps to ensure that Transport for London has powers to limit the numbers of private hire vehicles they license, if possible without legislation.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways: Greater London (22 Mar 2016)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the increase in road congestion and the construction of Cycle Superhighways in London, how they will ensure that fire, ambulance, and other emergency service vehicles are able to use Superhighways in the event of a terrorist attack or other major incident.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: EU Countries (23 Feb 2016)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have about whether government documents are being issued by EU member states to those seeking asylum in countries in the Schengen area while they await a decision on their application for asylum.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: EU Countries (22 Feb 2016)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether EU member states within the Schengen area are issuing a standard form of passport or other document to those they accept as asylum seekers or whether individual countries decide on the format to use; whether they have examined any sample of such document; and if so, whether they will place in the Library of the House...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways (9 Nov 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the effect on air pollution of the construction and use of bicycle lanes, particularly in London.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Mediterranean Sea (9 Nov 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to ensure that migrants rescued from drowning by the British Navy in the Mediterranean are no longer disembarked in the European Union, in order to discourage migrants from travelling in unseaworthy vessels provided by people smugglers.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Mediterranean Sea (5 Oct 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Royal Navy's decision to instruct migrants rescued from the Mediterranean to disembark from the ships inside rather than outside the European Union is consistent with their policy of discouraging people trafficking.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Mediterranean Sea (5 Oct 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to take steps to ensure that the United Kingdom can decide where to land migrants rescued from the Mediterranean by the Royal Navy, so as to ensure that they are not landed in the European Union.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Loans: Greece (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the public purse of (1) arrangements made, and (2) proposed arrangements, to deal with the Greek financial crisis.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services Compensation Scheme (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the compensation limit under the Deposit Guarantee Scheme has been reduced in line with a European directive that sets a limit in euros, despite the fact that the United Kingdom is not in the Eurozone; and whether they will take steps to ensure that United Kingdom citizens do not suffer as a result, if necessary by introducing a separate United Kingdom...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services: Compensation (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in relation to the Deposit Guarantee Scheme, whether the principle of uberrima fides applies to state insurers within the European Union, as well as private insurers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Mediterranean Sea: Refugees (1 Jul 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what orders are given to British naval vessels that have rescued migrants in danger at sea regarding where the migrants should be disembarked.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Economic and Monetary Union (7 Jan 2015)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that the operation of the Eurozone has had a positive effect on the United Kingdom economy.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Departments: Fines (30 Jun 2014)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by Lord Newby on 17 June (HL Deb, col 788), by what authority HM Treasury imposes fines on other departments; for what reasons such fines may be imposed; what the effect of such fines are on the Government’s overall resources; and whether any disciplinary action is taken against officials found to be responsible for incurring such fines.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Departments: Capital Projects (3 Mar 2014)

Lord Higgins: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what rate of discount is used in evaluating government capital projects such as HS2; and whether the same rate of discount is used for evaluating other government projects and subsidised projects such as wind farms.


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