Results 1–20 of 147 for speaker:Lord Steinberg

Unemployment — Question (14 Jul 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect national unemployment figures to begin to fall.

Unemployment — Question (14 Jul 2009)

Lord Steinberg: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord for that Answer, which does not take me anywhere at all. So I am going to press the Minister and say to him that, while unemployment is rising, my party wants unemployment to be reduced.

Unemployment — Question (14 Jul 2009)

Lord Steinberg: Thank you very much, my Lords. When do the Government believe that the peak in unemployment will be reached and what are they doing at the moment to try to continue to reduce unemployment?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Tourism ( 2 Jul 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Israeli tourists visited the United Kingdom in 2008.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Religions and Faiths ( 1 Jul 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many members of Her Majesty's Armed Forces are (a) Jewish, and (b) Israeli.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel (29 Jun 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government what were (a) the total value of trade between Israel and the United Kingdom, and (b) the total value of exports from the United Kingdom to Israel, over the past three years.

Israel and Palestine — Question (16 Jun 2009)

Lord Steinberg: My Lords, would the Minister agree that Prime Minister Netanyahu has said that he and his Government will agree to a Palestinian state alongside Israel; but that it is also only fair to point out that President Obama, in the wonderful speech that he gave a few weeks ago, said that any democratic government must follow the will of the people, and the will of the people of Israel is for an...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government: IT Projects (19 Mar 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the Government information technology budget for 2008—09 being spent on; and what Government projects are being undertaken.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government: IT (24 Feb 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government what they will do to improve the time and budget success rate of information technology contracts.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government: IT (24 Feb 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the status of their relationship with the Japanese company Fujitsu.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government: IT (24 Feb 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the performance of their information technology contracts, and whether any cost over-runs are expected.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government: IT (24 Feb 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any of their information technology projects are experiencing difficulties; and why 45 projects are considered by the Office of Government Commerce to be unachievable.

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Patient Records (23 Feb 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government why the updating of NHS patients records increased in cost from £2.3 billion to £12.7 billion, as a result of information technology cost over-runs.

EU Regional Policy (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note ( 9 Feb 2009)

Lord Steinberg: My Lords, in this important debate, it is very difficult to try and encompass all aspects of EU regional policy. The noble Baroness, Lady Cohen, gave a very fine speech covering the main points, and it is appropriate to compliment her on the running of European Sub-Committee A, of which she is the chairman and I am a lowly committee member. I also compliment the noble Lord, Lord Woolmer, who...

Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines in Bingo Premises) Order 2009: Motion to Approve (28 Jan 2009)

Lord Steinberg: My Lords, I am sure noble Lords are aware that I used to be the executive chairman of Stanley Leisure plc and am currently the life president of Genting Stanley, the company which acquired Stanley Leisure plc. Therefore, I have considerable knowledge of the gambling industry. Bingo really is not gambling. I wish to declare that I hold no consultancies and never have. The noble Lord, Lord...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (28 Jan 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the number of people receiving benefits has increased in the past five years; and, if so, by what percentage.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel and Palestine (28 Jan 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to contribute to a peaceful settlement between Israel and Palestine.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits: Incapacity Benefit (26 Jan 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government with reference to a report in the Sunday Times on 7 December 2008, why the areas of (a) Breckfield in Liverpool, (b) Castle Swansea and (c) Central and Falinge in Rochdale have higher than average incapacity benefit rates; and what steps they are taking to investigate this.

Israel and Palestine: Gaza — Question for Short Debate (21 Jan 2009)

Lord Steinberg: My Lords, when I spoke on the Statement on Gaza on Monday, I may inadvertently have said something that could be construed in a number of ways. I therefore wish to be unambiguous when I talk about opening the crossings from Gaza into Israel. An international peacekeeping force should check the Gaza population and the goods going out of Gaza, and it is Israel's right to protect the safety and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Schools: Disruptive Children (20 Jan 2009)

Lord Steinberg: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to address disruptive and violent behaviour in schools.


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