Results 1–20 of 504 for speaker:Lord Birt

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Energy: Housing (29 Jul 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of UK homes have an energy efficiency performance rating of (1) A, or (2) B.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Network: Temperature (28 Jul 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment, if any, they have made of the options available to ensure the resilience of the National Rail Network at temperatures in excess of 40 degrees centigrade.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Standards (28 Jul 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to assess the effectiveness of train operators in providing accurate and timely information for passengers during the disruption to services on 18, 19 and 20 July.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Public Footpaths (25 Jul 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the existing institutional framework in England for waymarking (1) long distance trails, and (2) local footpaths.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Conservative Party (22 Jul 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether (1) civil servants, and (2) special advisers, in 10 Downing Street are restricted from commenting on the process to elect a new leader of the Conservative Party.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Football: Qatar (20 Jul 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether all UK football fans, regardless of their sexuality, can safely attend the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Buildings (13 Jul 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord True on 22 June (HL862), (1) by what date, and (2) by what means, the Whitehall Boiler System will be fully decarbonised.

Written Answers — Treasury: Bureaux de Change (28 Jun 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to require currency exchange services for consumers to display both (1) the live interbank exchange rate, and (2) the commission charged, following the UK’s departure from the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: UEFA Euro 2020 Final Review (27 Jun 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether all the recommendations of Baroness Casey of Blackstock's review of events surrounding the UEFA Euro 2020 Final have been acted on.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Buildings (22 Jun 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to decarbonise the heating of buildings accommodating government departments (1) on, and (2) close to, Whitehall.

Written Answers — Treasury: Cryptocurrencies: Carbon Emissions (22 Jun 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the carbon footprint of the operation of cyber currencies.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: UK Trade with EU (20 Jun 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the percentage of British businesses that have stopped trading with the EU since 1 January 2021.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (8 Jun 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications of the take-up of a third or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine lagging behind the take-up of first and second doses.

Champions League Final - Commons Urgent Question (6 Jun 2022)

Lord Birt: My Lords, I am a Liverpool supporter and I attended this shamefully managed event. The inquiry announced by UEFA needs to explore quite a number of things: first, the manifest limitations of the design and management of the Stade de France; secondly, the prior planning and operational response of the French police; and, thirdly, the quality of oversight of UEFA itself. Will the Minister...

Written Answers — Home Office: Internet: Fraud (30 May 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of (1) the incidence, and (2) aggregate cost to victims, of online fraud; and what assessment they have made of the success of (a) the technology platforms, and (b) enforcement authorities of (i) identifying fraudulent sites or activity, and (ii) effectively countering them.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence: Expenditure (24 May 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their forecast for expenditure on defence in 2025 as a percentage of GDP.

Written Answers — Treasury: Personal Savings (18 May 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to assess (1) whether the market for savers is working effectively, and (2) why the interest rates offered to savers by the major banks are not rising in line with the Bank of England base rate.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (16 May 2022)

Lord Birt: My Lords, I do not for one moment underestimate the herculean difficulty of planning to achieve net zero by the due date. The core difficulty is that many of the technologies that we will need are embryonic and their economics are uncertain. I was educated in the sciences, and I do not doubt for one moment that brilliant and ingenious scientists will one day come to the world’s rescue, as...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Loans (28 Apr 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to review the rates of interest on student loans.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Staff (28 Apr 2022)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) civil servants, (2) special advisers, and (3) contractors, were employed in the Cabinet Office in (a) 2001, (b) 2011, and (c) 2021.


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