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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Supermarkets: Containers (8 Jul 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what encouragement and incentives they are providing to supermarkets (1) to reduce the number of single-use and other containers, and (2) to provide facilities for customers to bring and use their own multi-use containers.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Settle-Carlisle Railway Line (5 Jul 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to make improvements to (1) the Settle and Carlisle railway line, and (2) rail services between Leeds and Carlisle, in the short, medium or long term, with a view to returning the status of that line to a main line.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Settle-Carlisle Railway Line (5 Jul 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to promote the use of reformed Class 43 Mark 3 InterCity 125 sets in order to provide a better service and passenger experience on the Settle and Carlisle railway line and rail services between Leeds and Carlisle; and what consideration they have given to extending Settle and Carlisle rail services into Scotland, the East Midlands or elsewhere.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Human Rights (4 Jul 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on their ability to make representations to other countries about human rights abuses in the face of possible threats by such countries in relation to trade deals and other agreements.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Track: Iron and Steel (5 Jun 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to reports that British Steel provides 97 per cent of the steel for railway tracks, what are the implications for Network Rail if British Steel ceases to trade.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Skipton-Colne Railway Line (5 Jun 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 23 May (HL15714), why they did not answer the final part of the question about who is carrying out further studies into the possible reinstatement and reopening of the Colne–Skipton railway line; whether they will now provide that answer; why the Written Answer mentioned Andrew Stephenson MP; and...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (4 Jun 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many European Union citizens whose names appear on the register of electors with a right to vote in the European Parliament elections were turned away from polling stations on 23 May.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Skipton-Colne Railway Line (23 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the announcement by the Secretary of State for Transport on 25 January, whether they have commissioned the further studies into the possible reinstatement and reopening of the Colne–Skipton railway line as part of a TransPennine freight line and for local passenger services; and if so, who is undertaking those studies.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Constituencies (23 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, following an election that has changed the political composition of a local authority, that authority is able to withdraw a submission made to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England on a local boundaries review in their area and replace it with an alternative submission.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Nappies (20 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of (1) reusable, and (2) disposable, nappies on the (a) environment, and (b) collection and disposal of refuse; and what incentives they are encouraging for the use of reusable nappies.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Franchises (9 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the likelihood of all the rail franchises in England and Wales being held by companies owned and controlled in other countries; and whether they consider such a situation to be desirable.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Franchises (9 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of rail franchises currently in operation are held, in whole or in part, by companies wholly or partly owned by foreign governments; and what percentage of total ownership of rail franchises this represents.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed: Weed Control (8 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they anticipate glyphosate to continue to be available for treating Japanese knotweed; and if not, what steps they are taking to ensure that effective alternatives are available.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Elections: Proof of Identity (2 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the estimated cost of each of the electoral integrity and voter ID pilots in the local elections on 2 May in England this year; what is the estimated overall cost of running those pilots; and whether they will reimburse local authorities for any extra costs that they incur.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (1 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government how the UK leaving the EU will change the rights, responsibilities and status of European citizens resident in the UK with granted settled status.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: West Coast Partnership Rail Franchise (1 May 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what priority they give to at least one of the shortlisted bidders for the West Coast rail franchise being a British company; and what steps, if any, they have taken to achieve this.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (25 Apr 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether schools are allowed to provide different food to those in receipt of free school meals compared to other pupils; whether children of immigrant parents whose passports are stamped “no recourse to public funds” are entitled to free school meals if the family income would otherwise qualify; and whether children of asylum seekers are entitled to free...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (9 Apr 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the EU Settlement Scheme will be fully operational from 29 March; whether there is a system to appeal decisions on applications to that scheme; and if so, how such appeals will be dealt with.

Written Answers — Home Office: Homelessness (8 Apr 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the use of public spaces protection orders and other anti-social behaviour measures to prevent homeless people from sleeping in public open spaces, or to fine and criminalise them; and whether they consider the use of those measures appropriate.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Erasmus+ Programme (5 Apr 2019)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the current position of the Erasmus+ scheme (1) in this year, and (2) in future years; and in what ways Brexit has affected that scheme.


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