Results 61–80 of 7773 for speaker:Lord Laird

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Government (10 Apr 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 24 March (HL6168) concerning undertakings given to the government of the Republic of Ireland that direct-rule would not be imposed as part of the current discussions, whether they can confirm that no agreement on the imposition of direct rule was made.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Irish Language (3 Apr 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the parity of esteem under the 1998 Belfast Agreement, whether any change of status for the Irish language would also be granted to the Ulster Scots language.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Human Rights: Republic of Ireland (3 Apr 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which the government of the Republic of Ireland ensures an equivalent level of protection for human rights in Ireland to that established in Northern Ireland by the Belfast Agreement 1998; and if not, what actions they propose.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Human Rights: Republic of Ireland (3 Apr 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 13 March (HL5767), what issues of human rights in the Irish Republic they have discussed with the government of the Republic of Ireland since 1998, and what was the outcome of those discussions.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools (30 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they define (1) public schools, (2) grammar schools, (3) academy schools, and (4) high schools.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Armed Forces: Northern Ireland (24 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive about extending the amnesty against prosecution accorded to members of the IRA to include British Service personnel charged with offences in Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Human Rights: Republic of Ireland (24 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 13 March (HL5767) concerning the government of Ireland's approach to human rights, what discussions they have had with the government of Ireland concerning (1) property in the Republic of Ireland being available for sale only to those with a qualification in the Irish language; (2) official and semi-official...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Government (24 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have given, as part of the current discussions concerning the Northern Ireland Executive, an undertaking to the government of the Republic of Ireland that they would not impose direct rule from Westminster; and if so, who agreed to this, on what date, and why.

Written Answers — The Senior Deputy Speaker: Peers: ICT (20 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what arrangements for IT training have been made for Members of the House in the last three years; and how that training is accessed.

Written Answers — The Senior Deputy Speaker: Peers: ICT (20 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker whether he has any plans to improve the repair and maintenance regime for desktop computers issued to Members of the House.

Written Answers — The Senior Deputy Speaker: Peers: ICT (20 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker whether he intends to obtain feedback from Members of the House who have requested repairs to their parliamentary IT equipment; if so, whether the results of that feedback will be published; and if so, how often.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Overseas Loans: Republic of Ireland (14 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have of how much money is owed to them by the government of Ireland; and when this money will be repaid.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Human Rights: Republic of Ireland (13 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to obtain assurances from the government of Ireland that it has brought forward measures to ensure an equivalent level of protection of human rights in the Republic of Ireland as in Northern Ireland in accordance with the Belfast Agreement 1998.

Written Answers — Home Office: Guantanamo Bay: Detainees (10 Mar 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many British citizens have received compensation following a period of detention at Guantanamo Bay; and how much has been paid out in total.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: Telephone Services (14 Feb 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 26 January (HL4622) concerning the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, what survey of incoming telephone calls was undertaken to determine that the average waiting time for calls to be answered is 32 seconds; who undertook the survey; over what period of time it was undertaken; and how many...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: Telephone Services (26 Jan 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the average waiting time to speak to an official of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency by phone; and what steps they are taking to shorten the average waiting time.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (24 Jan 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what the net costs of running and funding the domestic and non-domestic renewable heat incentive schemes were in (1) England, (2) Scotland and (3) Wales, each year since their inception, and what they expect this to cost in the next three years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances (24 Jan 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the decision has been taken not to publish the annual number of immigration entry clearance visas granted to (1) licensed sponsoring employers, and (2) educational establishments, in the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pensioners: Health Services (24 Jan 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) what are the current arrangements for quantifying the amount paid by the UK to the Republic of Ireland and by the Republic of Ireland to the UK for the healthcare costs of resident pensioners; (2) what were the amounts paid by the UK and the Republic of Ireland in the last three years; (3) how many UK and Irish pensioners are involved; and (4) when the...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: BBC Media Action (23 Jan 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much has been paid to BBC Media Action in the last five years and for what particular purposes; whether evaluations by the Department for International Development found spending objectives have been achieved; and whether there are plans to continue these payments.


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