Results 181–200 of 333 for speaker:Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne

Middle East — Motion to Take Note (16 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: My Lords, one recent development in the Middle East was the peaceful transfer of power in the Republic of Aden. Aden and her neighbour, Somalia, are key to the stability of the region, and indeed to a far wider region beyond, including our own society, where we have many Britons whose original families came from Yemen. Yemen is not a member of the GCC, but it has been greatly assisted by the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government: Ministerial Visits (15 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many schools, and of what types, the Secretary of State for Education has visited in this and the previous academic year; and whether there are any schools which the Secretary of State has visited on more than one occasion.

Written Answers — House of Lords: British Council: Funding (13 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Howell of Guildford on 29 November 2011 (WA 38-9), whether in the light of India's economic development they are considering reducing the amount of funding India receives from the British Council.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny (13 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Howell of Guildford on 30 November 2011 (WA 70), whether they have set themselves a timeline for producing proposals for more effective parliamentary scrutiny of European Union affairs.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny (13 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Howell of Guildford on 30 November 2011 (WA 70), when they will publish the code of practice for enhanced scrutiny of the justice and home affairs opt-in.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Syria (13 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government which United Kingdom companies have been working in Syria in the past five years; and when they ended their operations in that country, if they have done so.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Banking: World Bank (12 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will support a meritocratic selection process for the next President of the World Bank.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Building Stability Overseas Strategy (12 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 29 November 2011 (WA 40), how many countries are on their internal watch-list of fragile states.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Departments: Performance Criteria (12 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the performance criteria they have set for achieving the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Charter for Business.

Written Answers — House of Lords: International Development (12 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their priorities for the next round of international development goals following the expiry of the millennium development goals in 2015.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Schools: Teachers (12 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the teacher turnover rate in state schools in the past five years; and what was the breakdown of teacher turnover by type of state school.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Syria (12 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are considering, or are aware that their international partners are considering, military intervention in Syria.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (12 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint on 29 November 2011 (WA 65), which countries they regard as "emerging powers".

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (8 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the process by which the membership of UK Trade and Investment's sector group task forces and sector advisory groups is decided.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (6 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint on 29 November 2011 (WA 65-6), whether they will publish the analysis undertaken by UK Trade and Investment and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to identify their 20 priority high-growth markets in Britain Open for Business.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (6 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint on 29 November 2011 (WA 65-6), how they ascertain and evaluate the demand from United Kingdom businesses for the services of UK Trade and Investment abroad.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (5 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the terms of reference and membership of the Strategy Task Force announced in UK Trade and Investment's five-year strategy Britain Open for Business: Growth Through International Trade and Investment.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (5 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect the Strategy Task Force announced in UK Trade and Investment's five-year strategy Britain Open for Business: Growth Through International Trade and Investment to deliver its final report.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (5 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in line with UK Trade & Investment's commitment to enhance its evaluation mechanism to focus more on assessing the impact and value for money of its programmes, they will establish an independent commission for trade impact with a similar remit to the Independent Commission for Aid Impact established by the Department for International Development.

Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Trade and Investment (5 Mar 2012)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint on 29 November 2011 (WA 65-6), how much funding they provide to their private sector partners, such as the China-Britain Business Council, the UK-India Business Council, and the UK-ASEAN Business Council.


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