Results 1–20 of 597 for speaker:Lord Lee of Trafford

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Public Interest (18 Jul 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the non-disclosure of the details of a meeting between Lord Brownlow of Shurlock Row and Oliver Dowden on the grounds that releasing the information would not be in the public interest, what are the criteria for deciding whether or not something meets the public interest test; who is responsible for that decision; and who took the decision not to...

Schools: Financial Education - Question (12 Jul 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: How is the financial education of young people helped by prohibiting grand- parents taking out junior ISAs for their grandchildren?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Solar Power: Batteries (24 May 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the reduction in VAT on solar batteries, what plans they have to rectify the current shortage of such batteries.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Swimming Pools (23 May 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will make targeted hypothecated funds available to keep heated public swimming pools open.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (18 May 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: My Lords, in a world of nuclear stockpiles and proliferation risks, our generation has been extraordinarily fortunate—but I worry for our children and grandchildren. Any regime which is prepared to see upwards of 20,000 of its troops killed and thousands injured, create 5 million-plus refugees and brutally devastate a country is quite capable of pressing the nuclear button, be it on the...

Heritage Steam Sector: Coal - Question (18 May 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: My Lords, I declare an interest as the president of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. Would not the heritage steam sector, like all other tourist activities, benefit from double summer time or something similar? Is it not time that the Government set up an independent commission to look at the merits of greater daylight usage, which is supported by so many organisations,...

Ukraine Update - Statement (27 Apr 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: My Lords, may I ask the Minister about the very sad situation with Ukrainian casualties, both military and civil? Our medical teams during the Afghan situation developed very specialised skills in this area post-conflict. The Statement refers to our sending 10 pallets of medical equipment. Has Britain offered any more help on the medical side? Has there been any offer of our willingness to...

Water Companies: Duties and Accountability - Question (4 Apr 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: My Lords, I do not believe that when the earlier Government embarked on the privatisation programme, they ever imagined that so many of our utilities would end up being owned by overseas bodies. Do the Government ever have a dialogue with the overseas owners of some of our water companies, as distinct from with their professional managers or boards?

Written Answers — Treasury: Individual Savings Accounts: Children (28 Mar 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Penn on 28 February (HL6497), what assessment they have made of whether giving grandparents with written parental approval the ability to open a junior ISA on behalf of a grandchild would significantly increase the number of such ISAs taken out, in line with their policy objective.

Written Answers — Treasury: Individual Savings Accounts: Children (10 Mar 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their reasons for preventing grandparents from opening Junior ISAs for their grandchildren; and what assessment they have made of the compatibility of this prohibition with their policy of encouraging people to save more.

Crypto Currencies - Question (28 Feb 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: My Lords, given the worrying numbers of young people ignorantly speculating in cryptocurrencies, is there not now a compelling case to substantially increase the quality and quantity of financial education in our schools and colleges?

Ukraine Update - Statement (22 Feb 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: My Lords, in the event of serious conflict, has consideration been given to offering medical treatment in this country to seriously wounded Ukrainians?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: KPMG: Silentnight (17 Feb 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decision of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to retain the fine money levied on KPMG and one of its then partners by the Financial Reporting Council, rather than paying it to the Silentnight pension scheme which lost out as a result of KPMG’s actions.

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence (10 Feb 2022)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) risks, and (2) potential legal consequences, for individuals who intervene to try to stop an assault or similar violent crime.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Young People (22 Dec 2021)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Evening Standard and Independent's £1 million Skill Up Step Up campaign to help address youth joblessness; and what plans they have, if any, to match-fund the newspapers' campaign.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Training: Ethnic Groups (22 Dec 2021)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide (1) training, and (2) job opportunities, for members of the black community in London, aged 16–24, who are currently unemployed.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Hospitality Industry: Vacancies (20 Dec 2021)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to help the hospitality sector fill job vacancies in that sector.

Written Answers — Treasury: Capital Gains Tax (16 Dec 2021)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the letter on behalf of the Chancellor to the Office of Tax Simplification on 30 November, what plans they have, if any (1) to increase capital gains tax rates, (2) to align capital gains tax rates with income tax, or (3) to reduce the annual capital gains tax allowance.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release: Government Assistance (14 Dec 2021)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) financial, and (2) travel, support they provide to prisoners on release.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Per Capita Costs (14 Dec 2021)

Lord Lee of Trafford: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their latest estimate of the weekly cost of keeping an individual in prison.


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