Results 1821–1840 of 1867 for speaker:Simon Kirby

Written Answers — Justice: Welfare Benefit Cases: Legal Aid (19 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much his Department spent on legal aid in respect of defendants in cases involving welfare benefits in each year since 2007.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: VAT (Small Businesses) (12 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: What recent representations he has received on the time taken by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs to provide VAT numbers to new small businesses.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: VAT (Small Businesses) (12 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: I thank the Minister. A number of businesses in Brighton have waited a very long time to receive their VAT numbers. Does the Minister agree that the prevention of fraud is as important as providing a prompt service?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Help for Families (11 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: What progress has been made on his Department's plans to help families with multiple problems.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Help for Families (11 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: I am sure the Minister remembers visiting Whitehawk primary school in my constituency. With reference to families with multiple problems, does he agree that dealing with these complex issues early can often save the state money in the long run?

Written Answers — Treasury: VAT: Registration (11 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Chief Executive of HM Revenue and Customs on the issuing of value added tax registration numbers to new businesses; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Reform (4 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he plans to meet the Local Government Association to discuss proposed changes to housing benefit; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Reform (4 Oct 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will bring forward proposals for a transition period for implementation of the proposed changes to housing benefit in respect of local authority areas with the highest (a) average rents and (b) proportion of housing stock in the private rented sector.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Homelessness (14 Sep 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will bring forward proposals to enable local authorities to assist those in priority groups as defined by the Homelessness Act 2002 into housing in the private rented sector in respect of which the lease is less than 10 years in duration.

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services Authority: Fees and Charges (13 Sep 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Chief Executive of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) on the effects on small businesses of the FSA's fee increases; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business (13 Sep 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his timetable is for implementing the local enterprise partnerships strategy; and if he will make a statement.

Women and Equalities: Sexual Equality (22 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: What recent discussions she has had with her international counterparts on international standards for the treatment of openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Women and Equalities: Sexual Equality (22 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: Will the Government use their influence to support the UN statement that calls on states to ensure that sexual orientation or gender identity may under no circumstance be used for discrimination or criminal proceedings?

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Electoral Register (20 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he is taking to ensure the accuracy of the electoral register in each constituency.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit (19 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will consider phasing in the proposed reductions to housing benefit over a three-year period in areas likely to be significantly affected.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit (19 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether the proposed reductions in housing benefit will apply to those already in receipt of the benefit.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Homelessness (19 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the effect on the number of (a) homeless people and (b) those sleeping rough of the proposed changes to housing benefit.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Local Government Finance (19 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he intends to provide additional funding to those local authorities where there is a difference between prevailing rent levels and the level of housing benefit.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Renewable Energy: Research (19 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps his Department has taken to encourage universities to assist in the development of new, sustainable energy sources.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (13 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent estimate he has made of the annual cost to businesses of participation in the CRC Energy Efficiency scheme.


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