Results 81–100 of 388 for speaker:Lord German

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (6 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government (a) how many, and (b) what percentage of, people who are eligible for the incapacity benefits transition trials in Burnley and Aberdeen have not been contacted to inform them of their transition to employment and support allowance.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (6 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government what conclusions they have drawn from the incapacity benefits transition trials in Burnley and Aberdeen.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Compensation (6 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government what compensation arrangements are in place regarding the power surge from Western Power Distribution into Cardiff signal box, which resulted in huge delays for train users in South Wales on 22 March.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (26 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government (a) how many, and (b) what percentage of, applicants involved in the incapacity benefits transition trials in Burnley and Aberdeen (1) were assessed fit for work, (2) were assessed fit for work and have appealed against the decision, (3) were assessed as having limited capability for work, (4) were assessed as having limited capability for work and have...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (26 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the language used in (a) official statements, and (b) press briefings, about the transition from incapacity benefits to the employment and support allowance effectively communicates their intentions.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Deficit Reduction (26 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the likely impact of moving the deficit reduction target from 2015 to (a) 2017, and (b) 2018, on (1) the rate of interest, and (2) the amount of interest to be paid each year on the national debt.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Employment: Work Programme (26 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government which contractors have been selected for the Work Programme in each region of the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Pensions (26 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effect on pensioner incomes (a) in absolute terms, and (b) as a percentage of earnings, of the second option for pensions reforms set out in the White Paper A state pension for the 21st century for (1) those retiring after the implementation of reforms and before 2020, (2) those retiring in each subsequent decade for which...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Resignalling Projects (26 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 31 March (WA 305-6), whether (a) the cabling and installations, and (b) the signalling gantries, being put in place on the section of railway line between Newport and the Severn Tunnel will require additional equipment or modification to permit the use of the line by electrified train services.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Deputy Prime Minister's Office (27 Apr 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much the Deputy Prime Minister's office cost between May 1997 and April 1998. To ask Her Majesty's Government how much was spent on travel for the Deputy Prime Minister between May 1997 and April 1998. To ask Her Majesty's Government how much was spent on security for the Deputy Prime Minister between May 1997 and April 1998.

Housing Benefit — Question (3 May 2011)

Lord German: My Lords, I congratulate the Minister on such a comprehensive independent review. Will he indicate the geographic spread of areas which will be covered? Will it include hard-to-let difficult areas as well as rural and urban areas in the whole of the country?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Compensation (10 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 6 April (WA 405), whether they have made any inquiry of the train operating companies about the value of compensation vouchers that are not cashed.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Resignalling Projects (10 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord De Mauley on 26 April (WA 93), what is the estimated cost of the modifications needed for the line between Newport and the Severn tunnel to be fully compliant with electrification immunity requirements.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Consumer Prices Index (11 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to refine the methodology for the Consumer Prices Index to ensure that it is a suitable measure of inflation for the uprating of thresholds, benefits and pension rights.

Disabled People: Disability Living Allowance — Question (11 May 2011)

Lord German: My Lords, I welcome the news that the budget will not be reduced over the lifetime of this Parliament, but I am sure that my noble friend understands that many recipients of DLA are very worried about the proposed changes before them. Further to the question asked by the noble Lord, Lord Low, what words of comfort does the Minister have for those who are about to be reassessed, to ensure that...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (16 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 6 April (WA 381), which aspects of the incapacity benefit reassessment process will now be enhanced.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Consumer Prices Index (18 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 11 May (WA 213), whether their review of the consumer prices index will include reviewing the reasons why the difference between the consumer prices index and the retail prices index is larger in Britain than in other European Union and Commonwealth countries.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Pensions (18 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 26 April (WA 90), when they will publish the impact assessment for the consultation paper A state pension for the 21st century.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Benefits (19 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 26 April (WA 16), how they will ensure that disabled people fully understand the Government's aims and proposals for changes to incapacity benefit.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health and Safety: Adventure Activities (19 May 2011)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Health and Safety Executive intends to begin a consultation on adventure activities.


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