Results 1–20 of 1265 for speaker:Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Equality: Coronavirus (3 Aug 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the intersection between relevant dimensions of inequality and the impact of COVID-19.

Domestic Abuse - Question (29 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, charities report that there remain significant barriers to older women disclosing domestic abuse and accessing specialist support. As a Question last week about specialist support services went unanswered by the noble Lord, Lord Parkinson, will the Minister tell us now what steps the Government are taking to ensure that such services are adequately resourced to meet all specialist needs?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (28 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the judgment in R (Pantellerisco) -v- The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions that the "earned income calculation is irrational and unlawful" in relation to the Universal Credit and the benefit cap. [T]

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (28 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of new claimants of Universal Credit are moving from legacy benefits in each month of this year.

Domestic Abuse - Private Notice Question (24 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, despite the Minister’s assurances, the “no recourse to public funds” rule is excluding many migrant domestic abuse victims from refuge housing and financial support. Will the Government therefore now suspend the rule during the pandemic and meet the Step Up Migrant Women coalition to discuss this issue and address it in the context of the Domestic Abuse Bill to ensure that it...

Domestic Abuse - Private Notice Question (24 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, despite the Minister’s assurances, the “no recourse to public funds” rule is excluding many migrant domestic abuse victims from refuge housing and financial support. Will the Government therefore now suspend the rule during the pandemic and meet the Step Up Migrant Women coalition to discuss this issue and address it in the context of the Domestic Abuse Bill to ensure that it...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pension Credit (23 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of eligible pensioners are claiming Pension Credit; and what steps they are taking to improve its take-up following the BBC’s decision to confine free TV licences to those in receipt of Pension Credit.

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (22 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, not only does the Bill do nothing to dismantle the institutional architecture of the hostile/compliant environment, directed by its predecessors, but it extends it to thousands of EU citizens, and with it, vulnerability to detention. So I, like others, hope that we will build on the efforts of Conservative MPs to introduce a time limit. Following the Home Secretary’s very welcome...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Prisoners on Remand (22 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that (1) Housing Benefit, and (2) Universal Credit in respect of rent, is paid to prisoners on remand.

Children Living in Poverty - Question (15 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, the Government like to talk about tackling the causes of poverty. One cause of today’s shameful level of child poverty in working households is the long list of cuts in social security support for children since 2010, which was a policy choice. In this new context, why are the Government refusing to take the simple step of reversing that policy choice in order to reduce child poverty?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Industrial Health and Safety: Coronavirus (15 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what sanctions employers face if they breach the guidance set out in Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19), published on 11 June, in relation to (1) people with caring responsibilities, and (2) new and expectant mothers.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Coronavirus (15 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the call coordinated by Action for Children, Barnardo’s, National Children’s Bureau, NSPCC and The Children’s Society of more than 150 children's organisations to put the needs of children at the centre of their COVID-19 recovery plans, what steps they are taking to do so.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Coronavirus (15 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether guidance to Universal Credit work coaches on the resumption of conditionality, including claimant commitment, includes an exemption in relation to COVID-19; and whether the guidance will be published.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Welfare Assistance Schemes (15 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 29 June (HL5692), when they intend to issue guidance to local authorities on the use of money for local welfare assistance schemes.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Finance (15 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they expect to complete the annual review of cash allowances paid to asylum seekers by the end of July; and if not, when they expect to complete the review.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (13 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 17 June (HL5219), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, how many people have been transferred from (1) a prison to an immigration removal centre or (2) one immigration removal centre to another, since 23 March.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus (8 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stedman-Scott on 24 June (HL5528), what proportion of claimants making (1) successful, and (2) unsuccessful, new claims for Universal Credit since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have been able (a) also, and (b) instead, to claim (i) contribution-based Jobseeker's Allowance, and (ii) contribution-based Employment...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (7 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of Universal Credit recipients are subject to the (1) two-child benefit limit, and (2) benefit cap, broken down by ethnic group.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (6 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether working parents are now permitted to use paid childcare providers but are not permitted to ask family members or friends to provide childcare while they are at work.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (6 Jul 2020)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stedman-Scott on 4 June (HL4841), whether those who are not already in receipt of an ‘exempt benefit’ but who are in the process of claiming one will be subject to the benefit cap.


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