Results 1–20 of 1081 for speaker:Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (23 Jul 2019)

Impact on children of the no recourse to public funds immigration condition – Baroness Lister of Burtersett. Oral questions

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (17 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Buscombe on 25 June (HL Deb, col 1004), what sources they used to inform their statements that the UK (1) delivers the fourth most generous level of welfare support in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), (2) spends more on family benefits than any other country in the G7, and (3) spends the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 (9 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Buscombe on 25 June (HL16417), why the draft Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019, which were laid on 14 January, have not yet been tabled for debate and affirmative resolution in the House of Lords.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty (8 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Buscombe on 19 June (HL Deb, col 771), on what occasions the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights was "not keen to engage" with UK officials.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (8 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the current (1) weekly rates of Child Benefit, and (2) monthly rates of Universal Credit standard allowances and child elements; and what would each of those rates have been had they not been frozen for the past four years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Poverty (8 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Baroness Buscombe on 25 June (HL Deb, col 1003), whether they will now ask the National Audit Office to examine the feasibility of implementing the cumulative social impact assessment recommended by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights; and whether they will explain what they meant by their reservation...

Brexit: Other Policy Areas - Question (2 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, the Secretary of State has acknowledged that the Government do not have what they call the “bandwidth” to deal with social care alongside Brexit. The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services has described social care in England as adrift on a “sea of inertia”. Is it not time that the Government did something to put an end to this inertia? I am afraid that the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: English Language: Education (1 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the integration benefits to communities particularly in terms of integration of allowing asylum seekers to have access to free English language classes.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: National Preventive Mechanism (1 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 4 June (HL15680), what is their response to the recommendations on the National Preventive Mechanism, made in the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee against Torture following its most recent periodic review of the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (1 Jul 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Buscombe on 6 June (HL15922), whether the information provided about deductions in the Universal Credit statement includes information about how much debt is left to pay and the recovery rate being applied.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Breakfast Clubs (26 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by of Lord Agnew of Oulton on 13 June (HL16098 and HL16099), whether they will answer the question put about (1) when a decision will be made on the future funding of the National School Breakfast Programme, and (2) what is the current annual cost of the programme to the public purse.

Poverty and Human Rights: UN Report - Question (25 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to address the concerns raised by the report of the United Nation’s special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on his visit to the United Kingdom, published on 22 May.

Poverty and Human Rights: UN Report - Question (25 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, the Government have previously dismissed the report as “nonsense”, “barely believable” and “inaccurate”, and have effectively rejected virtually all its recommendations. Yet, as was pointed out in this House last week, the DWP’s lead poverty official has acknowledged that it “made … good points” and was “factually correct”. One of those facts was the highly...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (25 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to start the pilot of Universal Credit managed migration in July; if so, when in July; and what meetings they have held with stakeholders to discuss any such pilot.

Children Living in Poverty - Question (17 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: On behalf of my noble friend Lady Primarolo, and with her permission, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in her name on the Order Paper.

Children Living in Poverty - Question (17 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, I beg to differ that these figures show that work is the best route out of poverty, which is a message that the Government repeatedly tell us. How do they account for the fact that seven in 10 children in poverty have a working parent, up from just over half at the point they first took power? In particular, what assessment have they made of the impact on current and future levels...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Homelessness (17 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 2 May (HL Deb, col 1062), when they will send, and place a copy in the Library of the House, the letter referred to.

Written Answers — Treasury: Soft Drinks: Taxation (17 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current annual revenue from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Breakfast Clubs: Finance (13 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will make a decision on funding for the National School Breakfast Programme.


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