Results 21–40 of 1095 for speaker:Baroness Lister of Burtersett

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.

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

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current annual cost to the public purse of the National School Breakfast Programme.

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

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the National School Breakfast Programme on educational attainment.

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

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their latest estimate of the number of children receiving breakfasts under the National School Breakfast Programme; and how that compares with the original numbers anticipated.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (6 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations to improve information provision for Universal Credit claimants in the report by the Child Poverty Action Group Computer says ‘No!' Stage one: information provision, published in May.

Council Funding - Question (4 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: Despite what the Minister has said, the IFS report says that cuts have been larger in more deprived areas than in more affluent areas. These are areas where local welfare assistance schemes to replace the national Social Fund are most needed, yet this ultimate safety net is being shredded and the Government say they have no responsibility. Will they now take responsibility, ensure that local...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Domestic Abuse (4 Jun 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 14 May (HL Deb, col 1502) whether they will legislate for an exemption to the no recourse to public funds exclusion for survivors of domestic abuse in the final version of the Domestic Abuse Bill; and what steps they are taking to ensure that the new legal duty on local authorities to provide emergency...


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