Results 61–80 of 1095 for speaker:Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Children’s Rights - Question (30 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, why have the Government refused to introduce a statutory obligation to conduct a child rights impact assessment for every law and policy relating to children, as recommended by the UN Committee?

Universal Credit and Child Tax Credit: Two-child Limit - Question (24 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, the Government’s own statistics show that families with three or more children are at much greater risk of persistent poverty. Given that it is clear from Written Answers to the right reverend Prelate that the Government have done nothing to monitor the impact of this policy on children’s well-being, how can the Government be sure that it is in the best interests of children,...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Social Security Benefits (10 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 20 March (HL Deb, col 1426), which Government departments are responsible for sharing with the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee and non-governmental organisations the results of the evaluation to which she referred; and what is the reason for the delay in the publication of those...

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality: Electronic Government (9 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government under what powers they now require that specified nationality applications, including for registration of British citizenship, must be made online; and what representations they have received which question the introduction of such a requirement.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (9 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to amending the saving provisions in Part 3 of the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 so that the cut-off date for take charge requests under the Dublin III regulation is based on the date that the connected asylum claim was made rather than the date that the request was received.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Fees and Charges (5 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 14 February (HL13370), why they have not laid before Parliament the report by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration on an inspection of the Home Office Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System’s policies and practices relating to charging and fees within eight weeks of...

Rough Sleeping - Question (1 Apr 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, a few months ago the Secretary of State for HCLG acknowledged that there might be a link between rough sleeping and so-called welfare reform. He said that we, “need to ask ourselves some very hard questions”. What steps are the Government therefore taking to investigate and act on the links between social security cuts and rough sleeping, identified by both research and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Right to Rent Consultative Panel (26 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the Right to Rent Consultative Panel has met since the publication of the report by the Chief Inspector on Borders and Immigration on the right to rent scheme.

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Benefit (26 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 6 March (HL13927), in how many cases there has been a failure by the claimant to pay the High Income Child Benefit Charge which the claimant had then been required to repay.

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

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many couples (1) with, and (2) without, dependent children are receiving Universal Credit in (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, and (d) Northern Ireland.

Refugees - Question (20 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent destitution among newly recognised refugees in the light of the British Red Cross Report Still an ordeal, published in December 2018.

Refugees - Question (20 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, it has been three years since this House was promised action to ensure that refugees have enough time to claim social security before their asylum support is stopped. The British Red Cross report shows that the actions mentioned by the noble Baroness have not solved the problem. The refugees surveyed who had claimed universal credit were left up to 72 days in destitution. Will the...

Refugees - Question (20 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: When?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty (20 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress the Department for Work and Pensions has made in achieving sustainable development goal 1, End poverty in all its forms everywhere, for which it is the lead department; and what steps that department has taken to publicise its work on that goal.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Deductions (20 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action is open to a social security claimant where a utility company is reclaiming arrears from their benefit payment but the claimant contests the amount of the arrears because of a faulty meter.

Immigration, Nationality and Asylum (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (18 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: Before the Minister moves on, can I be clear that the Government will look at the broader family reunion position? Can she give us an assurance that the aim will be that there should not be any diminution of rights for family reunion that currently exist under Dublin III?

Immigration, Nationality and Asylum (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (18 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee states that the Home Office anticipates that loss of provisions of the Dublin regulations will have a minimal impact on how those seeking asylum in the UK are handled, yet the British Red Cross, which does invaluable work with asylum seekers in the UK, has raised real concerns in its briefing. I propose to raise just one—that which it...

Children: Covert Human Intelligence Sources - Question (18 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, do the assessments to which the noble Baroness referred include an assessment of the best interests of the child under the UN convention?

Cultural and Creative Industries: Diversity - Question (11 Mar 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, some organisations working with some of the poorest people in our society have identified access to arts and culture as a human right. What are the Government doing to make sure that children in some of the poorest areas and from the poorest families have adequate access to arts teaching in their schools?


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