Results 121–140 of 1095 for speaker:Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Christmas Bonus (7 Jan 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Christmas bonus paid to claimants of certain benefits has been abolished for claimants moving to Universal Credit; and whether they made any announcement about that change.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (7 Jan 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to extend the universal support scheme to cover Universal Credit managed migration; and if so, what additional funding will be made available to Citizens Advice for that purpose.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (4 Jan 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment has been made of the accessibility of the Universal Credit processes for applicants whose first language is not English or Welsh.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Refugees (4 Jan 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the British Red Cross report Still an ordeal: The move-on period for new refugees, published on 6 December, that Universal Credit payments to newly recognised refugees are being delayed due to Habitual Residency Tests being inconsistently applied by job centres.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Refugees (3 Jan 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment has been made of the effectiveness and accessibility of the Universal Credit advance payment service for newly recognised refugees.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Finance (21 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendation made by the British Red Cross in its report Still an ordeal: the move-on period for new refugees, published on 6 December, that the time given to refugees before they become ineligible for asylum support following the granting of refugee status should be extended to 56 days

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prescriptions: Universal Credit (20 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government when the FP10 prescription exemption form will be updated to include an exemption box for Universal Credit claimants entitled to free prescriptions; and what guidance they have provided to Universal Credit claimants claiming free prescriptions before the updated form becoming available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Refugees (20 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Buscombe on 29 June (HL8775), when they will publish the findings of their monitoring of the supported handover process for refugees.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Domestic Violence (18 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the domestic violence and abuse easement to Jobseeker's Allowance has been applied for each year since 2012, including 2018 to date, in (1) England, (2) Wales, and (3) Scotland.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Domestic Violence (18 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the domestic violence and abuse easement to Universal Credit work-related requirements has been applied to date in (1) England, (2) Wales, and (3) Scotland.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Domestic Violence (18 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the child distress easement to Universal Credit work-related requirements has been applied to date in (1) England, (2) Wales, and (3) Scotland.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (18 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the (1) average, and (2) maximum time that payment of carer's allowance is withheld during a financial review.

Asylum Seekers: Removal - Question (17 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, how does the Minister define the word “indefinite”? In my dictionary, it means that there is no fixed time limit. We are unusual in this country in having no fixed time limit for detention. It does not mean that people are held in detention for ever, as she seemed to imply in her response to the noble Lord, Lord Roberts.

Poverty in the United Kingdom - Question (17 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, published on 16 November, following his visit to the United Kingdom.

Poverty in the United Kingdom - Question (17 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: The rapporteur held up a shaming mirror to poverty in our country, reinforced today by teachers’ warning of the increasingly devastating impact on their pupils. The Government’s response demonstrated their state of denial and indifference towards the impact of their policies that he criticised. Instead of constantly hiding behind cherry-picked statistics, as they have done today, why do...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Domestic Violence (10 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Bill for Survivors, published by Women’s Aid, and its proposal that they should have a statutory duty to “assess all welfare reforms for their impact on survivors’ ability to escape abuse”.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Families (5 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Buscombe on 20 November (HL11324), in which period the UK spent 3.8 per cent of GDP on expenditure classified by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development as “family benefits”; and whether "family benefits" include (1) tax breaks, and (2) cash benefits and services.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (5 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure the accountability of service providers under the new (1) Asylum Accommodation and Support Transformation, and (2) Advice, Issues Resolution and Eligibility contracts for asylum accommodation.

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality: Children (3 Dec 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 6 November (HL10945), whether they will now answer the question previously asked, namely how many children have had their applications for British citizenship denied because they failed the good character test in each of the last five years for which information is available.


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