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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS and Public Health England: Computer Software (28 Oct 2020)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the WannaCry ransomware attack on the NHS, what instructions were provided to (1) NHS, and (2) Public Health England (PHE), staff about the importance of software updates; what assessment they have made of whether the PHE Excel errors, resulting in COVID-19 cases being unreported, were related to a lack of software updates; and what plans they have...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Facsimile Transmission (13 Oct 2020)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many fax machines are regularly used in the NHS.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Road Traffic Offences (22 Sep 2020)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many vehicles have been stopped for reasons which include overloading in each region in England in the last 12 months; how many such vehicles have been tested for gross weight; and how many drivers have been arrested for being found to have overloaded their vehicle.

Trade Bill - Second Reading (8 Sep 2020)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, first, I declare my interests in trading companies, as listed in the register. When I first opened the Bill, I wondered why much of it was necessary. It had never occurred to me that HMRC could not already do what is permitted under this Bill. Was this collection of data done anyway and then stopped? Surely the data collection was necessary to make the figures accurate. Clearly,...

Electric Vehicles - Question (25 Mar 2020)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to facilitate the use of electric vehicles. Lord Borwick had withdrawn his Oral Question.

Wuhan Coronavirus - Statement (26 Feb 2020)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, my noble friend has spoken a lot about the tests. Can he give us an estimate of their accuracy? Is there a large number of false negatives or false positives in the test results?

Business Confidence - Question (28 Jan 2020)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Confederation of British Industry’s Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey, published on 22 January, and its findings on business confidence.

Business Confidence - Question (28 Jan 2020)

Lord Borwick: Does my noble friend the Minister agree that such a dramatic increase in business confidence would normally be expected to be followed by an increase in capital investment in those businesses, an increase in employment and general improvement in the standards of the economy?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Essential Tremor: Ultrasonics (31 Oct 2019)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress NHS England has made to commission MR-guided focused ultrasound for patients with essential tremor.

Lung Health - Question (1 Jul 2019)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, I declare my interest as in the register. Does my noble friend agree that air quality is vital for lung health and will she comment on the distressing fact that lung diseases are strongly correlated with poverty, and that air quality is worst in poor areas?

Disabled People - Motion to Take Note (9 May 2019)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, I will quickly thank all noble Lords for taking part and for taking a few seconds to pay undeserved compliments, for which I am very grateful. I think that, when the noble Baroness, Lady Thomas, called for more influential disabled people, she underestimated her own influence. I thank everybody for putting aside other problems to talk about the future. I will have to look out for my...

Disabled People - Motion to Take Note (9 May 2019)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, I declare my interests as noted in the register, particularly my interests in accessible transport, housing and charities. The lives of disabled people are often challenging. We rightly work hard to try to meet those challenges, and many disabled people say that we do not work hard enough. But the main reason I called for this debate today was to focus on the positives. Over the...

Residential Construction and Housing Supply - Motion to Take Note (24 Apr 2019)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, I first declare my interests, as noted in the register, as a house developer with sites in Bicester, Scotland and Sussex. I am also a trustee of a charity for the education of deaf children and of other charities involved with disabilities. Modern methods of construction, as considered in our excellent Science and Technology Committee report last year, should include making houses...

Economy: Purchasing Managers’ Index - Question (11 Apr 2019)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Purchasing Managers’ Index figure of 55.1 for the United Kingdom published on 1 April and the comparative performance in Germany.

Economy: Purchasing Managers’ Index - Question (11 Apr 2019)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, declaring my interests in the register as a manufacturer, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Economy: Purchasing Managers’ Index - Question (11 Apr 2019)

Lord Borwick: I thank my noble friend for his Answer and agree that many small companies are doing very well indeed. The PMI, which is a forward-looking index, backs up the excellent GDP and Treasury figures to suggest that the UK economy is thriving. There are always economists who practise the dismal science and who will predict doom and search for a dark cloud wherever they find a silver lining. Does my...

Written Answers — Home Office: Forensic Science Regulator (20 Feb 2019)

Lord Borwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service last met the Forensic Science Regulator; and how regularly he has met her since her appointment.

Honda in Swindon - Statement (19 Feb 2019)

Lord Borwick: My Lords, I declare my interests on the register as a manufacturer of carbon fibre parts for the automotive industry. Does the Minister welcome the comments on “The World at One” today from His Excellency the Japanese ambassador, who said that—while the closure of the Honda factory is not about Brexit—Japan looks forward to an even more liberal and ambitious free trade agreement with...


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