Results 1–20 of 216 for speaker:Baroness Grender

Private Sector Renters: Eviction Protection - Question ( 6 Sep 2023)

Baroness Grender: To ask His Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect renters in the private sector who are seeking help with energy-saving improvements from eviction.

Private Sector Renters: Eviction Protection - Question ( 6 Sep 2023)

Baroness Grender: Does the Minister agree that the balance is wrong if, according to a report by Generation Rent, nearly 40% of fuel-poor households rent privately but only 14% of energy company obligation grants help them in any way? Will the Minister ensure that the Renters (Reform) Bill protects tenants from either eviction or prohibitive rent rises if they get these grants? That is surely urgent, and...

Homeless People and Rough Sleeping - Question ( 1 Mar 2023)

Baroness Grender: My Lords, does the Minister agree that the one silver lining of the awful tragedy of the Covid pandemic was the Everyone In project, led by the noble Baroness, Lady Casey? But the chance to keep every homeless person in was then, frankly, squandered. Will the Minister agree to look into that wasted opportunity—the extraordinary waste of the chance at that particular moment? Will she come...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Oil: Exploration (27 Oct 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many new oil drilling extraction sites have been approved in England in the last two years; and where any such sites (1) are, or (2) are proposed to be, located.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Oil: Exploration (27 Oct 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many oil drilling extraction sites there are in England.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Fracking: Planning Permission (26 Oct 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have blocked planning permission for new oil drilling extraction sites in the UK over the past five years; and if so, (1) how many permissions they have refused, (2) when these were refused, and (3) where the application sites were located.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving Tests (21 Oct 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many driving licence test centres have closed in the last two years; and where any such closures have taken place.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving Tests (21 Oct 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many test centres for driving theory examinations have closed in the last two years; and where any such closures have taken place.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving Tests (21 Oct 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many driving licence test examiners based in Surrey there were in (1) 2019, (2) 2020, and (3) 2021.

Public Service Broadcasting (Communications and Digital Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (27 May 2021)

Baroness Grender: My Lords, as a member of this committee, I record my thanks to the noble Lord, Lord Gilbert of Panteg, for steering us through this and more recent reports. I also associate myself with his thanks to our advisers and staff. I started in this report’s final stages, so I also record my thanks to my noble friends Lady Bonham-Carter and Lady Benjamin— who preceded me and my noble friend Lord...

Rogue Landlords Register - Question (26 May 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards introducing a register of rogue landlords; and how many such landlords they have registered.

Rogue Landlords Register - Question (26 May 2021)

Baroness Grender: Given the Government’s original estimate that there are well over 10,000 rogue landlords and that there would be 600 banning orders a year—not seven, as is currently the case—and given that every one of these criminal and rogue landlords getting away with it means untold misery for thousands of tenants, what was the Minister’s response when he found out it was such a small number? As...

Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (24 May 2021)

Baroness Grender: My Lords, as many noble Lords have said, this Bill is most welcome. I thank the Minister for the meeting that he held with me last week, but I think all of us would recognise that this is a first tentative dip of the toe into the vast lake that is leasehold reform. We all hope and are impatient to see the full-blown dive, and we want it to come soon. It was five years ago that the Leasehold...

Social Housing - Question (24 May 2021)

Baroness Grender: Does the Minister accept that, if house prices rose by 2.1% in April—the highest monthly increase since 2004—making homes more affordable is simply not working? Those 4 million who are waiting for homes deserve a better answer. If this Government are all about levelling up, why are all the subsidies currently pushing up house prices? Would levelling up not be more achievable and better...

Rent Arrears: Covid-19 - Question (20 May 2021)

Baroness Grender: Does the Minister accept that loosening restrictions when 353,000 private renters are in arrears risks making families homeless, particularly while no-fault evictions are still in use? Even at this late stage, will he agree to meet Generation Rent to discuss a Covid rent debt fund, enabling renters to clear their debts and landlords to claim up to 80% of income lost, all at a fraction of the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Pornography: Internet (20 Apr 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Barran on 24 March (HL14223), what assessment they have made of (1) the percentage of commercial pornography sites, and (2) the total number of commercial pornography sites, that will not be in scope of the Online Safety Bill.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Pornography: Internet (24 Mar 2021)

Baroness Grender: To ask Her Majesty's Government which commercial pornography companies will be in scope of the Online Safety Bill; and whether commercial pornography websites which (1) do not host user-generated content, or (2) allow private user communication, will also be in scope.

Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 - Motion to Approve (18 Mar 2021)

Baroness Grender: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his explanation of the welcome extension of the ban on bailiff enforcement until 31 May, and I thank all noble Lords for participating in this debate. I also thank the Minister for his letter to me, dated 10 February, following the previous SI debate on 2 February. As the noble Lord, Lord Bourne, and my noble friends Lord Shipley and Lord Greaves have...


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