Results 101–120 of 505 for speaker:Lord Green of Deddington

Yemen - Commons Urgent Question (10 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, does the Minister agree that calls for the suspension of British arms sales to Saudi Arabia are misplaced? This would not help the search for peace; it would simply encourage the Houthis to dig their heels in still further. It would also be extremely damaging to our very important relationship with Saudi Arabia, a country in which I have served twice. Finally, does he agree that...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (8 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 21 January (HL11926), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, how many non-visa nationals whose permission to be in the UK expired, and for whom there was no record of departure, there were in each of the past five years.

Hotel Quarantine for Travellers - Private Notice Question (3 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, can the Minister assure the House that any system introduced will be resilient enough to cope with a significant inflow from Hong Kong, if that were to occur? As he will know, the Government have just granted the right of entry—and, later, settlement—to up to 5.4 million from Hong Kong, roughly the entire population of Scotland.

Written Answers — Home Office: Passports: British National (Overseas) (1 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British National (Overseas) passport applications were received in each month of 2020.

Housebuilding - Question (26 Jan 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, these questions have been focused entirely on the supply of housing, but the future demand for housing is surely a key aspect. Is the Minister aware of the latest ONS household projections for England? They show that, over the next 20 years, just over half the extra homes needed for our projected population growth will be the result of immigration; that is, nearly 300 new homes...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Skilled Workers (22 Jan 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish statistics about the operation of the new points-based immigration system under which employers could apply from 1 December 2020 to sponsor skilled workers; and which data (1) have been collected, and (2) they intend to publish.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (21 Jan 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many non-visa nationals whose permission to be in the UK expired, and for whom there was no record of departure, there were in each of the past five years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (21 Jan 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many visa nationals on (1) six-month visit visas, (2) long-term visit visas, and (3) long-term work, study or family visas, whose permission to be in the UK expired, and for whom there was no record of departure, there were in each of the past five years.

Written Answers — Treasury: EU Budget: Contributions (20 Jan 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total UK net public sector contribution to the (1) European Economic Community, and (2) EU, budget since the accession of the UK to the European Communities in 1973 at real 2019 prices.

Written Answers — Treasury: EU Budget: Contributions (18 Jan 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total UK net public sector contributions to the EU/EC budget between 1991 and 2019 at real 2019 prices.

European Union (Future Relationship) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages): Amendment to the Motion (30 Dec 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, I congratulate the Government on this agreement; it is roughly as good as we could have hoped for in the circumstances. I join other noble Lords in congratulating the noble Lord, Lord Frost, and his team of civil servants, diplomats and lawyers on their huge and successful efforts. As some noble Lords will know, I was appointed as a Cross-Bencher for my work on immigration, so I...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 (Consequential, Saving, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve (10 Dec 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, first, I endorse the remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Horam. I agree entirely with everything he said. These regulations just cross the t’s and dot the i’s of the main Immigration Bill, all very well summarised by the Minister. However, the passage of the main Bill did not allow for any serious discussion of a key element —the new points-based system—and the Government still...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Rules: Skilled Workers (2 Dec 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 17 November (HL9917), by what means they are able to introduce a limit on the number of skilled workers able to come to the UK; what is the nature of any parliamentary approval that would be required; and how long would be required for any such changes to take effect.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Kickstart Scheme (23 Nov 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stedman-Scott on 2 November (HL9276), what estimate they have made of the number of young people aged 16 to 24 who will benefit from the Kickstart Scheme.

Written Answers — Home Office: Work Permits (17 Nov 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government why the previous arrangements for a cap on the annual number of work permits (1) have been deleted in the revised Immigration Rules, published on 22 October, and (2) are stated as having been suspended in the explanatory notes, published on 22 October; what are the steps which need to be taken (a) to re-impose, and (b) to bring into force, such a cap; and what...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Hong Kong (11 Nov 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, under the new arrangements coming into force in January 2021, citizens of Hong Kong who are not British National (Overseas) passport holders will need to obtain a visa (1) in advance of arrival to enter the UK, or (2) at the port of entry.

Written Answers — Home Office: Hong Kong: Immigrants (9 Nov 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 17 September (HL7646), what are their (1) ‘central’, and (2) ‘high’, range estimates for the number of people with British National (Overseas) status who will arrive in the UK (a) in the first year, and (b) over five years, of the new immigration route.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Genocide Emergency Alert - Private Notice Question (2 Nov 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, the noble Baroness mentioned civilians. Is the Minister aware of reports of the use of phosphorus by Azerbaijan in attacking woodlands in Karabakh? This is extremely dangerous for civilians as not only is it toxic but it would also ignite the very woodlands to which they have been forced to flee by Azerbaijani shelling of towns. Can the noble Baroness ascertain whether these reports...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Kickstart Scheme (2 Nov 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many young people in the UK are expected to benefit from the Kickstart Scheme in 2021.

Asylum Seekers - Private Notice Question (29 Oct 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, does the Minister agree that any attempt to process asylum applications abroad would be rapidly overwhelmed by a huge number of claimants? Failed applicants might well head for Calais, thus making a very bad situation even worse. Have the Government considered joint maritime border controls with powers to return migrants to their point of departure?


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