Results 1–20 of 97 for speaker:Lord Smith of Hindhead

Written Answers — Home Office: Ukraine: Military Aid (18 Mar 2024)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty's Government what assistance they can give to organisations providing support to the Armed Forces of Ukraine who want to refurbish boats confiscated from illegal English Channel crossings to help aid the demand for small boats for medical evacuations along the Dnipro River.

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Question for Short Debate (17 Oct 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current state of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe; and what steps they are taking to secure its future.

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Question for Short Debate (17 Oct 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: My Lords, with a 10-minute speaking time, I barely know what to do with myself, having been disciplined over many years to only ever speak for about five minutes. I start by declaring my interest as a full member of the OSCE parliamentary assembly. I have enjoyed this position for almost two years, having taken the place previously filled by the noble Lord, Lord Bowness, who I thank for...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Television Licences: Non-payment (28 Jun 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to de-criminalise the non-payment of television licence fees.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Television Licences: Non-payment (29 Mar 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty's Government how many people received a fine for not paying their television licence each year from 2010 to 2022; and how many of those in each year were women.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Licensing (28 Mar 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to make it a mandatory requirement for affiliates who provide gambling tips to hold a licence.

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Local Government: Coronavirus (27 Mar 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty's Government whether all the undistributed (1) Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant, and (2) Additional Restrictions Grant, scheme funds have now been paid back by local authorities; and what is the total amount that has been repaid.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Public Houses and Social Clubs (22 Mar 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty's Government when they will know what support could be provided to (1) social clubs, and (2) pubs, which continue to struggle with energy costs when the Energy Bill Relief Scheme ends.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Rehabilitation (21 Mar 2023)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask His Majesty's Government how many new specialist gambling treatment clinics have opened since the announcement of these new centres in 2019.

Written Answers — Treasury: Hospitality Industry: Business Rates ( 6 Jun 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of how much money hospitality businesses saved in business rate reductions as a result of COVID-19 financial assistance in (1) 2020, and (2) 2021.

Written Answers — Treasury: Hospitality Industry: Business Rates ( 6 Jun 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of how much money hospitality businesses are forecast to save from the 50 per cent business rate reduction during the 2022–23 financial year.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (16 May 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: My Lords, I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this debate on Her Majesty’s gracious Speech. I will limit my comments to those relating to hospitality and, in so doing, I ask your Lordships’ House to take note of my entry in the register of interests. I welcome the Government’s focus on levelling up and regeneration, and I commend and thank the Government on what was put in...

Written Answers — Treasury: Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant: Repayments (21 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the undistributed portions of the grant made available for hospitality and leisure businesses in response to the omicron variant of COVID-19 will be paid back by local authorities to HM Treasury.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Rehabilitation (12 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money the NHS has spent treating patients with gambling-related addiction problems in (1) 2020, and (2) 2021.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Rehabilitation (12 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many patients were treated by the NHS for gambling addiction problems in (1) 2020, and (2) 2021.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Rehabilitation (12 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money the NHS received from the gambling industry, including the National Lottery, in (1) 2019, (2) 2020, and (3) 2021.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Rehabilitation (12 Apr 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government what specialist gambling-related addiction services the NHS currently operates.

Gambling Advertising - Question for Short Debate ( 1 Mar 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Foster, for initiating this important debate. I refer to my interests as set out in the register. We sometimes risk forgetting in these debates that, for millions of people in the UK, gambling is an enjoyable pastime which causes no harm and is part of the general social cohesion of weekly life. I enjoy the occasional flutter; I play the National Lottery...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Protective Clothing ( 5 Jan 2022)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 require members’ clubs and social clubs to enforce the wearing of masks, while other hospitality venues providing identical activities, such as pubs, are not required to; and why their approach to regulating members’ clubs and social clubs has changed...

Smoke-free Pavements - Question (24 Nov 2021)

Lord Smith of Hindhead: My Lords, I refer to my interests as set out in the register. The pre-pandemic hospitality industry was the third largest private sector employer and created almost 5% of GDP. At present the industry is achieving just 55% of its pre-pandemic sales but is working hard to fully recover. Does the Minister agree that now is not the right time to be discussing more red tape and restrictions for an...


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