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Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill - Committee: Amendment 9 (26 Oct 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: My Lords, I have not spoken in this House for close on two years—18 months at least—through Covid. I was not intending to speak today because of the Environment Bill coming through and the things that I personally disagree with that were in it, which none of us has covered. I have listened to my noble friends on this side in bringing forward this amendment. I understand the argument that...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Caravan Sites: Licensing (13 Jul 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to allowing the addition of a separate set of Model Standards to those provided in 1983 under the Caravan Sites Control and Development Act 1960, which would recognise the distinction between caravans and motorcaravans.

Written Answers — Home Office: Violent and Sex Offender Register (9 Jul 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will meet with the family of Collette Gallacher to discuss changing the law to ensure that those convicted of committing violent sexual offences against children before 1997 can be included on the sex offenders register.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles (21 Apr 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the electrification of vehicles on (1) lowering the cost of motoring, and consequentially, (2) the mode shift to public transport and active travel.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Coronavirus (9 Apr 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to periodically review the £700 million education recovery package for children and young people, announced on 24 February, to ensure that those from the most disadvantaged backgrounds are being supported.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Carbon Emissions (7 Apr 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to work with local government to deliver national strategies for carbon reduction.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Coronavirus (6 Apr 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure the new £700 million education recovery package for children and young people will prioritise those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Government: Buildings (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the resources local authorities will need to replace fossil fuel heating in their buildings and housing stock to meet the Government's net zero carbon emission targets.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Vehicles (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that (1) electricity networks have capacity to facilitate the mass rollout of electric vehicles, and (2) the process of connecting electric vehicle charging points to those networks is effective and efficient.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles (29 Mar 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide (1) additional support to councils to electrify their vehicles, and (2) councils with advice on how they can achieve electrification of their vehicles.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles: Charging Points (29 Mar 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of local councils in delivering electric vehicle charging infrastructure to meet the Government’s 2030 target to end the sale of new diesel and petrol cars in the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Test and Trace Support Payment (18 Feb 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether councils will be given discretion over the payment of the £500 self-isolation Test and Trace support grant so that councils can pay those claimants who do not submit their claim within two weeks, providing a legitimate reason is given for the delay in the application.

Written Answers — Home Office: Buildings: Insulation (14 Jan 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of fires since 2012 in buildings over (1) 18 metres or six storeys high, and (2) 11 metres or four storeys high, have had (a) non-combustible insulation, (b) combustible cavity insulation, and (c) no cavity insulation.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hospitals: Coronavirus (13 Jan 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of COVID-19 patients in hospitals are diagnosed with the virus (1) before being admitted, or on (2) day 1, (3) day 2, (4) day 3, (5) day 4, (6) day 5, (7) day 6, (8) day 7, (9) day 8, (10) day 9, (11) day 10, (12) day 11, (13) day 12, (14) day 13, (15) day 14, (16) day 15, of being admitted.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Coronavirus (13 Jan 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Berridge on 7 December (HL10633), what assessment they have made of the impact of school exclusion on those children who are prevented from attending school due to COVID-19 infection in their support bubble.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Home Care Services: Coronavirus (11 Jan 2021)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what data they collect on the number of (1) homecare workers, and (2) people who receive care in their own homes, who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academic Year: Coronavirus (7 Dec 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Berridge on 26 October (HL9059), what plans they have to close schools and move to online learning before the Christmas holidays to enable (1) children to be isolated in their family groups, and (2) extended family gatherings in a COVID-19 secure manner.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academic Year: Coronavirus (26 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to finish the winter school term early in order to ensure that children can be isolated in their family groups, ahead of any extended family gatherings that may take place in line with social distancing regulations.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Coronavirus (23 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the restricted access to teaching and part-time employment opportunities experienced by university students in areas affected by additional COVID-19 restrictions,what plans they have to limit the charges those universities operating within such areas can make on their students.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Influenza: Vaccination (22 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the programme of flu vaccinations is delivered successfully for this autumn and winter.


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