Results 21–40 of 269 for speaker:Lord Porter of Spalding

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Breast Cancer: Screening (21 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that women are able to attend breast screening appointments, following reports from Breast Cancer Now that up to 986,000 women in the UK missed their mammograms due to breast screening programmes being paused as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Expenditure (19 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to announce the Comprehensive Spending Review; and what plans they have to put in place a programme of support to mitigate financial pressures on local authorities while that Review is undertaken.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Bipolar Disorder: Lithium (14 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the NHS has secure access to Priadel for the treatment of bipolar disorder.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health (8 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to keep public health functions within local government responsibilities; and how they plan to ensure that such functions are sustainably funded.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Health Services (7 Oct 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that cancer survival rates are not adversely impacted by the cancellation or delay in cancer screening, diagnostic testing, and cancer treatments.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Assessments (23 Sep 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure the successful operation of the 2021 BTEC, GCSE, and A-Level examinations and the subsequent publication of results.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: National Institute for Health Protection: Public Appointments (22 Sep 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the governance of the National Institute for Health Protection will include representatives from both national and local government.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Coronavirus (16 Jul 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether employment programmes could be targeted to support the economic recovery of local authority areas from COVID-19.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health: Coronavirus (7 Jul 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to invest additional resources into public health to help public health teams meet any backlog in the demand for services which had to be stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Infrastructure and Public Transport (7 Jul 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to give councils long-term, devolved infrastructure and public transport budgets.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Works Loan Board (2 Jul 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that future lending terms for the Public Works Loan Board do not restrict councils' access to borrowing, in particular for projects to support economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in areas such as (1) housing, (2) infrastructure, and (3) regeneration.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Leisure: Facilities (1 Jul 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of council-run recreational facilities such as leisure centres, parks, and green spaces in tackling obesity; and what plans they have to invest in these services to support their continued financial viability.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Social Distancing (23 Jun 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have plans to amend the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 to allow local councils in England to return to physical meetings while maintaining social distancing; and whether any proposed amendments to the regulations will...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Right to Buy Scheme (23 Jun 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to extending the timeframe in which local authorities must spend retained Right to Buy receipts from three years to five years.

Coronavirus Bill - Second Reading (Continued) (24 Mar 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: My Lords, I declare my interests as detailed in the register. If anybody ever doubted the statement that we could not have a truly sustainable National Health Service without a truly sustainable care service, this pandemic will write it in neon lights. I am sure that the whole House will ensure that it is heard loud and clear by the Government at every opportunity. Unlike the noble Lords,...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Exercise (13 Feb 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential health benefits of an active lifestyle; what plans they have to invest in sports and leisure infrastructure; and what steps they are taking to ensure that people benefit from the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cultural Heritage (13 Feb 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of local councils in preserving heritage; and what plans they have to meet with the Local Government Association and the National Trust to discuss a strategy for the future of local heritage assets.

Yorkshire: Devolution - Question (10 Feb 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: My Lords, I beseech my noble friend the Minister to make sure that the last of the Yorkshire deals he spoke of, the one that incorporated North and North East Lincolnshire, does not go through? I declare an interest as the leader of South Holland District Council in Lincolnshire, and I still have hopes that one day we will get a deal for Lincolnshire as whole.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Reform (29 Jan 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to bring forward their proposals to reform adult social care and support; and whether they intend to work closely with the Local Government Association to take forward those proposals.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: *No heading* (29 Jan 2020)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their plans to reform care and support will consider adults of all ages and unpaid carers, as well as older people.


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