Results 141–160 of 269 for speaker:Lord Porter of Spalding

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pancreatic Cancer (21 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to assess the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit in order to determine how well GPs are supported in recognising the symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Obesity: Children (21 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that children between the age of 10 and 19 require hip replacements due to obesity; and what steps they will take to support local government bodies to improve public health in this regard.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Franchises (20 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to use the provisions in the Bus Services Act 2017 to allow non-mayoral authorities to access bus franchising powers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Decorations (20 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 14 November (HL2735), what was (1) the service, and (2) the rank, of each of the 113 Service personnel granted honours in the military division of Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday Honours List for 2017.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Finance (20 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to meet the pressures on local authority children's services and adult social care identified by the Office for Budget Responsibility in its November 2017 Economic and Fiscal Outlook.

House of Lords: Lord Speaker’s Committee Report - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (19 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: My Lords, like previous speakers before me, I pay tribute to the noble Lord, Lord Burns, and the committee, before moving straight on to say that I disagree with the recommendations—not all of them, but the principal drive towards reducing the number of Members of this House. It was a question that should not have been set. It is not on the public’s lips; it is not in MPs’ mailbags....

Local Government Finance Settlement - Statement (19 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: My Lords, first, I remind noble Lords of my interests listed in the register— namely, that I am the chairman of the Local Government Association. I am also the leader of South Holland District Council, which is in Lincolnshire, so I thank the Government very much for letting us be one of the pilots. We much appreciate that. As my noble friend might expect, I need to be critical of the fact...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children (12 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any assessment has been made of the effectiveness of the operating models of social care trusts in relation to improving local children’s services.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (11 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to provide additional funding for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services post 2020.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (11 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide additional funding for child and adolescent mental health services in England and Wales post 2020.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Public Transport (8 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to communicate across the private and public sectors lessons learnt from the Total Transport project.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (5 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that the whole of (1) the £1.25 billion of Future in Mind Funding announced in the March 2015 Budget, and (2) the £150 million announced in the Autumn Statement 2014, will be released to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services by 2020.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Diesel Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions (4 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the cost of implementing a national diesel scrappage scheme as a part of their plans to improve air quality.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children (4 Dec 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any evaluation has been conducted to assess the effectiveness of the Partners in Practice programme in improving local authority children’s services.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Protection (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government in the light of their Children in need and child protection statistics, for 2006–07 and 2016–17, showing an increase in the number of children who were the subject of a child protection plan in place at year end from 27,900 to 51,080, what assessment they have made of the factors leading to that increase.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fly-tipping (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of their Fly-tipping statistics for England 2016–17 which shows a 7 per cent increase in fly-tipping incidents from the previous year, what steps they are taking to deter and punish fly-tipping.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Repairs and Maintenance (28 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much of the funding they provide to Highways England is invested in improving local roads, and what is their assessment of the importance of those roads in supporting traffic flows on the Strategic Roads Network.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children and Young People (28 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations in the report by the Local Government Association, Bright Futures—getting the best for children, young people and families.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing: Construction (28 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many viability assessments in (1) 2015, (2) 2016, and (3) 2017, have led to affordable housing requirements attached to planning conditions being reduced on appeal.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Non-domestic Rates: Tax Evasion (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 27 October (HL1859), what plans they have to work with local government to address business rates avoidance.


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