Results 161–180 of 269 for speaker:Lord Porter of Spalding

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Local Government Finance (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations in the Local Government Association’s submission to the Autumn Budget.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Ophthalmology: Regulation (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the findings of a recent Which? investigation into the quality of optical prescriptions, whether they have any plans to review the regulation of opticians and the performance of the General Optical Council.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Gambling: Mental Health (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the link between mental health and problem gambling; and what steps they are taking to address that link.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Post-operative Care (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to raise awareness amongst GPs of post-operative problems.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Finance (27 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, Adult social care funding: State of the nation 2017.

Written Answers — Home Office: Fire Services: Crimes of Violence (22 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to reduce the number of assaults on firefighters; and whether they intend to review the legal framework to offer additional protection to emergency workers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Medals (14 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to include serving military personnel in the awarding of the British Empire Medal.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Surgical Mesh Implants (14 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many patients have had surgical mesh implants since the introduction of the procedure; and how many (1) women, and (2) men, have suffered complications following that treatment.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (9 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the prevalence of problem gambling among vulnerable groups, including (1) those with mental health issues, (2) those with substance abuse addictions, and (3) the homeless.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (7 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much of the £1.25 billion of the Future in Mind funding announced in the March 2015 Budget has been spent by Clinical Commissioning Groups in local areas; and which organisations have received that funding.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Culture: Finance (3 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards the introduction of a new cultural development fund; how that fund will support the Industrial Strategy's commitment to invest in the creative industries; and what consultation will take place with local government about its development as one of the largest public funders of cultural investment.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sexual Harassment (3 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government why the practice of up-skirting is treated as a public nuisance behaviour; and what consideration they have given to the case for characterising it as a sexual offence.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the benefits of reducing the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals from £100 to £2.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer: Analgesics (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether one possible outcome of NHS England’s consultation, Items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care: consultation on guidance for CCGs, may be a limit imposed on the pain management treatments prescribed within NICE guidelines for cancer patients.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Transvaginal Mesh Implants (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the publication in July of NHS England's Mesh Oversight Group final report, whether they intend to hold a formal investigation into the concerns attributed to the use of surgical mesh implants.

Review of Gaming Machines - Statement (31 Oct 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: Does the Minister agree that noble Lords are quite right to see this as being not FOBT but fobbed off? The stake is considerably too high, even if it is halved. It should not be possible for somebody to lose more than a week’s wages in a matter of moments. That money is lost to the local economy—it is being wasted—and we need to do something as quickly as possible to make sure that all...

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

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many businesses have been found to be avoiding business rates through fraudulent use of mandatory business rates reliefs in each of the past five financial years; and what is their estimate of the loss of income resulting from that avoidance.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures Review (23 Oct 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made with their review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Combined Authorities (18 Oct 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many proposals to establish a combined authority have been (1) received, (2) approved, and (3) rejected, since 8 May 2015.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Finance (24 Apr 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the allocation of £2 billion of new money for adult social care to be released by 2019–20, what steps they will take to ensure that (1) local government, and (2) representatives of local government, are fully engaged in the preparation of the Green Paper on the funding of adult social care, so that that those responsible for social care locally...


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