Results 1–20 of 58 for speaker:Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court

Health and Social Care Levy Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (11 Oct 2021)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: My Lords, I draw attention to my declaration of interests in the register, including the ownership of a flat that I rent out. I have long been in favour of a health and social care levy and, unlike most former Treasury officials, I am in favour of the hypothecation set out in the Bill. It was clear long before we knew about Covid-19 that the country would need to spend more on the national...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Lex Greensill (18 Mar 2021)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any meeting took place between the then Cabinet Secretary and Lex Greensill on 7 November 2017; and if so, what record exists of that meeting.

Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note (12 Mar 2021)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: My Lords, I add my congratulations to the noble Lord, Lord Khan of Burnley, on his eloquent maiden speech. There is much in this Budget which is sensible. It is right to support the economy at the current time. It is right to support people who cannot work and businesses that cannot open. Some of the measures are ingenious; I regret not having advised the then Chancellor Alistair Darling to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fish: Exports (27 Jan 2021)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the UK–EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement on fish exports.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Customs: France (27 Jan 2021)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government what actions they are taking to rectify issues with commodity codes that are reportedly causing trucks exporting fish to France to be delayed at the UK–France border.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Contact Tracing: Computer Software (11 Dec 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much (1) has been spent to date, and (2) they estimate will be spent this financial year, on the NHS Test and Trace service.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Lex Greensill (13 Nov 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government on what occasions since 1 January 2012 Cabinet Office officials have met Lex Greensill.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Coronavirus (5 Nov 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to recent comments by the chairman of Accrington Stanley Football Club that "clubs below the Premier League have never been at higher risk", what plans they have to encourage the Premier League to provide financial support to struggling clubs in the English Football League.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Arms Trade: Turkey (21 Oct 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to change their policy on granting arms export licences to Turkey in the light of the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Finance Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (17 Jul 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: My Lords, I want belatedly to congratulate the Minister on his appointment to the Treasury. I had the good fortune of supporting from the official Box one of his distinguished predecessors, the noble Earl, Lord Caithness, in a Finance Bill debate back in the 1980s. I wish the Minister well in responding to so many speakers today. The Chancellor set out a sensible Budget in March, and this is...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Faculty (16 Jun 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Accounting Officer for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government signed off the decision to let a contract to Faculty; whether the Accounting Officer (1) has confirmed that the contract was subject to open competition, and (2) has set out the reasons for the contract meeting value for money considerations; and if so, whether they...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Faculty: Contracts (11 Jun 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Crown Commercial Service was consulted on the decision by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to let a contract to Faculty.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Contracts: Quintessentially (11 May 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the written answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie of 18 March (HL2228), whether Foreign and Commonwealth Office ministers or their special advisers were aware of the involvement of Quintessentially in the 2016 competitive tender exercise managed by UK Shared Business Services prior to the awarding of the contract.

Agriculture: Dairy Prices - Question (28 Apr 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: My Lords, I draw attention to my interests in the register. Some of the dairy producers who have been hit hardest are specialists who work with artisan cheese manufacturers serving the restaurant trade. As he considers further measures, will the Minister work with the large supermarkets to help small businesses to find new routes to market?

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Quintessentially (18 Mar 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Government Procurement Service was consulted on the decision by the Department for International Trade to let a contract with Quintessentially.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Quintessentially (18 Mar 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Accounting Officer of the Department for International Trade approved the decision by that department to let a contract with Quintessentially; and if so, whether they will publish her reasons for regarding it as value for money.

Mental Health: Unregulated Treatment - Question for Short Debate (2 Mar 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: My Lords, I should first declare an interest; I am married to a chartered psychologist who works for the National Health Service. I too congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Jolly, on securing this debate and on her very powerful speech. The Government have rightly chosen to prioritise mental health in recent years, but, if we are going to take mental health seriously, we really must take...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (27 Feb 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the receipts from stamp duty land tax on residential properties sold for over £1 million in each year from 2013–14 to 2018–19.

Written Answers — Treasury: Quality Assurance of Government Models Review (17 Jan 2020)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made towards implementing the recommendations of the review of quality assurance of government models, published on 5 March 2013.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Timber: Packaging (29 Oct 2019)

Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in enabling British exporters to conform with wooden packing requirements under International Standards For Phytosanitary Measures No. 15 following the UK's departure from the EU.


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