All 19 results for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Wera Hobhouse

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing (14 Dec 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the Government has made an assessment of the extent to which the use of viability assessments could reduce affordable housing contributions.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing (14 Dec 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps are being taken to prevent housing developers using loopholes in the Government's planning policy to reduce the number of affordable houses.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Regulation (16 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to update regulations relating to taxi and private hire vehicles; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Registration (16 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a central UK-wide register of taxi and private hire vehicle drivers.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Safety (16 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the safety of people using taxi and private hire vehicles as a result of the 2015 changes to the rules on cross-border taxi and private hire vehicle use.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis (16 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of taxi and private hire vehicles which are working cross-border despite having their licences revoked by a local licensing authority.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis (16 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to put in place additional measures to empower local licensing authorities to ensure public safety in taxi and private hire vehicles.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Electrical Safety: Departmental Responsibilities (9 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the responsibility for responding to the recommendations of his Department's Electrical Safety Working Group has been transferred to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Syria: Females (2 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department plans to increase its investment in education for women and girls in Syria.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line: Electrification (1 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timetable is for the completion of the electrification of the rail line between Chippenham and Bristol Temple Meads.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line: Electrification (1 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the completion of electrification of the rail line between Chippenham and Bristol Temple Meads.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line: Electrification (1 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will undertake an assessment of the potential effect on levels of air pollution in Bath of the (a) completion and (b) non-completion of rail electrification between Chippenham and Bristol Temple Meads.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Finance (1 Nov 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department's press release of 12 October 2017, when his Department plans to announce how the new £48 billion funding for Britain's railways will be allocated.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (24 Oct 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, when he plans to publish the impact assessments of the UK leaving the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Rents (13 Oct 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether social rents will revert to the previously agreed settlement of Consumer Price Index plus one per cent from 1 April 2020.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: UK Trade with EU (12 Oct 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment his Department has made of how World Trade Organisation rules would affect UK trade in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: High Rise Flats: Electrical Safety (19 Jul 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the merits of introducing white goods safety checks in tower blocks in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Electrical Safety (14 Jul 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will introduce mandatory electrical safety checks in the social rented sector in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Rented Housing: Electrical Safety (4 Jul 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make electrical safety checks in rented homes mandatory after the working group set up by his Department under the Housing and Planning Act 2016 completes its work.


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