Results 1–20 of 58 for speaker:Lesley Laird

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Scotland (16 Apr 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people making a claim for employment and support allowance have waited over one year for a medical assessment in (a) Scotland and (b) Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency in the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Scotland (16 Apr 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimants have been successful on appeal at tribunal against decisions to reject those claims in (a) Scotland and (b) Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: BiFab: Government Assistance (16 Apr 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on government support for Burntisland Fabrications Ltd.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: BiFab: Government Assistance (16 Apr 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he last discussed Burntisland Fabrications Ltd with the Scottish Government.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Support for Mortgage Interest: Scotland (29 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many support for mortgage interest claimants in Scotland have been contacted by (a) letter and (b) telephone.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Kirkcaldy (29 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions she has had in respect of staff at her Department's office in Kirkcaldy; and what the outcome of those discussions has been.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Cold Weather Payments: Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (29 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information her Department holds on the number of people in Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency who have been eligible for cold weather payments since the beginning of 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Cold Weather Payments: Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (29 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information her Department holds on the number of people in Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency who have applied for cold weather payments in 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Mineworkers' Pension Scheme (28 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many times his Department has met the Trustees of the Mineworkers Pension Scheme to discuss the surplus-sharing agreement in the last twelve months; and what actions were taken as a result of those meetings.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Grandparents: Scotland (27 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the number of grandparents in Scotland who (a) who are eligible for adult specified childcare credit and (b) are eligible for that credit but are not claiming it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Brexit: Devolution (7 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: The Secretary of State stood at the Dispatch Box and promised the House that the devolution settlement would be protected. Three months on, we are facing a constitutional crisis. What exactly is the Secretary of State doing to fix the mess he has made of the EU withdrawal Bill?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Brexit: Devolution (7 Mar 2018)

Lesley Laird: My party is the party of devolution, and we will continue to protect that. We are 20 months on from the EU referendum, and a year away from leaving the EU, and yet Scotland’s invisible man in the Cabinet cannot even blag himself an invite to the awayday at Chequers to discuss Brexit. Does the Secretary of State have a plan to fix this mess, or will he continue to front up a Government...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution of Powers (24 Jan 2018)

Lesley Laird: First, on behalf of the lassies, may I echo the sentiments expressed by the Secretary of State and wish everyone in the House a happy Burns day? In December, I stood at this Dispatch Box and was comforted to hear the Secretary of State commit to bringing forward amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill on Report. Sadly, he did not keep that commitment. Will he now please tell us why?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution of Powers (24 Jan 2018)

Lesley Laird: That lack of planning is extremely disappointing, because the Secretary of State, in failing to keep his commitment, has now singlehandedly put the future of the devolution settlement in the hands of the other place. Given his lack of judgment in his previous commitment, how confident is the Secretary of State that an amendment will come back to this place that all parties will find acceptable?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution (6 Dec 2017)

Lesley Laird: Let me first thank the Secretary of State and other Members for their condolences, on behalf of Jimmy Hood’s family. On Monday night, the Scottish Tories were herded through the Lobbies and told to trample all over the devolution settlement. Who issued those instructions, the Prime Minister or Ruth Davidson and the Secretary of State?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution (6 Dec 2017)

Lesley Laird: I welcome that clarification, but the question was really “Why could the Secretary of State not have presented those amendments the other night?” Throughout Monday’s debate his Scottish colleagues acknowledged that there were deficiencies in the Bill, but were unable to name one. Will the Secretary of State now do what they could not? Will he tell us first what deficiencies...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Scotland (24 Nov 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps have been taken by his Department to advertise the flexible payment options for universal credit in Scotland.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Scotland (24 Nov 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department plans to allow claimants of universal credit in Scotland to request having the housing element paid directly to a social and private sector landlord at the point of their initial claim instead of after their first payment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Scotland (24 Nov 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department plans to allow claimants of universal credit in Scotland to request to receive payments twice a month at the point of their initial claim instead of after their first payment.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Benefit (24 Nov 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people who were not contacted directly about the introduction of the high income child benefit charge in 2012.


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