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Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Voting Methods: Visual Impairment (5 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is taking to address the High Court judgment of 3 May 2019 which found the arrangements for (1) blind, and (2) partially sighted, voters were unlawful.

Housebuilding: Target - Question (30 Mar 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, local authorities are crucial to meeting the Government’s housebuilding targets, but, if they are properly to master-plan and create the new communities that we need, they need new powers. So will the Minister support the reform of our arcane land compensation laws?

Elections Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 1 (6 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, I will not go over the ground that we have already covered—and there has been a lot—and will just speak to my amendments. Like a number of others in this group, they extend the acceptable forms of voter identification to broaden them out to include non-photographic identity documents. As has been said, the manifesto commitment for voter ID was not for photographic ID, but we...

Elections Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 9A (6 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: I will be very brief, because we need to make progress. I just say that, clearly, we are aware that there have been issues with postal vote fraud, and it is important the Government do everything they can to tackle this. However, I understand the concerns so clearly laid out by my noble friend Lady Quin, who makes some good points about potential unintended consequences of these changes. I...

Elections Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 26 (6 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, we very much welcome and support the amendments put forward by the noble Lord, Lord Holmes, and thank him for so clearly laying out their importance in his introduction. I also congratulate him and my noble friend Lord Blunkett on their continued work and persistence on this matter. We welcome that these amendments will mean that, for the first time, the Electoral Commission would...

Elections Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 39 (6 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: He has had a Covid revelation.

Elections Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued): Amendment 40 (6 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Woolley, for tabling this amendment, to which I have added my name, and for his introduction. I also thank noble Lords for their brief comments. I want to refer back to Committee. The Minister, the noble Baroness, Lady Scott of Bybrook, said that the amendments proposed on automatic voter registration “contradict the principle that underpins individual...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pesticides: Safety (21 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to carry out a full risk safety assessment into the use of the rodenticide Brodifacoum; and what consideration they have given to having its approval for outdoor use discontinued.

Water Companies: Duties and Accountability - Question (4 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, the Minister referred earlier to the strategic policy statement that was laid before Parliament back in February, in which the Government urged Ofwat to challenge water companies on how to be more ambitious in protecting the environment and deliver the resilient and sustainable water supply we need. He also mentioned investment, so can he explain why there is no direct guidance on...

Building Safety Bill - Third Reading: Amendment 1 (4 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, through every stage of the proceedings I have supported the aims of the Bill, and I am sure the whole House will welcome any steps taken to make homes safer and more secure. While we may have differences of opinion on the most effective and fair way of achieving this, I do recognise the genuine desire of the Minister to address historic cladding and non-cladding defects. This Bill...

Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments: Motion on Amendments 1 and 2 (7 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, I will be brief. I thank the Minister for his clear introduction to the amendments that have come forward from the Commons and for his explanation of the Government’s acceptance and the changes to the Bill. I am sure that the noble Lord, Lord Moylan, will not be at all surprised when I say that I completely disagreed with absolutely everything he said. I think the debates we had...

Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments: Motion on Amendments 1 and 2 (7 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: When it is true, it is absolutely delightful to be a grandparent—I highly recommend it to all noble Lords.

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 45 (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, we very much welcome these amendments. We thank the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, for tabling them and for his excellent and clear introduction on his concerns about the implications of leaving these clauses in the Bill. I will be brief, as he and many other noble Lords made excellent speeches today. We have made it extremely clear on previous stages of the Bill’s...

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 63 (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Wallace of Saltaire, and the noble Baroness, Lady Bennett of Manor Castle, for their support. This amendment would prevent overseas electors donating to political parties in the UK. We had quite a debate about this in Committee so I will not go over all the points, but I want to talk about the reasons behind our concerns and to raise a few key things. We...

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 63 (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, it has been very clear from the debate we have just had and the other amendments that have been discussed, as well as my Amendment 63, that there are some really broad concerns about political donations, electoral finance and the procedures and systems that underpin and manage this. I urge the Government to take away those concerns more broadly and consider how they may be...

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 64 (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, our Amendment 64 looks to bring in one of the recommendations that came from PACAC around the consolidation of electoral law. The Elections Bill makes substantial changes to electoral law, but it does not tackle something that has been fundamentally and widely recognised: the need to consolidate the existing voluminous and fragmented body of electoral law. Amendment 64 aims to...

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 64 (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, I always do my very best to be inoffensive, so it is nice to know that my amendment has been appreciated. It is good to hear from the Minister that the Government in principle support what we are trying to achieve with it. This may take a long time and it may be complicated, but it will be very worth while in the end and I encourage the Government not to throw this away and to keep...

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 69A (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, this amendment was not tabled in Committee. This is the first time we have looked at it. It addresses recent concerns that have been raised around non-dom status and donations from non-doms. I thought it was important that this was acknowledged during our discussions on the Bill. The Labour Party believes that non-dom status should be abolished. We have recently made that very...

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 69A (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: I thank the noble Lord, Lord Rennard, for his support and for his excellent speech. I thank the Minister for his response, although I am sure he will not be surprised to hear that it is not a response that I am particularly happy with or happy to accept. This issue has concerned a lot of people in recent weeks and months, and the Government need to take the position of non-dom status very...

Elections Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 69C (25 Apr 2022)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, in Committee I tabled Amendment 205 to ask the Government to include in the Bill a statutory commitment to post-legislative scrutiny of the Bill, as recommended by PACAC. I want to say very briefly how much I welcome the amendments that the Minister has just introduced and to thank him very much for listening to my concerns and the concerns of other Members of this House about the...


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