Results 21–40 of 300 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Vinson

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Shares: Sales (5 Dec 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which the beneficial owners of shares held in collective investments are fully aware when those shares have been lent for shorting purposes and have given their permission accordingly.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Shares: Sales (5 Dec 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to make it a condition of listing that administrators of collective investments declare their shorting positions, and have been fully authorised by the beneficial owners of those shares before lending those shares for shorting purposes.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Hate Crime: Prosecutions (20 Nov 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty's Government under what authority the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has agreed a definition of racially and religiously aggravated crime that is wider than the legal definition under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and Criminal Justice Act 2003, as indicated in the CPS Public statement on prosecuting racist and religious hate crime published in August.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Hate Crime: Prosecutions (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on freedom of speech of the definitions used by the Crown Prosecution Service to identify racist or religious incidents and crimes and to monitor the decisions and outcomes, as detailed in their Racist and Religious Hate Crime Prosecution Guidance.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Hate Crime: Prosecutions (20 Sep 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have issued any guidance to the Crown Prosecution Service concerning the extent to which insults constitute hate crimes.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Sector Debt (14 Sep 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the annual cost of servicing the UK's external debt (1) in total, and (2) expressed as an amount per UK taxpayer.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: *No heading* (12 Jul 2017)

Lord Vinson: Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the statement in the Green Paper on work and health and disability,  Improving Lives,  published in October 2016, what consideration they have given to allowing the voluntary incorporation of a portion of a severely disabled employee’s Employment and Support Allowance to be offset as part of their pay, in order to help enhance their employability.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Charities: Taxation (27 Apr 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the application of the Common Reporting Standard to small charities, including Parochial Church Councils, that are currently obliged to complete Tax Jurisdiction Entity Certification in the same manner as financial institutions, in the light of the considerable cost of doing so, and of the lack of any de minimis exemption for...

Written Answers — Home Office: Freedom of Expression (3 Apr 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, through instruction to the appropriate authorities and through the dissemination of guidance, to clarify their position concerning the right to insult as an element of freedom of speech.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Reactors (2 Feb 2017)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following completion of phase one of their assessment of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), and in the light of international competition, when they will release the roadmap of the way forward for SMRs.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Small Businesses: Taxation (5 Dec 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the fact that most small businesses assess their profits annually in arrears, whether it is the intention of HM Revenue and Customs to make small businesses report their income and expenditure quarterly; and what assessment they have made of the feasibility of this requirement.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Mergers (28 Oct 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider introducing the national interest test for mergers and acquisitions that was part of the brief of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission into the brief of the Competition and Markets Authority.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Markets (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether high frequency trading has utility and is in the national interest.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Self-sufficiency (17 Oct 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the strategic importance of self-sufficiency in energy for the UK’s national security.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Self-sufficiency (17 Oct 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support the development of smaller reactors and the use of fracking for gas in order to strengthen the UK’s self-sufficiency in energy.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Military Intervention (17 Oct 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to classify the cost of armed intervention to achieve regime change as overseas aid.

Written Answers — Home Office: Scout Association: Vetting (15 Jun 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the number of children waiting to join the Scout movement, what plans they have, if any, to review the procedures for repeat Disclosure and Barring Service checks of volunteers.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Migration (22 Mar 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the fact that the net long-term international migration figure for the year ending September 2015 was 323,000 rather than their ambition of tens of thousands, what is the high migration assumption in the latest ONS population projections, and what they estimate will be the increase in the UK population over the next five years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Shares: Sales (9 Feb 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O’Neill of Gatley on 27 January (HL4999), when the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) last monitored or audited the procedures that require institutions explicitly to set out that they may lend shares on behalf of investors for the purpose of short selling; and what assessment they or the FCA have made of whether...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Shares: Sales (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider making it an offence to lend shares for short-selling without permission of the beneficial owners.


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