Results 41–60 of 300 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Vinson

Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting (21 Jan 2016)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Henley on 21 March 2012 (HL Deb, cols 914–6), and in the light of the fact that the number of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks in 2014–15 was the highest since 2010–11, what plans they have to reduce the number of DBS checks, and in particular to limit the DBS checking of groups such as parent volunteers.

Written Answers — Home Office: European Arrest Warrants (8 Dec 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 24 November (HL3477), what is the breakdown by category of offence of those 127 applications for a European Arrest Warrant and 40 British citizens extradited.

Written Answers — Home Office: European Arrest Warrants (24 Nov 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, for the last 12-month period for which figures are available, how many applications have been made under the European Arrest Warrant for prosecution of British nationals overseas, and of those, how many have been (1) agreed to, and (2) rejected.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: *No heading* (30 Sep 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why there are 50 miles per hour speed restrictions on substantial lengths of the M1 where there is limited repair activity taking place; and what is the estimated cost of congestion and pollution caused by such restrictions over the past 12 months.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (7 Jul 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what amount from the European Union development aid budget was included towards the United Kingdom's 0.7 per cent of gross national product aid budget target in 2013–14.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (17 Jun 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether part of the United Kingdom's net contribution to the European Union development aid budget should be counted in the calculation of the target of 0.7 per cent of gross national product for overseas aid.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: EU Grants and Loans (15 Jun 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the value for money obtained by the European Structural and Investment Funds in the light of the increase in the United Kingdom's net contribution to the European Union budget.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector Debt (13 Feb 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the annual cost (1) per taxpayer, and (2) per household, of servicing the United Kingdom national debt.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Northumberland County Council (12 Feb 2015)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made, or intend to make, representations to Northumberland County Council about that authority’s plans to relocate its headquarters from Morpeth to Ashington, and in particular the impact of the move on residents of remoter urban and rural areas of that county; and, if so, in what terms.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Wind Power: Planning Permission (8 Dec 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Verma on 15 October (HL Deb, col. 267), whether the debate on onshore wind farms that day has been brought to the attention of the planning appeals inspectorate of the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU Grants and Loans (5 Nov 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government which United Kingdom organisations have received European Union funding in the last year from structural, cohesion or other funds.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Electoral Commission (22 Oct 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 8 July (HL745) and 28 July (HL1102), and in the light of representations made about the names and descriptions of political parties appearing on ballot papers and allegations of electoral malpractice, whether they will review the powers and governance of the Electoral Commission.

Written Answers — House of Lords: False Imprisonment (26 Sep 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Faulks on 24 June (WA 144), what was the overall cost for the last three years of legal aid claims in respect of false imprisonment; and into which categories they record such costs as falling.

Written Answers — House of Lords: European Parliament Elections (28 Jul 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 8 July (WA 37), whether they consider that, at the 2014 European elections, it was clear to voters that the party called “An Independence from Europe”, which used the tagline “UK Independence Now” on the ballot paper, was different from the UK Independence Party.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Political Parties (8 Jul 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will request that the Electoral Commission review the rules governing the names of political parties.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Illegal Immigrants (24 Jun 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the cost to public funds, in each of the last five years, of compensation payments to illegal immigrants who had been unlawfully detained beyond the statutory period; and what was the legal aid cost of the lawyers undertaking those compensation claims.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Aviation: Security (25 Mar 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to reconsider the rule requiring incoming aircraft travelling to two destinations to disembark all passengers at the first stop for a full security check, before those ongoing are allowed to re-embark to their original seats, where passengers travelling to a second destination are subsequently security-checked at that final...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: JHA Opt-in Decisions (10 Mar 2014)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to present the European Justice and Home Affairs opt-ins for approval by the House of Lords individually, measure by measure, or in a consolidated form.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Planning (26 Nov 2013)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether planning authorities are following the guidance provided in July 2013 by the Department for Communities and Local Government in relation to criteria for inclusion in local plans, that “the need for renewable or low carbon energy does not automatically override environmental protections”, as outlined in Planning practice guidance for renewable and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Taxation: Charities (25 Nov 2013)

Lord Vinson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the cost to the Exchequer of the tax deductibility of charitable gifts and tax-exempt income for all United Kingdom charities in the last year of record.


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