Results 61–80 of 200 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Smith of Leigh

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health Funding (1 Dec 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: In the light of the recent report from the Special Interest Group of Municipal Authorities (Outside London) on the disparities between health need and health funding, whether they intend to redistribute health funding to those areas in greatest need.

Written Answers — House of Lords: School Budgets (1 Dec 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in view of the delay in announcing the revenue support settlement for local authorities until the second week of December, they will suspend the requirements of the Education Act 2002 to declare school budgets by 31 December.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax Benefit (16 Nov 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to reform and simplify council tax benefit to (a) improve take up; and (b) integrate the benefit with tax credits. Question number missing in Hansard, possibly truncated question.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Primary Care Trusts: Funding (16 Nov 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to accelerate the pace of change in health funding so that primary care trusts in the most deprived communities receive their proper share. Question number missing in Hansard, possibly truncated question.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Environment and Transport (2 Nov 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they support the proposed increase in competence of the European Union to cover the urban environment, including local transport planning.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Epilepsy (1 Nov 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether in the light of the effect that epilepsy has on a child's ability to learn and memorise, they issue advice to examination boards, local education authorities and schools to ensure sympathetic treatment of children suffering from epilepsy. [HL4565 ] Question number missing in Hansard, possibly truncated question.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Overcrowding (28 Oct 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Who is responsible for the health and safety implications of the overcrowding on passenger trains allowed by some train operators.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Passive Smoking (26 Oct 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: In the light of evidence of the effects of passive smoking, how they propose to protect those who work in places where smoking is currently allowed.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Child Protection (12 Jan 2004)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: What information they have about the increasing number of children recorded as "at risk"; and whether the recently announced increase in funding matches this growing demand.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Counter-terrorism Activities Funding (16 Dec 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the increasing cost of countering terrorism should be funded by council taxpayers through the police precepts.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Local Government: Inspections (15 Dec 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will encourage the various bodies that inspect local government to follow the lead of the Audit Commission in taking a more strategic approach to inspection and in co-ordinating their activities to ensure that inspections add value and lead to improvement.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sport: Community and Voluntary Groups (15 Dec 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in the light of the reports of increasing obesity particularly among young people, they will provide additional funding to community and voluntary sports organisations to enable them to provide more opportunities for activity to help achieve the Government's objectives of improving health.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Positive Activities for Young People: Funding (23 Jun 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland on 2 June (WA 123), what were the precise weightings that were given to the particular factors to produce the distribution of Positive Activities for Young People funding for Greater Manchester.

Written Answers — House of Lords: North West Science and Daresbury Development Group (16 Jun 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: Which schemes that were identified in the review of spending on scientific projects in the north-west of England by the Byers committee have been implemented; and why others have not gone ahead.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003 (3 Jun 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: What criteria have been determined to allocate the £50 million funding to assist local authorities with the implementation of the Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Positive Activities for Young People: Funding (2 Jun 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the criteria and weightings for allocating "Positive Activities for Young People" funding; and whether they can justify the wide variation in funding neighbouring authorities in Greater Manchester.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Local Authorities: Comprehensive Performance Assessment (24 Feb 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: How they intend to develop the new freedoms for "excellent" and "good" local authorities.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Elected Regional Assemblies: Representations (17 Feb 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: How they intend to judge the representations about whether English regions will be in the first round of referendums for elected regional assemblies.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax Revaluation (5 Feb 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: How the revaluation of council tax will impact on the amount paid by council tax payers in different tax bands by region.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Social Services Spending by Local Authorities (5 Feb 2003)

Lord Smith of Leigh: asked Her Majesty's Government: In how many local authorities there is significant underspending on social services.


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