To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will postpone their plans to expand the immigration detention estate until they have received the findings of the Parliamentary inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom.
Review the written questions submitted by Baroness Lister of Burtersett.
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Bates on 11 November (HL Deb, col 122), how many people have been resettled under the Syrian resettlement programme; and what steps are being taken to increase that number.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many responses they have received to their consultation on local welfare provision; and how they propose to ensure that all those responses are considered at the formative stage of decision-making in the light of the ti...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government further to the remarks by Lord Freud on 21 October that they were "taking forward all recommendations" of the Oakley Report on Jobseeker's Allowance sanctions (HL Deb, col 547), whether they will provide an implementation d...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to publish the review of the use of local welfare provision funding, mentioned at paragraph 1.10 of Local Welfare Provision in 2015–16; and whether they plan to make a written statement when it is published...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimates they have made of the impact on debt levels of the proposal to increase the repayment level of rent arrears to 40 per cent under Universal Credit.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on reaching a final decision on the proposal to increase the rent arrears deduction rate under Universal Credit.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the recent Joseph Rowntree Foundation study of neighbourhood approaches to loneliness, whether they will set out, and if necessary reconsider, the rules governing volunteering while on benefits.
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State for Pensions, Steve Webb, on 13 March (HC Deb, 317W) and the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 3 March (WA 278–9), how they reconcile the statements tha...
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 19 March (WA 32), whether they will make a Written Ministerial Statement when they place in the Library of the House a copy of the review of the way local authorities have use...
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 6 May (WA 322), what form the review of asylum support rates will take; and which stakeholders will be consulted.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the recent report by Church Action on Poverty, Oxfam GB and The Trussell Trust Below the Breadline: The relentless rise of food poverty in Britain.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will develop and implement a cross-departmental strategy for tackling food poverty in the United Kingdom.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to monitor the scale and causes of food poverty in the United Kingdom; and what steps they plan to take.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times magistrates have issued warrants to utility companies permitting the forcible installation of prepayment meters in the homes of their customers in each year since 2002–03.