Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to explain and promote (1) the factors that are taken into account by firms carrying out credit-related regulated activities when assessing borrowers' creditworthiness, and (2) the steps that borrowers m...
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Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to promote the use of libraries, including libraries' online and digital content, with new library users.
Her Majesty's Government how many, and what proportion of, schools in the UK have a library; and how they assess the quality of such libraries and their staff.
Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to promote the benefits of horticulture and gardening-based social activities (1) nationally, and (2) in schools and colleges, including as part of any reforms to the national curriculum; and if so, how.
Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Buscombe on 13 July (HL Deb, cols 1296–98), what emphasis they place on the prevention of poverty; and how they are working to ensure that the prevention of poverty is prioritised by every Depar...
Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of (1) children, (2) adults, and (3) working families, living in poverty across the United Kingdom; and what long-term plan they have to prevent such poverty.
Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in providing local authorities with the means to alleviate rises in business rates as announced in the Budget, particularly in relation to independent bookshops.
Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the lessons to be learned from the reports of the Scottish Government's Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality in the light of persistent poverty levels in the United Kingdom.
Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to authorise a moratorium on fracking in England until all available evidence relating to its environmental, economic and social impacts has been independently reviewed and assessed.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Iran about the provision of appropriate medical treatment for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and about ensuring her general welfare.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to assist electors without a permanent address to register to vote, including registering online; and whether any forthcoming review of electoral law will address and include measures to reduc...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government in the light of An evidence review of the drivers of child poverty for families in poverty now and for poor children growing up to be poor adults (Cm 8781), published in January 2014, which stated that much of the differenc...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage social enterprise opportunities in the adult and juvenile prison systems.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prioritise preventative policy-making in their poverty and early intervention programmes.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 26 July 2016 (HL1172), what progress they have made in meeting the six policy objectives set out in Professor Sir Michael Marmot's final report Fair Society, Healt...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to (1) assess the benefits of community-based paramedicine models of care, and (2) encourage paramedics to apply their training in non-traditional community-based environments.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the pedagogical rationale and practices of the Ralston-Semler Foundation Lumiar schools, with specific reference to their mosaic curricula.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they (1) currently support, and (2) plan to support, the social enterprise and social investment sectors across the UK.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Lord Nash on 20 February (HL Deb, col 3), what assessment they have made of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis, Brexit vote explained: poverty, low skills and lack of opportunities, regarding...