Skip to main content

House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 1998. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

Questions for Written Answer for 26 February 2024

Tabled on 22 February and due for answer by 7 March.

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask His Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton on 13 February (HL Deb col 140), what assessment they have made of the events surrounding the death of Hind Rajab, fellow family members and Red Crescent rescuers; and what steps they plan to take in response.  HL2697
Answered
Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask His Majesty's Government whether they have provided public funds towards Aquacultured Seafood Limited for its on-land fish farm in Grimsby; and, if so, how much.  HL2698
Answered
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to ask His Majesty's Government whether they plan to conduct a comparative assessment with other European nations on the state of rail services including on reliability, comfort and pricing.  HL2699
Answered
Lord Bradshaw to ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Gower on 12 February (HL1979), when the train service specification for the TransPennine route was last revised and passed to Network Rail.  HL2700
Answered
Lord Bradshaw to ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to reinstate direct access from Northolt Junction to Paddington.  HL2701
Answered
Lord Bradshaw to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to improve the performance of train operators to reduce the amount of money being paid under the Delay Repay scheme.  HL2702
Answered
Lord Dodds of Duncairn to ask His Majesty's Government whether cars moved from Great Britain to Northern Ireland for sale are subject to any compliance, documentary or other requirements as a result of the Windsor Framework, and, if so, when such requirements began to apply.  HL2703
Answered
Lord Dodds of Duncairn to ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to publish each individual EU law and regulation which is outside the scope of the Stormont Brake in Northern Ireland.  HL2704
Answered
Lord Dodds of Duncairn to ask His Majesty's Government what financial commitments they have made towards the redevelopment of Casement Park in Belfast.  HL2705
Answered
Lord Kamall to ask His Majesty's Government whether they have made any assessment of the government of Australia’s response to the Roadmap for Age Verification for online pornographic material in August 2023; and whether there are lessons for the UK policy in this area.  HL2706
Withdrawn
The Marquess of Lothian to ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the operations by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) at Nasser Hospital on 15 February; and whether they have ascertained in any discussions with that government (1) whether the IDF operation located any hostages held by Hamas or evidence of their presenc… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Answered
The Marquess of Lothian to ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of the United States regarding whether the United Nations may support a temporary ceasefire in Gaza.  HL2708
Answered
The Marquess of Lothian to ask His Majesty's Government what reports they have received concerning the circumstances of the death of Alexei Navalny in prison on 16 February; and whether they have been in contact with his widow, Yulia Navalnaya, since then.  HL2709
Answered
The Marquess of Lothian to ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the governments of (1) Spain, and (2) Ukraine, concerning the circumstances surrounding the death of Maxim Kuzminov in Spain in February.  HL2710
Answered
The Marquess of Lothian to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, together with international partners, to improve climate change education for 3 to 19 year-olds globally.  HL2711
Answered
The Marquess of Lothian to ask His Majesty's Government, following the HMS Vanguard Demonstration and Shakedown Operation which took place on 30 January, what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the Trident nuclear deterrent.  HL2712
Answered
Lord McInnes of Kilwinning to ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Azerbaijan concerning the protection of the cultural heritage of Nagorno-Karabakh.  HL2713
Answered
Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask His Majesty's Government what effect the surplus reported by the Office for National Statistics on 21 February has had on determining the forthcoming Budget statement.  HL2714
Answered
Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that fishing rights and conservation efforts comply with the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the EU.  HL2715
Answered
Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the developers of artificial intelligence technologies concerning how they verify the accuracy of their outputs, particularly with regard to racial and gender bias.  HL2716
Answered
Legend for business item text
Item that is new or altered.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.