House of Lords Freedom of Information Request Log 2011
Request reference Request summary Date completed Outcome
Various questions relating to the designation of
road types and the Road Traffic Regulations Act
FOI/REQ/590 1984. 06/01/2011 Information not held.
Request for a copy of the House of Lords Some information disclosed; some
Accommodation Strategy and the Parliamentary information exempt under section
FOI/REQ/591 Estates Directorate overall Estates Strategy. 03/02/2011 43.
Asking whether the UK is signed up to the
Schengen agreement, and whether cannabis can be
legally brought into the country without
FOI/REQ/592 prosecution. 20/12/2010 Information not held.
Various questions regarding the House of Lords'
opinion on and future plans to discuss child
FOI/REQ/593 services and family law. 18/01/2011 Information not held.
The total amount of subsidy by restaurant for last
three financial years, the number of diners for the
last three financial years, and the number of those Some information disclosed; some
working in the House of Lords for the last three information exempt under section
FOI/REQ/594 years. 18/02/2011 43.
"Please can you provide information on the
redundancy payments that apply to people who
joined the civil service after July 2007 (i.e. those in
NUVOS pension scheme) should they be made
FOI/REQ/595 redundant now." 18/01/2011 Information not held.
FOI/REQ/596 Duplicate request.
Requesting information relating to Sharia Law in
FOI/REQ/597 the UK. 18/01/2011 Information not held.
Requesting "The names of all current peers that
made a solemn affirmation of their Oath of
Allegiance, rather than swore their Oath of
Allegiance, at the beginning of the current
Parliament. Please give those names organised by Information available as part of the
FOI/REQ/598 party group to which each peer belongs." 06/01/2011 House of Lords Publication Scheme.
Various questions relating to the subsidy for Some information disclosed; some
FOI/REQ/599 catering services for the last three financial years. 17/02/2011 information not held.
Requesting four closed files from the Clerk of the Some information disclosed; some
Parliaments, Leader of the House, Shackleton, information exempt under section
FOI/REQ/600 Stow Hill and Renton. 04/02/2011 40(2).
Questions relating to medical assessments
provided to Members of the House of Lords since Some information disclosed; some
FOI/REQ/601 mid 2009. 01/02/2011 information not held.
Requesting list of current menus and prices, the
overall subsidy provided to catering outlets, and
the amount of money taken by the bars / cafes in
the House of Lords in the last financial year, with a
FOI/REQ/602 month by month breakdown. 14/02/2011 All information disclosed.
A request for information relating to the terms of
reference for the 2000 inquiry on complimentary Applicant provided with a response
FOI/REQ/603 therapies. 14/01/2011 outside of FoI.
Asking to "please advise on what progress has been
made in recovering the £135, 349.10 of public
FOI/REQ/604 funds falsely claimed by Baroness Uddin." 15/02/2011 All information disclosed.
Request for the salary, pension details, allowances /
value of provision-in-kind for housing and
transport, and all other expenses for a named
FOI/REQ/605 Lords office. 15/02/2011 All information disclosed.
"Lord Taylor of Warwick has stated under oath in
court that 'email was sent by House of Lords to all
peers telling them not to speak to press about
FOI/REQ/606 expenses'". 16/02/2011 All information disclosed.
"Are you able to confirm whether or not Baroness
Uddin has repaid the 125, 349 as recommended by
the Privileges and Conduct Committee? If only part
has been repaid, please inform how much has so
FOI/REQ/607 far been repaid?" 16/02/2011 All information disclosed.
Requesting a PDF copy of price lists of all bars
FOI/REQ/608 under the management of the House of Lords. 14/02/2011 All information disclosed.
Requesting details of the previous House of Lords
Members expenses system and the definition of
FOI/REQ/609 main residence under that system. 07/02/2011 Information not held.
FOI/REQ/610 Various questions relating to child protection. 03/02/2011 Information not held.
Asking whether Baroness Uddin has repaid money
FOI/REQ/611 claimed as expenses. 28/02/2011 All information disclosed.
Requesting "transcripts of promises, undertakings
and statements by Lord Mandelson or another Some information already available
Member about the bank bailout and lending to as part of House of Lords Publication
FOI/REQ/612 small business." 03/02/2011 Scheme; some information not held.
Requesting a copy of the 2010 review into catering
services and "resulting actions from its
FOI/REQ/613 recommendations". 15/02/2011 Request withdrawn by enquirer.
Requesting "details of expenditure Members of the
House of Lords have spent on libel lawyers in the
FOI/REQ/614 past three years". 07/02/2011 Information not held.
Requesting a closed file from Renton Papers:
DR/36, Foreign and Commonwealth matters,
overseas aid, immigration of British-Asian passport
FOI/REQ/615 holders from East Africa, 1972-1975. 10/02/2011 All information disclosed.
Requesting up-to-date expenses of Members of the
House of Lords and the current number of Information available as part of the
FOI/REQ/616 Members. 04/03/2011 House of Lords Publication Scheme.
" The number of sitting days that each Lord used
their pass to access the Houses of Parliament
between the dates of 1 April 2008 - 31 March
FOI/REQ/617 2009. 07/04/2011 All information provided.
The full cost of handling an oral question from
Lord Morris of Manchester to the Chairman of
FOI/REQ/618 Committees on 16th February 2011. 23/02/2011 Information not held.
Total spend by the House of Lords to date on the
Tothill Street premises broken down to detail:
lease costs, refitting costs, rates, etc. with any
estimated dilapidation or write-off costs following Information disclosed by House of
the decision to halt the planned series of Commons on behalf of both Houses
FOI/REQ/619 accommodation moves. 18/03/2011 of Parliament.
Dealt with outside of Freedom of
FOI/REQ/620 A query further to FOI/REQ/607. 23/02/2011 Information.
Requesting all documentation regarding planning
for the all-night House sittings that took place in
January 2011, including any dormitory
accommodation segregated by party and gender, Some information disclosed; some
board games, refreshments and overnight schedule information exempt under section
FOI/REQ/621 of Deputy Speakers. 25/03/2011 40(2); some information not held.
Requesting a copy of the Register of Hereditary
Peers kept in accordance with Standing Order 11,
as well as copies of correspondence with Lord Some information already available
Chancellor regarding said register over the past as part of House of Lords Publication
FOI/REQ/622 five years. 24/03/2011 Scheme; some information not held.
A question regarding the status of a passport
FOI/REQ/623 application. 28/02/2011 Information not held.
A question asking how to make an appeal to the Information not held. Applicant
FOI/REQ/624 House of Lords. 10/03/2011 directed to the Supreme Court.
"1) Since then how many times has the HoL
revisited the SIS II System being developed in the
UK? 2) Regarding the 36 recommendations, which
ones have been implemented or taken on board as
part of the UK's SIS II System which is being
developed? 3) How much of an active interest does
the HoL take in the UK's development of the SIS
II? Could evidence be presented which shows the
active interest the HoL has been taking in the UK's
development of the SIS II. 4) What risks and
issues have the HoL identified within the past 18
months with the UK's development of the SIS II
FOI/REQ/625 which causes it concern? 18/03/2011 All information disclosed.
Requesting the number of Members declaring a
FOI/REQ/626 disability. 24/03/2011 Information not held.
Various questions about the possible deployment
FOI/REQ/627 of cloud computing 06/04/2011 All information held provided.
Various questions relating to Baroness Uddin's
suspension from the House of Lords and a request Partial disclosure, some information
for correspondence between the House and Lady withheld under s.34 (Parliamentary
FOI/REQ/628 Uddin. 07/04/2011 privilege).
Asking what pension will Lord Hutton receive from
his service as an MP and to what lump sums and /
FOI/REQ/629 or gratuities will he be entitled on his retirement. 18/03/2011 Information not held.
"A breakdown of use of the pass system by
Members between 1 April 2009 and 31 March
2010 and the number of days Members used their
FOI/REQ/630 pass." 07/04/2011 All information held provided.
Request to see information on Women's Campaign
FOI/REQ/631 for Soviet Jewry. 15/03/2011 All information disclosed.
Requesting the number and nationality of non-
British researchers and interns who have worked
FOI/REQ/632 at the House of Lords over the last fifteen years. 14/03/2011 Information not held.
"The number and nationality of non-British persons
who have been issued a security pass to the
Parliamentary Estate, and who have specified
"researcher" or "intern" as their job title in the past
FOI/REQ/633 15 years." 13/04/2011 All information held provided.
A number of questions relating to items
confiscated from individuals entering the Some information provided. The
Parliamentary Estate or illegal items found on the House of Commons provided a
Estate plus the number of reported crimes in the substantive response on behalf of
FOI/REQ/634 last two years. 06/04/2011 both Houses.
"The nationality of all non-British holders of House
FOI/REQ/635 of Lords security passes over the last 15 years." 13/04/2011 All information provided.
Questions relating to smoking on the
FOI/REQ/636 Parliamentary Estate. 06/04/2011 All information provided.
Requesting the number and names of the House of
Lords representatives who are members of either
the Bildeberg group or the Trilateral Commission
FOI/REQ/637 or both. 28/03/2011 Information not held.
Requesting a House of Commons file on the Request transferred to House of
FOI/REQ/638 British Waterways Bill, HC/CL/PB/12/507-508. 22/03/2011 Commons.
Request for details of all room bookings made by
Members since March 30 2010, including Member's
name and name of outside organisation plus any All information released. Banqueting
photographs held of these events. information published on the
FOI/REQ/639 11/05/2011 Parliamentary website.
Further questions (FoI 625) relating to the
Schengen Information System II (SIS II) and the
FOI/REQ/640 House of Lords' interaction with the programme. 27/04/2011 Information not held.
Requesting a House of Commons file on the
response to the emergency in India 1975-77,
FOI/REQ/641 HC/CL/OO/1/192 11/04/2011 All information held released.
"The total costs of recruitment in the House of
Lords for financial year 2010/11 broken-down by:
(ii) Staff costs
(iii) Other recruitment costs such as response
handling, testing, website maintenance."
FOI/REQ/642 13/04/2011 All information held released.
"The cost to the taxpayer of the House of Lords
European Union Committee report entitled Re-
FOI/REQ/643 launching the Single Market." 09/05/2011 All information held released.
Requesting access to the Stow Hill papers -
FOI/REQ/644 STH/DS/2/1/q 14/04/2011 Access provided.
Requesting House of Lords files HL/PO/RO/2/843
FOI/REQ/645 & PSA/9/20 19/04/2011 All information released.
Request to view HC/CL/WM/2/6 petitions for
additional provision 1947-1988 & undertakings Partial release some information
agreed on 25/10/94 in HC Select Committee on withheld under s.34 (parliamentary
FOI/REQ/646 British Waterways Bill. 19/04/2011 privilege).
Questions relating to money spent on external
consultants, no. of consultancy days, name of
consultancy firm for whom highest individual
consultant works, name of consultant. Plus total Partial release some information
FOI/REQ/647 wage bill for permanent staff in 2010/11 20/05/2011 withheld under s.40 (personal data).
Requesting HL/PO/PB/8/370 (Lords Private Bill Partial release some information
file) and HC/CL/PB/12/460, HC/CL/WM/5/60 withheld under s.34 (parliamentary
FOI/REQ/648 (Commons Private Bill files. 04/05/2011 privilege).
FOI/REQ/649 Request to access HC/CL/CO/AC/AA/7. 04/05/2011 All information released.
FOI/REQ/650 Request to access HC/CL/CH/2/2/155. 04/05/2011 All information released.
FOI/REQ/651 Request to view HC/CL/EU/1/2427. 04/05/2011 All information released.
A copy of the Amendment of the Constitution of
the House of Lords (Bishops) Bill introduced on 19 Information not held. Bill never
FOI/REQ/652 February 1986. 25/05/2011 printed
A series of questions relating to the provision of IT House of Commons provided the
FOI/REQ/653 services in Parliament. 07/06/2011 response on behalf of both Houses.
Request relating to the number of female members Information available as part of the
FOI/REQ/654 of the House of Lords. 09/05/2011 House of Lords Publication Scheme.
A request for the total cost to the House of Lords
of the rifle range based on the parliamentary estate Limited information released. The
for the last year figures are available; the total club is self financing therefore
number of Lords and MPs that are members of information relating to its
the club and their names and details of the annual membership not held by the House
FOI/REQ/655 membership fees. 07/06/2011 of Lords Administration.
Request relating to temporary passes provided to
FOI/REQ/656 Members and the disclosure made in FOI 617. 23/05/2011 Information not held
A request for the estimated total current value of
House of Lords wine stocks and the top 10 highest
FOI/REQ/657 valued wines held with their estimated cost. 10/06/2011 All information released.
A request for Management Board papers 2011/44
& 44A and Minutes and papers of HSRG, Whitley Some information released some
Committee and the Health &Safety Committee withheld under s.36 (prejudice the
FOI/REQ/658 over the past six months. 23/06/2011 conduct of public affairs).
Various questions relating to
employees/agency/contract staff who have been
identified as not having a legal right to work in the
FOI/REQ/659 UK. 06/06/2011 All information held released.
FOI/REQ/660 Various questions relating to pest control. 07/06/2011 All information held released.
A request for any
correspondence/communications relating to the Partial disclosure, some information
money owed to the House by Baroness Uddin and exempt under s.34 (Parliamentary
FOI/REQ/661 sight of the "disciplinary notice" sent to her. 20/06/2011 privilege).
Copies of any written advice given to the Middle
East Monitor (MEMO) by Baroness Tonge, any
correspondence from MEMO to Baroness Tonge General information relating to
and any financial rewards received by her from Members' interests published online,
FOI/REQ/662 MEMO for advice given. 21/06/2011 other information not held.
Questions relating to the withdrawal of consent to
FOI/REQ/663 be governed 24/06/2011 Information not held.
Copies of the procedural guidance currently issued
to the Lord Speaker, Deputy Speakers and the
FOI/REQ/664 Chairman of Committees and his deputies. 23/06/2011 All information held released.
Request for "...details of House of Lords entrances
FOI/REQ/665 not subject to electronic pass checks". 14/06/2011 All information held released.
Request for a number of closed House of Lords Partial release. Some information
FOI/REQ/666 Appeal Case records dating 1935-2004. 29/06/2011 withheld under s.40 (personal data).
A request for the Total subsidy received by
'Parliamentary hospitality outlets'.
FOI/REQ/667 24/06/2011 All information released.
Copies of attendance records for the period 1
April 2008 - 31 March 2009, broken down by
Member and the number of days they appeared on
the attendance lists.
Partial release, the cost of complying
In addition,"..the names of any Peers who claimed with the second aspect of the
for more days than there were ticks against their request would exceed the
FOI/REQ/668 names." 12/07/2011 appropriate limit (£600 s.12).
A copy of the Charities (Excepting certain charities
for Boy Scouts and Girl Guides from Registration) Information available in the
FOI/REQ/669 Regulations 1961 (SI1961/1044). 16/06/2011 Parliamentary Archives.
Copies of any information regarding Lord
Mandelson's attendance at the Bilderberg
Conference in St Moritz, Switzerland on 9/06/11,
FOI/REQ/670 including topics covered and who paid for the trip. 12/07/2011 Information not held.
FOI/REQ/671 A copy of Biggs Davison paper BD/1/867 21/06/2011 All information released.
Electronic copy of the Royal Warrant entitling Information not held, applicant
Supreme Court Justices to use the courtesy titles advised to contact the Crown Office
FOI/REQ/672 of 'Lord' and 'Lady'. 24/06/2011 (Ministry of Justice)
Various questions relating to discussions between
Members and the Lord Speaker regarding the
disclosure in the House of the names of individuals
FOI/REQ/673 who had taken out injunctions/super injunctions. 14/07/2011 Information not held.
A request for information relating to all
communications, correspondence and meetings
between Lord Willoughby de Broke and a number
FOI/REQ/674 of named individuals/organisations. 14/07/2011 Information not held.
A request for information relating to all
communications, correspondence and meetings
between Lord Pearson of Rannoch and a number
FOI/REQ/675 of named individuals/organisations. 14/07/2011 Information not held.
A request for a copy of the advice given to Lord
Framlingham on what title he should take as part of
FOI/REQ/676 his peerage. 27/06/2011 Information not held
Information relating to the total budget for the
Arts in Parliament Cultural Olympiad programme
FOI/REQ/677 and details about where the funds come from? 25/07/2011 All information released.
A request for the contact details of a person able
to answer specific questions posed by the
FOI/REQ/678 applicant. (linked to FOI/REQ/663). 21/07/2011 Information not held.
A request for information relating to "....a
law...which allows anyone to declare a second
FOI/REQ/679 property for the purpose of collecting expenses. 20/07/2011 Information not held.
A request for the total number of cheques were
issues in the financial year 2010/11? Plus the total
number of cheques received in the same year.
FOI/REQ/680 20/07/2011 All information released.
FOI/REQ/681 Duplicate request.
Attendance figures and expenses information for Information available as part of the
FOI/REQ/682 the 23 bishops for the past financial year 2010/11. 20/07/2011 House of Lords Publication Scheme.
Request for Stow Hill file. STH/DS/1/BRI.1-2 Letter
FOI/REQ/683 to David Soskice, 1915 11/07/2011 All information released.
A copy of Tessella's tender proposal for the Digital
FOI/REQ/684 Preservation system. N/A Request withdrawn.
All internal emails relating to how the £600 pounds
was calculated in relation to the response to FoI
668 and minutes of any meetings held to discuss
FOI/REQ/685 the calculation. 05/08/2011 All information released.
Request for a number of House of Lords Information available as part of the
FOI/REQ/686 judgements. 12/07/2011 House of Lords Publication Scheme.
A request for a copy of the House of Lords case R
v Secretary of State of the Home Department Ex
FOI/REQ/687 parte Daly 2001 UKHL 26. 27/07/2011 All information released.
A copy of the "...financial record of... Lord
Avebury. This involves any documents involving
expense disclosure and any documents involving Information available as part of the
FOI/REQ/688 allowances or income disclosure." 12/07/2011 House of Lords Publication Scheme.
A request for information relating to the House of Partial disclosure, some information
Lords' Economic Affairs Committee and contact exempt under s.40(2) (Personal
FOI/REQ/689 with the National Audit Office. 04/08/2011 data).
Details of any Parliamentary pass held by Andy
Coulson, the name of the individual who
sponsored it and also the date when any pass held House of Commons provided the
FOI/REQ/690 was handed back. 11/08/2011 response on behalf of both Houses.
A request for the amount spent in the last two
years on ceremonial attire worn by Members, the
breakdown of costs by various categories, where
funds come from, guidelines concerning the
wearing of such items and the fibre used in the Partial release, some information not
FOI/REQ/691 manufacture of each garment. 15/08/2011 held.
A request for information relating to the decision
FOI/REQ/692 not to prosecute Baroness Uddin. 08/08/2011 Information not held.
A request for information relating to the
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act
FOI/REQ/693 1900. 28/07/2011 Information not held.
Various questions relating to the office
accommodation in use by the House of Lords
including area in square metres, total number of Answered by the House of
FOI/REQ/694 people occupying each and running costs. 18/08/2011 Commons on behalf of both houses.
A request for details of any drug tests conducted
in the House of Lords in the last five years and
details of any narcotic substances found in the
FOI/REQ/695 House of Lords areas of the Parliamentary Estate. 12/08/2011 Information not held.
A copy of the letter sent by Lord Monckton to the
Clerk of the Parliaments following publication of Most information released, some
the Clerk of Parliaments letter of 15 July and the information withheld under s.40(2)
FOI/REQ/696 Clerk of the Parliaments' response. 05/08/2011 (Personal data).
Copies of documents relating to discussions as to
whether or not the Marine Navigation Aids Bill
required consent from the Prince of Wales as
FOI/REQ/697 Duke of Cornwall. 26/08/2011 All information held released.
A request for information relating to trade union
FOI/REQ/698 activity in the House of Lords. 26/08/2011 All information held released.
A request for House of Commons committee file Dealt with by the House of
FOI/REQ/699 HC/CP/10451-3. 04/08/2011 Commons.
Details of the Member(s) sponsoring the use of
Lords' facilities by the Endurance Rally Association
in January 2012 and a copy of the House's policy
on the use of its facilities for private events by
FOI/REQ/700 22/08/2011 All information released.
Various questions relating to the "motivations
behind" Metropolitan police's investigation into
FOI/REQ/701 Members allowance claims. 12/09/2011 Information not held.
A request for a list of Members who received
letters from the Finance Department in the 2008-
09 financial year relating to an uncertainty with one
FOI/REQ/702 or more of their expense claims. 21/09/2011 All information released.
Information available as part of the
A request for information relating to the Act House of Lords Publication Scheme
FOI/REQ/703 establishing the Coronation Oath. 22/08/2011 in the Parliamentary Archives.
Information excepted under the
A list of Lords who had a "registered address Parliament Order 2008. However
outside of the UK as at 31 July 2011 according to some information available from the
FOI/REQ/704 House of Lords Records". 09/09/2011 Members expenses publications.
Questions relating to the amount claimed by 10
named Members on robes, the occasions they
hired robes and the amount spent by the
Administration on robes for these particular
FOI/REQ/705 Members in the last 10 years. 24/08/2011 Information not held.
A request for a list of items reported stolen in the
House of Lords' areas of the Parliamentary Estate A list of items stolen released.
in the calendar years 2009, 2010 and 2011 to date, Information relating to Members'
including the names of Members who reported an names withheld under s.40 (personal
FOI/REQ/706 item stolen. 23/09/2011 data).
A request for the "number of times any individuals
have been caught engaging in lewd or sexual acts in
House of Lords areas of the Parliamentary Estate
over the past 5 years, where acts happened, any
FOI/REQ/707 disciplinary measures taken." 14/09/2011 Information not held.
A request for information relating to whether
"...any peers or their employees have been
disciplined or ejected from the estate (HoL areas)
for drunken or any other kind of anti-social
FOI/REQ/708 behaviour over past three years." 14/09/2011 Information not held.
A request relating to "false insurance claims" made
FOI/REQ/709 to the House of Lords in the past 5 years. 27/09/2011 Information not held.
A request seeking the number of individuals
employed by the House of Lords later found not
have the right to work in the UK in the last 5
FOI/REQ/710 years. 14/09/2011 All information held released.
A request for the names of all those organisations
or individuals that held functions in the House of
Lords from June 2010 to July 2011. Including
"...the names of peers, date of event, room held in,
what payment, if any, the organisation paid
FOI/REQ/711 Parliament." 28/09/2011 All information released.
Information relating to financial
A request for the total cost of the recall of support provided to Members
Parliament (later limited to HoL) on 11 August withheld under s. 22 (future
FOI/REQ/712 2011. 15/09/2011 publication).
a request for copies of letters patent and Information not held, applicant
associated documents relating to Baron advised to contact the Crown Office
FOI/REQ/713 Westwood in 1944. 12/09/2011 (Ministry of Justice)
Some information disclosed, some
Various questions relating to the House of Lords information withheld under s.34
Economic Affairs Committee inquiry into climate (Parliamentary privilege) and s.36
change in the 2004/05 and 2005/06 Parliamentary (prejudice the conduct of public
FOI/REQ/715 sessions. 30/09/2011 affairs).
"...every interest ever registered by Lord Lawson,
with date register and unregistered, along with
FOI/REQ/716 original forms used to register these interests. 04/10/2011 All information held released.
"Copies of documents related to any arrangement Dealt with outside of FoI. Applicant
Baroness Uddin has made to repay wrongly advised that some information is
FOI/REQ/717 claimed expenses." N/A subject to Parliamentary privilege.
Questions relating to Parliamentary IT equipment
FOI/REQ/718 provided to Lord Taylor of Warwick. 11/10/2011 All information provided.
A question relating to a possible investigation by
the Committee for Privileges and Conduct into the
FOI/REQ/719 conduct of Lord Taylor of Warwick. 29/09/2011 All information provided.
A Request for various documentation relating to
the decision to commission a digital preservation Partial disclosure, some information
solution for Parliamentary records of historical withheld under section
FOI/REQ/720 value. 19/12/2011 s.43(commercial interests).
List of items confiscated from members of the All information held disclosed.
public and members of staff visiting the House of Response provided by the House of
FOI/REQ/721 Lords in 2009, 2010 and 2011. 13/10/2011 Commons on behalf of both Houses.
A request for a list of Lords born between 1880 -
1920 and the names of their offspring. Information not held. Applicant
FOI/REQ/722 16/09/2011 advised of potential research routes.
A question about the repayment of Parliamentary
FOI/REQ/723 expenses claimed by Baroness Uddin. 11/10/2001 Information not held.
Partial disclosure. House of
Questions relating to security breaches on the Commons provided some
FOI/REQ/724 Parliamentary Estate. 14/10/2011 information.
A request for information relating to the
arrangements for the Grand Committee hearings
FOI/REQ/725 of the Welfare Reform Bill. N/A Request withdrawn.
Information request for information placed in the
House of Lords library by Lord Astor of Hever in
response to a written question from Lord Kennedy
of Southwark (Official Report - 27 June 2011: HL Information published on the
FOI/REQ/726 10093). 19/09/2011 Parliamentary website.
A request for information relating to the sitting
times of the House of Lords and the impact on
FOI/REQ/727 gender equality and parental working. 05/10/2011 All information held disclosed.
A request for a copy of the Ecclesiastical Information available from the
Committee Report 142 - text of Holy Table Parliamentary Archives as part of the
FOI/REQ/728 Measure 1964. 26/09/2011 House of Lords publication scheme.
Members contact details available
A request for the contact details of various from the Parliamentary website
FOI/REQ/729 Members. 19/10/2011 where provided.
"In what piece of legislation is the name Queen's Applicant directed to the official
FOI/REQ/730 most Excellent Majesty defined?" 05/10/2011 website of the British monarchy.
"What is the total electrical load of IT equipment
used to process the House of Lords' data?" House of Commons provided the
FOI/REQ/731 28/10/2011 response on behalf of both Houses.
"What is the average annualised Power Usage
Effectiveness (PUE) of data centres used to house
those servers employed in processing the House of House of Commons provided the
FOI/REQ/732 Lords' data?" 28/10/2011 response on behalf of both Houses.
Various questions relating to the conduct of an
FOI/REQ/733 employee. 19/10/2011 Information not held.
Various questions relating to the operation,
control, impartiality and costs of the Lords of the
FOI/REQ/734 Blog. 26/10/2011 All information held provided.
Questions relating to the repayment of expenses Information relating to the status of
FOI/REQ/735 by Baroness Uddin. 27/10/2011 Baroness Uddin provided.
"A breakdown of the finance department
FOI/REQ/736 structure." 25/10/2011 All information provided.
A request for information relating to staffing in Information provided to the
FOI/REQ/737 Lords' Hansard. 28/10/2011 applicant outside of FoI provisions.
Request relating to a statement made in the
FOI/REQ/738 chamber by Baroness Murphy. 04/11/2011 Information not held.
FOI/REQ/739 A question relating to commerce law. 04/11/2011 Information not held.
"Register of all Freemasons that are Members of
HoL and have sworn an oath to serve Lucifer or
FOI/REQ/740 any material or spirit being in conflict with God" 31/10/2011 Information not held.
"Full attendance figures for each Member,
expressed as an absolute number of attendances as
well as a percentage of possible attendances since
FOI/REQ/741 7 May 2010." 11/11/2011 All information provided.
A request for the total number of grievance claims
FOI/REQ/742 made in the last three years. 21/10/2011 All information provided.
A request for the names of Members that have not
FOI/REQ/743 made a maiden speech. 11/11/2011 All information provided.
A request for the names of Members that have
attended the House of Lords on ten or fewer
FOI/REQ/744 occasions in the past three years? 11/11/2011 All information provided.
FOI/REQ/745 Questions relating to prenatal screening. 18/10/2011 Information not held.
"Hansard references for business in the Chamber
since 1979 relating to the Act of Settlement 1701
and calls to end the discrimination on Catholics
FOI/REQ/746 being monarch or marrying the monarch." 14/11/2011 Information available online.
"Copies of any and all correspondence between
Lord Cope of Berkeley/his staff and Cuadrilla
FOI/REQ/747 Resources, their subsidiaries or representatives." 14/11/2011 Information not held.
Various questions relating to the Parliamentary House of Commons provided the
FOI/REQ/748 gym and its operator. 17/11/2011 response on behalf of both Houses.
A number of questions relating to the use of
Disabled Accessible Format, other language
formats and the costs of postal services in the Some information provided, some
FOI/REQ/749 House of Lords. 24/11/2011 information not held.
"All information known to the House of Lords
concerning shipments of weapons/ammunition
FOI/REQ/750 supplied to the IRA from Gaddafi's Libya." 23/11/2011 Information not held.
Questions relating to the status of the City of
FOI/REQ/751 London. 23/11/2011 Information not held.
Questions relating to the amount of alcohol
purchased and consumed in the House of Lords information relating to sales of
and the numbers of arrests and cautions between alcohol and other information
FOI/REQ/752 2004 and 2011. 06/12/2011 released as requested.
A request for information relating to the The committee's report is available
Committee for Privileges and Conduct's online from the Parliamentary
FOI/REQ/753 investigation of Baroness Uddin. 09/11/2011 website.
Various questions relating to the passage of the
Local Govt Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations Any information held already
FOI/REQ/754 1998. 07/12/2011 published.
" The number and names of the Members of the
House of Lords who have declared interests,
business or otherwise, in the following companies: Information published in the Register
FOI/REQ/755 G4S, Serco, and Kalyx." 07/12/2011 of Lords' Interests.
" The full amount spent on Christmas decorations
for the House of Lords for each of the past three
years. Please also provide me with the costs of
putting up the Christmas decorations, including
FOI/REQ/756 staff hours, equipment needed etc." 21/12/2011 All information held provided.
"The full amount spent on Christmas decorations
FOI/REQ/757 for the House of Lords in 2011." 21/12/2011 All information provided.
"An Electronic copy of every instrument
disclaiming a hereditary peerage under the
Peerages Act 1963; electronic copy of every
certificate which the Lord Chancellor has issued Applicant informed that the Crown
FOI/REQ/758 under Schedule 1, Paragraph 3 of that Act." 21/12/2011 Office (MoJ) holds this information.
Request relating to the papers of Airey Neave &
FOI/REQ/759 John Biggs-Davison. N/A Request withdrawn.
A request for the amount spent on artwork since
2006 and a breakdown of the items bought,
including what they were, how much was paid for
FOI/REQ/760 them, and where they are currently displayed 15/12/2011 All information provided.
"Full list of bars, restaurants operated by the
House of Lords, the current comments book from
1 July 2011, written complaints since 1 January Partial disclosure, some information
2011, menus on 29 Nov 2011 and any Christmas withheld under section 40(2)
FOI/REQ/761 menus (2011 only)." 21/12/2011 (Personal data).
Members' interests published in the
Register of Lords' Interests. All
A request for a list of Members with a declared Information held relating to relevant
interest in a debt Purchasing Company and committee inquiries available online
information relating to any House of Lords from the Parliamentary website,
investigation into the debt purchasing or private printed committee reports available
FOI/REQ/762 equity industry. 09/12/2011 for purchase.
"Why has nobody been appointed to the House of Information not held. The House
Lords who is under the age of thirty five in the last Administration is not involved in the
FOI/REQ/763 ten years?" 14/12/2011 appointment process.
Some information already published,
detailed information not held. The
House Administration does not
collect information relating to non-
custodial sentences of Members or
"How many convicted criminals are there in the any convictions incurred prior to
FOI/REQ/764 House of Lords." 20/12/2011 membership of the House.
FOI/REQ/765 Request appears in 2012 log.
Request to see information contained in the Stow All requested information made
FOI/REQ/766 Hill files held in the Parliamentary Archives. 12/12/2011 available.
Requests completed up to 31 December 2011