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2021 House of Lords Freedom of Information Responses

Responses to Freedom of Information requests received by the House of Lords in the calendar year 2021, where information was held and disclosed, are published below.

FOI 3586 - Membership of Stonewall UK Diversity Champions Programme

FOI 3588 - Total alcohol sales in House of Lords bars in 2020 broken down by month

FOI 3592 - Whether and when Conduct Committee report on Lord Ahmed will be published

FOI 3593 - Questions regarding Ellenbogen report recommendation

FOI 3594 - Attendance data for members of the House of Lords in 2018, 2019, 2020

FOI 3596 - Complaints about non-compliance with Covid regulations at the House of Lords

FOI 3597 - Facility hire/reservations at the House of Lords involving the Planet Earth Institute (2012-2020)

FOI 3599 - Emails to members about changes to House of Lords procedures due to Covid-19 since March 2020

FOI 3601 - Copies of papers discussed at December 2020 and January 2021 meetings of the Conduct Committee

FOI 3602 - Process of obtaining Royal Assent for the European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020

FOI 3605 - Alcohol sales and catering debts since 1 December 2020

FOI 3608 - Number of full rate daily allowances claimed by members for the past five years

FOI 3609 - Information relating to the recall of the House of Lords on 30 December 2020

FOI 3611 - Hairdressing and dining facilities currently available at the House of Lords (January 2021)

FOI 3613 - Sickness absence due to COVID-19

FOI 3614 - Cost of Covid-19 test centre and availability of testing on the Parliamentary Estate

FOI 3616 - Information relating to applications submitted to Stonewall

FOI 3617 - Amount paid in compensation claims for damage to personal items since May 2015

FOI 3618 - Number and length of calls to Speaking Clock since May 2015

FOI 3620 - Names of members who did not attend the House of Lords (December 2019 to December 2020)

FOI 3621 - Members with outstanding catering bills, and amounts owed, as at 1 February 2020

FOI 3625 - Amount spent on pest control, company used, number of sightings over the past three years

FOI 3627 - Number of women in leadership positions in the House of Lords Administration

FOI 3628 - Complaints to the ICGS helpline in the past three years

FOI/EIR 3635 - Reports of odours, sewage and falling masonry in the past three years

FOI 3638 - Complaints about sexual misconduct in the House of Lords

FOI 3639 - Questions about whether members of the House of Lords are accountable to the Nolan Principles

FOI 3640 - Details of spending on consultants relating to the appointment of the new Clerk of the Parliaments

FOI 3641 - Details of expense payment made to member of the House of Lords

FOI 3645 - Process of obtaining Royal Assent for various Acts of Parliament

FOI 3647 - Cost to change clocks on the Parliamentary Estate on 28 March 2021

FOI 3649 - FTE, technologies used by various departments and contracts with third party suppliers

FOI 3650 - IT equipment provided to members of the House of Lords

FOI 3652 - Artwork removed due to concerns over suitability, minutes of meetings (June 2020 to March 2021)

FOI 3653 - Cyber security training courses for House of Lords Administration staff

FOI 3654 - Copy of Warrant dated 1 April 2021 appointing new Clerk of the Parliaments

FOI 3658 - Minutes of meetings of the Lord Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art and expenditure

FOI 3662 - Members' interests and Parliamentary passes held by retired members of the House of Lords

FOI 3664 - Spend on pest control, sightings, main causes and methods used in 2018, 2019 and 2020

FOI 3665 - Spend on plants and trees maintenance on the Parliamentary Estate in 2018, 2019 and 2020

FOI 3669 - Information relating to Valuing Everyone training for members of the House of Lords

FOI 3671 - Details of parliamentary passes issued to individuals and companies

FOI 3673 - Questions about mobile telephony services, broadband, network provider, contract details

FOI 3674 - Correspondence regarding member of the House of Lords on leave of absence in 2019

FOI 3678 - Incidents of falling masonry and compensation paid by the House of Lords

FOI 3680 - Cost of swearing in new member of the House of Lords

FOI 3681 - Names of members who claimed full rate and reduced rate of daily allowance on 12 April 2021

FOI 3690 - Details and cost of subscriptions to newspapers, magazines and television channels

FOI 3691 - Amount paid to Stonewall in 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21

FOI 3692 - Letter sent by Clerk of the Parliaments to members of the House of Lords on leave of absence

FOI 3693 - Guidance given to new members of the House of Lords for their introduction ceremony

FOI 3698 - Alcohol sold in House of Lords bars in April, May and June 2021

FOI 3700 - Cost of legal advice sought by Lord Speakers (from September 2011 to April 2021)

FOI 3705 - Estimated costs for installing EVC charging points in Royal Court and description of project

FOI 3709 - Number of members of the House of Lords who do not have a parliamentary pass

FOI 3713 - Welcome packs and guidance/information received by newly appointed members of the House of Lords

FOI 3715 - Copy of paper referred to in House of Lords Commission meeting

FOI 3717 - Spend on pest control since January 2019

FOI 3721 - Copies of papers presented to recent meeting of the Services Committee