House of Lords debates
Wednesday, 9 July 2003
- The Lord Bishop of Coventry (0 speeches)
Colin James, Lord Bishop of Coventry—Was (in the usual manner) introduced between the Lord Bishop of Chester and the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.
- Afghanistan (12 speeches)
asked Her Majesty's Government: How they will respond to increasing concerns about security in Afghanistan.
- Schools: Teacher Numbers (14 speeches)
asked Her Majesty's Government: How many teachers are likely to lose their jobs as a result of the financial problems encountered by schools in England in the next school year; and how many...
- Natural Disaster Reduction Initiatives (8 speeches)
asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their current and planned expenditure on reducing the adverse effect of natural disasters in developing countries and how much of this expenditure is...
- Post Office Closure Proposals (23 speeches)
asked Her Majesty's Government: In light of the proposals announced on 7th July to close four post offices in Colne, Lancashire, how many proposals to close urban post offices they have made in...
- Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi (14 speeches)
asked Her Majesty's Government: What information they have about the health and safety of Aung San Suu Kyi following her imprisonment at Insein prison, and what measures they are taking to secure...
- Business (1 speech)
My Lords, it may be helpful if I make a couple of comments about today's business. After the Bill being presented for Third Reading by my noble friend Lord Corbett, a Statement on the skills...
- Clerk of the Parliaments (6 speeches)
On consideration of the letter from Sir John Michael Davies, KCB, announcing his retirement from the office of Clerk of the Parliaments:
- Speakership of the House (3 speeches)
My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named of the Select Committee to consider...
- Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill (0 speeches)
Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and ordered to be printed.
- Sunday Working (Scotland) Bill (0 speeches)
Read a third time, and passed.
- Aviation (Offences) Bill (0 speeches)
Read a third time, and passed.
- Skills Strategy (8 speeches)
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Education and Skills. The Statement is as...
- Water Bill [HL] (149 speeches)
My Lords, I beg to move that the House do now resolve itself into Committee (on Recommitment) on this Bill in respect of fluoridation. Moved, That the House do now resolve itself into Committee...
- Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No. 2) Order 2003 (9 speeches)
rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 24th June be approved [24th Report from the Joint Committee].
- Taxation (Information) Bill [HL] (10 speeches)
My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. It is a great privilege to introduce this Bill to your Lordships' House. I begin by expressing my gratitude to the usual channels...
- Water Bill [HL] (134 speeches)
Report received in respect of fluoridation. Clause 102 [Interpretation, commencement, short title, and extent]:
- "Environment Act 1995 (c. 25) (6 speeches)
In section 6 of the Environment Act 1995, after subsection (3) there is inserted— "(3A) Subsection (3) above shall apply to— (a) sections 5 and 6 of the Water Act 2003; and (b) such...
- Railways and Transport Safety Bill (0 speeches)
Returned from the Commons on Tuesday 8th July with an amendment disagreed to but with an amendment in lieu thereof, and with the remaining amendments agreed to; the Commons amendment was printed...
- Licensing Bill [HL] (0 speeches)
Returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. House adjourned at five minutes past midnight.