House of Lords debates
Thursday, 25 January 2007

  • Leave of Absence: The Lord Speaker (1 speech)
    My Lords, I have received an invitation from the President of the French Senate to pay an official visit to the Senate in Paris on Thursday 1 February. Accordingly, I seek leave of absence from...
  • People Trafficking (16 speeches)
    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why they have not yet signed the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings.
  • Road Safety: Mobile Telephones (18 speeches, 4 annotations)
    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the number of successful prosecutions in relation to the use of hand-held telephones while driving.
  • Armed Forces: Expenditure (12 speeches, 1 annotation)
    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why, in light of Lord Drayson's statement on 5 July 2006 ( Official Report, col. 229) that defence expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product had...
  • Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (12 speeches)
    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the recent report by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland on her investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of...
  • Business of the House: Debates Today (1 speech)
    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in the name of the Leader of the House. Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean set down for today shall be...
  • Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill [HL] (1 speech)
    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clause 1, Schedule...
  • United Kingdom: Treaty of Union (48 speeches, 12 annotations)
    rose to call attention to the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Union and to the case for maintaining a United Kingdom; and to move for Papers. My Lords, what better time to debate the...
  • Health and Care in the Community (23 speeches)
    rose to call attention to health and care in the community; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am pleased to have the opportunity of opening this debate today. The wording of the subject is...
  • Compensation (Exemptions) Order 2006 (5 speeches)
    rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 29 November 2006 be approved.
  • Marriage Act 1949 (Remedial) Order 2006 (6 speeches)
    rose to move, That the draft remedial order laid before the House on 20 February 2006 be approved. 16th and 29th Reports from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2005—06.
  • Agriculture: Organic Farming (7 speeches)
    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will withdraw financial support which encourages farmers to convert to organic farming. My Lords, in this short debate, I want to examine the...