House of Lords debates
Thursday, 11 March 2010
- Tax Revenue: Cigarettes — Question (17 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much tax revenue from cigarettes they estimate they have lost due to (a) smuggling, and (b) imports from the European Union for personal use.
- Young Offender Institutions — Question (18 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government why it is necessary to the welfare of children to have social workers in all young offender institutions; and why ten-and-a-half social work posts are vacant in...
- NHS: Medical Training Initiative — Question (14 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effects of the scheme allowing medical trainees from sub-Saharan Africa to work in the National Health Service for a maximum...
- Debt: Insolvency Laws — Question (15 speeches)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they will take to prevent foreign companies using "pre-pack" insolvency laws to avoid debts.
- Business of the House — Timing of Debates (1 speech)
Tabled By Baroness Royall of Blaisdon That the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Richard set down for today shall be limited to three hours and that in the name of Lord Morris of...
- Al-Qaida and Taliban (Asset-Freezing) Regulations 2010 (0 speeches)
- Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Code of Practice for Interviews of Witnesses Notified by Accused) Order 2010 (0 speeches)
- Damages-Based Agreements Regulations 2010 (0 speeches)
- Conditional Fee Agreements (Amendment) Order 2010 (0 speeches)
- Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Parental Orders) Regulations 2010 (0 speeches)
- Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Parental Orders) (Consequential, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2010 (0 speeches)
- Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Disclosure of Information for Research Purposes) Regulations 2010 (0 speeches)
- Environmental Civil Sanctions (England) Order 2010 (0 speeches)
- Environmental Civil Sanctions (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2010 — Motions to Refer to Grand Committee (0 speeches)
Moved By Baroness Royall of Blaisdon That the draft orders and regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. Motions agreed.
- Transport: High-speed Rail — Statement (24 speeches)
My Lords, with leave, I will make a Statement on high-speed rail between London and the major cities of the Midlands, the north and Scotland. Travel and trade between Britain's major population...
- Barnett Formula — Motion to Take Note (40 speeches)
Moved By Lord Richard That this House takes note of the Report of the Committee on the Barnett Formula (First Report, Session 2008-09, HL Paper 139).
- Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill — First Reading (0 speeches)
The Bill was brought from the Commons, endorsed as a money Bill, and read a first time.
- Arrangement of Business — Announcement (1 speech)
My Lords, there are nine speakers signed up to the next debate. If Back-Bench contributions are kept to 10 minutes each, the House should be able to complete its remaining business of two...
- National Minimum Wage — Debate (13 speeches)
Moved By Lord Morris of Handsworth To call attention to the impact of the National Minimum Wage on household and individual poverty; and to move for Papers.
- Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2010 (0 speeches)
Copy of the Order 7th Report from the JCSI
- Motion to Approve (6 speeches)
Moved By Lord McKenzie of Luton That the draft order laid before the House on 27 January be approved. Relevant document: 7th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
- Jobseeker's Allowance (Lone Parents) (Availability for Work) Regulations 2010 (0 speeches)
Copy of the Regulations 7th Report from the JCSI
- Motion to Approve (4 speeches)
Moved By Lord McKenzie of Luton That the draft regulations laid before the House on 20 January be approved. Relevant document: 7th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.