House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 1 December 1999

  • Identification of Disaster Victims

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether inquiries have been completed into the reason why the original estimate of casualties in the train crash at Ladbroke Grove proved to be exaggerated; and...

  • Lone Parents: New Deal Interviews

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to call young single mothers with children under four years old for interview under the New Deal, and, if so, whether pressure or...

  • Working Time Regulations: Review

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What they intend in regard to the Working Time Regulations review, announced at the conference of the Confederation of British Industry.

  • Offshore Oil Industry: Jobs

    24 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they propose to take to save the 3,000 jobs threatened at Scottish offshore fabrication yards.

  • Business of the House: Debate this Day

    1 speech

    My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend the Leader of the House, I beg to move the Motion standing in her name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Earl...

  • The Countryside

    63 speeches

    rose to call attention to the countryside; and to move for Papers. My Lords, at the outset, I should declare an interest. I live in the countryside and I am and always have been financially...

  • Personal Pensions

    12 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government when they will take steps to end the present mandatory requirement on personal pension fund holders to purchase an annuity at the age of 75. My Lords, first I...

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Debates in the House of Lords are an opportunity for Peers from all parties (and crossbench peers, and Bishops) to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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