House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 8 December 1999

  • The Lord Bishop of St Albans

    Christopher William, Lord Bishop of St Albans--Was (in the usual manner) introduced between the Lord Bishop of London and the Lord Bishop of Derby.

  • Nuclear Disarmament

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the decision of the United States Senate not to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, and the Geneva conference's decision to spend a year discussing...

  • Gulf Veterans: Medical Assessment Programme

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the scope of medical examination and follow-up undertaken for members of HM Armed Forces who were at any time located in or passed through areas...

  • Non-departmental Public Bodies

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made in reducing the number of quangos.

  • The Euro: Impact of Political Decisions

    17 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they support the president of the European Central Bank in his concern about the impact of political decisions on the value of the euro.

  • Chechnya

    15 speeches

    My Lords, as there is to be a Private Notice Question, it may be helpful if I remind your Lordships of the procedure. The Companion states: "Private notice questions are taken immediately after...

  • Business of the House: Debate this Day

    1 speech

    My Lords, I am sure noble Lords will recall the guidance of my noble friend the Chief Whip regarding the way in which a Private Notice Question should be addressed, and the time allowed for it....

  • Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Order of Commitment of 30th November be discharged and that the Bill be committed to a Grand...

  • The Universities

    38 speeches

    rose to call attention to the state of British universities; and to move for Papers. My Lords, as I have spoken only once in your Lordships' House during the past two years, I feel I can almost...

  • Penal Policy

    8 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government whether their penal policy is different from that of the last government. My Lords, is the penal policy of the present Government any different from that of...

What is this?

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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