House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 8 March 2000

  • Marriage: Fiscal Support

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What financial support they are giving to the institution of marriage.

  • Police Numbers

    13 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the latest figures for the total number of police officers in England and Wales; and whether these figures represent an increase or reduction in the total...

  • Hospitals: Infection Control

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to respond to the report from the National Audit Office which suggests that 5,000 patients a year are killed by infections in hospital.

  • Mozambique

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in the light of the Mozambique disaster, the co-ordination of the emergency response to disasters within government is satisfactory.

  • Business of the House: Debates this Day

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Lord Bramall set down for today shall be limited to...

  • Defence

    22 speeches

    rose to call attention to the state of the nation's defences in the light of the Defence White Paper (Cm 4446); and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am very grateful to my noble and noble and...

  • Agriculture

    46 speeches

    rose to call attention to the economics of agriculture within the United Kingdom; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Firstly I...

  • Cheques (Scotland) Bill [H.L.]

    5 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. I begin by reminding your Lordships that as chairman of a bank I have an interest to declare. But I could add that the Bill has...

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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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