House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 21 March 2000

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Act: Consolidated Fund Act.

  • Tax Policies

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether their tax policies are redistributive.

  • Euro/Sterling Exchange Rate

    24 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: By what percentage the euro has depreciated against sterling since its introduction and what is the effect of this upon the British economy.

  • Iraq: UN Sanctions

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What benefits accrue to the people of Iraq from United Nations sanctions; and whether they will take steps to get the sanctions lifted.

  • Gold Auctions

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the outcome to date of their auction of United Kingdom gold reserves is satisfactory.

  • Race Relations (Religious Discrimination) Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to extend the Race Relations Act 1976 to religious discrimination. I beg to move that the Bill be now read a first time. Moved, That the Bill be now read a...

  • Consolidation Bills: Joint Committee

    3 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That, pursuant to Standing Order 51, the following Lords be appointed to join with a Committee of the Commons as...

  • Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. I am always pleased to bring consolidation Bills before your Lordships. It is important that access to our legislation should be...

  • Financial Services and Markets Bill

    174 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the House do now again resolve itself into Committee on this Bill. Moved, That the House do now again resolve itself into Committee.--(Lord McIntosh of Haringey.)

  • Agriculture: IACS Payments

    8 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what effect the new rules on Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) payments will have on farmers and wildlife. My Lords, it is with some sadness...

  • Financial Services and Markets Bill

    46 speeches

    House again in Committee. Clause 110 [The Code]: [Amendment No. 215 not moved.] Clause 110 agreed to. Clauses 111 and 112 agreed to. Clause 113 [Power to impose penalties in cases of market abuse]:

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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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