House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 2 May 2000

  • Lord Gueterbock

    Anthony Fitzhardinge Lord Berkeley, having been created Baron Gueterbock, of Cranford in the London Borough of Hillingdon, for life, took the oath.

  • Lord Lyttelton of Aldershot

    Thomas Orlando Viscount Chandos, having been created Baron Lyttelton of Aldershot, of Aldershot in the County of Hampshire, for life, made the solemn affirmation.

  • Tiger Conservation

    6 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking in the international community to ensure the survival of the tiger both in India and in Sumatra.

  • Prisons: Female Population

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many women were in prison in England and Wales in March 1996; how many in March 2000; and what plans they have to forestall a further increase.

  • New Deal: Intermediate Labour Markets

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How, after two years of the New Deal, they assess the potential offered by intermediate labour market projects to ease the period of transition for those furthest...

  • Combined Universities in Cornwall

    11 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, following the European Union designation of Cornwall for Objective One funding, they will support the establishment of the Combined Universities in...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, at a convenient moment after 3.30 p.m. my noble friend Lord Bach will, with the leave of the House, repeat a Statement that is to be made in another place on the demonstrations in...

  • European Union Committee

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Lord Grenfell be appointed a member of the Select Committee.--(The Chairman of Committees.)

  • Postal Services Bill

    3 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. This Bill is a key element in the Government's programme for the modernisation and reform of public services. The Postal Services...

  • Demonstrations in Central London

    31 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Home Secretary. The Statement is as follows: "With permission, I should...

  • Postal Services Bill

    18 speeches

    Second Reading debate resumed.

  • Tourism and the Euro

    11 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the introduction of the euro will be good for the British tourism industry, regardless of whether the United Kingdom adopts the euro. My Lords, over...

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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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