House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 23 May 2000

  • Lord Parekh

    Bhikhu Chhotalal Parekh, Esquire, having been created Baron Parekh, of Kingston upon Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the Baroness Blackstone...

  • Baroness Walmsley

    Joan Margaret Walmsley, having been created Baroness Walmsley, of West Derby in the County of Merseyside, for life--Was, in her robes, introduced between the Lord McNally and the Lord Rennard.

  • Higher Education: Recruitment and Retention

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they propose to take to deal with problems of recruitment and retention in higher education institutions following independent reports by Industrial...

  • Parliament Square

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will encourage the Royal Parks Agency to ensure that Parliament Square does not become a site for permanent displays.

  • "Mixer Companies": Tax Changes

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations they have received concerning the Budget proposals for changes to the taxation of "mixer companies".

  • Prostate Cancer

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What research into prostate cancer they are supporting.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, at a convenient moment after 3.30 p.m. my noble friend Lord Burlison will, with the leave of the House, repeat a Statement which is being made in another place on Sierra Leone.

  • European Parliamentary Elections Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to consolidate the European Parliamentary Elections Acts 1978, 1993 and 1999. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time. Moved, that the Bill be...

  • Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Bill

    Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and to be printed.

  • Royal Parks (Trading) Bill

    Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and to be printed.

  • Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill

    Brought from the Commons, read a first time, and to be printed.

  • Television Licences (Disclosure of Information) Bill

    Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and to be printed.

  • Insolvency Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in the name of my noble friend on the Order Paper. Moved, That the order of commitment of 4th April be discharged and that the Bill be committed to a...

  • Terrorism Bill

    69 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 Bassam of Brighton.)

  • Sierra Leone

    27 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I should like to repeat a Statement made in the other place by the Secretary of State for Defence. The Statement is as follows: "With permission, I should...

  • Terrorism Bill

    67 speeches

    House again in Committee. Schedule 5 [Terrorist Investigations]:

  • Iraq

    9 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will give further consideration to the removal of sanctions against Iraq. My Lords, sanctions imposed on Iraq under UN Security Council...

  • Terrorism Bill

    59 speeches

    House again in Committee. Clauses 42 and 43 agreed to. Clause 44 [Authorisations]:

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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