House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 7 June 2000

  • Women and Political Power

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What they will report to the United Nations Beijing +5 conference on reforming the system for elections in the United Kingdom to secure for women an equal part in...

  • European Central Bank

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their assessment of the performance to date of the European Central Bank.

  • Sheep Farming

    17 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the state of the sheep industry is satisfactory.

  • University Admissions

    15 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to promote a reduction in the proportion of children from independent schools who are admitted to United Kingdom universities.

  • Railtrack (Waverley Station) Order Confirmation Bill

    Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936) deemed to have been read a second time and reported from the Committee.

  • 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 debates on the Motions in the names of the Earl of Carnarvon and the Lord Bridges set down for today...

  • Transport Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Macdonald of Tradeston I beg to move the Motion standing in his name on the Order Paper. Moved, That it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole...

  • Housing in the South East

    18 speeches

    rose to call attention to the case for additional housing in London and the South East and the Government's proposals for achieving their targets; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am delighted...

  • Coastal Erosion

    9 speeches

    rose to call attention to the long-term problems caused by coastal erosion; and to move for Papers. My Lords, the subject on which we now embark is no less contentious and difficult than that...

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

    12 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. The issue that I raise is one that should have been resolved during the last century. It must certainly be resolved in this one....

  • Russia

    10 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the state of United Kingdom relations with Russia is satisfactory, in the light of the presidential elections there. My Lords, I am grateful for the...

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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