House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 5 July 2000

  • The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford

    John Freeman, Lord Bishop of Chelmsford--Was (in the usual manner) introduced between the Lord Bishop of Blackburn and the Lord Bishop of Wakefield.

  • Australia: Centenary

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What arrangements have been made to mark the visit to London of Australia's Prime Minister John Howard and his delegation to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the...

  • Farmers and Growers: Fair Markets

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What initiatives they have taken to help British farmers and growers to obtain a local market and a fair return for their produce.

  • River Danube

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When the work of clearing the Danube at Novi Sad, funded by the European Union, will be completed; and whether temporary arrangements can be made for transferring...

  • Tackling Hooliganism

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the issuing of on-the-spot fines to drunken hooligans by police officers would be consistent with the European Convention on Human Rights.

  • Royal Parks (Trading) Bill

    12 speeches

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

  • Utilities Bill

    192 speeches

    Report received. Clause 8 [Payments by licence holders relating to new arrangements]:

  • ("Rights of Entry (Gas and Electricity Boards) Act 1954 (c. 21)

    4 speeches

    .--(1) The Rights of Entry (Gas and Electricity Boards) Act 1954 is amended as follows. (2) In section 1(2) (restriction on exercise of rights), for "a public electricity supplier" there is...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, as consideration of the Utilities Bill is now complete, this evening's Unstarred Question is no longer restricted to the one hour available for business in the dinner break. Instead, a...

  • Voluntary Service for Young People

    10 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will take steps to increase the awareness among employers and young people of the case for taking gap years and undertaking voluntary service. My...

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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