House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 27 September 2000

  • The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence

    1 speech

    My Lords, before business begins, I take the opportunity to inform the House that I am to preside over the annual ceremonies marking the opening of the legal year on Friday, 29th September, when...

  • Census Forms: Welsh Ethnicity

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they approve of the decision of the Office for National Statistics to send out next year's census forms with provision for the Irish and Scots to indicate...

  • Benefit Fraud

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether their current estimate for fraud in the system of welfare benefits pertaining to social security and housing amounts to £4 billion per year.

  • Senior Civil Servants: Retirement Age

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will increase the compulsory retirement age for senior officials in the Cabinet Office from 60 to 65.

  • MI6 Headquarters

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to review security procedures at the MI6 headquarters as a consequence of the recent missile attack.

  • Millennium Dome

    35 speeches

    My Lords, following events in connection with the Dome over the Summer Recess, I should like to update the House on the developments that have taken place since the House last met. This...

  • Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to whom the Criminal Justice and Court Services...

  • Countryside and Rights of Way Bill

    105 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 Whitty.)

  • Cricket

    13 speeches

    rose to ask her Majesty's Government, in the light of the English Cricket Board's report for 1999-2000, what is their policy towards encouraging young people to take up cricket. My Lords, I am...

  • Countryside and Rights of Way Bill

    154 speeches

    House again in Committee on Clause 1.

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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