House of Lords debates

Thursday, 28 September 2000

  • Mineworkers' Compensation

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What proposals they have to expedite the consideration of claims made by former miners under the scheme dealing with lung diseases.

  • No Win/No Fee Litigation: Consequences

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the impact of no win/no fee charging, its effect on the levels of litigation before courts, and the costs to businesses and other...

  • Hospitals: Private Finance Initiative

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they propose to take in response to the recent King's Fund report on hospitals built under the private finance initiative.

  • Child Poverty

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Following the announcement last week of a significant reduction in child poverty, what plans they have to ensure that this progress is maintained and further...

  • Fuel Blockade

    37 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now make a Statement on the recent fuel protests, the resultant shortages and the Government response. At the end of the first week of September,...

  • Freedom of Information Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, on behalf of my noble and learned friend Lord Falconer, 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...

  • Transport Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 30,...

  • Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill

    60 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. I recognise that most of those who will speak tonight are my personal and professional friends and that they will feel unable to...

  • Tourism

    7 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage the use of information technology to promote the development of the tourism industry in England. My Lords, I thank all...

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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