House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 25 October 2000

  • Omagh Bombing

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will set up a public inquiry under a senior judge into the circumstances of the Omagh bombing and the absence of any prosecutions.

  • Oil Revenue and Taxes

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their assessment of the additional revenue accruing to the Treasury in the current financial year as a result of recent increases in the price of crude...

  • Voices Magazine

    15 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: By what criteria they consider that the publication of the magazine Voices represented an appropriate use of public funds.

  • Euro Changeover Plan

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to continue with the national changeover plan for the euro in the light of the Prime Minister's statement that he would vote "No" in a...

  • Tributes to the late Lord McConnell

    5 speeches

    My Lords, I should like to say how sorry I am that Lord McConnell died yesterday. Had he not died, I am sure that he would have been with us today in his customary place on the Cross Benches,...

  • Police (Northern Ireland) Bill

    159 speeches

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

  • Places of Detention: Lay Visitors

    11 speeches

    (" .--(1) The Board shall make, and keep under review, arrangements for designated places of detention to be visited by persons appointed under the arrangements ("lay visitors"). (2) The...

  • ("Recruitment arrangements: references to the Board

    1 speech

    . At any time before the commencement of section 2, references in sections 43 to 47 to the Board shall be construed as references to the Police Authority for Northern Ireland."). On Question,...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, exercising my pastoral care as Chief Whip and for those noble Lords who have been engaged on the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill and who will also be engaged on the Freedom of...

  • Education in County Durham

    11 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will investigate the complaint made by Durham County Education Committee against Ofsted's conduct in relation to the inspection of certain...

  • Freedom of Information Bill

    117 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 Falconer of Thoroton.)

  • Decisions Relating to Certain Transferred Public Records

    31 speeches

    (" .--(1) This section applies to any information which is (or, if it existed, would be) contained in a transferred public record, other than information which the responsible authority has...

  • Meaning of "welsh Public Authority"

    9 speeches

    (" .--(1) In this Act "Welsh public authority" means-- (a) any public authority which is listed in Part II, III, IV or VI of Schedule 1 and whose functions are exercisable only or mainly in or as...

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  • Disclosure of Information by Ombudsmen

  • The Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration

    1. At the end of section 11 of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (provision for secrecy of information) there is inserted-- "(5) Information obtained from the Information Commissioner by...

  • The Commissions for Local Administration in England and Wales

    3. In section 32 of the Local Government Act 1974 (law of defamation, and disclosure of information) after subsection (6) there is inserted-- "(7) Information obtained from the Information...

  • The Health Service Commissioners

    5. At the end of section 15 of the Health Service Commissioners Act 1993 (confidentiality of information) there is inserted-- "(4) Information obtained from the Information Commissioner by virtue...

  • The Welsh Administration Ombudsman

    7. In Schedule 9 to the Government of Wales Act 1998 (the Welsh Administration Ombudsman), at the end of paragraph 25 (confidentiality of information) there is inserted-- "(5) Information...

  • The Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints

    9. At the end of Article 21 of the Commissioner for Complaints (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (disclosure of information by Commissioner) there is inserted-- "(5) Information obtained from the...

  • The Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

    11. At the end of Article 19 of the Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 there is inserted-- "(5) Information obtained from the Information Commissioner by virtue of section (Disclosure of...

  • The Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland

    1 speech

    13. In section 30 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975 (limitation on disclosure of information), after subsection (5) there is inserted-- "(5A) Information obtained from the Information...

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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