Wednesday, 1 November 2000
asked Her Majesty's Government: Why sufferers from multiple sclerosis cannot receive the drug Beta Interferon in certain parts of the United Kingdom while in other parts it is available.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any new plan to increase the recruitment of nurses throughout the United Kingdom.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are considering accepting changes in majority voting and the number of European Union Commissioners at the forthcoming Inter-Governmental Conference...
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to remove decisions about the release of all mandatory life prisoners from the Home Secretary and transfer them to an independent body.
Report received. Clause 1 [Principal definitions for Part I]:
rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to improve the care and treatment of patients with hepatitis C. My Lords, this Question has been triggered by a series of briefings given...
Consideration of amendments on Report resumed on Clause 2. [Amendment No. 23 not moved.]
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.