House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 22 November 2000

  • Age Discrimination in the Civil Service

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will take action to remove rules within the Civil Service which discriminate on grounds of age, and in particular the requirement to retire at the age...

  • World Poverty Reduction Targets

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How far they have succeeded in meeting their 1997 target of halving the proportion (23 per cent in 1995) of the world population living in extreme poverty by 2015.

  • Speech and Language Therapists

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the levels of recruitment and retention of speech and language therapists are satisfactory.

  • NHS Plan

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their reaction to the statement by the Chairman of the British Medical Association that the National Health Service Plan is not deliverable in the...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, after the Third Reading of the Freedom of Information Bill, my noble friend Lady Symons of Vernham Dean will, with the leave of the House, repeat a Statement being made in another place...

  • Freedom of Information Bill

    56 speeches

    Read a third time. Clause 2 [Effect of the exemptions in Part II]:

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, before we move to the Statement on European Defence Co-operation, I should like to take this opportunity to remind the House that the Companion indicates that discussion on a Statement...

  • European Defence Co-operation

    27 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement on European defence co-operation being made by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Defence in another...

  • Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill

    149 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the Bill be now further considered on Report. Moved, That the Bill be further considered on Report.--(Lord Bassam of Brighton.)

  • ("Local Government Act 2000 (c.22)

    5 speeches

    .--(1) The Local Government Act 2000 is amended as follows. (2) In section 44 (conduct of elections of elected mayors or elected executive members), after subsection (3) insert-- "(3A) Before...

  • Interpretation: Exempt Trust Donations

    1 speech

    (" .--(1) For the purposes of this Act "exempt trust donation" means a donation to which subsection (2) or (3) applies, other than one falling within subsection (5). (2) This subsection applies...

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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.

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