Thursday, 30 November 2000
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will conduct an open consultation on the draft detention centre rules before presenting them to Parliament.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the central register of all persons who hold, or who have applied for, a firearm or shotgun certificate which was required to be set up under Section 39 of the...
asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their aid policy for Sierra Leone.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to reverse the failure of the recent climate conference at The Hague.
Read a third time, and passed.
My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons reason be considered forthwith. Moved, That the Commons reason be considered forthwith.--(Lord Bassam of Brighton.)
130 After Clause 64, insert the following new clause--
After section 379 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (interpretation of sections 369 to 378) there shall be inserted--
379AA.--(1) Tax relief shall be available to an individual ("the donor") in accordance with this section on qualifying political donations made by him of up to £500 in any year of...
A Message was brought from the Commons, That they agree to certain of the amendments made by your Lordships to the Disqualifications Bill without amendment and they disagree to the remaining...
My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons reason be now considered. Moved, That the Commons reason be now considered.--(Lord Falconer of Thoroton.)
1 Clause 1, leave out Clause 1 The Commons disagreed to this amendment for the following reason-- 1A Because it is appropriate to remove the disqualification for membership of the House of...
rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion that this House do not insist on their Amendment No. 1 to which the Commons have disagreed for their reason numbered No. 1A, leave out "not".
Returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to.
My Lords, it not being convenient for Her Majesty personally to be present here this day, she has been pleased to cause a Commission under the Great Seal to be prepared for proroguing this...
The following Acts received the Royal Assent: Race Relations (Amendment) Act, Children (Leaving Care) Act, Freedom of Information Act, Countryside and Rights of Way Act, Transport Act, Insolvency...
Her Majesty's most gracious Speech was then delivered to both Houses of Parliament by the Lord Chancellor (in pursuance of Her Majesty's Command) as follows:
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.