House of Lords debates

Monday, 15 January 2001

  • Age Discrimination in the Professions

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will seek to promote the employment of professionals over the present retirement ages where there is need for their services and they are competent to...

  • School Playground Injuries: Liability

    13 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they intend to take to mitigate the impact of no-win, no-fee litigation on school liability for injuries incurred during the playing of traditional...

  • Natural Disasters in Developing Countries

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What specific action they will take to reduce the impact of natural disasters on developing countries, in the light of the White Paper on international development...

  • Prison Population

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is still their objective to reduce the number of prisoners.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, at a convenient time after 3.30 p.m., my noble friend Lady Amos will, with the leave of the House, repeat in the form of a Statement the Answer to a Private Notice Question tabled in...

  • International Criminal Court Bill [H.L.]

    3 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. I cannot overstate the historic importance of the creation of the International Criminal Court. To quote Kofi Annan, the...

  • El Salvador: British Assistance

    6 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat the Answer given this afternoon by my honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development to a Private...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal

    12 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my colleague, Hilary Armstrong. The Statement reads as follows: "With permission, Mr Speaker, I...

  • International Criminal Court Bill [H.L.]

    35 speeches

    Second Reading debate resumed.

  • Gulf War Illnesses

    12 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what further consideration they are giving to the needs of Gulf War veterans with still undiagnosed illnesses and of the dependants of those who have died. My...

  • Kent County Council Bill [H.L.]

    A message was brought from the Commons that they have made the following orders: That the promoters of the Kent County Council Bill [Lords] may, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders or...

  • Medway Council Bill [H.L.]

    A message was brought from the Commons that t hey have made the following orders: That the promoters of the Medway Council Bill [Lords] may, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders or...

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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