House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 21 February 2001

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis Diagnosis

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many hospitals in the London area are expected to have equipment operational over the Easter holiday period capable of diagnosing whether an individual has a...

  • Income Tax Self-assessment

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the procedures for self-assessment of income tax liability were changed for 1999-2000, and whether they have any proposals to simplify the process for 2000-01.

  • Lord Chancellor's Role

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the role of Lord Chancellor is compatible with that of a party fundraiser.

  • Business

    2 speeches

    My Lords, immediately after the first debate today, my noble friend Lady Hayman will, with the leave of the House, make a Statement on the foot and mouth outbreak.

  • House of Lords Financial Powers Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to amend the Parliament Act 1911 and to make further provision on the financial powers of the House of Lords. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first...

  • Business of the House: Debates this Day

    3 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Perhaps I may take this opportunity to associate myself with the remarks made by my noble friend Lord Shepherd. I shall,...

  • Teaching

    21 speeches

    rose to call attention to the shortage of qualified teachers; and to the impact of inspections and bureaucracy in schools; and to move for Papers. My Lords, when I was a young girl it was a maths...

  • The Chairman of Committees

    1 speech

    My Lords, it is with very great regret that I must tell the House the very sad news that Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish, the Chairman of Committees, has died. I understand that Lord Mackay collapsed...

  • Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak

    14 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I should like to make a Statement about the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Essex. The Statement is as follows. The Government's Chief Veterinary...

  • Drugs and the Law

    14 speeches

    rose to call attention to the case for a Royal Commission on the misuse of drugs in the light of the Police Foundation Report: Drugs and the Law (the Runciman Report); and to move for Papers. My...

  • Psychotherapy Bill [H.L.]

    28 speeches

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

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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