House of Lords debates

Thursday, 5 April 2001

  • Lord Shepherd

    1 speech

    My Lords, before Questions, I am afraid that it is my duty to tell your Lordships that we have just heard the very sad news that my noble friend Lord Shepherd has died. I am sure that the whole...

  • Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group in establishing the values and objectives for which the Commonwealth stands.

  • Tourism

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to increase government funding to the British tourism industry.

  • Secondary School Class Sizes

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to recent figures from local education authorities revealing that in many areas secondary school class sizes are at their highest for 10 years.

  • Royal Ulster Constabulary

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have for the replacement of the Royal Ulster Constabulary officers of superintendent rank and above who are leaving the force within the next 18 months.

  • Business of the House: Standing Order 46

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with today to enable the...

  • Select Committees

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Lord Brabazon of Tara, Principal Deputy Chairman of Committees, be appointed Chairman of the European...

  • Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 and 2,...

  • Elections Bill

    36 speeches

    Brought from the Commons and on 4th April and printed pursuant to Standing Order 50, and read a first time. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with (pursuant to Resolution of today).

  • Railtrack

    12 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, in the light of recent events and of public opinion, to nationalise Railtrack. My Lords, the Railways Act 1993 broke British Rail into...

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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