House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 17 October 2001

  • Lord King of Bridgwater

    The Right Honourable Thomas Jeremy King, CH, having been created Baron King of Bridgwater, of Bridgwater in the County of Somerset, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the Viscount...

  • Lord Kilclooney

    The Right Honourable John David Taylor, having been created Baron Kilclooney, of Armagh in the County of Armagh, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the Lord Molyneaux of Killead and...

  • Company Directors' Remuneration

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the basis for the proposed legislation to control excessive salary and related payments made to private company chief executives and board members.

  • State Benefits: Hospital Downrating Rule

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to review the hospital downrating rule for the state pension.

  • Israel: EU Representations

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations European Union Ministers have recently made to the Government of Israel about the internal situation in Israel.

  • Railtrack Successor Company: Funding

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the circumstances in which public money would be paid to the successor company which they envisage taking over control of the railway system.

  • Christmas Day (Trading) Bill [H.L.]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to prohibit trading on Christmas Day in certain cases and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time. Moved, That the Bill...

  • Business of the House: Debates this Day

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Lord Inglewood set down for today shall be limited to three...

  • Countryside and Tourism

    36 speeches

    rose to call attention to the need for a strategy for the recovery of the countryside, tourism and rural businesses; and to move for Papers. My Lords, as noble Lords may know, the debate was...

  • Child Abuse

    18 speeches

    rose to call attention to the damage caused to families by false accusations of child abuse; and to move for Papers. My Lords, the abuse of children, whether violent, sexual or emotional, is a...

  • Gulf War Veterans

    6 speeches

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

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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