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House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 24 October 2001

  • Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

    Kenneth Wiggins Maginnis, Esquire, having been created Baron Maginnis of Drumglass, of Carnteel in the County of Tyrone, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the Lord Molyneaux of...

  • Lord Adebowale

    Victor Olufemi Adebowale, CBE, having been created Baron Adebowale, of Thornes in the County of West Yorkshire, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the Earl of Listowel and the Lord...

  • Police Officers: Retirement

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: By whom the consideration of encouragement to suitable police officers to delay their retirement is being carried out; and when such consideration is expected to...

  • Economic Growth

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: To what limit they would be prepared to allow a budget deficit to expand to maintain economic growth in the United Kingdom.

  • Teacher Vacancies

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many teacher vacancies were recorded at the beginning of the autumn term.

  • Lamb Consumption: Safety

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What, in the aftermath of the failure of the study commissioned into BSE, is the current advice on the safety of eating lamb, especially in relation to food given...

  • 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 a Statement being made in another place on the humanitarian situation in...

  • Public Service

    5 speeches

    rose to call attention to the concept of service, especially in the public sector; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am grateful to noble Lords who have put their names on the list of speakers....

  • Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan

    14 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for International Development in another place. The Statement is as...

  • Northern Ireland

    15 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. The Statement is as follows:...

  • Public Service

    17 speeches

    My Lords, it is an honour to follow such distinguished noble Lords in the debate. I had not expected it to be such a momentous occasion, where I would be speaking immediately after the Statements...

  • Education of Children in Care

    13 speeches

    rose to call attention to the educational needs of children and young people in public care; and to move for Papers. My Lords, we have just had a stimulating and wide-ranging debate on the nature...

  • Religious Liberty

    9 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the escalation of violations of religious liberty in many parts of the world and whether they will consider measures similar to...

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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