House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 31 October 2001

  • Baroness Michie of Gallanach

    Janet Ray Michie (commonly called the Honourable Janet Ray Michie), having been created Baroness Michie of Gallanach, of Oban in Argyll and Bute, for life--Was, in her robes, introduced between...

  • Lord Black of Crossharbour

    Conrad Moffat Black, PC (Can.), OC, having been created Baron Black of Crossharbour, of Crossharbour in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the...

  • Specialist Schools

    21 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are satisfied with their progress with specialist schools.

  • Food Standards Agency

    17 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the work of the Food Standards Agency since its inception has been satisfactory.

  • Benefits Agency: Contingency Funds

    6 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will consider increasing the contingency reserve for the discretionary Social Fund.

  • Foot and Mouth Disease: Public Inquiry

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in the light of the finding of the Devon County Council inquiry that the handling of the foot-and-mouth outbreak was "lamentable", they will now...

  • Business of the House: Debates, 8th November

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the first Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That Standing Order 40 (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Thursday, 8th November so far...

  • Business of the House: Debate this Day

    1 speech

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

  • Railways

    42 speeches

    rose to call attention to the current and long-term problems of the railway industry; and to move for Papers. My Lords, particularly in the presence of the Leader of the House, I first declare an...

  • National Heritage Bill [HL]

    9 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. I have three objectives in presenting this Bill to your Lordships: first, to remove some anomalies in the powers and functions of...

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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