House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 23 January 2002

  • The Lord Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich

    John Hubert Richard, Lord Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich—Was (in the usual manner) introduced between the Lord Bishop of Bradford and the Lord Bishop of Portsmouth.

  • The Family

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In the context of their initiatives concerned with the family, how they define the word "family".

  • Asylum Seekers: Illegal Entrants

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is now their policy on refugees seeking asylum in the United Kingdom who have arrived illegally in this country or are attempting to do so.

  • Census Internet Site

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When it will be possible to access the site www.census.pro.gov.uk to allow public access to the 1901 census details.

  • A-Levels: A* Grade

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What proposals they have to introduce an A* grade for A-levels.

  • National Lottery (Amendment) Bill [HL]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to allow the National Lotteries Charities Board to make grants to endowment trusts as part of the endowment of such charitable organisations. I beg to move...

  • Greenham and Crookham Commons Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. Moved, That the Bill be now read a second time.—(The Chairman of Committees.) On Question, Bill read a second time, and...

  • 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 debates on the Motions in the names of the Lord Howe of Aberavon and the Baroness Knight of Collingtree...

  • Constitution Committee

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, on behalf of the Committee of Selection, That the Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market be appointed a member of the...

  • European Union Committee

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, on behalf of the Committee of Selection, That the Baroness Maddock be appointed a member of the Select Committee...

  • Tax Simplification

    13 speeches

    rose to call attention to the case for simplifying the tax system; and to move for Papers. My Lords, the House will recognise that in raising the subject of taxation one is dealing with an...

  • National Institute for Clinical Excellence

    16 speeches

    rose to call attention to the remit of the National Institute for Clinical Excellence; and to move for Papers. My Lords, with the benefit of hindsight, there are probably those in government who...

  • Disability Discrimination (Amendment) Bill [HL]

    20 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. Despite the Disability Discrimination Act, discrimination is still rife against Britain's disabled people. This Bill seeks 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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