House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 6 March 2002

  • Housing

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is their policy to encourage local authorities to set up private housing sector departments and, if so, what the aim of this venture is.

  • Channel Tunnel: Security

    22 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to improve security at the Channel Tunnel and to preserve safety on trains passing through it.

  • BBC Standards

    15 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will consider changes to the BBC charter when it next falls due for renewal so as to require a high standard of programming, particularly in television.

  • Prison Population

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they intend to take to reverse the growth in the prison population in England and Wales.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, between the two debates this afternoon, my noble and learned friend the Leader of the House will, with the leave of the House, repeat a Statement which is being made in another place on...

  • 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 Hanningfield set down for today shall be limited to three...

  • Employment Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, on the Order Paper. Moved, That it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to whom the...

  • Local Government

    22 speeches

    rose to call attention to local government, its structures, powers and responsibilities; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am pleased to open the debate on the structures, powers and...

  • Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

    14 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made by the Prime Minister in another place earlier this afternoon. The Statement is as follows: "I should like to make a...

  • Zimbabwe

    14 speeches

    rose to call attention to the present situation in Zimbabwe; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to open the debate. I am grateful to the noble and...

  • Disability Discrimination (Amendment) Bill [HL]

    95 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the House do now resolve itself into Committee on the Bill. Moved, That the House do now resolve itself into Committee.—(Lord Ashley of Stoke.)

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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