House of Lords debates

Thursday, 30 May 2002

  • Taxi Drivers: Licensing Checks

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why taxi drivers seeking to renew their licences now have to fill in an extra form costing £12, on top of the three-year licence fee of £120.

  • Southern Africa: Famine

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What they are doing to help alleviate the effects of famine in southern Africa this year.

  • Postal Ballots

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the results of the postal ballot experiment in the recent local government elections will encourage them to promote the use of online voting in all elections.

  • Eastwood Park Prison

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action is being taken and within what timescale to implement the recommendations of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons regarding HM Prison Eastwood Park for women...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, my noble friend Lady Symons of Vernham Dean will make a Statement on the situation in India and Pakistan at a convenient time after 12.30 p.m.

  • Education Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 18,...

  • Employment Bill

    22 speeches

    Report received. Clause 1 [Paternity leave]:

  • India and Pakistan

    20 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now make a Statement on the dispute between India and Pakistan. Together with the rest of the international community, we remain deeply concerned...

  • Employment Bill

    84 speeches

    Consideration of amendments on Report resumed on Clause 22.

  • Kazakhstan

    5 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what is the state of the United Kingdom's relations with Kazakhstan. My Lords, I want to thank all noble Lords for delaying their Recess departure to speak on...

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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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