Wednesday, 26 June 2002
asked Her Majesty's Government: What measures are in place to ensure that Connexions personal advisers are able to deal with children who are suspected to be at risk of abuse.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to increase the proportion of students at university studying science and engineering.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there is any reason other than economy for withholding pension increases from British citizens living in certain Commonwealth countries.
My Lords, I understand that no amendments have been set down to this Bill and that no noble Lord has indicated a wish to move a manuscript amendment or to speak in Committee. Therefore, unless...
My Lords, I beg to move that the Bill be now further considered on Report. Moved, That the Bill be now further considered on Report.—(Baroness Ashton of Upholland.)
My Lords, I beg to move that the House do now resolve itself into Committee on this Bill. Moved, That the House do now resolve itself into Committee.—(Lord Campbell of Alloway.)
Further consideration of amendments on Report resumed. Clause 83 [Establishment of the National Curriculum for England by order]:
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.