House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

  • Electricity Supplies: Interruption

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have advised electricity distribution companies in the United Kingdom of ways to reduce the risk of supplies to rural areas being interrupted as a...

  • Household Debt

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are concerned about the current level of household debt, and whether they propose to take any action.

  • Central London: Congestion Charging

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to deal with emergencies arising from a breakdown of the central London congestion charging scheme.

  • Prison Population

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to deal with the results of overcrowding in H M prisons.

  • Education Spending

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How the £45 billion additional expenditure for education by 2006 announced in the Chancellor's Pre-Budget Report on 27th November breaks down between early...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, there will be two Statements to be repeated this afternoon at a suitable time after 3.30 p.m.—the first by my noble friend Lord Whitty on hunting with...

  • Public Services (Disruption) Bill [HL]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision to contain disruption of public services by collective industrial action and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read...

  • Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]

    5 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. Although apparently modest in itself, the Bill will set up and enhance the frameworks to help the UK to address two key...

  • Hunting with Dogs

    34 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Minister of State for Rural Affairs. The Statement is as follows: "Mr...

  • Tomlinson Inquiry

    18 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Education and Skills on the inquiry into...

  • Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]

    10 speeches

    Second Reading debate resumed.

  • Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002

    10 speeches

    rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 14th November be approved [First Report from the Joint Committee].

  • Burma (Myanmar)

    6 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what their response is to recent developments in Burma (Myanmar). My Lords, I thank very warmly all noble Lords participating in this debate, especially as...

  • Tax Law Rewrite Bills

    A message was received from the Commons that they have appointed seven Members to join with a committee of this House as the Joint Committee on Tax Law Rewrite Bills. House adjourned at...

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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