House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 11 December 2002

  • School Playing Fields

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many school playing fields have been sold for other purposes in each of the five years 1997–2001.

  • Ecstasy

    19 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in view of recent research on the effect on the brain of the drug ecstasy, they will increase their efforts to warn young people of the potential damage...

  • Reverend David Peachell: Army Pension

    16 speeches

    My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question in my name on the Order Paper. In doing so, I declare an interest, not a financial one, as honorary parliamentary adviser over many years to the Royal...

  • Buses and Coaches: Passenger Safety

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will take urgent measures to increase safety for passengers in buses and coaches.

  • Accidents: Bogus Claims

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to deal with bogus claimants and their lawyers who claim for damages in accidents in which they have not been involved.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, two Statements will be repeated this afternoon. The first will be on Bali and the ISC report, to be repeated by my noble friend Lady Amos; and the second...

  • Business of the House: Standing Order 41

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That Standing Order 41 (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on 7th January next to allow the Motion...

  • Administration and Works: Select Committee

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the first Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Lord Shaw of Northstead be appointed a member of the Select Committee.—(The Chairman of...

  • Statutory Instruments: Joint Committee

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the second Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Lord Mancroft be appointed a member of the Joint Committee in the place of the Lord...

  • Government

    20 speeches

    rose to call attention to the growth of government and its attendant regulations and the case for action to reduce them; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I start by saying a few words more about...

  • Bali: ISC Report

    10 speeches

    My Lords, I wish to repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Foreign Secretary. "With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a Statement about the report...

  • NHS Resources

    10 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend in another place. The Statement is as follows: "With permission, Mr Speaker, I wish to make a...

  • Traffic and Transport in London

    12 speeches

    rose to call attention to the impact of traffic conditions and public transport services on the life and economy of London; and to move for Papers. My Lords, Dr Johnson famously said: "When a man...

  • Angola

    8 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government how they are working with the Government of Angola and the international community to consolidate peace in post-war Angola. My Lords, I begin by thanking all...

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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