House of Lords debates

Thursday, 6 March 2003

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts and Measures: Income Tax (Earnings and...

  • Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]

    76 speeches

    Read a third time. Clause 7 [Trading and other transfer of landfill allowances]:

  • Lord McIntosh of Haringey: Personal Statement

    1 speech

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I wish to make a personal statement. In the debate on pensions yesterday, the noble Lord, Lord Jenkin of Roding, said that I gave, "the figure for...

  • Epilepsy

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they intend to take following the review of the management of patients with epilepsy by the University Hospitals of Leicester National Health Service Trust.

  • Drug Courts

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their policy towards drug courts in light of the publication of the updated drug strategy and the proposed introduction of a single generic community sentence.

  • Teaching Standards

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: To what extent they are satisfied with the progress of teaching, learning and administration noted in the annual report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools...

  • Public Information: Chemical or Biological Attack

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will supply the public with basic information on measures they should take to assist themselves and others before the arrival of the emergency...

  • Water Bill [HL]

    13 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. The Government's approach to the water environment and water industry is firmly grounded in sustainable development. That is...

  • Women

    13 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what barriers remain to women's full participation in the political, economic and social life of the country. My Lords, I am pleased to have the opportunity...

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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