Tuesday, 18 March 2003
asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the estimated tonnage of illegal meat imported into this country last year and what was the corresponding figure for 1992.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What future they envisage for the Post Office underground railway in London.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What future they plan for the health visitors' profession.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they have taken to help British pensioners in Zimbabwe whose pensions are paid through the banks at the official exchange rate.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they propose to take to avoid the demise of the British steel industry, in view of the prospect of further plant closures by Corus.
My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. It is proposed that the Second Reading of the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections Bill will take place tomorrow as the...
My Lords, perhaps I may say a few words about today's debate on Iraq. It is not a timed debate, but it is sometimes helpful to the House if I do some arithmetic. Forty-three of your Lordships are...
rose to move, That this House takes note of Her Majesty's Government's policy on Iraq.
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.