House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 21 January 2004

  • The Lord Bishop of Southwell

    George Henry, Lord Bishop of Southwell—Was (in the usual manner) introduced between the Lord Bishop of Southwark and the Lord Bishop of Leicester.

  • Courts Martial

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether courts martial have been abolished in the Armed Forces and, if so, what is intended to replace them.

  • United Nations Security Council

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will support the modernisation of the United Nations Security Council.

  • Higher Education: Middle Eastern and Asian Language Studies

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to encourage British students in United Kingdom universities to study Middle Eastern and Central Asian languages.

  • Foot and Mouth: Payments to Contractors

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they will take to settle the £100 million in outstanding payments to contractors who worked during the 2001 foot and mouth epidemic.

  • Trademarks and Origin Marking

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their view of any proposals to abolish national trading marks and replace them by a European Union-wide trademark.

  • Business of the House: Debates this Day

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Lord Judd set down for today shall be limited to three hours and...

  • Gender Recognition Bill [HL]

    1 speech

    My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Filkin, I beg to move the Motion standing in his name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered...

  • Disability Discrimination

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Commons message of 19th January be now considered, and that a committee of six Lords be appointed to...

  • House Committee: Select Committee Report

    2 speeches

    rose to move, That the 5th Report from the Select Committee, Session 2002–03, Freedom of Information: Members' Expenses, be agreed to (HL Paper 176, Session 2002–03).

  • Development Aid

    17 speeches

    rose to call attention to the role of development aid in tackling world poverty and the part played by the United Kingdom's aid programme; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I declare an interest...

  • Women in Sport

    12 speeches

    rose to call attention to the steps which Her Majesty's Government are taking to encourage women's participation in sport; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am sure that the House realises the...

  • Rail Transport

    7 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what their response is to the report prepared for the All-Party Parliamentary Rail Group by Professor Phil Goodwin on the Future for Rail. My Lords, early...

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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