House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 5 May 2004

  • The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence

    1 speech

    My Lords, before business begins, may I take this opportunity to inform the House that I shall be attending a ministerial visit to Jersey on Monday 10 May? Accordingly, I trust that the House...

  • Clinical Trials: Protection of Patients

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/1031), laid before the House on 1 April, will change the law in relation to the...

  • Renewable Energy Strategy: Electricity Costs

    21 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the likely total cumulative cost to electricity customers, by the end of 2010, 2015 and 2020 respectively, of the Government's renewable...

  • Euro 2004 Football Championships

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the security and crowd control arrangements being made for the Euro 2004 football championships in Portugal are expected to be sufficient.

  • EU Enlargement: Institutions and Reform

    17 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in light of the enlargement of the European Union to 25 member states, they will now press for reform of the Union's institutions as a matter of urgency.

  • Terrorist Threats: Public Information

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to inform the public about recent terrorist threats and how to react in the event of an emergency.

  • Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill

    Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and ordered to be printed.

  • 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 Baroness Thornton set down for today shall be limited to three...

  • Central Government and Local Communities

    24 speeches

    rose to call attention to the role which central government play in supporting local communities; and to move for Papers. My Lords, several noble Lords have raised with me the open-ended nature...

  • Political Parties

    15 speeches

    rose to call attention to the role which political parties play in public life; and to move for Papers. My Lords, your Lordships' House is distinguished by the presence of, and the great...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, I understand that the noble Lord, Lord Brookman, and the noble Baroness, Lady Masham of Ilton, have indicated a wish to speak in the debate in the gap on the Unstarred Question for the...

  • Food Labelling

    8 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to combat misleading food labelling and to promote healthy eating, especially in children. My Lords, my principal purpose this...

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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