House of Lords debates

Thursday, 23 June 2005

  • EU Constitutional Treaty: Referendum

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have estimated the cost of holding the proposed referendum on the draft European Union constitutional treaty.

  • Sport: Ticket Sales

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they plan to extend to other sports the prohibition on secondary sales of tickets which currently applies to football.

  • Bird Influenza

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What further steps they are considering to address the threat of a bird influenza pandemic.

  • People Trafficking

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to recent reports that young Africans are trafficked into the United Kingdom and subsequently go missing.

  • Hereditary Peers' By-Election

    1 speech

    The Clerk of the Parliaments: My Lords, with the leave of the House, I am now able to announce the result of the by-election to elect a Cross-Bench hereditary Peer, in the place of the late...

  • Business of the House: Debate 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 Oxburgh set down for today shall be limited to three...

  • Euro

    12 speeches

    rose to call attention to current trends and developments in the euro; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am moving this Motion on behalf of my noble friend Lord Dykes, and at his request. My...

  • Bangladesh

    8 speeches

    rose to call attention to the level of political and religious violence in Bangladesh; and to move for Papers. My Lords, human rights in Bangladesh have not been high on the agenda of the media...

  • Renewable Energy (S&T Report)

    24 speeches

    rose to move, That this House takes note of the report of the Science and Technology Committee on Renewable Energy: Practicalities (4th Report, Session 2003–04, HL Paper 126).

  • Renewable Energy

    1 speech

    had given notice of his intention to call attention to the Government's strategy and timetable for programmes of energy efficiency, use reduction and conservation and for the implementation of...

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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