House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 29 June 2005

  • Lord Jones of Cheltenham

    Nigel David Jones, Esquire, having been created Baron Jones of Cheltenham, of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucestershire, for life—Was, in his robes, introduced between the Lord...

  • Baroness Shephard of Northwold

    The Right Honourable Gillian Patricia Shephard, having been created Baroness Shephard of Northwold, of Northwold in the County of Norfolk, for life—was, in her robes, introduced between the...

  • Road Signs: Speed Limits

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What regulations exist to ensure adequate visibility of, and distance between, road signs indicating changes in speed limits so as to assist drivers in complying...

  • G8 Summit: Zimbabwe

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in view of the emphasis of the forthcoming G8 Summit on Africa, they will take steps to ensure that there is adequate discussion at the summit of the...

  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    13 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In view of the absence of any agreement at the recent Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, what steps they will take to ensure that decisions are reached on...

  • Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the benefits of the new Armed Forces redundancy scheme, announced on 21 June, compared with the current scheme.

  • Procedure of the House: Select Committee

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the first Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Lord Elton and the Lord Shaw of Northstead be appointed members of the Select...

  • Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the second Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be appointed to serve as members of...

  • Colleges of Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in the name of my noble friend on the Order Paper. Moved, That the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.—(Lord Rooker.)

  • Children and Adoption Bill [HL]

    13 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. Although promoted by the Department for Education and Skills, most of the Bill in fact relates to the courts, so I am grateful to...

  • Terrorism

    5 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government, what progress they are making, together with other governments in the G8 and the European Union, in the cause of defeating global terrorism. My Lords, in...

  • Statutory Instruments.

    A message was brought from the Commons that they have ordered that the Committee appointed by them on Statutory Instruments do meet with the Committee appointed by this House on Tuesday 5 July...

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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