House of Lords debates

Thursday, 30 June 2005

  • Libraries

    12 speeches

    My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper. In doing so, I declare an interest as a writer of fiction. The Question was as follows: To ask Her Majesty's...

  • Driving Test: First Aid

    15 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will include first aid as part of the driving test.

  • EU: Financial Management

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they have taken, and will take during the United Kingdom presidency of the European Union, to ensure that the European Commission produces accounts...

  • Zimbabwe: Asylum Seekers

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps are being taken to end the hunger strike of failed asylum seekers from Zimbabwe.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, a Statement will be repeated later today. The Statement is on the European Union and will be repeated by my noble friend Lord Triesman. We shall take it...

  • Business of the House: Debate this Day

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the first Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Lord Phillips of Sudbury set down for today shall be...

  • Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the second Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the draft order be referred to a Grand Committee.—(Baroness Amos.)

  • Children and Adoption Bill [HL]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Children and Adoption Bill [HL] has been committed...

  • Decentralisation

    5 speeches

    rose to call attention to the case for decentralisation and greater local autonomy and their effect on citizen and community vitality; and to move for Papers. My Lords, in this debate we have a...

  • European Union

    22 speeches

    My Lords, with the permission of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend the Foreign Secretary. "With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a...

  • Decentralisation

    24 speeches

    My Lords, I am very pleased to be here, and to follow the distinguished contribution from the noble Lord, Lord Chan, whose reputation as someone who has spent much of his professional life in...

  • Community Interest Company Regulations 2005

    5 speeches

    rose to move, That the draft regulations laid before the House on 1 March be approved [13th Report from the Joint Committee, Session 2004–05].

  • Extradition: UK and USA

    17 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the light of experience and the fact that the United Kingdom has ratified the treaty while the United States has not, they will now review the...

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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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