House of Lords debates

Thursday, 10 November 2005

  • Pensioners: Free Bus Travel

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress they are making on the introduction of free bus travel for pensioners.

  • Smoking: Economic Impact of Ban

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the impact of a full ban on smoking in public places on the United Kingdom economy.

  • Zimbabwe

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their current approach to Zimbabwe in the light of recent events in that country.

  • Northern Ireland: School Closures

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What impact the closure of primary schools in Northern Ireland with an enrolment of 40 pupils or fewer is having on small towns and villages in the Province.

  • Business of the House: Recess Dates

    1 speech

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I would like to make a Statement on Recess dates. I assume that I have the leave of the House to make such a Statement. Details will be available in the...

  • Business of the House: Debate this Day

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing on the Order Paper in the name of my noble friend Lady Amos. Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Lord May of Oxford set down for...

  • Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.—(Lord Bach.)

  • Climate Change

    28 speeches

    rose to call attention to climate change; and to move for Papers. My Lords, this debate on the problems of climate change is most timely. Climate change and sustainable development in Africa are...

  • Prisons: Healthcare

    11 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made since the healthcare of prisons was transferred to the National Health Service. My Lords, healthcare in public prisons passed to...

  • Terrorism Bill

    Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and ordered to be printed. House adjourned at fifteen minutes before six o'clock.

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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