House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 6 December 2005

  • Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick

    Michael John Hastings Esquire, CBE, having been created Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick, of Scarisbrick in the County of Lancashire, for life—Was, in his robes, introduced between the Lord...

  • Olympic Games 2012: National Lottery

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to ensure that local art, culture and heritage development throughout the United Kingdom is not affected as a result of £1.5 billion of...

  • British Army Uniforms

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether British Army uniforms are being manufactured in China.

  • Ministerial Code

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will require retiring or resigning Ministers of the Crown not only to consult the advisory committee before taking up employment in the private sector...

  • Rape: Definition of Consent

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will put forward proposals at the earliest opportunity to amend the Sexual Offences Act 2003 to clarify the definition of consent in cases of rape.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, with permission, I have a couple of points to make about business today. First, I remind the House that a Statement on benefits uprating and welfare reform will be repeated by my noble...

  • Constitution Committee

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Lord Goodlad be appointed a member of the Select Committee in the place of the Lord Monro of...

  • Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill

    5 speeches

    My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lady Scotland of Asthal, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. In February this year, the Government published a five-year strategy on...

  • Benefits Uprating

    16 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend in another place. The Statement is as follows: "I should like to make a Statement on benefits...

  • Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill

    27 speeches

    Second Reading debate resumed.

  • Croatia: EU Accession

    13 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the contribution which Croatia's accession to the European Union will make towards peace and stability in Europe. My Lords, in...

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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