House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 7 December 2005

  • Lord Turnbull

    Sir Andrew Turnbull, KCB, CVO, having been created Baron Turnbull, of Enfield in the London Borough of Enfield, for life—Was, in his robes, introduced between the Lord Butler of Brockwell...

  • Taxation

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the Confederation of British Industry estimate that tax rises since 1997 have cost British businesses £50 billion.

  • Schools: Infrastructure

    6 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether their policy of upgrading the schools infrastructure is fulfilling the aims of the Department for Education and Skills' sustainable development plan.

  • Non-governmental Organisations: Russian Legislation

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the likely impact upon United Kingdom non-governmental organisations of the draft legislation in the Russian Duma on the...

  • Schools: League Tables

    26 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether school league tables provide an accurate guide to parents as to the qualities of an individual school.

  • London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Bill

    Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and ordered to be printed.

  • Estate Agents (Independent Redress Scheme) Bill [HL]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I understand that no amendments have been set down to this Bill and that no noble Lord has indicated a wish to move a manuscript amendment or to speak in Committee. Therefore, unless...

  • Terrorism Bill

    112 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the House do now again resolve itself into Committee on this Bill. Moved, That the House do now again resolve itself into Committee.—(Baroness Scotland of Asthal.)

  • Dyslexia

    7 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government: What further proposals they have to deal with dyslexia throughout the educational and working lives of the population. My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who...

  • Terrorism Bill

    87 speeches

    House again in Committee on Clause 3.

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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