House of Lords debates

Thursday, 19 January 2006

  • Wind Energy: Offshore Sites

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will withhold consent to the construction of offshore wind farms between Morecambe Bay, the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland in view of potential...

  • Mental Health Bill: Race Equality Impact Assessment

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress they have made in preparing a race equality impact assessment on the proposed mental health Bill.

  • Botswana: Kalahari Bushmen

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations they have made to the government of Botswana concerning the rights of the Bushmen in the Kalahari.

  • Elections: Arbuthnott Commission

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the recommendations of the report of the Arbuthnott Commission on Boundary Differences and Voting Systems.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have a short Business Statement. With the leave of the House, a Statement on safeguarding children will be repeated by the noble Lord, Lord Adonis. The Statement will be repeated...

  • Work and Families Bill

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

  • Business of the House: Debates Today

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in the name of my noble friend the Leader of the House on the Order Paper. Moved, That the debate in the name of the Baroness Shephard of Northwold set...

  • Education

    15 speeches

    rose to call attention to education in schools; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am delighted to have the chance to move this Motion today on what is certainly a momentous day for education,...

  • Safeguarding Children

    10 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Education and Skills on safeguarding...

  • Reserve Armed Forces

    12 speeches

    rose to call attention to the Reserve Armed Forces of the Crown; and to move for Papers. My Lords, all my adult life I have been a member of the Territorial Army, by far the largest of our...

  • Firearms

    10 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they are making in setting up a central register of persons who have applied for or have been granted a shotgun or firearm certificate, as...

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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