House of Lords debates

Thursday, 16 February 2006

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006,...

  • Armed Forces: Germany

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: For how long it is planned that British troops should remain at military bases in Germany.

  • Civil Service: Specialists

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to ensure that the training of specialist civil servants is sufficiently broad to enable them to relate their work effectively to...

  • Citizenship: Young People

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether details of the rights and responsibilities of young people referred to in their Respect Action Plan are clearly set out in the citizenship curriculum...

  • Africa: Drought and Famine

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What their response is to the assessment by the World Food Programme of the drought and famine facing 6.5 million people in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.

  • Army: Advice of Attorney-General

    27 speeches

    rose to call attention to the advice and guidance given to the Director of Army Legal Services and the Army Prosecuting Authority by the Attorney-General under his supervisory function; and to...

  • Energy Policy: Nuclear Power

    20 speeches

    rose to call attention to the role of nuclear power in energy policy in the light of the consultative document, Our Energy Challenge; and to move for Papers. My Lords, I am particularly pleased...

  • School Finance (England) Regulations 2006

    7 speeches

    rose to move, That the draft regulations laid before the House on 19 January be approved [15th Report from the Joint Committee and 22nd Report from the Merits Committee].

  • Terrorism Bill

    Returned from the Commons with certain amendments disagreed to with reasons for such disagreement; with certain other amendments agreed to but with amendments proposed in lieu thereof; and with...

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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