Monday, 20 March 2006
asked Her Majesty's Government: What proposals they have to increase inward investment into Northern Ireland.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress they are making in their review of the 16-hour rule which denies young people aged 19 and over in further education access to maintenance or housing...
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the delay of more than one month in the production of an accessible version of the welfare reform Green Paper A New Deal for Welfare constitutes...
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will reconsider the decision by the Natural Environment Research Council to close the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.
My Lords, I have it in command from Her Majesty the Queen to acquaint the House that Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of the National Insurance Contributions Bill, has consented...
My Lords, the Government intend to move amendments to the Electoral Administration Bill, currently before this House, to make it compulsory for political parties to disclose any loans they...
My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons amendments be now considered.
My Lords, I beg to move that the Bill be now further considered on Report.
rose to move, That the draft regulations laid before the House on 2 March be approved [20th Report from the Joint Committee and 27th Report from the Merits Committee].
rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 6 February be approved [18th Report from the Joint Committee].
rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 1 March be approved [21st Report from the Joint Committee].
Further consideration of amendments on Report resumed. Clause 65 [Ending of certain existing unrecorded public rights of way]:
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.