House of Lords debates

Thursday, 19 October 2006

  • Disability: UN Convention

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking consequent upon an agreement reached on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  • Tourism: VisitBritain

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether VisitBritain has the necessary financial resources to market the United Kingdom overseas effectively.

  • Crime: Rape

    19 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are considering any proposals for the reform of the law on rape.

  • Iraq: Casualties

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the estimate that the total number of deaths in Iraq following the invasion in 2003 could have been 655,000.

  • Business of the House: Recess Dates

    1 speech

    My Lords, from time to time I get requests about Recess dates, and I can give the House some information now. To save biro time, the information is in the Printed Paper Office. I am able to give...

  • Education and Inspections Bill

    41 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the Bill be now further considered on Report.

  • Zimbabwe

    16 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the current situation in Zimbabwe. My Lords, we have not debated Zimbabwe for a considerable time. I am grateful to have the...

  • Education and Inspections Bill

    84 speeches

    Further consideration of amendments on Report resumed. Schedule 3 [Amendments relating to school organisation]:

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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