House of Lords debates

Monday, 30 October 2006

  • Personal Statement: Lord Falconer of Thoroton

    My Lords, with permission, I should like to make a personal Statement. Last Thursday, I answered a question from my noble friend Lord Campbell-Savours about proceedings in Parliament in which he...

  • Prisons: Pentonville

    19 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they intend to take in response to the report by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons on Pentonville prison, dated 28 September.

  • Natural England

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What budget cuts are proposed for Natural England, which was launched on 10 October.

  • Defra: Budget

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What cuts the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has had to make withinthe department as a result of deficits incurred bythe Rural Payments Agency...

  • Iraq: UK Military Accommodation

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they have taken since 25 July to introduce more extensive air-conditioning into the living and working accommodation of the United Kingdom Armed Forces...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have two brief statements to make. The first is about a Statement that will, with the leave of the House, be repeated later today—it is on climate change. It will be delivered...

  • England Rural Development Programme (Closure of Project-Based Schemes) Regulations 2006

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the following Motion be referred to a Grand Committee: The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer—To...

  • Standing Orders (Private Business)

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the Standing Orders relating to Private Business be amended as follows: Line 41, leave out paragraph (7) and...

  • Education and Inspections Bill

    104 speeches

    Read a third time. Clause 1 [Duties in relation to high standards and the fulfilment of potential]:

  • Climate Change

    29 speeches

    My Lords, this seems a convenient moment to repeat the Statement made in the other place by the Secretary of State. The Statement is as follows: "With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to...

  • NHS: Community Hospitals and Maternity Units

    13 speeches

    rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy towards community hospitals and maternity units. My Lords, I start by thanking noble Lords for taking part in this short debate and the...

  • Education and Inspections Bill

    72 speeches

    Proceedings after Third Reading resumed. Clause 41 [Role of admission forums]: [Amendment No. 11 not moved.]

  • Violent Crime Reduction Bill

    The Bill was returned from the Commons with an amendment disagreed to with a reason for such disagreement; and with the remaining amendments agreed to; it was ordered that the Commons reason be...

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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