House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 17 October 2007

  • Referendums

    23 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many government referendums have been held in the United Kingdom since May 1997 and on what subjects.

  • Middle East: Democracy and Human Rights

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, during the forthcoming Saudi Arabian state visit, they intend to discuss issues of democracy and human rights in the Middle East.

  • Channel Tunnel: Rail Freight

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress they are making in increasing the flow of rail freight traffic through the Channel Tunnel.

  • Royal Mail: Dispute

    19 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the effect on small business of the recent dispute in the postal service.

  • Obesity

    30 speeches

    My Lords, with permission, I should like to repeat a Statement on obesity made in the other place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Health. The Statement is as follows:...

  • Legal Services Bill [HL]

    115 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons amendments be now considered.

  • EU: Mental Health (EUC Report)

    9 speeches

    rose to move that this House takes note of the report of the European Union Committee, Improving the Mental Health of the Population: Can the European Union help? (14th Report, HL Paper 73).

  • Transport for London Bill [HL]

    A message was brought from the Commons that they have made the following order: That the promoters of the Transport for London Bill [Lords], which was originally introduced in the House of Lords...

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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