House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 23 October 2007

  • 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: Sustainable Communities Act, Greater...

  • Terrorism: Charities and NGOs

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What measures they are taking to protect British charities and non-governmental organisations from terrorist attacks or hostilities conducted by foreign...

  • Civil Service: Retirement Age

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take to ensure that civil servants are not compelled to retire at the age of 60 or 65.

  • Taxation: Business Taxes

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why they propose to increase business taxes when the country may face an economic downturn.

  • Housing: Prices

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the assessment by the International Monetary Fund that the United Kingdom housing market is heavily overpriced.

  • UK Borders Bill

    63 speeches

    Read a third time. Clause 16 [Conditional leave to enter or remain]:

  • Middle East and Afghanistan

    27 speeches

    rose to move, That this House takes note of developments in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

  • EU: Middle East Peace Process (EUC Report)

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That this House takes note of the report of the European Union Committee on The EU and the Middle East Peace...

  • Serious Crime Bill [HL]

    The Bill was returned from the Commons on Monday 22 October agreed to with amendments. The Commons amendments were printed in accordance with Standing Order 51. House adjourned at 9.15 pm.

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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