House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 24 October 2007

  • Debt: Consumer Credit

    13 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will put proposals to banks, building societies and financial services providers with a view to reducing the number of personal bankruptcies, mortgage...

  • Royal Mail

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will make representations to Royal Mail about its withdrawal of collections on Sundays and bank holidays, due to take effect from 28 October.

  • People Trafficking

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What contribution they will make to the world summit on tackling human trafficking to be held in Vienna from 13 to 15 February 2008.

  • Diplomats

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the current rules regarding the rights of retiring diplomats to publish memoirs, including accounts of their official lives, or to join public debate on...

  • Serious Crime Bill [HL]

    41 speeches

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

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, having happily debated the Serious Crime Bill as thoroughly as we were instructed, we should progress to the Question for Short Debate, but I see that, with the exception of the noble...

  • Child Protection

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the effectiveness of their new arrangements for child protection. My Lords, there has been a great deal of activity on the child...

  • Legal Services Bill [HL]

    The Bill was returned from the Commons with certain Commons amendments not insisted on but with amendments proposed in lieu thereof; with another Commons amendment not insisted on, with the 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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