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Monday, 19 November 2007
My Lords, I regret that I have to inform the House of the death of Lord Cooke of Islandreagh on 13 November. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to his family and friends.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their justification for the recent statement made by the Prime Minister that "millions of jobs are dependent on our membership of the European Union".
asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their reaction to the fall in the number of secondary school pupils achieving GCSE success in modern languages.
asked Her Majesty's Government: How many destroyers and similar surface vessels they regard as necessary to dispose of their commitments.
asked Her Majesty's Government: How many regulatory reform orders have been put forward by the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform in the past year.
My Lords, with permission, we shall have a Statement on Northern Rock repeated later this afternoon by my noble friend Lord Davies of Oldham after the speech of the noble Baroness, Lady Williams...
My Lords, I beg to move the four Motions standing in my name on the Order Paper. Hybrid Instruments Committee Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider hybrid instruments and that,...
My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. The United Kingdom is at the forefront of developments in human reproductive technology. This country has a proud record of...
My Lords, I beg leave to repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend the Chancellor in another place this afternoon. The Statement is as follows: "With your permission, Mr Speaker, I...
Second Reading debate resumed.
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.