House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 6 May 2008

  • Death of a Member

    1 speech

    My Lords, I deeply regret that I have to inform the House of the death of Lord Holme of Cheltenham on 4 May. On behalf of the whole House, I extend our condolences to his family and friends.

  • Gambling: Offshore Bookmakers

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, following the adoption of a new law in France in March 2007 and recent guidance from the European Commission, they will reconsider banning advertising by...

  • Cluster Munitions

    18 speeches

    My Lords, while declaring an interest as chair of the board of the United Nations Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which is part of the campaign to ban cluster munitions, I beg...

  • Africa: FCO and DfID Expenditure

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much expenditure they plan in Africa during the current financial year by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development...

  • Taxation: Oil Companies

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they plan to levy a windfall tax on the profits of United Kingdom oil companies.

  • Constitutional Renewal Bill: Joint Committee

    2 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. I should draw your Lordships' attention to the membership set down in the Motion. The Committee of Selection proposed 11...

  • European Union (Amendment) Bill

    95 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the House do now again resolve itself into Committee on this Bill.

  • Tourism: London

    11 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the value of the hospitality and tourist industry to the economy of London. My Lords, it is a gloriously opportune date on which...

  • European Union (Amendment) Bill

    63 speeches

    House again in Committee on Clause 2. [Amendment No. 16 had been withdrawn from the Marshalled List.]

  • Transport for London Bill [HL]

    The Bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. House adjourned at 11 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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