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House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

  • Death of a Member

    1 speech

    My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of Lady Michie of Gallanach on 6 May. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to her family and friends.

  • Mortgages

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assistance they are providing to home owners seeking renewal of mortgages.

  • Transport: London Underground

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether Transport for London has adequate continuity of funding to complete the modernisation programme of the London Underground system.

  • Zimbabwe

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What new policies they have towards Zimbabwe.

  • Taxation: Inheritance Tax

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they plan to place cohabiting and dependent close family members on an equal footing with married couples and civil partners in relation to inheritance tax.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, my noble friend Lord West of Spithead will repeat a Statement entitled "Cannabis" after consideration of the Commons amendments and reasons on the Criminal...

  • Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill

    81 speeches

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

  • Cannabis

    20 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Home Secretary. The Statement is as follows: "With permission, Mr...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, unless any noble Lord objects, I beg to move that the Report stage of the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill be postponed until after the Question for Short Debate.

  • Entertainment: Facilities

    7 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government what action they will take to mitigate the constraints placed upon owners of listed places of entertainment seeking to provide modern facilities for customers and...

  • Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill

    39 speeches

    Report received. Clause 2 [Objectives of the Commission]:

  • Broads Authority Bill

    The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and referred to the Examiners.

  • Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill

    1 speech

    The Bill was returned from the Commons with the Lords amendments agreed to. House adjourned at 10.16 pm. Correction The following contribution by Lord Monson was omitted from the Official Report...

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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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