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Wednesday, 7 May 2008
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.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What assistance they are providing to home owners seeking renewal of mortgages.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether Transport for London has adequate continuity of funding to complete the modernisation programme of the London Underground system.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What new policies they have towards Zimbabwe.
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.
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...
My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons amendments be now considered.
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...
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.
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...
Report received. Clause 2 [Objectives of the Commission]:
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and referred to the Examiners.
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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