House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

  • Business

    6 speeches

    My Lords, before we proceed to the first Question I should like to say a few words about procedure at Question Time. We rightly take pride in being a self-regulating House, but it is helpful for...

  • Energy: Winter Supplies

    20 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are their forecasts for the security and prices of energy supplies during the coming winter.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    12 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their assessment of the current situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Agriculture: Combine Harvesters

    24 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many British farmers have been prosecuted under European Union rules for using a combine harvester on wet land.

  • Zimbabwe

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their assessment of the allocation by Robert Mugabe of portfolios in the proposed Government of Zimbabwe.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, it has not escaped my attention that there is a strong desire from all sides of the House for a debate on the present economic difficulties. It may be helpful to know that I agree that...

  • Energy Bill

    24 speeches

    Report received. Clause 20 [Terms and conditions]:

  • Small Businesses

    30 speeches

    My Lords, with your Lordships' permission, I should like to make the following Statement. This Government understand the real difficulties of many small firms as a result of the credit crunch and...

  • Energy Bill

    63 speeches

    Consideration of amendments on Report resumed.

  • Moved accordingly, and, on Question, Motion agreed to.

  • Roads

    10 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have to ensure that the New Approach to Appraisal for major highway projects is in line with other aspects of government policy. My Lords, I...

  • Energy Bill

    34 speeches

    Consideration of amendments on Report resumed. Clause 51 [Nuclear decommissioning: regulations and guidance]:

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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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