House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 25 November 2008

  • Coalition on Charging: Charging into Poverty?

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the report of the Coalition on Charging, Charging into Poverty?; and whether they propose to meet the coalition.

  • Banking: Lloyds TSB and HBOS

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they support the takeover of HBOS by Lloyds TSB.

  • Schools: Latin

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to encourage the teaching of Latin in schools.

  • Unemployment

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, following the remarks by Sir Richard Tilt, chairman of the Social Security Advisory Committee, they plan to defer proposals to make lone parents, disabled...

  • Planning Bill

    A message was brought from the Commons, That they agree to certain Lords amendments to the Planning Bill without amendment and that they disagree to the remaining amendments for which they have...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, my noble friend Lord McKenzie of Luton will repeat the employment Statement after consideration of Commons reasons on the Planning Bill.

  • Planning Bill

    18 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons reasons be considered forthwith.

  • Employment

    10 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend James Purnell in the other place. The Statement is as follows: "With permission, Mr Speaker, I...

  • Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2008

    37 speeches

    rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 13 October be approved.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, as the House will no doubt be aware, my right honourable friend the Leader of the House of Commons has already announced our intention to prorogue no later than Thursday 27 November....

  • Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules

    23 speeches

    rose to move, That the statement, laid before the House on 4 November, be disapproved.

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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