House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

  • Iraq: Ashraf City

    21 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assurances they have received from the Government of Iraq that all residents of Ashraf City will be protected in the event of any withdrawal of American...

  • Visas: Sri Lanka and Maldives

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why processing of Sri Lankan and Maldive applicants for United Kingdom visas has been transferred from Colombo to Chennai in India.

  • Armed Forces: Future Rapid Effect System

    6 speeches

    My Lords, at the specific request of my noble friend Lord Astor, I beg leave to ask the Government the following Question: When they expect the first vehicles under the future rapid effect system...

  • Banking: Northern Rock

    27 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the consequences for Northern Rock and for the Government of the declaration by Granite Master Trust plc of a non-asset trigger event.

  • Business

    3 speeches

    My Lords, it may be helpful to the House if I say a few words about the expected timing of Prorogation today. At the close of business, this House will adjourn until 8.15 pm to allow the other...

  • Energy Bill

    8 speeches

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

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

    10 speeches

    rose to move, That this House takes note of the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Pensions Bill

    The Bill was returned from the Commons with the Lords amendments agreed to.

  • Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL]

    The Bill was returned from the Commons with the Lords amendments agreed to. [The Sitting was suspended from 5.29 to 8.15 pm.]

  • Royal Commission

    2 speeches

    My Lords, it not being convenient for Her Majesty personally to be present here this day, she has been pleased to cause a Commission under the Great Seal to be prepared for proroguing this...

  • Royal Assent

    The following received the Royal Assent: Education and Skills Act 2008 Local Transport Act 2008Climate Change Act 2008Counter-Terrorism Act 2008Planning Act 2008Pensions Act 2008Dormant Bank and...

  • Prorogation: Her Majesty's Speech

    Her Majesty's most gracious Speech was then delivered to both Houses of Parliament by the Lord President (in pursuance of Her Majesty's Command) as follows: My Lords and Members of the House of...

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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