Thursday, 18 December 2008
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to Report Card 8—The Childcare Transition, published by UNICEF on 11 December.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will take steps to make the number of physicians per capita in the United Kingdom equivalent to the European Union average.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have borrowed so far this year per capita.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will purchase two F-35 Lightning II aircraft in January for evaluation and training as anticipated.
My Lords, with the leave of the House, my noble friend the Lord President will repeat a Statement made in the other place, entitled "Iraq". She will repeat the Statement at the end of the debate...
Moved By Lord Davies of Oldham That the Bill be read a second time.
Moved By Lord Davies of Oldham That the Bill be withdrawn. Motion agreed.
Bill read a second time. Committee negatived. Standing Order 47 having been dispensed with, the Bill was read a third time and passed.
3rd Report HL Paper 189
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That the 3rd report of Session 2007—08 from the Select Committee be agreed to. (HL Paper 189)
4th Report HL Paper 205
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That the 4th Report of Session 2007—08 from the Select Committee be agreed to. (HL Paper 205) Motion agreed.
Moved By Baroness Cox To call attention to recent developments in India; and to move for Papers.
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in the other place by my right honourable friend the Prime Minister. The Statement is as follows. "With permission, Mr...
Moved By Lord Norton of Louth To call attention to the case for enhancing Parliament's ability to communicate with members of the public; and to move for Papers.
The following Act was given Royal Assent: Consolidated Fund Act 2008.
Motion to Adjourn Moved by Lord Bassam of Brighton That the House do now adjourn.
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