Thursday, 2 April 2009
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they welcome and will consider promoting equity release schemes that are fully regulated, avoid negative equity and are underpinned by independent legal advice.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what capacity of coal, oil and nuclear power stations is expected to be withdrawn from service by 2025; and what plans have been made for their replacement.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to introduce legislation to remove the restrictions on heirs to the throne marrying Roman Catholics and to enable equal rights to succession to...
Moved By Baroness Royall of Blaisdon That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Earl of Northesk set down for today shall be limited to three hours and that in the name of Lord Lloyd-Webber...
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That Lord Davies of Oldham be appointed a member of the Select Committee. Motion agreed.
Moved By The Earl of Northesk To call attention to the regulation, collection and retention of personal data and its impact on personal privacy, liberty and freedom; and to move for Papers.
Moved By Lord Lloyd-Webber To call attention to the growing impact of online piracy on the future of Britain's creative talent; and to move for Papers.
Moved By The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford That this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure...
Moved By The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford That this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Church of England Pensions (Amendment) Measure be...
Copy of the Order 1st Report from RRC
Moved By Lord Brett That the draft legislative reform order laid before the House on 4 December 2008 be approved. Relevant Document: First report from the Regulatory Reform Committee.
The following Measures were given Royal Assent: Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure,Church of England Pensions (Amendment) Measure. Motion to adjourn Moved by Baroness Farrington...
The Bill was reported from the Select Committee with amendments. A Special Report was made and ordered to be printed (HL Paper 75). House adjourned at 3.39 pm
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