House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

  • Message from the Queen

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have the honour to present to your Lordships a message from Her Majesty the Queen, signed by her own hand. The message reads as follows: "I have received with great satisfaction the...

  • Dementia — Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the Nuffield Council on Bioethics' report on the ethical issues raised by dementia; and whether its recommendations will be incorporated...

  • Energy: Efficiency — Question

    20 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will make the provision of energy displays compulsory alongside the introduction of smart meters to homes.

  • Commonwealth: Caribbean — Question

    18 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad from 27 to 29 November, how they are building a constructive relationship between the...

  • Banks — Question

    12 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will require all those earning £1 million or more employed by banks to be named, contrary to the report by Sir David Walker on corporate...

  • Arrangement of Business — Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, it is that time in the parliamentary year when there are a number of debates on the Order Paper. Indeed, we have one this afternoon: the Second Reading of the Digital Economy Bill. This...

  • Digital Economy Bill [HL]

    Main Bill Page Copy of the Bill Explanatory Notes

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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