Thursday, 2 December 2010
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the grounds on which the European Union Court of Auditors has withheld approval of European Union budgets.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reduce the number of sham marriages.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the implications of the Spending Review 2010 for the funding of public libraries.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish any evidence submitted to the Committee on Standards in Public Life on party political finance.
Moved by Lord McNally That the debates on the Motions in the names of Lord Alton of Liverpool and Lord Janvrin set down for today shall each be limited to two and a half hours. Motion agreed.
Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool To call attention to human rights abuses worldwide and to the recommendations of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission on how the Foreign and...
Moved by Lord Janvrin To call attention to the case for encouraging philanthropy; and to move for papers.
Moved by Lord Knight of Weymouth That this House takes note of the Income-related Benefits (Subsidy to Authorities) (Temporary Accommodation) Amendment Order 2010 (SI 2010/2509).
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.