Thursday, 9 December 2010
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to shorten the time taken to approve adoptions, particularly adoptions of infants.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage economic growth.
Tabled by Lord Tomlinson To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the British Chamber of Commerce's eight-point plan for the European single market.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that access to the Houses of Parliament is maintained during the holding of demonstrations.
Tabled by Lord Strathclyde That the debates on the motions in the names of Lord Pendry and Baroness Thornton set down for today shall each be limited to two and a half hours.
Tabled by Lord Strathclyde That the orders be referred to a Grand Committee.
Moved By Lord Pendry To call attention to the role of sport in the health and wellbeing of children and young people; and to move for papers.
Moved by Baroness Thornton To call attention to the impact of cuts in grants to local authorities on the provision of social care and other public services; and to move for papers.
Moved By Lord Wallace of Tankerness That the draft order laid before the House on 25 October be approved. 6th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments
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.