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Thursday, 13 January 2011
Jonathan Clive Marks, Esquire, QC, having been created Baron Marks of Henley-on-Thames, of Henley-on-Thames in the County of Oxfordshire, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord...
Gordon Joshua Wasserman, Esquire, having been created Baron Wasserman, of Pimlico in the City of Westminster, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Gavron and Lord Taverne, and...
Julian Alexander Fellowes, Esquire, having been created Baron Fellowes of West Stafford, of West Stafford in the County of Dorset, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Northbrook...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will introduce statutory regulation of qualified and competent herbal medicine practitioners by the Health Professions Council at the earliest opportunity.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the benefit to the nation of the Victoria and Albert Museum's purchase grant fund.
To ask the Leader of the House what assessment he has made of the importance of behavioural and procedural conventions in the Chamber.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to allow Sue Ryder Care and other charities to recover VAT in the same way as other bodies providing public services.
My Lords, I rise to inform your Lordships that today I have published the report of the Leader's Group on Members leaving the House. The Leader's Group, chaired most ably by my noble friend Lord...
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved by Lord Strathclyde That the draft regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. Motion agreed.
Moved by Baroness Hussein-Ece To call attention to the economic and strategic role of Turkey in Europe and the Middle East; and to move for papers.
Moved By Baroness Gould of Potternewton To call attention to reform of the law, and to the strategy and support services, in relation to violence against women; and to move for papers.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the proposed changes to the National Health Service will not damage front-line and specialised services.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. House adjourned at 6.05 pm.
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.