Wednesday, 2 February 2011
Bryony Katherine Worthington, having been created Baroness Worthington, of Cambridge in the County of Cambridgeshire, was introduced and made the solemn affirmation, supported by Lord Eatwell and...
My Lords, I regret that I have to inform the House of the death last night of Lord Fyfe of Fairfield. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to the noble Lord's family and friends.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase the proportion of multiple sclerosis patients who receive disease-modifying drugs.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Government of Japan to persuade them to modify their opposition to a whaling ban in their territorial waters.
To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will next hold talks with eurozone representatives to discuss the present state of currency markets.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the expected social benefits from the sale of Forestry Commission land.
Tabled By Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of current developments in Jordan, and the implications for the stability of the wider Middle East.
Moved By Lord Strathclyde That the draft orders and rules be referred to a Grand Committee. Motions agreed.
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Moved By Lord Sassoon That the Bill be read a second time.
Schedule 4 : Application to the referendum of existing provisions Debate on whether Schedule 4, as amended, should be agreed.
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.