Thursday, 3 March 2011
To ask Her Majesty's Government what encouragement they are giving to Network Rail and other large organisations to increase the number of apprenticeships on offer.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Rail Value for Money Study by Sir Roy McNulty is considering the use of light rail vehicles to provide low-cost passenger train operations on...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they and the Middle East Quartet have made of the effects of recent civil unrest in Arab countries on any resumption of Palestinian-Israeli...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they plan to take in response to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's report Care and Compassion?.
A Bill to consolidate the Charities Act 1993 and other enactments which relate to charities. The Bill was introduced by Baroness Verma, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved By Lord Strathclyde That the debate on the motion in the name of Baroness Gould of Potternewton set down for today shall be limited to four and a half hours and that in the name of Lord...
Moved By Lord Strathclyde That the draft orders and regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. Motions agreed.
Moved By Baroness Wilcox Motion agreed.
Moved By Baroness Wilcox That it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Postal Services Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:...
Moved by Baroness Gould of Potternewton To call attention to the global and domestic challenges for women in the centenary year of International Women's Day; and to move for papers.
My Lords, with leave of the House I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport. The Statement...
Moved By Lord Clark of Windermere To call attention to Her Majesty's Government's plans to dispose of the Forestry Commission estate; and to move for papers.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, endorsed as a money Bill, and read a first time.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to support and promote the ethical and sustainable fashion and clothing industry.
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.