Wednesday, 9 March 2011
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the role played by the Royal Horticultural Society's Britain in Bloom campaign, and similar schemes in communities, in their Big...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what help they will give to British pensioners living abroad whose United Kingdom state pensions are not uprated annually.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the redundancy costs to be met by local authorities in the current and next financial years; and what they forecast to be the impact on...
Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will review their policy on the sale of arms and military equipment in the light of events in Libya and north Africa.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved by The Chairman of Committees That Baroness Stowell of Beeston be appointed a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights in place of Baroness Morris of Bolton. Motion agreed.
Moved by The Chairman of Committees That Lord Black of Brentwood be appointed a member of the Information Committee in place of Lord Taylor of Warwick. Motion agreed.
Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No. 2) Bill Bill read a second time. Committee negatived. Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the Bill was read a third time and passed.
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Schedule 4 : Power to modify funding arrangements: bodies and offices Amendment 83 Moved by Lord Roberts of Llandudno 83: Schedule 4, page 19, line 9, leave out "Sianel Pedwar Cymru ("S4C")."
To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to establishing a royal commission on the law governing drug use and possession.
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Amendments 90 and 91 not moved. Amendment 92 Moved by Baroness Thornton 92: Schedule 5, page 19, line 19, leave out "Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority."
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.