Thursday, 13 October 2011
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Government of Burma regarding their protection of the human rights of ethnic Burmese people.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to improve the United Kingdom's international standing in relation to patient access to new treatments for multiple sclerosis.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to mark the International Year for People of African Descent.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will introduce legislation concerning the use of war memorial gardens for entertainment purposes.
My Lords, it may be for the convenience of the House if I say a word about recess dates for the coming year. As ever, a note of all the dates that I am about to announce is available in the...
Moved By Lord Strathclyde That the debates on the motions in the names of Lord Rooker and Lord Giddens set down for today shall each be limited to 21/2 hours. Motion agreed.
Moved By Lord Henley That it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill has been committed that they consider the bill...
Moved By Lord Rooker To call attention to the Government's consultation paper on proposed changes to the planning system; and to move for papers.
Moved by Lord Giddens To call attention to the impact of government policy on universities; and to move for papers.
Tabled by Lord Rotherwick To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the range of provisions and facilities available for general aviation.
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.