Thursday, 3 November 2011
The following Acts were given Royal Assent: Coinage (Measurement) Act 2011,Armed Forces Act 2011,Pensions Act 2011.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any proposals to inform the public about the advantages of maintaining the union of the United Kingdom.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they propose to deal with high street lenders who charge excessive rates of interest, particularly to those on the lowest incomes.
To ask Her Majesty's Government why they have decided to withdraw funding from emergency towing vessels; why funding has been arranged for an interim replacement project only in Scottish waters;...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will introduce emergency legislation to make pitching a tent in a non-designated public space, or on a public thoroughfare, a criminal offence.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved By Lord Strathclyde That the debate on the motion in the name of Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury set down for today shall be limited to three hours and that in the name of Lord Newby to...
Moved By Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury To call attention to the importance of the creative industries in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.
Moved by Lord Newby To call attention to the Government's role in supporting financial stability and economic growth in the European Union; and to move for papers.
Copy of the Report
Moved by Lord Clement-Jones That this House takes note of the report of the Communications Committee on Regulation of Television Advertising (First Report, HL Paper 99).
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.