Wednesday, 14 December 2011
The following Acts were given Royal Assent: London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Act, Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act, Public Bodies Act, Charities Act.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are considering legislation to strengthen measures against pre-trial publicity which may prejudice a fair trial or undermine the principle of the...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the quality and standard of housing for the families of members of the armed forces.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their plan for growth includes steps to encourage shared ethical values and long-term stewardship in United Kingdom businesses.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what, if any, changes there will be in the procedures of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence as a result of the recent life sciences Statement.
Link to the Grand Committee Debate
Moved By Lord Sassoon That the order laid before the House on 21 November be approved. Relevant document: 34th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand...
Moved By Lord Pearson of Rannoch That the Order of Commitment be discharged.
Welfare Reform Bill
Clause 11 : Housing costs Amendment 12 Moved by Lord Best 12: Clause 11, page 5, line 2, after "credit" insert ", subject to subsection (3A),"
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote and measure well-being and what role public policy should play in shaping national well-being.
Clause 12 : Other particular needs or circumstances Amendment 21A Moved by Baroness Meacher 21A: Clause 12, page 5, line 38, at end insert- "(d) the fact that the claimant is a severely disabled...
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.