Thursday, 12 January 2012
Justin Portal, Lord Bishop of Durham, was introduced and took the oath, supported by the Archbishop of York and the Bishop of London, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.
Sir Augustine Thomas O'Donnell GCB, having been created Baron O'Donnell, of Clapham in the London Borough of Wandsworth, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Armstrong of Ilminster...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have to reduce the size of the prison population.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what support and guidance is being offered to pathfinder clinical commissioning groups in commissioning integrated health and social care services.
To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the recent award to Bombardier of the contract for 130 new carriages, what further plans they have for maintaining train design or manufacturing...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications for women with breast cancer of the recent concerns regarding Poly Implant Prothese implants.
Moved By Lord Strathclyde That the debates on the motions in the names of Lord Wills and Baroness Smith of Basildon set down for today shall each be limited to 21/2 hours. Motion agreed.
Moved by Lord Strathclyde That the draft order, rules and regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. Motions agreed.
Moved by Lord Wills That this House takes note of Government policy on electoral registration.
Moved by Baroness Smith of Basildon That this House takes note of the Government's green agenda.
Copy of the Report
Moved by Lord Harrison That this House takes note of the report of the European Union Committee on The EU Financial Supervisory Framework: An Update (20th Report, HL Paper 181).
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.