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Thursday, 10 January 2013
My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of Lord King of West Bromwich on 9 January. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to the noble Lord's family and friends.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what importance they attach to the consequences of large-scale commercial land acquisitions in the developing world in their policies relating to the developing...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to reduce the number of amputations due to diabetes.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many public libraries closed during 2012.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the differential impact on women of changes to welfare benefits.
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That Lord Lipsey be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Pitkeathley, resigned. Motion agreed.
Administration and Works .
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That the 1st Report from the Select Committee (HL Paper 96) be agreed to.
Over-looked Communities, Over-due Change,
Moved By Lord Boateng To move that this House takes note of the report by Scope, Over-looked Communities, Over-due Change, on disability services for people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat the Statement made earlier today in another place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on events in...
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend the Foreign Secretary. The Statement is as follows. "Mr Speaker, with...
Moved By Lord Moynihan That this House takes note of the decline in honey bees in 2012 and of measures to combat the prevalence of disease in bee colonies.
Subsidiarity Assessment: Gender Balance on Boards
Moved By Lord Boswell of Aynho That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on the Commission proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on...
Moved By Lord Boswell of Aynho That this House considers that the amended Commission proposal for a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving the gender...
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