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Tuesday, 19 March 2013
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish their assessment of the implications of the ageing of the United Kingdom's population and their response to those implications; and, if...
To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Department of Health removed from the NHS Choices website the advice that there was no good quality evidence to show that homeopathy was more successful...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the effect of current visa restrictions on visitors from China to the United Kingdom for tourism and commerce.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to give more powers over monetary policy to the Bank of England.
Moved by Lord Wallace of Saltaire That the draft order laid before the House on 30 January be approved. Relevant document: 19th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments,...
Clause 1 : Up-rating of certain social security benefits for tax years 2014-15 and 2015-16 Amendment 1 Moved by Lord McKenzie of Luton 1: Clause 1, page 1, line 4, leave out "by 1%"
To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they will give to the promotion of ethical and sustainable fashion.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Amendment 6 Moved by Baroness Sherlock 6:After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause- "Statutory maternity pay Any mandatory 1% up-rating stipulated in section 1(1) shall not apply to...
The Bill was brought from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. House adjourned at 9.02 pm.
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