Thursday, 28 November 2013
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the outcome of the talks held earlier this month regarding the proposed Geneva II peace conference on the conflict in Syria.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government why there have been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of the United Kingdom’s gas storage and its effect on consumer and business energy prices.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Scottish Government’s White Paper on Scottish Independence.
Moved by Lord Newby 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 Paddick to two...
My Lords, I shall now repeat in the form of a Statement an Answer given earlier today by my honourable friend the Minister for Public Health on the subject of standardised tobacco packaging. The...
Moved by Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury That this House takes note of the contribution of broadcast media to the United Kingdom economy.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to increase the take-up of apprenticeships among young people.
Moved by Lord Paddick To move that this House takes note of public trust in the police, its role in effective policing, and the system for investigating complaints into police conduct.
Moved by Baroness Jay of Paddington To move that this House takes note of the Report of the Constitution Committee on Constitutional arrangements for the use of armed force (2nd Report, HL Paper 46).
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.