Thursday, 12 December 2013
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current number of people starting apprenticeships each year; how that compares with 2009–10; and what measures are being taken to improve...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the spare capacity in London of hostel places for the homeless.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will achieve the predicted savings from the underoccupancy charge if affected tenants move into the private rented sector.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take on the report by the Financial Services Consumer Panel concerning the selling of pensions annuities.
Moved by Lord Hill of Oareford That the debate on the Motion in the name of Lord Dubs set down for today shall be limited to three hours and that in the name of Lord Norton of Louth to two hours....
Moved by Lord Dubs That this House takes note of the case for patient choice at end of life.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the replenishment pledges for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, made by world leaders...
Moved by Lord Norton of Louth To move that this House takes note of the case for reducing the size of the House of Lords.
Moved by Lord Taylor of Holbeach That the draft order laid before the House on 2 December be approved. Relevant document: 15th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance they issue to Parliamentary Counsel with regard to the use of gender-neutral language in the drafting of legislation.
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.