Thursday, 24 July 2014
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent assessment they have made of the situation of migrant workers in Qatar.
To ask the Chairman of Committees what progress has been made towards the restoration of the murals in the Royal Gallery; and when the work will be complete.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all the Afghan interpreters who have applied for asylum in the United Kingdom will have their applications processed to enable those who are...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that humanitarian aid is reaching Israel and Palestine.
A Bill to make provision about the commercial breeding of cats; and for connected purposes. The Bill was introduced by Lord Black of Brentwood, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved by The Chairman of Committees That the 1st Report from the Select Committee (House of Lords Reform Act 2014: consequential changes to the procedures of the House; Recess tabling of written...
Moved by The Chairman of Committees That the 2nd Report from the Select Committee (Amendments to the Standing Orders relating to Private Business) (HL Paper 32) be agreed to. Motion agreed.
Moved by The Chairman of Committees That the Standing Orders relating to Private Business be amended as follows: Standing Order 12 Posting of notices in case of tramway, etc., bills (HC 12) Line...
Moved by Lord Newby That the bill be referred to a Second Reading Committee. Motion agreed.
Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool To move that this House takes note of international compliance with Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights concerning freedom of belief.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the analysis made of the health benefits of organic food recently published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Moved by Lord Plumb That this House takes note of the role of agriculture and the food industry in the economy of the United Kingdom.
Moved by Lord Boswell of Aynho To move that this House takes note of the report of the European Union Committee on 2013-14 (1st Report, HL Paper 6)
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.