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Thursday, 4 December 2014
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made representations to the government of Iran on behalf of Ghoncheh Ghavami, a joint British and Iranian citizen who was jailed for a year...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with the Government of the Republic of Ireland on the United Kingdom’s justice opt-outs under the Lisbon Treaty.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of criticism from the judiciary, they plan to reconsider their policies for legal aid.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to deal with fraud associated with phone scammers.
Moved by Baroness Stowell of Beeston That Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Tuesday 9 December to allow the Childcare Payments Bill to be...
Moved by Baroness Stowell of Beeston That the debate on the motion in the name of Viscount Younger of Leckie set down for today shall be limited to 3 hours and that in the name of Lord Moynihan...
Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie That this House takes note of the Autumn Statement and measures to promote economic growth and to support businesses in the United Kingdom.
My Lords, I welcome the noble Lord, Lord Rose of Monewden, to the House and congratulate him on an exemplary maiden speech. This is the second time this year that I have followed the noble Lord,...
Moved by Lord Moynihan That this House takes note of the governance of sport, both nationally and internationally.
To ask the Leader of the House what plans she has to re-examine the procedures and practices governing the arrangement of business in the House of Lords.
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.