Wednesday, 25 February 2015
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken in the past year to increase access to finance for small businesses.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of broadband speeds, capacity and coverage in rural areas of the United Kingdom and in city technology hubs such as the Old...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the soils in England will sustain food production at current levels in the long term.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking with the leisure industry to support turban-wearing members of the Sikh community.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
“The Government’s position has been from the outset that we deplore Russian aggression in Ukraine. We do not believe that there is a military solution. There needs to be a diplomatic...
Clause 48: Child trafficking advocates Amendment 52 Moved by Baroness Butler-Sloss 52: Clause 48, page 37, line 23, leave out “such”
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve mental health services for infants, children and young people, for care leavers, and for adults with care experience.
Clause 52: Transparency in supply chains etc Amendment 93 Moved by Baroness Young of Hornsey 93: Clause 52, page 39, line 15, after “(2)” insert “and all public sector...
The Bill was returned from the Commons with the Lords amendments agreed to. House adjourned at 10.02 pm.
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.