Thursday, 17 September 2015
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made towards renewal of the BBC’s Charter in 2017.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what new proposals they have to support independent high street retailers, particularly in the light of the increasing cost of business rates.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the merits of using dogs to detect medical conditions.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the remarks by General John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, on 13 September that the conflict...
Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth That the Energy Bill [HL] be recommitted to a Grand Committee in respect of Part 5 of the Bill (Clauses 65 and 66). Motion agreed.
Moved by Lord Chidgey That this House takes note of the forthcoming summit on sustainable development goals in September and Her Majesty’s Government’s objectives at that summit.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support the dairy industry in the United Kingdom, in the light of the European Union aid package announced on 7 September.
Moved by Lord Scriven That this House takes note of the treatment of LGBTI citizens worldwide.
Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (Risk of Being Drawn into Terrorism) (Guidance) Regulations 2015
Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 July be approved. Relevant documents: 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 7th Report...
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