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Wednesday, 13 January 2016
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of reductions in local government spending on local bus services in 2016–17.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the latest figures for the gross value added per head in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland respectively.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Government of Saudi Arabia about their reported plans to execute 50 people.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to impose a sugar tax on fizzy drinks.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved by Lord Strathclyde That this House takes note of Command Paper Cm 9177, Secondary legislation and the primacy of the House of Commons.
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.