Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Christine Elizabeth, Lord Bishop of Newcastle, was introduced and took the oath, supported by the Archbishop of York and the Bishop of Southwark, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of...
My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death on 25 January of the noble Lord, Lord Parkinson. On behalf of the House I extend our condolences to his family and friends.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to reduce tax avoidance and evasion by individuals and companies.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the Family Test has had on policy-making.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that there are a sufficient number of nurses in the National Health Service.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the launch of the new press regulator IMPRESS, what steps they are taking to promote independent and effective press regulation.
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat as a Statement the Answer to an Urgent Question given in another place by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Health on NHS...
Moved by Lord Prior of Brampton That the draft order laid before the House on 18 November 2015 be approved. Relevant document: 11th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments....
Motion on Amendment 1 Moved by Lord Bates That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 1. 1: Clause 1 page 1, line 5, after “9” insert “and (Possession of a...
Housing and Planning Bill
Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford That the Bill be now read a second time.
The Bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed.
The Bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. House adjourned at 10.29 pm.
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