Thursday, 14 April 2016
My Lords, I notify the House of the retirement, with effect from today, of the noble Lord, Lord Renton of Mount Harry, pursuant to Section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. On behalf of...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to reduce marine litter and plastics pollution.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to make Regional Schools Commissioners democratically accountable.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprenticeships have been created since the Prime Minister’s announcement of their target of 3 million apprentices; how many of those...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to amend the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Part VIII, in particular in relation to trees.
Moved by Lord Laming That the Report from the Committee Access and use of facilities by retired members (1st Report, HL Paper 115) be agreed to.
Moved by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon That the Bill be read a second time.
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.