Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Olivia Caroline Bloomfield, having been created Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, of Hinton Waldrist in the County of Oxfordshire, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord...
Sharmishta Chakrabarti, CBE, having been created Baroness Chakrabarti, of Kennington in the London Borough of Lambeth, was introduced and made the solemn affirmation, supported by Baroness...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the role of the RAF Red Arrows Aerobatic Team at future Farnborough airshows so that they continue to perform aerobatics rather than...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Pension Protection Fund will be able to meet its obligations to pensioners.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements will be in place for the repair of naval warships at sea following the proposed sale of RFA “Diligence”.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to amending the terms of reference of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.
Asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the cessation of hostilities in Syria.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved by The Senior Deputy Speaker That Lord Gilbert of Panteg be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Goldie, resigned. Motion agreed.
Moved by The Senior Deputy Speaker That Baroness Eaton be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Hayward, resigned. Motion agreed.
Moved by The Senior Deputy Speaker That Baroness Verma be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Morris of Bolton, resigned. Motion agreed.
Moved by The Senior Deputy Speaker That Earl Cathcart be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Young of Cookham, resigned. Motion agreed.
Moved by The Senior Deputy Speaker That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be appointed to the Special Public Bill Committee on the Intellectual Property (Unjustified...
My Lords, I have it in command from Her Majesty the Queen to acquaint the House that Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill, has...
Moved by Lord O’Neill of Gatley That the Bill be read a second time.
Moved by Lord Hollick That this House takes note of the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee, The Draft Finance Bill 2016 (2nd Report, Session 2015–16, HL Paper 108). Motion agreed.
Moved by Lord Freud That the draft Order laid before the House on 6 July be approved.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to mitigate tax avoidance and eliminate tax evasion in the United Kingdom.
The Bill was returned from the Commons agreed to. House adjourned at 7.19 pm.
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And sometimes to shout at each other.