Wednesday, 14 December 2016
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to amend the visa requirements for international students and to remove those students from the immigration figures.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people claiming asylum in the last year did so on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity; and of those, how many have been granted asylum.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many hospitals have challenged NHS England’s recommendation that they cease to provide special surgical services for congenital heart disease.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Independent Schools Council’s proposal to create 10,000 free places at independent schools funded jointly with...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the conditions for civilians in Eastern Aleppo and what prospect there is for humanitarian relief to reach those people.
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved by Lord Young of Cookham That the draft Orders and Regulations laid before the House on 3, 7, and 16 November be approved. Relevant document: 16th Report from the Secondary Legislation...
Moved by Lord Henley That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December. Motion agreed.
Moved by Lord Nash That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 October and 7 November be approved. Relevant document: 12th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee....
Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December. Motion agreed.
My Lords, with the leave of the House I will now repeat a Statement made in the other place earlier today by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Education. The Statement is as...
Clause 6: Annual report etc
Clause 1: Permanence of the National Assembly for Wales and Welsh Government
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to update the law on surrogacy.
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.