Tuesday, 16 January 2018
My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of the noble Baroness, Lady Nicol, on 15 January. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to the noble Baroness’s family and...
My Lords, on 21 December 2017, in response to a Question asked by the noble Lord, Lord Beecham, I gave information to the House regarding expenditure at Her Majesty’s Prison Liverpool. I...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to encourage women to stand for political and public office.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect on women in the workplace of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what help they are giving refugees and internally displaced persons in the countries bordering Syria who have been displaced by fighting and the actions of Daesh.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure improvements in the performance of rail franchises run by Govia Thameslink Railway.
Moved by Baroness Pitkeathley That this House takes note of the Report from the Select Committee on Charities Stronger charities for a stronger society (Session 2016-17, HL Paper 133).
Tabled by Lord Jay of Ewelme That this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: deal or no deal (7th Report, HL Paper 46).
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