Thursday, 8 February 2018
The following Acts were given Royal Assent: Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Act, Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Act.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the size of the prison population and conditions within prisons.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the governments of the Gulf States regarding human rights abuses in those states.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to protect nurseries and schools from terrorist attack.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports of the loss of 93,820 housing association homes for social rent between 2012 and 2017.
Moved by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean That this House takes note of the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee Brexit and the Labour Market (1st Report, HL Paper 11).
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I will now repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend the Leader of the House of Commons in another place. The Statement is as follows:...
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat in the form of a Statement the Answer to an Urgent Question in the other place on same-sex marriage in Bermuda: “We are obviously...
Moved by Lord Jay of Ewelme That this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: judicial oversight of the European Arrest Warrant (6th Report, HL Paper 16).
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.