Wednesday, 18 July 2018
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to co-ordinate the current uses, and potential future uses, of distributed ledger technologies across Whitehall.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase knowledge of work skills, careers and jobs amongst primary school children.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the Cross Country rail franchise, when re-let, continues to provide regular services to stations north of Newcastle.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to improve the treatment and conditions of prisoners in England and Wales following the publication on 11 July of the annual...
The Clerk of the Parliaments announced the result of the by-election to elect a Conservative hereditary Peer, in place of Lord Glentoran, in accordance with Standing Order 10. Forty-three Lords...
A Bill to provide for a review by the Lord Chancellor of the law of England and Wales relating to divorce and judicial separation and to the dissolution of civil partnerships and the separation...
The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.
Moved by Lord O'Shaughnessy That it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the...
Bill passed and sent to the Commons.
Bill read a second time. Committee negatived. Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the Bill was read a third time and passed.
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made in another place by my honourable friend the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation. The...
Clause 2: Higher amount for long-term empty dwellings
Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank That the Bill be now read a second time.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to address the incidence of obesity.
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.