House of Lords debates

Monday, 10 December 2018

  • Message from the Queen

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have the honour to present to your Lordships a message from Her Majesty the Queen, signed by her own hand. The message is as follows: “I have received your Address about His...

  • Freedom of Religion or Belief - Question

    15 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the publication produced by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, Commentary on the...

  • Sudan and South Sudan - Question

    15 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support the release of political prisoners held without charge in Sudan and South Sudan; and, pending any release, what...

  • Nuclear Energy - Question

    16 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of nuclear power in the United Kingdom following the collapse of the NuGen consortium, and given the continuing...

  • Disabled Students’ Allowance: Assistive Technology - Question

    15 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that computers provided under the Disabled Students’ Allowance scheme have sufficient capacity to run assistive...

  • EU Membership Bill [HL] - First Reading

    A Bill to require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate with the European Union for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union, with enhanced voting rights and immigration controls....

  • Arrangement of Business

    13 speeches

    My Lords, I think it was Harold Wilson who said: “A week is a long time in politics”. In the chaos that now passes for government, the Prime Minister will be making a Statement in the...

  • Exiting the European Union - Statement

    47 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I will now repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend the Prime Minister in another place. The Statement is as follows: “Mr Speaker, with...

What is this?

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.

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