Thursday, 16 May 2019
The following Acts were given Royal Assent: Offensive Weapons Act 2019, Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for increasing the number of social workers and improving their retention rate.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase the priority given to teaching climate change science.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent steps they have taken to eradicate Japanese knotweed.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to report to Parliament on the outcome of discussions on Brexit with the Official Opposition.
Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: Moved by Baroness Evans of Bowes Park That the debates on the Motions in the names of Baroness Royall of Blaisdon and Baroness Grender set down for today shall each...
Baroness Royall of Blaisdon: Moved by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon That this House takes note of the mental health of children and young adults in the United Kingdom.
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat, in the form of a Statement, the Answer given by my honourable friend the Minister of State for Northern Ireland to an Urgent Question in...
My Lords, with the leave of the House I will repeat a Statement made in the other place by my right honourable friend the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice. The Statement is as...
Baroness Grender: Moved by Baroness Grender That this House takes note of the case for delivering equality of opportunity and beneficial quality of life for young people.
Lord Bethell: Moved by Lord Bethell That the Bill be now read a second time.
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.