House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

  • Royal Assent

    The following Act was given Royal Assent: Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act.

  • Interfaith Dialogue - Question

    14 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to work with European leaders and the leaders of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths to develop a comprehensive plan for inter-faith...

  • Plastic Bag Charge - Question

    14 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the response by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 17 June (HL Deb, cols 645-7), whether they plan to announce the introduction of the 10p plastic bag...

  • Defence: Expenditure - Question

    12 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether current defence expenditure is sufficient to meet the United Kingdom’s responsibilities (1) nationally, and (2) to international partnerships...

  • Gambling: Children in Africa - Question

    14 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of British gambling companies and football clubs in encouraging children in Africa to gamble illegally.

  • Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Lord Young of Cookham: Moved by Lord Young of Cookham That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 June be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 15 July. Motion agreed.

  • Environment (Legislative Functions from Directives) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Lord Gardiner of Kimble: Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 June be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 15 July. Motion agreed.

  • Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford That the draft Order laid before the House on 4 June be approved. Relevant document: 53rd Report from the Secondary...

  • Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill - Report

    • Amendment 1

      7 speeches

      Baroness Fookes: Moved by Baroness Fookes 1: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause—“Guidance(1) Not later than 20 November 2019, the Secretary of State must issue guidance...

  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report

    Relevant document: 59th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee Amendment 1 not moved. Clause 3: Progress reports

    • Amendment 2

      25 speeches

      Lord Anderson of Ipswich: Moved by Lord Anderson of Ipswich 2: Clause 3, page 2, line 19, at end insert “, which shall be considered by each House of Parliament in accordance with...

    • Amendment 3

      1 speech

      Lord Anderson of Ipswich: Moved by Lord Anderson of Ipswich 3: Clause 3, page 2, line 20, leave out subsection (2) and insert—“(2A) The Secretary of State must make arrangements...

      Amendment 4

      7 speeches

      Baroness Butler-Sloss: Moved by Baroness Butler-Sloss 4: Clause 3, page 3, line 32, at end insert—“( ) The report under subsection (1) must include a report to be published on or...

      Amendment 5

      14 speeches

      Lord Empey: Moved by Lord Empey 5: Clause 3, page 4, line 2, at end insert—“( ) The Secretary of State must, on or before 21 October 2019, publish a report on progress on the...

      Amendments 6 to 9

      1 speech

      Lord Empey: Moved by Lord Empey 6: Clause 3, page 4, line 2, at end insert—“( ) The Secretary of State must, on or before 21 October 2019, publish a report on progress on libel...

      Amendment 11

      7 speeches

      Lord Hayward: Moved by Lord Hayward 11: Clause 8, page 6, line 3, leave out subsections (1) to (4) and insert— “(1) The Secretary of State must, by regulations, make provision so...

      Amendment 11A (to Amendment 11)

      21 speeches

      Lord Morrow: Moved by Lord Morrow 11A: Clause 8, leave out subsection (6) and insert—“(6) The Secretary of State must, by regulations, make any provision that the Secretary of State...

      Amendment 12

      48 speeches

      Baroness Barker: Moved by Baroness Barker 12: Clause 9, page 6, line 16, leave out subsections (1) to (4) and insert—“(1) The Secretary of State must ensure that the recommendations...

      Amendment 15

      1 speech

      Lord Hayward: Moved by Lord Hayward 15: After Clause 9, insert the following new Clause—“Regulations: procedure and supplementary 1(1) Regulations under section 8 are to be made by...

      Amendment 16

      2 speeches

      Baroness O'Loan: Moved by Baroness O'Loan 16: After Clause 9, insert the following new Clause—“Requirement for majority of MLAs to support regulations(1) Before a statutory...

      Amendment 16A (to Amendment 16)

      34 speeches

      Moved by Baroness O’Loan 16A: After Clause 9, after subsection (3) insert––“(4) Section 9 comes into force on whichever is the later of––(a) the date...

      Amendment 17

      10 speeches

      Lord Hain: Moved by Lord Hain 17: After Clause 9, insert the following new Clause—“Victims’ payments(1) The Secretary of State must by regulations establish a scheme under the...

      Amendment 18

      1 speech

      Lord Hain: Moved by Lord Hain 18: After Clause 9, insert the following new Clause—“Regulations: procedure and supplementary 2(1) Regulations under section (Victims’ payments)...

      Amendment 19

      1 speech

      Baroness Barker: Moved by Baroness Barker 19: After Clause 9, insert the following new Clause—“Regulations: procedure and supplementary 3(1) Regulations under section 9 are to be...

      Amendment 20

      7 speeches

      Lord Dubs: Moved by Lord Dubs 20: After Clause 9, insert the following new Clause—“Reception of unaccompanied refugee children in Northern Ireland: regulations(1) The Secretary of...

      Amendment 20A

      2 speeches

      Lord Morrow: Tabled by Lord Morrow 20A: After Clause 9, insert the following new Clause—“Definition of Victim(1) The Secretary of State must make regulations to change the definition...

      Amendment 21

      1 speech

      Baroness Barker: Moved by Baroness Barker 21: Clause 10, page 6, line 32, leave out subsection (1) and insert—“(1) Except as mentioned in subsection (1A), this Act extends to England...

      Amendment 22

      1 speech

      Lord Hayward: Moved by Lord Hayward 22: Clause 10, page 6, line 33, leave out subsection (2) and insert—“(2) Except as mentioned in subsection (2A), this Act comes into force on the...

      Amendment 23

      1 speech

      Lord Hain: Moved by Lord Hain 23: Clause 10, page 6, line 33, leave out subsection (2) and insert—“(2) Except as mentioned in subsection (2A), this Act comes into force on the day on...

      Amendment 24

      2 speeches

      Baroness Barker: Moved by Baroness Barker 24: Clause 10, page 6, line 33, leave out subsection (2) and insert—“(2) Except as mentioned in subsection (2A), this Act comes into force...

  • Electricity Capacity (No. 2) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve

    10 speeches

    Lord Henley: Moved by Lord Henley That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 5 June be approved. Relevant document: 53rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Third Reading

    Clause 8: Same sex marriage and opposite sex civil partnership

    • Amendment 1

      11 speeches

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 1: Clause 8, page 7, line 34, leave out “section 11(4)” and insert “section (Regulations: supplementary)(2)”

    • Amendment 2

      1 speech

      Baroness Barker: Moved by Baroness Barker 2: Clause 9, page 8, line 15, leave out “ 13 January 2020” and insert “ 31 March 2020” Amendment 2 agreed. Clause 10:...

      Amendment 3

      1 speech

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 3: Clause 10, page 9, line 39, leave out “section 12(4)” and insert “section (Regulations:...

      Amendment 4

      1 speech

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 4: After Clause 10, insert the following new Clause—“Regulations: supplementary(1) A power to make regulations under...

      Amendment 5

      1 speech

      Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: Moved by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff 5: After Clause 10, insert the following new Clause—“Regulations: procedure(1) Regulations under section 8, 9 or 10...

      Amendment 6

      1 speech

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 6: Clause 11, leave out Clause 11 Amendment 6 agreed. Clause 12: Regulations: procedure and supplementary 2

      Amendment 7

      1 speech

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 7: Clause 12, leave out Clause 12 Amendment 7 agreed. Clause 13: Regulations: procedure and supplementary 3

      Amendment 8

      1 speech

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 8: Clause 13, leave out Clause 13 Amendment 8 agreed. Clause 14: Extent, commencement and short title

      Amendments 9 to 11

      1 speech

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 9: Clause 14, page 10, line 36, leave out subsection (2) and insert—“(2) Section 9 extends to Northern Ireland...

      Amendment 12

      1 speech

      Lord Duncan of Springbank: Moved by Lord Duncan of Springbank 12: In the Title, line 4, at end insert “and other matters; to impose duties to make regulations changing the law of Northern...

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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.

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