House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

  • Royal Assent

    The following Acts were given Royal Assent: Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Act Wild Animals in...

  • FCO Support for Persecuted Christians - Question

    12 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations of the Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s...

  • Bahrain - Question

    10 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the human rights situation in Bahrain over the last two years and whether that assessment was made independently of the...

  • Sahel: Climate Change - Question

    12 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of climate change on the livelihoods of people in the Sahel region of Africa.

  • HS2: Cost - Question

    14 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to reports that the cost of the High Speed 2 rail project will not be delivered within its current budget, what steps they are taking to ensure that...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    8 speeches

    My Lords, your Lordships’ House may recall that on 3 July, this House passed a resolution that there should be a Joint Committee of both Houses of Parliament to look into the issues around...

  • British Steel - Statement

    15 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat in the form of a Statement the Answer to an Urgent Question given by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Business,...

  • Feltham Young Offender Institution - Statement

    17 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I will now repeat in the form of a Statement the Answer to an Urgent Question given by my honourable friend the Member for Charnwood. The Statement is as...

  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] - Report

    Clause 1: Financial assistance: the Organising Committee

    • Amendment 1

      10 speeches

      Lord Moynihan: Moved by Lord Moynihan 1: Clause 1, page 1, line 6, at end insert— “( ) for the purpose of ensuring access for disabled people at all facilities and in the vicinity...

    • Amendment 2

      21 speeches

      Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: Moved by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath 2: Clause 1, page 1, line 11, at end insert—“(2A) The Secretary of State must provide by regulations for local...

      Amendment 3

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 3: Clause 1, page 1, line 14, at end insert—““Games event” means—(a) an event forming part of the Games (whether...

      Amendment 4

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 4: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause—“Annual reporting: the Organising Committee (1) As soon as is reasonably...

      Amendment 10

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 10: Clause 8, page 5, line 23, leave out from “event”” to end of line 27 and insert—“has the meaning given by...

      Amendment 11

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 11: Clause 23, page 14, line 37, leave out from “event”” to end of line 41 and insert—“has the meaning given by...

      Amendment 12

      5 speeches

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 12: Clause 24, page 15, line 32, leave out “person” and insert “local authority in England or a combined authority”

      Amendments 13 to 19

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 13: Clause 24, page 15, line 35, leave out “A person” and insert “An authority” 14: Clause 24, page 15, line 38, leave...

      Amendments 20 to 25

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 20: Clause 26, page 17, line 2, leave out “A person” and insert “An authority” 21: Clause 26, page 17, line 3, leave out...

      Amendments 26 to 28

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 26: Clause 27, page 17, line 31, leave out “a person” and insert “if different, an authority” 27: Clause 27, page 18,...

      Amendment 29

      1 speech

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 29: Clause 28, page 18, line 16, at end insert—““combined authority” means a combined authority established under...

      Amendment 30

      9 speeches

      Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde 30: Clause 30, page 19, line 3, leave out subsection (3) and insert—“( ) A statutory instrument containing regulations under...

  • Council of Europe: House of Lords Members’ Contribution - Question for Short Debate

    14 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of Members of the House of Lords to the work of the Council of Europe.

  • Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

    The Bill was returned from the Commons agreed to. House adjourned at 7.24 pm.

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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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