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House of Lords debates

Monday, 9 March 2020

  • Death of a Former Member: Lord Wright of Richmond - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of the noble Lord, Lord Wright of Richmond, on 6 March. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to the noble Lord’s family and...

  • Gender Pay Gap - Question

    12 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in addressing the gender pay gap.

  • Domestic Abuse Bill - Question

    14 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what funding has been allocated for a public information campaign to accompany the Domestic Abuse Bill.

  • Sport England: Female Activity - Question

    17 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Sport England’s “This Girl Can” campaign since 2015 on activity levels of females of all ages.

  • Environmental Programme: COP 26 - Question

    14 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will ensure that they will have “the most ambitious environmental programme of any country on Earth”, as stated in the 2019...

  • Fisheries Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day)

    Relevant document: 6th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee Clause 14: British fishing boats required to be licensed

    • Amendment 76ZA

      8 speeches

      Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: Moved by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering 76ZA: Clause 14, page 11, line 12, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b)

    • Amendment 77A

      22 speeches

      Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: Moved by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering 77A: Clause 15, page 12, line 18, at end insert—“( ) is subject to the requirement that on-board monitoring...

  • Coronavirus - Statement

    15 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat an Answer to an Urgent Question asked in the other place earlier today. The Answer is as follows. “Madam Deputy Speaker, the...

  • Fisheries Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued)

    • Amendment 81

      6 speeches

      Lord Teverson: Moved by Lord Teverson 81: Clause 17, page 13, line 25, at end insert—“( ) A licence granted under this section must require that foreign fishing vessels fishing in...

    • Amendment 83

      11 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: Moved by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch 83: After Clause 17, insert the following new Clause—“Enforcement of licences(1) A Minister of the Crown must,...

      Amendment 88

      4 speeches

      Lord Grantchester: Moved by Lord Grantchester 88: Clause 19, page 13, line 35, at end insert “not exceeding £50,000”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment replicates...

      Amendment 90

      7 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: Moved by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch 90: Before Clause 23, insert the following new Clause—“Negotiations on fishing opportunities previously governed...

      Amendment 92

      18 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: Moved by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch 92: Clause 23, page 15, line 16, leave out “may” and insert “must”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 93

      7 speeches

      Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: Moved by Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville 93: Clause 23, page 15, line 23, at end insert—“(2A) When making a determination under...

      Amendment 94

      24 speeches

      Lord Teverson: Moved by Lord Teverson 94: Clause 23, page 15, line 27, at end insert—“( ) Any rise in the total quantity of an annual quota in England shall be disproportionately...

      Amendment 107

      19 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: Moved by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch 107: Clause 27, page 18, line 6, at end insert—“( ) reserving a proportion of fishing opportunities for boats...

  • Continuity Agreement: Kingdom of Morocco - Motion to Regret

    9 speeches

    Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: Moved by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara That this House regrets that, in agreeing a continuity agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and 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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