House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

  • Prayers

    The House met in a Hybrid Sitting.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. A limited number of Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing. Other Members will participate remotely, but all...

  • Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be (1) the terms of reference, and (2) the appointment process, for the constitution, democracy and rights commission.

  • Social Housing - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to publish the social housing White Paper.

  • Manifesto Commitments - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review their manifesto commitments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Covid-19: Mental Health - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the report The mental health effects of the first two months of lockdown and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, we now come to questions on the Answer to a Commons Urgent Question on the probity of the planning process. The Answer itself will not be repeated. For Members participating remotely,...

  • Planning Process: Probity - Commons Urgent Question

    19 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given on Thursday 11 June in the House of Commons. “The Government are committed to maintaining public confidence in the probity of the...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, we now come to the repeat of a Commons Urgent Question on Covid-19 two-metre social distancing. For Members participating remotely, microphones will unmute shortly before they are to...

  • Social Distancing: Two-metre Rule - Commons Urgent Question

    17 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given on Monday 15 June in the House of Commons. “I thank my right honourable friend for his important Urgent Question. As part of our work to...

  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill - Committee (1st Day)

    1 speech

    Relevant document: 14th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

    • Amendment 1

      34 speeches

      Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: Moved by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara 1: Clause 1, page 3, line 18, leave out “person” and insert “insolvency practitioner, or has an appropriate...

    • Amendment 7

      21 speeches

      Lord Leigh of Hurley: Moved by Lord Leigh of Hurley 7: Clause 1, page 3, line 27, after “company” insert “or the company’s business”

      Amendment 20

      16 speeches

      Baroness Drake: Moved by Baroness Drake 20: Clause 1, page 11, leave out lines 21 and 22

      Amendment 23

      18 speeches

      Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted: Moved by Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted 23: Clause 1, page 11, line 22, at end insert—“( ) the prescribed part of a company’s net property...

      Amendment 26

      7 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 26: Clause 1, page 15, line 12, at end insert—“(7) This section does not apply in relation to a floating charge that is—(a) a collateral...

      Amendment 34

      2 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 34: Clause 1, page 30, line 21, at end insert—“(4) Subsection (1) does not apply to a provision in an instrument creating a floating charge that...

      Amendment 38

      6 speeches

      Lord Fox: Moved by Lord Fox 38: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause—“Moratoriums in Great Britain: time-limited effect and renewal(1) Part A1 of the Insolvency Act 1986...

      Amendment 41

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 41: Clause 4, page 46, line 35, at end insert—“(7) This Article does not apply in relation to a floating charge that is—(a) a collateral...

      Amendment 43

      2 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 43: Clause 4, page 60, line 38, at end insert—“(4) Paragraph (1) does not apply to a provision in an instrument creating a floating charge that...

      Amendment 46

      13 speeches

      Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: Moved by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara 46: Clause 10, page 63, line 18, at end insert—“, unless the court has reason to suspect the person was in breach of...

      Amendment 47

      10 speeches

      Baroness Barker: Moved by Baroness Barker 47: Clause 10, page 63, line 21, leave out “ 30 June 2020” and insert “ 30 September 2020”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 48

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 48: Clause 10, page 63, line 22, leave out “Act” and insert “section” Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment changes...

      Amendment 50

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 50: Clause 11, page 64, line 47, leave out “Act” and insert “section”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment changes the...

      Amendment 51

      16 speeches

      Lord Vaux of Harrowden: Moved by Lord Vaux of Harrowden 51: Clause 12, page 67, line 17, at end insert—“(7A) This section does not apply in relation to a contract for the supply of...

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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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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