House of Lords debates

Thursday, 23 July 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. Some Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing, and others are participating remotely, but all Members will be...

  • Healthcare Students: Tuition Fees - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have (1) to reimburse tuition fees, or (2) to forgive any current study-related debt, for any current nursing, midwifery and allied...

  • Stonehenge - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the proposed tunnel by-passing Stonehenge.

  • Covid-19: Debt Collection - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to reform debt collection processes (1) during, and (2) after, the COVID-19 pandemic in response to (a) the report by the Centre...

  • Student Loans - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the presentation of debt by the Student Loans Company on its online student loan repayment system.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, a limited number of Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing, and if the capacity of the Chamber is exceeded I will immediately adjourn the House. Other Members...

  • Agriculture Bill - Committee (6th Day)

    19 speeches

    Relevant document: 13th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee Clause 32: Identification and traceability of animals Debate on Amendment 209 resumed.

    • Amendment 211

      16 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: Moved by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb 211: Clause 33, page 30, line 32, leave out subsection (1) and insert—“(1) The red meat levy is to be known as...

    • Amendment 218

      2 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: Moved by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch 218: After Clause 34, insert the following new Clause—“Duty to sustain the UK agricultural industry workforce(1)...

      Amendment 219 (to Amendment 218)

      22 speeches

      Lord Judd: Moved by Lord Judd 219: After Clause 34, after subsection (1)(c)(i) insert—“(ia) affordable housing,”

      Amendment 220

      17 speeches

      Baroness Fookes: Moved by Baroness Fookes 220: After Clause 34, insert the following new Clause—“Export of farmed animals for slaughter or fattening(1) A person commits an offence if...

      Amendment 221

      23 speeches

      Lord Whitty: Moved by Lord Whitty 221: After Clause 34, insert the following new Clause—“Application of pesticides: limitations on use to protect human health(1) The Secretary of...

      Amendment 227

      3 speeches

      Baroness Young of Old Scone: Moved by Baroness Young of Old Scone 227: After Clause 34, insert the following new Clause—“Land use strategy for England(1) The Secretary of State must,...

      Amendment 228 (to Amendment 227)

      19 speeches

      The Earl of Dundee: Moved by The Earl of Dundee 228: After Clause 34, after subsection (2)(c) insert—“(d) proposals to support landowners to make land available to new entrants and...

      Amendment 229

      20 speeches

      Baroness Young of Old Scone: Moved by Baroness Young of Old Scone 229: After Clause 34, insert the following new Clause—“Duty to consult on a new environmental regulatory regime for...

      Amendment 236A

      38 speeches

      Baroness Worthington: Moved by Baroness Worthington 236A: After Clause 34, insert the following new Clause—“Agriculture carbon levy and carbon sequestration reward schemeWithin six...

      Amendment 257

      7 speeches

      Baroness Neville-Rolfe: Moved by Baroness Neville-Rolfe 257: Clause 35, page 33, line 9, at end insert—“( ) Before making regulations under this section, the Secretary of State must...

      Amendments 261 and 262

      2 speeches

      Lord Gardiner of Kimble: Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble 261: Clause 37, page 35, line 20, leave out “, in any case”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is...

      Amendment 264

      8 speeches

      Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: Moved by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock 264: Clause 40, page 36, line 29, after “may” insert “, following consultation with relevant...

What is this?

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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