House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 28 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...

  • Retirement of a Member: Lord Darling of Roulanish - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, I should next like to notify the House of the retirement, with effect from today, of the noble Lord, Lord Darling of Roulanish, pursuant to Section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act...

  • Covid-19: Economic Costs - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the paper by Professor David Miles, Mike Stead and Dr Adrian Heald Living with COVID-19: balancing costs against benefits in the face of the...

  • Devolution: England - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the further devolution of power and decision-making in England.

  • Russia: Trade - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current balance of trade between the United Kingdom and Russia.

  • Planning Rules - Question

    26 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their announcement on 21 July about changes to planning rules, how they intend to measure the impact on communities of (1) any further...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the hybrid proceedings will now resume. Some Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing, and others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated...

  • Spain: Travel - Private Notice Question

    29 speeches

    Baroness Smith of Basildon: Asked by Baroness Smith of Basildon To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the letter from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to all Members on travel corridors and...

  • Business of the House - Motion to Agree

    10 speeches

    Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde That with effect from 2 September until further Order members may participate remotely as well as physically in sittings of the Grand Committee...

  • Business of the House - Motion to Agree

    1 speech

    Lord Ashton of Hyde: Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde That with effect from 2 September topical Questions for Written Answer may no longer be tabled. Motion agreed. Sitting suspended.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, some Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing, while others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. If the capacity of the Chamber is...

  • Agriculture Bill - Committee (7th Day)

    8 speeches

    Relevant document: 13th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee Clause 40: Power to make regulations for securing compliance with WTO Agreement on Agriculture: general Debate on Amendment 264...

    • Amendment 268

      2 speeches

      Lord Gardiner of Kimble: Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble 268: Clause 42, page 38, line 28, leave out subsections (4) and (5)Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment removes the...

    • Amendment 270

      66 speeches

      Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: Moved by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering 270: After Clause 42, insert the following new Clause—“International Trade Standards Commission (1) The...

      Amendment 275

      25 speeches

      Lord Cameron of Dillington: Moved by Lord Cameron of Dillington 275: After Clause 42, insert the following new Clause—“Agricultural research(1) The Secretary of State may by...

      Amendment 295

      11 speeches

      Lord Carrington: Moved by Lord Carrington 295: Clause 47, page 40, line 28, leave out “primary legislation,”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment seeks to remove the...

      Amendment 299

      7 speeches

      Lord Gardiner of Kimble: Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble 299: Clause 53, page 43, line 35, leave out subsection (1) and insert—“(1) The following provisions come into force on the...

      Amendments 300 to 311

      1 speech

      Lord Gardiner of Kimble: Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble 300: Clause 53, page 43, line 37, after “provisions” insert “, so far as not brought into force by subsection (1)(a)...

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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