House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 2 February 2021

  • Prayers

    The House met in a hybrid proceeding.

  • Introduction: Lord Benyon

    The right honourable Richard Henry Ronald Benyon, having been created Baron Benyon, of Englefield in the Royal County of Berkshire, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Strathclyde...

  • Introduction: Lord Cruddas

    Peter Andrew Cruddas, having been created Baron Cruddas, of Shoreditch in the London Borough of Hackney, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Leigh of Hurley and Baroness Stuart of...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    The Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. I am sure that we all wish the Lord Speaker a very happy birthday. Some Members are here in the Chamber, while others are participating remotely,...

  • Schools: Online Learning - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the provision of online learning for school pupils, and, in particular, for disadvantaged pupils.

  • Brexit: Farmers - Question

    26 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that farmers continue to receive financial support following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union.

  • Covid-19: Youth Unemployment - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the employment of young people; and what steps they are taking to address youth...

  • Schools: Exam-year Pupils - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to permit exam year pupils affected by the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to repeat that year of study.

  • Burma: Military Coup - Private Notice Question

    30 speeches

    Lord Alton of Liverpool: Asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the reported military coup in Burma.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now resume. I ask Members to respect social distancing. The time limit for the following debate is one and a half hours.

  • Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction) (England) Regulations 2021 - Motion to Approve

    2 speeches

    Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar That the Regulations laid before the House on 8 January be approved. Relevant document: 42nd Report from the Secondary Legislation...

    • Amendment to the Motion

      16 speeches

      Lord Kennedy of Southwark: Moved by Lord Kennedy of Southwark As an amendment to the motion in the name of Lord Wolfson of Tredegar, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that the...

    • Amendment to the Motion

      2 speeches

      Baroness Grender: Tabled by Baroness Grender As an amendment to the motion in the name of Lord Wolfson of Tredegar, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that the Regulations do...

  • Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    Relevant documents: 19th and 33rd Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee, 10th Report from the Constitution Committee

    • Motion A

      1 speech

      Lord Bethell: Moved by Lord Bethell That this House do not insist on its Amendments 2, 3, 12, 13, 14, 23, 24, 25, 30, 40, 48, 49 and 50 and do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 50A, 50B...

    • Motion B

      1 speech

      Lord Bethell: Moved by Lord Bethell That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 11A, 11B, 11C and 11D. 11A: After Clause 6, line 6, after “where” insert...

      Motion C

      1 speech

      Lord Bethell: Moved by Lord Bethell That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 22A, 22B and 22C. 22A: After Clause 10, line 6, after “where” insert “—...

      Motion D

      7 speeches

      Lord Bethell: Moved by Lord Bethell That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 32A, 32B and 32C. 32A: Clause 35, line 3, after “where” insert “—(a) the...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, I have put my glasses on as there is a lot to read. The following proceedings will follow guidance issued by the Procedure and Privileges Committee. When there are no...

  • Trade Bill - Commons Amendments

    Relevant document: 15th Report from the Constitution Committee

    • Motion A

      2 speeches

      Lord Grimstone of Boscobel: Moved by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel That this House do not insist on its Amendments 1 and 5, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reasons 1A and 5A. 1A:...

    • Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A)

      11 speeches

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley At end insert “and do propose Amendment 1B in lieu— 1B: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Parliamentary approval of...

      Motion B

      2 speeches

      Lord Grimstone of Boscobel: Moved by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel That this House do not insist on its Amendment 2, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 2A. 2A: Because it is...

      Motion B1 (as an amendment to Motion B)

      21 speeches

      Lord Collins of Highbury: Moved by Lord Collins of Highbury At end insert “and do propose Amendment 2B in lieu— 2B: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Free...

      Motion C

      1 speech

      Lord Grimstone of Boscobel: Moved by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel That this House do not insist on its Amendment 3, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 3A. 3A: Because it is not...

      Motion C1 (as an amendment to Motion C)

      4 speeches

      Lord Alton of Liverpool: Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool At end insert “and do propose Amendment 3B in lieu— 3B: After Clause 2, insert the following new...

      Motion D

      2 speeches

      Lord Grimstone of Boscobel: Moved by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel That this House do not insist on its Amendment 4, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 4A. 4A: Because...

      Motion D1 (as an amendment to Motion D)

      17 speeches

      Baroness Thornton: Moved by Baroness Thornton Leave out “not”

      Motion E

      2 speeches

      Viscount Younger of Leckie:: Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie: That this House do not insist on its Amendment 6, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 6A. 6A: Because...

      Motion E1 (as an amendment to Motion E)

      2 speeches

      Lord Grantchester: Moved by Lord Grantchester At end insert “and do propose Amendment 6B in lieu— 6B: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Standards affected...

      Motion F

      1 speech

      Lord Grimstone of Boscobel: Moved by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel That this House do not insist on its Amendment 7, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 7A. 7A: Because it is not...

      Motion G

      6 speeches

      Lord Grimstone of Boscobel: Moved by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel That this House do not insist on its Amendment 8, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 8A. 8A: Because unfettered...

      Motion H

      1 speech

      Viscount Younger of Leckie: Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 9A and 9B. 9A: Line 14, after “products,” insert...

      Motion J

      1 speech

      Viscount Younger of Leckie: Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 10A. 10A: Line 6, after “subsection (2)” insert...

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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