House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 3 February 2021

  • Prayers

    The House met in a hybrid proceeding.

  • Captain Sir Tom Moore

    1 speech

    My Lords, before we begin Oral Questions, I would like to lead the House in a moment of silence in memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore, who died yesterday. His quiet resolve and selfless spirit of...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    The Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. Some Members are here in the Chamber, others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. Oral Questions will now commence....

  • Music Sector: Working in Europe - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to support the music sector with (1) touring, and (2) other work, in Europe.

  • Hospitality Sector Minister - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to appoint a dedicated minister for the hospitality sector.

  • National Risk Register - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to introduce annual reporting to Parliament on the state of national preparedness for top-tier risks in the National Risk Register.

  • Electricity Supply - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the announcement by EDF of a delay in electricity generation from Unit 1 at Hinkley Point C, what assessment they have made of the impact of any...

  • Arrangement of business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now resume. I ask Members to respect social distancing.

  • Hotel Quarantine for Travellers - Private Notice Question

    27 speeches

    Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: Asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to implement a mandatory hotel quarantine for all travellers arriving in...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now resume. I ask all Members to respect social distancing. This is day four of Committee on the Domestic Abuse Bill. I will call Members to speak...

  • Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (4th Day)

    Relevant documents: 21st and 28th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee Clause 62: Special measures in civil proceedings: victims of specified offences

    • Amendment 109

      7 speeches

      Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: Moved by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames 109: Clause 62, page 39, line 18, leave out from “person” to end of line 19 and insert...

    • Amendment 114

      7 speeches

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 114: Clause 63, page 40, leave out lines 31 to 35Member’s explanatory statementThis is to probe that in the family court, where a perpetrator’s...

      Amendments 115 to 120

      2 speeches

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 115: Clause 63, page 41, line 20, after “conviction” insert “by or”Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendment 121

      9 speeches

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 121: Clause 63, page 44, line 29, at end insert—“31VA Direction to prohibit direct or indirect engagement: evidence of domestic abuse(1) In family...

      Amendment 122

      6 speeches

      Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: Moved by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames 122: Clause 63, page 45, leave out lines 16 and 17 and insert— “(7) A qualified legal representative...

      Amendment 124

      9 speeches

      Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: Moved by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames 124: Clause 64, page 46, line 39, at end insert—85EA Prohibition of cross-examination in person: victims of...

      Amendment 130

      2 speeches

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 130: After Clause 64, insert the following new Clause—“Proceedings under the Children Act 1989(1) Part I of the Children Act 1989 is amended as...

      Amendment 130A (to Amendment 130)

      16 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: Moved by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb 130A: After Clause 64, in subsection (4) after inserted text (8)(b) insert—“(c) pending a fact finding hearing...

      Amendment 131

      14 speeches

      Baroness Bertin: Moved by Baroness Bertin 131: After Clause 64, insert the following new Clause—“Confidentiality of refuge addresses(1) In family proceedings, where a person...

      Amendment 137

      21 speeches

      Baroness Newlove: Moved by Baroness Newlove 137: After Clause 65, insert the following new Clause—“Offence of non-fatal strangulation or suffocation(1) A person (“A”)...

      Amendment 139

      19 speeches

      Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws: Moved by Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws 139: After Clause 68, insert the following new Clause—“Reasonable force in domestic abuse cases(1) Section 76 of...

      Amendment 141

      4 speeches

      Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: Moved by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames 141: After Clause 68, insert the following new Clause—“Controlling or coercive behaviour by persons providing...

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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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