House of Lords debates

Monday, 8 February 2021

  • Prayers

    The House met in a hybrid proceeding.

  • Introduction: Baroness Fraser of Craigmaddie

    Stephanie Mary Fraser, having been created Baroness Fraser of Craigmaddie, of Craigmaddie in the County of Stirlingshire, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Strathclyde and Lord...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. Some Members are here in the Chamber, while others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. I ask all Members...

  • Shawcross Report: Compensation for Victims - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to publish the report by William Shawcross on compensation for victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA terrorism; and what steps they are taking in...

  • HS2: Phase 2B - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on (1) the East Midlands, and (2) Yorkshire, of not delivering the eastern leg of HS2 Phase 2B in full.

  • Tigray - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the impact of the conflict in Tigray upon the stability of the Horn of Africa region, and (2) the implications of that...

  • Genetically Modified Food - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential (1) health, and (2) environmental, risks associated with approving genetically modified food production in...

  • Support for University Students: Covid-19 - Commons Urgent Question

    19 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given in the House of Commons on Wednesday 3 February. “ The honourable Member for Sheffield Central (Paul Blomfield) is an assiduous...

  • 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. I will call Members to speak in the order listed in the annexe to today’s list....

  • Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (5th Day)

    16 speeches

    Relevant documents: 21st and 28th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee Debate on Amendment 141 resumed.

    • Amendment 142

      19 speeches

      Baroness Bertin: Moved by Baroness Bertin 142: Schedule 2, page 64, line 37, leave out paragraph (b)

    • Amendment 146

      16 speeches

      Lord Russell of Liverpool: Moved by Lord Russell of Liverpool 146: Clause 70, page 54, line 8, at end insert—“(2A) The Secretary of State must issue guidance under this section which...

      Amendment 146A

      17 speeches

      Lord Young of Cookham: Moved by Lord Young of Cookham 146A: Clause 71, page 55, line 15, after “abuse” insert “, or (ii) resides or might reasonably be expected to reside with...

      Amendment 148

      32 speeches

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 148: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Recourse to public funds for domestic abuse survivors (1) The Immigration Acts are amended as...

      Amendment 149

      25 speeches

      Baroness Lister of Burtersett: Moved by Baroness Lister of Burtersett 149: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Controlling or coercive behaviour offence:...

      Amendment 155

      8 speeches

      Lord Ramsbotham: Moved by Lord Ramsbotham 155: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Screening for acquired brain injury in domestic abuse cases(1) A woman who has been...

      Amendment 158

      7 speeches

      Baroness Burt of Solihull: Moved by Baroness Burt of Solihull 158: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Guidance: child maintenance (1) The Secretary of State must issue...

      Amendment 159

      7 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: Moved by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb 159: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Anonymity of domestic abuse survivors in criminal...

      Amendment 161

      8 speeches

      Lord Kennedy of Southwark: Moved by Lord Kennedy of Southwark 161: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Evidence of domestic abuse for the purposes of legal aid:...

      Amendment 162

      19 speeches

      Baroness Morgan of Cotes: Moved by Baroness Morgan of Cotes 162: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Threats to disclose private sexual photographs and films with...

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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