House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

  • Prayers

    The House met in a hybrid proceeding.

  • 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...

  • Modern Foreign Languages: Teachers - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the supply chain of teachers of modern foreign languages.

  • Covid-19: Women - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that (1) women, and (2) groups which represent women, are included in the development of their policies responding to...

  • Global Navigation Satellite System - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the design and development research for the United Kingdom Global Navigation Satellite System has been completed; and if not, what is the timeline...

  • Myanmar: Protesters - Question

    25 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the use of force by the Myanmar military against protesters in that country.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

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

  • Northern Ireland Protocol: Grace Period - Private Notice Question

    27 speeches

    Lord Caine: Asked by Lord Caine To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the response of the European Union to the United Kingdom’s decision to extend until...

  • House of Lords Commission - Motion to Agree

    8 speeches

    The Senior Deputy Speaker: Moved by The Senior Deputy Speaker That the Report from the House of Lords Commission Access and use of facilities by retired members be agreed to (2nd Report, HL...

  • Domestic Abuse Bill - Report (2nd Day)

    1 speech

    Relevant documents: 21st and 28th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee

    • Amendment 17

      26 speeches

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 17: After Clause 18, insert the following new Clause—“Duty to report on domestic abuse services in England(1)...

    • Amendment 18

      8 speeches

      Baroness Hamwee: Moved by Baroness Hamwee 18: Clause 37, page 23, line 28, leave out “without reasonable excuse the person fails” and insert “the court is satisfied beyond...

      Amendment 19

      11 speeches

      Baroness Newlove: Moved by Baroness Newlove 19: After Schedule 1, insert the following new Schedule—“SCHEDULE STRANGULATION OR SUFFOCATION: CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTSPolice and...

      Amendment 20

      2 speeches

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 20: Clause 55, page 35, line 25, leave out “domestic abuse” and insert “accommodation-based”Member’s...

      Amendment 21

      10 speeches

      Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: Moved by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff 21: Clause 55, page 35, line 28, at end insert—“( ) ensure all child contact centres and organisations that offer...

      Amendment 22

      2 speeches

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 22: Clause 55, page 35, line 30, leave out first “domestic abuse” and insert...

      Amendment 23

      9 speeches

      Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: Moved by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff 23: Clause 55, page 35, line 30, at end insert “including, where necessary, alcohol and mental health support,”

      Amendments 24 to 26

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 24: Clause 55, page 36, line 2, at end insert—“(aa) must keep under review any effect of the strategy on the...

      Amendments 27 to 29

      2 speeches

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 27: Clause 56, page 36, line 31, after “about” insert “—(a) ”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 32

      5 speeches

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 32: Clause 62, page 39, line 23, after “person” insert “—(a) is, or is at risk of being, a victim of domestic...

      Amendments 33 to 40

      2 speeches

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 33: Clause 64, page 47, line 21, at end insert—“85EA Prohibition of cross-examination in person: victims of offences(1) In...

      Amendment 41

      6 speeches

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 41: After Clause 64, insert the following new Clause—“Orders under section 91(14) of the Children Act 1989Orders under...

      Amendment 42

      10 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: Moved by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb 42: After Clause 64, insert the following new Clause—“Proceedings under the Children Act 1989 (1) Part I of the...

      Amendment 43

      9 speeches

      Baroness Bertin: Moved by Baroness Bertin 43: After Clause 64, insert the following new Clause—“Confidentiality of refuge addresses(1) In family proceedings, where a person...

      Amendment 44

      4 speeches

      Baroness Helic: Moved by Baroness Helic 44: After Clause 64, insert the following new Clause—“Training (1) The Secretary of State shall within six months of the passing of this Act...

      Amendment 45

      2 speeches

      Baroness Lister of Burtersett: Moved by Baroness Lister of Burtersett 45: Before Clause 65, insert the following new Clause—“Controlling or coercive behaviourControlling or coercive...

      Amendment 46 (to Amendment 45)

      16 speeches

      Baroness Campbell of Surbiton: Moved by Baroness Campbell of Surbiton 46: Before Clause 65, in subsection (4), after inserted subsection (6)(g), insert— “(h) A is a carer for B who...

      Amendment 48

      14 speeches

      Baroness Morgan of Cotes: Moved by Baroness Morgan of Cotes 48: Before Clause 65, insert the following new Clause—“Disclosure of private sexual photographs and filmsThreats to...

      Amendment 49

      2 speeches

      Baroness Newlove: Moved by Baroness Newlove 49: Before Clause 65, insert the following new Clause—“Strangulation or suffocation(1) In Part 5 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 (protection...

      Amendment 50

      15 speeches

      Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws: Moved by Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws 50: After Clause 68, insert the following new Clause—“Reasonable force in domestic abuse cases(1) Section 76 of...

      Amendment 51

      2 speeches

      Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws: Moved by Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws 51: After Clause 68, insert the following new Clause—“Defence for victims of domestic abuse who commit an...

      Amendment 52

      12 speeches

      Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: Moved by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames 52: After Clause 68, insert the following new Clause—“Controlling or coercive behaviour by persons providing...

      Amendment 53

      6 speeches

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 53: Schedule 2, page 65, line 37, leave out from beginning to end of line 10 on page 66Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendments 54 to 65

      1 speech

      Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: Moved by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar 54: Schedule 2, page 66, leave out lines 12 and 13Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the...

      Amendment 66

      2 speeches

      Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws: Moved by Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws 66: After Schedule 2, insert the following new Schedule—“OFFENCES TO WHICH THE DEFENCE FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC...

      Amendment 66A

      6 speeches

      Lord Randall of Uxbridge: Moved by Lord Randall of Uxbridge 66A: Clause 71, page 56, line 12, at end insert—“( ) In section 199 (local connection), after subsection (1)...

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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.

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