House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 23 June 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, others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. I ask all Members to...

  • Folic Acid - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made with the response to their consultation about the fortification of flour with folic acid.

  • Electric Vehicles: Impact on Household Energy Bills - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on household energy bills of Ofgem’s proposals for powering electric vehicles, announced on 24 May.

  • Defence: Continuous At-sea Deterrence - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether continuous at-sea deterrence remains central to their defence policy.

  • National Science and Technology Council - Question

    16 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the devolved governments about the establishment of the National Science and Technology Council.

  • Events Research Programme - Commons Urgent Question

    19 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given in the House of Commons on Tuesday 22 June. “The world-leading events research programme has conducted 14 pilot events across two phases...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, we now come to the Committee on the Environment Bill, day two. I will call Members to speak in the order listed. During the debate on each group I will invite Members, including Members...

  • Environment Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

    Relevant documents: 3rd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee and 4th Report from the Constitution Committee Clause 1: Environmental targets

    • Amendment 13

      24 speeches

      Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: Moved by Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville 13: Clause 1, page 2, line 1, at end insert—“(e) a reduction in the use of...

    • Amendment 15

      13 speeches

      Lord Lucas: Moved by Lord Lucas 15: Clause 1, page 2, line 5, at end insert—“(c) the reasons why that particular target and that particular date have been chosen, and the evidence on...

      Amendment 17

      26 speeches

      Lord Lucas: Moved by Lord Lucas 17: Clause 1, page 2, line 7, at end insert—“(5A) Regulations under this section must make provision about undertaking research into the reasons why a...

      Amendment 20

      22 speeches

      Baroness Hayman of Ullock (Lab): Moved by Baroness Hayman of Ullock (Lab) 20: Clause 2, page 2, line 21, leave out subsection (2) and insert—“(2) The PM2.5 air quality target...

      Amendment 22

      2 speeches

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 22: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Environmental targets: species abundance(1) The...

      Amendment 23 (to Amendment 22)

      31 speeches

      Lord Chidgey: Moved by Lord Chidgey 23: After subsection (1) insert—“(1A) In the range of species which contribute to the target, at least one must be a species that is significant...

      Amendment 33

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 33: Clause 3, page 2, line 34, leave out “section 1 or 2” and insert “sections 1 to (Environmental...

      Amendment 35

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 35: Clause 3, page 2, line 37, leave out “section 1 or 2” and insert “sections 1 to (Environmental...

      Amendment 37

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 37: Clause 3, page 2, line 40, leave out “section 1 or 2” and insert “sections 1 to (Environmental...

      Amendments 39 to 41

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 39: Clause 3, page 3, line 6, leave out “section 1 or 2” and insert “sections 1 to (Environmental...

      Amendment 42

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 42: Clause 4, page 3, line 26, at end insert “, and(c) the species abundance target set under section...

      Amendment 44

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 44: Clause 5, page 3, line 28, leave out “or 2” and insert “, 2 or (Environmental targets: species...

      Amendments 46 and 47

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 46: Clause 6, page 4, line 14, leave out from “under” to “in” in line 15 and insert...

      Amendment 51

      2 speeches

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 51: Clause 6, page 4, line 29, leave out “section 1 and 2” and insert “sections 1 to (Environmental...

      Amendment 52

      15 speeches

      Baroness Hayman of Ullock: Moved by Baroness Hayman of Ullock 52: Clause 7, page 5, line 11, leave out subsection (4) and insert—“(4) An environmental improvement plan must include,...

      Amendment 59

      24 speeches

      Lord Redesdale: Moved by Lord Redesdale 59: Clause 7, page 5, line 17, at end insert—“(5A) It may also set out steps Her Majesty’s Government intends to take to improve the...

      Amendment 60

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 60: Clause 8, page 5, line 39, leave out “and 2” and insert “to (Environmental targets: species...

      Amendments 62 to 64

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 62: Clause 10, page 7, line 16, leave out “section 1 or 2” and insert “sections 1 to (Environmental...

      Amendment 65

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 65: Clause 11, page 8, line 6, leave out “and 2” and insert “to (Environmental targets: species...

      Amendments 66 to 68

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 66: Clause 13, page 8, line 31, leave out “section 1 or 2” and insert “sections 1 to (Environmental...

      Amendments 69 and 70

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 69: Clause 14, page 9, line 21, leave out “and 2” and insert “to (Environmental targets: species...

      Amendment 71

      1 speech

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 71: Clause 15, page 9, line 38, leave out “and 2” and insert “to (Environmental targets: species...

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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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