House of Lords debates

Monday, 5 July 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...

  • Covid-19: Work-related Cases - Question

    19 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Trades Union Congress RIDDOR, Covid and underreporting, published on 23 May; and what steps they plan to...

  • Historical Railways Estate - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the management of the Historical Railways Estate by Highways England; and in particular, whether that management is...

  • Covid-19: Broadband - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the pandemic on (1) access to, and (2) the affordability of, broadband internet services.

  • Health: Dementia - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the national average waiting time for a referral to a memory service following a suspected dementia diagnosis; and how this has changed since January...

  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) Regulations 2021 - Motions to Approve

    1 speech

    Baroness Barran: Moved by Baroness Barran That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 and 19 May be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 30 June. Motions agreed. Sitting suspended.

  • 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. The next business is the fifth day of Committee on the Environment Bill. I shall call...

  • Environment Bill - Committee (5th Day)

    14 speeches

    Relevant documents: 3rd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 4th Report from the Constitution Committee Schedule 8: Deposit schemes Debate on Amendment 133 resumed.

    • Amendments 146 and 147

      2 speeches

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 146: Clause 56, page 38, line 2, at end insert—“(6) The requirement in subsection (5) may be met by...

    • Amendment 148A

      9 speeches

      Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: Moved by Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville 148A: Clause 61, page 51, line 37, leave out “may” and insert...

      Amendment 149

      13 speeches

      Baroness Boycott: Moved by Baroness Boycott 149: After Clause 62, insert the following new Clause—“Food waste(1) This section applies to a retailer who—(a) generates more than...

      Amendment 150A

      18 speeches

      Baroness Sheehan: Moved by Baroness Sheehan 150A: After Clause 71, insert the following new Clause—“Air quality: speed limits (1) The national speed limit for restricted roads in...

      Amendment 151

      2 speeches

      Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: Moved by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 151: Schedule 11, page 190, line 41, at end insert— “(4A) The requirement in subsection (4) may be met by...

      Amendment 152

      17 speeches

      Lord Whitty: Moved by Lord Whitty 152: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause—“Air quality and human health in rural areas: application of pesticides(1) The Secretary of...

      Amendment 157

      15 speeches

      Lord Berkeley: Moved by Lord Berkeley 157: Clause 73, page 63, line 29, at end insert “, train, ship or aircraft;” Member’s explanatory statementThis Clause appears to enable...

      Amendment 160A

      9 speeches

      Lord Cameron of Dillington: Moved by Lord Cameron of Dillington 160A: Clause 77, page 68, line 13, leave out “may” and insert “must”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 161

      2 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: Moved by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch 161: After Clause 77, insert the following new Clause—“Duty on water companies: untreated sewageIn Part 1 of the...

      Amendment 161A (to Amendment 161)

      18 speeches

      Lord Chidgey: Moved by Lord Chidgey 161A: After Clause 77, in inserted section 17ZC, after subsection (3) insert—“(3A) Measures intended to reduce reliance upon septic tanks and...

      Amendment 162

      5 speeches

      The Duke of Wellington: Moved by The Duke of Wellington 162: Clause 78, page 70, line 5, at end insert “with a requirement to improve every year the grade of sewage treatment of the...

  • Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill - First Reading

    The Bill was brought from the Commons, endorsed as a money Bill, and read a first time. House adjourned at 10.03 pm.

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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