House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

  • Schools: Examination Assessments - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the (1) credibility, and (2) integrity, of the assessment processes in schools for this summer’s A levels and GCSE...

  • Health: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Question

    17 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the decision to delay the planned new guidelines on the diagnosis and management of ME/CFS, what assessment they have made of the ability of the...

  • Virginity Testing - Question

    17 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to seek to use the Health and Care Bill to fulfil their commitment to make virginity testing illegal.

  • Health: Type 2 Diabetes - Question

    15 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the data analysis by Diabetes UK, published on 6 October, which suggests that one in three adults in the United Kingdom...

  • Cost of Living - Private Notice Question

    30 speeches

    Baroness Smith of Basildon: Asked by Baroness Smith of Basildon To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the end of the Universal Credit uplift, increasing energy prices and rising...

  • Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day)

    Clause 1: Local skills improvement plans

    • Amendment 1

      12 speeches

      Baroness Barran: Moved by Baroness Barran 1: Clause 1, page 1, line 7, after “provides” insert “English-funded”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures...

    • Amendment 2

      1 speech

      Baroness Barran: Moved by Baroness Barran 2: Clause 1, page 1, line 9, at beginning insert “English-funded”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the...

      Amendments 4 and 5

      2 speeches

      Baroness Barran: Moved by Baroness Barran 4: Clause 1, page 2, line 11, after “of” insert “English-funded”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is...

      Amendment 6

      1 speech

      Baroness Barran: Moved by Baroness Barran 6: Clause 1, page 2, line 20, at end insert—“(5A) The Secretary of State may approve and publish a local skills improvement plan only if...

      Amendment 8

      2 speeches

      Baroness Neville-Rolfe: Moved by Baroness Neville-Rolfe 8: Clause 1, page 2, line 20, at end insert—“(5A) In producing a local skills improvement plan, employer representative bodies...

      Amendment 9 (to Amendment 8)

      20 speeches

      Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: Moved by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle 9: Clause 1, after paragraph (d) insert—“(da) the food system,(db) ecosystem management, and”

      Amendment 11

      3 speeches

      Lord Watson of Invergowrie: Moved by Lord Watson of Invergowrie 11: Clause 1, page 2, line 21, leave out subsection (6) and insert—“(6) A “local skills improvement plan”,...

      Amendment 15

      1 speech

      Baroness Barran: Moved by Baroness Barran 15: Clause 1, page 2, line 29, at end insert “English-funded”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the...

      Amendments 22 to 25

      1 speech

      Baroness Barran: Moved by Baroness Barran 22: Clause 4, page 4, line 24, after “provides” insert “English-funded”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is...

      Amendment 27

      18 speeches

      Lord Lucas: Moved by Lord Lucas 27: Clause 7, page 7, line 32, at end insert— “(c) must specify a range of qualifications with a teaching and learning requirement equivalent to one...

      Amendment 29

      2 speeches

      Lord Watson of Invergowrie: Moved by Lord Watson of Invergowrie 29: Clause 7, page 9, line 41, at end insert—“(2A) Subsection (2) does not apply to the withdrawal of level three...

      Amendment 31

      2 speeches

      Lord Baker of Dorking: Moved by Lord Baker of Dorking 31: Clause 7, page 9, line 41, at end insert—“(2A) But no student will be deprived of the right to take two BTECs, AGQ or a...

      Amendment 33

      3 speeches

      Lord Willetts: Moved by Lord Willetts 33: Clause 7, page 10, line 17, at end insert— “(8) Where a technical education qualification has had its approval withdrawn under subsection...

      Amendment 34

      7 speeches

      Lord Storey: Moved by Lord Storey 34: After Clause 7, insert the following new Clause—“Review of apprenticeship levyThe Secretary of State may request a review of the apprenticeship...

  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Criminal Conduct Authorisations) (Amendment) Order 2021 - Motion to Regret

    9 speeches

    Baroness D’Souza: Moved by Baroness D’Souza That this House regrets that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Criminal Conduct Authorisations) (Amendment) Order 2021 (SI 2021/601)...

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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