House of Lords debates

Thursday, 10 March 2022

  • Royal Assent

    The following Act was given Royal Assent: Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Act.

  • Women: Cost of Living - Question

    22 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to mitigate the impact on women of the rising cost of living; and in particular, the impact on single mothers in poorer households.

  • Belarus - Question

    16 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the detention of political prisoners, (2) the attacks on journalists, and (3) the constitutional referendum, in...

  • Care Homes: Evicted Residents - Question

    15 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the annual numbers of care home residents (1) evicted, (2) threatened with eviction, or (3) facing a visiting ban,...

  • Ukraine: BBC World Service - Question

    18 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, if any, to support the provision of the BBC World Service to the people of Ukraine.

  • Elections Bill - Committee (1st Day)

    3 speeches

    Relevant documents: 13th Report from the Constitution Committee, 5th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 21st Report from the Delegated Powers Committee Clause 14: Strategy and...

    • Amendment A1

      44 speeches

      Baroness Meacher: Moved by Baroness Meacher A1: Clause 14, page 21, leave out lines 6 and 7

    • Amendment 1

      16 speeches

      Lord True: Moved by Lord True 1: Clause 14, page 21, line 13, at end insert—“(3A) The statement must not include provision in relation to elections, referendums and other matters so...

      Amendment 2

      4 speeches

      Lord True: Moved by Lord True 2: Clause 14, page 21, line 15, at end insert—“(5) For the purposes of subsection (3A)—(a) the Commission’s “devolved Scottish...

  • Ukraine Update - Statement

    40 speeches

    The following Statement was made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 9 March. “With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to update the House on the situation in Ukraine and Her...

  • Home Office Visas for Ukrainians - Commons Urgent Question

    21 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat in the form of a Statement the Answer given by my right honourable friend the Home Secretary to an Urgent Question in another place on...

  • Elections Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

    • Amendment 3

      29 speeches

      Lord Collins of Highbury: Moved by Lord Collins of Highbury 3: Clause 14, page 21, line 15, at end insert—“(5) This section expires at the end of the period of 12 months beginning...

    • Amendment 4

      18 speeches

      Lord Collins of Highbury: Moved by Lord Collins of Highbury 4: Clause 14, page 21, line 15, at end insert—“(5) A statement designated under this section must not be published until a...

      Amendments 5 and 6

      1 speech

      Lord True: Moved by Lord True 5: Clause 14, page 22, line 14, leave out “Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs” and insert “Levelling Up, Housing and...

      Amendment 7

      7 speeches

      Lord Collins of Highbury: Moved by Lord Collins of Highbury 7: Clause 14, page 22, line 18, at end insert—“(f) civil society groups.”Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendments 10 to 12

      1 speech

      Lord True: Moved by Lord True 10: Clause 14, page 22, line 34, leave out from beginning to end of line 16 on page 23Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the...

      Amendments 15 and 16

      34 speeches

      Lord True: Moved by Lord True 15: Clause 14, page 25, line 16, leave out “Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs” and insert “Levelling Up, Housing and...

      Amendment 17

      8 speeches

      Baroness Hayman of Ullock: Moved by Baroness Hayman of Ullock 17: Clause 17, page 27, line 33, after “money” insert “greater than a peppercorn”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 18

      10 speeches

      Lord Rennard: Moved by Lord Rennard 18: After Clause 17, insert the following new Clause—“Fines for electoral offences (1) The Political Parties, Elections and Referendums (Civil...

  • Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill - First Reading

    The Bill was brought from the Commons, endorsed as a money Bill, and read a first time. House adjourned at 6.52 pm.

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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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