House of Lords debates

Thursday, 20 April 2023

  • Leave of Absence: The Lord Speaker

    1 speech

    My Lords, I wish to inform the House that on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 April, I will be attending the Conference of Speakers of European Union Parliaments in Prague, at which the UK has observer...

  • Schools: Financial Literacy - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote financial literacy in schools.

  • UN: Individuals Displaced by Conflict - Question

    18 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had at the United Nations about the case for introducing an obligation on countries intervening in conflicts to accept a moral and...

  • Yemen and South Sudan: Humanitarian Crises - Question

    12 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress towards resolving the humanitarian crises in Yemen and South Sudan; and what assistance they have provided,...

  • Prepayment Meters: Code of Practice - Question

    16 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government how they will ensure that the new Ofgem Code of Practice regarding installing pre-payment meters for vulnerable and disabled customers will be enforced.

  • Top Secret Document Leaks - Commons Urgent Question

    14 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given in the Commons on Tuesday 18 April. “The unauthorised disclosure of classified US documents discovered last week was clearly a...

  • Chinese Police Stations in the UK - Announcement

    12 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given in the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 April. “The latest reporting in the Times on the so-called overseas police stations is of course...

  • Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Committee (10th Day)

    Relevant documents: 24th and 31st Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee, 12th Report from the Constitution Committee

    • Amendment 240

      22 speeches

      Lord Berkeley: Moved by Lord Berkeley 240: After Clause 93, insert the following new Clause—“Cycling, walking and rights of way plans: incorporation in development plans(1) A local...

    • Amendment 241A

      16 speeches

      Baroness Taylor of Stevenage: Moved by Baroness Taylor of Stevenage 241A: After Clause 93, insert the following new Clause—“Meaning of “affordable housing”: affordable...

      Amendments 242A to 242H

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook 242A: Schedule 8, page 327, line 9, at end insert—“Local Government Act 1972A1 In section 138C of the Local Government...

      Amendment 243

      11 speeches

      Baroness Hayman of Ullock: Moved by Baroness Hayman of Ullock 243: Clause 95, page 102, line 35, at end insert—“(5) The Secretary of State must, within one year of the day on which...

      Amendment 245

      2 speeches

      The Earl of Lytton: Tabled by The Earl of Lytton 245: Clause 98, page 108, line 19, at end insert—“(3) Subsections (1) and (2) shall only take effect following an order made by the...

      Amendment 247

      6 speeches

      Lord Lexden: Moved by Lord Lexden 247: After Clause 98, insert the following new Clause—“Permitted development: replacement windows in conservation areasIn the Town and Country...

      Amendment 248

      29 speeches

      Lord Young of Cookham: Moved by Lord Young of Cookham 248: Clause 99, page 108, line 34, at end insert—“(3) If there is conflict between street voting on development and the...

      Amendment 248A

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook 248A: Clause 99, page 109, leave out lines 12 to 16 and insert—“(i) an Authority election, where any part of the street...

      Amendment 256A

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook 256A: Clause 99, page 117, line 22, leave out subsections (3) to (13) and insert—“(3) Schedule (Street votes: minor and...

      Amendment 257A

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook 257A: After Clause 100, insert the following new Clause—“Street votes: modifications of the Town and Country Planning...

      Amendment 257B

      9 speeches

      Baroness Pinnock: Moved by Baroness Pinnock 257B: Clause 101, page 124, line 2, at end insert—“(aa) residents of the local area who may be affected by the application,...

      Amendment 258

      5 speeches

      Lord Berkeley: Moved by Lord Berkeley 258: After Clause 101, insert the following new Clause—“Application of TCPA 1990 to the Duchy of Cornwall(1) Section 293 of TCPA 1990...

      Amendment 258A

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook 258A: Before Schedule 9, insert the following new Schedule—“ScheduleStreet votes: minor and consequential amendmentsTown...

      Amendment 258B

      9 speeches

      Lord Lansley: Moved by Lord Lansley 258B: Clause 102, page 130, line 28, at end insert— “(5A) Where a subsequent planning permission (Permission B) is for localised changes to a...

      Amendments 260A and 260B

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook 260A: Clause 102, page 132, line 7, leave out from “section” to “after” on line 8 and insert “62A...

      Amendment 261

      3 speeches

      Baroness Taylor of Stevenage: Moved by Baroness Taylor of Stevenage 261: Clause 104, page 135, line 13, at end insert— “(3A) But notwithstanding subsection (3) the completion notice...

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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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