House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 27 June 2023

  • E-scooters and E-bikes: Battery Fires - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what plans they have, if any, to address the number of fires caused by lithium-ion batteries in e-scooters and e-bikes.

  • Asylum: Channel Crossings - Question

    26 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government how many people since January have (1) crossed the Channel irregularly by boat, and (2) claimed asylum having done so; and how many of these asylum claims...

  • Deafblindness: Emerging Technologies - Question

    16 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possibilities of emerging technologies to create new opportunities for people who are deafblind.

  • Animal Torture: Online Videos - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the availability of animal torture videos on the internet, and (2) whether existing legislation is sufficient to punish...

  • Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders

    1 speech

    Lord True: Moved by Lord True That Standing Order 44 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Tuesday 4 July to allow the Finance (No. 2) Bill to be taken through...

  • Illegal Migration Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

    1 speech

    Lord Murray of Blidworth: Moved by Lord Murray of Blidworth That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 5, Schedule 1, Clauses 6 to...

  • Illegal Migration Bill: Economic Impact Assessment - Commons Urgent Question

    18 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 Minister for Immigration to an Urgent Question in another...

  • Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments

    • Motion on Amendments 1 to 12

      7 speeches

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 1 to 12. 1: Clause 4, page 3, line 40, leave out “follows”...

    • Motion on Amendment 13

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook That this House do disagree with the Commons in their Amendment 13 but do propose Amendment 13B in lieu— 13: Clause 21, page...

      Motion on Amendments 14 to 55

      1 speech

      Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 14 to 55. 14: Clause 22, page 17, line 36, at end insert “,...

  • Financial Services and Markets Bill - Commons Reason and Amendments

    • Motion A

      9 speeches

      Baroness Penn: Moved by Baroness Penn That this House do not insist on its Amendment 7 and do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 7A, 7B and 7C in lieu. 7A: Page 39, leave out lines 11 to...

    • Motion B

      1 speech

      Baroness Penn: Moved by Baroness Penn That this House do not insist on its Amendment 10, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 10A. 10A: Because financial inclusion is a broader...

      Motion C

      1 speech

      Baroness Penn: Moved by Baroness Penn That this House do not insist on its Amendment 36 and do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 36A in lieu. 36A: Page 87, line 34, at end insert the...

  • Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill - Report (2nd Day)

    4 speeches

    Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom Relevant documents: 27th and 36th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee That the Bill be further considered on Report.

    • Amendment 90

      6 speeches

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 90: Schedule 8, page 263, leave out lines 24 to 26 and insert— “(10) The Secretary of State may not make regulations under...

    • Amendment 91A

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 91A: Clause 181, page 171, line 27, leave out from “to” to end of line 28 and insert “prescribed high-risk countries.(3)...

      Amendment 92A

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 92A: Clause 181, page 171, line 34, leave out “, omit subsections (2) and (9)” and insert “—(a) in subsection (2), for...

      Amendment 94

      10 speeches

      Lord Faulks: Moved by Lord Faulks 94: After Clause 183, insert the following new Clause—“Strategic lawsuits against public participation(1) It is an offence for a person or entity...

      Amendment 95

      4 speeches

      Lord Etherton: Moved by Lord Etherton 95: Clause 187, page 176, line 33, leave out paragraph (a) and insert—“(a) constitutes the offences of fraud, false accounting, money laundering...

      Amendment 96

      4 speeches

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 96: Clause 187, page 176, line 34, leave out “, conspiracy or incitement” and insert “or conspiracy”Member’s...

      Amendment 98

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 98: Clause 187, page 176, line 35, at end insert—“(ba) constitutes an offence—(i) under Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007...

      Amendment 101

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 101: Clause 187, page 176, line 39, after “(b)” insert “, (ba)”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is...

      Amendments 102 and 103

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 102: After Clause 187, insert the following new Clause—“Power to strike out certain claimsStrategic litigation against public participation:...

      Amendment 104

      12 speeches

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 104: After Clause 187, insert the following new Clause—“Attributing criminal liability for economic crimes to certain...

      Amendments 105 and 106

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 105: After Clause 187, insert the following new Clause—“Power to amend list of economic crimes(1) The Secretary of State may by...

      Amendment 107

      5 speeches

      Lord Alton of Liverpool: Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool 107: After Clause 187, insert the following new Clause—“Duty to disclose funds and economic resourcesAfter section 16 of the...

      Amendment 109

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 109: After Schedule 10, insert the following new Schedule—“SCHEDULECRIMINAL LIABILITY OF BODIES: ECONOMIC CRIMESCommon law...

      Amendment 110

      4 speeches

      Lord Garnier: Moved by Lord Garnier 110: Clause 188, page 177, line 23, leave out “which is a large organisation”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment, together with the...

      Amendments 112 to 116

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 112: Clause 188, page 177, line 28, after “subsidiary” insert “undertaking”Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendments 118 to 120

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 118: Clause 190, page 179, line 35, at end insert—“(1A) The reference in subsection (1) to a relevant body does not include a...

      Amendment 122

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 122: After Clause 190, insert the following new Clause—“Large organisations: parent undertakings(1) For the purposes of section...

      Amendments 123 and 124

      3 speeches

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom 123: Clause 193, page 181, line 23, at end insert—“(5A) “Parent undertaking” has the same meaning as in the Companies...

      Amendment 125

      6 speeches

      Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: Moved by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle 125: After Clause 194, insert the following new Clause—“Update on the Fraud StrategyThe Government must...

      Amendment 125A

      2 speeches

      Lord Garnier: Moved by Lord Garnier 125A: After Clause 194, insert the following new Clause—“Failure to prevent fraud and money laundering(1) A relevant body is guilty of an offence...

      Amendment 129

      6 speeches

      Lord Agnew of Oulton: Moved by Lord Agnew of Oulton 129: After Clause 202, insert the following new Clause—“Civil recovery: costs of proceedings After section 313 of the Proceeds of...

      Amendment 136

      7 speeches

      Baroness Kramer: Moved by Baroness Kramer 136: After Clause 202, insert the following new Clause—“Whistleblowing: economic crime (1) Whistleblowing is defined for the purposes of...

      Amendments 137 to 140

      1 speech

      Lord Evans of Rainow: Moved by Lord Evans of Rainow 137: Clause 204, page 191, line 37, after “State” insert “or the Lord Chancellor”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 141 and 142

      1 speech

      Lord Evans of Rainow: Moved by Lord Evans of Rainow 141: Clause 205, page 192, line 33, leave out “subsection” and insert “subsections (1A) and”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 143 to 145

      1 speech

      Lord Evans of Rainow: Moved by Lord Evans of Rainow 143: Clause 206, page 192, line 38, after “State” insert “or the Lord Chancellor”Member’s explanatory...

  • Diocesan Stipends Funds (Amendment) Measure - Motion to Direct

    7 speeches

    The Lord Bishop of Sheffield: Moved by The Lord Bishop of Sheffield That this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Diocesan Stipends...

  • National Security Bill - Returned from the Commons

    The Bill was returned from the Commons with an amendment and a reason. House adjourned at 8.36 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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