House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 23 April 2024

  • Introduction: Lord Goodman of Wycombe

    Paul Alexander Cyril Goodman, having been created Baron Goodman of Wycombe, of High Wycombe in the County of Buckinghamshire, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord Howard of Lympne...

  • Covid-19 Vaccination: Coronary Disease - Question

    18 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the connection between COVID-19 vaccination and increased prevalence of coronary disease.

  • Expansion of Free Childcare - Question

    12 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implementation of the expansion of free childcare hours.

  • Care Worker Visa Regime - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government whether they plan to review the care worker visa regime.

  • Personal Independence Payments - Question

    16 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on disabled people and their families of changes being considered in the review of personal independence...

  • Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) (Amendment, Surrender and Compensation) Order 2024 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom That the draft Order laid before the House on 25 January be approved. Relevant document: 12th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny...

  • Goods Vehicles (International Road Transport Permits and Haulage Within the EU) Regulations 2024 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Lord Davies of Gower: Moved by Lord Davies of Gower That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 March be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 18 April. Motion agreed.

  • Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments

    • Motion on Amendment 1

      5 speeches

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom That the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 1. 1: Clause 11, page 31, line 36, leave out “a court or tribunal” and...

    • Motion on Amendments 2 to 17

      1 speech

      Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom That the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 2 to 17. 2: Clause 11, page 32, line 19, at end insert—“(1A) In...

  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (2nd Day)

    Welsh legislative consent sought Clause 2: The victims’ code

    • Amendment 19

      21 speeches

      Baroness Brinton: Moved by Baroness Brinton 19: Clause 2, page 2, line 36, at end insert— “(5A) Regulations under subsection (4) must make provision for a person to be able to obtain...

    • Amendments 20 to 22

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 20: Clause 2, page 3, line 13, leave out paragraph (c) and insert—“(8A) The victims’ code may make different provision for different...

      Amendment 25

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 25: Clause 3, page 3, line 28, at end insert—“(b) the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses, and(c) the Welsh Ministers.”Member's...

      Amendment 28

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 28: Clause 4, page 4, line 22, after “General” insert “, the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses and the Welsh Ministers”Member's...

      Amendment 31

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 31: Clause 5, page 4, line 27, at end insert—“(A1) Where the victims’ code makes provision about a service to be provided to victims by a...

      Amendment 33

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 33: Clause 6, page 4, line 38, leave out “victims’ code” and insert “duty in section 5(A1)”Member's explanatory statementThis...

      Amendment 35

      8 speeches

      Lord Bach: Moved by Lord Bach 35: Clause 6, page 5, line 25, at end insert—“(4A) Regulations under subsection (2) must require information about compliance with the victims’...

      Amendments 36 and 37

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 36: Clause 6, page 5, line 27, leave out “such” and insert “the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses and such other”Member's...

      Amendments 38 and 39

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 38: Clause 7, page 6, line 4, leave out “victims’ code” and insert “duty in section 5(A1)”Member's explanatory statementThis...

      Amendments 40 and 41

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 40: Clause 8, page 6, line 37, leave out “victims’ code” and insert “duty in section 5(A1)”Member's explanatory statementThis...

      Amendments 42 and 43

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 42: Clause 9, page 7, leave out line 40 and insert “duty in section 5(A1).”Member's explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on my...

      Amendments 44 and 45

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 44: Clause 10, page 8, line 26, at end insert—“(A1) The Secretary of State and the Attorney General, acting jointly, must—(a) keep under...

      Amendments 48 to 53

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 48: Clause 10, page 8, line 33, leave out “these purposes” and insert “the purposes of this section”Member's explanatory statementThis...

      Amendment 54

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 54: Clause 11, page 9, line 23, leave out “children or individuals” and insert “individuals who are under the age of 18 or”Member's...

      Amendment 56

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 56: Clause 11, page 9, line 34, leave out “such” and insert “the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses and such other”Member's...

      Amendment 57

      2 speeches

      Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede: Moved by Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede 57: After Clause 11, insert the following new Clause—“Duty to co-operate with Commissioner for Victims and...

      Amendment 58

      2 speeches

      Lord Russell of Liverpool: Moved by Lord Russell of Liverpool 58: After Clause 11, insert the following new Clause—“Training: support for victims(1) The Secretary of State must...

      Amendment 63

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 63: Clause 13, page 11, line 27, leave out “children or” and insert “under the age of 18 or who”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 74 and 75

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 74: Clause 15, page 12, line 31, leave out “children or” and insert “under the age of 18 or who”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 76

      14 speeches

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 76: After Clause 15, insert the following new Clause—“Disclosures by victims that cannot be precluded by agreement(1) A provision in an agreement...

      Amendment 77

      5 speeches

      Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede: Moved by Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede 77: After Clause 15, insert the following new Clause—“Free independent legal advocates for rape victims(1) The...

      Amendment 80

      15 speeches

      Baroness Chakrabarti: Moved by Baroness Chakrabarti 80: Clause 16, page 13, line 14, at end insert “or a sexual offence against the child or a child in the family”Member’s...

      Amendments 81 and 82

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 81: Clause 16, page 13, line 22, after “step” insert “of any kind”Member's explanatory statementThis amendment clarifies the extent of...

      Amendment 85

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 85: After Clause 17, insert the following new Clause—“Victim representations to mental health tribunals(1) Chapter 2 of Part 3 of the Domestic...

      Amendment 86

      1 speech

      Lord Bellamy: Moved by Lord Bellamy 86: Clause 18, page 17, line 17, at end insert—“(za) in subsection (1)(c), for “section 32” substitute “section 2 of the Victims...

      Amendment 87

      1 speech

      Baroness Bertin: Moved by Baroness Bertin 87: Clause 24, page 22, line 38, at end insert—“(3A) A counselling information request may be made only if the authorised person has reason...

      Amendment 88

      1 speech

      Baroness Bertin: Moved by Baroness Bertin 88: Clause 24, page 23, line 21, at end insert—“(10) A statutory instrument containing regulations under subsection (3B) is subject to...

      Amendment 89

      1 speech

      Baroness Bertin: Moved by Baroness Bertin 89: Clause 24, page 25, line 6, at end insert—“(1A) The code must in particular—(a) provide that an authorised person must, when...

      Amendment 90

      6 speeches

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 90: After Clause 25, insert the following new Clause—“Child victims of domestic abuse(1) The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 is amended as follows.(2) After...

      Amendment 93

      4 speeches

      Baroness Fox of Buckley: Moved by Baroness Fox of Buckley 93: After Clause 25, insert the following new Clause—“Collection of data on victims of crimeThe Secretary of State must...

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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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