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We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to support a national memorial to recognise the work of the emergency services.
My Lords, habitat loss comes in many forms, and often because of human activity, as in the loss of ancient woodland due to the construction of HS2. However, it can also occur because of climate change, as in the large landslide on the Jurassic Coast between Seatown and Eype in Dorset. Does the Minister acknowledge that this may require the intervention of infrastructure to provide...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to legislate to exempt Community Land Trusts from leasehold enfranchisement.
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 15 October 2013
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