Results 1741–1744 of 1744 for speaker:Lord Skelmersdale

Postal Privilege (Suspension) Order 1999 (Revocation) Order 1999 (29 Nov 1999)

Lord Skelmersdale: rose to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Postal Privilege (Suspension) Order 1999 (Revocation) Order 1999, laid before the House on 20th October, be annulled (S.I. 1999/2863).

Postal Privilege (Suspension) Order 1999 (Revocation) Order 1999 (29 Nov 1999)

Lord Skelmersdale: My Lords, in recent months, not least during the debate on the loyal Address, there have been many references to the intermediate or new House of Lords. While the theoretical constitution of the House may be different, its role remains the same--to give advice to the Government, to review the Government's actions, and, if necessary, call on them to account for those actions. It is the last...

House of Lords: Powers (29 Nov 1999)

Lord Skelmersdale: My Lords, does the noble and learned Lord agree that to amend statutory instruments would cause total and utter chaos and confusion, simply because all pieces of legislation under the constitutional arrangements currently in place in this country--whether that legislation is primary or secondary--must be mutually agreed between the two Houses? For that reason, if one House seeks to amend a...

Nuclear Power Plants: Year 2000 Compliance (22 Nov 1999)

Lord Skelmersdale: My Lords, in his Answer to the Question, the Minister spoke of contingency arrangements to deal with failures of cooling systems. Surely there are other failures which may occur. Why did the Minister pick on cooling systems?

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