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Members of the Lords questioned the Government on stroke cases, disability benefit, the Gulf War 1990-91 and nerve agent pre-treatment tablets and Britain's energy supplies during Oral Questions on 13 October.
Oral Questions take place at the start of business on Monday to Thursday and last for 30 minutes.
Questions are directed at the Government as a whole - not at specific government departments on set days (as in the Commons). They enable Members of the Lords to:
Questions are tabled in advance and printed on the Order Paper (
House of Lords Business).
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