Read transcripts of debates in both Houses
Produced by Commons Library, Lords Library and Parliamentary Office Science and Technology
Search for Members by name, postcode, constituency and party
Learn about their experience, knowledge and interests
A year-long programme of events, projects and resources
Discover what happens at the start of a new Parliament
Find out how you can get involved in the work of Parliament
Book tours of Parliament on Saturdays throughout the year
Visit the shop today for Father's day gift ideas
Book a school visit, classroom workshop or teacher-training session
Access videos, worksheets, lesson plans and games
Members of the House of Lords will discuss the Science and Technology Committee report ‘Pandemic Influenza: Follow Up’ in a debate on Monday 7 December, in the House of Lords
Chairman of the Committee, Lord Sutherland, will introduce the debate which follows the committee’s follow up inquiry into Pandemic Influenza.
The inquiry began in November 2008, before the emergence of swine flu and evolved when the new pandemic became apparent. The report contained criticism of the Government’s preparations for the pandemic - such as the delay in the operation of the National Pandemic Flu Service and the fact that the process of “whole system” testing was not carried out earlier.
The debate will include contributions from the following Members of the House:
Lord Tunnicliffe will respond on behalf of the Government.
The House will sit at 2.30pm and the debate is likely to start at approximately 4pm.
More news on: Parliament, government and politics, Health services and medicine, Health education and preventive medicine, Parliament, Lords news, Parliamentary business, Committee news, Science and technology, Communicable diseases