UK society: Lords debate

15 January 2010

Members of the House of Lords contributed to a debate on making the UK a more tolerant, democratic and open society on 14 January.

Subjects discussed included: religious freedoms; devolution in the UK; elections and postal voting; multiculturalism; racism; and the Equality Bill.

In the House of Lords Members may table questions for debate, usually up to two hours and a half, on a specific issue or matter of concern. A minister responds on behalf of the Government.

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