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The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Lords news

The latest news on bills, questions, debates and committee work

Total results 1527 (page 10 of 102)
Trans-pacific trade bill undergoes further scrutiny in the Lords
China and deforestation on agenda as report stage examination begins.
17 January 2024
What's on in the Lords 15-18 January
Questions, bills and debates: discover what's coming up in the House of Lords.
12 January 2024
Members of the House of Lords participating in a debate
Short debates in the Lords
Climate change, integration of refugees, religious education in schools, the adoption of new vaccines and parity of health and social care to address dementia on agenda. Catch up
12 January 2024
Lords concludes line by line scrutiny of Automated Vehicles Bill
Emergency service vehicles on agenda as committee stage wraps up. Find out more
12 January 2024
Standards in public life under spotlight in Lords debate
Members discuss current state of UK parliamentary democracy in first Lords debate of 2024. Catch up
12 January 2024
Lords debates UK contribution to international development
Impact of climate change on developing nations on agenda. Catch up
12 January 2024
What's on in the Lords 10-11 January
Questions, bills and debates: discover what's coming up in the House of Lords.
05 January 2024
Better use of community sentences would help cut crime and ease pressure on prisons
The Justice and Home Affairs Committee publishes its report Cutting crime: better community sentences.
28 December 2023
Data Protection and Digital Information Bill has second reading in the Lords
Lords consider AI in the workplace and EU data protection at second reading. Catch up
20 December 2023
Greater clarity needed on regulatory divergence issues, says Lords Windsor Framework Committee
Windsor Framework Committee publishes letter to the Foreign Secretary about regulatory divergence issues
19 December 2023
What's on in the Lords 18-19 December
Questions, bills and debates: discover what's coming up in the House of Lords.
19 December 2023
Lords debates Victims and Prisoners Bill
Members consider an Independent Public Advocate. Catch up
19 December 2023
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Voter ID requirements should be made more accessible ahead of elections
Constitution Committee publishes letter to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Local Government) on Voter ID
19 December 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Forsyth of Drumlean
Hear from Lord Forsyth as he warns of a 'presidential' style of government
19 December 2023
Publication of social media guidance
The House of Lords Commission agreed to publish guidance for members on using social media.
18 December 2023
Total results 1527 (page 10 of 102)