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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 27 of 102)
What's on in the Lords 14-18 November
Find out what's happening in the House of Lords from 14-18 November
11 November 2022
Lords debates music education
Members discuss the National Plan for Music Education. Catch up
10 November 2022
Serving passenger needs is key to better public transport
The Built Environment Committee has published its report, ‘Public transport in towns and cities’,
09 November 2022
Lords completes committee stage of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill
Members discuss the extent of ministerial power, the position of the negotiations with the EU, the European Court (CJEU) and more. Catch up
08 November 2022
What's on in the Lords 7-9 November
Find out what's happening in the House of Lords from 7-9 November
04 November 2022
Lords debates financial markets
Members debate the importance of stability and its impact on pensions, mortgages, and the rental market. Catch up
04 November 2022
Lords debates public service broadcasting
Members discuss the future of public service broadcasting, in the year of the BBC's centenary. Catch up
04 November 2022
Impact of UK-New Zealand FTA likely to be positive, if limited, says Lords committee
The economic benefits of the UK-New Zealand free trade agreement (FTA) are likely to be positive if limited, according to the International Agreements Committee.
04 November 2022
What's on in the Lords 31 October - 3 November
Find out what's happening in the House of Lords from 31 October - 3 November
28 October 2022
Procedure and Privileges Committee publishes Third Report
28 October 2022
Lords debates 50th anniversary of expulsion of Asians from Uganda
Members debate anniversary of the expulsion of Asians from Uganda. Catch up
28 October 2022
Lords debates Iran demonstrations
Members debate representations to Iran concerning recent demonstrations. Catch up
28 October 2022
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Government and BBC respond to Committee’s report on BBC future funding
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes responses from the Government and BBC to its report 'Licence to change: BBC future funding’.
27 October 2022
Lords examines Energy Prices Bill
Members discuss changes on scrutiny of ministers' powers and extending the scope of the scheme as detailed scrutiny begins. Catch up
25 October 2022
Life Peers' Life Stories
Hear first-hand from members of the Lords about their community work outside the Lords, their contribution to the work of the Lords and their journey to becoming a life peer
25 October 2022
Total results 1527 (page 27 of 102)