Birth of Darwin: 200 years

20 March 2009

Celebrations of the bicentenary of Charles Darwin were discussed in the Lords on 19 March.

Baroness Hooper introduced the debate, with contributions from Members of the House of Lords with experience and backgrounds ranging from public service broadcasting, the natural environment, the Church of England and more.

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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