House of Lords Thursday debates
4 March 2021
The House of Lords debates anti-slavery projects, NHS staffing, support for hauliers and the UK space industry on Thursday 4 March.
Four short debates ('Questions for Short Debate') take place one Thursday every five weeks in Grand Committee, work away from the main chamber.
Thursday 4 March
- Commonwealth anti-slavery projects: 2.30pm
Proposed by Lord Chidgey (Liberal Democrat)
- Number of NHS staff after COVID-19: 3.30pm
Proposed by Lord Clark of Windermere (Labour)
- Hauliers transporting internationally: 4.30pm
Proposed by Lord Taylor of Holbeach (Conservative)
- UK space industry: 5.30pm
Proposed by Lord Willetts (Conservative)
Over 100 speakers are taking part (external website) in the debates, bringing a wide range of experience and professional knowledge to the subjects under discussion.
Debates are an opportunity for members to discuss important current issues and draw the government’s attention to concerns. A government minister or spokesperson (external website) responds at the end to the issues raised in the debate.
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