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What’s on in the Lords 5-6 January

4 January 2022

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Review the questions, debates and bills that took place in the House of Lords from the 5-6 January.

Catch up

Thursday 6 January


Members questioned the government on:


Members questioned the government following statements on:


Members debated:

Short Debate

There was a short debate tabled by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Conservative) on the effect of rising energy costs on households, pensioners, and those on low incomes.

Members speaking included:

  • Lord Berkeley (Labour) member of the Built Environment Committee
  • Baroness Boycott (Crossbench) member of the former Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee
  • Lord Lilley (Conservative) former Secretary of State for Social Security

Read the House of Lords Library briefing on the debate. 

Wednesday 5 January


Members questioned the government on:


Members began the main debate of the Nationality and Borders Bill.


In Grand Committee, work away from the chamber, members debated
development of the capabilities of the Ukrainian Navy.

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