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Lords debates support for Ukrainian refugees

7 April 2022

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On Wednesday 6 April, the House of Lords debated the government's plans to support Ukrainian refugees.


Baroness Helic (Conservative), former consultant to the BBC and ITV on Eastern Europe, put forward the debate.

This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.   

Members speaking  

Members speaking in this debate included:

Lord Harrington of Watford (Conservative), Minister for Refugees, responded on behalf of the government in what was his maiden speech in the House of Lords.

Get involved  

Watch and read the debate 

Watch the debate on Parliament TV or read the Lords Hansard transcript 

Explore background information 

The House of Lords continues to press the government on its response to the invasion of Ukraine. Catch up on previous questions, debates and legislation.

Find out more about the issues the debate covered in the Lords Library website on the War in Ukraine.

Learn more about how the House of Lords checks and challenges government.   

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