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Lords debates war in Ukraine

2 December 2022

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On Thursday 1 December, members of the House of Lords debated the war in Ukraine and the threatened use of tactical nuclear weapons.

Debate

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (Crossbench), former Bishop of Oxford, 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 the debate included:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative), Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, responded on behalf of the government. 

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Watch and read the debate  

Find out more about the issues discussed: catch up on Parliament TV or read the Lords Hansard transcript.

Explore background information  

Find out more about the issues the debate covers in the House of Lords Library briefing.  

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

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