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Lords debates situation in Ukraine

10 February 2023

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On Thursday 9 February, members of the House of Lords debated the current situation in Ukraine.


Baroness Goldie (Conservative), Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence, 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 Soames of Fletching (Conservative), senior adviser on international geopolitical matters at Horatius Advisory, made his maiden speech in the House of Lords during this debate.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative), Minister of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, responded on behlaf of the government.

Get involved    

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 government. 

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