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What's on in the Lords 3-7 July

30 June 2023

Baroness Prashar speaking in the Lords chamber


This week members will quiz the government on low traffic neighbourhoods, blood donation, food imports from the EU, income tax, LGBT discrimination in Uganda and an International Anti-Corruption Court.


Members continue further scrutiny of the Illegal Migration Bill, plus the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill and National Security Bill return to the Lords. 


The 75th anniversary of Windrush and creative industries are up for debate this week.

Read on for more.

Catch up


From 2.30pm


Members quizzed the government on:


Members continued further examination of the Illegal Migration Bill at report stage.

From 3.45pm

In Grand Committee, work away from the chamber, members began line by line check of the Non-Domestic Rating Bill.


From 2.30pm


The House questioned the government on:


The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) and National Security Bill returned to the Lords for consideration of Commons changes.

Members 'tidied up' the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill and the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill at third reading


Members quizzed the government following a statement on road fuel prices and the NHS Long-Term Workforce plan.

Urgent question 

The Lords pressed the government following an urgent question on the financial resilience of the water industry.


Members considered a 'motion to regret' aviation safety regulations. Put forward by Baroness Randerson, the motion regrets the delayed implementation of measures contained in the Aviation Safety Regulations 2023.


From 3pm


Members pressed the government on:


Members continued further scrutiny of the Illegal Migration Bill.


From 4.15pm

In Grand Committee, members debated regulations on:


From 11am


The Lords questioned the government on:


Further scrutiny of the Online Safety Bill began at report stage


From 1pm

In Grand Committee, members debated:

  • United Nations' International Widows Day
  • prospects of skilled graduate workers who are members of a trade union
  • geothermal potential for heat and power in Great Britain
  • Sino-British relations.


From 10am


Members debated:

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