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What's on in the Lords 12-16 June

9 June 2023

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Topics this week include recruitment and retention of GPs, voter ID rules, violent incidents at football matches and dementia palliative care.


Detailed check of the Illegal Migration Bill and further examination of the Financial Services Bill continue.


Members raise concerns on subjects including the current performance of the NHS and the state of local government in England.

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From 10am


The Lords will debate the key principles and purpose of the following private members’ bills:

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Members questioned the government on:


Line by line check of the Illegal Migration Bill continued at committee stage.



Members questioned the government on:


Further examination of the Financial Services and Markets Bill continued at report stage


Public Order Act 1986 (Serious Disruption to the Life of the Community) Regulations 2023 
Motion to regret

Members debated a 'motion to regret' provisions in the Public Order Act 1986 concerning the meaning of the expression “serious disruption to the life of the community”. Put forward by Lord Coaker, the motion regrets that the regulations proposed as secondary legislation, which is subject to reduced scrutiny, include measures previously rejected. 

Motion to decline to approve

Later, members debated a 'motion to decline to approve' the regulations. Put forward by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, the motion states that the House declines to approve the draft Public Order Act 1986 (Serious Disruption to the Life of the Community) Regulations 2023 because Parliament has already rejected during consideration of primary legislation the proposals contained within those regulations.

Grand committee

Away from the chamber in Grand committee, members considered regulations on:


Members quizzed the government on:


Committee stage of the Illegal Migration Bill continued.



Members questioned the government on:


Members debated:


In Grand Committee, the House will consider regulations on:

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