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What's on in the Lords 27-30 November

24 November 2023 (updated on 24 November 2023)

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This week members question the government on the graduate jobs market, support for peace and democracy in Sudan, reform within the Metropolitan Police, support for children affected by climate change, and English flood defence systems.


Members will debate the Autumn Statement, NHS performance and waiting times, early years education, and the removal of free prescriptions for benefit claimants who fail to look for work. 


The main debate of the Automated Vehicles Bill is coming up on Tuesday.


Read on for more.


From 11am


The Lords will question the government on:


Members will debate:

Catch up



Members pressed the government on:


The House of Lords debated regulations on: 

Motions to regret

Countryside and rights of way

The House debated two motions to regret countryside and rights of way regulations. 

Scientific age imaging

Following the debate on scientific age imaging regulations, members discussed a motion to regret the regulations, put forward by Baroness Brinton. Members voted 165 in favour of the motion and 86 against.

Immigration age assessments

Members also considered regulations relating to the scientific methods that may be used for age assessments of those subject to immigration control, in a motion to regret put forward by Baroness Brinton. Members voted 164 in for and 75 against.



The House questioned the government on:


Members debated the key principles of the Automated Vehicles Bill at second reading.


In Grand Committee, work away from the chamber, members debated regulations on: 



Members quizzed the government on:


The House debated the Autumn Statement.


In Grand Committee, work away from the chamber, members debated the report from the COVID-19 Committee: Living in a COVID World: A Long-term Approach to Resilience and Wellbeing.

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