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What's on in the Lords 29 April - 2 May

26 April 2024

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This week members question the government on delays in tax incentive schemes for start-ups, replacing excise duty on fuel, sewage pollution in British lakes and rivers, supporting the study of the arts and humanities, and support for nuclear test veterans.


Members check and change the Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill and Litigation Funding Agreements (Enforceability) Bill, and make further changes to the Victims and Prisoners Bill.


Causes of child poverty across the UK and checks of imports and exports of agricultural products to and from the EU are both on the agenda in Lords debates.


Read on for more.

Catch up


From 2.30pm


The Lords pressed the government on:


Members continued check and change of the Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill.

From 3.45pm

In Grand Committee, work away from the chamber, line by line check of the Litigation Funding Agreements (Enforceability) Bill began at committee stage.


The root causes of child poverty across the UK was on the agenda in Lords debates.


From 2.30pm


From 3pm


The Lords pressed the government on:

Members also quizzed the goverment in statements on the Middle East, Port Talbot steelworks, health and disability reform, Telegraph Media Group sale and migration


Members continued check and change of the Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill.

Motion to regret

Members debated the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules in a 'motion to regret', put forward by Lord Oates.


From 11am


The House of Lords quizzed the government on:


Members debated:

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