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What's on in the Lords 4-8 March

1 March 2024

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This week members question the government on domestic violence, extending UK visas for Ukrainians, prosecutions relating to the TV licence, installation targets for heat pumps, and a military national service.


The Lords continues making changes to the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill at report stage from Monday.


The UK's position on foreign affairs, the contribution of higher education to national growth, local regeneration, and International Women's Day are all on the agenda in Lords debates.


  • The Industry and Regulators Committee continues its inquiry into the regulation of property agents.
  • The Justice and Home Affairs Committee hears from Tony Smith CBE,
    chairman at International Border Management and Technologies Association, as part of its inquiry into electronic border management systems.
  • The Economic Affairs Committee questions Joseph Stiglitz, professor at Columbia University, as part of its inquiry into the sustainability of UK national debt.

Read on for more.


Catch up


From 2.30pm


Members questioned the government on:


Members made further changes to the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill at report stage.


From 2.30pm


Members quizzed the government on:


Members also pressed the government following a statement on the Angiolini Inquiry.


Over 60 members took part in a wide-ranging debate on the UK's position on foreign affairs.

Orders and regulations

From 3.45pm

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


From 3pm


The Lords pressed the government on:


Members continued making changes to the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill at report stage.


From 11am


Members pressed the government on:


The contribution of higher education to national growth and local regeneration of former industrial areas were both in the spotlight in Lords debates.


From 10am

Members marked International Women's Day, debating the steps taken to promote the economic inclusion of women.

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